Hayley Mulenda

International Speaker, Author and Change Agent

Multi-Award Winning International Speaker, Author and Change Agent

After nearly taking her own life at the age of 18, Hayley realised how mental health issues are increasingly affecting millennials and she was passionate to do something about it. Hayley’s experience and insight makes her a credible voice for diversity and inclusion as well as mental health and well-being.


Hayley’s story has graced some of the world’s biggest stages from Wembley Arena to Oslo Spektrum. From helping leaders bridge the gap with millennials and Gen-Zs to creating a safe space and mentoring hundreds of young people from diverse and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, Hayley really is passionate to make a change. Hayley sits on the board of Wagamama as well as consulting their CEO to help reach young people from more diverse backgrounds.


Her unique set of skills has given her access to C-Suite Executives and Graduates from FTSE 100 and Fortune 50 companies, helping provide strategies that help employees with wellbeing and inclusion. Some of her keynotes have impacted Microsoft’s HQ in Redmond working with their senior leaders as well as speaking with the CEO & senior leaders of Unilever.


Her clientele has ranged from JP Morgan, Harrods, Clifford Chance, Google and The Cabinet Office.


As well as covering the private sector, she has been able to work with Government officials as well as The Commonwealth Secretariat to give her thoughts on social mobility and young people.


Hayley specialises in delivering unforgettable and powerful keynotes, Fireside chats, Q&A’s, workshops and seminars. Her talks have been described as mesmerising, impactful and life-changing.


Maya Angelou said it best, “you may not always remember what they say but with Hayley’s talks, you will always remember how she made you feel. Hayley will leave you feeling inspired.”


Alongside her Corporate work, Hayley has worked with several recognisable brands including Invisalign and is the Author of “The ABCs to Student Success” – where Hayley interlinks the alphabet, psychology and life lessons to ensure that students are able to deal with different circumstances that will enhance their success, not just academically, but in life as well.


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