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Amanda Lindhout

Executive Director of The Global Enrichment Foundation; Captivity Survivor, Inspirational Speaker & Author of "A House in the Sky"

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Amanda Lindhout is a Canadian humanitarian, journalist and sought after inspirational speaker. Her New York Times bestselling memoir, "A House in the Sky," is a publishing phenomenon and a top ten bestselling book since its release in 2013.

Raised on by a single mom in a small city, Lindhout escaped the violence and poverty of her childhood by imagining herself in the pages of National Geographic magazine. As a young woman, Lindhout’s curiosity led her to some of the world’s most beautiful and remote places, its most imperiled and perilous countries and then into 15 months of harrowing captivity. Working as a freelance journalist in Somalia, she was abducted by a group of masked men along a dusty road. Lindhout spent 460 days as a hostage, surviving on strategy, fortitude and hope in the face of unimaginable adversity.

In 2010, Lindhout founded the Global Enrichment Foundation to create more opportunities in Somalia by offering university scholarships to women. Lindhout currently serves as the organization's Executive Director, with Ahmed Hussen, the president of the Canadian Somali Congress, acting as the Fund's co-director. Aurala Warsame, a Somali researcher at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, supervises the program and vetted the first applicants

Lindhout’s unique experiences give her credibility to discuss issues ranging from countering terrorism to supporting the women’s movement. She has been featured in Vogue, NPR, New York Times Magazine, Dateline, The Today Show, Morning Joe and Anderson Cooper.

Lindhout’s keynote presentations are for audiences of all sizes- from Richard Branson’s living room to an arena of 20,000- she creates intimacy with the women and men in the room through her emotional, powerful storytelling. Her tale of survival builds suspense and momentum to reveal life changing insights into mind conditioning, including actionable takeaways about reframing stories of pain into power.

Lindhout has travelled to nearly 90 countries. She lives in Calgary, Canada.

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Amanda Lindhout

Executive Director of The Global Enrichment Foundation; Captivity Survivor, Inspirational Speaker & Author of "A House in the Sky"

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Amanda Lindhout Biography

Amanda Lindhout is a Canadian humanitarian, journalist and sought after inspirational speaker. Her New York Times bestselling memoir, "A House in the Sky," is a publishing phenomenon and a top ten bestselling book since its release in 2013.

Raised on by a single mom in a small city, Lindhout escaped the violence and poverty of her childhood by imagining herself in the pages of National Geographic magazine. As a young woman, Lindhout’s curiosity led her to some of the world’s most beautiful and remote places, its most imperiled and perilous countries and then into 15 months of harrowing captivity. Working as a freelance journalist in Somalia, she was abducted by a group of masked men along a dusty road. Lindhout spent 460 days as a hostage, surviving on strategy, fortitude and hope in the face of unimaginable adversity.

In 2010, Lindhout founded the Global Enrichment Foundation to create more opportunities in Somalia by offering university scholarships to women. Lindhout currently serves as the organization's Executive Director, with Ahmed Hussen, the president of the Canadian Somali Congress, acting as the Fund's co-director. Aurala Warsame, a Somali researcher at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, supervises the program and vetted the first applicants

Lindhout’s unique experiences give her credibility to discuss issues ranging from countering terrorism to supporting the women’s movement. She has been featured in Vogue, NPR, New York Times Magazine, Dateline, The Today Show, Morning Joe and Anderson Cooper.

Lindhout’s keynote presentations are for audiences of all sizes- from Richard Branson’s living room to an arena of 20,000- she creates intimacy with the women and men in the room through her emotional, powerful storytelling. Her tale of survival builds suspense and momentum to reveal life changing insights into mind conditioning, including actionable takeaways about reframing stories of pain into power.

Lindhout has travelled to nearly 90 countries. She lives in Calgary, Canada.

Amanda Lindhout Videos

  • Message from the March 2017 CCA Awards Keynote Speaker Amanda Lindhout
    The Canadian Construction Association's conference will take place March 19 - 23, 2017 in Riviera Maya, Mexico. On March 22 Amanda Lindhout will be...
  • Journalist & Humanitarian Amanda Lindhout Part 1/3
    Journalist turned Humanitarian Amanda Lindhout talks about her her powerful & bestselling memoir 'A HOUSE IN THE SKY' -- a haunting yet redemptive...
  • Humanitarian Amanda Lindhout tries to inspire Carleton students to lead
    The Canadian woman captured and held by Somali gun-men for 15 months says her story can inspire a younger generation to get involved. "Just...

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  • How to book Amanda Lindhout?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Amanda Lindhout for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Amanda Lindhout, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Amanda Lindhout or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Amanda Lindhout?

    Booking fees for Amanda Lindhout, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Amanda Lindhout, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Amanda Lindhout?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Amanda Lindhout for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Amanda Lindhout for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Amanda Lindhout or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Amanda Lindhout or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Amanda Lindhout is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Amanda Lindhout for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Amanda Lindhout generally travels from CalgaryCanada and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Asra Nomani, Hyeonseo Lee, Fawzia Koofi, Karen Tse and Joyce Maynard. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Amanda Lindhout for an upcoming event.

Amanda Lindhout Speaker Videos

  • Message from the March 2017 CCA Awards Keynote Speaker Amanda Lindhout
    The Canadian Construction Association's conference will take place March 19 - 23, 2017 in Riviera Maya, Mexico. On March 22 Amanda Lindhout will be the keynote speaker for the CCA Awards Ceremony....
    Journalist & Humanitarian Amanda Lindhout Part 1/3
    Journalist turned Humanitarian Amanda Lindhout talks about her her powerful & bestselling memoir 'A HOUSE IN THE SKY' -- a haunting yet redemptive account of Amanda's experience as a young woman...
  • Humanitarian Amanda Lindhout tries to inspire Carleton students to lead
    The Canadian woman captured and held by Somali gun-men for 15 months says her story can inspire a younger generation to get involved. "Just beneath the pain in the heart of suffering lies the seed...
    Amanda Lindhout - CTV Edmonton Extended Interview
    Alberta-born journalist Amanda Lindhout spent more than 15 months held by gunmen in Somalia. She was released in January 2008, speaking very little about her time in captivity. On Wednesday May...

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