We’re thrilled to share this year’s keynote address will be given by Jia Jiang!

2021 UNC CAUSE Keynote Speaker Jia Jiang: The Rejection Guy, TED Talk speaker, author, blogger, entrepreneur

Keynote Address: Influence Beyond Your Box

Based on race, gender, education or job function, society and organizations put us into different boxes and tag us with stereotypes. Even more damaging, however, are the boxes we unconsciously put ourselves in. In this talk, Jia teaches organizations and individuals how to lead and influence beyond their boxes.

Register for 2021 UNC CAUSE today so you don’t miss the keynote at 3:00 PM (ET) on Tuesday, October 5, the first day of the conference. Registration gives you access to all events during the 2-week conference!

About Jia Jiang

Jia Jiang profileJia Jiang is the founder and CEO of DareMe, a company that trains organizations to become fearless through rejection training. He is known as the Rejection Guy, and on his blog, 100 Days of Rejection Therapy, documents and analyzes his journey to discover and conquer the fear of rejection. He is a newly minted TED speaker. His book Rejection Proof is a #1 bestseller. Jia holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University.

“But by not even asking, we are rejecting ourselves by default—and probably missing out on opportunity as a result.”  – Jia Jiang