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Maggi Thorne

Board Member for Neighborhood Ninjas


Maggi is an American Ninja Warrior 7X top competitor, second Mom up the warped wall and first to beat the Salmon Ladder. After spending a decade leading, designing and managing $340M in construction projects building stadiums and arenas for the Nebraska Athletic Department, she felt called to build people, not buildings. She was 2nd place at the World’s Toughest Mudder running 75 miles and completing 334 obstacles in 24 hours, a previous Mrs. International traveling the globe as a non-profit advocate for the poor and underserved distributing over 200,000lbs in 12 countries of supplies through strategic partnerships with professional sports teams, major corporations, and government partnerships. She has served as an international spokesperson for two 5 star charity navigator non-profits helping to raise over $3 million through various capital campaigns and her public presence as an influencer for good.  She is known for her trademark hot pink bow that represents dreams can come true at any age. In her spare time she became Co-Founder for JoyFLowCo to equip and inspire active women and travels the nation as a motivational speaker empowering global leaders, youth and women. She currently is Director of Innovation and Tech Education for the non-profit AIM Institute to planning and implementing programs for people to advance their life through a rewarding tech career helping to build a diverse economic work force! Her three children travel the country with her exploring America, and serving its communities inspiring people to Never Give Up!

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