Catherine DeVrye is a #1 best-selling author of 8 books translated into over a dozen languages and a sought after international speaker on customer service, change and resilience-which she appreciates from both a professional and personal perspective…
From an orphanage in Canada to carrying the Olympic torch on the day of the opening ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympics; from her adoptive parents dying of cancer when she was 21 to her own recovery as a cancer survivor; from arriving in Australia jobless to joining IBM and being named Australian Executive Woman of the Year and Keynote Speaker of the Year., Catherine has spoken to diverse audiences on five continents-and was twice voted Australian Keynote Speaker of the Year. And was recently named by the Financial Review as one of the Top 100 Women of Influence in Australia.
She has trekked to Timbuktu and beyond Everest Base Camp and appreciates that we all face our own metaphorical ‘Everests’ in everyday life. Rather than make mountains out of molehills, she has learned that it is best to tackle challenges one step at a time. Catherine is the author of 8 successful books in Australia published by Harper Collins, Prentice Hall, Random House, Simon & Schuster and Allen & Unwin-translated into over a dozen languages. Further information, including hundreds of client testimonials, book reviews and media interviews on her website. www.catherinedevrye.com or www.greatmotivation.com