Previous Speaking Events


Previous Speaking Events

(Sample list)

February 20, 2021
Princeton University Forward Fest

October 27th, 2020
Protect Our Winters
The Outdoors, Climate, and Voting Activism

February 2020
Smugglers Notch Ice Fest
Keynote Presentation

May 2018
Capital Hill
Climbing, Advocacy and Trying Hard

February 9th, 2018
Northern Vermont University
Leadership Conference Keynote

October 13th, 2017
Princeton University
Leadership When It Matters

April 21, 2017
Andover School
Keynote Speech

March – April 2016:
Namuli Film Community Tour
Seattle, Minneapolis, Boston, New York, DC, Berkeley, and More

March 4th, 2016
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Keynote Speech

November 10, 2015
Global Environmental Fund, Washington D.C

November 9, 2015
Conservation International, Arlington, Virgina

August 27, 2015
IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Global Headquarters, Gland, Switzerland
Keynote Speech

August 26, 2015
EPFL (L’École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland
Keynote Speech

April 24, 2015
Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Keynote Speech

October 21, 2014
Hamilton College
Additive Adventure Speech

October 20, 2014
Colgate University
Additive Adventure Speech

September 20, 2014
Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital Conference
Leadership When It Matters Speech

May 12, 2014
Malawi Mountain Club, Blantyre, Malawi
Lost Mountain Speech

February 6th, 2014
University of Vermont
Additive Adventure Speech

January 21st, 2014
Amsterdam, The Nederlands
Coffee Story Ethiopia Speech

September 5th, 2013
Google Headquarters, CA
Coffee, Development and Complexity Speech

July 26th, 2013
Women’s Leadership and Adventure Summit
A Peaks Foundation Initiative
Keynote Speech

April 11th, 2013
New Mexico State University
Adventure Arts Series
Keynote: Additive Adventure 

March 28th, 2013
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Keynote: Triumph in Uncharted Territory 

February 7th, 2013
Five River Metro Parks
Adventure Speaker Series
Additive Adventure Keynote Speech 

November 10th, 2012
Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education Annual Conference
Snowbird, Utah
Keynote: Additive Adventure Speech

November 8th, 2012
San Jose, Costa Rica
Coffee Story: Ethiopia Speech

January 19th, 2012
San Francisco, California
The Thoreau Center for Sustainability
Coffee Story: Ethiopia Speech

January 18th, 2012
San Francisco, California
The Commonwealth Club of California
Coffee Story: Ethiopia Speech

January 17th, 2012
Salt Lake City, Utah
Ambassador John Price & Marcia Price World Affairs Lecture Series
Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy
Keynote: Leadership When it Matters 

September 26th, 2011
Seattle, Washington
Town Hall Seattle
Coffee Story: Ethiopia Speech

September 25th, 2011
Seattle, Washington
Coffee Fest Seattle
Coffee Story: Ethiopia Speech

September 21th, 2011
Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Bell Museum of Natural History
Coffee Story: Ethiopia Speech

Photos: James Q Martin