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Key Points for Dr Anika Molesworth

  • Dr. Anika Molesworth fearlessly smashes the status quo, inspiring a better future through engaging and empowering conversations that shift mindsets and behaviors. Her infectious optimism leaves audiences motivated and empowered to take action.
  • Anika's deep-rooted passion for climate change, sparked by her family's decade-long Millennium drought, drives her commitment to feeding a growing global population in a climate-challenged world. Her focus on sustainable and vibrant farming landscapes ensures a brighter future for rural communities and healthy ecosystems.
  • Anika's expertise as a thought leader in agro-ecological systems resilience, backed by her Ph.D. in international agricultural development, amplifies her influence. Her dedication to raising awareness and inspiring actionable steps to reduce emissions and adapt to changing conditions has gained her widespread notability.
  • Anika's remarkable career has taken her around the world, meeting with farmers, global leaders, and even royalty on every continent, including Antarctica. As a sought-after keynote speaker and educator, she brings heartfelt warmth, authenticity, and unwavering optimism to tackle complex global challenges. Her book, "Our Sunburnt Country," has won prestigious awards for outstanding writing on social change.

Topics for Dr Anika Molesworth

  • Cultivating climate courage
    We are living in a time when we need to grow courage to overcome the challenges we face. This inspiring visionary talk leaves the audience feeling empowered and motivated.
    Key Takeaways:
    • We can all find courage from within.
    • Our visions should be bold and courageous.
    • Together a beautiful and bright future is possible.
  • It’s not game-over, it’s game on: The frontline of climate change impacts and solutions
    The enormity and complexity of the climate challenge seems daunting - however, with the right skills and know-how the solutions are at hand. This eye-opening and inspiring presentation leaves the audience educated, engaged and empowered.
    Key Takeaways:
    • Understand the latest climate science.
    • Be engaged by personal stories of those on the frontlines of climate impacts.
    • Feel empowered to help create a better future.
  • Feeding the future: Innovation in the food and farming system
    With a rapidly growing global population, we need to transform the food system to one that is good for both people and the planet. Changes can be made from the paddock to the plate, and by doing so we can create a more just, equitable and sustainable food system.
    Key Takeaways:
    • Know the risks in the modern food system.
    • Identify the cracks and how they can be fixed.
    • Dare to imagine the food system of the future and how you can help make it.
  • Empowering people: Rural communities stepping up to global challenges
    In the words of Margaret Mead, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Individuals, businesses, community groups through to large organisations need to shift mindsets and behaviours in the face of global challenges. With confidence, inspiration and collaboration people can change the world for the better.
    Key Takeaways:
    • Together we are louder, together we go further.
    • Building a movement and sustaining progress.
    • Individual empowerment and collaboration for good causes.
  • Advocating for a better world: Intergenerational equity and climate change
    Holding the megaphone isn’t easy. How does one remain resilient in the face of criticism and self-doubt? Learning how to be visible and ensuring personal longevity is essential to make positive change. With nurturing and collaborative mindsets, individuals can step up to be leaders and make a large-scale impact.
    Key Takeaways:
    • You are the leader you’ve been waiting for.
    • Know your values and how to use them.
    • Speaking up for a brighter future.
  • Cultivating resilience: looking after self in order to look after what matters
    In our fast-paced lives, we often feel under-resourced and overwhelmed. In order to tackle big challenges like climate change, food security and community stability, we need to build mindsets of resilience and work environments that help us thrive.
    Key Takeaways:
    • Be kind to self and others.
    • Adaptability is key.
    • Resilient leaders create resilience around them.

Testimonials for Dr Anika Molesworth

Anika is an incredible up-and-coming Australian leader. She bridges the gap, as no one else quite can, between women, farming, science and activism. She is able to speak in an insightful way about the challenges faced both at the personal and global levels, using storytelling, evidence and personal perspectives in a compelling way. She has a magnetic presence as a speaker and presenter and is able to simplify complex topics and inspire her audiences with clear takeaways. Anika is the face of our future.
Homeward Bound

Having called on Anika to moderate or speak at a range of both our physical and online NextGen events around food and nutrition security, I did so with great confidence for our recent National Science Week event. Anika presents with knowledge, passion and purpose and is an accomplished communicator who is able to judge her audience to pitch her address accordingly. She is also very organised and quick to respond to requests for info, so is a delight to work with!
Crawford Fund

Her presentation title aptly named 'Fighting for Love' was inspirational, passionate, educational and powerful!! Anika was a pleasure and a true professional to work with from the time of initially contacting her.
Global Smart Energy Summit

Anika was an absolute pleasure to have involved in the National Climate Emergency Summit. She was reliable and responsive in the leadup to the event. As a presenter, Anika was engaging and informative, easily linking her personal perspective and experience to the impacts of climate change on rural communities in Australia and more broadly. Her contribution to the panel discussion was insightful, uplifting, and important, and we had lots of positive feedback on the session with Anika being the stand out for many people in the audience.
National Climate Emergency Summit

Anika Molesworth is a passionate, knowledgeable and articulate speaker on how climate change affects farming and farming communities in Australia. Her story comes from personal farming experience and academic research. The audience senses that she knows what she is
talking about. I highly recommend her to conferences focusing on agriculture, food security, climate change and the future of rural Australia.
Past Australian Chief Scientist

[Anika’s] work on sustainable agriculture is inspiring and directly contributes to the success of tens of thousands of our members directly involved in agriculture. We have been thrilled with the event feedback, much of which has included a request to bring Anika back... When you get an ‘encore’ and you’re a super fund something has gone right. Anika is a delight to work with and we hope to continue to work with her in the future.
Prime Super

[Anika’s] presentation was thought provoking, genuinely communicated and provided an inspiring start to the discussions. We greatly appreciated [her] insights, and for not only focusing on the challenges that farmers face in sustainably producing food under climate change, but for also providing thoughtful solutions that were subsequently included in the Official Feedback Report to the United Nations. It’s great to have passionate people like [her] supporting the vision of creating vibrant, nutritious and sustainable Australian food systems!
CSIRO-led UN Food System Summit Member State Dialogue

Anika was a stand out keynote speaker at the Global Race to Zero Summit. She delivered a powerful speech, highlighting both the threat of dangerous climate change to rural communities and the extraordinary economic opportunities that come from taking action on climate change. Anika was a joy to work with and she helped make the Global Race to Zero Summit a globally significant event.
Global Race to Zero Summit

Anika moderated the ‘Disrupting Climate Change’ conference session at Global Table 2019. She was fantastic at leading the panel of international industry leaders including exceptional policy makers, corporations, innovators and activists who are dedicated to helping the agri-food sectors meet the new challenges ahead. Anika led the discussion on how collaborations in both public and private sectors hold the key to ensure global food security and achieve sustainable development. Anika was terrific to work with; collaborative and responsive and the session was well researched and delivered on the day. We are looking forward to working with Anika at Global Table 2020.
Global Table

Anika was an amazing and inspirational speaker. Her story resonates with many across the country, and to hear it coming from such a young, passionate mind is something which the audience loved. From the moment I invited her to speak at the NT Soil Symposiums, Anika was easy to engage and communicate with, and was dedicated to making her presentation as perfect as it could be for the expected audience. Across the entire week, she met with the audience during lunch breaks, and was more than happy to have a discussion on the future of soil, farming, the climate, and Australia.
Northern Territory National Resource Management

We were very grateful to have Anika as guest speaker at the Sydney 2019 Women for the Environment Breakfast. Her insights as a woman, a farmer and a sustainability advocate are incredibly honest and uplifting. Her dedication towards a collaborative and adaptable approach for complex issues are what makes her an extremely compelling presenter.
Bush Heritage

Anika shared her passion for a sustainable agriculture at the Ag to 2030 Brave New World Conference in 2018. She challenged thought leaders in mainstream Australian agriculture and gained their respect as a credible voice in how a changing climate is impacting Australian primary production systems.
Ag Institute Australia

It was a pleasure to engage Anika Molesworth as a presenter during the National Farmers’ Federation Towards 2030 Leadership Program in Canberra in 2018. Anika is a most engaging speaker; honest and reflective, open to feedback, happy to share her challenges and successes and very generous with her learning and advice.
Australian Rural Leadership Foundation

[We were] transfixed by Anika Molesworth and her passionate presentation. This wasn't like any conference presentation, this was truly passionate and heartfelt. It was a privilege to listen. Walking away inspired.
Kelpie App

Anika Molesworth presented at the Rural Leadership Dinner of the 28th Marcus Oldham Leadership Course. The purpose of the talk is to present to participants examples of people who are taking up leadership roles in rural communities and to reflect on the attributes and characteristic required for change leadership. Anika represented all these attributes and more. Her discussion on the issue of human induce climate change, its effects on farming communities, and what we can do was inspiring. Her ability to engage and define an inclusive vision, in what can be at times an divisive issue, was exceptional and demonstrated all the leadership qualities that we are looking for in our rural leaders.
Marcus Oldham College

Anika is a very confident and engaging speaker. She explained complex topics clearly such as drivers of climate change, the impacts on agriculture and adaptation strategies. It is so inspiring to hear her tell the stories of young people in rural NSW and motivate others to get involved and take action to help to protect our environment.
Office of Environment & Heritage

I was impressed by Anika’s positivity about the future and her message about taking action. She is warm, passionate and inspiring in her message about the future of agriculture and young people.
Geography Teachers Association

Her presentation was inspirational and resonated so well with her audience. From the minute I asked her, Anika was an absolute pleasure to work with and I consider it a privilege to call her a colleague. Our planet has a chance with people like Anika fighting for it.
24 Hours of Reality

Anika is one of Australia’s younger generation of farmers most impressive voices. She recognises the importance of action on Climate Change in ensuring our farming future and the importance of engaging all Australians in the climate change action journey.
ANU Climate Change Institute

We could all definitely sense her strong passion towards her agricultural work as she educated our team with her amazing presentation on how us, as individuals, could make a difference to climate change with our social, political and consumer influence. Anika Molesworth has definitely increased our knowledge on climate change and we are extremely thankful to have the chance to meet such an inspiring person.
Sydney High School

Her insights were clear, passionate and very persuasive. We were delighted with her ability to engage with the audience, even via zoom and present the relevance of her topic to all. Anika also had a great interaction with her fellow presenters, who collectively made a strong appeal for wider community participation in climate action.
Rotary Club of Sydney Cove