Suzanne F. Stevens, CSP

Suzanne ignites conscious leaders to create collaborative cultures that will allow them to attract, retain and inspire your multi-generational workforce.


  • Leadership
  • Corporate Culture
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Women in Business
  • Vision/Purpose
  • Philanthropy


Contact Information


  • CAPS Chapter: Toronto

Igniting conscious leaders to lead tomorrow's legacy today

Suzanne inspires and challenges individuals and organizations to consciously contribute NOW while creating a positive ripple to impact their Community, Company, or Country and beyond.

Suzanne is an international speaker| pioneer| host | producer | philanthropist.
Author of upcoming book: YouMeWe: Lead tomorrow's legacy today - do out Fall 2016.

In every keynote, session or program, Suzanne brings her audiences to the front row by using her primary research, interactive nature, human observations and slice of humour to get the audience "What If?"

  • YouMeWe. lead tomorrow's legacy today
  • What's Your Why? – living your purpose at work, rest or play
  • Explore Your Edgeness™ -- the interaction between discovery & potential
  • Don't Volunteer – your personal brand depends on it
  • Lead from the Centre - characteristics of the conscious leader


Suzanne's Mantra:  "We perform best at the edge or our comfort zone." In Suzanne's high-octane and interactive presentations, her goal is to take people to the edge where they meet an enhanced version of themselves - their Edgeness™. 

She doesn't only talk about pushing the edge, or leading tomorrow's legacy today; she lives it.

Suzanne as a Philanthropist & Professional Contributor

In her mid forties, Suzanne and her husband sold most of their worldly possessions and dismantled her internationally acclaimed influential communications training business to pursue a life of contribution.

Suzanne backpacked for two years  through Africa with her husband interviewing women leaders for Wisdom Exchange TV. Suzanne has pioneered Wisdom Exchange TV a philanthropic initiative. She is the host and co-producer of the first African focused web-enable platform to educate, cultivate and inspire future African women leaders. To date, Suzanne as interviewed 70 African women pioneers and Wisdom Exchange TV is being watched in 77 countries and growing.

  • In 2007, Suzanne founded the Ignite Excellence Foundation (www.igniteexcellencefoundation.org) which provides tertiary education scholarship to perspective women leaders in emerging countries. 
  • In 2014 Suzanne received a TIAW World of Difference Award in education for women economic empowering.
  • Suzanne sits on Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) National Board - and is 2017 National President.


What some of Suzanne's clients say:

"Suzanne Stevens is a most captivating motivational speaker. She is tuned to her audience, and provides exactly what is required to bring home the critical behaviour or objective."
David J. Miller, President and Chief Operating Officer, NGrain

"I had the pleasure of hearing Suzanne Stevens speak at a CNW Group internal conference and recently at IABC luncheon. On both occasions, Suzanne inspired the audience to think, while engaging us in a conversation. Her highly dynamic style, flow and information all contribute to bringing the audience to the desired goal.  People leave with clear actions to take that will impact our personal and business life."
(Elisa Schupp, Vice-President, Central Canada, Canada Newswire)

"Suzanne is an excellent role model for other women and the session was a big hit! Her presentation was engaging and the content was interesting, relevant and thought-provoking."
Nancy Forrester, Manager,
Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group)

"The unique thing about Suzanne Stevens is her innate ability to quickly identify how a particular community works, figure out how to craft communication to be effective in that context and then show how to use those skills."
Lois Shaw,Africa International University (AIU) Kenya

"Suzanne Stevens is a dynamic presenter who has a unique ability to engage, motivate, and teach influential communication skills in a friendly and conversational manner. Suzanne can educate, enhance confidence, and bring about real change in people...regardless of their title of level of experience." (David R. Groobert, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Environics Communications, United States)