It takes courage in a series of many moments to be successful. Allison Massari’s journey is the quintessential story of courage.
As a celebrated resilience keynote speaker, entrepreneur, executive coach, and interdisciplinary artist, Allison Massari knows what it takes to overcome and transcend devastating and seemingly impossible odds. After suffering two traumatic and nearly fatal car accidents, one where she endured severe burns on over 50% of her body, Allison’s tenacity, drive, curiosity, and unflagging hope propelled her to rise above extreme hardship and reach pinnacle achievements, both professionally and personally.
A fiery voice for the potent power of courage, kindness, and indestructible perseverance, Allison has been recognized with esteemed speaking engagements at TEDxZaragoza in Spain, speaking on “The Future of Happiness” and on the main platform at the Million Dollar Round Table Conference, with an audience of 8,600 from 75 countries. She has been featured on multiple media outlets including, ABC News, FOX, and NBC networks and was named as one of the Top Ten Best Motivational Speakers by Meetings and Conventions magazine.
Allison’s experiences have given her the authority, compassion, and insight to be able to approach any challenge head-on, knowing that a “never-say-die” attitude is what it takes to reach our goals. In her words: “A certain confidence comes when we feel equipped to handle a crisis or unexpected events in life. That assurance… resilience… fearlessness... is borne from our willingness to grow from our experiences, and to always, always believe that we will get to the other side of any challenge.”
Through the power of storytelling, Allison takes her audiences on a journey, allowing them to fully understand the steps to embrace change and achieve true success. From adversity to vitality, from pain to hope and courage, Allison instills essential tools of self-mastery, and teaches how to quickly access grace and resilience in the face of challenges.
The backdrop of her breathtaking keynote displays images of her stirring and stunning artwork that are in the permanent collection of the Vatican and the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida.