Speakers Who Dare
Executive Producer & Creative Director: Tricia Brouk
NYC Event Host & Standup Comic: Terri Trespicio
Team Copywriter & Editor: Marissa Polselli
Co-Producer & Marketing Director: Jamie Broderick
NYC Event Photographer: John DeMato
Fashion Stylist for Speakers: Jeanne Rihm
Tricia Brouk is an award-winning director who helps speakers bring the art of performance to their talks. She has been at the helm of well over 100 theatrical events, TV series, films, and TEDx Talks. Every medium she works in has the same goal: telling someone’s important story. She was the Executive Producer of TEDxLincolnSquare, is the host of the popular podcast The Big Talk, and is the filmmaker behind several new documentaries. Tricia has been featured by the media numerous times including Entrepreneur on Fire, Inc. magazine, Forbes, Harvard Business Review and Playbill.
Jamie Broderick is a visibility strategist and business building mentor who has been the catalyst for the start and growth of thousands of businesses. Jamie is the leader of The Success Connection, a virtual membership network for women entrepreneurs, which she founded eleven years ago. She helps her members and clients build business relationships, become distinguished as credible experts, and monetize their platforms. Her 4-step signature system for building market leadership focuses on confidence, credibility, connections and visibility. Jamie has been recognized in Inc. for her work as the co-producer of TEDxLincolnSquare held annually in NYC, featured in Breaking Through, a film documentary about her commitment to help women become more confident in business, and interviewed on popular podcasts and regional TV and radio.
Iman Oubou is a Moroccan American self-made entrepreneur, former beauty queen (Miss New York US 2015 and 2nd Runner Up at the 2015 Miss United States pageant) and a published scientist, on a mission to change the women’s media landscape. Since receiving her degrees in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Iman has been using her public image and passion for science to improve lives around the globe. She has accompanied “Mission To Heal” on medical operations in South Sudan, Nigeria, Ecuador, and organized a relief assignment in her native Morocco in 2014 to help restore proper healthcare.
She founded SWAAY, a digital platform for women thought leaders changing the status-quo, in 2016, to champion the voices of female changemakers. Iman was named CIO’s number one “Female Entrepreneur to Watch” in 2018 and during the focal pitch contest at the Million Dollar Women Summit, Iman beat fierce competition to gain the top investment prize. She was also named one of 2018’s IBC Talk Speakers at Harvard Women In Business.
Speakers Who Dare is launching in collaboration with SWAAY, a digital magazine whose mission is to change the world through brilliant ideas in a fresh and stylish way. Founder Iman Oubou encourages innovation and entrepreneurship through visually inspiring and intellectually engaging content