Keynote Speaker

Julie is an energetic and authentic speaker with a genuine gift for sharing stories filled with humor and raw humility. Her deep passion for connection resonates with audiences large and small. Julie’s expertise as a nurse, educator, and researcher provide her with the unique ability to combine evidence and personal experiences in a way that is captivating to audiences, including health care professionals, educators, students, and the public. She speaks on a wide variety of topics including compassionate communication, spiritual care, and resilience. Participants often state that Julie’s presentations, interspersed with intimate stories, provide a mirror for audience members to reflect, with self compassion, on their own opportunities for growth and change both professionally and personally.

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Workshop Facilitator

Julie is a dynamic, and engaging workshop leader. Building on her experience in both the classroom and clinical settings, she immediately connects with her audiences, no matter how intimate or vast the venue. Participants consistently describe her workshops as thought-provoking, honest, relevant, and powerful. Her ability to intertwine personal stories with evidenced-based research make for powerful learning opportunities for all. 



Julie is periodically available for consultation services for higher ed institutions/medical schools and  health care organizations, as well as community organizations. Topics can be tailored to the needs of the individual organization. The length and number of sessions required would be specific to the needs of the client. 

Engaging Julie's Services

To contact Julie about a speaking engagement, workshop, or consulting services, please email her at: info@julielepianka.com


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