Lavinia Thanapathy
Speaker Bio

Lavinia Thanapathy is a professional speaker on the people aspects of change. Her signature keynote “Embrace the Crazy” is about adaptability habits that turn resistance to resilience. 

She has delivered 2 TEDx talks and she was named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices 2020 for her thought leadership on change during the Covid19 Pandemic.

In 2022, Lavinia was named one of the Top 200 Global Voices in Leadership as she continued to be a sought-after speaker and media commentator on Personal Branding. Through her company Lavinia Club she delivers online courses on topics around Linkedin and Presentation Skills.

Lavinia is also an active advocate for gender equity and is the Founding Chair for the Inspiring Girls Singapore which ran the viral #thislittlegirlisme campaign in 2021. She is also a former Vice President of the Singapore Council for Women’s Organisations and a Past President of PrimeTime Business & Professional Women’s Association as well as a former Board Member of the charity HCA Hospice Care. She has received numerous awards for her work on creating an equal future.

Lavinia co-wrote the Amazon bestseller “Unleash Your Voice – Powerful Public Speaking for Every Woman” and regularly helps women to overcome their fear of public speaking with workshops and private coaching.

She found refuge from her education as a lawyer in branding and communications and has over 20 years of experience in protecting and promoting the reputation of organisations.

Lavinia manages her large unwieldy diplomatic family with her husband, a former German Ambassador.  They have 5 children ranging in age from 12 to 31. She is from Singapore, she was educated in the UK & Australia and she currently lives in Berlin, Germany.


Personal Branding Magic with Linkedin

See Beyond the Algorithm with a Linkedin Top Voice

Would you like to learn how to shine on LinkedIn? This is a session specially tailored for speakers, trainers and coaches by one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices.

Lavinia Thanapathy will be sharing her top insider tips and strategies as part of small and exclusive group of recognized LinkedIn influencers. 

She will pull back the curtains of Linkedin’s algorithm and help you to shine on the platform.

Starting with your personal branding strategy on Linkedin, she will also show you what it takes to create a stellar profile, network and plan your content strategy. You will walk away with the tools you need to stand out on Linkedin!

The key takeaways from her session will be:

1. How to build a personal brand on Linkedin

2. The magic formula for Linkedin Success

3. How clients can find you on Linkedin