Co-founder GoodThink, Presidential Point of Light & Award-Winning Author
Amy Blankson is the only person to be named a Point of Light by two Presidents (President Bush and President Clinton). She received a Presidential appointment to serve a five-year term on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National Service, and was one of the youngest delegates to the Presidents' Summit for America's Future. Amy received her BA from Harvard and MBA from Yale School of Management.
Entrepreneur, Runner, Risk Taker, Leader and Founder of [solidcore] and Back On My Feet
Anne M. Mahlum is an entrepreneur who knows how to create and build with purpose¦and she knows how to do it fast. She is currently the owner and CEO of a fast-growing boutique fitness company she founded in DC in 2013 called [solidcore] - www.solidcore.co.
This powerful successful woman, with heart and determination, will awaken your audiences to action.
Picture a Firecracker in your presence. Annie's light and spark sets the listeners on fire. They can't sleep, text or drift. The sparks fly and the audience comes alive with laughter, interest, and no more excuses.
Actress, Activist, Humanitarian
Ashley Judd is well known for dexterously starring in both box office hits and for turning in unforgettable performances in fine independent films. From her debut in Sundance Film Festival grand jury prize winner, Ruby In Paradise, to Where the Heart Is, Simon Burch, Helen, De-Lovely and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, her films tell very personal stories-- which is exactly what Judd does when she is not making movies.
Sociologist, Author, Entertainer
No one defies stereotypes, generalizations or cliches more than Dr. Bertice Berry. Growing up poor in Wilmington, Delaware, the sixth of seven children, Bertice was told by a high school teacher that she was "not college material". Fortunately, there was another teacher who believed that she was destined for more.
Founder, The Wild Institute
Award winning speaker and business owner, Chris Heeter, is out to create a wild revolution in the workplace. As a wilderness guide for over 28 years, Chris has led and worked with countless teams, helping them literally and figuratively, find their way as a group and as individuals.
Funny Motivational Speaker Colette Carlson is a human connection expert who knows the difference between trendy topics and timeless truths specific to maximizing relationships, revenue and results.
Colette Carlson is a human behavior expert and keynote speaker who inspires individuals to connect and communicate in real and relevant ways. How to create effective connections, and leverage them for greater success, is the thread woven into every one of Colette's presentations.
Olympic Swimming Champion
Dara Torres is arguably the fastest female swimmer in America. She entered her first international swimming competition at age 14 and competed in her first Olympic Games a few years later in 1984.