Kathy James is a dynamic Suicide Prevention Speaker, Author, and Instructional Design Expert. With a magnetic presence, Kathy has graced prestigious platforms, including TEDx, captivating audiences globally with her brave and vulnerable storytelling. Kathy has been featured in various media outlets, including the pages of Community Now Magazine. Drawing from her own battles, Kathy fosters resiliency and promotes mental health, equipping her audience globally with the tools they need to cultivate inner strength and lead fulfilling lives. Kathy's unique ability to connect with her audience stems from her boldness and vulnerability. In addition to her speaking, Kathy is currently working on her upcoming book, "My Fight Against the Odds," which serves as both a memoir and a self-help guide for individuals striving to thrive despite life's challenges. When she is not on stage, training, or working on her book, Kathy dedicates her time to her family and to young adult mentorship, embodying her motto: "If I can win my fight, with the odds stacked against me, so can you!"
Act 1 of SPEAK: Growth features 7 incredible talks to start our show. (click the photo to read their bio)
🎤 ADRIAN GOODWIN: “Resilience is Non-Negotiable”
🎤 KATHY JAMES: “Turning the Page: From Darkness to Light”
🎤 ANDREA DE LONEY: “Grow through Grief”
🎤 DR. NATHALIE LILAVOIS.: “The Next Phase”
🎤 JIM SABELLICO.: “No Half Cakes”
🎤 SARAH CAVANAUGH.: “The Talk: Not the One You Think”
🎤 LEA GARINIS.: “Hope Never Fails”
Act 2 of SPEAK: Growth features a LIVE recording of The SPEAK Podcast where our hosts, George, Jason, and Fred will sit for a fireside chat with the SPEAKers of the Growth pop-up event to close out the show.