Maria’s story is one that reaches great heights, but also one that takes many falls.
It’s a story that takes audiences on a journey, where they cannot help but be immersed in the difficult situations that she has had to face. It inspires. It makes you want to do more with your life. No excuses.
How Maria went from a difficult start in life to become the first Portuguese woman to summit Mount Everest is just one of her incredible stories, and there are many more.
She is also the first Portuguese woman to the North Pole and the South Pole. She has 8 Guinness World Records for running ultra marathons and Ironman Triathlons, despite having no background in sports.
She does all of this for a cause. It’s part of a mission. But it’s a story that we can all learn from.
A never give up attitude and a strength to constantly re-invent herself and her strategy, Maria believes that you can always find a path to success.
Maria is now a multiple award winner. Realizing that her story has the power to inspire, Maria speaks at events around the world to encourage people to pursue their own goals and dreams, to aim higher and to achieve more in life for themselves and others.