Amy Dixon is a highly sought-after Expert Patient Advocate, Elite Paratriathlete, and motivational speaker, speaking on television and radio and at extensive seminars around the world on all subjects pertaining to the world of 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 eye disease), and now travels the world with her guide dog, Woodstock, by her side, raising awareness for the school that trained him, Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, and speaking to groups about her passion for empowering patients to educate 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.
Amy is now an elite Para-triathlete competing on the world ITU Paratriathlon circuit on the USA Paratriathlon National Team, training and racing for the upcoming Paralympic Games as a visually impaired triathlete. She is ranked 5th in the world for the sport of triathlon and is the Aquathlon World Champion.
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. 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.