In this inspiring presentation, Dot Richardson shares the story of her uphill climb to Olympic Gold. A born athlete, she developed a passion for softball during a time when women were confined to “women’s sports.” She broke down barriers and never allowed anyone to tell her she “couldn’t” just because she was a girl. Today, she shares with audiences how she made all of her dreams come true and how they can too. As the U.S.A.’s first ever Olympic softball team’s captain and as an orthopedic surgeon – Dot knows what it takes to break ground, get out of the comfort zone and win.
Dot shows audiences how to:
· Understand that everyone has a gift
· Identify and realize their dreams
· Recognize that everyone can and does make a difference
· Maximize their talents
· Be a total team player
· Grasp the true meaning of success
An overachiever in all aspects of life, Dot Richardson illustrates real-world lessons of passion, teamwork and perseverance.
Dot Richardson led the 1996 and 2000 Olympic softball team to victory while simultaneously working her way through medical school. She was an NBC Sports broadcaster for the 2004 Olympic Games in Greece and most recently was named Commissioner of the ProFastpitch X-Treme Tour, the Pro-Am Tour in the sport of fast-pitch softball. Dot knows what it takes to break ground, get out of a comfort zone and win. Possessing a passion for softball during a time when women's sports were limited, she broke down barriers and never allowed anyone to confine her just because she was a girl. Richardson shares her insights on the power of discipline and setting goals to achieve success.