About

“Kristin Pedemonti’s stories ring with Hope. They are good medicine for our weary hearts.” Elizabeth Ellis, Master Storyteller

“Kristin is an exceptional storyteller – she inspires through her amazing stories and gives confidence that allows you to believe that nothing can stop you. After meeting her you just have no excuse but to dare to realize your dreams.” – Anna Osińska, incubator Starter, Gdansk Poland

“Kristin has taught us about the most important currency of all, the currency of love.” Andrei Tolstopiatenko, Manager, World Bank Group

We become the stories we tell. As a Storyteller/Speaker, Trainer and Presentation Skills Coach, Kristin serves clients and audiences around the world to connect across perceived differences, communicate their life experiences and share their stories in a clear, compelling and connective way. She has presented in 20+ countries across 4 continents so far. Currently, she serves as a Storytelling Consultant at the World Bank where she serves staff to tell the human story beneath the data. Kristin also teaches and coaches storytelling and presentation skills around the world for clients such as JP Morgan Chase, MIT, and Inkubater Starter.

By the end of her presentation or training session; whether at a keynote, conference, or more intimate engagement, you will be energized. You too will realize you are the author of your own story; there is a world of possibilities where people are far more similar than different, risks are wings and you can create a life narrative that serves yourself and others.

In 2005 she sold her home & most possessions to create/facilitate Literacy Outreach Belize and has donated programs for 33K youth and trained 800 teachers how to use their own cultural stories in schools. Her book, A Bridge of Story: Risking it All to Connect Classrooms and Cultures is now available for purchase in the website store.

In 2013 Kristin facilitated Artfully Aware’s Community Created Book Project in Kenya, Ghana and Haiti. The books Ghana Is…   and Perseverance & Possibility in Kenya are available here.

She was the 1st American Storyteller accepted into the Kanoon International Storytelling Festival in Iran, February 2015.

Kristin currently resides in Washington DC where she lives with the Golden Girls.

Fun Facts:
She went to Burning Man in 2015 and camped with Pink Heart, yes it was amazing.
Kristin has been kissed by giraffes in Kenya, made groundnut soup in Ghana, performed yearly in Paris from 2008 to 2014 and couchsurfed across Europe on tour Spring 2010.
Kristin can sometimes be seen riding a pink drift trike in DC Bike Party.
She was 3lbs when she was born and does her best to live the phrase: “small but mighty.”

AWARDS

National Storytelling Network 2011 Oracle Award: International Story Bridge
Finalist is the TED Talks 2013 Worldwide Talent Search: The Young, The Wise & The Undiscovered

Affiliations
National Storytelling Network
Storytelling Center of New York City

For Booking: storytellerkp@gmail.com