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Jessica's articulate and tailored presentations provide an impactful and relevant experience.  Her message of hope, survival, and freedom have inspired audiences from all walks of life. 

She offers a variety of 25-40 minute Keynotes available with a 15 minute Q&A follow-up.


View Keynotes Below.

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A Story of Strength and Survival

Who is this for?

Audiences of all types looking to be inspired and motivated to face the everyday and extraordinary challenges of their lives with grace, tenacity and the ability to move forward.

The audience will leave with:
✔️ Feelings of inspiration and a renewed perspective showing them that they have what it takes to persevere through obstacles, no matter how impossible they may seem in the present
✔️ Specific tools Jessica used during captivity, that you can employ in your every day life, that inspire gratitude and a willingness
✔️ A poignant reminder that no matter how alone we may feel, we have not been forgotten

A Note from Jessica:
I have had the privilege of sharing my story with a variety of audiences, including high profile celebrities such as Clint Eastwood and Admiral McRaven. Every time I speak, I am reminded of what a fortunate thing it is to be alive to tell this miraculous story, and to share what I have learned about myself through navigating such impossible circumstances. I believe you will come away from my talk feeling empowered to take on whatever challenge you may be facing, with renewed strength to move forward, overcome your obstacles and move into a space of abundant growth.



Who is this for?

Audiences who may be facing corporate or personal life changes and the challenges that arise when change has been thrust upon you.

The Audience will leave with:
✔️ Renewed mindset on how to collaborate with change in their lives
✔️ Tools to empower them to make change work for them, not against them
✔️ Practical steps for reclaiming control in important areas of life when things feel like they are spinning out of control
✔️ A patriotic reminder of what it means to be an American

A note from Jessica:

Did you know you are SIX times more likely to demonstrate strong resilience in the middle of a life-changing event if you can identify your autonomy and choices within that change?

My unique perspective and experiences will empower you to discover your 'WHY' as you collaborate with change. Change is an inevitable part of life. Whether the change is something you have chosen or if the change has chosen you, the one thing you ALWAYS have is a CHOICE. Through sharing the dramatic story of my rescue by SEAL Team VI after being held hostage by Somali Pirates, I will show you how to become a collaborator with change and create the strategies you need to survive and thrive no matter what life has place in your path and launch you into a space of abundant growth and success.



A Journey from Self-Abandonment to Self-Love

Who is this keynote for?

This keynote is geared specifically to those audiences looking to walk in greater alignment with themselves, and for those who are ready to start listening to their own voice and hone their intuition.

The audience will leave with:
✔️ Tools for honing their intuition in every area of their lives
✔️ Real life examples that drive home the life and death situation that not listening to their intuition can cause
✔️ Exercises that will bring them into greater self-awareness and alignment into what they want for their future
✔️ Feelings of Empowerment that will bring them to decisions more quickly, ultimately getting them to their next steps in an effective and efficient way




Who is this keynote for?

This keynote is for the audience who works specifically in the security space. With Jessica’s unique background in the INGO (International Non-Governmental Organizational) space combined with her professional training as a teacher, Jessica shares lessons learned from before, during, and after her kidnapping experience to enable aid organizations and companies of all sizes and sectors to learn from her kidnapping experience as both a cautionary tale and a story of survival success.

The audience will leave with:
✔️ Practical takeaways and lessons learned from the unique perspective of a former hostage
✔️ An unforgettable illustration of the importance of an organization’s Duty of Care
✔️ A renewed sense of purpose as to their WHY supporting their mission
✔️ A commitment to their own personal security, and listening to their gut
✔️ An actual security checklist they may use prior to visiting project locations at home and abroad

A note from Jessica on this keynote:
Personal security is one of my greatest passions and a topic I never tire from speaking about. Because of my unique and firsthand experience as a hostage, and that I “lived to tell the tale” I offer organizaitons and security companies an extremely unique model that brings their security lessons to life. I can connect the concepts you teach in your classroom, to real life experiences that I endured, survived and now share- in a way that leaves an unforgettable impression on your staff, that inevitably will leave them feeling more empowered and safer, ultimately bringing greater success to your company on all levels.

For more information, to book a speaking engagement, or discuss virtual keynote options , please contact us.


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