Nancy Davis Kho is a speaker, author, and podcaster whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and NPR affiliate KQED. Nancy’s book THE THANK-YOU PROJECT: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time was published by Running Press in December 2019. Nancy covers “the years between being hip and breaking one” at MidlifeMixtape.com and on the Midlife Mixtape Podcast, available on all major podcast platforms. The Midlife Mixtape Podcast won a 2020 Iris Award as Podcast of the Year and was included in Wall Street Journal’s list of 8 Podcasts for Anyone Nervously Facing Retirement. Nancy has been both champion and judge in the acclaimed international comedy-lit improv show, Literary Death Match.
Nancy is from upstate New York and now lives with her husband and two daughters in Oakland, California.
Nancy is a sought-after presenter and emcee at conferences and reading series. Past engagements include Mom2.0 Summit, Watermark Conference for Women, and MOCA+SF Salon Series. She combines an engaging, funny delivery with deep knowledge of subject matter, and an ability to shape her talks to support your organization’s goals. An overnight pivot to virtual book clubs and events in March 2020 has made Nancy adept at captivating virtual audiences to ensure they stay engaged throughout her talks, and come away feeling inspired.
Speaking topics include:
- Signed, Sealed, Delivered: How gratitude letters create connection, community, and joy
- There’s No Emoji for This: Analog letters in a digital world
- Midlife Mixtape: Thriving in “the years between being hip and breaking one”
- I Meant to Do That: Persevering through setbacks and reclaiming them as part of your process
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