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Media & Speaking Requests:

To request an interview with Jenni, contact Andrea Debbink at (Please only use this email if you are a member of media.)

For speaking inquiries, please visit the Speaking page to complete the inquiry form.

Jenni’s Mailing Address:

PO Box 40806
Austin, TX 78704
United States


Jenni Schaefer’s straightforward, realistic approach has made her a role model, source of inspiration, and confidant to people across the globe looking to overcome adversity and live more fully. Her bestselling books and her appearances on shows like Dr. Phil and Entertainment Tonight, in publications ranging from Cosmopolitan to The New York Times, and in anthologies like Chicken Soup for the Soul have brought a world of hope to men and women seeking real solutions.

One of the foremost motivational speakers of her generation, Jenni has carried her message of self-acceptance and growth through struggle to the campuses of Harvard, Princeton, and Yale, to corporate leaders and mental health professionals, and to audiences ranging from teens to seniors, earning an international reputation for her ability to bring just the right insights and approach to each.

Jenni brings to each appearance a wealth of knowledge, experience, and compassion as well as her trademark sense of humor and her musical background. An active Austin singer-songwriter, she invariably concludes her talks with at least one uplifting song.

For further information about Jenni’s availability as a speaker, please fill out the “Contact for Speaking” form in the upper right or email

Speaking | Contact Form | Jenni Schaefer

Find out about Jenni Schaefer's speaking engagements covering a variety of topics from eating disorders, trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), self- empowerment, and more.
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Jenni's Speaking Topics

Business + Corporate

Jenni’s transformative message reaches businesspeople in a wide array of fields, including bankers, realtors, corporate executives, and others.

Educational Settings

From Harvard, Princeton, and Yale in the East to campuses in Washington, Oregon, and California, Jenni presents in schools across the nation.


Jenni presents at events ranging from large-scale fundraisers and international conferences to treatment centers, parent organizations, and more.

Mental Health Professionals

A wealth of experience speaking in clinical settings, Jenni brings a unique and inspiring perspective—from the other side of the couch.

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