Meklit regularly does talks for universities, conferences, companies and organizations. She has spoken at the TED Conferences, the Wavelengths APAP World Music Pre-Conference, the Universities of Maryland, Missouri, Purdue, and NYU, and for companies like Amplifon.
Examples of talks include:
The Unexpected Beauty of Everyday Sounds, TED Talk given at the TED Fellows Retreat 2015, Monterey, CA.
Keynote Address at Wavelengths, The APAP World Music Pre-Conference, January 2017.
I Write the Songs I Wish I Had When I Was A Kid
World Music - American Sound: Immigrant Music and the American Identity
Skill-sets for Developing A Creative Career
Cultural Activism and 21st Century Community Engagement
Meklit: Musician, Composer, Cultural Instigator
The History Of Ethio-Jazz
There Is No Such Thing As World Music
How To Be A Bandleader: A DIY Approach to Making Music
Creative Practice/Creative Approach
Women in Songwriting and Composing.