Canadian Motivational Speakers- Jody Urquhart

You need an event that everyone raves about because it made them feel like they should. Inspired, motivated and happy.

Funny motivational speaker
Jody Urquhart


If you have an audience you sense is worn out, we need to jolt them with humour, hope and inspiration. Instead of making problems a priority, we will use steady inspiration to turn this momentum around.

About this Inspirational Keynote Speaker

Of the Top Canadian motivational women speakers, Jody has the ability to manage a large crowd of 250 - 500 +, while making them laugh and inspire a sense of purpose.

Her presence is dynamic, endearing and not reliant on a stage or PowerPoint. As a former stand up comedian, Jody uses clean, clever comedy, well researched, relevant content and audience interaction to bring audiences together around a shared purpose.




Just a Microphone

A top motivational speaker, Jody does not use PowerPoint.
Her only requirement is a roaming microphone.

Jody is a featured keynote speaker for the GE Healthcare Tip-TV program, broadcast in over 2600 healthcare facilities. A Calgary motivational speaker, her recruitment insights and expertise earned her the 2008 Bronze Award in the 29th Annual Telly Awards for excellence in programming this motivational speech.

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You deserve a keynote speaker who understands how important it is to get it right and will dedicate their time focusing on entertaining and lifting up your people, making them feel valued and appreciated instead of just pushing content at them.


We all know that work life is hard. It causes burn out, disgruntled-ness and lack of connection. Show them the love they deserve by giving them an event they'll enjoy with a speaker who can work even the toughest crowds.


With a background in stand- up comedy and 22 years experience as a keynote speaker, Jody knows the right balance between delivering great content and strong audience engagement.

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Jody Urquhart is one of North America’s most influential women motivational speakers. Her goal is to make your attendees feel uplifted, inspired, and motivated. She is a master at using appropriate humour to lighten the mood, make the audience more receptive to your message, and add interest and levity to any topic. Because of her relatability, she instantly builds rapport with the audience. 

Jody is among the top women motivational speakers who can work with a large crowd of 250 to 500, inspiring a sense of purpose and making them laugh. She has a dynamic and endearing presence and doesn’t rely on PowerPoint or a stage. She uses her experience as a former stand-up comedian to provide clean and clever comedy, relevant and well-researched content, and audience interaction that brings people together with a shared purpose.

Jody won’t need a screen or a digital presentation. All it takes is a roaming microphone, and she’ll be good to go. 

Would you like Jody to be at your next event?

If your audience is stressed and worn out and needs humour, inspiration, and hope, you need funny Canadian motivational speakers like Jody! Invite her to your next event if you want to hire one of Canada's funniest women motivational speakers.


1. What do female motivational speakers do?

Women motivational speakers, like any motivational speaker, aim to inspire, empower, and uplift their audience. However, women motivational speakers specifically focus on addressing women's unique challenges, experiences, and perspectives.

Women motivational speakers can be particularly impactful in women-focused conferences, leadership programs, professional development workshops, and events celebrating women's achievements. Their speeches and presentations provide a platform for women to gain inspiration, knowledge, and practical guidance to overcome challenges and excel personally and professionally.

2. Why do I need a women motivational speaker?

 Here are some potential benefits of engaging a female motivational speaker:

Empowerment and Inspiration: Women motivational speakers can empower and inspire you by sharing their stories of triumph over adversity. Their experiences and insights can motivate you to overcome challenges, embrace your strengths, and pursue your goals confidently and continuously.

Unique Perspective: Women motivational speakers offer a unique perspective on various issues and challenges women face in different areas of life, including career, leadership, personal growth, and work-life balance.

Addressing Gender-Specific Topics: Women motivational speakers specialize in addressing topics related to women's experiences. They may cover gender equality, breaking through glass ceilings, imposter syndrome, self-confidence, negotiation skills, work-life integration, and navigating societal expectations. 

Role Models and Mentorship: Women motivational speakers often serve as role models and mentors. Their stories of success, resilience, and leadership can inspire you to aspire to new heights and serve as a guiding light on your journey. 

Skill Development: Women motivational speakers frequently offer practical tools, strategies, and techniques to enhance your skills and abilities. 

Networking and Community Building: Engaging a female motivational speaker can create networking and community-building opportunities. These speakers often attract like-minded individuals who share similar goals and aspirations. 

Enhancing Events and Programs: If you are organizing an event, workshop, or program targeted towards women, a women's motivational speaker can add significant value. Their presence can elevate the experience, engage the audience, and provide a memorable and impactful component to your event. 

Ultimately, engaging a women motivational speaker can provide inspiration, empowerment, practical guidance, and a unique perspective on issues that resonate with your experiences as a woman. Whether you seek personal growth, professional development, or community support, a women motivational speaker can catalyze positive change and help you unlock your full potential.

"Meeting planners rely on her consistent ability to get positive feedback from clients such as: “Ten minutes into her presentation, I realized that I was laughing so hard that my cheeks hurt… That’s when I thought to myself: We need her in Red Lake! With a staff recognition event around the corner, I thought her ability to bring humor to the most mundane was just what my friends and colleagues needed. The rest is history, she did an outstanding job…"
– Michelle DesRoches

"Hilarious keynote speaker, my whole
workgroup laughed so hard.
We are still talking about it."
- MedTronics Conference Delegate



"Jody is always my favorite congress keynote funny motivational speaker; she brings comedy to real-word issues."

– Pam Neifibons, NPEI