Humour, Stress Mangement and Harrasement Expert
Jen Grant is an award nominated stand-up comedian as well as a dynamic key note speaker. Originally from Ottawa, Jen was honoured to be profiled in Ottawa Life Magazine as one of the top 25 People in the Capital. A story telling, observational style of comedian, Jen is both unique and relatable. She writes about life and she will have you laughing until you’re crying. Funny tears. Jen is a clean comic who is adaptable to any setting and is an excellent choice for any corporate function. Her ability to weave hilarious jokes with funny audience interaction is extraordinary.
As an accomplished comedian of 20 years, Jen has achieved virtually everything you can in the world of stand-up comedy in Canada. She has appeared on TV at every major comedy festival in the country including the Just for Laughs Festival, the Halifax and the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. She can also be heard on CBC‘s “The Debaters” and has her own TV special on The Comedy Network. One of her proudest achievements was when she performed for the Troops in the Middle East.
Jen was the first Canadian to reach the finals of the prestigious Boston Comedy Competition and was listed as one of the top five funniest people in Toronto by Toronto Life Magazine.
As a keynote speaker Jen is engaging, inspiring, entertaining and informative. The audience will leave with not only a message and tools to help inspire change in their lives but also with sore cheeks from laughing so hard. Now living just outside Ottawa, Jen has lived in New York City, Toronto and Vancouver. She is excited to have released her CD called “Nobody Likes Your Homemade Wine” It is available on iTunes. It’s really funny! You should buy it and listen to it. Or buy it for a friend who makes you homemade wine and you want them to get the hint. Other CDs – “Jokes That Kill” as well as “My Jokes are up here” Vol 1 and 2.
In this humourous and inspiring presentation Jen will show your audience how to use humour to re-frame stress. She shares tools she has acquired from her years as a professional comedian that help to lighten challenging moments in your professional and personal life. An accomplished stand up comedian and public speaker who advocates fun, positive thinking, and resiliency, Jen has designed an engaging, witty presentation that showcases her effective teaching style, credibility and hilarious sense of humour to help people improve personal health, increase happiness by alleviating stress with humour and turn it into strength.
Jen has a university degree in Communications as well as 20 years experience as a stand up comic. She has also been a student on personal development for 25 years. Her very special, funny and unique style of speaking has an undeniable positive effect on the health of all that are exposed to her. She is also a nationally touring comedian with numerous television appearances, is a regular on the CBC radio show ‘The Debaters’ , has entertained the troops in the Middle East and was the first Canadian to be a finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival. Jen’s energetic keynote presentation will help improve learning skills and leave your audience in an enthusiastic frame of mind.
Named in Ottawa Life Magazine as one of the most influential people in the Capital, Jen is a stand-up Comedian whose viral blog post ignited a media frenzy worldwide. Jen spoke out about discrimination and sexual harassment she experienced. But her personal story about how she got her start in stand-up comedy is equally fascinating. In her uplifting talk, she tackles a variety of topics, including how by honouring oneself not only will it increase confidence but also demonstrates how regular people can effect positive change on a global and personal scale.