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Laurie MacCaskill

Dallas resident Laurie MacCaskill is a professional speaker and 14 + year pancreatic cancer survivor. Known for her inspiring story “Treatment on the Trail,” Laurie takes audiences on her life-changing journey through her experience with one of the deadliest cancers that exists in order to motivate, inform, and inspire.

Laurie has worked as a professional coach with a focus on honing communication skills of executives at Fortune 500 companies nationwide. As an effortless volunteer for multiple non-profit organizations, Laurie has served as a board member for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network from 2009 to 2017 and is the immediate past chair of the board. She has served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Board for the National Committee for the Performing Arts with the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and was one of the founding board members of the Aspen Center for Integral Health in Colorado. Laurie's story provides a framework for others to redefine how they look at their own lives.

Audiences leave feeling courageous, reinvigorated, and ready to be their own advocate through individual adversities.