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.

Cathrine Ann

Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Inspirational Speaker & Author

Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Inspirational Speaker & Author Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Cathrine has achieved a level of success few would have expected: She divides her time between two businesses; she heads Consumer Connection Inc. and as such, has […]

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$10,001 to $20,000
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Travels From
Unknown, Canada


Patty Arvielo

Inspirational Latino Entrepreneur and CEO & Co-Founder of New American Funding

Inspirational Hispanic Entrepreneur and CEO & Co-Founder of a Top Mortgage Lender Patty Arvielo started her career in the financial industry at 16 years old with a hard work ethic, boundless curiosity, and a thirst to succeed. Over forty years […]

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Travels From
Nevada, United States


John Baumann

Internationally-Recognized Inspirational, Motivational and Educational Speaker with Parkinson’s Disease

Internationally-Recognized Inspirational, Motivational and Educational Speaker with Parkinson’s Disease John Baumann, a Motivational Speaker with Parkinson’s, offers a unique perspective that resonates deeply with audiences worldwide. Despite living with Parkinson’s disease for over 20 years, John leads a fulfilling life, […]

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Travels From
Florida, United States


Dr. Lonise P. Bias

Social Services Advocate, Community Activist and Inspirational Speaker

Social Services Advocate, Community Activist and Inspirational Speaker Dr. Lonise Bias has moved from grief to empowerment, passing on over thirty years of wisdom inspiring, encouraging and empowering her audiences.  She has become a internationally known motivational speaker, trainer, certified […]

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


Ryan Blair

Self-Made Multimillionaire and Serial Entrepreneur-Breaking All the Business Rules

Self-Made Multimillionaire and Serial Entrepreneur Ryan Blair is a serial entrepreneur, establishing his first company, 24-7 Tech when he was only twenty-one years old. Since then, he has created and actively invested in multiple start-ups and has become a self-made […]

In-Person Fee Range
$20,001 to $50,000
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Travels From
California, United States


Rocky Bleier

Vietnam Vet and Four-Time NFL Super Bowl Champion

Vietnam Vet and Four-Time NFL Super Bowl Champion Rocky Bleier’s story – a gripping tale of courage on both the football fields of America and the battle fields of Vietnam – has held audiences in rapt attention for years. Yet, […]

In-Person Fee Range
$5,000 to $10,000
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Travels From
Pennsylvania, United States


Molly Bloom

Award-Winning, Inspirational Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Bestselling Author of Molly’s Game, an Oscar-Nominated Film

Award-Winning, Inspirational Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Bestselling Author of Molly’s Game, an Oscar-Nominated Film Molly Bloom is an inspirational keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Molly’s Game. She is best known for her memoir, Molly’s Game, which was adapted […]

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$20,001 to $50,000
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Travels From
California, United States


Dana Bowman

Retired Army Special Forces Sergeant First Class, Double Amputee and Sought-After Inspirational Speaker

Retired Army Special Forces Sergeant First Class, Double Amputee and Sought-After Inspirational Speaker Dana Bowman has astounded the nation and the world with his drive, determination, and will to succeed. He is a retired Sergeant First Class with the U.S. […]

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


Shannon Boxx

Professional Athlete, Mentor, and Now Successful Business Woman

Professional Athlete, Mentor, and Now Successful Business Woman Olympic Speaker Shannon Boxx is a retired American Soccer player who played for the University of Notre Dame where she helped the Fighting Irish win the school’s first NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship. […]

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Travels From
California, United States


Rhonda Britten

Life Coach on NBC's "Starting Over" and Founder of the Fearless Living Institute

Life Coach on NBC’s “Starting Over” and Founder of the Fearless Living Institute Whether that’s a fear of rejection or loss; fear of failure or success; fear of abandonment or pain, Rhonda has created a method for anyone anywhere to […]

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


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