Monica McCarthy is a philosophical impresaria, community strategist, writer, and speaker based in NYC. 

“And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke


strategy & Consulting

From developing original community event programming, to developing a company manifesto, to creating a multimedia content strategy, Monica specializes in getting to the message behind the message. 

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Workshops, moderating & speaking

Monica teaches workshops businesses, communities, and conferences. She is a popular moderator for panels and interviews. Her keynote speeches explore meaning, wisdom, and culture with a dose of humor and deep desire to connect. 



From long-form essays to travel narratives, to advice columns, Monica is a freelance writer and forthcoming co-author of a book about two of her favorite things: philosophy & cocktails.

She can't resist a good pun.