Founder and president of Lynn Cooper & Associates, Inc., Lynn is an inspirational/motivational speaker specializing in image communications and "ability awareness."
With a unique perspective on motivation and personal transformation, Ms. Cooper has shared her special knowledge with Fortune 500 corporations, governmental groups, not-for-profits and professional associations from coast-to-coast. Her programs have helped change the lives of scores of men and women of all ages, occupations and abilities. Guiding those organizations looking to serve the growing population of Americans living with disabilities has been a driving force in her work.
In conjunction with the Blind Service Association of Chicago, Ms. Cooper created the acclaimed M!RRORS Project ®, an image communication program aimed at the visually impaired and those with other physical disabilities. This fully accessible series works to enhance the self-esteem and personal image skills of men and women with physical disabilities. Designed to "level the playing field," socially and vocationally, Lynn’s programs demystify the non-verbal realm, helping individuals, regardless of their abilities, to communicate more effectively.
Ms. Cooper is a lifetime member of the American Council of the Blind, and serves on the Board of Directors of Chicago's Blind Service Association. She is an adjunct lecturer with Image Communications International in New York City, where she has addressed some of the world’s premiere corporations. For the last decade, Lynn has been a regularly featured radio guest on the American Council of the Blind's newscast "ACB Reports" reaching thousands of listeners nationwide.
For her groundbreaking work for people with disabilities, Ms. Cooper and her programs have been profiled in national media . She has been featured on the cover of TODAY’S CHICAGO WOMAN magazine where she was honored as one of the city's l00 Women Making A Difference, and was a finalist in the J.C. Penney Golden Rule Award for her innovative philanthropic efforts. Lynn is proud to have been recognized by MIRABELLA magazine as one of the l,000 Most Influential Women in the U.S.