Melanie Sliwka

  • Carlsbad, CA
  • Fees* $5,001 - $10,000

Tagline: Mental Resilience

Talent Highlights

  • Trailblazer in Military Excellence: Melanie Sliwka’s groundbreaking accomplishment as the first civilian woman to complete all Navy SEAL requirements stands as a testament to her unparalleled determination and resilience. In an environment traditionally dominated by men, Melanie shattered stereotypes and demonstrated her exceptional capabilities, paving the way for future generations of women to excel in the military.
  • World Record Holder: Melanie’s remarkable achievements extend beyond her military feats, as she holds world records in multiple disciplines. Her relentless pursuit of excellence and unwavering commitment to pushing boundaries exemplify her extraordinary drive and determination.
  • Inspiring Speaker: Melanie’s journey from breaking barriers in the military to becoming a world record holder has captivated audiences worldwide. Through her captivating storytelling and profound insights, she motivates listeners to embrace their potential, overcome obstacles, and strive for greatness in their own lives.
  • Empowering Others: Melanie’s success serves as an inspiration for individuals of all backgrounds to challenge themselves and defy societal expectations. By sharing her story and lessons learned, she empowers others to break free from limitations, embrace diversity, and pursue their dreams with unwavering courage and determination.
  • Impactful Message: Melanie’s message resonates deeply with audiences, reminding them of the power of perseverance, resilience, and the relentless pursuit of excellence. Her compelling narrative inspires individuals to push past their comfort zones, confront adversity head-on, and emerge stronger, more determined, and more resilient than ever before.

Keynote Topics

  • Mental Fortitude which includes Breath control- Positivity- Visualization- Micro Goals- Focus on Others- and many other emotional control tools.

Melanie Sliwka stands as a testament to human perseverance, resilience, and the power of breaking stereotypes. As the first civilian woman to complete all Navy SEAL requirements and a world record holder in multiple disciplines, Melanie has not only shattered glass ceilings but has also paved the way for others to challenge their own limits. […]

Melanie Sliwka stands as a testament to human perseverance, resilience, and the power of breaking stereotypes. As the first civilian woman to complete all Navy SEAL requirements and a world record holder in multiple disciplines, Melanie has not only shattered glass ceilings but has also paved the way for others to challenge their own limits. Beyond her exceptional achievements, Melanie shares her story and insights as a captivating speaker, motivating audiences worldwide to embrace their potential and overcome obstacles.

Melanie Sliwka | Motivational Speaker

Career Highlights

Melanie Sliwka’s journey towards excellence began with a deep-seated passion for pushing boundaries and striving for excellence. Her fascination with physical and mental challenges led her to pursue a career in the military, where she sought to prove that gender should never be a limitation to success.

In her pursuit of excellence, Melanie undertook the rigorous civilian training required to become a Navy SEAL, a feat traditionally associated with male dominance. Despite facing numerous obstacles and doubters, Melanie’s determination and unwavering commitment propelled her through the grueling training regimen. Her resilience and tenacity enabled her to become the first woman to complete all Navy SEAL requirements, a monumental achievement that defied stereotypes and inspired countless individuals around the world.

In addition to her groundbreaking accomplishment within the military realm, Melanie Sliwka has also made her mark in the world of extreme sports. She holds multiple world records in various disciplines, showcasing her unparalleled dedication to pushing the limits of human performance. Whether it’s conquering towering peaks, navigating treacherous terrain, or enduring extreme conditions, Melanie’s adventurous spirit and unwavering resolve have earned her recognition as a true trailblazer in the world of extreme sports.

Melanie is the 12th woman to successfully complete the civilian version of the Navy SEAL hell week – KOKORO, as the 2020 world record holder of team burpees in 24 hours, the grand canyon Rim to Rim to Rim race, 2019 first-place San Diego Team Ragnar winners, and as a world-traveling former competitive surfer.

Why Book Melanie Sliwka through Speakers Inc

Melanie Sliwka’s extraordinary journey and remarkable achievements make her an invaluable asset to any event or gathering. By booking Melanie through Speakers Inc, you can expect:

  • Inspiration: Melanie’s story serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of perseverance, resilience, and determination in overcoming obstacles. Her experiences resonate with audiences of all backgrounds, inspiring them to pursue their goals relentlessly and embrace challenges as opportunities for growth.
  • Empowerment: As a pioneer in traditionally male-dominated fields, Melanie empowers individuals to defy stereotypes, break barriers, and chart their own paths to success. Her message of empowerment encourages audiences to challenge societal norms, embrace diversity, and strive for excellence in every endeavor.
  • Resilience: Melanie’s journey is a testament to the human capacity for resilience in the face of adversity. By sharing her experiences of overcoming obstacles and persevering through setbacks, Melanie instills audiences with the confidence to confront challenges head-on and emerge stronger on the other side.
  • Engagement: Melanie’s dynamic speaking style and compelling storytelling captivate audiences from start to finish. Whether addressing corporate teams, educational institutions, or community groups, Melanie has a unique ability to connect with her audience on a personal level, leaving a lasting impact long after the event concludes.

In booking Melanie Sliwka through Speakers Inc, you are not only securing a captivating speaker for your event but also inviting a true pioneer and trailblazer to inspire and motivate your audience.


Melanie Sliwka’s journey from breaking barriers as the first woman to complete all Navy SEAL requirements to achieving world records in extreme sports exemplifies the limitless potential of the human spirit. Her story is one of courage, perseverance, and resilience, serving as an inspiration to individuals around the globe.

As a speaker, Melanie shares her remarkable experiences and insights, empowering audiences to overcome obstacles, challenge stereotypes, and pursue their dreams with unwavering determination. Through her captivating storytelling and powerful message, Melanie leaves a lasting impact on all who have the privilege of hearing her speak.

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