discover the power of representation 

unlearn Speakers

We’re passionate about transforming, motivating and inspiring our future generation through the power of storytelling, representation, and empowerment. Our journey began with a simple yet profound belief: every student deserves the opportunity to dream big , to see themselves in the stories of success, and to be inspired by those who have walked the same path.

Our Purpose

We believe that stories have the power to ignite the spark of ambition in students, providing them with the motivation and guidance they need to pursue their dreams.

Our purpose is to break free from the traditional confines of learning and create a lively, immersive environment where narratives become the focal point.

why it matters

Education is not just about textbooks and exams; it’s about instilling the belief that every student can achieve greatness. This belief is at the core of unlearn Speakers. 

Representation matters, and it matters greatly. When students see themselves in the stories of our speakers – stories of triumph over adversity, resilience, and the pursuit of dreams – it opens up a world of possibilities. They begin to realize that their aspirations are not only valid, but attainable.

Our efforts are crucial as they bring about a shift in perspectives regarding education. We show that it’s not merely a path to a degree but a journey to self-discovery, personal growth, and, ultimately, the fulfillment of one’s potential. We bring relatable voices and shared experiences to the forefront, bridging the gap between dreams and reality.

Student Impact

As a result of our work, we anticipate the following outcomes:

As students see the potential for success through our speakers' stories, they'll develop greater self-confidence in their own abilities.

Exposure to diverse perspectives and experiences will expand students' worldviews and empower them to chase their dreams.

We introduce students to inspiring real-life success stories from individuals who share their backgrounds, providing relatable role models from various industries.

Our speakers can help cultivate a community where students can connect, share, and grow together.

meet our speakers

They are more than just storytellers; they are inspiring voices that embody the essence of our mission. Each of our speakers has a unique journey, a compelling narrative, and a deep commitment to empowering the next generation.

Our speakers come from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and walks of life. They have faced challenges, overcome obstacles, and pursued their aspirations.

Jasmin Pannu

Mural Artist/Marketing Professional

Harman Mundair​

IT PROFESSIONAL/MUSIC PRODUCER​

Devonna Monroe

Educator

Dr. Laura Mae Lindo

Founder and Director, e(RACE)r Institute

Sarrah Beemer

Educator

Kait Popert

Indigenous Student Support Worker and Bead Artist

Ms. Aria

Educator, musician, and owner of The Teeny Tinys children's music and development

Nick Bertrand

Educator

Deb Pearce

Professional MC and Radio/TV host

Ask Us Anything

We're here to listen, support, and connect with our community. If you have questions, feedback, or you simply want to reach out, we encourage you to get in touch with us. Your voice matters, and we're committed to providing the information and assistance you need.