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What is organizational storytelling?

  • Employees communicate something personal that inspires others to feel and to think
  • Theme-based scripts connect to company goals
  • Stories include characters and structure presented in virtual settings and in-person events

Pop-Up Storytelling for Organizations is an employee engagement program to…

  • show employees they are valued
  • promote collaboration
  • inspire diversity and inclusion from all employees

Organizational Storytelling

Storytelling supports organizational goals

  • Diversity Equity Inclusion training
  • Corporate conference keynotes
  • Employee onboarding events
  • Leadership development meetings
  • Town halls activities
  • Company retreats networking
  • Media training exercises
Our stories are blossoms
that give the world oxygen

-Cheryl Farrell

Pop-Up Storytelling For Organizations

Employee Engagement Services

Internal Communications Service

Cheryl Farrell

About Cheryl

Cheryl Farrell is a corporate communications consultant and performance storyteller in Southern California. Her eclectic career includes roles as Vice President of diversity for a major U.S. bank as well as television personality on the quiz show Jeopardy!

She applies those experiences in her consultancy helping corporate clients in healthcare, public utilities, and more.  As a communications strategist she designs storytelling campaigns and develops and execute programs with measurable outcomes to help organizations meet their objectives.

Cheryl is developing a book proposal that examines how older black women excel at the intersection of race, gender, and age.

She has a master’s degree in communications from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree in economics from University of California, Los Angeles.


Her presentation on storytelling was featured in my company’s networking event and we received a resounding response from the audience.  

Reina Castro, CCP
Founder, New Oasis HR / New Oasis HR

Cheryl delivers strategic communication skills in a way that inspires me. She’s my go-to person for a fresh approach.

Luciana Starks, Ph.D.
Director Executive Communications

I’ve known Cheryl for many years and she consistently brings creativity to her work. It’s fun working with her too!

Paul Pena
University Talent Acquisition Consultant / PRC

Cheryl sees corporate communications through an innovative lens and that drives employee engagement.

Vanessa Sestina
Certified Leadership Coach

Cheryl worked on complex HR compensation initiatives for my division and presented projects in ways for all levels of the organizations to understand.

Phil Koek

People want to be where they are seen and heard. Cheryl’s storytelling skills helps to make that happen.

Diane R. Griggs
Clinical Supervisor / LCSW

Social Media

  • Guest speaker about the power of storytelling
  • HR Communications consulting
  • Employee engagement design strategy
  • DEI essays and commentary
  • Executive communications
  • Media coaching

Essays and Stories

Cheryl Farrell has been a guest writer for online magazine since 2020. Co-founders Jean Trebek and Alison Martin have a mission “to encourage kinder living, to reveal silver linings, to see the world’s perpetual generosity. Share an experience … to share the good!”

Stories from The Sisterhood of Black Women Over 50

Welcome to “Stories by the Sisterhood of Black Women Over 50,” In keeping with the oral storytelling tradition, host, Cheryl Farrell presents first-person stories by Black women of a “certain age.”

Alice Sanders
Retired Human Resources officer from a Fortune 500 company with a continued passion for diversity and health

Pam Davis
Minister, musician, mom, marathoner, and manager who attributes her persistent drive toward achievement to the Los Angeles Baptist church she attended as a child.

Diane Griggs
Clinical Supervisor in a community mental health program, Diane tells the story of how she climbed literal and figurative mountains and became a mother to many, though never having children of her own.