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Rooted's founder, JoAnna, has led conference sessions, participated in panel discussions, held workshops in professional and academic settings, and offered expertise on radio shows and podcasts. She is available to speak on a variety of topics, including:

  • Sustainable travel (trade or consumer focus)
  • Responsible storytelling for destinations / DMOs
  • Responsible travel writing
  • Celebrating women / local communities through storytelling
  • Tourism as a tool to elevate and amplify women
  • Amplifying community-based solutions in a global-focused world
  • Trail tourism
  • Asking "why not?" (a entrepreneurial session)
  • Applying Peace Corps experience to the "real world"
  • Pitching media / selling your story to writers

Contact JoAnna to be a guest on your podcast or to speak at your next event.

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