Kay Fittes


Strategies for Women’s Growth

A Company Dedicated to Helping Women Overcome Obstacles to Their Workplace Success

Profile of Kay Fittes

With an insight to action approach, Kay Fittes takes audiences and workshop participants through an evolutionary, chameleon-like experience. They rarely leave the same as they entered. Her programs present a cornucopia of strategies to women in order to take life-changing steps in their professional and personal lives.

Ms. Fittes founded Strategies for Women’s Growth in 1990, combining her experience in the mental health field with her expertise as a trainer and presenter in the business sector. She brings a wealth of knowledge to her groups helping women overcome obstacles to their success through the 3P’s: powerful professional and personal esteem; powerful verbal and non-verbal language and powerful presentations and packaging. Kay’s warmth and examples of personal self-growth serve to inspire, entertain and challenge each audience member.

Ms. Fittes is the author of How To Raise Your Self-Esteem, a self-enhancement system for women. This text is part of the curriculum of the Hamilton County Justice Center Women’s Substance Abuse Treatment Program in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to helping chemically addicted women, this book is helping the average women to develop strategies to live life to the fullest. She has also authored Your Guide to Life-Changing Presentations. Ms. Fittes is a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines, such as the BizJournals and AdvantEdge Magazine.

She has served as a consultant, presenter and trainer to the business, medical and educational communities, providing programming to such diverse groups as Johnson and Johnson, General Electric, Children’s Hospital and the Ohio Department of Education.

Kay Fittes received her degree from the University of Tennessee, and is member of the National Speakers Association; the American Society of Training and Development, the National Association for Self-Esteem; the National Association of Female Executives and eWomenNetwork. She is past vice president of the Ohio Council for Self-Esteem, past president and area governor for Toastmasters International. She hold Advanced Toastmasters speaking and leadership designations and has won numerous speaking contests. In addition, she is Certified Trainer and holds a Credential for Leadership Training. Kay also sits on several advisory boards for women’s advancement.


Ms. Fittes provides keynotes and half or full day workshops for Conferences, Women’s Events, In-House Corporate Programs and Spouse Programs

  • Unlearning the Lessons Mom Taught You
  • Mastering the Secrets of Successful Women
  • Learning the Language of Success
  • Women Working with Women: Can You Survive?
  • Conquering the Gender Pitfalls of Presenting
  • A Working Woman’s Guide to Survival
  • Finding the Joan of Arc in You: Leadership Skills for Women
  • Loving Yourself: Bad Hair Days, Cellulite, Messy Desks and All!
  • Presentations That Pack A Punch

Mixed Audiences Enjoy:

  • Men, Women and Power: What It All Means
  • Women and Men: Decoding the Differences
  • Understanding Success from the Other Gender’s Viewpoint

Audiences Comment:

“You are amazing and just what we needed to kick start into the new year.”
Sandra Vogel, Director EWomenNetwork

“Kay, you really made our conference. I hope that as you read the “things learned” lists and comments from the evaluations, that you will realize how much conference attendees enjoyed their time with you. You are truly an inspiration-personally and professionally. You were an absolute delight to work with. Thank you for making our conference such a success.”
Angie Maybrewer, Co-chair Columbus AEYC

“Excellent, you are a wonderful trainer! It is so obvious you research your subject! Thanks for your inspiration! Can’t wait for the next one!”
“Fabulous presentation. Please bring her back.”
“I want to be Kay when I grow up.”

University of Kentucky Trainer’s Institute

“Thank you so much for your words of wisdom and your enthusiasm at the Leadership Conference. I have attended hundreds of hours of classes over the past thirty four years and found that your presentations were two of the most helpful that I have experienced.”
Angela Nicholson, Director of Program Development and Montessori Teacher Education Programs


Sampling of clients:

BeautiControl Cosmetics
Children’s Hospital
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Columbus Association for the Education of Young Children
Discovery Communications
Dow Corning
4C for Children
GE Card Services
General Electric

Head Start
Jewish Hospital
Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon Endosurgery
Meeting Planners International
Ohio Casualty Insurance
Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association
Ohio Department of Education
Toastmasters International
University of Kentucky Trainer’s Institute
Xavier University


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