inspirational KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Wani Iris Manly is simply a gifted speaker. Described as being “carried by a star-presence, that certain "je ne sais quoi” that so enthralls crowds and individuals,”Wani delivers unforgettable keynotes. She is the perfect balance of inspiration, high energy, practical, entertaining, fun, impactful and results-oriented. 

As a natural speaker, Wani thrives off the energy of the audience blending deep, real-world experience of being a successful entrepreneur, attorney, and author and life experiences with a magnetic stage presence to help audiences take action. Every talk she gives is customized to drive the biggest possible impact, combining engaging stories, gorgeous visuals, and practical techniques that push audiences to get fired up, shift to get the results they want.  

Having nearly two decades of corporate and business law experience including serving as in-house legal counsel to Fortune 500 companies, as well public corporations, Wani understands what corporations and business need to drive better outcomes. And it starts with corporate leadership and culture.  With her expertise of understanding corporations, coupled with inspiration, captivating stage presence and performance, along with a high-touch / high-service focus, Wani will deliver extraordinary value at your next corporate meeting or event.

THE WANI experience

1. authentic, RELATABLE & Approachable

Whether it’s with a corporation’s CEO, which she’s advised and counsel for most of her career, an entrepreneur who Wani herself is, or someone who desires creating their own lifestyle business, which Wani also has done, audiences will relate to Wani’s talks.


Let’s be real. No one wants to be bored at a talk, and you definitely won’t experience boredom with Wani. Wani’s talks are interactive, engaging, and entertaining. Your audience will be fully engaged, leaning forward, and hungry for more saying, “more please.”

3. in-depth experience

With 16 years working as an attorney having worked for both an international reputable law firm, starting a her own law firm and lifestyle business, Wani has a proven business leader with deep real-world experience, both in the corporate environment as well as an entrepreneur.


As a global citizen having lived in 5 countries, being bestselling author, an attorney, an entrepreneur having a foot in both the corporate and transformational world, Wani brings a fresh and compelling perspective.

5.  relevant and current content

With Wani’s talks, she brings relevant and real-time content that brings added value to solve the pain and problems you’re facing.


Instead of a ‘canned’ talk, Wani takes the time to learn about your organization, audience, and key objectives what is most valuable for them and delivers. Wani’s presentation will be on-point, relevant, and customized to your specific needs.


Your audience will leave with meaningful tools, frameworks, and techniques to shift their mindsets that can be immediately applied to real-world challenges, creating desired results.

8. interactive and EXPERIENTIAL

Information without implementation is just that, information, and often useless. When you attend a talk with Wani, one thing you can expect is the opportunity to implement the information you are getting right then and there so you can experience transformation on the spot, which audiences appreciate.

9. INSPIRING / High energy

Wani’s enthusiasm consistently inspires audiences. Guests will leave fired up, energized, and will take action and implement.


Wani is naturally a gifted storyteller and so her concepts are delivered through rich storytelling — not boring professorial directives. Emotionally-charged stories help the audience retain key points while enjoying a highly entertaining and yet educational experience. 


Wani believes in not wasting any moment will make every minute count. Your audience will be moved and inspired while gaining practical tools to improve their lives and performance. She will do whatever it takes to ensure your event is a roaring success.


No outrageous demands. No diva-like requests. Instead, Wani is professional, accommodating, and easy to work with at every step.