Dr. Lynette Charity
Dr. Lynette Charity is a Board-Certified Anesthesiologist with over 35 years of experience "putting people to sleep". She is also an author, humorist and award-winning international speaker. She competed in the semifinals of Toastmasters' World Championship of Public Speaking held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2014 where she won a 3rd place trophy. Out of her many award-winning speeches, she is most passionate about "Beware of DreamSmashers".
Dr. Charity, in aspiring to become a doctor, met many dream smashers; people who wanted to "Squish, Squash, Stomp!" on her dream. She persevered and now wants to "wake people UP" to go after THEIR dreams. She has a special place in her heart for women, students, volunteers, caregivers and dreamers, but her authentic style will appeal to anyone. Her journey from the Projects to prosperity is an exceptional one.
Dr. Charity graduated with honors from Chatham College for Women in Pittsburgh, PA and received her MD degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. She has practiced nationally, internationally and maintained a long private practice career. Drawing from her vast experience, she delivers personal and powerful stories that educate and inspire. She speaks to various groups in her capacity as a medical expert in the field of Anesthesiology, and her presentations are always sprinkled with humor.