Laura is a eloquent speaker who inspires her audiences with compelling stories and stunning imagery drawn from her unique background as an international explorer, scientist and senior business executive. From exploring the remote fiords of Baffin Island by ski to redesigning the financial services of an organization with a $12 billion annual budget, Laura motivates people to sharpen their vision, to cultivate their personal mastery and to realize their personal, professional and community dreams.
Be inspired to pursue your dreams
Unearth your potential
Learn key principles to successful living
Focus your vision
Feel the power of human connection
It is not the things I have accomplished that are the most meaningful,
It is what I have learned along the way, and the power of human potential.
Believe – make your
vision your reality!
Dare to Achieve
Join adventure icon Laura Adams as she shares her personal reflections and principles for leading a fulfilling and successful life that she has developed from her experiences as an explorer, professional guide and business leader. Her stories of vision, personal mastery, resilience and human potential demonstrate that we all can realize our dreams and aspirations – if we dare to achieve them!
Man argues; nature acts.
The Arctic – landscapes of climate change
Shaped by millennia of geology and its unique polar climate, the Arctic holds some of the most diverse and pristine ecosystems on our planet. Laura shares her insights from seven expeditions to the Arctic to support scientific research and education, and to explore its remote land and ocean-scapes. Her poignant stories of unprecedented change and the impacts to our Earth’s peoples and interdependent atmospheric and oceanic processes compel us to take action to respond and adapt.
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Laura presented as Keynote Speaker at the America Outdoor Association Conference in Salt Lake City, December 2019. The conference is crafted to help businesses, operating in the outdoor adventure arena, tackle their biggest challenges in the areas of marketing, risk management, outfitter legislation, business operations and leadership. Find out more about the conference
Laura presented as Keynote Speaker at the America Outdoor Association Conference in Salt Lake City, December 2019. The conference is crafted to help businesses, operating in the outdoor adventure arena, tackle their biggest challenges in the areas of marketing, risk...
Laura brings to her public talks and facilitations deep, meaningful and heartfelt stories and information based on a wide range of unique lived wilderness and scientific experiences. She generates awe and wonder about our planet, and the motivation to take real actions to understand and protect it.
Peter Croal – Geologist and RCGS Fellow
Laura is an engaging speaker that weaves together a personal narrative that showcases her vast experience as a world-renowned mountain guide, with her expertise in encouraging bold leadership, environmental responsibility and innovation.
Jonathan Williams – NOLS Environmental Stewardship Coordinator
During Laura’s presentations, whether they be on Arctic climate change or ski adventures in remote northern China, I experience a gamut of emotions. From awe and inspiration, to concern and determination, Laura’s talks provide insight into examining the way we live; how we affect the fragile balance of our environment, how we show compassion towards our fellow peoples, and our role in determining the direction of an uncertain future.