Sonia is a recognized leader in her field and a sought-after speaker. Her events offer vital insights and information about food, sustainability, animals, health, and the environment.

Sonia is skilled at simplifying complex points and conveying information in an interesting and engaging way. She combines unique on-the-ground experience, global perspective, and a knack for story-telling. Sonia has spoken in front of thousands of people over the course of dozens of talks at major conferences, festivals, universities, bookstores, and libraries across the United States and Canada. She tailors her events to her audience and promotes them extensively in her website, newsletter, and social media channels. She is frequently invited back by event organizers.

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Testimonials by event organizers

  • Sonia is confident, knowledgeable about her subject, and passionate about it. She is a very relaxed, engaging, and personable presenter.”– Barbara Bell, Artistic Director, Kingston Writers Festival
  • Sonia’s warm and friendly speaking style creates a spacious environment for the audience to engage wholeheartedly. She is a delight to work with—passionate, reliable, and flexible to organizer needs.”– Mike Farley, School Teacher, Organizer of the Ontario Association of Geographic and Environmental Educators 2015 conference
  • Sonia is a great speaker who engages her audience on both an intellectual and emotional level. Her talks are very moving and inspiring.”– Margaret Wigglesworth, Librarian, North York Central Library
  • Sonia masterfully weaves a story in between information, and that’s what makes her work truly amazing. Her gift for describing a person, place, thing, or mood is phenomenal.”– Randall Abate, Professor of Law, Florida A&M University College of Law
  • Sonia does a great job of explaining complex ideas in a way that is clear and easy to understand. Her presentation helps the audience make connections and see wider implications.”– Natasha Serba, Librarian, Lester B. Pearson High School