If you're planning an event and looking for an inspirational and motivational keynote speaker with a compelling presentation that will leave your audience filled with wonder and inspired with hope, then check out Roslyn Franken...
Franken is a world-class inspirational and motivational keynote speaker, masterful storyteller,
proud cancer survivor
and acclaimed author. She has the profound
stories, personal insights and positive inspiration to share
that our world needs to experience more than ever. Her
true stories of survival, resilience and triumph over tragedy
will move you and your guests to reignite their hope and renew their faith in their
own inner-strength and triumph of the human spirit.
In her down-to-earth, no-nonsense speaking style,
Roslyn gets real with her audiences about the true
meanings of courage and determination, faith and
fortitude, perseverance and positivity in the face of
change, challenge and adversity.
Her motivational and inspirational keynote speaking services are perfect for
corporate events, faith-based gatherings, community
events, cancer group events, women's groups, college
and university events, youth events, high school assemblies,
fundraisers and other non-profit events in the United States, Canada and other countries around the globe.
In her most requested presentation entitled
MEANT TO BE, Roslyn Franken, reveals the
remarkable true story of her parents - John
and Sonja Franken - as two unlikely survivors
of World War II who find enduring love against
all odds. The presentation brings to life the
story and characters of her book, MEANT TO BE:
A TRUE STORY OF MIGHT, MIRACLES AND TRIUMPH OF
THE HUMAN SPIRIT.
Watch the video
to the right for what audiences are saying.
If you're looking for a speaker who will
captivate your audience, then Roslyn is your choice...
"Roslyn Franken's presentation of her book, Meant To Be, was
breathtaking! From the moment she began telling her parents'
story, the entire audience was completely captivated. The entire
room was filled with tears, laughter, gasps, and sighs as they
hung on her every word…This is such a powerful
story everyone needs to hear!!
O. McKee III, Pastor, Harvester United Methodist Church, Land
So what's her MEANT TO BE
presentation all about?
In MEANT TO BE,
Roslyn Franken, reveals the remarkable true story of her
parents as two unlikely survivors of
World War II who find enduring love against
Her father survived the Nagasaki atomic bomb as a
Prisoner of War in Japan. Her mother survived the
concentration camps of Nazi Europe. When
diagnosed with cancer at 29, Roslyn quickly turned
to her parents' experiences and NEVER GIVE UP attitude
as inspiration in her own fight to beat cancer and
become a long-term survivor.
Roslyn's parents survive their captivity? How did they meet?
What did Roslyn learn from her parents
in facing her own fight for survival that can help us all live better lives?
The answers to all these questions and more are what
make up Roslyn's powerful
presentation of MEANT TO BE.
your audience experience Roslyn's engaging combination of
masterful storytelling with a
variety of audio-visual elements. These include photos, live music, video clips of a
Gemini-award nominated television documentary about her parents'
lives plus much more. These original elements add tremendous impact and
intrigue for a truly unique
and memorable audience experience.
"Roslyn Franken's presentation was an evening filled with emotion and inspiration...The
whole audience laughed and cried as Roslyn, using a multi-media approach
including music, took us half way around the world and back while giving us a
rare and very personal glimpse into the lives of her parents. With Roslyn as our
guide, we went from tragedy to triumph as she shared valuable insights taught to
her by her parents."
~Stephen Schneiderman, Executive Director The Bess and Moe Greenberg Family Hillel Lodge,
your next faith-based, student, cancer group, corporate or community event.
"Roslyn, what an amazing story on such
an important topic, and one that
should be shared with all! Your
presentation was emotionally charged,
uplifting and you presented in a
manner that was both entertaining and
inspiring. Your ability to connect to
a variety of personalities, cultures,
and ages is a true gift and you would
be a huge asset to ANY group who is
looking for an amazing, one-of-a-kind
~ Rabbi Mendy Yarmush, Chabad Wiregrass, South
"Having Roslyn come to my school and
speak to my students was incredibly
beneficial as her story about her
parents connects directly with the
goals we are trying to achieve with
our studentsan... Her parents' story
is personal and motivational which allows our students to see
the world and life's struggles in a different perspective."
Brent Howard, History Teacher at John McCrae High School,
Check out the MEANT TO BE book...
book. Amazing story. Beautifully
written." ~ Susan Weiskopf
"I read the book in two days -
couldn't put it down." ~ Janet Watson
"This is a
excellent well written, book from the
heart, portraying the strength of the
human spirit winning over an
incomprehensible evil..." ~ Edward
In the Media
Roslyn Franken has been
a guest on numerous television and radio shows and
featured in newspapers and magazines across North
America and abroad.
She's appeared on NBC, CTV, CH and A-Channel Television; WBAP
News/Talk 820 Texas, 92.9FM Voice of Barbados Radio, Women Power Talk Radio, CBC Radio;
USA Today, International Business Times, Florida Today, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun,
Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Business Journal, Physician Assisted World Newspapers; and Capital
Style, Challenge, and Due West magazines, just to name a few.
Check out Roslyn's other book, THE A LIST
LIST: 9 GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR HEALTHY EATING
AND POSITIVE LIVING
"This is an easy-to-read book, with true-life stories
from the author to add credibility to her
message. She can talk the talk because she has
walked the walk. Ample space given within the
text to challenge the reader and make it an
interactive exercise. Readers will come away
motivated, and feeling positive about making
realistic, measurable changes towards a
healthier lifestyle and disposition."
- Truman W
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