Young women such as [Elsie] Morden can be instrumental in changing the culture. She serves as living, breathing, succeeding proof that it does, indeed, get better.”

— Jen Zoratti (Winnipeg Free Press)


Elsie Morden is a unique motivational speaker who uses her songs to further her inspiring messages. She has delivered over 600 presentations across Canada about Kindness & Inclusion, Empowerment & Resilience, and Leadership.

During her senior year of high school, Elsie created the "No Time for That" Tour presentation and is the Founder of the registered Canadian charity No Time for That Anti-Bullying Society. Elsie tells her own personal stories and experiences, and performs the songs that she has written to encourage audiences to be themselves, follow their dreams, and never give up.

Elsie has shared her story and songs with the President's Breakfast Club - ATB Speaker Series at Webber Academy in Calgary, momondays Halifax, Team Up to Clean Up with Take Pride Winnipeg at the MTS Centre, Valley Women's Business Network AGM, Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce Young Business Leaders, Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Small Business Forum, BMO Financial Group in Toronto, Kids Help Phone, YMCA Power of Being a Girl Conferences, Catapult Leadership Camp, Generation XX Leadership Camp in PEI, Stomp Out Stigma Summit, Young Women’s Leadership Forum at Halifax City Hall, and Clara's Big Ride with Olympian Clara Hughes in partnership with Bell Let’s Talk.

She has been recognized as an Honorary Rotarian and one of Atlantic Business Magazine's Top 30 Under 30. Elsie has received the CAMH 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health Difference Makers Award, Shaw's 50 Outstanding Canadians Award, the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia’s Outstanding Individual Award, the MCIC Global Citizenship Award, the Premier's Healthy Living Award, the Volunteer Manitoba RBC Local Hero Award, and the YMCA-YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award in recognition of her effective presentations.

Keynote Highlights

  • Catapult Leadership Society
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Kids Help Phone
  • Mental Health Commission of Canada
  • Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
  • Shaw Communications
  • Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation
  • IWK Health Centre
  • Halifax City Hall
  • Clara's Big Ride / Bell Let’s Talk
  • ATB Financial
  • momondays
  • Take Pride Winnipeg
  • Generation XX Leadership
  • Valley Women's Business Network
  • Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
  • Bishop & Company Chartered Professional Accountants
  • Progress Women of Excellence Awards
  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • Apple Blossom Festival
  • Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY)
  • Lions Clubs
  • Rotary Clubs
  • No Time for That Anti-Bullying Society

Award Highlights