Pallas Hupe Cotter

Looking for someone who can infuse a room with warmth and leave your audience feeling inspired and empowered?

Pallas offers audiences actionable tips and valuable tools to live an extraordinary life - a life that pops with passion, purpose and personality.

Pallas teaches audiences how to recognise the value you add and get live the life you want and deserve, using the practical power of the POP Process.

She shares her personal life adventure: she studied,worked and lived around the world (in the US, UK, Europe, Saudi Arabia and New Zealand) growing from shy introvert to Emmy-award winning newscaster.

Your audience will leave believing anyone can lead an extraordinary life by being true to yourself. Pallas shows you how to start with one simple step: pop that bubble you're hiding in to live your life out loud. You don’t have to shout, just give voice to who you are.

Pallas shares stories from her extensive experience in the news business and in environments of constant change, customising her presentations and offering interactive solutions as well as workshops/breakouts.

Pallas is an International Speaker, having presented at TEDx Women in New Zealand on the topic: “Leading an Extraordinary Life”, and at the Humanitarian Affairs University Scholars Leadership Symposium, in Cambodia

She is also an International Broadcaster -and an Emmy  award winning TV news anchor & reporter for 20 years in the  USA.  She hosted the children’s show “Small World” in Saudi Arabia and the "Pop With Pallas" radio show.  She is an International Author having penned "The POP Process: Discovering your Passion, Purpose & Personality", "Discovering Yourself in New Zealand, Inspiration for Reinventing Your Life" Published online in HuffPost Australia & The Spinoff.

For a “Fantastic, enlightening” “refreshing and valuable ”“   thought  provoking   presentation” by an Award-winning speaker, book Pallas for your next event.


Leading an Extraordinary Life
The Power of Personal Brand
Authentic (& Strategic) Storytelling


New Zealand's Brightstar Emerging Speaker of the Year 2017 - Awarded by the National Speakers Association of NZ

“Amazing talent and ability to connect with her audience...”  – Christine Young, (then) President of Wellington College Parents

“You absolutely live your passion & share it authentically...”  – Kristen Lunman, Lightning Lab Startup Accelerator

“Pallas has a fabulous energy & drive that inspires & challenges.”  – Debbie Moore, (then) Sr. Business Partner, Kiwibank