Jessica Janzen

Jessica Janzen

Calgary, Alberta
Author, Coach And Philanthropist - Bring The Joy Expert
Jessica Janzen advocates for rare diseases, mental health, women empowerment, and joy. She is a Keynote Speaker, Author, Coach and Co-Founder of The Love for Lewiston Foundation. Jessica Janzen is passionate about making a difference and is wired to look at business differently. Jessica Janzen strives to take a creative approach to problem-solving and understanding businesses. Jessica Janzen looks to see the best and ensures that nothing is left on the table - always asking if there is a better way to do this. Growing up on her family farm has taught Jessica Janzen the value of work ethic, never quitting and ensuring you go the extra mile. Jessica Janzen's goal is to spark creativity in those I work with, drive innovation, inspire, influence, and improve the culture and environment in my work and personal life.
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Peak Performance
  • Personal Growth
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Charities & Foundations
  • Consultant & Coach
  • Inspirational
  • Lifestyle & Health
  • Philanthropy & Giving Back
  • Speaker Types


Jessica Janzen is a professional motivational speaker, coach, advocate, author, and entrepreneur who has been recognized for her dedication and impact in her field receiving “The Doc Seaman Individual Philanthropist – 2021 Generosity of Spirit Award” and was nominated for the “RBC Women of Influence Award”. She was also named a finalist for Calgary’s Top 40 under 40 in 2022.

As a motivational speaker, Jessica has successfully reached out to audiences across North America, inspiring them to unlock the power of a possibility mindset. Her energetic and optimistic approach leaves a lasting impact, equipping people with the tools to navigate their paths with resilience. Through her speaking engagements, Jessica Janzen empowers individuals to embrace joy as an essential pillar of resilience and encourages them to adopt a growth mindset, breaking free from a mere “survivor mode” mentality. She helps individuals to better understand their intake so that they can maximize their output.

Jessica’s coaching work involves collaborating with various organizations, where she helps individuals overcome adversity, build resilience, and discover their true selves. By providing valuable tools for rebuilding and resetting after challenging times, she enables leaders and team members to grow personally and professionally. Her coaching approach emphasizes growth, resilience, and fostering supportive connections within organizations.

Mental health advocacy is a significant aspect of Jessica’s speaking engagements and coaching sessions. Having personally experienced battles with depression, burnout, and feelings of isolation, Jessica Janzen authentically speaks to the importance of mental health. Jessica faced one of the most challenging periods in her life after the tragic loss of her infant son, Lewiston, in 2016. This heartbreaking experience served as a wake-up call for her to refuse to be stuck and to find the strength within herself to persevere through grief and loss. Since then Jessica Janzen has transformed her pain into a mission to create change and live a life filled with joy and success, impacting thousands of individuals as her life mission. She champions accessibility and inclusivity, becoming a community advocate for all those facing similar challenges. Through her own resilience, Jessica Janzen believes that even in the midst of pain, chaos, uncertainty, and burnout, joy is possible.

Jessica’s positive mindset and determination have allowed her to make a difference in the lives of others. She co-founded The Love for Lewiston Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting families across Canada through life-saving research and access to medical resources. Her philanthropic efforts have contributed to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, raising over 1.3 million dollars in the last five years. Her unwavering determination led to the successful implementation of a Newborn Screening program, despite facing significant obstacles over four years. Jessica’s passion and philanthropic mission have brought tangible and positive change to countless families in need.




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Jessica Janzen Topic Presentations

resilient by design: intake by choice for stronger output

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  • In a world that often pushes us to our limits, burnout has become an all-too-familiar adversary, draining our energy and stifling our potential. But amidst the chaos, there is hope, and that hope lies within the transformative concept of “Resilient by Design.”  In this captivating and empowering session, Jessica will guide you through her own journey of battling burnout, reclaiming her resilience, and discovering the profound impact of intentional inputs. Drawing from her experiences as a coach and her relentless pursuit of personal growth, Jessica will equip you with practical strategies to shift the trajectory of burnout and emerge stronger than ever.

    Through captivating storytelling and profound insights, Jessica will delve into the core causes of burnout, exposing the detrimental effects of stress, imbalanced priorities, and neglect of self-care. She will then reveal a game-changing approach to combat burnout—focusing on the micro-decisions we make that can impact our mental & physical health, in order to create healthier habits that form a new capacity to manage our work and home lives so we can fuel a stronger output.

    With her signature blend of authenticity and vulnerability, Jessica will guide you in reevaluating your thoughts, actions, and relationships, empowering you to redefine your inputs and unleash a more powerful and purposeful output. You’ll discover how small changes in mindset, habits, and boundaries can lead to significant shifts in your well-being, productivity, and overall satisfaction. Jessica will explore the critical role of self-care and the art of setting boundaries in maintaining resilience. She will provide practical tools and techniques to prioritize your mental and emotional health, allowing you to cultivate an environment of well-being and balance amidst the demands of daily life.

    Jessica’s empowering insights help you will gain a profound understanding of the power of input for stronger output, learning how intentional choices in nutrition, exercise, mindset, and relationships can fortify your resilience and propel you towards sustainable success. Whether you’re an individual seeking to overcome burnout, a team leader looking to support your employees, or an organization striving to create a culture of well-being, Jessica’s transformative session will provide you with the inspiration, strategies, and actionable steps needed to unlock your full potential and thrive in the face of adversity.

unleashing resilience: navigating change, overcoming loss &thriving in the face of challenges

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In a world characterized by constant change and unexpected obstacles, building resilience becomes paramount in our personal and professional lives.  In this compelling and enlightening session, Jessica will draw from her own life experiences and professional expertise to guide you through the turbulent waters of change. With unwavering authenticity, she will explore the profound impact of loss, setbacks, and adversity, while offering practical tools and strategies to overcome them.

    Through captivating storytelling and powerful insights, Jessica Janzen will inspire you to reframe your perspective on change and view it as an opportunity for growth and personal transformation. She will delve into the emotions and complexities surrounding loss, teaching you how to navigate the grieving process and harness its power to fuel resilience. Jessica will share proven techniques for overcoming challenges and setbacks, guiding you in developing a resilient mindset and embracing change as a catalyst for personal and professional development. From reframing limiting beliefs to cultivating adaptability and embracing uncertainty, she will empower you to navigate uncharted territories with confidence and resilience.

    Jessica will emphasize the importance of self-care, self-compassion, and building a support system to bolster your resilience in the face of change and adversity. She will equip you with practical strategies to prioritize your mental and emotional well-being, allowing you to stay grounded, focused, and resilient through life’s toughest moments. Whether you’re facing personal loss, navigating a career transition, or leading a team through organizational changes, Jessica’s session will provide you with invaluable insights, tools, and inspiration to thrive in the face of challenges. By the end of this empowering experience, you will walk away with a renewed sense of resilience, armed with the strategies needed to transform setbacks into comebacks and rise stronger than ever before.

breaking the stigma: nurturing mental health, building resilience, and fostering safe spaces for healing

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In a world where mental health is often shrouded in stigma and misconceptions, it is crucial to shine a light on the importance of awareness, support, and creating safe spaces for healing. Jessica Janzen shares her enlightening journey through the depths of mental health, trauma, fear, and the transformative power of support systems.

    In this powerful session, Jessica will share her personal experiences with mental health challenges, the tips and tricks she used to get through hard times, and how empathetic and compassionate peer support had a profound impact that her support system had in her life during hard times. With unwavering authenticity, she will create a safe and inclusive space for dialogue, destigmatizing mental health and encouraging open conversations surrounding our inner struggles. Jessica will delve into the complexities of trauma, fear, and the far-reaching effects they can have on our mental well-being. She will empower you to confront and overcome these challenges by providing practical tools and strategies to foster resilience and promote healing.

    Through her powerful storytelling, Jessica will emphasize the importance of support systems and the role they play in our mental health journey. From cultivating authentic connections to seeking professional assistance, she will guide you in creating a network of compassionate individuals who can provide the vital support needed during difficult times. Jessica will shed light on the significance of safe spaces—environments where individuals can openly express their emotions, fears, and vulnerabilities without judgment or shame. She will explore ways to create safe spaces in our personal and professional lives, fostering a culture of empathy, understanding, and inclusivity.

    By the end of this transformative session, you will walk away with a deeper understanding of mental health, the tools to build resilience, and the inspiration to be an advocate for change. Jessica will empower you to break free from the shackles of stigma, embrace self-care practices, and cultivate a greater sense of compassion, both towards yourself and others. Whether you are an individual seeking to nurture your own mental well-being, a caregiver supporting loved ones, or an organization committed to creating a mentally healthy work environment, this session will provide invaluable insights and actionable steps toward building awareness, fostering healing, and creating safe spaces for all.

grief, transformation & the power of giving back

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In this heartfelt and inspiring session, Jessica shares her personal journey of navigating grief and discovering the remarkable potential for transformation that lies within moments of profound loss. Through authentic storytelling and profound insights, she guides you on a path of healing, growth, and finding new purpose in life’s most challenging moments.

    With compassion and vulnerability, Jessica acknowledges the intense pain, loneliness, and despair that accompany grief. Drawing from her own experiences, she empowers you to navigate the complexities of grief and harness its transformative power. Jessica illuminates the path to personal transformation that can arise from the depths of grief. She shares how grief becomes a catalyst for self-discovery, personal growth, and a profound shift in perspective on the true meaning of life.

    She inspires you to embrace the power of giving back as a force for transformation. By highlighting the remarkable impact of acts of kindness, philanthropy, and selfless service, Jessica encourages you to find purpose in giving, creating a ripple effect of positive change that extends beyond your own grief and touches the lives of others. Through this transformative session, you gain invaluable insights and practical strategies for finding personal transformation amidst grief. Jessica’s compassionate approach leaves you with renewed hope, a commitment to personal growth, and a profound understanding that true fulfillment lies in finding purpose and giving back to others.

    Whether you are navigating your own grief, seeking support for a loved one, or yearning to discover a deeper sense of meaning in life, this session provides the guidance and inspiration you need. Jessica’s authentic storytelling inspires you to embrace the power of giving back as a source of healing, purpose, and connection. Jessica unveils the profound beauty and meaning that can emerge from life’s most challenging experiences—grief, transformation, and the extraordinary power of giving back.

Jessica Janzen travels from Calgary, Alberta & delivers customized and tailored keynote speeches, presentations, workshops and training sessions. on the topics enlisted below. These services are designed for a variety of audiences, industries, and event types and event formats.


Recently we had Jessica Janzen speak to 1,500 of our employees about the Love for Lewiston Foundation and her family’s experience. Jessica does an amazing job of communicating what it was like to suddenly realize that life is not fully in our control and to have her family’s whole world turned upside down. As a father and grandfather, it’s a gut-wrenching story that ends in a tremendous loss for her and her family. But through all that, Jessica Janzen communicates it through an obvious foundation of love, resolve and an incredible focus on making life as good as possible, despite the incredible challenges they faced. Amazingly, in all their heartache and challenges, Jessica Janzen...

Mark Little


Jessica Janzen was extremely easy to work with. I was impressed with her professionalism and enthusiasm. Her bright smile, sense of humour, connection with the crowd and warm heart was felt at our event. She is a rare gem and adores her  

 Stavroula Kangles

Vice President
Special Event Services, Spruce Meadows

Jessica Janzen spoke at our event for entrepreneurs, influencers, and small business owners and knocked it out of the park! We had so many attendees rave about her talk and ask to have her back again at future events. Jessica Janzen’s message was inspiring and motivating, and her stage presence was magnetic. Jessica Janzen’s charisma, humour, heart and powerful pep-talk charmed the whole room. We would absolutely have her back again, anytime, anywhere.  

Laura And Nysha

Connect & Collaborate Women's Conference

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Bring the Joy by Jessica Janzen
Bring the Joy by Jessica Janzen
In Bring the Joy, Jessica Janzen shares her experience in following those nudges of her heart to find true and lasting joy. From the bliss of her dramatic, romantic saga with her now husband, to the trials and triumphs of her career journey as a young woman, to the devastating loss of her son when...
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Are you looking to hire Jessica Janzen for your event? Jessica Janzen Calgary, Alberta is a dynamic and engaging speaker that offers audiences researched content paired with expertise and a dynamic speaking ability. Jessica Janzen is also a Canadian corporate consultant and coach and facilitates workshops and training sessions for a corporate audience. Jessica Janzen is an expert keynote presenter and speaks on wide variety of topics. Hiring a great speaker for your event is important and working with a thought leader like Jessica Janzen from Speakers Canada’s roster will engage audiences into the content of the presentation to bring awareness and a fresh perspective for their approach to their work and their lives. Book Jessica Janzen to educate, motivate and activate the audience through an interactive and entertaining presentation at corporate meetings and gatherings.

Known as a popular key note speaker in Canada, Jessica Janzen creates life changing experiences for the participants with practical insights and strategic advice they can implement right after the session. Working with a one our leading expert speaker like Jessica Janzen from Calgary, Alberta offers organizations a fresh perspective to assist the people of the organization. No matter if it is a government, association, or business crowd, Jessica Janzen is a perfect speaker for your event. Through unique practical insights for trending topics and years experience speaking to different organizations, Jessica Janzen focuses on changing individuals to make better decisions at work and their lives. No matter if you are holding an in person or virtual event, having an influential speaker such as Jessica Janzen will engage, motivate, and activate the audience to make a change in their lives and inspire action for results to meet organizational goals. Your workforce will benefit from Jessica Janzen’s presentations and speeches, with measurable results set to shift the people of the organization and core direction of the company. Book Jessica Janzen speaker for your annual general meeting, conference, summit, or convention in Canada.

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