Sylvia Baffour

Professional Speaker

About Sylvia

Sylvia Baffour is a leading emotional intelligence speaker recently ranked among HubSpot’s Top 15 Female Motivational Speakers, alongside the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Mel Robbins and Iyanla Vanzant. She uses her Dare to Care™ EI Framework to help individuals and organizations thrive and succeed with emotional intelligence strategies.

Over the past 18 years, she’s had the pleasure of working with organizations such as Whirlpool, SAP, Capital One, The World Bank and the Department of Defense to name a few. She is among the most sought-after speakers and professional development and delivers customized, thought-provoking presentations that leave audiences energized with useful take-home value.

Her experiences having lived in several countries across the globe afford her unique insight and perspective in relating to and connecting with diverse audiences.

Travels from: Washington DC

Speaker Fees Available Upon Request

Top Reasons Clients Hire Sylvia Baffour

  1. She is ranked among the Top 15 Female Motivational Speakers by HubSpot, the world’s leading inbound marketing and sales platform.
  2. Audiences benefit from her proprietary Dare to Care™ Framework, which introduces them to emotional intelligence tools and strategies needed to thrive and succeed in and out of the workplace. 
  3. Clients consistently single out her ability to both deeply understand their needs and customize her presentation, as an invaluable asset. 

Most Requested Programs

Dare to Care™: How Leaders Inspire & Influence with Emotional Intelligence
Cultivating Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty & Change
Embrace & Celebrate the Passionate Administrative Professional Within
Building a Healthy Culture in a Virtual World

Speaker Area of Focus

  • Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Change Management
  • Virtual Culture
  • Team Building
  • Women’s Empowerment
  • Customer Experience
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“If you are looking for a thought provoking, engaging and impactful speaker on the topic of emotional intelligence– look no further than Sylvia. I brought Sylvia in to lead a session on Emotional Intelligence for an Equality Lounge hosted by my organization. Sylvia’s presentation was very well received. She knows how to create an immediate connection with the audience, inspire self-reflection and move them to understand where they are on the spectrum of emotional intelligence.”

— Gretchen N., Former VP of Global Engagement, SAP

“Sylvia did an exceptional job presenting to our group. The effort she made to understand who we are and the needs of our team was extraordinary. Her preparation was diligent and her presentation was highly engaging and personalized.”

— Maralyn L., Assoc. Dir of Quality Management, Penn Medicine

“Sylvia is a consummate professional and uniquely connects with her audience in every possible way. She was very well-prepared, shared great stories related to life and the program content, and was right on message with everything for our Corporate Retreat. The Corporate Team loved her. Without question, we would have Sylvia come back!”

— Kenneth S., Director of HR, Somatus Inc.

“What an inspiring session Sylvia. The connection between strengthening emotional intelligence and building a more inclusive and positive workplace makes so much sense. I’m so glad I had the opportunity to join your session today.”

— Sara H., Former General Counsel, Whirlpool Inc.

Past Clients