Journalist / Author "The Juggler's Children" and "Genius: The Bizarre Odyssey of Einstein's Brain"
A prominent journalist skilled in crime and politics, Carolyn Abraham is best known from her work at Globe and Mail as a medical reporter. Abraham’s long-time reporting on medical science at the Globe has earned two National Newspaper Awards, and four awards for medical reporting from the Canadian Science Writers’ Association. Author of the book Possessing Genius: The Bizarre Odyssey of Einstein’s Brain, Abraham appears often on television discussing issues in science and ethics.
A Speaker for Our Times of Change, Stress and Mental Health
Michael puts a new spin on stress – we can use it as well as lose it. An award-winning author of seven psychology books, he is engaging, dynamic, affable and affordable – with keynotes chocked full of humour and content.
Lt. Gen Roméo Dallaire (Ret)
International Champion of Human Rights, Award-Winning Author, Leader
Lt. Gen Roméo Dallaire’s rescue of thousands in the Rwandan genocide as commander of a UN peacekeeping force and heartfelt message of humanity has made him one of the most sought-after speakers in the business and the star of books and films.
Ann Dowsett Johnston
Expert on Public Policy, Education & Addiction
An award-winning journalist, Ann Dowsett Johnston is well respected for her expertise in higher education, alcohol addiction and public policy relating to both. For 14 years, she oversaw two bestselling projects: the Maclean’s university rankings and the Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities. Dowsett Johnston spent time researching the issue of Women and Alcohol as part of the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy. Provocative and dynamic, she engages audiences at a deeply personal level, exploring subjects that challenge many Canadian families. Her newest book and speaking topic is a brave and informed look at Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, which quickly became a bestseller on Kindle’s in North America.
Dr. Brian Goldman
Emergency Room Physician, Best-Selling Author, Radio Broadcaster and Medical Watchdog
Dr. Brian Goldman is a doctor who thinks like a patient. Dr. Goldman is the best-selling author of The Night Shift and The Secret Language of Doctors. He also hosts CBC’s White Coat, Black Art and House Doctor.
Peter Hanson, MD
Renowned MD and author of The Joy of Stress
The Joy of Stress, which has been re-written, has sold over 1,000,000 copies worldwide. Dr. Hanson has done keynote speeches to hundreds of live audiences, from Fortune 500 corporations to business associations, as well as the general public. In promoting his books around the world, he has appeared on hundreds of live television shows in Europe, the US, Canada, and Australia, and New Zealand.