A leadership trainer and coach and educationist, Jane is available for corporate, conference and charity speaking engagements, speaking on a range of topics. She is keen to support education establishments, business networks, wellbeing and community groups.
Her expertise in education, behaviour management, and leadership, along with her passion for promoting inclusion and diversity, leave audiences and clients energised, and empowered.
Jane talks on the following topics:
My Mother’s India – Family and Food Stories from Calcutta to Tilbury Docks
This talk focuses on Jane’s book about her mother’s memories of her childhood growing up in India.
Celebrating our Diversity
Focussed on her own and her family’s experiences, and on her career as a teacher and headteacher, Jane scripted this for the United Nations Association, Eastbourne for their “Celebrating our Diversity” evening on 10th April 2019.
International Mother Language
Speaking from her perspective as an educationist, Jane scripted this for ‘International Mother Language Day’, 21st February 2020, and presented at the UNA Eastbourne, to promote and safeguard linguistic diversity.
Travels through South America!
A Recount of Jane’s travels through Patagonia, in words, images and hot flushes!
Hot Women At Menopause … the burning issue!
Thoughts, images, words, poetry, and inspiring women, on midlife, menopause (pre- peri- post-) and women’s health journeys at home and work.
Talk with interactive or creative writing session:
Sharing stories of midlife and menopause – in pairs or trios, facilitated by Jane
Creative writing session – On life, midlife or menopause.
Survive and Thrive at Menopause
Jane, founder of HWAM presents a short introductory talk, or a more in-depth interactive presentation as follows:
The introductory talk of 20-minutes raises positive awareness about menopause; including the terminology, phases and the science behind it. It also gives brief, relevant and helpful information for women, aiming to improve confidence and self-fulfillment, and enabling informed choices.
The interactive presentation of up to 2 hours covers the above points in greater depth and includes reflective exercises.
Maiden, Mother, Queen & Crone presents the stages of a human female’s life, with facts, stories, and a showcase of inspiring opportunities.
Singing for the Soul
Interactive session: A light-hearted singing session, learning and performing familiar songs, call and response, chants and canons. No singing or musical experience necessary.
A donation towards the charity: “Music for the Memory” – the singing group which Jane leads for people with mild to moderate dementia and their carers, is welcomed.
Champions of Leadership
Creating greater awareness and confidence in leadership, visiting the models, strategies, and behaviours that motivate and sustain great leaders, with leadership hints and tips to leave you informed and inspired.
Coaching Skills for Life – Reflect, Listen, Think, Act!
An interactive session to learn basic coaching skills for yourself and those around you, including a self-reflective ‘Wheel of Life’ session.
Restorative Practice – Techniques to Calm a Situation at Home or Work
A toolkit of strategies for restoring calm to any situation, whether at home or at work; through identifying the Parent, Adult and Child (PAC model) within each of us and inviting a win-win response in our relationships with others.
Interactive session: Learn the basis of Transactional Analysis and the Parent/Adult/Child model.