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The Climb Organization Inc.

Life is all about your CLIMB!!!

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National Speaker

*Dawn Teresa Parkot*


Are you looking for a dynamic and colorful speaker to address your business, school, university, church group or any function?




Our president, Dawn Teresa Parkot’s powerful story of overcoming numerous life challenges has captivated audiences around the country for the past ten years. Her ability to connect with any audience at any age is remarkable.  (Please see the Reviews links.) Dawn is best known for her presentations on the disabled life issues, religious talks, and her motivational speeches. (See the Speaking Experience link.)


As the first student with multiple disabilities to attend the University of Notre Dame, Dawn earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Mathematics and her Masters Degree in Computer Science and Engineering. Due to her speech disability, she talks with an aide of a computer device, similar to the one used by the well known scientist, Stephen Hawking.To get to know this remarkable woman, please use the links menu to read Dawn's bio and the newspaper and magazine articles about her. 


 Please use the“Contact Us”link to get in touch with us. 





The Climb Organization Inc. and Dawn Parkot's mission is to motivate groups of people to get passionate about their lives and go after their dreams, no matter what their challenges are. This organization also aspires to educate the world on the disabled life issues, and prove to everyone that the disabled and in particular the extremely disabled can have a full, successful, joyful, busy and meaningful life.


Officers and Directors

Dawn Teresa Parkot President                                 Kathryn M. Parkot – Treasurer

Sean M. Parkot – Secretary                                         Marilyn Hudson – Director

Marjory Collins – Director                                         David Collins – Director