Molly Burke is a speaker, content creator, model, author, and advocate who has a combined social media following of over 4.5 million people. At four years old, Molly was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a rare degenerative eye disease, causing eventual blindness. She began public speaking at the age of five to raise awareness for her community — not realizing this passion would one day become her career.
Molly has spoken to crowds as large as 20,000 alongside changemakers like Malala Yousafzai and Greta Thunberg, as well as speaking at the United Nations in New York and the World Economic forum in Davos, Switzerland. She helped pioneer a space for the disability community online, being the first blind person to hit one million followers on social media. She is a powerful force advocating for true diversity and inclusion.
Many Fortune 500 companies, like Unilever, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Bose, Starbucks and P&G, turn to Molly to elevate brand awareness and create fun and engaging content featuring their products. Molly’s audience comes to her platforms for their daily dose of honesty and enlightenment. Molly leads from a place of authenticity and vulnerability — a relatable approach that balances wit and sass with knowledgeable empathy. Her work bridges gaps in society and gives a voice to historically underrepresented communities. Molly’s impact has empowered people to accept, overcome, and create change.