Meet Wendy Booker

Wendy Booker is a life-long adventurer, author, speaker and advocate within the global MS community.  Wendy has 16 years of experience in patient advocacy, community engagement, marketing communications, media, events and public affairs in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical sector.  Over the years she has anchored a wide variety of patient relations campaigns, corporate events, community engagement initiatives, training sessions, media campaigns, fundraisers and public relations functions.  Her unique skill set incorporates company mission and philosophies with varied global experiences and challenges, while leveraging connections to patient communities, non-profits and healthcare industry partners. 

■    Patient Advocacy
■    Community Building & Engagement
■    Sales & Field Advocate Training Services
■    Program/Campaign Ideation
■    Patient/Physician Education
■    Media Relations & Media Training
■    Lobbying and Advocacy
■    Inspirational Leadership & Mentoring
■    Motivational Speaking
■    Marketing & Communications Advisory Support

MOUNTAINS

May, 2009 & 2010: Attempted Mt. Everest (Asia), 29,035 feet
November, 2008: Summited Mt. Kosciuszko (Australia), 7,310 feet
January 2008: Summited #5, Mt. Vinson Massif (Antarctica), 16,067 feet
January 2007: Summited Mt. Aconcagua (Argentina), 22,834 feet
July 2006: Summited Mt. Elbrus (Russia), 18,481 feet
June 2005: Summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, (Africa), 19,340 feet
June 2004: Summited Mt. McKinley (Denali, Alaska, USA), 20,320 feet

MARATHONS

Chicago Marathon: 2006
Boston Marathon: 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2013
New York Marathon: 2002, 2003, 2011 and 2014
Marine Corps Marathon: 2004

ICE

North Pole:  April 23, 2011
South Pole:  January 14, 2012

“The mountains are a perfect metaphor for life: goal setting, team building, challenges, doubts and leadership. Every obstacle we face can be related back to the mountains.”

Wendy Booker

On her way to becoming the first person with MS to stand at the North Pole

On her way to becoming the first person with MS to stand at the North Pole