Public Speaking

Jesse is an inspiring public speaker. For primary school bookingsThe Children's Bookshop Speakers Agencyin NSW orSpeakers Ink in QLD,or Jesse direct. For adult speaking engagements contact Jesse direct.


“Jesse Blackadder’s sold out appearance at the State Library of NSW on 24 January 2012 was an engaging and entertaining presentation. Audience feedback was overwhelmingly positive. ” (Samantha Hagan, State Library of NSW)

“Jesse Blackadder kept 100 plus librarians held enthralled during her presentation at the NSW Readers' Advisory Seminar with tales of her writing, history research and vision. She is a great speaker and a fantastic ambassador for the Arts and Antarctica.” (Vassiliki Veros, NSW Readers Advisory Steering Committee)

“Jesse Blackadder was a guest speaker at theLennox Head VIEW Club's 2013 International Women's Day Breakfast, a sold-out event attended by 220 women. Jesse spoke abouther trip toAntarctica, and her descriptions, enhanced by beautiful visuals, held her audience spellbound.It was a privilege to have Jesse as a speaker at our event.” (Dawn Sword, Lennox Head VIEW)

“Firstly - you ROCKED! 2ndly, thanks so much - you were a HUGE inspiration to all ... everyone was enthralled, and what a perfect way to start the year off!” (Kylie Mowbray Allen, Bangalow Businesswomen’s Network)

“Thank you so much for coming and giving us a real treat today. I have had so many favourable comments, all richly deserved. Your story was beautifully woven together with such good use of your voice and great pictures.” (David Ashton, University of the Third Age Brunswick Heads)

“Using a mixture of stories, photographs and interesting facts and information, Jesse made Antarctica come alive for the students.” (Michael Howard, Hornsby Primary School)

Jesse Blackadder 2015