Annette McGivney is an experienced speaker who has delivered dozens of public lectures as well as given radio and television interviews including an appearance with Lester Holt on NBC's "Today Show." She has been a featured speaker at the Texas Book Festival, the Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City Library's Dewey Lecture Series, the Grand Canyon Association Lecture Series, the Grand Canyon River Runners Film Festival and the Flagstaff Festival of Science.
In February 2016, McGivney was the Preliminary Speaker for the Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference at Northern Arizona University. And in October 2015, she was invited to speak at the annual Non Fiction Now Conference with more than 500 attendees.
In 2017, McGivney appeared more than a dozen events related to her new book PureLand including university lectures and more intimate bookstore discussions. In 2018, McGivney was a speaker at Telluride Mountainfilm Festival, the Tucson Book Festival, Women's Museum of California and dozens of book stores around the country. In addition to discussing Pure Land she is interested in sharing her experiences about how encounters with wild nature help heal the wounds of trauma and domestic violence.