I am available to provide professional presentations to your class, workshop, conference, meeting, and other gatherings. I can speak to a variety of topics within the spectrum of perinatal health and Indigenous wellness. My knowledge and communication style is grounded in my Indigenous teachings and training in public health and perinatal support.

I am experienced in providing guest lectures, facilitated group discussions, and conference panel and keynote presentations to wide audiences, including health sciences students, faculty, researchers, frontline health care professionals, health system leaders, government partners, and Indigenous Elders and community members.

Past presentations include:

  • Evidence Based Birth Live in BC, 2020

  • Nutsamaht Indigenous Women's Pre-Conference 2019

  • UBC Learning Circle 2019

  • Fraser Health Public Health Nursing Best Beginnings Professional Development Day 2016

  • National Gathering of Graduate Students in Aboriginal Health Research 2013

  • Aboriginal Health Summer Institute 2013

  • Northern Health Research Days 2012

  • Interior Health Research Conference 2012

  • BC Forum of the Canadian Coalition of Global Health Research 2012

  • Canadian Public Health Association Conference 2011

  • Aditawazi Nisoditadiwin: Empowerment through Knowledge 2009

Please inquire about my speaking rates.


Dr. Rebecca Dekker and Miranda Kelly at Evidence Based Birth Live in BC, February 23, 2020.

Miranda Kelly Doula Ekwi'7tl UBC Learning Circle Postpartum

Miranda Kelly and Danette Jubinville of ekwi'7tl doula collective presenting at UBC Learning Circle, April 30, 2019.

Photo Credit: UBC Learning Circle.

Past Presentation: UBC Learning Circle

Building Communities that Support Childbearing Families

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