Founder and President
of Southwestern Empowerment




Founder and President of Southwestern Empowerment


Learn More About Katy Kvalvik


Inspiring Women and Men

Katy has been inspiring women and men all over the world to be empowered, lead their best lives, and achieve optimal, lasting results since 2009. The President and Founder of Southwestern Empowerment, Katy is a graduate of UC Berkeley and a certified executive coach, board-certified health counselor, certified trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, certified yoga instructor, and business mentor.

Inspire Leaders

Katy is an expert in advanced communication skills, influence and negotiation, and leadership development. She also speaks about integrative health, specifically stress reduction, gut health, chronic pain, and chronic fatigue. She has spoken at conferences like Wisdom 2.0, the Hive Global Leadership Conference, NAIFA Sales Conference, and the Wanderlust Festival circuit. She has worked with companies such as Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Sony, American Express, Beach Body, Singularity University, and tech start-ups like VideoAmp, Pivot Bio, and MediGram to name a few. Katy is very aware of the challenges today’s executives, entrepreneurs, and innovators face, which is why she now has dedicated herself to helping and inspiring leaders all over the world to develop strategies for success and achieve optimal results.


The Power of Connecting: Elevate the Impact of Every Conversation

Every conversation counts. To be an effective leader, you must be an effective communicator. To be an effective communicator, you must believe in the power of making a genuine connection with every person you encounter. In this engaging session, Katy lays the foundation for anyone aiming to ignite dynamic, authentic conversations that will take their personal and professional relationships to the next level. Katy will reveal the straightforward and simple communication strategies that will help transform and inspire your work conversations, create a positive impact on your personal interactions, and evoke a greater connection in all your relationships.

Exhausted to Empowered: More Energy, Less Stress, Better Life

Do you dream of waking up each morning feeling invigorated, full of healthy energy throughout the day, and sleeping through the night? Do you want a life that is less stressful and a mind that is full of confidence, clarity, and joy? Health and integrative lifestyle expert, Katy wants to help you uncover the secret to living your best life—being fully empowered. She will inspire you to create and accomplish goals, perform better at work, be a better partner, and enjoy life on a whole new level. This program provides easy-to-follow tips for getting your best night’s sleep, clarity on what foods to eat, strategies for achieving a high-performance mindset, and a solid foundation for maintaining all-day energy.

"All of us have some degree of influence—your influence might be local, but your impact can be global."

- Mark Brown


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