Speaking Calendar

Karen speaking at standing-room-only Phoenix Bookstore event, Burlington, VT 1/27/16

Karen speaking at standing-room-only Phoenix Bookstore event, Burlington, VT 1/27/16



To inquire about availability, email: [email protected]

If you are interested in hiring Karen Newman as a motivational speaker, see her Media Kit here: Media Kit Nov 2017

Motivational Flyer: Flyer1-Karen-Newman



To empower change by inspiring people to courageously embrace their limitless potential.

Inspirational Talk: Ignite Burlington; 11/7/2016

“Dare to Walk Boldly”

(Talk begins after TODAY SHOW introduction; in 3:45 minutes)


Inspiring Sermon; 12/17/17 “Hope of Heaven”

(Church of the Well, Burlington, VT)

2019 Speaking Engagements

3/24; Inspiring Sermon; “Faith in the Fire”, Boca Raton Florida

5/3/2019; Keynote Speaker; Weekend of Hope, Stowe VT


5/19/2019-5/22/2019; Worship Leader; Oasis of Hope; Tijuana, Mexico

5/30/2019; Keynote Speaker, Healing Winds; Sailabration

Sailabration 2019 – Thursday, May 30th 6pm-10pm


10/15/2019; Keynote Speaker, Women’s Auxiliary Gala; Loma Linda California

Touching Sermon; “God is Love in All things;

(Presbyterian Church of Old Greenwich)

https://vimeo.com/62527108; password: Newman31313

2018 Speaking Engagements

January 15th; Ed Tyll Radio Show, Broadcast Nationally, multiple stations, 7 days a week

February 21st; Hinesburg Brownie Troop, inspirational speaker; Hinesburg, Vermont

April 13th; Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference, Burlington Hotel

May 10th; Healing Winds Sail-a-bration fundraiser; keynote speaker Echo Center, Burlington, VT

May 13th; United Church of Hinesburg; Sermon “Dare to Have a Mary Faith”; Hinesburg, VT

June 23rd; Vermont Sun Triathlon, “Gateway Triathlon” speaker, Middlebury, VT

June 25th; Healing Winds, WCAX TV “Inspirational Segment”, Echo, Burlington, VT

July 12th; Racing on Team USA at the Aquathlon World Championships, Middlefart, Denmark

September 16th; Speaking at Church of the Well, 10:00am, Burlington, VT

October 18th; Speaking Hergenrother Annual Advance Conference,  9:30-10:15 am, Echo, Burlington

link to event https://www.eventbrite.com/e/limitless-personal-growth-through-business-success-tickets-45438563968

October 20-23; Representing Vermont as President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (VAND)

at the annual Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics conference in Washington, DC! A great honor!

link to event: https://eatrightfnce.org/

November 2nd; Keynote Speaker; Jump Start “Lighten your Load”; 8:45-9:45 am, Montpelier

link to event https://vermontjumpstart.wordpress.com/2018/07/05/annual-educator-conference-nov-2-2018/

November 4th; Inspirational Speaker;  Culinary Classic gala event for the Cancer Patient Support Foundation, 6:00 pm.  link to event: https://www.cpsfvt.org/culinary-classic.html

November 11th; Giving sermon “Dare to Have a Mary Faith”, 9:30 am Church on the Hill, Boca Raton, FLA http://churchofboca.org/


2017 Speaking Engagements

January 5;  Hergenrother Foundation; keynote speaker; Wellness Week at 11:00 am

January 24; The Light Radio Network; 94.9 FM; Listen Live at 8:00 am

March 12; Charlotte Congregational Church; Sermon “Be Still and Know”; 10:00 am

March 15; The Light FM Network; 94.9 FM; Listen Live at 8:00 am 


March 26; Living Hope Christian Church; Williston, VT; keynote speaker 6:00pm

March 31; Orchards End Health; New Canaan CT ; keynote speaker; luncheon and fundraiser for New Canaan Cares. The event on March 31st seeks to promote Orchards End and its philosophy among New Canaan women of all ages. 


April 2nd; Maryknoll Speakers Series;  Fathers and Brothers Campus, Ossining, NY. 2:30 pm



April 12th; Burlington Country Club, Burlington, VT; Cancer Patient Support Foundation; 5:30 pm

April 23rd; Church on the Hill, Boca Raton, FL; sermon “Be Still and Know” 10:00 am


May 1, 2017; Recently posted radio show with Dr. Veronica: Wellness for the Real World:

5 Important lessons: begin at 16:38 min in.

61: Take Control of Cancer and Learn to Love Yourself

June 4; Charlotte Congregational Church, Charlotte, Vermont; sermon” Speak Victory” 10:00am

September 2; “Going Over The Edge for the Flynn”; Marriott Hotel, Burlington VT; 10:00 am-12:00pm

exciting link below; (aired August 31, 2017) Fox 22 news; Fox 44 news, My Champlain Valley


Please see link below for exciting event details;


See live video and blogs: https://www.facebook.com/karen.newman.549

September 3; “Malayaka House fundraiser”; The Bridges Resort, Warren, Vermont; 3:30-5:00 pm

Please see link for more details:


September 6; :Ed Tyll Radio Show; 4:00pm Broadcast Nationally, multiple stations,  times vary


Septemer 13; Phit for a Queen: a Female Athlete Podcast;  11:30

                            with Kara Shelman and Rebecca McConville


October 1st; Aquathon National Championships”; Austin, Texas

October 7th;  keynote speaker: Lunafest”-Women’s film festival/ Girls on the Run; Main Street Landing, Burlington, VT :event runs 6:30-10:00 pm; please see link below for more details/tickets

link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lunafest-womens-film-festival-a-benefit-for-girls-on-the-run-vermont-tickets-35508641302

October 11th; Sports Doctor Radio; 3:40 pm;  http://healthylife.net/ 

October 21-24; As President-Elect of the Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, I look forward to representing Vermont at 100th Anniversary of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FENCE); Chicago IL. For more information:

December 17th; “Hope of Heaven: Sermon at Church of the Well, Burlington Vermont

(see link above)





January 14th; Interview with New York Post (see media for article)

January 17th ; Trinity Church (two services – 9:15am & 11:00am)

January 19th ; Community Bible Study at Presbyterian Church of Old Greenwich (PCOG) in Old Greenwich, CT. 9:30am

January 20th ; Community Bible Study at St. Luke’s in Westport, CT. 9:30am

January 20th ; BOOK LAUNCH at Richard’s on Greenwich Ave in Greenwich, CT. 6:00-8:00pm (speaking at 6:30pm)

January 21st ; Speaking at Soul Ryeders (http://www.soulryeders.org) in Rye, New York at 7:30pm

January 27th ; Will be on WCAX Channel 3 for “Books Over Breakfast” (6:30 am)

January 27th ; BOOK LAUNCH at Phoenix Books in BURLINGTON, VT. 6:30-8:00

January 28th; Reception at the State House in Montpelier, VT, with Lt. Governor Phil Scott, honoring me and several others from Vermont Senior Games. 10:00am

February 6th; speaking at Green Mountain Athletic Association Annual Dinner. Knights of Columbus, South Burlington, Vermont. 6:00pm

February 11th; guest speaker on RadioMD.com. 2:30 pm

February 12th; Book Talk/Signing: Northshire Books, Manchester, Vermont 7:00pm see link: http://www.northshire.com/event/manchester-karen-newman-just-three-words


Red Cross Event

2015 Red Cross Event

   February 21st ; Birmingham Alabama, Church: Details to follow

    February 23rd ; EDAW: Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Event held at Samford University. Activities from      9:00-1:00. Speaking from 7:00-8:00pm. (see flyers EDAW_Feb 23-24, 2016_Edited)

    February 24th ; Same as Tuesday except we’ll be at the University of Montevallo

    February 25th ; Breakfast/speak/panel at Mtn Brook High School. 7am


March 14th; Burlington Rotary Club.

March 17th; Keynote speaker at Greenwich, CT Chamber of Commerce’s “Women Who Matter” Luncheon. Milbrook Club. 12:30 pm (See flyer here: Women Who Matter Luncheon)

March 24th; Keynote speaker: “Racing Cancer”  VTAAC, 2016 Cancer Action Day at Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier, 2:10pm

March 29th; Open Mike with Michael Smith: WDEV-FM and AM, 10:15-11:00am “Your Life’s Journey” Listen here: http://wdevradio.com/open-mike-tuesday-32916

April 15th; speaker at the annual Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “The Power of Words”, Essex Inn, Essex VT,  11:00am

April 17th;  Keynote speaker: “Walk Boldly” Church on the Hill, Boca Raton, Florida. 10:00am

April 22nd; Featured interview on Sharkie’s PEP Talk, www.healthylife.net, 1pm EDT (10am PDT) (look for the  link on the Media page after this date.)

April 17-24th; Numerous locations in Florida (details to follow)

April 28th; Author’s Forum, “Blast-off With Books” fund-raising event benefiting Stern Center for Language and Learning: BTV Int’l Airport,Burlington, Vermont. Karen speaking between 2-3pm and 3-4pm, also at evening reception.  Blast-Off-Event-Details (1)

April 30th; Leukemia/ Lymphoma Gala in Burlington, Vermont. 6:30-8:30pm

May 3rd; Keynote Speaker: Center for Hope/Den for Grieving Kids Luncheon; Wee Burn Country Club, Darien, CT. 11:00am (click here to see flyer or to donate/attend)

May 3rd; Keynote Speaker: Pryority Wellness Center, New Canaan CT, 7:00pm

May 10th; Wellness for the REAL World, with Dr. Veronica Anderson on FOX, the Jersey 920AM Radio Show; 10:30am, EDT.


May 20th; Keynote Speaker: 2016 Gerontology Conference; Franklin Conference Center at the Howe Center, Rutland, VT.

May 26th; Huntsman Sr. Games radio show, The Active Life, with Jeff Harding; 6:30pm EDT. www.seniorgames.net

June 2nd; Ed Tyll Radio Show, Broadcast Nationally, multiple stations, 7 days a week. Times vary

June 18th; Keynote Speaker: Greenwich Chaplaincy Gala fundraiser; 7:00pm, Nathaniel Witherell, Greenwich CT

June 21st; Nights with Nick radio interview with Nick Lawrence, WEEU 830AM (Pennsylvania); 7pm. See also www.weeu.com to listen online.

June 22; Authors at the Aldrich series, Aldrich Public Library, Barre, VT. 6pm

July 14; Thompson’s Point Book Club, Thompson Point Club, Charlotte, VT. 3:30 pm

September 19; Talk Zone; Corporate Talk with Charlie and Eva. 4:00 pm

Listen here: http://www.talkzone.com/episodes/199/CTCE091916.html

October 1; Rotary Club/Flying Hawks, Sheraton Hotel, South Burlington, VT. 12:15 pm

October 13; Preferred Radio with Joel Markel and Marianne Levy; 9:20 am

Listen here: http://www.preferredradio.com/podcast/preferred-company-10-13-16-karen-newman/

October 20; Ignite Burlington 2016, Featured Speaker, The  Film House, Burlington, VT. 5:30 – 8:30
(for tickets: IGNITE BURLINGTON 2016)

October 30; Shelburne United Methodist Church, Shelburne, VT. 11:00 am, luncheon included

October 31; Maggie Linton Show, Sirius XM Radio; 9:30 am


November 12; Cancer Patient Support Foundation, Davis Center, UVM, Burlington, VT; 6:00 pm

tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/culinary-classic-tickets-26470090754


2013 Texas Christian University/Susan G. Komen "Frogs for the Cure" luncheon

Texas Christian University/Susan G. Komen “Frogs for the Cure” luncheon



* It’s and honor and a privilege when I am invited to speak.  I love meeting new friends, reconnecting with old ones and sharing the inspirational  lessons and wisdom I’ve gained through this incredible journey called life.  It truly is a gift.



2010 Determination Champion and presenter for American Cancer Society

2010 Determination Champion and presenter for American Cancer Society


To inquire about availability, email: [email protected]









2014 Speaker for Triathlon National Championships Awards banquet

2015 Speaker for Triathlon National Championships Awards banquet

Speaking at cancer fundraiser, 2016

Speaking at cancer fundraiser, 2016











Guest speaker, Trinity Church, Greenwich, CT 1/17/16

Guest speaker, Trinity Church, Greenwich, CT 1/17/16

(click links)

Red Cross Girls on the run flyer

Fresh Brewed Flyer

Harvest, Athletes for Christ