Marti MacGibbon with Attorney Advocate Rose Mukhar.
Marti MacGibbon is a professional humorous motivational speaker, an award-winning author, and an expert on trauma resolution and addiction. She is an empowered survivor of human trafficking, PTSD, and addiction. January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Marti’s busy advocating and educating multidisciplinary teams of professionals about the issue, and about how to recognize and assist victims and survivors of human trafficking.
The 2018 Arizona Correctional Educators Conference theme was, “Get Your Rockstar On!” As opening keynote speaker on June 1st, Marti delivered a high-energy, funny, and exhilarating speech peppered with punchlines, quotes from rockstars, and surefire strategies for reducing stress, amping up self-motivation, and building resiliency. Marti also delivered a breakout session that expanded on the content delivered in the keynote.
Marti got a chance to strum a giant electric guitar and surf alongside Elvis. Check out the pics on the right. She also did a book signing of both Fierce, Funny, and Female and Never Give in to Fear.
Humorous inspirational speaker Marti MacGibbon delivered the keynote speech at the Keys to Sustaining Recovery Conference in Asheville, North Carolina. The conference is designed for substance abuse, mental health, psychology, criminal justice, human services and other healthcare professionals. It was held at Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus on May 3rd, 4th and 5th of 2017. Marti is author of two nationally award-winning memoirs, Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All the Way Up from Rock Bottom and Fierce, Funny, and Female: A Journey Through Middle America, the Texas Oil Field, and Standup Comedy.
This year’s Geminus Community Partners Conference in Merrillville, Indiana focused on secondary trauma. Marti MacGibbon delivered the opening keynote speech to an audience that included judges, community leaders, and professionals in a variety of fields: juvenile justice, child protective services, social work, behavioral health, addiction treatment, marriage and family therapy, legal and judicial, and healthcare. Marti’s powerful personal comeback story, clinical expertise, and skill as a humorist all contribute to a dynamic, informative, and inspiring presentation that is also entertaining.