Corinna West is a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and community organizer. She founded Wellness Wordworks in 2008 to show how the recovery community can provide internet skills and business opportunities to their peers. Peers create and support web content that provides call-in support, crisis care, and community referrals through the Internet. Corinna is also a performance artist, and her shows explore emotional distress as a temporary and transformative experiences. She has survived homelessness and 12 psychiatric diagnoses, and is an Olympic Judo Team member with a Masters degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.