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Shayla Rivera

Keynote Speaker from Austin, TX - Will travel up to 500 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2015
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$700 - $15000 per event
Shayla Rivera is a former Aerospace Engineer with NASA in Houston turned Keynote Speaker, TV Host, Humorist, Comedian, Emcee/Host, Actor, Writer, Moderator, Seminar Facilitator and Awareness Expert. She is known as the Funny Rocket Scientist.

Shayla is a successful Keynote Speaker on subjects spanning motivation, inspiration, leadership, personal growth, diversity, education, STEM education, awareness, communication, stress management, the importance of humor and her life story. She has spoken to clients across the USA including corporations, national and local organizations, the U.S. Military, and schools, from elementary to college for students, parents and faculty.

Shayla is often the Host / Emcee for gala's, fundraisers, award shows and festivals. She performs Stand-up Comedy at venues across the country and around the world for the U.S. Military, including Iraq. Shayla has been performing for 21 years and has broad appeal to both men and women of all backgrounds and ages.


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MILITARY COMEDY TOURS
Iraq & Kuwait Korea, Japan, Diego Garcia
Greenland, Cuba, Bahamas, Honduras, El Salvador, Puerto Rico
Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey
Fort Hood, TX
Fort Huachuca, AZ
Camp Pendleton, CA
NAS Kingsville, TX
Sheppard AFB, TX
USO Fort Carson, CO


KEYNOTE / MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING

Motivational / Inspirational Speaker, Corporate Trainer-Stress Management

Keynotes for Organizations:
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting–ALPFA–several chapters
Society for Human Resource Management – SHRM - Sioux City, Iowa chapter
United States Hispanic Leadership Institute – USHLI
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada
Latino Chamber of Commerce of Pueblo
Women of Color Conference, Las Vegas
Hispanic Scholarship Fund – HSF
Hispanic College Fund – HCF
Texas Women in Business
HISPA Youth Conference
Louisiana MSDC
Virginia MSDC

Keynotes for Companies:
Raytheon
ExxonMobil
Walmart
AltaMed
ING
Mutual of Omaha
Broadview Mortgage

Keynotes for Schools:
Saint Louis University
Daytona State College
Oregon State University
Florida Intl University
Bowling Green State University
Weber State University
Texas State University, San Marcos
Penn State
California State Polytechnic Univ. – Pomona
Texas A&M
University of Mary Washington
University of Vermont

Keynotes for Military / Government:
Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs Youth Summit
Sheppard Air Force Base
Anniston Army Depot
Freddie Mac

HOST / EMCEE
California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce – Awards Gala
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers – SHPE
Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists – MAES
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting – ALPFA National
National Society of Hispanic MBAs – NSH-MBA
Los Angeles Family Housing
Oxnard Salsa Festival
Laughs for Literacy
ORT America
Aguila Awards
Vista Del Mar
Imagen Awards
AltaMed

TV APPEARANCES
Comics Unleashed
The Martin Short Show
Dennis Miller Show
The Roseanne Show
Girls Behaving Badly
National Lampoons Funny Money
John McEnroe Show
Extreme Fakeover
Ultimate Revenge

TV COMEDY & SERIES
You Are Not The Man I Married – Host - Lifetime Real Women Network
Dreams Special – Host & Featured Segment – American Latino TV
TV Stand-up shows: “Funny is Funny”, “Que Locos”, “Latino Comedy Festival – The Show”

STAND-UP COMEDY - TELEVISION & DVD
Comedy Central - Comedy Rehab, Paul Rodriguez and Friends (May 2009)
Paul Rodriguez Latin All Stars of Comedy - DVD
Latin Ladies Comedy Coalition (comedian & producer)
Latin Comedy Fiesta – Vol. 5 DVD

STAND-UP COMEDY
Clubs, Colleges, Special Events and Corporate Events Nationwide
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium - San Francisco, CA (DVD taping)
Lensic Performing Arts Center - Santa Fe, NM (DVD taping)
Reyes of Comedy – Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
The Paul Rodriguez show - Tropicana Las Vegas -“The Whole Enchilada”
Comedy Club at Pechanga Casino – Temecula, CA
Ice House Comedy Club – Pasadena, CA
Improv Comedy Clubs (Las Vegas, Palm Springs, Lake Tahoe, Ontario)
Punchline Comedy Club – Sacramento, CA
Rivercenter Comedy Club – San Antonio, TX
Cap City Comedy Club – Ausitn, TX
Comedy Showcase – Houston, TX
California State Polytechnic Univ
Texas A&M
Arizona State Univ.
Penn State
Harvard University
University of Florida
Chico State Univ.
Denison University
Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison
USC
UC San Diego
UCLA
Rice University
Univ. of Houston

THEATER
Funny Business
Rocket Science and Salsa – The Shayla Rivera Story (One Woman Show)

TRAINING
Brian Reese Studio for Actors
Chris Wilson Studio for Actors

Bilingual fluent in English and Spanish
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Comedian
Emcee
Motivational Speaker
Humorist
Keynote Speaker
Stand Up Comedian
Inspirational Speaker
Public Speaker
Business Speaker
Corporate Speaker
Clean Comedian
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Celebrations
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bridal Showers
Events
Banquets
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Adult)
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Quinceañeras
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
High School Reunions
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Memorial Services
Cocktail Parties
Private Parties
Please note Shayla Rivera will also travel to Manchaca, Del Valle, Buda, Kyle, Cedar Creek, Dale, Manor, Mc Neil, Pflugerville, Driftwood, Lockhart, Maxwell, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Elgin, Red Rock, San Marcos, Spicewood, Leander, Bastrop, Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Martindale, Coupland, Staples, Fentress, Hutto, Mc Dade, Prairie Lea, Rosanky.
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