Helice 'Sparky' Bridges


Helice “Sparky” Bridges is electric! Her humor, story-telling and world renowned acknowledgment leadership training brings out the greatness in all people in a minute or less. “Sparky” is a renowned speaker, trainer, author and advocate for children’s rights. Known as The First Lady of Acknowledgement, Helice is the creator of the world famous “Who I Am Makes A Difference”® Blue Ribbon Acknowledgment Ceremony. In the past 30+ years, this message has impacted over 40 million people worldwide and has been translated into 11 languages. As the Founder of Difference Makers International, she teaches people of all ages how to create environment where ALL people are appreciated, respected and loved, valued for their unique talents and empowered to reach their true potential. “Sparky” has received recognition along with Former First Lady Barbara Bush and Kareem Abdul Jabaar for raising the self-esteem of children of all ages. She has spoken on the same stages as Al Gore and others.