Stephanie is a story-teller at heart. Her style is dynamic, fun, and impactful. She weaves her world-wide experiences with people and animals into talks that make kids laugh and adults think twice about their daily actions.
Hire her to entertain and inspire your audience.

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Recent Talks

A Seasoned Speaker

From center stage to the bow of the dive boat, Stephanie has been honing her craft over the last fifteen years. She has developed a knack for tailoring every presentation to fit each unique audience while weaving in her unique sense of humor and staying true to her mission of wildlife conservation and human equality. The best part is, she can do a live presentation OR a virtual presentation for your audience to enjoy.

| Live Presentations

 Stephanie’s enthusiasm for wildlife is infectious! Book Stephanie to make a personal appearance at your corporation, school, zoo, aquarium, museum, or Earth Day event. Live presentations include a multi-media presentation, Q & A, and meet-and-greet. Live animal ambassadors are an additional fee.

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| Virtual Presentations

 Do you want to hear Steph’s stories and conservation messages but without the appearance fee, travel expenses, or live animal ambassador fees?  A 45-minute presentation with a Q&A session via Google Hangout, Zoom, or Skype can be modified for 2nd grade through high school students.

$250/ 1 Hour Classroom Skype

| Galas & Fundraisers

Do you need a fun and engaging keynote speaker for your gala or yearly fundraiser? Stephanie energizes the crowd while simultaneously helping to raise funds for your not-for-profit’s conservation mission. She can be a keynote speaker, a special guest or co-host on the stage, or even provide items for your silent auctions.

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Featured  Presentations


| Becoming Wild Guide

Stephanie shares her story, from growing up in the mid-west to her travels around the world. Steph focuses on how she overcame obstacles and scored amazing jobs as a zookeeper, wildlife rescuer, research assistant, dive guide, and of course, the host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom.
Wild Kingdom- Reef Madness

| Wildlife Filmmaking

Stephanie lets you behind-the-scenes of hosting a wildlife show. Learn the roles of a director, producer, writer, and cinematographer. See how they get “on-location,” how they get the shots, and how to repeat lines when you’re face-t0-face with a cobra.

| Women in the Wild

Women all over the globe have worked hard, overcame adversity, and adjusted to working in a male-dominated field for centuries. Hear stories from women across the fields of science, animal care, and wildlife management and learn how nevertheless, they persisted – all to protect wildlife and wild places.

| African Penguins

Learn how humans have pushed African penguins to the brink of extinction and how the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, their partners, and people like you are on a mission to save the last 1% of the African penguin population by giving them artificial nests.
Stephanie is a wildlife warrior, educating people wherever she goes to care more about the natural world. She is also a great inspiration for girls everywhere to tackle big problems and to be leaders.David Kleven (Critterman)
David Kleven (Critterman)Animal Edutainment
An exceptional, intelligent, and driven individual who is constantly working to make the world a better place. Having her speak on the stage at SharkCon was an honor.Spencer Steward
Spencer StewardSharkCon
“Steph is a force of nature. It honestly seems like her energy is inexhaustible - and it stems from her deep and passionate love for wildlife and the planet. I know this because I’ve been lucky enough to get to know her over the last few years, and what I’ve witnessed is that everything she does is driven by her authentic role as a spokesperson for good things in the world - starting with conservation and a sustainable way of life. Just TRY to be around her and not get excited about the possibilities. It’s impossible. We need more Stephanie Arne’s!”Chris Morgan
Chris MorganWildlife Media & UPROAR
Speaking Engagements

Stephanie is a story-teller at heart. Her style is dynamic, fun, and impactful. She weaves her world-wide experiences with people and animals into talks that make kids laugh and adults think twice about their daily actions.

Book Stephanie to Speak >

Wild Kingdom

Cheetahs, crocodiles, and Kangaroos! Can’t get enough Wild Kingdom? Follow Stephanie and get behind the scenes as she searches for fascinating wildlife across the globe, and meets the people working to protect them.

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Women in the Wild

Looking for inspiration? Learn how amazing women like, Stephanie, began working in wildlife conservation, science, and film. Browse profiles and learn from unsung heroes, and up-and-coming female leaders.

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“Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.”

– Oprah Winfrey