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Samara Bay

Speech Coach & Author
Permission To Speak

Samara Bay is a speech coach whose clients range from candidates for U.S. Congress to C-suite executives, entrepreneurs, international diplomats, high school girls, and Hollywood celebrities. She speaks and runs workshops all over the world supporting women and marginalized voices and her revolutionary Penguin Random House bestseller, PERMISSION TO SPEAK, is now available in 15+ countries.

“I love this book—funny, surprising, stirring, and so important! What a beautiful accomplishment and gift to put into the world.”—actress Rachel McAdams

“Permission to Speak goes beyond the easy ‘use your voice’ platitudes that power hashtag-girlboss memes. . . .The book never shies away from frank talk about the ways systems of oppression have squelched and silenced some voices, and at every turn, [Samara] Bay offers practical and doable exercises. . . . Bay writes with humor and ease, sharing stories from her own experience and those of her clients.”—Mindful Magazine, naming it #1 new book in mindfulness

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