In a world that is weary and needing inspiration, Kimberly creates hope for a positive way forward.
After surviving a childhood of dysfunction and poverty, Kimberly became a CEO at the age of 26 years, only to have an employee commit fraud and then die by suicide. She rebuilt the organization into a powerhouse, only to be fired when she stood up to harassment. During the 7-year legal battle that followed, she lead an award-winning oral history project at the same time that her husband became terminally ill. They worked with medical teams across Canada to extend his life another 7 years until he passed away on November 6, 2021.
2022 was Kimberly’s most successful year in business, at the same time that she was reeling from grief and caregiver burnout, and a little thing called a pandemic! How?
By living with Grit and Grace!
Kimberly’s stories and life lessons about how to thrive through adversity inspire even the toughest critics. Leaders and talent at all levels of organizations report fundamental shifts in their thinking and outputs after hearing her speak.
Kimberly Lyall is a dynamic speaker, facilitator, and award-winning consultant whose insights about
resilience, growth, and purpose inspire people to live to their greatest potential. For more than 25 years Kimberly has enthralled people around the world with her ability to take them on a journey about themselves. Her energy and connection with audiences make Kimberly a powerful presence who captivates listeners and encourages them to live courageously and fully.
She is often the most remembered and talked about speaker at any event!
Kimberly has been featured in media such as Wider Horizons, The Question is Why, and most recently on the Chasing Success podcast. In addition to speaking she has consulted for organizations of all sizes supporting strategic planning, organizational development, and leadership. She is a YWCA Woman of Distinction, recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal, winner of a Governor General of Canada award, and the recipient of numerous honours from Lions Clubs International. She was recently given the Blackfoot name Kómmonoi Saamiaki (Blue Paint Headdress Woman).