Laughter with purpose. Mirth with a message. Humor that heals. Keynotes that enlighten, educate and entertain. All from a speaker who is not only funny, but who is a neurohumorist — one who researches the neurobiology of humor, and then translates these cutting-edge findings for the layperson, showing how they can harness applied humor to heal and empower themselves. Audiences love Karyn’s message of laughter and leadership. In one month she spoke for the Million Dollar Round Table, the US Air Force, the Mayo Clinic, Pfizer, & the Association for Peri-Operative Room Nurses.
Entertaining, educational and inspiring, Karyn has addressed thousands of audiences around the world, to groups from 10 to 10,000. Corporate, education, government, healthcare and professional associations value the transformational power of Karyn’s inspirational, entertaining, and practical message. Change is possible – and it can be fun!
Karyn is in the National Speakers Association’s Speaker Hall of Fame. She is a proud recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor. She serves on the advisory boards of the Invisible Disabilities Association and the American Happiness Association. She’s the co-founder of World Laughter Tour. That’s why Karyn Buxman is the best person to teach your team how they can lead with laughter!
Karyn is committed to teaching as many people as possible to transform their lives with laughter. That’s why in addition to speaking to thousands of people every year, she’s:
- Authored Amazed & Amused: How to Survive & Thrive as a Healthcare Professional
- Contributing Author to several Chicken Soup books
- Co-authored The Service Prescription: Healthcare the Way It Was Meant to Be
- Created, authored and published the multiple book series: What’s So Funny About…?
You’ll also find Karyn in Women’s Day, Shape, Marie Claire, Investor’s Business Daily, and US News & World Report as well as professional journals including AJN, AORN, AACN, and Journal of Psychosocial Nursing. Still want more? Karyn is a frequent radio and television guest.
Karyn was the recipient of the Invisible Disabilities Association’s 2009 Healthcare Award.