Hope is dangerous. If you hope for something long enough and don’t get it, you risk being disappointed or depressed. How do you climb out of hope deferred? On the other hand, if you hope for something and it happens, it can spark change that impacts communities for generations. Discover what you need to know to ignite dangeroushope in your own life through the eyes of a woman living with a life-threatening disease called cystic fibrosis. Mandy B. Anderson is a Keynote Speaker, Author, and the Co-Founder of RAYMA Team, LLC. She equips women with the skills they need to rise up, lead well, and live with intention. Anderson vulnerably shares her story of living with Cystic Fibrosis, and overcoming deep losses and mistakes in life, to encourage others to courageously live their lives to the fullest no matter what they face.
Mandy is a Certified Life Coach, a Certified L.E.A.N. Health Coach, Co-Host of the She Who Overcomes™ Podcast, and was awarded the honor of being in the Top 25 Women in Business for 2020 by Prairie Business Magazine. She lives by the water in North Dakota with her husband, Nate, and their furbaby, Indigo, where she sips her coffee every morning and watches the sunrise. Connect with her at This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ted.com/tedx