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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November Spotlight

Peace Seeker

Our Peace Seeker Spotlights honor our Peace Club Youth members -- and the families, educators, and mentors who choose to support these Kids, Tweens, and Teens in learning and celebrating that “peace is possible.” Read more...

Peace Maker

Our Peace Maker Spotlights honor our Peace Club General & VIP members – adults who "choose peace" and offer a small membership fee that supports our activities and programs, including the free activities offered to our youth members. Read more...

Peace Bringer

Our Peace Bringer Spotlights honor our Peace Activity Certificate and Peace Certification Program participants – individuals, families, educators, schools, communities, and more who choose to move from “attitude to action” with peace. Read more...

Peace Sponsor

Our Peace Sponsor Spotlights honor our Champions, Advocates, and Program Messengers – individuals, organizations, and businesses whose financial or in-kind contributions support the mission and work of Mattie’s Foundation. Read more...

- Mattie J.T. Stepanek