Alexis Hillyard
Stump Kitchen - Nutrition, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advocate
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Edmonton, Alberta
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Disability advocate and keynote speaker, Alexis Hillyard is an entrepreneur, vegan chef and is an award winning YouTube Creator for her show - Stump Kitchen. Alexis Hillyard was born without her left hand and is known for using her stump as a kitchen tool while expanding the vocabulary of what's possible in the kitchen. She is a diversity inclusion expert on stump kitchen, which teaches others skills for the kitchen, cooking for the heart.

Expertise in

  • Health and Wellness
  • Resilience & Adversity

Speaker Types

  • Community Development
  • Conference Keynote
  • Gender Equality
  • Guest Panelist & Guided Q&A
  • Inspirational
  • Lifestyle & Health
  • Women of Influence

ALEXIS HILLYARD BIOGRAPHY

Alexis Hillyard (she/her) is a queer and disabled YouTube Creator, self-taught vegan chef, entrepreneur, and parent of an energetic toddler. Born without her left hand, Alexis uses her stump as a kitchen tool – from spatula to juicer – while expanding the vocabulary of what’s possible in the kitchen each week on her YouTube show Stump Kitchen. Stump Kitchen is a YouTube series that celebrates body diversity, gluten-free vegan cooking, and the amazing, unique ways we move through the world. In 2016 & 2018, Stump Kitchen won Best Food Blog in VUE Magazine’s Best of Edmonton, Canada.

Alexis Hillyard was featured by Google in a new YouTube video showcasing her efforts to create “a safe space to celebrate the amazing, unique ways we move through the world.” Hillyard, an LGBTQ+ and disabled chef known for her popular Stump Kitchen video series, has been producing videos on her YouTube channel for five years. In that time she has amassed more than 5,000 subscribers and nearly 600,000 views.

The video feature came together quickly over the last few months. “Google googled me and said they were looking for creators to feature and they were looking for disabled or queer creators that were having a good impact,” said Hillyard.  Her videos highlight vegan and gluten-free recipes, often assembled using her stump as a kitchen tool. She uses her platform to celebrate limb differences, and more recently, after having a baby, focus on parenting with one hand

In 2017, Alexis was named as the first Canadian Ambassador to the Lucky Fin Project, an organization dedicated to limb difference awareness, education, and celebration. Alexis was also awarded the Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor-General of Canada for her Stump Kitchen work, which is one of the highest honours that Canada can bestow on its citizens. She is well known for her advocacy to bring awareness and create safe spaces for Gender, Sexuality and Disability Inclusion.

Stump Kitchen has received considerable local and national media attention including TV, Radio, Digital, and Print coverage. The show has been featured on CTV, Global, Food 52, CBC Radio, The Edmonton Journal, and various lifestyle and food blogs. Stump Kitchen has partnered with CBC to produce multiple original videos for their social media platforms, featuring kid co-hosts with limb differences. Alexis loves to challenge society’s preconceived notions around disability by ‘disarming’ her audience with with, charm, and delicious recipes!

REPRESENTATION MATTERS

  • In this talk, Alexis will explain how by just showing up and being yourself you can change the world.

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Alexis Hillyard CAN DELIVER CUSTOMIZED PRESENTATIONS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF EXPERTISE & TOPIC THEMES

Expertise in

  • Health and Wellness
  • Resilience & Adversity

Speaker Types

  • Community Development
  • Conference Keynote
  • Gender Equality
  • Guest Panelist & Guided Q&A
  • Inspirational
  • Lifestyle & Health
  • Women of Influence
  • Youth Leadership & Students
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