Senior Exec., Walgreens Boots Alliance & Author
Pemberton’s story is about defying the odds— overcoming abuse and neglect as an orphan in foster care to become a corporate executive, enlightened diversity leader, visionary youth advocate and acclaimed speaker.
Olympic / Paralympic Games Medalist
Patrick “Blake” Leeper was born a bilateral below-the-knee amputee, but he was raised to believe the only disability in life is a bad attitude. Using prosthetics at an early age, he has overcome many obstacles.
Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor
On April 15, 2013, Marathon Monday in Boston, Heather Abbott set out on an annual tradition with friends: attending a Red Sox game, followed by a walk to the marathon finish line. She didn't realize this day would change her life forever.
Boston Marathon Bombing Hero & Author
A survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing and a national hero, Jeff Bauman shares his story in a presentation that will uplift and inspire.
NYT Best-Selling Author & Motivational Leader
Acclaimed author Wes Moore energizes audiences with his remarkable personal story of overcoming adversity through education, embracing personal responsibility and emerging as an inspirational leader.
Victim of Post-9/11 Shooting Spree
Rais Bhuiyan has a remarkable story — one that continually inspires people to interview him about his campaign, World Without Hate. His captivating speeches educate others on the regenerative power of forgiveness.
Spinal Cord Injury-Recovering Athlete
A world-renowned athlete and adventurer, speaker Grant Korgan continues to climb and ski around the globe after having suffered a spinal cord injury and advocates for choosing positivity through adversity.
Teacher & Student Inspirational Speakers
Donna Porter and DJ Batiste have a story that is sure to inspire all audiences. Porter has dedicated her life to the field of education and changed DJ Batiste’s life by introducing him to Conscious Discipline.