Jackie Huba teaches us how to start a social movement, and shares what can drag queens teach you about confidence. Join Laura Gassner Otting as she hosts this episode of LGOtv with special guest, Jackie Huba – Civic Activist, Confidence Creator, Drag Aficionado.
1:55 – How does a person go from being a kid to doing a TEDx in drag?
3:36 – “I understood what it meant to be a super-fan from the smallest, smallest age.”
5:18 – “We were big Devo fanatics!”
8:16 – “You are playing a character in this world all the time, and you don’t even think about it.”
9:55 – “I found RuPaul’s Drag Race.”
13:20 – Power Priming your brain.
15:40 – “Some of it is delusion!”
25:42 – “I have a new talk, but I’m going to come out in my drag persona.”
25:38 – “I had no idea how this corporate audience was going to react to this.”
32:00 – Creating Drag Out the Vote
33:25 – “When I realized, after the election, that a hundred million people didn’t vote and could have made a difference in so many different ways, I was possessed.”
35:13 – “What would Lady GaGa do?”
42:43 – Jackie Huba appeared on The Daily Show
45:12 – “Fundraising was going so well until March.”
45:55 – Shared Sacrifice
49:32 – Tell me who your favorite Drag Queens are?
Washington Post Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker, Laura Gassner Otting, inspires people to push past the doubt and indecision that keep great ideas in limbo because her presentations make listeners think bigger and accept greater challenges that reach beyond their limited scope of belief.
She delivers strategic thinking, well-honed wisdom, and perspective generated by decades of navigating change across the start-up, nonprofit, political, as well as philanthropic landscapes. Laura dares listeners to find their voice, and generate the confidence needed to tackle larger-than-life challenges. She leads them to seek new ways of leading, managing, and mentoring others.