Bonnie St. John is a celebrated keynote speaker and leadership consultant for over five hundred different companies, non-profits, and organizations. Despite having her right leg amputated at age five, she became the first African-American ever to win Olympic or Paralympic medals in ski racing, taking home a silver and two bronze medals in downhill events at the 1984 Paralympics.
Bonnie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University and earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford. After returning to the US, she was appointed by President Bill Clinton as a Director for Human Capital Policy on the White House National Economic Council.
She is the bestselling author of multiple books, including How Great Women Lead
, co-authored with her teenage daughter, Darcy, and Micro-Resilience
, a new title forthcoming in February 2017.