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Elsie Morden is a unique motivational speaker who uses her songs to further her inspiring messages. She has delivered over 600 presentations across Canada. Her presentations range on topics such as anti-bullying, mental health, empowerment, leadership, community, LGBTQ+ visibility, neurodiversity, and creative entrepreneurship.
During her senior year of high school in November 2012, Elsie created the "No Time for That" Tour presentation. She is the Founder and CEO for the registered Canadian charity No Time for That Anti-Bullying Society and a national ambassador for Kids Help Phone. Elsie tells her own personal stories and experiences, and performs the songs that she has written to encourage audiences to be themselves, follow their dreams, and never give up.
Elsie has shared her story and songs with the President's Breakfast Club - ATB Speaker Series at Webber Academy in Calgary, momondays Halifax, Team Up to Clean Up with Take Pride Winnipeg at the MTS Centre, Valley Women's Business Network AGM, Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce Young Business Leaders, Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Small Business Forum, BMO Financial Group in Toronto, Kids Help Phone, YMCA Power of Being a Girl Conferences, Catapult Leadership Camp, Generation XX Leadership Camp in PEI, Stomp Out Stigma Summit, Young Women’s Leadership Forum at Halifax City Hall, and Clara's Big Ride with Olympian Clara Hughes in partnership with Bell Let’s Talk.
She has been recognized as an Honorary Rotarian and one of Atlantic Business Magazine's Top 30 Under 30. Elsie has received the CAMH 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health Difference Makers Award, Shaw's 50 Outstanding Canadians Award, the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia’s Outstanding Individual Award, the MCIC Global Citizenship Award, the Premier's Healthy Living Award, the Volunteer Manitoba RBC Local Hero Award, and the YMCA-YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award in recognition of her effective presentations.
“She has the power and presence to connect with youth, not to mention her amazing songwriting and musical performance intertwined within her presentation.”
— Kids Help Phone