Kiara Pesante has expertise in a range of special event and media-related skills. She cultivates her relationships with the press, unique venues, and talented vendors to create the best path forward to strategically meet goals. Her experience is in three core areas. They are:


Public Relations


  • Message and brand development, including all written and graphic materials

  • Pitching and booking media outlets for interviews

  • Crisis management and intervention

  • Social media strategy


Media Training


  • Creating customized plans to ensure that messages come across clearly in all interviews and speaking engagements

  • Public speaking instruction tailored to specific industries and personal style

  • Wardrobe and makeup consulting for television and special appearances


Event Design and Execution


  • Designing visually stimulating campaign launch events, cocktail receptions, dinner parties + more 

  • Scouting and securing the best venue to set the appropriate tone for events

  • Recruiting the best lighting, decor, catering, floral and service vendors to create a memorable experience

  • Coordinating all event logistics and managing them on the day-of to ensure a seamless run-of-show.


In addition, Kiara speaks to community organizations, high schools, colleges and universities, conferences, and leadership and training programs on the following topics:



  • Women in Leadership

  • Women in Politics

  • Black Women in Politics

  • The Rising American Electorate

  • Black voters

  • Latino voters

  • Millennial voters



  • Turning Ideas into Laws

  • Success in Local Government

  • Messaging for Constituents


Youth Development

  • Mentoring

  • Youth Empowerment

  • High School Transition/College Readiness

  • Success in College

  • Civics and Youth Engagement