Nadine Machkovech is on a mission to change the world by speaking her truth and shining her light on a world that’s filled with darkness. She has graced the TEDx stage, been featured in FORBES, and is dedicated to building a life centered around self-care, service, and reconnecting others to their greater purpose in life.
With her motivational and inspirational style of storytelling, Nadine has the unique ability to empower and embolden a youthful audience. She has created measurable social change with her truth-telling abilities that allows her to authentically connect with any audience. She often leaves her audience feeling inspired and motivated; reminding them that they have the choice to utilize their power to help change their world and the world around them.
She is also the COO of RISE TOGETHER, a grassroots non-profit organization that exists to prevent addiction by encouraging young people to use their voice for change. Their solution is to provide communities with high-quality educational content, programs, workshops, and training that help build strong advocates and leaders. Since September of 2013, RISE TOGETHER has educated nearly 175,000 young adults and adolescents on addiction and mental health and their life-saving work have been recognized by the White House Office of the National Drug Control Policy.Read More
Additionally, Machkovech has presented at many conferences including National Prevention Conference, Wisconsin’s Statewide Recovery Rally, Community Catalyst’s SUD Convening, UW Marshfield Mental Health State Conference, UW Whitewater Now Is The Time Conference, Northwood’s Coalition Statewide Mental Health Conference, Annual Substance Abuse Symposium by College of DuPage, Nurses Association WI State Conference, United Way Teen Symposium, and Human Service Association Statewide Conference. Along with many public schools, coalitions, police departments, hospital associations, including other groups like SAMHSA, NSC, NAADAC, HHS, DCF, DOE, DPI, and DPH.