Georgette Reed

Georgette Reed

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Vancouver, British Columbia

A Former Canadian Olympic | Health And Wellness | Mental Health And Productivity Expert

Georgette Reed is a certified athletics and conditioning coach with 49 years of experience as a multisport national team athlete, Olympian, and Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Productivity Expert. Georgette Reed shares the positive lessons, values and virtues of sport and life through relevant and humorous anecdotes, in an inspirational and genuinely enthusiastic and optimistic manner.
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GEORGETTE REED BIOGRAPHY

Georgette Reed is a highly accomplished individual with a diverse background in sports, fitness, health, and wellness. She has had an amazing career as a former multi-sport athlete and Olympian, competing in various sports such as athletics, bobsleigh, swimming, and water polo. With over 49 years of competitive and lived experience, Georgette has achieved remarkable success and represented Canada in numerous international events.

Georgette Reed holds a Master of Arts Degree in Physical Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration and Communications from Washington State University. She attended the same university as her father, the legendary Canadian Football League Hall of Famer George Reed. Georgette excelled as an athlete during her time at Washington State University, becoming an All-American in the shot put and setting a record that still stands today. Today Georgette and her father are the only father-daughter duo in the WSU Sports Hall of Fame.

During Georgette’s athletic career, some of her accomplishments included participation in the shot put at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain as well as representing Canada in the 2001 World Athletics Championships in Edmonton and the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, B.C. Throughout her career, she achieved a remarkable 17 national titles, including 15 in shot put and 2 in discus.

After retiring from competitive sports, Georgette Reed embarked on a successful career in the field of health and wellness. She worked as the Health and Wellness Coordinator for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services, where she contributed to the well-being of the department’s personnel. She also served as the head coach of cross country, track and field at the University of Alberta for a decade, mentoring and developing champions at the provincial, national, and international levels.

Georgette’s passion for promoting the synergy between physical and mental health led her to become the first female Director of Athletics and Recreation at Capilano University in North Vancouver, BC. In this role, she is responsible for designing and implementing proactive programs that prioritize health in all its iterations, drawing from her extensive experience as an athlete, coach, and consultant. She also leverages her expertise in working with local government bodies and Canadian sport delivery systems for strategic planning and fiscal responsibilities to prioritize physical health, wellness and mental health initiatives on campus.

As a Health and Wellness Professional, Georgette utilizes her life lessons, education, and leadership skills to inspire others to achieve mental and physical well-being. Georgette Reed delivers presentations that blend motivational storytelling with science-based solutions, focusing on topics such as leadership, teamwork, effective communication, determination, burnout prevention, life balance, self-care, stress management, fitness, nutrition, and trauma resilience. Georgette’s presentations provide practical insights for individuals and organizations seeking to excel and find success in various aspects of life.

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Georgette Reed Topic Presentations

Your Moment of Truth: Transforming Challenges Into Opportunities for Excellence

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In this session, Georgette Reed centers the conversation to the power of perspective during pivotal events in life. Any experience, be it positive or negative, can serve as a turning point if we choose to seize the moment, ask the big questions, and commit to transformative change. Reed emphasizes that these pivotal moments happen more frequently than we think, and they offer invaluable opportunities to shift our destiny. Rather than becoming paralyzed by these moments, Reed advocates for capitalizing on them. How? By altering our perspective, recognizing the moment of truth, and overcoming any obstacles that stand in our way. She encourages the audience to find innovative and efficient ways to work, live, and attain excellence, asserting that excellence is indeed within reach.

    Georgette’s talk is a masterclass in accountability, opportunity, change, goal accomplishment, and performance. She guides attendees through the process of recognizing their moments of truth and provides actionable strategies for transforming these instances into stepping stones for growth and success. This presentation equips participants with the mindset and tools required to leverage their pivotal moments effectively. By shifting their perspectives and taking accountability for their actions, they can transform challenges into opportunities, accelerating their journey towards excellence. Georgette Reed is helps individuals become a catalyst for change, encouraging participants to seize their moments of truth and embrace the opportunity for transformation and growth.

No Finish Line

When You are Looking After Others…who Is Looking After You?

Mental Wellness Through Awareness of Thought

From Burnout To Balance: Navigating Health, Wellness, and Performance

The Synergy of Success: Cultivating Team Resilience and Effective Communication

Embracing Change: Cultivating Resilience and Agility for New Horizons

Unity in Diversity: A Journey Towards Inclusion

Testimonials

Georgette Reed, this is a brief note of thanks for your help in making our Bob Adams Foundation Awards Dinner one of the best in recent years. Your message, delivered with enthusiasm and sincerity, was ideal for our audience and there is no doubt that everyone enjoyed it. Also, thanks for conducting the clinic in the afternoon. We appreciate the extra effort you made in doing so.

The Bob Adams Awards Dinner Committee

Georgette Reed, the feedback on your presentation was overwhelmingly positive. Your presentation and upbeat story were ideal to conclude our day. I was particularly impressed with the excellent interaction you drew from the audience. Thank you for your excellent contribution to our flagship event.

Dr. Gail H. Forsyth

Executive Director
Cultural Diversity Institute, University of Calgary

Georgette Reed, you talked from the heart. You have a true passion in the way that you represented yourself. You are confident and capable to express yourself in a very clear and vivid way. With people like you, who do not believe in the impossible, I will hold my head up high and achieve my dreams.

Reem Kubba

Georgette Reed, the presentation you gave will stay with me, I know, my entire life, and I am grateful beyond words. One of the most significant moments of during your presentation was when you told everyone about the girl who died after you inspired her and became her hero. I am positive that the entire audience was inspired that day and that they walked away with more confidence than before.

Warren Pingol

Georgette, no matter how many speeches I will hear, I will always remember yours. Thank you for making a difference in my life. You had a warm vibe, were interactive and you had a powerful message. You showed me that I can find new opportunities when one disappears from life. Whether my Moment of Truth has arrived or not, I will just work hard in everything I do.”

Jacqueline Chen

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When SBC receives a request to book Georgette Reed we provide you with their speaker fees, travel costs and check their schedules. We work closely with the host organization's event planning team and the speaker to handle the logistics and to relay or negotiate associated costs. Our talented team members then will work with our talent directly or their agent/manager/assistant to confirm the Canadian speaker fee and travel expenses, so that event planning teams can receive an official quote for the speaker appearing at the event. Speaker fees and travel costs vary per speaker and our role is to contact Georgette Reed about your event, after we have connected with the event organizers to learn all the event details and/or conference program. Each booking request is unique since session durations and audience sizes can vary which may affect the speaker's fees. If you are looking to hire Georgette Reed, we recommend filling out the booking request form so a booking agent from Speakers Bureau Canada can get in touch with our talent to help you coordinate with your team to engage the speaker for a successful event.

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