Kathy Buckworth

Virtual Keynote Speaker

Award-winning Author, Television Personality, Virtual Parenting Expert

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Kathy Buckworth is a celebrated Canadian author, speaker, and media personality, known for her engaging humor and insightful commentary on family dynamics. With over 18 years of corporate marketing experience, Kathy has worked with notable companies like CIBC, Royal Bank, Telus, and Coca-Cola Foods. She's the author of six books, including "The BlackBerry Diaries: Adventures in Modern Motherhood" and "I Am So The Boss of You," which demonstrate her humorous take on parenting and family life. Her work has earned her recognition as one of Canada’s Favourite Mom Voices and a two-time winner of the Professional Writers Association of Canada’s Excellence in Humour Writing Award.

Kathy's speaking engagements often target grandparents and retirement audiences, where she shares her expertise on grandparenting, aging, fitness, and multigenerational travel. She's a regular media contributor, appearing on platforms like Global Morning, CBC Radio, and CHCH TV’s Morning Live. Kathy also hosts the Zoomer Radio show and podcast, "Go-To Grandma," where she discusses various topics relevant to modern grandparenting.

Her speaking topics blend her experience in parenting with her humor, offering insights into the joys and challenges of grandparenting and retirement. She touches on themes like the Double Decker Sandwich Generation, Gen X Grandparenting, and Positive Aging, providing valuable advice with a light-hearted touch. With her unique perspective, Kathy Buckworth remains a sought-after voice for those navigating the complexities of modern family life and aging.

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Speaking Topics

Mother Of Reinvention

Changing Careers and Lifestyles Post-Parenthood


Forget Balance, It's All About Blend

Work, Life, and Everything In Between


It's Only Work If You'd Rather Be Somewhere Else

Doing What You Love and Loving What You Do


Transcending the Medium:

Taking Your Off-Line World On-Line and In Print


Twitter is for Girls:

Top Ways to Engage Women in Social Media


Balance Should be a Four Letter Word:

Overcoming the Work/Life Balance Myth


Connecting 101:

There's a reason the word "Work" is in Network


Recent Publications by Kathy Buckworth

I Am So The Boss Of You: An 8-step Guide To Giving Your Family The Business


The BlackBerry Diaries: Adventures in Modern Motherhood


Shut Up and Eat: Tales of Chicken, Children, and Chardonnay


SuperMom: A Celebration of All You Do


Journey To The Darkside: SuperMom Goes Home


"Kathy is a pleasure to work with - professional, witty and dedicated. We could not have found a better fit for our campaign, and would not hesitate to engage her again or recommend her for similar work." Optimum Communications.