Are you currently looking for a speaker to teach you how to overcome adversity and succeed in business and life? Do you want your audience to leave pleased and happy? How about student-athletes who may have everything going for them, to suddenly lose it all after a career-ending injury? If so, Darcy Keith is THE speaker who gives true information, insight, and joy in her presentations.
Known as “The Queen of Survival” and “The Miracle Child", Darcy Keith is an internationally recognized award winning professional speaker and author. As the only unbuckled backseat survivor in her fatal car crash, Darcy, a 22 year-old Ball State senior, had to learn how to begin life again - mentally, physically, and emotionally. Her "career ending injury" left her in a coma with two traumatic brain injuries and paralysis to half of her body, as well as relying on life support to help her breathe. Over the years, Darcy has overcome her many life-altering experiences with success and has emerged as an expert on surviving and thriving through life's challenges and trials.
Darcy has served as the keynote speaker for seminars, conferences, corporations, non-profits, colleges, and associations. Her most popular Keynote, "Survive and Thrive: How to Overcome Adversity and Live the Life You Really Want", has been shared with thousands of people. Darcy has appeared on various television and radio venues around the country, including ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX, with folks such as ABC news reporter Bob Woodruff. She has received numerous awards, including being awarded as an Indiana Hero by the Indiana Pacers basketball organization in 2008, the 2006 ThinkFirst National Speaker of the Year, 2000 Ball State University Graduate of the Last Decade, and many others.
Specifically requested to present the "Traffic Education and Decision Making" module of the NFL's Rookie Success program for the Baltimore Ravens and the Indianaplis Colts, Darcy is also professional speaker, author, advocate, and leader.
Darcy is a contributing author to three books: “Refined by Fire: Discovering Victory Through Adversity”, “Women Like Us: Real Stories and Strategies for Living Your Best Life”. and "Leading the Way: Stories of Inspiration and Leadership."
Why should you hire this national award-winning speaker and author?
The audience will learn: The SECRET formula to overcoming adversity. Make good choices when things happen that are not in your control. Be happier by getting back and focusing on the basics of life. Understand how to persevere through tough times. Learn how to beat the odds and achieve the unimaginable goals in life. Challenges others to make and strive for higher goals.
Popular Presentations in the "Turning Quicksand Into Solid Ground" series:
"Survive and Thrive: How to Overcome Adversity and Live the Life You Really Want"
"The Miracle Child: How to Set Higher Goals and Achieve the Unimaginable In Life"
"Move It: How to Deal with Change"
"5 Tips for Creating a Better Future"
"It's About Hope: Rebuilding Your Life When It's Turned Upside Down"
"Silent But Violent: How to Sniff Out and Prevent Brain Injuries"
"Just Buckle It: How to Make Good Decisions Behind the Wheel and In Life"
"Me and My Big Feet: How to Take A Stand and Be A Leader In Your Organization"
"The Little Decison: How to Make Good Decisions and Reduce Stress In Life"
"From Your House to the Statehouse: How to Provide Effective Testimony When You Have A Disability"
Life is full of adversity and difficult obstacles, some of which may seem unbearable. How do we get past those life altering situations that drastically change us? Darcy Keith, a motivational speaker in Indiana, has helped thousands of different people overcome their daunting challenges. An internationally renowned inspirational speaker, Darcy Keith can teach you how get your life back after enduring a difficult hardship.