Amma Marfo


Amma Marfo is a thoughtful yet incurably silly speaker, coach, and facilitator based in Boston, MA. She is the author of three books dedicated to helping introverted professionals, as well as aspiring creatives, unleash their potential in their work. Amma is a dynamic and sought-after speaker on topics such as leadership, group dynamics, creativity, and incorporating values into work and larger goals. She speaks on college and university campuses across the country, at regional and national conferences, and has partnered with organizations like HubSpot, Wayfair, Pfizer, and SoFi. In her coaching work, Amma is the founder and "headmaster" of the Defector Academy, a coaching framework and project designed to help those in career transition effectively access and translate their skills to their target audience.

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  • 3x author: The I's Have It (2014), Light It Up (2015), and Cultivating Creativity (2017)
  • TEDx Speaker (BSU, 2016)
  • Hubspot INBOUND Conference Speaker (2017)
  • SXSW Speaker (2018)


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