Who Is Annelise?

(besides speaking nerd and boogie queen)

I want women to show up with confidence and smash their speaking gigs. 

My Mission

Change the stigma around “public speaking



By encouraging women to feel empowered by their voice, not terrified of it!

Annelise McCarthy

Director and Founder

Annelise McCarthy is a Women’s Speaking Coach with over 14 years public speaking training and 5 years coaching experience.

Having grown up with a lisp and genuine fear of public speaking, she understands why many people don’t exactly warm to the idea of speaking in front of others. Annelise specialises in teaching women how to feel confident in their voice, empowered by their message and captivate any audience.

A world champion speaker, Annelise has performed on state, national and international stages and believes that public speaking is a skill for life – are you ready to master it?

5th place at the World Individual Debating Public Speaking Championships, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Double Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Mandarin

Certified Speech & Drama Teacher (Australia)

Diploma of Communication (Teaching: Public Speaking) Australian Speech Communication Association

Why Work With Me?

If you’re looking for a coach who will make you sound like a copy and paste version of your favourite speaker. I’m sorry but, I’m not the coach for you.

However, if you’re looking for a coach who will help you fall in love with your voice, speak with authenticity, step into your power, feel confident in your abilities, challenge your mindset and teach you practical tips and tricks to smash any speaking gig – I’m the gal for you!

I want you to become a confident, articulate, empowered, captivating woman that can handle any speaking situation and command the attention of any room. Sound good to you?

Let’s do this!