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Kay Danes is an extraordinary speaker who commands the attention of her audience. She is funny, articulate and compelling. Her messages of courage and resilience will inspire YOU!

A remarkable woman who has an incredible life story. Kay has overcome many personal challenges,  including torture, following a horrific hostage ordeal she and her husband endured in 2000, when working as Security Managers in a communist state.

From director of security to humanitarian aid worker, Kay Danes has provided consultation to many groups, including the Australian Institute of Export, the National Human Rights Commission of Australia on the treatment of people under arrest or detained in prison, the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties; and the secretary to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.

Kay has addressed several U.S. Congressional forums on democracy, the US National Press Club, and the Conference on World Affairs with an audience of 91,000, previously attended by Eleanor Roosevelt and US Vice-President Joe Biden.

Kay’s presentations address key issues when working in a war zone, which became part of a National Debate in Australia on Afghanistan.

Kay is a tireless humanitarian with over 15 years aid work experience, in some of the most hostile countries on the planet. Her commitment to bridging communities through understanding and empathy, is recognised by senior Government officials in Australia and overseas.

Kay’s thought provoking presentations will leave YOUR audience wanting more!

Kay Danes speaks Globally…

Amazing new video by Ian Harvey – Director of Let’s Do It Pty Ltd.

Dr. Andrew Laming mentions Kay Danes in Parliament House during his presentation as part of the National debate on Afghanistan. (2010) – section begins at 6:20min mark.

Kay’s Media Appearances

CNN, BBC, ITN London, across USA radio talk back programs, The Today Show (US & Australia), Good Morning Australia, 9am with David and Kim, Sunrise, ABC’s Australian Story, Women’s Day Magazine, New Idea, Marie Claire, Who Magazine, Madison, Time Magazine, Asia Week and Soldier of Fortune, various world-wide newspapers.

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Kay’s Official Website: http://www.kaydanes.com

Kay Danes is on Facebook

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