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Kara DioGuardi


Grammy Nominated Songwriter on telling your story, team building, courage, passion, & inspiring growth personally and as an organization.

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Kara DioGuardi: Speech Topics


① THE POWER OF THE TRUTH | ② COMMON DENOMINATOR | ③ THE UNIQUE VOICE | ④ PASSION & INNOVATION

① The Power of the Truth


Telling your unedited story to build courage, intimacy, compassion and strength in your work and personal relationships.

② Common Denominator


Finding the Common Denominator in the room and using that as a foundation for relationships. Assessing strengths and weaknesses to build the right teams.

③ The Unique Voice


Finding the unique voice within each of your team members - Seeking individual strengths tied to personal and professional history.

④ Passion & Innovation


Inspiring growth, development and fresh perspectives in organizations.


Kara DioGuardi: Books


A Helluva High Note: Surviving Life, Love, and American Idol

A Helluva High Note inspires readers to find, develop and follow their own true voice. … ➡︎

Kara DioGuardi: Bio



      
Kara DioGuardi is a Grammy nominated songwriter, former American Idol judge, producer and music publisher. She was included in Mirabella Magazine's “Phenomenal Women 2018 Issue.” For the past five years, she has been a Herb Albert Visiting Scholar at Berklee College of Music. As one of the most successful contemporary songwriters in the world, Kara’s songs have appeared on more than 160 million albums. She has won 20 BMI awards for most performed songs, including BMI’s 2007 Songwriter of the Year award. She’s had over 320 songs released by major labels, 150 songs on platinum selling albums, and over 50 charting singles. Her credits include successes and collaborations with artists such as P!nk, Katy Perry, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato, Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood, Colbie Caillat, Enrique Iglesias, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Darius Rucker, Faith Hill, Santana and many more.

Kara is also an established record producer, record executive, music publisher and author. As Executive Vice President at Warner Brothers Records, Kara signed artists like Jason Derulo. Her publishing company, Arthouse Entertainment, boasts hits from Bruno Mars, Carrie Underwood, Jason Derulo, Rihanna, Eminem, B.O.B.,Florida Georgia Line, and Jon Bellion.

Additionally, Kara was a judge on seasons 8 and 9 of the hit FOX show, American Idol, and featured as the head judge on Bravo’s songwriting reality show competition, Platinum Hit. In the fall of 2011, Kara made her Broadway stage debut as merry murderess, Roxie Hart, in the Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO.

Kara built five recording studios at Phoenix House, one of the nation’s leading non-profits dedicated to leading individuals, families, and communities affected by addiction from disrupted to productive lives. She also has an educational scholarship in her family’s name at the Columbus Citizens Foundation that provides financial support to students of Italian descent. In 2016, Kara co-founded Inspired Nation, a non-profit organization that aims to build a bridge between the talent and dreams of our youth and their hope for a better, more inspired world. Inspired Nation has set out to redefine vocal competitions not just as a way to celebrate talent and foster confidence, but as a conduit for youth appreciation and community activism. All of the proceeds from the Inspired Nation’s regional singing competitions benefit local charities.

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KARA DIOGUARDI


Grammy Nominated Songwriter on telling your story, team building, courage, passion, & inspiring growth personally and as an organization.

SPEECH TOPICS

① The Power of the Truth

Telling your unedited story to build courage, intimacy, compassion and strength in your work and personal relationships.
② Common Denominator

Finding the Common Denominator in the room and using that as a foundation for relationships. Assessing strengths and weaknesses to build the right teams.
③ The Unique Voice

Finding the unique voice within each of your team members - Seeking individual strengths tied to personal and professional history.
④ Passion & Innovation

Inspiring growth, development and fresh perspectives in organizations.
BOOKS




BIO


Kara DioGuardi is a Grammy nominated songwriter, former American Idol judge, producer and music publisher. She was included in Mirabella Magazine's “Phenomenal Women 2018 Issue.” For the past five years, she has been a Herb Albert Visiting Scholar at Berklee College of Music. As one of the most successful contemporary songwriters in the world, Kara’s songs have appeared on more than 160 million albums. She has won 20 BMI awards for most performed songs, including BMI’s 2007 Songwriter of the Year award. She’s had over 320 songs released by major labels, 150 songs on platinum selling albums, and over 50 charting singles. Her credits include successes and collaborations with artists such as P!nk, Katy Perry, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato, Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood, Colbie Caillat, Enrique Iglesias, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Darius Rucker, Faith Hill, Santana and many more.

Kara is also an established record producer, record executive, music publisher and author. As Executive Vice President at Warner Brothers Records, Kara signed artists like Jason Derulo. Her publishing company, Arthouse Entertainment, boasts hits from Bruno Mars, Carrie Underwood, Jason Derulo, Rihanna, Eminem, B.O.B.,Florida Georgia Line, and Jon Bellion.

Additionally, Kara was a judge on seasons 8 and 9 of the hit FOX show, American Idol, and featured as the head judge on Bravo’s songwriting reality show competition, Platinum Hit. In the fall of 2011, Kara made her Broadway stage debut as merry murderess, Roxie Hart, in the Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO.

Kara built five recording studios at Phoenix House, one of the nation’s leading non-profits dedicated to leading individuals, families, and communities affected by addiction from disrupted to productive lives. She also has an educational scholarship in her family’s name at the Columbus Citizens Foundation that provides financial support to students of Italian descent. In 2016, Kara co-founded Inspired Nation, a non-profit organization that aims to build a bridge between the talent and dreams of our youth and their hope for a better, more inspired world. Inspired Nation has set out to redefine vocal competitions not just as a way to celebrate talent and foster confidence, but as a conduit for youth appreciation and community activism. All of the proceeds from the Inspired Nation’s regional singing competitions benefit local charities.

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