About Amy Dixon

Amy Dixon is a highly sought-after expert Patient Advocate, Elite Paratriathlete, and motivational speaker, speaking on television and radio and at seminars around the world, on subjects pertaining to triumph over adversity, leadership, team work, rare disease management, patient advocacy, and how to achieve a full life despite devastating setbacks.

Amy lost 98% of her sight due to a rare type of Uveitis (an inflammatory autoimmune eye disease), and now travels the world with her guide dog Woodstock by her side,  speaking to groups about her passion for empowering patients to educate and advocate for themselves in the face of illness and disease. She is a Certified Wine Specialist from the Society of Wine Educators, with 20 years experience as a wine expert and educator, a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Institute for Public Speaking and Leadership, and is available to speak to groups of ANY size anywhere in the world.

In addition to her speaking prowess, Amy is an elite Paratriathlete, 2016 USA Paratriathlon National Team Member, and currently ranked #3 in the world in the sport of Paratriathlon as a visually impaired female.  Last year, she founded Camp “No Sight No Limits” to train more blind athletes to become elite in the sport, ensuring the future of blind triathlon in the USA.  Amy also is the currently ITU Aquathlon World Champion.  She is currently racing and training to make the US Team for the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020

 

Amy speaks to groups about empowering yourself to overcome obstacles, such as illness, injury and professional challenges by educating yourself and becoming an expert in what challenges you. She shows why building the right team and utilizing technology is the key to success in life, and life with rare disease.  Her message, “One does not need sight to have vision,” powerfully reflects her determination to succeed in all aspects of her professional and personal and athletic life.

She is available as a dynamic, funny, and inspiring speaker to your group or corporation. Please contact her through this page for more information on booking Amy and her Fidelco Guide Dog at your next engagement.

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