Dawna Markova, PhD, is internationally known for her groundbreaking research in the fields of learning and perception. She is the CEO of Professional Thinking Partners and a research member of the Society for Organizational Learning. In 2003, Dawna cofounded SmartWired.org, an organization devoted to maximizing individual and collective human potential in all areas of life.
As one of the editors of the Random Acts of Kindness series, she was influential in launching a national movement to help counter America’s crisis of violence. She is the author of I Will Not Die an Unlived Life, The SMART Parenting Revolution, The Open Mind book and audio series, No Enemies Within, How Your Child IS Smart, and Learning Unlimited.
Dawna was recently honored with the Visions to Action Award “for people who have made a profound contribution to the world.” A long-term cancer survivor (she was told she had six months to live almost thirty years ago), Dawna has appeared on numerous television programs and is a frequent guest on National Public Radio and New Dimensions Media. At business and educational conferences around the globe, she has inspired audiences to live with purpose and passion.
To find out about Dawna’s upcoming inspirational speeches and training on realizing purpose and passion, visit www.dawnamarkova.com. To learn more about her work recognizing, utilizing, and developing intellectual capital in organizations, visit www.ptpinc.org.