Executive Director, National Campus Life Network
Rebecca Richmond has served as NCLN’s Executive Director since 2010, directly training and supporting Canadian students to be leaders for life on their campuses. She oversees the national operations of NCLN as well as campaigns, programs and projects, and also serves as the primary media contact for the organization.
Raised in the rural Ottawa Valley region, Rebecca attended the University of Ottawa where she helped to found uOttawa Students for Life and served as the club’s president for two years. There she came to understand how desperately campuses need the pro-life message and the critical role that students have to play in bringing that message to their peers. She graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors of Social Sciences with specialization in International Relations and Modern Languages.
During her time with NCLN, Rebecca has helped expand NCLN’s staff team, initiate national campaigns like DefendGirls, and raise NCLN’s profile nationally. A passionate and compelling young woman, Rebecca has spoken to audiences nationally and challenges and exhorts Canadians of all ages to be leaders for life.
Book Rebecca to speak:
In the last few years, Rebecca has spoken to thousands across the country at university campuses, high schools, and elementary schools as well as Right to Life banquets and meetings, youth conferences and retreats, and pro-life conferences. This has included the International Pro-Life Conference in 2010 and the National Pro-Life Conference in 2011 and 2012.
Rebecca’s presentations have educated, encouraged and motivated young and old alike to become effective and active ambassadors of the pro-life message in their communities and on their campuses.
Rebecca is available to speak on topics including defending the pro-life position on abortion, effective strategies to engage the culture on campuses, as well as topics related to leadership and youth leadership. To book Rebecca as a speaker, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
TV Appearances and Writings:
As the Executive Director, Rebecca also is the main media contact for the organization and has appeared on TV, radio and been quoted in print media. Her writings have appeared online on LifeSiteNews and various blogs, as well as in the LifeCanada Journal, the Prairie Messenger, and the Catholic Women’s League Magazine.
Selection of media appearances:
- On free speech and the denial of club status at Trent University: Trent Interview, SUN News Network
- On gendercide: Salt + Light TV
- Growing up in the Shadow of R. v. Morgentaler (January 28, 2013) – also published in The LifeCanada Journal
- My Aunt’s Killer Should Not be an Excuse to Kill (June 12, 2012) – also published by the Prairie Messenger and the CWL Magazine