© 2020 by Jennifer Pate

telling

"What's your story? It's all in the telling. Stories are compasses and architecture; we navigate by them, we build our sanctuaries and our prisons out of them, and to be without a story is to be lost in the vastness" - Rebecca Solnit

Jen is passionate about storytelling as a way to create positive change.

 

Dedicated to spreading the word about expeditions and projects she is involved in, the past seven years have seen Jen presenting internationally - at special events, affinity group meetings, outdoor courses, schools, academic workshops, film festivals & conferences.

 

She has presented about environmental and social issues, adventure and expeditions, and above all aims to instill hope and empower her audiences to understand they are the agents of change for a healthier future.

 

Jen is available for select speaking engagements on a seasonal basis.

Please contact her by clicking here.

Feel free to watch & listen to the videos below in order to experience some of Jen's storytelling. You can also explore the list of Jen's previous speaking engagements to see if she has presented at an event or to an audience relevant to yours.

She is now working on partnering the spoken with the written word.

More to be announced soon.

CANADA

University of Waterloo (Stratford Campus)

Siemens Canada

Innovation Cluster H20 Makerspace

Great Lakes Institute of Environmental Research

Canadian Water Summit

TEDx Chatham Kent

MEC Outdoor Nation Think Outside Summit

Global Student Leadership Summit

Ontario Student Leadership Conference

Labatt World Environment Day

REACH Student Event

Rotary District Conference

Is the Coast Clear Conference

Stratford Central High School

Avon Maitland School Board Education Day

Goderich Probus Club

IAGLR Conference

Nature Guelph

ABCA Conservation Dinner

Great Lakes Commons

Lake Huron Student Conference

Implicit Podcast

Learning Unlimited

Wannabe Toxic Free

Friends of Bayfield Library

Go Wild Grow Wild

Stratford Waste Reduction Week

Goderich Town Council

Grand Bend & Area Horticultural Society

Pathfinders & Girl Guides of Canada

Bayfield Farmers Market AGM

Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve

Canadian Power & Sail Squadron

Forests Ontario Envirothon

Port Dover Yacht Club

Int. Association for Great Lakes Research

Clean Water Now Committee

Toronto International Boat Show

Fanshawe College

Great Lakes: A Duet

St Anne's Catholic School

Celebration of Water (w/ Maude Barlow)

Women's Institute Annual Retreat

Stratford Field Naturalists

Fall Foto Festival

INTERNATIONAL

Royal Geographical Society (UK)

US Environmental Protection Agency (USA)

IUCN Canadian Wildlife Federation (USA)

Leisure With Purpose (Caribbean)

University of California Berkeley (USA)

Tales of Adventure (UK)

University of Oxford (UK)

Headington Senior School (UK)

Environmental Management Authority (Trinidad)

The Codrington School (Barbados)

National Conservation Authority (St Lucia)

Future Centre Trust (Barbados)

Caribbean Youth Environmental Network (TI)

The International School (St Lucia)

The University of Michigan (USA)

Caribbean Tourism Organisation (Barbados)

The Courtyard Marriott Hotel (Barbados)

Wild & Scenic Film Festival (USA)

Global Shapers Society (Trinidad)

The University of the West Indies (Barbados)

National Fisheries Department (St Lucia)

Portsmouth Community (Dominica)

St Anthony Secondary School (Antigua)

Atlantic Odyssey (Canary Islands)

University College London (UK)

Kings College of London (UK)

Intrepid Explorers Series (UK)

London School of Economics (UK)

Michigan State University (USA)

The University of Georgia (USA)

Cine Athens (USA)

FILM SCREENINGs

Royal Geographical Society (UK)

Celebration of Water: Pioneer Park (Canada)

Cine Athens (USA)

Stratford Field Naturalists (Canada)

Fall Foto Festival (Canada)

UNEP COP BRS Science Fair (Switzerland)

Wild Film Fesitval (UK)

McGill University (Canada)

Enkhuizen Zeevaart School (Netherlands)

Isle of Arran Rotary Club (UK)

Slow Fish Conference (Italy)

Atlantic Odyssey Launch (Spain)

Hospital Club (UK)

Kiwanis Centre (Canada)

Bayfield Town Hall (Canada)

Wild & Scenic Film Festival (USA)

UC Berkeley (USA)

London School of Economics (UK)

Wild Film Festival (UK)

Making Waves, National Maritime Museum (UK)

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Tour (USA)

University of Michigan (USA)

North Carolina Marine Debris Symposium (USA)

Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve (Canada)

Missouri River Relief (USA)

Stratford Waste Reduction Week (Canada)

MEDIA COVERAGE

Canadian Yachting

Global TV

1% For The Planet 

The Mindful Steward

Origin Magazine

eXXpedition Caribbean

Mission Blue

Royal Maritime Museum

CTV London News

TEDx Chatham Kent

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

eXXpedition Atlantic

Ibex Earth Ambassadors

Dominica National News

Goderich Signal Star

Bayfield Breeze

Adventurers & Scientists for Conservation

Virgin Media

U-M "Hot In Here" Radio Program

Great Lakes Scuttlebutt Magazine

Water Canada Magazine

The Stratford Gazette

The Implicit Show

Eco Companion

Conde Nast Traveler

The Beacon Herald