SpeakerMatch Teleseminar Series
Speaking At Colleges — How to Get In
How one stuttering comedian did it and so can you!
Guest: Nina G
This was a 60 minute teleseminar which took place on April 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Central Time
Jerry Seinfeld said a lot of comedians won’t play colleges because the students are “too PC [politically correct].” Nina G says, “more gigs for the rest of us!” Nina G is a stuttering comedian and dyslexic writer. Nina has performed all over the U.S. and is a favorite among colleges as a comedian, trainer and keynote speaker. As a speaker she knows what colleges look for and how to help them make the most out of their events. As a counselor at a California Community College, she has planned and executed events and knows what barriers schools encounter at an institutional level.
What Was Covered in This Interview:
- Is the college and university audience right for you?
- What you and your meeting planner need to consider before booking
- Connecting your topic to serve the college’s goals
- How the right press kit can save colleges time and money
- How to help colleges pull an audience in
- Where’s the money at? How does budgeting a speaker work, how we are paid, and selling our swag
About Our Guest
Nina G is the San Francisco Bay Area’s favorite female stuttering stand up comedian. She is also a disability activist, storyteller, author and educator. She brings her humor to help people confront and understand social justice issues such as disability, diversity, and equity. When she isn’t performing at comedy clubs like the San Francisco Punchline or the Laugh Factory, she is playing colleges and presenting as a keynote speaker to children with disabilities and training professionals! Nina is part of the comedy troupe The Comedians with Disabilities Act, which brings laughter and awareness to audiences of all ages across the country. She is the author of a children’s book titled, Once Upon An Accommodation: A Book About Learning Disabilities, that helps children and adults advocate for their rights as a person with a disability. Nina’s one person show, Going Beyond Inspirational, which is a comical exploration about growing up with Learning and Speech Disabilities debuted in 2015 and was featured on CBS San Francisco Local.
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