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Tiffany Shlain


Included on NPR's list of  “Best Commencement Speeches, Ever”  and named one of Newsweek's "Women Shaping the 21st Century," Tiffany Shlain is an award-winning filmmaker, founder of the Webby Awards, and dynamic speaker known for her visually stimulating, big picture, provocative, inspiring, and engagingly funny keynotes. With clips from her films in the background, Tiffany brings audiences on a ride that will make them think, laugh, connect, and think some more in a way that most keynote settings don't generally experience.

Tiffany Shlain keynotes and speaks around the world at a wide range of events. If you’re interested in having Tiffany Shlain speak at your event, please contact Sawyer Steele at sawyer@letitripple.org 


  • Internet/Society & Technology
  • Tech Shabbats / Unplugging
  • Leadership & Vision
  • The Art of Negotiating
  • Filmmaking and the Creativity Process
  • Women in Society and Leadership
  • Jewish Identity
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Internet/Society & Technology

  • The Single Most Important Thing You Need to Understand About the Power of Technology
  • What Does it Mean to be “Connected” in the 21st Century?
  • How the Internet is Causing Us To Think More Interdependently
  • The Participatory Revolution: What Your Organization Needs to Understand
  • The Importance of Regularly Unplugging
  • How the Rules of the Film Industry are Being Rewritten by The Web
  • Digital DNA: Why Humans Need to Connect Online and How it’s Changing Us
  • Online Culture: The Attributes of a New Culture.
  • How The Web is Changing the Way We Work, Play, Love, Learn & Live
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 Tech Shabbats / Unplugging

  • What is a “Tech Shabbat?”
  • What Does it Mean to be Connected in the 21st Century, and What Does Day-of-Rest Mean?
  • Where is All This Technology and Connectedness Taking Us?
  • The Unexpected Benefits of Unplugging. 
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  • Making Things Happen: How to Use The Web, Moxie, and Creativity to Turn an Idea into Reality
  • Leading in a Connected World.
  • Shaping Social Change: How to Use The Web as a Vehicle
  • Social Change in Your Community, at Your School, for Your Cause
  • The Curvy Path of My Career: For this talk, Tiffany reviews her career and shows several award-winning short films, with two Sundance selections.

Filmmaking and Creativity

  • Cloud Filmmaking
  • The Creative Process
  • The Anatomy of a Film: Creating a Film Project
  • Self-Distributing Films Online
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Women in Society and Leadership

  • How The Web is Changing the Landscape for Filmmakers
  • Women & The Web: Technology’s Influence on the Way Women Lead, Mother, and Live
  • Motherhood in the 21st Century
  • Being a Jewish Woman in the 21st Century

Jewish Identity

  • American Jewish Identity in the 21st Century
  • Being a Jewish Woman in the 21st Century
  • The Tribe: A Case Study on the Film & Discussion Program and the Response 


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