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Joetta Clark Diggs

2014 Speaker

Joetta Clark Diggs is an Olympic athlete who has made an indelible impact in sports and within the community. In her legendary 24-year elite career as a half-mile runner, Clark Diggs represented the United States of America at the 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000 Olympic games. She has also made her contribution to society as an inspiring motivational speaker, respected businesswoman, critically acclaimed author, noted television personality and advocate for children’s health and fitness initiatives.The New Jersey-native established the Joetta Clark Diggs Sports Foundation in 2002 to promote involvement with physical activities for children in grades K-12. The Foundation has brought happiness and education to over 50,000 children. In 2009, she authored her first book “Joetta’s “P” Principles For Success: Life Lessons Learned From Track & Field.” The USA Track & Field Hall of Fame inductee also hosts the popular weekly radio program, “Checking In With Joetta”.