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Loree Draude

Loree Draude

    • One of the first women to fly combat jets in the U.S. Navy. She deployed twice to the Persian Gulf and accumulated over 300 carrier landings. 
    • Spent 20 years in Silicon Valley, leading teams at startups and tech companies, including Google and Meta.
    • An executive coach, leadership trainer and motivational speaker
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Top Gun Leadership Lessons Webinar Clip

Top Gun Leadership Lessons Webinar Clip

Female Pilot on the Highs and Lows of Gender Integration

Female Pilot on the Highs and Lows of Gender Integration

She's Just Another Navy Pilot: An Aviator's Sea Journal | Loree Draude | Talks at Google

She's Just Another Navy Pilot: An Aviator's Sea Journal | Loree Draude | Talks at Google

Loree Draude Speaker Biography


Join Loree Draude—a seasoned leader and motivational speaker with a narrative shaped by extraordinary experiences–on a journey that goes beyond the ordinary. Loree's unique background, from soaring the skies as a groundbreaking naval aviator to influencing Silicon Valley's tech landscape, sets her apart as a speaker with exceptional depth and insight for every engagement.

As a pioneer in breaking the gender barrier within naval aviation, Loree not only flew F/A-18 Hornets and S-3B Vikings but also defied norms, becoming the first woman air wing-qualified landing signal officer during her second deployment. Her awe-inspiring story of resilience, leadership, and achievement forms the cornerstone of a narrative that is as empowering as it is distinctive.

What sets Loree apart as a speaker is not just her impressive background but the transformative impact she brings to her audience. Drawing on her extensive leadership roles in Silicon Valley, Loree navigates the complexities of the corporate world with a seasoned perspective. From leading teams at Google and Meta to founding her own companies, she possesses an acute understanding of the challenges and triumphs that define today's professional landscape.

Loree's one-woman show, "I Feel the Need," is not merely a theatrical performance; it's a powerful testament to her ability to captivate and inspire. This sold-out Off-Broadway sensation–recognized for Best Direction, and subsequent performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Hollywood Fringe Festival–attests to her skill in connecting with diverse audiences on a profound level.

As a speaker, Loree offers more than just a recounting of her remarkable journey—she imparts invaluable leadership lessons, resilience strategies, and a unique perspective on navigating change. Her personal and professional trials weave into a narrative that is as authentic as it is motivating.

Beyond the stage, Loree's diverse interests, including painting, writing, travel, yoga, hiking, and flying, underscore her commitment to a well-rounded and fulfilling life. This authenticity resonates in her storytelling, creating an immersive experience that transcends traditional motivational speaking.

Invite Loree Draude to your event, and provide your audience with more than just a speaker; offer them an opportunity to witness a transformational journey and gain insights from a leader whose story is unlike any other. Loree's impactful storytelling, coupled with her unparalleled leadership wisdom, ensures an event that leaves a lasting impression on every attendee.

SOAR: OVERCOME FEAR AND REACH NEW HEIGHTS (Keynote or Workshop)
Loree shares stories from her first deployment on the USS Abraham Lincoln and her 20 year career in tech, inspiring audiences to persevere through difficulties and find the silver linings in challenging times. She shares a simple framework to guide your audience through refining what matters most to them and how to optimize their personal and professional lives.
For: Inspirational, Leadership, Corporate Culture, Personal Development, Team Building

PLAY YOUR BIGGER GAME
Are you feeling stuck? Burned out? In this keynote, Loree delivers the Play Your Bigger Game framework, developed by fellow Co-Active Training Institute Coach, Rick Tamlyn. She shares her powerful story about her experience as one of only eighteen female combat pilots aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln and how you can play a bigger game in your life.

Audience Takeaways

In this keynote you will learn:

  • How to have a more positive impact within your family, your work, your community or organization
  • What meaningful work means to you and how to create more of it in your life
  • How to take responsibility and direct your destiny


MENTAL FITNESS: IMPROVE PERFORMANCE AND INCREASE HAPPINESS (Keynote or Workshop)
Your Positive Intelligence Quotient, or "PQ," measures the relative strength of your positive versus negative mental muscles. PQ is the measure of your mental fitness. Loree will demonstrate how you can boost your PQ significantly with practice. This breakthrough presentation (also offered as a workshop) will teach your audience to improve their performance and increase their happiness by Increasing grey matter in the PQ Brain region, home to your Sage (positive mental muscles), and decreasing grey matter in the Survivor Brain region, home to your Saboteurs (negative mental muscles).

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