We Are All Explorers!
Our Explorer Speakers Bureau has some of Canada’s greatest storytellers within their ranks. They have been there and done that, bringing back captivating tales of their globe-trotting adventures & explorations that is sure to educate, inspire and entertain audiences. All speaker engagement bookings and related matters are handled directly between you and the speaker. The Canadian Chapter of the Explorers Club provides this speaker listing solely as a service to connect our Canadian explorers with event organizers.
Polar Ambassador, Author, and Explorer, Sunniva Sorby made history in 1993 as part of the first team of women to ski to the South Pole. She was also the first Canadian woman in 1999 to ski across the Greenland Icecap and in 2021 as the first duo of women to overwinter solo in the Arctic.
Ken McGoogan in action at Westminster Abbey. The award-winning author of five bestsellers on Arctic exploration and three on Scottish-Canadian history, Ken has given scores of talks while traveling throughout Canada and Scotland, voyaging in the Northwest Passage, and sojourning in Sri Lanka, Tasmania, Orkney, Sydney, Melbourne, and Edinburgh.
Maeva Gauthier is a geographer, ocean ecologist, educator, and filmmaker passionate about participatory research with Arctic communities on the topics of climate change and plastics in the environment. She speaks on the topics of Engaging Inuit youth using film (PhD research), Polar research, Aerial mapping by helicopter in Alaska, Women/Mom Entrepreneur, women in science, place-based/inquiry-based education, arts-based participatory tools in research, and community-engaged projects. French or English.
Jaclyn Whittal is known to Canadians as the one telling them their weather forecast on TV or on The Weather Network app. She is also one of the most accomplished storm chasers in North America. She has covered everything from the world's largest tornado ever recorded, to devastating EF 5 tornadoes. She has reported on hurricanes including Michael, Ian, and Fiona. She has been featured in magazines such as FLARE, Popular Science, and on TV networks such as BBC, CNN, CTV, CBC. She has been an expert on Cottage Life network’s show 'Mutant Weather', and recently Discovery network's show 'After The Storm'.
More Canadian Chapter “Explorer Speakers Bureau” members to be added to this roster soon!