Overcoming Obstacles

How does one muster the courage to persevere in the face of sheer adversity? Speakers.com overcoming adversity keynote speakers demonstrate the determination, self-confidence and the drive to win in spite of overwhelming obstacles. Our engaging and inspirational speakers share their stories of dedication, motivation and sacrifice and instill a true winning spirit in their audience.

Sharon Wood

First North American Woman to Climb Everest

First North American Woman to Climb Everest On May 20, 1986, at 9:00 pm, Sharon Wood became the first North American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world, and just the sixth woman […]

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Unknown, Canada

Lucinda Yates

Inspirational Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Inspirational Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Lucinda Yates, the founder and CEO of Designs By Lucinda was born with the heart and passion of a true entrepreneur. At the age 9 she was organizing neighborhood carnivals to raise money for Cerebral Palsy […]

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$5,000 to $10,000
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Travels From
Maine, United States

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