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Dominique Dawes

Olympic gold medalist and Spokesperson
Country: USA

Dominique Dawes continues to inspire, motivate and lead recently being appointed co-chair of the President’s Council of Fitness, Sports and Nutrition and she remains to be the only gymnast to earn three team medals at three different Olympic Games.

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Olympic gold medalist, motivational speaker, gymnastics coach, spokesperson

Dominique was an elite Olympic gymnast who competed and medaled in three consecutive Olympic Games and is the only African-American gymnast to win an Olympic gold medal. At the 1996 Atlanta Games, Dominique became the first female African-American gymnast to win an individual medal, capturing bronze with her floor exercise performance and helping solidify her place in the USOC Hall of Fame

After years of dedication to gymnastics, this graduate of the University of Maryland, and current student at George Washington University’s Business School, retired to focus on her passion to encourage, educate and motivate others. She is an accomplished motivational speaker, blogger, co-host of Yahoo! News’ Weekend Edition and the Co-Chair of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Dominique works closely with the First Lady and President’s Council to help promote the Let’s Move! initiative, educating children on fitness and nutrition while motivating them to get moving.

Dominique delivers powerful and inspiring messages ofleadership, focus, teamwork, and health and wellness. Shehas the unique ability to empower vast audiences, fromcorporate executives and small business owners, towomen’s groups, universities and youth organizations.


  • 3 Time Olympic Gymnast
  • Olympic Gold Medalist in 1996
  • Individual Olympic Bronze Medalist on Floor
  • Only African-American Gymnast to win an Individual Medal
  • Only American Gymnast to win Team Medals in 3 Different Olympic Game

    Keynote Topics

    • Success is a Journey, Not a Destination
    • The Mind is our Most Powerful Tool
    • ENVISION: Reaching your Full Potential
    • Got D-3? Determination, Dedication, Desire
    • Health, Fitness and Nutrition
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