Who We Are


When you’re looking for more than just some motivational speaker, look to Collegiate Empowerment. We are a 501c3 nonprofit educational production company committed to Helping College Students Get What They Want & Need.

As Context Experts, we know college students better than anyone else. Since 1995, we have empowered over 1.8 million students and 35,000 professionals from 2,800 campuses during 5,000 events and counting. We facilitate high-energy, interactive, engaging, fun and seminars, retreats, and conferences that actually make a difference.

Collegiate Empowerment is home to a series of national best-selling seminars perfect for the first-year experience and student leadership development, part of our 125+ hour curriculum of What Every College Student Needs To Know®. All of our killer productions are designed, customized, and facilitated by our diverse, relatable, and ever-growing team of facilitators! We are here to make your job easier and to help you look like a hero. Best of all: if the students don’t like it, the campus doesn’t pay for it!


"Collegiate Empowerment offers professional staff and students equal levels of support in getting the job done well. You facilitate the challenge-by-choice very well and leads people down the path to finding their own answers."

— Anna Droste-Glowinski, Director of Student Life and Development
Ivy Tech Community College

"Collegiate Empowerment seminars always hits home for me. It’s very personal. It makes me think about myself. It’s really effective to get me to look inside myself to do things better."

— Amanda DeRose, Coordinator of Student Activities and Leadership
Carroll Community College