Marti MacGibbon, CADC-II, ACRPS, is a nationally renowned humorous inspirational speaker, an internationally known author, and an expert on addiction recovery and trauma resolution. Marti delivered the keynote speech at a National Recovery Month Event in the Metropolitan Correctional Center, a federal penitentiary in downtown Chicago. This event was the first of its kind in the federal prison system. Her talk focused on recovery, resilience, and hope, and included strategies for strengthening recovery, maintaining a positive mental attitude, and managing stress.
4, Sep, 2016
Marti MacGibbon Delivers Dynamic Keynote to HHS Agency Self Sufficiency Services Division
Marti MacGibbon delivered a funny, inspiring, and informative keynote speech and workshop at the Health and Human Services Agency, Self Sufficiency Services Division of Napa, California on June 10th. Administrators hired Marti to speak to social services and behavioral health professionals during their annual Staff Appreciation Day. Marti touched upon her powerful personal story, and provided insights into and sure-fire strategies for stress management, having more fun, getting and connected and staying connected to your authentic self and a positive support network.
19, Aug, 2016
Marti MacGibbon, CADC-II, ACRPS, Keynotes 2016 MECAM Conference
Marti MacGibbon, CADC-II, ACRPS, is an award-winning recovery advocate and a leading humorous inspirational keynote speaker on addiction and recovery. Her nationally award-winning, addiction memoir, Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All the Way Up from Rock Bottom, is an Amazon bestseller in two categories: Memoirs of Women and Feminist Theory. Ms. MacGibbon is an expert on trauma resolution and addiction. In her own life, Marti overcame being trafficked to Tokyo and held prisoner by Japanese organized crime, domestic violence, severe PTSD, homelessness, and hard-core drug addiction.
21, Feb, 2016
Marti MacGibbon Speaks at Women in Successful Enterprises Fundraiser
Humorous inspirational speaker, human trafficking survivor/advocate and nationally award-winning author Marti MacGibbon delivered a dynamic and uplifting keynote speech at an event organized by Women in Successful Enterprises (WISE). The event, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was a fundraiser benefiting the Manasseh Project, an anti-trafficking organization that serves victims and survivors in West Michigan.
Ms. MacGibbon is a national survivor leader and advocate who has lobbied at the White House and State Department on policy and mental health services for human trafficking victims and survivors.
22, Jan, 2016
Marti MacGibbon Speaks at Mentari U.S.A. Events in NYC
Marti MacGibbon is a human trafficking survivor, a humorous inspirational speaker, an award-winning author and advocate, and an expert on trauma resolution and addiction recovery. January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and on January 15th, Marti delivered a keynote speech to survivors and advocates in New York, New York. The event, at the Unitarian Church All Souls, 1157 Lexington Avenue in NYC, celebrated Mentari U.S.A., a non-profit founded and led by survivors Shandra Woworuntu and Ima Matul.
Marti MacGibbon Speaks to Re-entry Population in Cass-Pulaski County
Humorous inspirational speaker Marti MacGibbon delivered a high energy, informative, and entertaining presentation on addiction recovery, resilience, and self-empowerment to clients in re-entry from the Cass-Pulaski County Community Corrections. Marti is a survivor of hard-core drug addiction, adolescent sexual assault/abuse, human trafficking, domestic violence, PTSD and homelessness who turned her life around using simple and effective strategies that anyone can employ to create positive change.
The event was held at IVY Tech Community College in Logansport, Indiana. After her talk, Ms.
6, Jan, 2016
Laff-Aholics 2015 Raises $11,450 for Transitional Housing Facilities in Indy
Laff-Aholics Comedy Benefit for Recovery 2015 raised $11,450 dollars for our beneficiaries, Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation and Foundation for Court Promoted Recovery. Both beneficiaries are non-profits in Indianapolis that provide access to treatment for addiction and mental health services. Humorous inspirational speaker and standup comic Marti MacGibbon is founder, producer and emcee of the annual event. One hundred percent of the profits from the show go to beneficiaries.
17, Oct, 2014
Marti MacGibbon Receives Standing Ovation at Indiana National Recovery Month Symposium
Marti MacGibbon with event planner Jill Fuqua of FSSA Division of Mental Health and Addiction at INARMS Conference
Marti MacGibbon is a humorous inspirational speaker and nationally award-winning author who holds five professional certifications in addiction treatment. The title of her plenary presentation was, “Recovery, Resilience, and the Power of Gratitude.” The capacity audience of addiction treatment professionals and service provides gave her a standing ovation. The statewide annual conference in Indiana was facilitated by FSSA Division of Mental Health and Addiction, State of Indiana.
3, Oct, 2014
Marti MacGibbon Keynotes 40th Anniversary Break The Cycle Celebration
Marti MacGibbon, humorous inspirational speaker, nationally award-winning author, and addiction specialist, delivered the keynote speech at Community Health Center’s 40th Anniversary of their Break the Cycle Celebration. The event, held at Quaker Station in downtown Akron, attracted a full capacity audience, and inspired all attendees to celebrate recovery and break away the stigma surrounding addiction and co-occurring issues.
14, Aug, 2014
Legendary Actor Louis Gossett, Jr. is Guest on Kickass Personal Transformation
Louis Gossett, Jr. is a legendary actor and creator of Eracism Foundation.
Heartfelt thanks to legendary actor and humanitarian Louis Gossett, Jr. for being my guest on Pure Motive Radio. On my show, Kickass Personal Transformation with Marti MacGibbon, we focus on recovery, healing, forgiveness, gratitude and other transformative life forces that anyone can tap into and practice in daily life to create kickass positive change. Louis Gossett, Jr.