Athlete, Runway Model, Actress & Double Amputee
Aimee Mullins was born without fibulae and, to better her chances for mobility, doctors amputated both her legs below the knee. Defying all predictions that her physical activities would be severely limited, Aimee learned to walk on prosthetic legs by her second birthday, and spent her childhood excelling in athletic activities: swimming, biking, softball, soccer, and skiing, always alongside “able-bodied” kids with flesh and bone legs. Read More >
As the pace of business accelerates and established industries spin off, evolve, or die, executives face a world far more complex than that of even a decade ago. Competition, technology, paradigm shifts, and globalization make “business as usual” more like “crisis as usual.” As organizations face these challenges, leaders must continually decide how to respond. Turning away is not an option… so how can challenges be addressed in new ways? How can adverse conditions be viewed with curiosity and wonder? Is it possible for your business to thrive when your industry overall is in survival mode? Read More >
Aimee Mullins will share how she has chosen to answer these questions and how every individual can adopt the mindset that adversity and change are not to be dreaded, but actually welcomed as exciting parts of today’s “new normal.” From this vantage point, Aimee will share how she creates her path to success by taking the audience on a journey through some of the critical decision points she faced in her life—a life that has seen experiences at the Pentagon, the Olympics, in business, acting, modeling, and as the President of the Women’s Sports Foundation. Most importantly, through Aimee’s experiences, listeners will see their personal and professional challenges through a powerful new lens and learn to respond to them in even more authentic, effective and meaningful ways. Read Less ^
"Aimee was great! She gave a stellar performance – we ran short on time at the end and really left folks wanting more. I could listen to her all day and wish we could have. Thanks for everything."