Public Speaking & Interviews

I'm available for virtual interviews and occasional public speaking opportunities. I can speak about a variety of topics, to different audiences, and for appropriate lengths of time (*wink-wink*). Please contact me for my availability and rates. Want to fly me to California or Hawaii to be a guest-presenter at your workshop? I'd love it!

Please note that some of the following presentations are approved for Continuing Education! 

Prior Speaking Engagements

"Demystifying the lady bits"

  • Invited speaker to MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) at Red Rock's Church in Littleton, Colorado (2016)
  • How charting can empower women to understand their bodies and especially when they are experiencing fertility issues

"Reproductive Health Q&A"

  • Invited speaker at "Feel Good Fair!" at Wills & Wellness in Denver, Colorado (2014)

  • A Q&A about fertility, sex, reproductive health and everything in between with natural and holistic ideas in mind. Discussions topics included: environmentally-friendly menstrual products, toxin-free lubes, natural suggestions for managing PMS, non-hormonal options for birth control, talking to tweens and teens about their bodies, ways to avoid EDCs (endocrine-disrupting chemicals like BPA), natural ways to increase fertility and overall reproductive health, and the basics of cycle charting.

"Utilizing the Menstrual Cycle as a Vital Sign"

  • Invited speaker at "59th Annual American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) National Conference - Midwives: Elevating Women's Health" at Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel in Denver, Colorado (2014)
  • Approved for 0.1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit) by ACNM until May 15, 2016
  • Available for online viewing at ACNM Live Learning Center
Colleen was an amazing speaker... I really liked her presentation... Fantastic presentation... Enthusiastic presenter... Great speaker, fun and funny, easy to listen to... This presenter was excellent... Thanks for a great presentation... This was a wonderful presentation. Thank you, Colleen.... Very dynamic speaker... Very enjoyable presenter, she was very enthusiastic about her topic and had memorable points and phrases.
— Midwives, Student Midwives, and Others ("Utilizing the Menstrual Cycle as a Vital Sign"

"Miscon(tra)ception" Documentary

"Holistic Infertility Workup & Alternative Treatments"

  • Invited speaker at "10th Annual Colorado Nurse Midwifery Symposium - Helping Families with their Perfect Piece" at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado (2013)
  • Approved for 0.1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit) by ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives) until October 4, 2015 - program number ACNM  2013/054

"Fertility & Family Planning - The Science & Methodology of Fertility Awareness-Based Methods (FABMs)"

  • Trained at FACTS (Fertility Appreciation Collaborative to Teach the Systems), a project of the FMEC (Family Medicine Education Consortium) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2013)
  • Approved for 1 hour of CME credit (Continuing Medical Education) by AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) until May 31, 2016

“Natural Birth Control 101: An Introduction to Your Body’s Wisdom” 

“The Justisse Method & Flowers Fertility, LLC”

  • Guest speaker for online and distance-learning “Fertility Awareness Teacher Training” by Grace of the Moon (2012, 2014)

“The Fertility Awareness Method” 


Publications

“What, exactly, is Fertility Awareness?” 

Flowers Fertility guest speaking
 
"Utlizing the Menstrual Cycle as a Vital Sign" at the 2014 ACNM National Conference

"Utlizing the Menstrual Cycle as a Vital Sign" at the 2014 ACNM National Conference

"Behind-the-Scenes" for filming of Miscon(tra)ception

"Behind-the-Scenes" for filming of Miscon(tra)ception

Toastmasters International Competent Communicator Award (CC) - 2013

Toastmasters International Competent Communicator Award (CC) - 2013

Teaching classes in Denver, Colorado

Teaching classes in Denver, Colorado