Navigating New Spaces & Creating Opportunities in Business
Lilly Singh has made a major impact across industries and platforms, earning recognition as one of TIME’s "30 Most Influential People on the Internet" and Fast Company's "Most Creative People." Whether she’s launching companies, philanthropic initiatives, or writing a New York Times bestseller, Lilly has stayed ahead of the curve by embracing new opportunities with authenticity and a purpose-driven mission. In this engaging talk, Lilly shares action-oriented takeaways for connecting with your audience, developing content that resonates, and inspiring your team to embrace authenticity and new opportunities for growth and impact.
Storytelling: A Superpower and a Tool for Social Change
Authentic storytelling creates shared experiences that open our minds, touch our hearts, and lead to real change. Multi-media trailblazer Lilly Singh leverages her platforms and projects to shine a spotlight on underrepresented voices, centering her mission: “Change the stories. Change the culture. Change the world.” Storytelling is one of the only tools powerful enough to overcome centuries of beliefs and traditions that continue to marginalize millions today, and Lilly shares how to use storytelling for social impact in this riveting talk.
Gender Equality: Beyond ‘A Seat at the Table’
Women and girls are conditioned to believe success is “a seat at the table.” Creator, actress, and gender equality advocate Lilly Singh thinks we need to build a better table! In this hilarious, incisive talk inspired by her viral TEDTalk, Singh traces the arc of her career – from up-and-coming YouTuber to history-making late-night talk show host and founder of her own film and television production company – offering ways to build a more inclusive workplace and society where women and girls are encouraged and empowered to do great things.
“What will they think?” Letting Go of Shame
Lilly Singh is rapidly becoming one of the most effective and sought-after voices on gender equality. Singh understands the debilitating power of shame – on girls, families, communities, and culture. Born the second daughter in an Indian family, there were no congratulations sent to celebrate her arrival, just profound disappointment that she wasn’t assigned male at birth. Women and girls everywhere experience shame, pressured by their families and their communities to conform to specific societal norms. In this empowering talk, Lilly discusses how we can challenge these norms and beliefs to expand opportunities for women and girls’ – and ultimately end the question, “what will they think?”
LGBTQIA+ Pride and Authenticity
Trailblazer Lilly Singh shares poignant and uplifting insights about expanding equity, representation, and opportunity for everyone. As an outspoken advocate, Lilly offers a unique lens on supporting and affirming the LGBTQIA+ community in our lives and our workplaces and building a culture that celebrates everyone for exactly who they are.
Be a Triangle: Creating a Solid Foundation to Overcome Adversity
Based on her new book Be a Triangle, comedian, entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author Lilly Singh offers an honest, funny, and inspiring primer on learning to come home to your truest and happiest self. With her signature blend of vulnerability, light, and humor, Singh instructs readers to ‘be a triangle,' creating a solid foundation for your life to support you if you face adversity. Singh is passionate about helping others identify and achieve their goals, creating a motivating and memorable moderated conversation that inspires audiences of all kinds.
How to be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
Based on her #1 New York Times bestselling book, superstar Lilly Singh shares her secrets to being a bawse: someone who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly, and smiles genuinely because they've fought through it all and made it out the other side.
Lilly learned the hard way that while authenticity is great, it's not nearly enough. Hard work is the true differentiator to rising to the top of your game and achieving your dreams. In remarks that are powerfully honest, funny, smart, and insightful, Lilly reveals the lessons she learned as while taking the world by storm, and the tools she used to do it. Highlighting the paramount importance of real effort, dedication, and determination, Lilly's remarks serve as an actionable roadmap to ultimate bawsedom. From how to let go of FOMO, to the power of being nice, to optimizing your schedule, Lilly leaves audiences with tangible tools, and empowered to take on the world.
Lilly Singh makes a global impact for gender equality and inclusion through her projects across industries
Using the power of storytelling, media trailblazer LILLY SINGH is making a global impact for gender equality and inclusion with her latest projects across film, television, advocacy and beyond. Through her Unicorn Island Productions banner, her book club, Lilly’s Library, and her nonprofit, Unicorn Island Fund, Lilly spotlights underrepresented voices and challenges social and cultural norms to advance equity and transform the way the world sees and values women and girls.
Unicorn Island Productions has struck first-look deals with Universal Television Alternative Studio, Blink49 Studios, and Bell Media – developing projects across film and TV. A long-time leader in the space, Lilly has garnered a digital audience of over 40 million and shares an uplifting message: “Change the stories. Change the culture. Change the world.”
Working to create opportunity and possibility for everyone, Lilly shares her insights in hilarious, memorable, and poignant talks.
Watch Lilly Singh’s top-five most popular TEDTalk of 2022 >>
Lilly Singh delivers humor and empowerment in every event, helping audiences think outside the box and ‘be a triangle’
Award-winning actor, producer, writer, creator and NYT bestselling author LILLY SINGH brings humor and heart to every event – empowering audiences with her message, “be a triangle.” Lilly is an expert motivational speaker – deep-diving into what it means to find your purpose in life and taking audiences along for the ride. Now the judge of Canada’s Got Talent, host of the upcoming primetime quiz show Battle of the Generations, and starring as one of the lead roles in the Disney+ series, The Muppets Mayhem, Lilly made history as the first woman of color to host a network late-night TV show in over thirty years. She continues to break boundaries in storytelling through her Unicorn Island Productions (which has numerous TV and film projects in development), the nonprofit, Unicorn Island Fund (which uses the power of storytelling to challenge social norms and advance educational and financial opportunities for women and girls), and her fast-growing book club, Lilly’s Library (which promotes South Asian voices in literature). Through stories, Lilly challenges the status quo to advance equity and inclusion.
In her engaging and uplifting talks, Lilly touches on lessons in life and business that resonate with any audience – from bending the old rules, to telling an authentic story, to innovating in marketing and media for social impact.
Watch Lilly Singh’s top-five most popular TEDTalk of 2022 >>
#1 New York Times bestselling author Lilly Singh is making an impact with her TED Talk on equity in the workplace
Award-winning YouTube creator and bestselling author LILLY SINGH is making a major impact with her TEDWomen Talk ‘A seat at the table’ isn’t the solution for gender equality. The #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be a Bawse delves into what she’s learned about inclusivity and gender equity as a self-made force in Hollywood and as the first woman in 20 years to host a network late night show, NBC’s A Little Late with Lilly Singh. Balancing data-based analysis with her personal experience, she reveals why simply offering women and girls a seat at the table isn’t enough to overcome systemic perils even when organizations have the best of intentions. With her signature blend of vulnerability, insight, and humor, Singh shares no-nonsense, practical solutions for gender equity in a refreshingly honest and ultimately hopeful keynote speech.
Singh is an expert at creating heart-warming, hilarious, and thought-provoking content (she has almost 15M subscribers and over 3B views) online and in her writing – her latest book Be a Triangle: How I Went from Being Lost to Getting My Life into Shape is already receiving critical acclaim. An advocate for everyone who is forging their own path, her viral TED Talk captures her ethos: her unique perspective, her gift for fostering meaningful conversations, and her commitment to building a better world. As Singh writes for Bazaar, “None of this will be easy, but it’s all necessary to build a future where we create bigger, better tables instead of fighting for a seat at the old ones. A future where we are all seated as equals.”
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Lilly Singh’s new book ‘Be a Triangle’ is about coming home to your truest and happiest self
Comedian, entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author of How to Be a Bawse LILLY SINGH is teaching readers to ‘unsubscribe’ from cookie-cutter ideals in her new book Be a Triangle: How I Went from Being Lost to Getting My Life into Shape. The award-winning YouTube personality and former host of NBC’s A Little Late with Lilly Singh provides a safe space where readers can learn how to create a sense of peace within themselves. Without sugar-coating what it’s like to face adversity – including Singh’s intensely personal struggles with identity, success, and self-doubt – she offers an honest, funny, and inspiring primer on learning to come home to your truest and happiest self. Be a Triangle has been named one of the Best Self-Help Books of the Year by Indigo, among numerous other accolades. Singh is passionate about helping others identify and achieve their goals, creating a motivating and memorable conversation that inspires audiences of all kinds.
With her signature blend of vulnerability, light, and humor, Singh instructs readers to ‘be a triangle’, creating a solid foundation for your life to support you if you face adversity, as she puts it: “we must create a place, a system of beliefs, a simple set of priorities to come back to should life lead us astray, which it definitely will.” Like a wise, empathetic friend who always keeps you honest, Singh pushes you to adjust your mindset and change your internal dialogue. The result is a deeply humane, entertaining, and uplifting guide to befriending yourself and becoming a true “miracle for the world.” She has also launched a virtual book club, Lilly’s Library, to create community and highlight authors who identify as South Asian, broadening representation across the literary world. Heralded for her candor and comedy, Singh offers hilarious, empowering, and informative conversations about her career, diversity, activism, pop culture and more.
Lilly Singh is a multi faceted entertainer, actress, producer, writer and creator A leading force in popular culture, she has amassed a global audience of nearly 40 million followers across her social media channels.
Upcoming, Singh will star in the new Disney+ comedy series The Muppets Mayhem alongside several Muppet stars The series will follow The Electric Mayhem Band as they go on an epic musical journey to finally record their first studio album Singh will play the ( lead role of “ a driven junior A&R executive tasked with managing and wrangling the mayhem that is The Electric Mayhem Band With the help of “ the old school Muppet band comes face to face with the current day music scene as they try to finally go platinum.
In 2022 Lilly starred in the DreamWorks Animation action comedy The Bad Guys which premiered to a global box office of over 230 million. Also last year Singh made her debut a judge on the inaugural season of Canada’s Got Talent alongside Howie Mandel, Kardinal Offishall and Trish Stratus on Citytv On the heels of its hit first season, Lilly will return for the second season in 2023.
Singh struck first look deals with Universal Television Alternative Studio ( and Blink 49 Studios and Bell Media with her Unicorn Island Productions banner that she leads with Polly Auritt Singh is developing numerous projects across film and television Debuting from the company in 2023 as a YouTube Original series is “The Mindful Adventures of Unicorn Island”, in partnership with Headspace Studios She is attached to star in a Netflix comedy series, which she is developing with Kenya Barris' Khalabo Ink Society.
In addition to her projects under Unicorn Island Productions, Singh launched Lilly’s Library to further their mission of spotlighting South Asian stories for everyone Since its January 2022 launch, the book club highlights stories of underrepresented and underestimated people to help change entrenched cultural narratives and advance gender justice.
An author herself, Lilly has published two books, including the 1 New York Times bestseller “How To Be A Bawse A Guide to Surviving Conquering Life” and “Be a Triangle How I Went from Being Lost to Getting My Life Into Shape”, which debuted in April 2022 as an instant best seller in Canada and India. As an extension of her Unicorn Island banner, Singh launched the Unicorn Island Fund, which believes that the stories we tell have the power to change culture, advance equity and transform the way the world sees and values people who have been underrepresented and underestimated for far too long. Much of the fund’s effort is focused on girls, who continue to be systemically undervalued across cultures and geographies. UNICEF appointed Lilly as one of their Goodwill Ambassadors, where she’s advocated for gender equity in countries around the world since 2017.
A trailblazer from her start on digital media to traditional airwaves, Singh was the only woman to host a late
night show on a broadcast network television in nearly two decades for her NBC show “A Little Late with Lilly Singh.” Additional film and TV credits include Fahrenheit 451, Riverdance : The Animated Adventure Ice Age: Collision Course, Dollface and Bad Moms.
Singh was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Hollywood Entertainment list, Fast Company’s Most Creative People and TIME named her one of the most influential people on the internet A successful entrepreneur, Singh released her own best selling signature lipstick called BAWSE with Smashbox and has collaborated with Calvin Klein, Pantene, Johnnie Walker and Olay.
Lilly resides in Los Angeles, California, and was born in Toronto, Canada.