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Beth Walz

Adventure Woman Speaks

Beth Walz encourages people to expand their boundaries, exercise their ‘adventure muscles’ and live bigger, better, bolder, and ultimately more fulfilling lives.  You will leave her presentation with a renewed confidence, a purposeful sense of direction and courage to pursue your dreams and achieve your most coveted goals.  Adopting the skills of some of the world’s greatest explorers, learn how to create a ‘map’ to successfully navigate your life, and discover the indispensible tools you’ll need to transform ‘difficult challenges’ into ‘life-altering adventures.’  Beth advocates not just being the supportive “Sherpa” of other people’s lives, but becoming the expedition hero of your own journey.

Beth Walz is a speaker, writer and an international adventuress.  She an expert on historical women adventurers and ground-breakers from around the world.  Additionally, she runs her own clothing line, Adventure Couture, and hosts the Adventure Woman Radio Show.

Beth holds five degrees, multiple certifications, and is a lawyer in two jurisdictions.  She loves all things adventurous, including; rock climbing, triathlons, scuba diving, sky diving, marathon running, polo playing and traveling (having visited every continent of the world).  Beth recently appeared as a cast member and a finalist in the first all-woman reality television show, Wanted: Adventure Woman and was celebrated on the cover of MOM Magazine for her infectious and adventurous attitude.

Full Biography:
Beth received her Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University, her Masters in Liberal Studies Degree (Museum Emphasis) from the University of Oklahoma, her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Tulsa, and her LL.M. (advanced law degree) in Woman and International Law, from the University of Westminster in London, England. Most recently, she challenged herself physically by completing an Associate of Arts degree from Umpqua Community College in Outdoor Recreation graduating with Highest Honors.

She holds certificates from the University of Tulsa in International Law, the British Broadcast Company (BBC) in Film Critique, and the University of South Florida in Photography. Her travel images have won multiple awards and have been featured on calendars and posters. Her solo exhibition, “Mothers & Children of the World” received rave reviews.

Beth has authored several academic publications promoting equality for women. Her Law Journal Article, All Dressed-Up and with No Place to Go: Gender Bias in Oklahoma Federal Court Dress Codes, changed the discriminatory dress codes which required women to wear a skirt or dress into the courtroom. Her article received national attention; including accolades from CNN, and a United States Supreme Court Justice.

As a registered foreign lawyer, Beth helped to found and develop an international boutique entertainment law firm in England.  Later, as a criminal defense trial attorney, she has represented hundreds of clients, but was especially committed to helping juveniles. Her ongoing experience and concern with youth extends to being an innovative educator, and she has taught at the middle school and high school levels, as well as, community education.  Beth is currently a member of the Florida Bar and District of Columbia Bar.

Over her lifetime, Beth has served as a dedicated volunteer and was awarded, Revlon’s Most Unforgettable Woman in Oklahoma, for her many philanthropic contributions. Beth has been a long-time vocal advocate on behalf of victims of domestic violence having worked the crisis line, aiding victims in obtaining restraining orders, and writing an Amicus Curie Brief to the Florida Supreme Court arguing for heightened penalties for violent abusers. She received awards and recognition for her years of service as a Teen Court Judge, her outstanding commitment to pro bono and community service work, and has served as an active member on several community boards.  She is an animal lover and the mother of two daughters.


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Topics: Adventurers, Empowerment, Travel/Tourism, Women in Society, Change, Personal Development

Industry specialties: Travel, Law/Legal