Keynotes & Presentations

Posted on: March 14th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Jeni Stepanek, Ph.D.
 (“Mattie’s mom”) is a NY Times Bestselling author and an award-winning advocate and keynote speaker. Her topics range from Mattie’s life and message of hope and peace to spirituality, disability, grief, parenting, and balancing everyday realities. Jeni enjoys speaking to audiences of all ages. She presents to professionals, to parents, to school children — to any audience seeking an inspirational message about the things that matter most in life. Jeni is also known as “Mama Peace” to nearly 250 Global Teen Leaders who have created projects that tend to basic human needs around the world, and who have been inspired by Mattie’s vision of ‘rebuilding the mosaic of humanity’ during Jeni’s presentation series at the annual Just Peace Summit.




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Jeni’s current schedule of events




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January Spotlight

May 5 at Botanero

Cinco de Mayo Partnership Fiesta - FREE ENTRY - All Day Happy Hour & food specials, Music by DJ Genius, ZamDance performances -- join us for a fundraising party that celebrates peace and acceptance! Read more...

June 2 at Dawson's

Mosaics & Music: Make Peace the News -- join us for wine & apps, music & mosaic unveiling, conversation & celebration at a fundraising gathering to promote peace! Early Bird Tickets $25 ($30 at the door). Read more...

June 21 and 22

Celebrating Mattie’s life & legacy – 15-year anniversary Mass on June 22 (11 am) at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Derwood, MD, followed by a reception hosted by Mattie's Guild - ALL ARE WELCOME. Read more...

July 13 in King Farm

2019 Peace Day Celebration – join us for a FREE street fair (1-5 pm), all day food & drink specials (1-8 pm), and a Happy Hour Dance Party (5-8 pm) – arts, crafts, music, performers, cake, moon bounce… Read more...

- Mattie J.T. Stepanek