Join Tracy as she navigates the challenges and rewards of her journey in her memoir, One Woman's Camino -- including the endurance needed to walk 500 miles, the fellow pilgrims she meets along the way, and the internal struggles that come as she searches for answers.
Ask Tracy how she walked those 500 miles, and she’ll answer, “One step at a time.” Whether the next step in your life is rewiring your priorities, resetting your course, or reconnecting with your faith, the first step can be the hardest. In Tracy’s talk, you’ll find the inspiration to make each step a new beginning in this uncertain but glorious journey we call life.
Professionally, Tracy Pawelski combines corporate communications experience with a background in politics and public policy. Her career has taken her from the halls of the U.S. Congress to the boardrooms of Corporate America. As the former Vice President of Communications for a global retail grocer, Tracy oversaw strategies for public relations, crisis communications, and community engagement. She managed a charitable foundation committed to the fight against hunger and improving the quality of life for children. Before returning to her roots in Pennsylvania, Tracy worked on national issues in the Office of National Drug Control Policy and U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Tracy is an adventure traveler, preferring destinations out of the mainstream and activities that make your heart thump. She has published travel articles on these adventures and written two books about walking across Spain on El Camino de Santiago and trekking the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. Tracy regularly speaks to audiences large and small about her books, travels and trekking, and women in leadership.