Overcoming Adversity Speakers

  • Yossi Ghinsberg

    Adventurer, Inspirational Storyteller, Author: Heart of the Amazon

    Yossi Ghinsberg’s business adventures include: a tech entrepreneur in the heart of Silicon Valley, VP of a groundbreaking medical corporation and the visionary behind Chalalan the most celebrated eco-resort in the Bolivian Amazon. A world explorer and epic storyteller, he is a graduate of philosophy …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    NA
  • Rene Godefroy

    Living the American Dream: From Impoverished Childhood to CEO

    History is replete with people whose actions radically changed the world. Some are household names and others are ordinary people from obscure corners around the world. Yet, they all have one thing in common: They pushed beyond the frontier of their limits and went an …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    GA
  • Tracey Gold

    Eating Disorder Survivor, Television Actress

    Clearly one of the most sought after keynote speakers in the country today on eating disorders, Tracey Gold, who spent seven years playing Carol Seaver on the sitcom "GROWING PAINS," battled with anorexia as a teenager and had her story pounced upon by tabloid magazines …Read More

    Fee Range:
    Call for Fee
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Ron 'Gus' Gustafson

    Turning a Setback into a Comeback

    Raised on a farm in Lyons, Nebraska, Ron "Gus" Gustafson was a standout basketball player in high school in spite of having lost his right arm and shoulder in a tragic childhood farm accident. After a knee injury ended his collegiate basketball career, he was …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    NE
  • Scott Hamilton

    Olympic Skating Icon and Cancer Survivor

    The most recognized male figure skating star in the world, Scott Hamilton has won 70 titles, awards and honors including an Emmy Award nomination, induction into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame and a privileged member of the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    TN
  • Phil Hansen

    Internationally-recognized Multimedia Artist, Author, Innovator

    Referred to by his fans as “the Artist for the People”, Phil Hansen is an internationally recognized multimedia artist, speaker, author and innovator -- at the forefront of bringing art to a wider audience. Crashing irreverently through conventional boundaries, Phil works at the intersection of …Read More

    Fee Range:
    Call for Fee
    Traveling From:
    MN
  • Devon Harris

    Three Time Winter Olympian & Jamaican Bobsled Team Captain

    As an original member of the 1988 Jamacian bobsled team and captain of the 1992 and 1998 teams; 3-time Olympian, Devon Harris achieved his grand dream. His current dream is to inspire others to achieve thiers. His real life story of preserverance and persistence combined …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    NY
  • Donna Hartley

    Inspirational Speaker, Author, Plane Crash, Cancer, & Heart Survivor

    Donna Hartley is a true survivor! On March 1, 1978 - survived a fiery DC-10 plane crash that transformed her life in seconds and inspired her to testify to change airline safety regulations. On March 1, 2002 - was diagnosed with Stage …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Ed Hearn

    Former New York Mets Catcher

    In 1986, Ed Hearn fulfilled his childhood dream as a member of the World Champion New York Mets. The following year with the Kansas City Royals, he was set to make those big "million dollar bank deposits" today's professional athletes are accustomed to, when suddenly, …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    KS
  • Alan Hobson

    Mt. Everest Climber, Summiteer, Cancer Survivor

    At the age of 29, international bestselling author and worldwide adventurer Alan Hobson set out to realize his greatest childhood dream. It took him 10 grueling self-guided and self-organized expeditions to high altitude, including three expeditions to Mt. Everest, each of which required $250,000 to …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $10,001-$15,000
    Traveling From:
    AB
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