I speak about leadership, education and authenticity.

Write-ups from journalists present at selected talks I’ve given.

Why introverts make good school leaders.

Format:45 min talk – Event:Telegraph Festival of Education- Audience: School leaders in state and independent sector.

Real diversity means working alongside people who think differently

Format: 2 min provocation from followed by 1hr panel discussion and Q and A.

Event: Challenge Partners national annual conference

Audience: School leaders and MAT CEOs.


Comments from people present at my talks or panel appearances

‘Very impressed with Iesha Small at Times Educationfest. Deep and has amazing gravitas. Everyone hanging on every word, including the panel.’ – Mary M, Oftsed Inspector and educational consultant.

‘Educationfest had some great speakers but I was most impressed with Iesha Small on leadership’ – Thomas S, teacher, writer and educational consultant.

‘Fantastic and authentic, your session was inspiring. Being honest is liberating and empowering.’ – Kerry Jordan -Daus, Trustee.

‘Thank you for a fab chilled and thoughtful session.’ – Amy Harvey, senior manager.

Follow @ieshasmall and you might one day have the privilege to hear her speak! Now on the power of ‘why’ & integrity in intention.’ Scintillating talk. Packaging success? Effecting change? Knowing your audiences? Being true the self? – Jeffrey Boyoake, writer and middle manager- via Twitter.

Iesha is magical; makes even me think maths is beautiful.’ Keziah Featherstone, Headteacher.
‘Iesha’s talk that had me close to tears with feeling of hope,’ Leah S. Creative freelancer

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