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Janine Shepherd A Broken Body isn't A Broken Person

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“Everyone who attended the event was enthralled by you amazing courage, determination and positive outlook on life, despite your experiences. You are an inspiration to anyone who has the good fortune to meet you.”

Anderson Consulting

“Janine was a highlight of our annual meeting. Her story was incredibly moving and inspirational. The audience was completely engaged and truly enjoyed her talk. I highly recommend her if you are looking for a speaker who will move you deeply and inspire you”


"Minority Women Professionals (MWPs) are MVPs is a national conference series aiming to bring women of diverse backgrounds, professions, abilities and experiences together to find common ground, become empowered despite their status as minorities, and acquire new skills to survive and thrive in their careers. Janine headlined our inaugural event in the San Francisco Bay Area—she was a standout star of the program! She shared her personal story of tragedy and triumph and how her near-fatal accident forced her to redefine herself and learn more about who she was. She gave hope to the women using her theme of being Defiant, and inspiring them to rewrite their own life stories. Janine made compelling arguments for why it is important to take on the hills in life, encouraging each attendee to conquer any circumstance she may face. We feel blessed to have had Janine speak to our group! ”

Minority Women Professionals (MWPs)

"While Janine's story is extraordinary, her message is universal. She was able to connect with our audience and drive home the concepts of gratitude, perseverance, and addressing challenges with grace and a positive attitude. As our opening keynote speaker, our attendees left the session energized, humbled, and ready to attack the challenges ahead of our industry. Following her keynote, Janine met with attendees in our exhibit hall and completed a book signing. The sponsor of the program had a line at their booth to meet Janine that extended well past the closing of the hall. Thank you Janine, you have set the bar for all future keynote speakers!"

National Home Infusion Association

“Janine had the whole room enthralled – her story is undeniably epic, and her delivery is animated and engaging. She clearly had a message to give which was relevant to all of us in both our personal and working lives: Go ahead and do what you want to do – never let anyone tell you never, never let the odds dissuade you from trying, and learn to love the challenge. There were tears and laughter, and we loved every minute!”

Pricewaterhouse Coopers

“Amazing, inspirational, remarkable! The measure of Janine’s real impact was best demonstrated by the fact that Janine was the recipient of a standing ovation — the first ever afforded to a speaker in or fifteen-year history of conferences. The results of a survey of our Conference speakers fully vindicated our choice of Janine opening our Conference, with Janine recording the highest ever rating for a Guest Speaker!”