Speaking

Jessie Sutherland is available for keynotes, panel discussions and presentations. Choose an existing presentation or have one customized to your specific requirements. If you are looking for a unique and energized event with potential for interactive learning and engagement—Jessie’s your gal!

Below are samples of previous engagements.

  • Wildly Exciting Public Engagement, Delbrook Community Association (2014)
  • Reflections on Fostering a Sense of Belonging with Newcomer Communities” for Community Living Ideas Series hosted by Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship (November 2012)
  • Gender and Culturally relevant approaches to reconciliation national Aboriginal Advisory Council (2011)
  • Aboriginal – Newcomer roundtable presenter at Metropolis conference (2011)
  • Speaker at Gender and Culturally relevant approaches to reconciliation national aboriginal advisory group (2011)
  • Seniors Food Forum, Keynote, Douglas College (2009)
  • Impact session presentation, United Way of the Lower Mainland (2009)
  • Friends of Social Policy, HRSDC, Finding Home presentation (2009)
  • Fostering a Restorative Worldview conference, Keynote, Lethbridge (2008)
  • Aboriginal Reconciliation Series, Keynote, Douglas College (2008)
  • Community Capacity Building Course regarding Community Asset Mapping (2008)
  • Peace, Restorative Justice and Human Rights Conference, opening panel presentation, Regina (2007)
  • Justice Institute, Don’t Bite Your Tongue: New Authors, New Strategies to Manage and Resolve Conflict, 2 panels (2007)
  • Simon Fraser University, Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Finding Home: Belonging, Connection and Community, convener and presenter (2007)
  • Initiatives of Change, Annual General Meeting, Richmond (2007)
  • World Urban Forum, Vancouver (June 2006)
  • International Peace Research Association, Calgary (June 2006)
  • Keynote at Quaker Western Half Yearly Gathering (May 2006)
  • Galiano Islawend Bookstore talk and book signing (April 2006)
  • Keynote at Ferndale Institution (November 2005)
  • International Human Rights Training Program Panelist, Montreal (June 2005)
  • Public Conversations Learning Circle Institute for Management and Community Development, Concordia University (June 2005)
  • Motivational Speaker for French Immersion Middle School Students, Colwood (June 2005)
  • National Day of Healing and Reconciliation, Victoria (May 2005)
  • “The Wars at Home, The Wars Abroad: Imperialism in Everyday Life” University of Victoria conference. (February 2005)
  • Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada Aboriginal Working Caucu (February 2005)
  • Legacy of Hope, Aboriginal Healing Foundation (January 2005)
  • National Day of Healing and Reconciliation, Esquimalt Bighouse (May 2004)
  • Pilgrimage Towards Right Relationships, Parksville (April 2004)
  • Healing and Reconciliation Panel Member, Queenswood, Victoria (March 2004)
  • Agenda For Reconciliation annual international conference, Switzerland
  • Presenter on panel “Nonviolent Alternatives for Human Security” (August 2003)
  • Seminar on Justice, Reconciliation and Peacebuilding, University of Victoria (Fall 2002)