Ali Rothrock is a speaker, author and activist. She has delivered over 450 presentations nationwide. Ali has been in the volunteer fire service since 2005, enjoying many years as a firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician. She works full time in mental health education and is a member of the Montgomery County (PA) Critical Incident Stress Management Team. Ali is a Certified Trauma Responder through the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists and is also a certified QPR Suicide Prevention instructor through the QPR Institute. She is the eastern division trustee for the International Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services. Ali is the author of Where Hope Lives, a memoir detailing her journey through her first few years in the fire service. Ali has an associate’s degree in Fire Science and is currently earning her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in crisis counseling. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband.