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Jessica Lynn

SPEAKER EDUCATOR ADVOCATE

KINSEY INSTITUTE GLOBAL AMBASSADOR

 

 

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                                        Jessica Lynn

 

Jessica Lynn is a world-renowned transgender advocate, educator, and activist. Her experiences as a transgender woman and parent led her to dedicate her life to spreading awareness and acceptance for gender non-conforming communities around the world. Jessica is internationally considered one of the foremost transgender speakers due to her dynamic, refreshingly honest speaking style, unique sense of humour and signature "ask-me-anything" Q&A sessions. Over the last several years, Jessica has traveled over a million miles, visiting 28 different countries, presenting over a thousand times, helping to educate the general public about the transgender community…and she isn’t finished yet.

 

Already a Stonewall School Role Model and a speaker to the medical community by request of the National Health Service, England, Jessica has been appointed to an advisory position on a project aimed towards improving health services for gender diverse youth and their families throughout the UK by both the University of Oxford and the National Institute for Health Research. She also continues serving as a Kinsey Institute Global Ambassador at Indiana University, and, after spending a great amount of time speaking in the UK (and for her love of pastry pies and fish & chips), Jessica has recently relocated to Birmingham from her birthplace of California.

 

Over these past years, Jessica has had the privilege of helping to educate tens of thousands of people about the many identities throughout the gender spectrum. She has also been working with teachers, professors, nurses, doctors, business leaders, and many others to help further the understanding of gender non-conforming communities. Jessica has collaborated with her colleagues from the University of Oxford, Kinsey Institute, Michigan State University, plus many others, in order to develop training and educational programs for the business and medical communities. These training programs and courses are structured to educate and give a better understanding of the history of transgender communities; social and political impacts; challenging unconscious bias; working towards non-prejudicial and anti-discriminatory practices.

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EVENTS
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

2021

20 Jan....Chapman University 6pm GMT.....Orange County, CA, USA

22 Jan...Northern Arizona University...Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

1 Feb...Middlesex University, School of Law....London, England

4 Feb...Northern Arizona University...Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

7 Feb....Widener University 6pm GMT....Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

10 Feb...Podcast Interview "I Can Relate, with Jessica Burns..12noon GMT...Bermuda

15 Feb...Indiana University 3pm & 6:45Pm GMT...Bloomington,  Indiana USA

16 Feb...University of New Mexico 6pm GMT...Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

17 Feb...Indiana University 4:15pm & 8pm GMT...Bloomington,  Indiana USA

19 Feb...Nottingham City Homes, LGBTQ+History Month Event Keynote...Nottingham, England

22 Feb...Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (Awareness training) 1pmGMT...Doncaster, England

23 Feb...University of Connecticut 3pm GMT...Mansfield, Connecticut, USA

24 Feb...Harrogate District Hospital NHS (Awareness Training Workshop LGBTQ+ Month) 10am GMT Harrogate, England

25 Feb Rotherham Foundation NHS Trust 9am GMT (Awareness training) Rotherham, England

25 Feb Barts Medical School 6pm GMT...London, England

26 Feb NHS National LGBTQ+History Month Event 10:30am GMT UK

26 Feb...London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research...London, England

1 March...University of Colorado, Colorado Springs 7:45pm & 11:45pm GMT...Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

2 March...Indiana University Business School, Keynote 10pm GMT...Bloomington, Indiana USA

3 March...Northern Arizona University 11pm GMT...Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

8 March...Chapman University 9pm GMT...Orange County, CA, USA

9 March...University of Pennsylvania 8pm GMT..Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

9 March...UC San Diego 5:30pm PST.....San Diego, California, USA

10 March...University of the Free State, South Africa 12noon GMT........Bloemfontein, South Africa

10 March...California State University, Los Angeles 9:40pm GMT.....Los Angeles USA

12 March...AutOnoME Advisory Board Meeting 2:30pm GMT UK

15 March...Chapman University 9pm GMT..Orange County, CA USA

15 March...Schmid Student Leadership Council (Chapman University) & American Medical Student Association (Washington DC) 11:30pm GMT...USA

16 March...University of Bedfordshire 11am GMT Bedfordshire UK

17 March...University College London, 1pm GMT...London, England

18 March...Oklahoma State University.....Stillwater, Oklahoma USA

22 March...University of Kansas 6:30 GMT..Lawrence, Kansas, USA

23 March...Miami Dade College...Miami, Florida USA

24 March...Northwest Vista College  Keynote Womens History Month 5pm GMT....San Antonio, Texas, USA

24 March...John Glenn Middle School GSA 7pm GMT...Indio, California, USA

25 March...LGBT+ Online Abuse Webinar, University of Lincoln, University of Central Lancashire 1-4pm GMT....UK

26 March...California State University Channel Islands 11pm GMT....Camarillo, California

27 March...Maynooth University TDOV Event...Maynooth, Ireland

28 March...Indiana University, Diversity and Inclusion Sorority Midnight GMT....Bloomington Indiana,  USA

29 March...Universit of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts....Ljubljana, Slovenia

29 March...Northern Arizona University 8pm GMT...Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

30 March...Miami Dade College, TDOV Event...Miami, Florida USA

31 March...Nottingham City Council, TDOV Event...Nottingham England

31 March...Accenture TDOV Event...Warsaw, Poland

5 April...University of Kansas 5pm GMT..Lawrence, Kansas, USA

8 April...Miami Dade College...Miami, Florida USA

10 April...ABP Conference Keynote...Indiana, USA

12 April...Chapman University 4:30 PST...Orange County, CA USA

13 April...UC San Diego 5pm GMT.....San Diego, California, USA

13 April...UC San Diego 10pm GMT.....San Diego, California, USA

27 April...Oxford Steering Committee Meeting 2pm GMT...UK

12 May...Maynooth University...Maynooth, Ireland

16 May...Central Coast Pride Event/Cal Poly...San Luis Obispo, California USA

24 May...Rotherham Foundation NHS Trust 9am GMT (Awareness training) Rotherham, England

4 June...AutOnoME Advisory Board Meeting 3:30 GMT..UK

8 June...Oxford Steering Committee Meeting 1pm GMT...UK

9 June...NHS Blood and Transplant (Keynote) 11am GMT...UK

10 June...South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (Awareness Training) 9:30am...Yorkshire, UK

17 June...Accenture TDOV Event...Warsaw, Poland

21 June...South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (Awareness Training) 1pm...Yorkshire, UK

21 June...Chapman University 7:30pm GMT...Orange County, CA USA

26 June...University of Suffolk 1:30pm GMT...Ipswich UK

9 July...London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research...London, UK

27 July...Rotherham Foundation NHS Trust 9am GMT (Awareness training) Rotherham, England

12 Aug...UC San Diego 6pm PST.....San Diego, California, USA

26 Aug...UCLA 3:15pm PST.....Los Angeles, CA USA

8 Sept...National Dissemination Event/University of Oxford 1to 4pm.....Oxford, UK

7 Sept...Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust...London

14 Sept...Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust...London

29 Sept...Rotherham Foundation NHS Trust 9am GMT (Awareness training) Rotherham, England

22 Nov...Rotherham Foundation NHS Trust 9am GMT (Awareness training) Rotherham, England

2022

28 Jan...Rotherham Foundation NHS Trust 9am GMT (Awareness training) Rotherham, England

24 March...Rotherham Foundation NHS Trust 9am GMT (Awareness training) Rotherham, England

DATES PENDING

Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

                                                 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAST SPEAKING EVENTS

2013-20

 

University of Oxford....Oxford, England

University of Cambridge....Cambridge, England

Harvard University....Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Law School...Cambridge, Massachusetts

Stanford Law School....Palo Alto, California

Yale Law School....New Haven, Connecticut

Kadir Has University.....Istanbul, Turkey

John Cabot University...Rome, Italy

The University of Warsaw...Warsaw, Poland

Fukuyma City University.....Fukuyama, Japan

Charles University....Prague, Czech Republic

New York University...New York City, New York

Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya....Herzliya, Israel

University of Barcelona....Barcelona, Spain

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem...Jerusalem, Israel

Rhodes University....Grahamstown, South Africa

Osaka Prefecture University....Sakai, Japan

Hiroshima University...Higashihiroshima, Japan​

College of Management Academic Studies....Rishon LeZion, Israel

Queen's University Belfast - School of Law....Belfast, Ireland

University of Central Lancashire....Preston, England

University of Plymouth....Plymouth, England

Nottingham Trent University....Nottingham, England

University of Greenwich....Greenwich, London

Sophia University.....Tokyo, Japan

The University of Porto......Porto, Portugal

Kwansei Gakuin University....Nishinomiya, Japan​

University of Pretoria....Pretoria, South Africa

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.....Bengaluru, India

National Law University, Delhi...Delhi, India

The University of the Witwatersrand...Johannesburg, South Africa

University of Johannesburg.....Johannesburg, South Africa 

University of Central Lancashire, School of Law....Larnaka, Cyprus

Universit of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts....Ljubljana, Slovenia

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv...Kiev, Ukraine

The University of Fort Hare.... Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa

The University of Fort Hare.... East London​, South Africa

North-West University....Potchefstroom, South Africa

University of Warwick....Coventry, England

University of Sheffield, Division of Nursing & Midwifery.....Sheffield, England

University of Leuven.....Leuven, Belgium

University of the Free State Qwaqwa Campus....Phuthaditjhaba,   South Africa

University of Cyprus...Nicosia District, Cyprus

Purdue University.....West Lafayette, Indiana

Royal Holloway, University of London....Egham, England

University of Reading, School of Law...Reading, England

Southern Methodist University, School of Law......Dallas, Texas

Texas Christian University....Fort Worth, Texas

University of the Free State....Bloemfontein, South Africa

National University of Ireland, Galway....Galway, Ireland

Birkbeck, University of London.....London, England

University of Nicosia...Nicosia, Cyprus

University of Leicester...Leicester, England 

University of Toledo.....Toledo, Ohio

Miami University....Oxford, Ohio

Sonoma State University......Rohnert Park, California

University of Vienna......Vienna, Austria

University of Limerick....Limerick, Ireland

University of Hawaii at Mānoa...Honolulu, Hawaii

University of Nottingham....Nottingham, England

University College London.....London, England

University of Birmingham, Law School....Birmingham, England

University of Zagreb....Zagreb, Croatia

University of Pittsburgh, School of Law....Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

University of Alberta.....Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Oklahoma State University....Stillwater, Oklahoma

Ashoka University....Haryana, India

University of Kent, Kent Law School.....Kent, England

Northern Arizona University....Flagstaff, Arizona

Central European University.....Budapest, Hungary

Loughborough University.....Leicestershire, England

University of South Wales.....Pontypridd, Wales

Durham University....Durham, England

The International Institute of Information, Technology, Hyderabad....

  Hyderabad, India

University of Hull, School of Law & Politics....Hull, England

Michigan State University....East Lansing, Michigan

Middlesex University, School of Law...London, England

University of Bristol....Bristol, England

Åbo Akademi University....Turku, Finland

National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru..Bengaluru,  India

Utrecht University.....Utrecht, Netherlands

Humboldt University/Queer Nation....Berlin, Germany

University of Oviedo....Oviedo, Spain

London School of Economics...London England

Illinois State University...Normal, Illinois

Texas State University....San Marcos, Texas

University of St Andrews....St Andrews, Scotland

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences.....Kolkata,   India

University of Pennsylvania....Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania, Law School....Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The National Law School of India University....Bengaluru, India

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad....Ahmedabad, India

SIT  Amsterdam....Amsterdam, Netherlands

Maynooth University, Department of Law....Maynooth, Republic of   Ireland

Trinity College Dublin....Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Penn State...Altoona, Pennsylvania

Penn State Law...University Park, Pennsylvania

Indian Institute of Management....Calcutta..Kolkata, India

Washington University... Saint Louis, Missouri

Rutgers University....New Brunswick, New Jersey

Rutgers Law School....Camden, New Jersey

Azim Premji University....Bengaluru, India

De Montfort University Leicester...Leicester, England

University of Hyderabad...Hyderabad, India

Drexel University....Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

UC San Diego....San Diego, California

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Hyderabad....Hyderabad, India

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law....Las Vegas, Nevada

UNLV.....Las Vegas, Nevada

Alternative Law Forum....Bengaluru, India

USC Gould School of Law....Los Angeles, California

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani - Hyderabad...Hyderabad,   India

Villanova University....Villanova, Pennsylvania

Rice University....Houston, Texas

University of Texas....Austin, Texas

NALSAR University of Law.....Hyderabad, India

University of New Hampshire....Durham, New Hampshire

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai....Mumbai, India

Wheaton College....Norton, Massachussetts 

Baker University....Baldwin City, Kansas

University of Georgia....Athens, Georgia

​Georgia State University....Atlanta. Georgia

Georgia Tech....Atlanta Georgia

University of Connecticut....Mansfield, Connecticut

Centre for Law and Policy Research...Bengaluru, India

Chapman University....Orange, California

Massachusetts Maritime Academy...Bourne, Massachusetts

Kinsey Institute....Bloomington, Indiana

O.P. Jindal Global University/Jindal Global Law School​....Sonipat, India

Cal State University Northridge....Northridge, California

University of South Alabama....Mobile, Alabama

University of Louisiana at Lafayette....Lafayette, Louisiana

University of Kansas.....Lawrence, Kansas

Kansas State University...Manhattan, Kansas

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University....Daytona Beach, Florida

Concord University....Athens, West Virginia

University of Florida....Gainesville, Florida

Florida Atlantic University....Boca Raton, Florida

Loyola Marymount University....Los Angeles, California

University of Northern Colorado....Greeley, Colorado

Rollins College....Winter Park, Florida

University of Tampa....Tampa, Florida

University of South Florida....Tampa, Florida

University of Central Florida....Orlando, Florida

Northern Kentucky University....Highland Heights, Kentucky

University of Kentucky....Lexington, Kentucky

Cal State University Chanel Islands....Camarillo, California

University of Massachusetts, Lowell....Lowell, Massachusetts

University of Bradford....Bradford, England

University of North Carolina at Wilmington.Wilmington, North Carolina

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill....Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Elon University....Elon, North Carolina

Miami Dade College....Miami, Florida

Sonoma State University......Rohnert Park, California

University of Mississippi....Oxford, Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi....Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Mississippi State University....Starkville , Mississippi

Xavier University of Louisiana....New Orleans, Louisiana

Wagner College....Staten Island, New York

Saint Luis University....Saint Luis, Missouri

Auburn University....Auburn, Alabama

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs...Colorado Springs, Colorado

Utah State University....Logan, Utah

University of Utah....Salt Lake City, Utah

Framingham State University....Framingham, Massachusetts

UC Berkeley....Berkeley, California

George Mason University....Fairfax, Virginia

La Salle University....Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Indiana University....Bloomington, Indiana

University of Colorado, Denver....Denver, Colorado

East Washington University....Cheney, Washington

UCLA....Los Angeles, California

UC Davis....Davis, California

Cal State Los Angeles....Los Angeles, California

UC Irvine....Irvine, California

Cal Poly Pomona....Pomona, California

California State University Fullerton.....Fullerton, California​

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo....San Luis Obispo, California

Clark University....Worcester, Massachusetts

Colorado State University, Pueblo....Pueblo, Colorado

Pensacola State College....Pensacola, Florida

Ventura College....Ventura, California

College of the Holy Cross....Worcester, Massachusetts

University of Deleware....Newark, Deleware

University of Central Washington....Ellensburg, Washington

West Nottinghamshire College... Mansfield, England

Napa Valley College....Napa, California

Colorado State University, Fort Collins....Fort Collins, Colorado

Hancock College....Santa Maria, California

Saint Mary's College....Moraga, California

Cal State Fresno....Fresno, California

Brandman University....Visalia, California

Cuesta College....San Luis Obispo, California

Oxnard College....Oxnard, California

Santa Barbara City College....Santa Barbara, California

Salano Community College....Salano, California

Monterey Peninsula College....Monterey, California

Spokane Community College.......Spokane, Washington

Orange Coast College....Costa Mesa, California

College of the Seguoias....Visalia, California

Westmont College...Santa Barbara, California

Cal State East Bay....Hayward, California

Alameda College....Alameda, California

University of New Mexico....Online

Georgia College.....Online

St Anselm's College, England...Online

Pikes Peak Community College.....Colorado Springs, Colorado

The Holmesdale School.......Snodland, England

Alderwasley Hall School(Stonewall)....Derbyshire, England 

Callington Community College(Stonewall)....Callington, England​ 

Hurworth School(Stonewall).....Darlington, England

Norwich High School for Girls (Stonewall)....Norfolk, England 

Eskdale School(Stonewall)....Whitby, North Yorkshire, England​ 

St John Fisher Catholic High School(Stonewall)...N Yorkshire, England

Blue Coat Church of England Academy, Birmingham(Stonewall)...

 Birmingham, England

Dane Court Grammar School (Stonewall)...Kent, England 

Prior's Field School (Stonewall).....Surrey, England

The Maplesden Noakes School (Stonewall)....Kent, England

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (Stonewall)...Penrith, England

International Conference on Gender & Sexuality(Keynote)....Bangkok, ..Thailand

London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Birkbeck, University of London ....London, England

National Health Service, England/Royal College of Nursing Conference(Keynote)..Leeds, England

Nottingham Leadership Conference(Keynote)....Nottingham, England

HS Harrogate District Hospital(Keynote)......North Yorkshire, England

International Seminar of the Doctoral Programme on Human Sexuality....Porto, Portugal

Annual Conference AMSAT, Columbia University...New York, New York

Royal College of Nursing, Mental Health Conference (Keynote)...

 Leeds, England

MDICAC Conference - University of Bradford...Bradford, England

Nottingham City Conference(Keynote)..Nottingham, England

3rd International Conference in Gender Studies....Leeds, England

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (Keynote)...   Chester, England

Her Story Matters Conference....London, England

March California Community Colleges State Conference...   Sacramento, California

Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust (Keynote)... Nottingham, England

Nottingham City Home LGBT(Keynote)...Nottingham, England

Diversity Coalition (Keynote)...Grover Beach, California

Accept Conference (Keynote).....Nicosia, Cyprus

Nottinghamshire Healthcare & County Criminal Justice Conference(Keynote).. Nottingham, England

PFLAG,   Lewes, Delaware

Nottingham City Council...Nottingham, England

UU San Luis Obispo...San Luis Obispo, California

UU Miami...Miami, Florida

UU Church of Tallahassee...Tallahassee, Florida

UU Boulder Colorado...Boulder, Colorado

DC Ladies Conference...Washington DC

CAMP Rehoboth...Lewes, Delaware 

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AWARENESS, EDUCATION & TRAINING
 

Healthcare awareness training and education when working with trans and gender diverse people.

 Trans and gender diverse people are a vulnerable and underserved population with an increasing demand for appropriate and affirmative health care. Kinsey Institute Global Ambassador and a world-renowned transgender advocate, Jessica Lynn has developed a number of bespoke awareness, training and education packages to improve understanding about trans and gender diverse people and their needs.

 These TransFutures training packages aim to engage health professionals to consider how they could improve the health and care experiences of transgender and gender diverse people that they work with. We help generate new skills and strategies for health professionals when supporting trans and gender diverse people and their families.

 The training packages aim to appeal to all healthcare professionals regardless of experience of trans and gender diverse people. I aim to engage all healthcare professionals in supporting trans and gender diverse service users who require effective and affirming health care at all stages of life regardless of transition-related concerns or medical interventions.

 It is my aim to facilitate effective and rewarding healthcare experiences for both trans and gender diverse people and practitioners. The future is trans.

Environment Agency GOV.UK .....West Bridgford, England

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust ....Chester,   England 

NHS Harrogate District Hospital......North Yorkshire, England 

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust   Doncaster, England 

University of Bradford....Bradford, England 

NHS Harrogate District Hospital.....Darlington, England 

NHS Harrogate District Hospital.....Sunderland, England 

University of the Free State Qwaqwa Campus....Phuthaditjhaba,   South Africa

University of the Free State....Bloemfontein, South Africa

PAST TRAINING EVENTS