Retired Private First Class (PFC) in the United States Army and a former Prisoner of War
Jessica Lynch is a retired Private First Class (PFC) in the United States Army and a former Prisoner of War. On March 23, 2003, she was injured and captured by Iraqi forces after her unit was ambushed in Iraq. She was rescued after nine days in captivity on April 1, 2003 by U.S. special operations forces. Jessica's rescue was the first successful rescue of an American POW since World War II. Today, Jessica speaks to various groups around the United States about overcoming her obstacles and how perseverance helped her survive. Jessica further explains that despite the most difficult circumstances - whatever they might be - a positive outlook and determination can truly help individuals live fulfilling lives and accomplish their goals.
Featured Keynote Programs
Overcoming Obstacles to Reach Your Goals
Speaking on the realization that one has the potential to push past the pain to overcome any obstacle to reach his/her goals.
The Importance of Perseverance
Having the will power to never give up under any circumstance.
Education Is the Key to Success
Speaking on the importance of how education should inspire and motivate youth to stay focused on their future.
Being Motivated to Survive
Showing the world that if you stay motivated and positive, you can accomplish so much more.