Certified Human rights Trainer | DEI Specialist | Keynote Speaker
Expertise: Gender equality, Inclusive Leadership,
Team Building, LGBTQ +, Intersectionality, Human Behavior
Dakota is a force of empowerment!
This unapologetic life enthusiast travels the world, educating all kinds of professionals like doctors, psychologists, politicians, and the heads of big international companies on diversity, equality and inclusion. His superpower is understanding why people do what they do, and he puts his skill to good use by creating human connections and bringing people together. With his positive energy and endless intensity, Dakota will challenge you to live life fearlessly and inspire you to be who you truly are – without trying to fit in and losing yourself. He helps individuals, families, communities, and companies to be successful and the best version of themselves.
Just do you, and let others do them!
"Dakota has been training our staff at Varma for LGBTQ+ issues. He is praised for his genuine and courageous and at the same time awakening way of sharing his own experiences. He has a lot to contribute to the development of Finnish work communities."
Senior Vice President, HR, Communications and Corporate Responsibility at Varma
"Dakota is exceptionally charismatic and warm. He has an extremely strong message, and at the same time manages to create a listening and stimulating atmosphere."
Former Member of the Parliament of Finland
"Dakota has amazing energy, that spreads around the place. Genuine niceness, professionalism, ability to develop the safe space needed to work with groups are just some of the qualities. Endless inspiration, meaningful inputs and high level of commitment. Highly recommended."
Project Manager at
"Meeting Dakota and hearing his story opened my eyes and let me to understand how different our worlds can be. I had a chance to hear him talk twice with my colleagues and both times I was equally impressed.
I admire Dakota’s bravery and honesty required to let us walk in his shoes and see the world through his eyes for a moment."
"Dakota gave an excellent lecture to TEK's staff about LGBTQ+ in the work environment. Dakota shared his own story with us and it touched us all. His way of speaking is very impressive and his presence is strong.
The feedback from the event was hugely positive. I think this lecture would be necessary and useful for any organization. I highly recommend it."
HR Director at
and Architects -TEK
"It was a joy to get to know Dakota a few years ago. From the first chat together it was clear that Dakota has a very special charisma, light, and strength within.
Dakota holds true motivation to connect, share and learn with others.
In training sessions and events that we have collaborated with Dakota delivers experiences and a voice, that is not heard enough.
And he brings the skill to connect with any size of the audience, with knowledge, empathy, and wit."
Executive Director at Helsinki Pride
Dakota Robin participated during AFRYs Inclusion & Diversity week in March 2021. He gave us a personal talk about how to become yourself and the struggle in life with the existing norms in society.
The event was digital, but Dakota talked with such a presence and interest that it felt like he was in the room with us.
Diversity & Inclusion Manager
"Dakota is easy going, outspoken and an empowering speaker.
With the ability to combine his awareness and understanding of mass society,
his own experiences and the use of practical examples, he is relatable and easy to understand. "
Management Partner at
“ Dakota is a genuine storyteller with remarkable skills to captivate audiences and open eyes and ears of different audiences.
He has the competence to create safer spaces and create space where voices that are often silenced in our society can be heard.
He makes you believe in the possibility of change and offers concrete tools for it.”
Executive Director at
“Dakota is respected and liked as a trainer. He is able to tell his story in a lively and logical way, constantly keeping the audience's attention.
Dakota's interaction with the audiences is natural and he knows how to target his message to different target groups.”
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Want To Book Dakota?
The one speaker you need at your event or company meeting to inspire and transform the minds!
Dakota will come to speak at your event and share his knowledge and experiences about the power behind diversity, connection, LGBTQ+, mental health, and life in general. He will inspire and transform the minds of the crowd in front of him at any occasion as he has an amazing spirit and positive outlook on life.
Making a mark in the world step by step, human by human!