Martine Wright MBE
7/7 survivor, Paralympic athlete, Inspirational and motivational speaker
Martine Wright brings humour to her story with a serious message of hope, recovery and embracing change for all it brings. It makes her story human, relatable and stirs lots of different emotions during her presentation. Martine Wright has a skill in delivery that you leave feeling uplifted, positive and thinking you can achieve anything you set your mind too. The standing ovation from the conference delegates told me all I needed to know.
Martine Wright was a great success! Her story is so amazing that we knew she would make a big impact, which she did. Martine also tied her experiences and values in so well with what we are trying to achieve as a team that her presentation really resonated with the audience. It was a privilege and a real pleasure to have Martine with us on the day and I would highly recommend her to any client.
Martine was an absolutely fantastic – professional, personal and although I know she isn’t keen on the word – absolutely inspirational. She is being hailed as the best speaker we have ever had, which is saying something! It was completely deserved praise though. Please pass on our enormous thanks.
Martine Wright spoke at our recent company conference and tailored her message to fit perfectly with our theme. She is an extremely engaging and positive person and this shone through in her lively and passionate address. She moved our audience from tears to laughter with her story and left us all in no doubt that the power of positiivity will overcome the most difficult of circumstances. From pre briefing to the actual event, Martine Wright was an absolute professional and it was a joy to both meet and to work with her.
Martine Wright MBE was not only a total joy to meet and be around but one of the best motivational speakers we have had on the line-up at our annual festival of learning. She is down to earth, humorous, inspiring, humbling…the list goes on. I challenge anyone to leave the room after having heard Martine speak and not feel inspired to go and follow their dreams and achieve what they may have thought previously was the impossible.
Martine Wright MBE , 7/7’s most injured survivor lost both legs in the Circle line bombing during the 2005 terrorist attacks on the London underground, yet she considers herself a lucky woman with a whole new life of opportunities.
Martine Wright MBE has since rebuilt her life, skydived, learned to fly, become a wife, mother, captain of the British Paralympic Sitting volleyball team, Ambassador, Patron, an inspirational and motivational speaker and much more!.
On 6 July 2005 Martine Wright MBE and work friends gathered to watch the announcement of the host city for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games. The next morning, having overslept, Martine MBE caught the Circle line and sat just three feet away from suicide bomber Shehzad Tanweer. The worst injured, and consequently last rescued survivor of the 7/7 bombings, Martine MBE was trapped for over an hour having lost 80% of her blood supply as well as both legs above the knees. There followed a painful year of rehabilitation including learning to walk again on prosthetics.
It was the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics that gave her life new shape and her days meaning. For everybody in Britain, those two days were among the strangest and most shocking in recent history for Martine Wright MBE it provided a spring board for new opportunities and goals and a new life!
Martine Wright MBE is now busy sharing her journey form despair to determination to succeed. She is able to tailor her presentations to suit the needs of the client. She has spoken at intimate events of 20 people to audiences in excess of 10000 at Wembley Area and the O2 . She always tailors her presentations to suit the needs of the client and explain why the number 7 has become a powerful force for her.
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Martine Wright MBE has the ability to interact with a wide range of people and is comfortable in any environment delivering keynote speeches for corporate markets, public sector events, health, charitable and education conferences to sporting awards evenings.