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Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

Emotional Literacy, Equality, and Mental Health Advocate

Gregoire-Trudeau, Sophie Headshot Jan 2024
Mental Health
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Gregoire-Trudeau, Sophie Headshot Jan 2024
Mental Health
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Sophie Grégoire Trudeau is a celebrated mental health advocate and champion of gender equality, youth self-esteem, emotional literacy, and connecting with nature. She has been recognized with multiple UN awards for her humanitarian work and was also named the first National Volunteer for the Canadian Mental Health Association in 2022. In her deeply moving and insightful keynotes, Grégoire Trudeau empowers audiences to claim their true potential, helping them move forward on a journey of mental wellness, self-awareness, and acceptance.

Grégoire Trudeau is a trained television, radio host, and interviewer. She began her career as a journalist in Quebec, hosting shows on wildlife, extreme sports, entertainment, and technology. This led her to interview several renowned individuals including Malala Yousafzai, Gloria Steinem, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Liz Plank, Chantal Kreviasuk, Sheryl Crowe, Jean Reno, Brad Pitt, Adrienne Clarkson, Stephan Moccio, Serena Ryder, Dan Ackroyd, Justin Timberlake, Iman Bowie, Tessa Virtue, Marianne Williamson, and many more.

In 2018, Grégoire Trudeau received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the United Nations Association of New York. She is currently a Youth Leadership Global Ambassador for Plan International Canada, an organization she has collaborated with for many years and which allowed her to meet young people from all walks of life to address inequality and emotional literacy. Grégoire Trudeau’s articles on these topics have been featured on Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Platform and the World Economic Forum’s official website. She has also been an official ambassador for Plan Canada’s “Because I am a Girl” initiative and the FitSpirit Foundation, as well as Parks Canada’s Honorary Guide for Families and Newcomers.

Throughout her professional and personal endeavours, Grégoire Trudeau has been fortunate to meet and converse with several renowned world leaders to bring change and more justice to the world, including the late Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Francis, King Abdullah II of Jordan, French President Emmanuel Macron, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and many more. She was invited to speak at Amal Alamuddin Clooney’s conference in Toronto, and to offer opening remarks for Michelle Obama’s and President Barack Obama’s respective visits to Montreal and Toronto.

In April 2024, Grégoire Trudeau will publish her first book, Closer Together: Knowing Ourselves, Loving Each Other. It explores the questions that matter most for our individual and collective growth, drawing on Grégoire Trudeau’s personal journey as well as exclusive interviews with renowned experts to explore the science behind brain health and our unique emotional signatures. She hopes to ignite an emotional evolution for the sake of our own evolution.

Grégoire Trudeau is a certified yoga teacher and meditation practitioner and teaches classes on a volunteer basis at public schools both in-person and virtually. An outdoor enthusiast, she is also a certified PADI underwater diver, a level one alpine ski instructor, and an ambassador for Nature Canada as part of their Women for Nature initiative. Grégoire Trudeau is also a local Honorary Riverkeeper in Ottawa and an influencer for the Deliver for Good campaign, which championed gender equality and the health of girls and women worldwide. The mother of three children, Grégoire Trudeau was the recipient of the 2017 Because Mothers Matter Award.

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Presentations listed below include in-person and virtual keynotes, as well as workshops, fireside chats, and other presentation formats.

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  • I can’t express how grateful I am to have been in the audience for Sophie’s talk. Her insight into the intersection of mental health and social change was both moving and motivating. Her call to action for a world that values emotional well-being and celebrates diversity was inspiring. I’m excited about taking a more active role in making this vision a reality.

  • Sophie’s talk left me feeling empowered and ready to tackle the challenges of today’s world. She spoke about the vital importance of self-care and how it’s a cornerstone of a healthy community. Her anecdotes about her journey toward emotional literacy were relatable and encouraging, and I left Activate with a sense of purpose and a determination to prioritize mental health and connection in my life.

  • Sophie’s personal stories about overcoming mental health challenges resonated deeply with me, and I was particularly moved by her discussion on the importance of self-compassion and appreciation for the power of emotional literacy. Thank you for the inspiration!

  • The conversation with Sophie left everyone in the room inspired and motivated to learn more about their own mental health as well as how they can help others around them thrive. Her authenticity about her own mental health journey set the tone for others to connect and set the event up to be an enormous success. I’m deeply grateful for her commitment to helping all communities grow closer together and thrive!

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