Adrienne is a retired high school mathematics teacher turned active participant in the skeptic community.
Since 2005, she worked with Tourette Canada, followed by The Tourette OCD Alberta Network, as an educational consultant and in-service provider focussing on combatting myths surrounding Tourette Syndrome, OCD, and ADHD while providing strategies for the classroom, workplace, and home.
With her extensive experience and expertise regarding Tourette Syndrome, Hill has been interviewed by Susan Gerbic, Richard Saunders and Kenny Biddle.
Adrienne has been a Guerilla Skepticism on Wikipedia (GSoW) editor, under the leadership of Susan Gerbic, since 2019. She has spoken at multiple, virtual Skepticamps (New York City and Monterey Bay), and moderated her own Skepticamp for Calgary in 2021.
She was part of Richard Saunder’s Great Australian Prediction Project, which researched and scored almost 4,000 Australian psychics’ predictions.
Adrienne has given many virtual presentations during the pandemic and would be happy to continue doing so.
She travels extensively, (when there isn’t a pandemic on) so would be happy to give an in-person talk or meet at a restaurant, pub, or museum to hang out.
She recently gave an in person talk for the Sydney Skeptics (2023) during her vacation.
Presenting my skeptical journey at my first conference on May 6, 2023, was a fantastic experience. I had the privilege of joining an international group of esteemed speakers, including Aron Ra, Seth Andrews, and my friend from Australia, Richard Saunders.
It was a very busy time for me, as I was also serving as the co-chair of the conference. Fortunately, an outstanding committee worked tirelessly to bring the magic to life. I congratulate them all for making it a fun event.
My favourite quote from the weekend is from Kat Mac, who I feel summed up the weekend perfectly: "It was one of the best weekends of my life, just an incredible time...Three years of lockdown made me feel dead inside, but I am among the living again AND I got hugs!"
We learned many valuable lessons, but as Kenny Biddle wisely advises, "Never Stop Learning." This means that the next conference will be even better.
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