Charlie Martin

Charlie Martin | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Charlie Martin | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Transgender Professional Racer, Sport Gamechanger
London
Discover how transitioning enabled race car driver Charlie Martin to become her most authentic self, and ultimately achieve the impossible.

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Managing And Adapting To Change
Charlie's engaging keynote will reveal to you and your team why challenges present an opportunity to grow.
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Being Your Authentic Self - How Transition Enabled Me To Achieve The Impossible
A keynote Charlie's inspiring story of how her bravery, ambition & self belief enabled her to achieve beyond her wildest dreams.
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Transgender Awareness - A Lived Experience And How To Be A Better LGBTQ+ Ally
As a transgender woman in motorsport, Charlie occupies a unique role within her sport and the LGBTQ+ community, having faced incredible adversity to become her true authentic self. Her powerful story of overcoming adversity and stigma will capture the attention of your team, inspiring the to be true LGBTQ+ allies.
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Succeeding As A Woman In A Male Dominated Sport And Industry
Creating access and opportunity for others and those around you is not just the right thing to do, it creatives positive impact in so many other areas. With unique expert perspectives, become the example you want to see.
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Overcoming Adversity And Building Resilience Against All Odds
The ability to bounce back after tough times is a skill we can all benefit from, and the good news is, it’s something we can be taught. Let our PepTalk experts share their stories of success after following life's challenges. Get the tools you need to bounce back and move on.
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Achieving Your Goals - The Story Of How I Became A Pro Racing Driver
A keynote Charlie's inspiring story of how her bravery, ambition & self belief enabled her to achieve beyond her wildest dreams.
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Charlie Martin | Speaker Biography

Charlie Martin is a true game changer in the world of motorsport. Her captivating story has captured the hearts and minds of people all over the globe, showcasing her as a symbol of a revolutionary shift in the sport. Throughout her life, Charlie has relentlessly battled against adversity, having tragically lost both of her parents at a young age. The challenges she faced were not limited to personal loss, as she also discovered her transgender identity at the tender age of seven. In 2012, amidst her blossoming career, Charlie made the courageous decision to transition and live as a female. In 2018, she further displayed her bravery by openly coming out as transgender within the motorsport community, becoming an incredible source of education and inspiration for thousands. As a transgender woman in motorsport, Charlie occupies a truly unique position, both within her sport and the LGBTQ+ community. She has triumphed over immense adversity to embrace her authentic self, and her story of resilience and triumph has established her as one of the most inspiring voices in both the world of sports and the LGBTQ+ community.
“Rarely do you get to hear such an inspirational and motivational speaker. Charlie’s presentation was empowering and thought provoking and generated so much positive debate across the community and our allies.”
“I wanted to say thank you for the excellent talk. The feedback received has been extremely positive and has shone a positive light on trans awareness.”
“Charlie's bravery was an inspiration, her transparency & openness to questions and our respectful curiosity made the session truly valuable for the entire team.”

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