“...Her ability to connect with people, inspire the audience and presentation skills are amazing. Roslyn is compassionate and caring and left the volunteers high-spirited and educated...” ~ Janet Hunter, Director, Volunteer Services Providence Care – St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital and Mental Health Services
"...Roslyns presentation empowered staff to
identify triggers in their lives that cause unnecessary stress and provided simple
~ Lynn Godding, CHRP
, Senior Manager, Human Resources & Total Rewards,
Champlain Community Care Access Centre
"Roslyn’s presentation ‘Stop Stressing and Start Living’ was uplifting, and a lesson in being good to ourselves. Her interaction with the audience and focus was refreshing, and her own personal life story empowering."
~ Melanie Murphy, International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) – Ottawa West Chapter
"For the first time in many years at this event, you could have heard a pin drop while you were speaking. The impact you made on this event was mindboggling. From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU!!!!" ~ Fran Colasante, Committee Member, Daffodil Gala in support of the Canadian Cancer Society
“The session was very interactive, informative and refreshingly fun and humorous. Roslyn was inspiring and empowering and offered excellent reflection on self-care triggers and recognition. Everyone fully enjoyed themselves but also understood the full meaning of the session.
~ Christine Lalonde-Page, Vice-Chair, ONTARIO MUNICIPAL SOCIAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION
Looking for a dynamic speaker who will captivate, inspire and uplift your audience? Discover how Roslyn can make your next event a memorable success.
When told at age 29 of the tumour resting on the main artery to her brain testing positive for Hodgkin's Disease (cancer of the lymph nodes), Roslyn was filled with fear and worry. However, with a mother who survived the Holocaust and beat cancer, and a father who survived the atomic bomb as a POW, Roslyn quickly turned toward her parents' remarkable "NEVER GIVE UP" attitude as inspiration to fight back and become a long-term cancer survivor.
Inspirational and down-to-earth, Roslyn Franken is a world-class motivational speaker, certified coach, and acclaimed author of The A List: 9 Guiding Principles for Healthy Eating and Positive Living, a self-help book that has helped thousands of people reprogram their relationship with food and their inner selves for greater health, lasting weight loss and control, increased self-worth and improved quality of life. In her newest book, MEANT TO BE: A True Story of Might, Miracles and Triumph of the Human Spirit, Roslyn reveals the unforgettable story of her parents - two unlikely survivors of World War II. How did her parents survive captivity and all the life setbacks that followed? How did they meet? What profound life lessons did Roslyn learn from her parents that we can all learn from? The answers to these questions and more are what drive the story behind MEANT TO BE.
She speaks passionately about her empowering journey from fear to fight, worrier to warrior and victim to victory in the face of the life-threatening cancer that changed her life. She provides an unforgettable experience for her audiences with her personal story, practical insights and proven strategies to live a happy, healthy and resilient life in the face of change, challenge and adversity.
With her masterful combination of wisdom and humour, she shares the discoveries about herself, life and the influence of her parents that helped her beat cancer and conquer her challenges with stress, weight and lifestyle issues, once and for all.
Roslyn provides keynotes, workshops and presentations to a variety of audiences including corporations, associations, non-profits, cancer centers, cancer patient and survivor groups, hospitals, schools and other groups. See Sample Client List.
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Roslyn has a Master’s degree in Human Systems Intervention from Concordia University, certification in Organizational Psychology with a focus on Executive Coaching from the Professional School of Psychology in Sacramento, California, a Bachelor of Business Administration with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management and MBTI® Practitioner Qualification from Psychometrics Canada.
She is an award nominee for the prestigious Y Woman of Distinction and the WBN Business Woman of the Year.
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Organizations, individuals and themedia alike now
seek Roslyn for her powerful insights, practical strategies and positive inspiration for reducing stress, re-claiming work life balance, renewing health, realizing potential and rejuvenating one's spirit in the face of change, challenge and adversity.
She makes regular appearances on television and radio talk shows and has been quoted in newspapers and magazines across Canada, the United States, and abroad.