What You Need to Know

Diversity shapes perspective and gives a unique voice to powerful storytelling. Here’s some of what makes me… me


storyteller, public speaker, communications expert


pitch & story coach, storytelling  teacher


boxing judge, facilitator, expertise in public sector governance, design thinking, change management

I use storytelling principles and communications expertise to better connect with an audience – to make the pitch, the presentation, the story - better. 

Johanne Pelletier (MA, ICD.D) works in communications at Concordia University in Montreal. Her work as a storyteller, performing her own writing, has been featured in shows in Canada and the United States in both English and French. She is a graduate of McGill University and the University of Toronto, is a certified personal coach, and was recently named winner of the GRIT Storytelling 99-Second Story Grand Slam (a US based competition where an audience votes on the best 99-Second Story) and the National Storytelling Network Story Slam. When she is not thinking about the next story, she is a certified boxing official in Canada and the US. Find out more.