"Thank you for being a part of the first ever TEDxIthaca College! Your passion, drive, and creativity were infectious and we were honored to have you as one of our wonderful speakers! We appreciated your commitment to the event”
"Your one-woman play, Labor, is the funniest play I have ever seen Thank for your gifts. They are blessings for our community."
CAL WALKER, Immediate Past Exec. Director of The VillageRead More
"As a member of my team, Michelle possessed solid communication skills and interacted very well with diverse constituencies. She had a positive attitude about her position and its responsibilities. Most importantly she enjoyed working with people."
RICHARD A. BUCCI, Former Mayor, City of BinghamtonRead More
"What comes through the most in Michelle's speaking is her passion for everything she does, which translates into an infectious enthusiasm that others cannot help but share. When she speaks on any topic, you experience it with her in a tangible way that transcends any and all boundaries."
ALAN J. COHEN, Former Mayor, City of IthacaRead More
"My experiences with Michelle at Ithaca College were exceptional. She worked tirelessly with our students. She was a task-master in setting high expectations for them which is critical to success not only in teaching but also as a public servant. I was very impressed with her range and depth."
DR. WENMOUTH WILLIAMS, Former Department Chair, Park School of Communications at Ithaca CollegeRead More
"Thank you Michelle, your meditation took me to amazing places of peace where water was flowing and children were playing."
SANDRA RUBIO, CEO/Imix Consulting, Bogota, ColumbiaRead More
"God, this lady is brilliant...Seldom do I see more cogent, humanist/trans-humanist, PRACTICAL philosophy espoused by a single individual, and ALWAYS in the name of love and greater understanding of ourselves, and our world."
SCOTT DOUGLAS ARTHUR WAGES, Sales Leader/ Biotech MajorRead More
"Michelle, thank you for your terrific presentation at our fall Human Resources Community meeting! You are very engaging and I know the group appreciated your humor and your great advice."
MARY GEORGE OPPERMAN, VP of Human Resources, Cornell UniversityRead More
"Michelle is funny, genuine, accessible, and knows her stuff. She has a clear game plan to dramatically improve your life - in as little as seven days. Book Michelle and you'll be inspired, uplifted, and entertained!"
RICHARD GALLAGHER, Best-selling Author and CEO, Point of Contact GroupRead More
"Michelle your meditation moved me and pulled me closer to my heart's intentions."
SONYA KROLIK, MD, Kaiser Permanente, Arlington, VARead More
"As a legislator, entrepreneur, journalist, teacher, consultant, performer, poet and friend, Michelle is the epitome of strength, service, and grace. She has the courage fight for difficult issues until they're resolved."
AWARD COMMITTEE — 20 Outstanding Women You Should KnowRead More
"Your words were so beautiful and touching. I loved everything you said and completely agree as if said from my own heart. Thank you for your blessed spirit."
JB OWEN, CEO, Be Your Quintessence Now, Kelowna, British ColumbiaRead More
"Michelle, I wanted to thank you for your heartfelt Monday evening meditation.- I came guided by the impulse, like a wind...I hadn't even checked your credentials, and when I arrived I was amazed knew I was meant to be there."
SUZANA JELOVECKI, Owner, Root and Branches, AcupunctureRead More
“Your reading/performance was outstanding. The images and gestures that you created with your words, voice and body will be with me for a long time. I was so moved by your daring, your brilliance and by your passionate humanity."
CATHERINE BURROUGHS, Prof of English, Wells CollegeRead More
"As a Councilperson, Michelle exhibited a keen eye for issues relevant to her district. She exhibited the wisdom, business savvy and foresight to tackle long ranging social, environmental, and economic issues impacting the City as a whole. She worked tirelessly."
ROBERT HUBBELL, Entrepreneur and Filmmaker, Los Angeles, CARead More
"Michelle is a powerful, intelligent and inspirational speaker who tailors her message to the audience and keeps results in mind. In terms of performing, her poetry and readings at the Light in Winter Festival and one-woman shows were memorable"
BARBARA MINK, Faculty, Cornell University and Former Chair, Tompkins County LegislatureRead More
"Michelle's contribution to the arts and to our community during her tenure as Tompkins County's Poet Laureate cannot be overstated. Through her readings, workshops, and performances, she embodied the vision for the position to integrate poetry into all of our lives."
BRETT BOSSARD, Executive Director, 7th Art CorporationRead More
"I went to Michelle to get unstuck. What I feel today is serenity, and an absolute absence of anger and fear. I feel at peace — gentle, yet alive. Thank you, Michelle Courtney Berry, for your tremendous care, skill, and beauty. What a gift you are."
DANIELLE STRAUSBURG KLOCK, Executive Director, Sisters of the Road, Portland, OregonRead More
"In my first session with Michelle, she intuitively uncovered blockages and stress that I had tucked away, hidden from even myself. Also, when she laid her hands on me to offer me reiki healing energy, the pain in my wrist that I'd had for a long time disappeared."