Wendy Smith

Wendy Smith

Wendy Smith, the incredible Paralympian and TED talk speaker, has quickly become one of the most sought-after speakers on the circuit.

Her message of optimism is so powerful that it has resonated with countless individuals, inspiring them to embrace a simple ideology: “There is no such word as ‘can’t’.” Wendy’s passion lies in reducing stress and igniting hope in her audience, leading to personal and professional transformations.

As someone who has excelled in elite sports, she knows firsthand the importance of remaining calm under pressure and conquering challenges.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book Paralympic basketball player, motivational & diversity speaker Wendy Smith for your next event.

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“Wendy is one of the most eloquent passionate and genuine speakers that you will come across. Speaking from her heart, she sparks the fire in others. She has the ability to lift the spirit of those who hear her and have them want to fulfil their potential. What a gift! I feel very fortunate that Wendy spends some of her time with on the ‘Be the best you can be’ school’s project”.

 Dr David Hemery CBE, Olympic gold medalist

“If you’re looking for a speaker who engages the audience from start to finish leaving your audience enthused, amazed and inspired, I’d highly recommend Wendy. Her to the point style with no mincing of words brings her public speaking to a whole new dimension“.


“I recently attended a talk by Wendy and was blown away by the incredible advice that she has to offer.  From establishing a positive mindset that welcomes and attracts success, re-training your thought process, to the most helpful time-keeping tips, Wendy is the personal development queen! She had me gripped the entire way through her talk and I couldn’t wait to put everything into practice – which I started work on immediately that evening!  She gave clear, actionable steps that were attainable and simple, yet have already made a huge impact on my performance as an entrepreneur.  I will definitely be attending more talks by Wendy”. 

Melanie Fielden – Founder of Pioneer Chicks

Wendy was great. Her speech was impactful and inspiring, and the students were very engaged throughout it’s entirety. We will definitely be recommending her to any partners who require a speaker.

London South Bank University

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