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Jane Poynter | Speaking

Jane is passionate about what she does, and would love to speak about it at your event. Jane’s exuberant personality and breadth of experience – much of it rather unusual – has taken her around the world to talk about space, the environment, Biosphere 2, and exploration.

She has presented at gatherings hosted by:

  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • NASA 
  • US Environmental Protection Agency
  • MIT
  • Microsoft
  • Raytheon
  • The European Space Agency
  • The Tattered Cover and many other great bookshops
  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science

What client's say ...

Jane did a masterful job … she has a great ability to both entertain and educate her audience.

Kristi Smith, Marketing Solutions Manager
Simplot AgriBusiness

I recently had the pleasure of hearing Jane Poynter describe her experience of spending two years (and 20 minutes!) inside the Biosphere II. She is an incredibly dynamic and energetic speaker with a truly unique story to tell. The diversity of technical and personal challenges that the Biosphere crew faced while physically isolated from the rest of the world is simply astounding. Listening to Jane describe the day-to day events that they encountered, both routine and unexpected, is like getting a glimpse into the life of future inhabitants residing in a self-sustaining outpost on Mars.

David M. Klaus. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering
University of Colorado

We thoroughly enjoyed your discussion of your new book, your life in Biosphere 2 and lessons learned. It was an educational and enjoyable evening for all.

Your speaking style is full of warmth, humor, and interesting anecdotes. l received many positive comments on your program. Our members had a great time.

It was a pleasure to work with you and your assistant in putting together this event. Thank you for making our February program a success.

Matt Neely
Raytheon Tucson Management Club

Mrs. Poynter is a delightful speaker. She is well-versed, and conveys a sense of comfort and confidence while speaking. She is also adept at adding bits of humor throughout her presentation, keeping her audience engaged and maintaining an open atmosphere. I would gladly welcome her back.

Dawna E. Gravley
Community Relations Manager
Bames and Noble

Many thanks for your fascinating presentation to the Brandeis University Mini Book and Author Series on November 9, 2006.

Your experiences as one of the Biosphere 2 "Biospherians" were absolutely remarkable and you made all of us who attended the meeting feel as though we were reliving them with you.

I also want to compliment you on your book "The Human Experiment"; it's not only an excellent account of those years you spent in the facility, it's a great read!

A number of the attendees at our event have called to compliment me on having chosen you to discuss your Iife in the huge glass dome. Thank you again for being a most interesting and fascinating speaker. (l hope our future speakers will live up to the standard you set for us!)

Sincerely,
Barbara Herzmark, Chair
Brandeis Mini Book and Author Series

We here at Tohono chul Park were privileged to have author and former Biospherean, Jane poynter speak to a standing-room-only crowd this past weekend, sharing her personal story of life on the inside of Biosphere II.

Jane’s warm and engaging personality and her often humorous anecdotes kept the audience spellbound, many lingering after to ask even more questions! This was indeed one of our most successful author even ts. Thank you, Jane, for making it so!

Sincerely,
Jo Falls, Director of Public Programs
Tohono Chul Park

To inquire about her availability to speak at your event, drop us a line or give us a jingle at the contact info here.

 

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