2014 U.S. Paralympian / Adaptive Snowboarding
At 19, after experiencing flu-like symptoms, Amy was rushed to the hospital in a state of septic shock. En route, she experienced respiratory and multiple organ failure, which caused her to lose circulation to her extremities. When she entered into the hospital she was given less than a 2% chance of survival, put on life support and placed into a coma.
Child Welfare Activist, New York Times Bestselling Author, Keynote Speaker
Ashley Rhodes-Courter is the quintessential American success story. Born in 1985 to a single teen mother, by the age of 3 she was in Florida's foster care system where she spent almost ten years being shuttled between 14 homes”some quite abusive”before being adopted from a Children's Home at the age of twelve.
Award-winning Actor, Best-selling Author, and Philanthropist
Hill Harper is a humanitarian, an award-winning actor, best-selling author, entrepreneur, health and wellness ambassador/educator and philanthropist. Harper currently stars as Dr. Marcus Andrews on TV's #1 new drama The Good Doctor on ABC.
Former NBA Player, Chairman and CEO Magic Johnson Enterprises
NBA Legend…2-Time Hall of Famer… Olympian_ Entrepreneur… Philanthropist… and Motivational Speaker are just a few honors of distinction that show the culmination of greatness possessed by Earvin “Magic” Johnson. The business mogul has successfully parlayed his skills and tenacity on the court into the business world, propelling his company to the status of #1 Urban Brand in America.
Creator and Founder of Spanx
Sara Blakely wanted footless body-shaping pantyhose to wear with her cream-colored pants and open-toed shoes, but she couldn’t find them anywhere. As a frustrated consumer turned entrepreneur, Blakely took $5,000 in savings and began her adventure in the $2 billion male-dominated hosiery industry.
Keynote Speaker, Communications Expert, Specialist on Presence and Influence, Award-Winning Journalist, and Pilot
Stephanie Goetz speaks about and coaches Fortune 500 C-suite leaders and executives on how to elevate their communication, increase their impact and develop their authentic influence and presence. This Emmy-nominated former broadcaster will motivate and challenge your teams to develop these crucial leadership skills with practical and actionable advice.
Co-Founder of Apple, Author, Philanthropist
A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple's first line of products the Apple I and II and influenced the popular Macintosh. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak's Apple I personal computer. The following year, he introduced his Apple II personal computer, featuring a central processing unit, a keyboard, color graphics, and a floppy disk drive. The Apple II was integral in launching the personal computer industry.