Kim StoryKim Story Haagen has a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication from Texas A&M University. She taught Public Speaking at Wake Forest during her time as a graduate student. Kim applied her passion for making others laugh as a stand-up comedian at local DFW venues including the Addison Improv, Backdoor Comedy Club, and Hyenas. Since 2014, she’s leveraged her speaking skills in Toastmasters, excelling in contests and mentoring. Kim’s leadership extends to her church, A&M Clubs, and Toastmasters. She is guided by Gandhi’s “be the change” and Zig Ziglar’s “you can have everything you want in life, if you just help enough other people get what they want,” philosophies. She just completed her book, “Empowered: Lessons Learned on the Journey from F*ck Up To Fabulous” where she shares personal stories that empower women to overcome ANY challenges they face in life. Kim champions the idea that personal success is only acquired with great personal responsibility.

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