Liz Murray rose from some of New York’s meanest streets to graduate from the Ivy League and has become an international speaker. The child of drug-addicted parents, she was homeless at age 15 – but determined to not to be defined by her circumstances, she earned her high school diploma in just two years and won a scholarship to Harvard University that would turn her bleak past into a future filled with possibility. Her memoir, Breaking Night, made the New York Times’ best-seller list and her presentations have inspired audiences around the world. In this session, she will share how perseverance, vision and the support of others can help you overcome adversity. In addition, she will discuss how you can adjust your thinking to lead a more purposeful life and how you can encourage others to follow the same path.