SpeakerU is a NSANYC program led by Casey Carpenter and Quinn Lemley designed to help you leverage a must-know curriculum that all successful speakers need to master.

SpeakerU Includes:


Virtual Classes covering the following topics:

  • Topic Development
  • Business Building
  • Audience Engagement
  • Personal Branding
  • AI
  • Social Media


In person Boot Camps Helping you zero in on your speaking topic.

Get the chops to perform a 5-minute speech and walk out with a video for your website!


“Get ‘Er Done” Days
An experienced professional and your community will guide you towards finishing whatever project you need to work on.

Investment for NSANYC Members:
$997.00 – Registration ends on October 16, 2023

Investment for Non-Members:
Sign up during Early Bird Registration and receive complimentary admission to three NSANYC in-person chapter meetings!

Early Bird $1697 – Early Bird Registration ends September 15, 2023
Regular $1997 – Regular Registration ends October 16, 2023

SpeakerU Dean, Casey Carpenter.

Keynote Speaker. Consultant. Founder & CEO at Speak & Own It Communications, LLC.

SpeakerU Assistant Dean, Quinn Lemley.

Star of the critically acclaimed shows Rita Hayworth The Heat Is On! & Burlesque to Broadway, Entrepreneur, Speaker, TV Host of Secrets of the Stage. SpeakerU alumna.

A SpeakerU Graduate Says:

“The expert guidance, tools, and mentorship from exceptional and successful speakers was much more than I expected. I went in with just a notion of what I want to speak on and came out ready to hit the stage. The encouragement and honesty is refreshing and the relationships that flourish are a bonus.”

– Eon Towler, Customer Experience Consultant

Program Partially Sponsored by:

Cooper & Cooper


1. Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 6:30 PM – Virtual
2. Wednesday, November 1,2023 at 6:30 PM – Virtual
3. Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 6:30 PM – In-person (Location to be announced)
4. Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 6:30 PM – Virtual
5. Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 6:30 PM – Virtual
6. Wednesday, January 3, 2023 at 6:30 PM – Virtual
7. Wednesday, January 17, 2023 at 6:30 PM – Virtual
8. Wednesday, January 31, 2023 at 6:30 PM – In-person (Location to be announced)

Virtual Get ‘Er Done Days
Friday, November 3, 2023 at 12:00 Noon
Friday, December 22 (virtual) 12:00 noon
Friday, January 26 (virtual) 12:00 noon

In-Person Bootcamp Days
Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 9:30 AM
Saturday, February 3, 2023 at 9:30 AM
Sunday, February 4, 2023 at 9:30 AM

Graduation at NSANYC’s In-Person Chapter Meeting
Friday, February 9 at 1:00 PM

A SpeakerU Graduate Says:

“SpeakerU is a superbly supportive environment where mentors and colleagues spark “Eureka!” moments with their wonderfully cogent insights. I learned to think very differently about how to frame my message and organize content.”

– Chaplain Elizabeth J. Berger. MS, APBCC