It is with deep sadness that we share the passing of Christine Jahnke. Chris dedicated her life to raising the voices of women through her trainings, writings and advocacy. Her commitment to women’s leadership, diversity and progressive causes will endure through the lives of the many leaders, advocates and organizers she collaborated with over many years.

Additional information on Chris’s life and work, including writings, remembrances and obituaries is available at her memorial website:

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Chris Jahnke

Founder, Positive Communications

A nationally recognized author and speech coach, Chris helps people stand and deliver. With her guidance, advocates, elected officials, heads of state, senior executives, philanthropists, entertainers, and grassroots activists have earned standing ovations at TED Talks, town hall meetings, conventions, and campaign rallies.

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Chris Jahnke Shares Expert Advice in Skill-Building Books

The Well-Spoken Woman Speaks Out is for activists and candidates who are advocating for progressive change.

The Well-Spoken Woman: Your Guide to Looking and Sounding Your Best is for anyone who wants to project with confidence.

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“Ace a Debate? Ask the Pros”
”How to Dominate a Debate as a Woman“
“Jahnke shares four steps toward a more professional speaking style.”