Colleen Kelly Alexander
is a lifelong athlete and motivational speaker. With her indomitable spirit and amazing story of survival from a horrific bicycle accident, Colleen teaches others how to aim higher, be stronger, and use adversity as a catalyst to make themselves and the world better. Her memoir, Gratitude in Motion, has just been published and she making appearances nationwide as well as on national TV.
She was the executive director of the Common Ground Youth Center in Vermont for eight years, and a regional program manager for PeaceJam, where Nobel Peace Prize laureates mentor youth. She has also worked for, volunteered for, and is heavily involved with the Red Cross. She lives in a New England coastal town with her husband and their three dogs and cat.