15, Nov, 2014

Award-winning Author Marti MacGibbon Speaks to SSU Students and Faculty


Marti MacGibbon is a humorous inspirational speaker, nationally award-winning author, and an expert on trauma resolution and addiction. She is a survivor of human trafficking, domestic violence, PTSD, homelessness and hard-core drug addiction who turned her life around using simple, effective strategies that anyone can employ to create positive changes in their own lives. As a nationally recognized speaker and internationally known author, she is passionate about human rights issues and improving the status of women.

Marti spoke to Women and Gender Studies scholars and faculty as part of their feminist lecture series. She is an advocate for victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, and sexual abuse and assault.

Ms. MacGibbon speaks on overcoming adversity, inspiration, addiction recovery and health and wellness.  And she’s funny. After pulling herself up out of poverty, addiction and trauma, she began working as a comedian. Marti has traveled the U.S. as a professional standup comic, and has performed at the world-famous Comedy Store and the Improv in Hollywood.

Marti MacGibbon is a resilience expert and overcoming adversity speaker.

Marti MacGibbon is a resilience expert and overcoming adversity speaker.

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