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The Spirited Speaker

Robin Devonish aka "The Spirited Speaker

Is a highly sought after speaker and event emcee. She’s been the choice of event planners for entertainment and speaking for more than 10 years. Known for her breath-taking storytelling skills, inspirational principles and the command of a room, Robin has been called to speak and share the stage with headliners such as Lucinda Cross, Les Brown, Sherri Shepherd, KeKe Palmer, Carla Stephens and Darin Henson, just to name a few. As a writer, author, publishing maven, and cancer survivor, Ms. Devonish has the ability to turn your event into a highly entertaining experience.

 

Robin’s journey has been both inspiring and impactful. She has emceed and entertained thousands along the way to come to this realization: It is less about how many people you have in the room and more about the lifelong influence and experience each event brings. She has masterfully crafted her messages and stories while sharing strategies for real life improvements while keeping everyone engaged and entertained.

                                        Book Robin to be your next Emcee or Keynote at info@robinedevonish.com


Spirited Speaker Testimonials

“Infectious, commanding, comforting, and powerful are the adjectives that come to mind to describe my experience with Robin “The Voice.” I had the pleasure of having Robin Emcee my conference which was hosted at a very turbulent time in our society. It was the week after the 2016 election, and I was torn between canceling the event in NYC or postponing for a later date. The climate of the city was thick and heavy. I was most sure people weren’t in the mood to be inspired and encouraged.

Robin affirmed me to continue the course as planned and she came through in a major way. Despite all the protests on 5th Avenue that deterred guests, trains, cabs we all arrived at a central place, and Robin delivered.
She organically shifted the mood with her resounding voice. She spoke a message of inspiration and hope that leveled the room. From there we were geared to resume Business As Usual. Robin Devonish is a speaker, a leader; she is the VOICE I look forward to hiring for future events.”

— Nichole Bailey, Founder of Bits Of Faith, Inc.
“On behalf of Execute That! Conference we give a big thank you to Robin Devonish for being our EMCEE for 2016 and 2017. So many people commented positively on your role. Your warmth, humor, active approach, personal engagement with the audience and skilled facilitation on the panel was invaluable to the success of the event. Thank you for an absolutely fantastic job, Robin. You truly exceeded our expectations!!”

— Raquel Smith, Founder of Execute That!
“Robin was my Keynote motivational speaker at our “Woman of Faith in Business Seminar.” She was exceptional in the way that she captured the audience by sharing personal testimonies and teaching key points for success! I was delighted by her performance and would highly recommend Robin for any speaking engagements or events!! She’s a dynamic speaker, teacher, and entrepreneur all in one, to hire her would mean you would have a complete package!!”

— Christine Prosser, W.O.M.B.S Connect Alliance
“Robin Devonish, the Spirited Speaker and Publishing Maven is not only dynamic but a phenomenal, speaker and motivator! At my event, Robin captivated the audience with her gift of storytelling and teaching. The women were refreshed, renewed and given core strategies to help them transform their lives.”

— Monique Denton Davis, Founder and CEO of Embrace Your CAKE, LLC.
“If you’re seeking a personable, confident and easy to work with emcee for your event, then Robin Devonish; the spirited speaker is a great choice. What is most memorable in working with Robin was her unassuming way of engaging the audience and seamlessly having them interact with social media and each other without losing the focus of the event. Her capacity to include everyone in the room creating a personable environment is reason enough to have her host any treasured event. Blessed 2 Be A Blessing was blessed to have Robin charge up the room with laughter and reflective moments.”
— Velvette Mattison-Batson, I.E.W.P
I had the pleasure of meeting Robin Devonish at Lucinda Cross’ Dream Big Vision Board workshop in January 2016. I created an idea and expectations on what I would receive at this seminar, however, my expectations were exceeded by far. Robin brought life into the room and kept the entire audience engaged from the beginning to the end. She was real, funny, inviting and encouraging. I typically sit back and observe when I am in a large group, but her presence and energy had me excited to participate wholeheartedly.

As I was planning my first fundraising event, I thought to myself, who can I call on to entertain my guest, control the flow, ensure a great time and an awesome event. I called Robin right away, hoping she would be available to emcee and knowing that she would be the icing on the cake for my “dream big” event. I hosted my first fundraiser for Friend Village, a group home for developmentally disabled adults and Robin was the emcee extraordinaire. It was indeed an awesome event. I received calls and text messages from the majority of my guest the next day letting me know they had a phenomenal time.

Robin required minimal direction, I provided my vision and basic instructions, and she took care of everything else. The day was incredibly overwhelming for me as you can only imagine, having her there took the pressure off and gave me an opportunity to breathe and greet the attendees. My guests got up out of their seats, mixed and mingled with smiles, took photos together while giving generous donations for a great cause. Robin fostered an environment which allowed people to relax, participate and enjoy themselves while keeping my mission and purpose in full focus.

I appreciated her presence; she truly made an impact and made all the difference.
— Luv Friend, CEO, Friend Village, LLC
I have always admired her spiritual and creative whit to observe the audience while engaging them to participate. She is truly the spirited speaker and emcee. I’ve had the pleasure of attending a few events where she Robin was the emcee. It seemed to me that she has mastered the art of emceeing. Robin knows just the right tone to use and allow the spirit of God to lead her. It didn’t matter if it was a large audience or an intimate setting, she always has the right antidote to make things run smooth.

It’s because of those observations I made previously; I didn’t hesitate to book her for Eloquent Essentials Youth Scholarship Program (EEYSP) retreat - A Noble Retreat For Generational Wealth. I thank Robin for being available and adding her talents to my event. I honestly felt at ease knowing she was there and able to help speakers facilitate workshops, group gatherings and keep the attendees focused on the purpose of the retreat. The feedback from the participants was excellent. I look forward to partnering with you shortly for another one of my events.

I highly recommend Robin to anyone hosting an event. I trust they will agree that she is a valuable asset. May God continue to be the engine to her as she shares her gifts and talents. I trust that as her cup runs over, many will continue to be blessed through her.
— Rismia Johnson CEO, Eloquent Essentials Founder / Executive Director, Eloquent Essentials Youth Scholarship Program (EEYSP)
Robin, thank you so much for being the Master of Ceremonies for the 4th Annual Women on the Rise Forum & Expo 2017. Thank you for your professionalism and expertise, your wonderful way with words, your very personable approach and your great sense of humor. You made everyone feel welcomed, relaxed and connected. I particularly appreciated your ability to keep the audience engaged and focused on the forum’s key messages, Now is the Time and to support Women on the Rise. It was very impressive that you were able develop the acronyms for Women on the Rise to share with our guest! I would love to invite you to be our MC again
— Marsha Guerrier, Founder of Women on the Rise NY