Feather Ruffler in Chief. Old school & new fangled, I make a mean fried chicken w/tofu on the side. Chief Creative @ UnB2. Have folding chair will travel.
Kimberly Ellis is the Founder of Unbought – Unbossed, an incubator for the next generation of political disruptors. As the former Executive Director of Emerge California, the state’s most effective training program for Democratic women who run for office, Kimberly is a nationally recognized Progressive leader who has been credited with revolutionizing Democratic politics in California.
A captivating orator who educates, motivates and inspires people to action, Kimberly brings a wide breath of experience in traditional media and digital content creation.
Kimberly Ellis' skill, heart, and power as a leader and speaker was on full display when she moderated the nation's first national conference on women of color in politics -- She the People. She deeply connected to audience in the room and the hundreds of thousands online, lifted the vision and spirits of the women who had gathered, and connected them to one another and to a common vision of a politics and community that is just now coming into view. She is a master storyteller and a cheerleader for all that is good and right in the world.
I cannot think of any speaker who moves a room the way Kimberly does. She has an unusual blend of fierce truth, empathy and grace. She creates a feeling in a room that moves people toward collective action. I cannot recommend her enough.
Kimberly Ellis is a phenomenal motivator who speaks truth to power. Her ability to move the masses to make change happen has transformed California. She serves as a beacon for us all to follow. As a speaker, her dynamic style captivates her audiences by taking them on an unforgettable journey balancing her storytelling with her powerful delivery. Her call and respond method challenges people to be part of something greater than themselves. I could also say...she's about that life!
“Kimberly Ellis is a superb speaker. She is articulate and charismatic, energetic and forceful, thoughtful and well-informed. I highly recommend her as a speaker and presenter because of her intelligence, authenticity and style.”
There’s a preexisting belief that California is the center of innovation; a brand identity that we happily embrace. If California is where ideas and cutting-edge technology are born, then we believe the same is true for political innovation.
Introducing Unbought – Unbossed, a 3-year initiative designed to disrupt the disaffected political status quo by meeting people where they’re at to educate, motivate and inspire them to action to effect change at the ballot box.
An incubator for the next generation of political disruptors, at its core, UnB2 is about civic education, civic engagement and civic empowerment. It’s about recognizing that we’re in a moment of movement politics and leaning into the civics renewal that’s taking place across the country. It’s about transforming everyday people into empowered activists.