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Proof THE ASK Works


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THE ASK© A-list client roster features: Central Park Conservancy, American Heart Association, The Humane Society, Pret Foundation, Planned Parenthood Federation, Dress for Success, National Public Radio, National Kidney Foundation, National Council of Research for Women, Anti-Defamation League, 92nd Street Y, Lifemax Foundation, Special Olympics Connecticut, Junior Achievement Worldwide, Child Center of New York, United Way National and International, Philanthropic Services, Inc., World Affairs Council, among other state, regional and international organizations.



“Laura Fredricks knows how to ask. She knows how to coach others to get the results they want. Her strategies for success apply to the business and the nonprofit world, the institutional and the personal spheres, and her books translate those strategies into concrete advice about how to turn your goals into action, no matter what the setting.”

– Ivan G. Seidenburg, former CEO and President, VERIZON


“I walked away with multiple nuggets I plan to use, even in my for-profit world.  I have served on several non-profit boards, and get solicited frequently for donations, and Laura’s suggestions for a more effective ASK really rang true.”

– Brad Palmer, President, The Conestoga Group


“Most of us, when put in a position to ask are uncomfortable making the approach. Insights offered here in THE A$K© will help bridge the gap and confidently ask the next time.”

– Michael O’Reilly, Vice Chairman, THE CHUBB CORPORATION


“It was a great seminar! Hopefully, it will revolutionize the way we do business!”

– Melinda M. Williams, Managing Partner, The Williams Group


“It was the best seminar on “The Ask!” Laura was so clear, professional and made the process seem so easy!”

– Dolly Wideman-Scott, CEO, Domestic Violence Center of Chester County


“I’m using your book as if it is a religious document! My new company is in early stages and I am referencing your book often now as I am approaching sponsors and funding.”

Lynne Chase, RN, CEN, MPH Management



“I already used some of your advice! 2 statements and then a question. It worked like a charm. I received a very specific answer to my question. Thanks again and keep spreading the good word to women all over! Thanks.”

– Colleen Walsh, Executive Recruiter, AXA

“I recently became Board chair of Wingspan Arts. In 20 minutes Laura laid out what I need to do to have ultimate success in this role and for Wingspan to be best in class.”

– Caroline Abramo, Chair, Wingspan and Commodity Investment Specialist at Bloomberg L.P

“Your presentation this morning at the Long Island Women’s Collaborative was fantastic.  I openly admit I am an old dog.  Thanks for teaching me new tricks.”

– Linda Gruskiewicz, Sr. VP, Resource Development, United Way of Long Island

“Laura was excellent. She provided a roadmap for all of us to follow when fundraising. I bought her book and will be sharing with others at Community Volunteers in Medicine.”

– Denise Mahal,  VP of Development, Community Volunteers in Medicine


“Laura’s million-dollar ASK techniques are applicable to asking for anything you could ever want in life, and I truly believe any high school student should hear what she has to say.” 

– Katie Weiser, 16, Senior at Avon Grove Charter School

“Laura seminar changed the way I will ask for things for the rest of my life. I believe everyone should learn how to ASK, in order to get the most from their lives.” I can’t wait to teach others in many of the fundraising groups I am in at school about the ASK.”

 – Lauren Griffith, 19

“I enjoyed every engaging second of Laura’s ASK tips and advice.  She was able to take every question and situation from the audience and find a solution, in such a simple way. Even as a college student, there is so much to benefit from when you know the right way to approach asking for money.”

– Lauren Falkow, 21, Bloomsburg University Class of 2017

THE ASK© … today’s all-new self-help motivational series for those who have dreams, goals and a strong desire to have the best and most fulfilling personal and professional life possible.

Just ASK LAURA how!