Molly is a nationally sought after Youth Motivational Speaker. She has dedicated the past 18 years to empowering today’s youth to be resilient and take charge of their future.
Molly grew up in a dysfunctional family with addiction, divorce, abuse, neglect, abandonment, suffered from an eating disorder, was suicidal and a runaway at 15 years old.
Molly ‘walks the walk’ when it comes to resiliency, grit and perseverance. She turned her pain into a purpose and has achieved many life goals. Some of these goals include becoming an author, Ironman Triathlete (140.6 miles), bodybuilding champion, and successful female youth motivational speaker. Molly has also earned her master’s degree, jumped out of an airplane and walked across fire.
Molly’s message empowers teens to overcome their obstacles, be successful and thrive! Teens and educators love her 100% clean humor and ability to truly connect with her audience.
“Creating the Champion Within: How to Leave the Excuses Behind” (School Assembly Program or Leadership Keynote)
Molly helps students drop the excuses and show up ready to learn and succeed. Through personal stories and appropriate humor, your students will learn how to improve their mental fitness and develop a resilient mindset that breeds confidence and success.
Your students will:
- Develop resiliency from life’s obstacles
- Shift towards a growth mindset
- Become more responsible for their future
“Dude, I’m Awesome!” (Teen & Leadership Workshop)
This high-energy and interactive workshop will help teens become better leaders by embracing the importance of knowing they are valuable, have a purpose and they matter!
Your students will:
- Learn to validate from within
- Improve their self-talk and mindset
- Increase self-confidence
“Why Won’t Your Students Listen to You?” (Professional Development Program for Educators)
As a veteran educator, Molly helps experienced educators achieve instant connections with their students so they can create an environment students love coming to and learning in, rather than battling every day for cooperation and engagement.
Your educators will:
- Be able to quickly form connections with students in a more purposeful way
- Learn to create an environment students enjoy
- Create more resilient and resourceful students
- See the potential in ‘that kid’ more than the problem
*Interactive Strategy Session with staff after the presentation.
Creating the Champion Within: How to Get Up When Life Knocks You Down Buy Here
“We usually take some heat from our faculty for cutting into their contact time. Not one person complained. I actually received numerous emails complimenting our officers for choosing Molly.”
Stacy Rominger, STUCO Advisor, Orchard Park HS
“Rarely does a speaker impact staff as much as the kids! Molly was engaging, hysterical and real. Need a speaker, this is your lady.”
Danielle Greco, Special Education Teacher, JFK MS
“It’s definitely worth the investment to have Molly Speak to your students.”
Gretchen Cercone, Principal, Cheektowaga-Sloan School District
“Molly’s message is very clear, powerful and most important, she connects with students.”
Joe Lucenti, Principal (retired) Akron HS
“The Professional Development presentation feedback was 100% positive. Our staff went out of their way to find me or email me.”
Christine Hart, Principal, Hamilton Township School District
“You are such an inspiration! It warms my heart that students have already reached out to you! They were listening! Your presentation was outstanding! The way you’ve blended your ‘stuff’ with humor and inspiration while remaining relatable on every level amazed me! You certainly know how to both spark and maintain the student’s interest.”
Bev Weber, PTO Board Member, Freetown-Lakeville, MS
“I rarely get more than two words out of my daughter after school. Today she voluntarily told me about the assembly and how good the speaker was, that she was very relatable. I asked her how she felt at the end and she said ‘Like I wanted to do my best.’”
Anne, mother of 7th grader
“I was very moved by your presentation. It was the best motivational assembly we’ve ever had at HLCS. At one point, I was moved to tears thinking about how awesome the message was you were delivering, how much I hoped my own children were truly listening, and we all needed to hear it.”
Michele Schultz, Science Teacher, Houghton Lake Central School District
Tonawanda, New York