Below is a complete list of Judy's previous speaking engagements in the U.S. and abroad.


National Citizens Leadership Conference, Washington, DC

Sharing Summit 2016, Bethleham, PA

Doylestown Book Club, Doylestown, PA

Best for the World Gathering 2016, Berkley, CA

Inaugural SustainPHL 2016, Philadelphia, PA

LEADERSHIP Philadelphia, Core Program, Philadelphia, PA


Accelerating Appalachia, Nature Based Business Forum, Asheville, NC

Ambler Food Co Op, "Food for Thought" Educational Series, Ambler, PA

Assets Lancaster & SSBN, Transforming Communities Through Business, Lancaster, PA

SEEED Summit 2015, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

William Penn House, Philadelphia, PA

New Leaf Club, Rosemont, PA

Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH

West Chester University, Sustainability Council, West Chester, PA

Stockton College, School of Business, Galloway, NJ

LEADERSHIP Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Sisterhood of Har Zion Temple, Philadelphia, PA

Tri-State Sustainability Symposium, Philadelphia, PA

Food + Enterprise, Keynote Address, Brooklyn, NY

Centennial Lecture Series, Harcum College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Local Food Summit 2015, Keynote Address, Ann Arbor, MI

Local First of West Michigan, Grand Rapid, MI

Local Economies Festival, Hilo Shark's Cafe, Hilo, HI


Presenting Opportunities for Women Conference, Villanova, PA

The Economics of Happiness, A Program of Local Futures, New York, NY

Slow Money, Local and Global Gathering, Louisville, KY

Hazon Food Festival, Merion Station, PA

Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, Bryn Mawr, PA

Junior League, Radnor, PA

Western Michigan University, Sustainability Day, Kalamazoo, MI

Schumacher Center for a New Economics, Great Barrington, MA

Social Enterprise Greenhouse, Providence, RI

Rising Tide Capital, Local Living Economies Summit, Jersey City, NJ

Respect for the Earth and All People, Alberta, Canada

Junto Retreat, Philadelphia, PA

Colorado Springs Local Food Week, Colorado Springs, CO

Naropa University, Boulder, CO

American Creativity Association, Philadelphia, PA

Social Capital Conference 2014, San Francisco, CA

The Animal Law Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA

Sustainable Woodstock, Woodstock, VT

California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity, Sacramento, CA

BrewHAHA, Impact HUB Philly, Philadelphia, PA

Cape May Forum, Cape May, NJ

The Professional Care Alliance of the Delaware Valley, Villanova, PA

Philly Farm and Food Fest, Philadelphia, PA

Net Impact, Philadelphia, PA

WISE Symposium, Syracuse, NY

Sustainable Business Council, Missoula, MT

Slow Food Northern New Jersey, Hillsborough, NJ

Farm to Table Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Colorado Local Food Summit, Denver, CO

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA

Bainbridge Public Library, Seattle, WA

Bainbridge Graduate Institute, Seattle, WA

Doylestown Book Shop, Doylestown, PA

Muse House Center for the Literary Arts, Philadelphia, PA



Kimberton Waldorf School, Phoenixville, PA

South Jersey National Organization for Women, Moorestown, NJ

PA Women's Agricultural Network conference, State College, PA

Millersville University, Lancaster, PA

Mugshots, Philadelphia, PA

Chester County Library, Exton, PA

Greenbuild, Women in Green Power, Panel Speaker, Philadelphia, PA

Center for Transformative Action, Plenary Speaker, Ithaca, New York

Treddyfrin Public Library, Strafford, PA

Good Company Ventures Pitch Day Keynote Speaker, Philadelphia, PA

Social Venture Institute Featured Speaker, Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania Food Day, Philadelphia, PA

Community Action Development Corporation, Bethlehem, PA

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

The Acorn Club, Philadelphia, PA

Indian Valley Public Library, Telford, PA

Cosmopolitan Club, Philadelphia, PA

Institute of Noetic Sciences,  Petaluma, CA

Oakland Hub, Oakland, CA

Collingswood Book Festival, Collingswood, NJ

Natural Products Expo, Baltimore, MD

Social Venture Institute @ Hollyhock, British Columbia

 Pages and Places Book Festival, Scranton, PA

Swarthmore Co-op, Swarthmore, PA

Monadnock Summer Lyceum, Keynote Speaker, Peterborough, NH

New Hampshire Women's Initiative, Keynote Speaker, Portsmouth, NH

Re>Think Local Speaker Series, Speaker, Miltion, NY

Hawthorne Valley Farm, Ghent, NY

Lovers and Madmen, Philadelphia, PA

17th Annual Pie and Politics and 2013 Local Living Summit, Keynote Speaker, Washburn, WI

Penn State great Valley, Malvern, PA

Haverford Township Free Library, Haverford, PA

Business Alliance fo Local Living Economies, Conference Plenary Speaker, Buffalo, NY

Slow Living Summit, Plenary Speaker, Brattleboro, VT

Jamaica Plain Forum, Boston, MA

Kimberton Wholefoods, Kimberton, PA

Mt. Airy Learning Tree, Philadelphia, PA

Center City Proprietor's Association, Keynote Speaker, Philadelphia, PA

Vermont Business for Social Responsibility, Keynote Speaker, Burlington, VT

Grid Alive, Philadelphia, PA

Coastal Conservation League Conference , Plenary Panel Speaker, Charleston SC

Do Good Summit, Keynote Speaker, Washington, D.C.

Organic Valley Women in Food Conference, La Crosse, WI

Slow Money Conference, Conference Speaker, Boulder CO

Social Venture Network conference, Plenary Speaker, San Diego, CA

Busboys & Poets, Washington, D.C.

Film Premier of Money and Life, Union Station, Washington, D.C.

Powerful Women Paving the Way, Penn State University, State College, PA

Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Local First Alliance, Keynote Speaker, Dartmouth, VT

Norwich Book Store, Norwich, VT

Wharton Alumni Association, Philadelphia, PA

Free Library of Philadelphia Author Series, Philadelphia, PA

Temple University Speaker Series, Philadelphia, PA

Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA

Eastern University, St. Davids, PA

St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA

IGEL Conference, Panel Speaker, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton, Philadelphia, PA

Academy of Natural Sciences Book Launch, Philadelphia, PA



Bioneers by the Bay, plenary address, New Bedford, MA

Bioneers Conference – panel & workshop on “Feminomics”, San Rafael, CA

Economics of Happiness Conference, Plenary address, Berkeley, CA

Strategies for a New Economy Conference, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Slow Living Summit, Brattleboro, VT



Etsy International Conference, plenary speaker, Berlin, Germany

Haverford College, Commencement Speaker

Organizational Dynamics Program at the University of Pennsylvania, Luncheon Keynote

The Economics of Happiness:  A Film Debut, panel speaker, New York City, New York

Growing Our Food System:  Nourishing Our People, Keynote Speaker, Lansing, Michigan

The Socially Responsible Business, Montgomery Co. Community College, Blue Bell, PA

Fair Trade Towns & Universities National Conference, Philadelphia

Les Dames d’Escoffier Symposium, Philadelphia

International Women's Day: Facing Challenges of our Local & Global Food Economy, Philadelphia


Community First Fund, Luncheon keynote, Lancaster, PA

Cabrini College, Wayne, PA

Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Buxmont Unitarian Fellowship, Warrington, PA

Ashoka Changemakers, Boston, MA

New Mexico Main Street, Albuquerque, NM

NJ Chapter American Association of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ

Fulbright Enrichment Seminar, Philadelphia, Keynote Speaker

University of Maine Presque Isle:  Distinguished Lecturer, Presque Isle, Maine

Kimberton Waldorf School, Kimberton, PA

Radnor Memorial Library and the Radnor Conservancy, Wayne, PA

Fay – Penn Economic Development Corporation Annual Dinner, Pittsburgh, PA

NJ Assn Landscape Architects Annual conference, Atlantic City, NJ

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), Charleston, 2010, Denver ’09, Boston ’08, Berkeley ’07; Burlington ‘06; Vancouver ‘05; Philadelphia ‘04; Portland ‘03


Ebey’s Reserve Annual Conference, Whidbey Island, WA

Keene State College World Affairs Symposium, Keene, NH

Economies of Peace Conference, Sonoma, CA

Slow Money National Gathering, Santa Fe

American Renewable Energy Conference, Aspen Colorado

Idaho Green Expo, Boise, Idaho

Bainbridge Graduate Institute, Change Agent in Residence, Seattle, WA

Fulbright Seminar, Global Challenges, Local Solutions, Philadelphia

Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Conference, Penn State Univ, State College, PA

Watershed School, Boulder, CO

Investor’s Circle Conference, San Francisco, CA

Ecological Farming Conference, Asilomar, CA

Local Living Economies, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA

Local Living Economies, St Joseph Universtiy, Philadelphia, PA


Healthy Foods, Local Farms Conference, Louisville, KY

Center for Environmental Farming Systems, Fall Lecture NC State University, Raleigh, NC

Net Impact National Conference: The Sustainable Advantage, Philadelphia, PA

Berkeley Sustainability Summit, Berkeley, CA

Simply Healthy Conference: Creating Sustainable Communities, Bloomington, Indiana

Baltimore Bioneers: Cultivating Change, Inspiring Solutions, Baltimore, Maryland

Think Local First Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, MI

Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA

Mother Earth Harvest Fair, Glen Rock, PA

Sustainable Business Network of NYC, NY

Australian speaking tour– Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, AU

Sustainable Seafood conference, Monterey Aquarium, Monterey, CA

Carnegie Mellon University, Lecture on Local Living Economies, Pittsburgh, PA

Yale University, Lecture on Local Living Economies, New Haven, CT

Festival of Optimistic Voices, Lensic Theatre, Santa Fe, NM

Earth Day Celebration, Louisville, KT

Northeast Organic Farmers Assn. of Vermont, VT

Ursinus College, Focus the Nation Climate conference, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Green Skills Conference, PA Horticulture Society


Bryn Mawr College, Katherine Hepburn Fellow address and class lectures

Vermont Alliance for Conservation Voters annual conference, Randolph, VT

The Power of Green: Building Sustainable Prosperity in Nova Scotia, Halifax

Syracuse University, “A Conversation with Judy Wicks and Alice Waters,” Syracuse, NY

Bioneers plenary speaker, San Rafael, CA, 2007, workshops: 2009, 2002, 2001 & 1998

Conference on Peak Oil and Community Solutions, Yellow Springs, Ohio

A Renaissance of Local, Lyons, Colorado

Congress on New Urbanism, Philadelphia, PA

Green Festival, Chicago, 2007, Wash, DC 2004, San Francisco CA 2003 & 2002, Austin, TX 

University of Rochester, Pathways to a Sustainable World Conference, Rochester, NY

Sustainable Lawrence, Rutgers University, New Jersey


Northeast Organic Farmers Assn. of New York, Syracuse, NY

StartingBloc Social Enterprise Conference, Sloan School, MIT, 2007; Wharton School, University of PA, 2006

Morristown Partnership, Morristown, N.J.

Germantown Jewish Center, Philadelphia PA


Howard Lecture, Delhi, India


Pa. Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living festival, Kempton, PA

Business alliance of the Ridge and Valley Conference, Blairstown, NJ

Sustainable Sarasota E-fest, Sarasota, Florida

Social venture Network, Tarrytown, NY, 2005, Kennebunkport, ME, 2007, New Paltz NY 2002 and San Jose CA 2001


Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, Chester PA

DePauw University, Civic Education Convocation, Indianapolis, IN

24th Annual E.F. Schumacher Lectures, Stockbridge MA

The Land Institute Prairie Festival, Salina KS

Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation Annual Luncheon, Milwaukee WI

Patch Adams’s Gesunheidt Institute, School for Designing a New Society lecturer, WV

Micro Enterprise Association National Conference, plenary panelist, Philadelphia PA

PA Governor’s Conference for Women, Philadelphia PA

Russell Sage College, Building Business/Building Community luncheon, Troy NY

Cooley Dickenson Hospital, “Lets Talk About It” speaker series, Northampton MA

COOL Idealist National Conference, plenary speaker, Philadelphia PA

Macalester College Living a Committed Life Conference, St. Paul MN

British Columbia Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, Vancouver BC

NW Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, Seattle WA 2004 (keynote) & 2002


Action Without Borders, Philadelphia PA

Michigan State University Sustainability Conference, East Lansing MI

University of Wisconsin Earth Charter Summit, Oshkosh WI

Maine Business for Social Responsibility, Belfast ME 2003 (Keynote) & 2001

Hope Magazine Conference, Boston MA

Sustainable Hog Farming Summit, Gettysburg PA

Sustainability Forum, Portland OR

Responsible Minnesota Businesses, Minneapolis MN

Copia: The American Center for Food, Wine and the Arts, “Power of Food” Napa CA


Sustainable Business Forum, Eugene OR

Social Venture Institute, Cortes Island BC 

Vermont Business for Social Responsibility, South Burlington VT 2002 (Keynote) & 1998

International Symposium on Spirituality & Business, Boston, MA 2002 (Keynote), 2000 & 1998


Responsible Business Association of Greater Boston, Boston MA

PA Association for Sustainable Agriculture Conference, State College PA


International Conference on Business and Consciousness, Acapulco Mexico

International Conference on Servant-Leadership, Indianapolis IN

Responsible Wealth Conference, Boston MA

Eastern College Executive MBA program, Philadelphia PA

Chefs Collaborative Conference, Portland OR 1999 & Hyde Park NY


Mexican Solidarity Network, Washington DC

Eastern Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia PA

International Association of Culinary Professionals, Phoenix AZ


Sustainable Economy International Conference, Havana Cuba

Delaware Valley Association for Directors of Volunteer Programs, Philadelphia PA

Ben & Jerry’s National Franchise Meeting, Key West FL

Visionary Arts Museum Goddess Summit, Baltimore MD

Villanova University Career Week, Villanova PA

Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference, Philadelphia PA

National Associations of Women Business Owners, Philadelphia PA


Women Legislators’ Lobby, Washington DC

Philadelphia’s Promise (Presidential Summit on America’s Future), Philadelphia PA

San Francisco Hospitality Conference, San Francisco

Americorps Conference, Boston and New Orleans


Business for Social Responsibility National Conference, New York NY

Organizational Development Network of Greater New York, New York NY

Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center State Conference, Philadelphia PA

National Society of Fundraising Executives Luncheon, Philadelphia PA

Court Reporters Institute Graduation, Philadelphia PA

Social Venture Institute, Hampshire College MA


Students for Social Responsibility in Business, Berkeley CA

Harvard University Department of Education Conference, Cambridge MA

American Association of University Women, Philadelphia PA

Leadership, Inc., Philadelphia PA 1995 & 1996

Temple University International Forum, Philadelphia PA

Lake Erie College Honors Convocation Keynote, Painesville OH


Jaycees Young Leaders Award Luncheon, Philadelphia PA

University of Pennsylvania Women's Committee, Philadelphia PA

Wharton Students for Social Responsibility, Philadelphia PA

President Clinton's Small Business Roundtable on Health Care Reform, Washington DC

ARCO Chemical Company Community Service Awards Dinner, Philadelphia PA




Judy Wicks is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and mentor working to build a more compassionate, environmentally sustainable and locally based economy.