This Women's History Month, event planners turned to HWA's iconic speakers to deliver messages that inspired, empowered, and made a lasting impact. Now is the perfect time to start planning for next year's programs. 
GLORIA STEINEM: Icon of the Women's Movement; Co-Founder, National Women’s Political Caucus
"All I can say is that the experience of having Gloria as our keynote was magical... It was like an out of body experience to hear from her. Everyone was blown away."
-The Robert Toigo Foundation

"Gloria speaks impeccably and is an absolute delight and inspiration. Everyone was overwhelmed by her presence and wisdom."
-Hannah Senesh Community Day School
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MAE JEMISON: First African-American Woman in Space 
"Last night Dr. Jemison hit a Home Run. Everyone with whom I have spoken was delighted with every aspect of her visit. She combined charm, substance and inspiration, with a few sides of social criticism. And she's really funny."
-University of Texas-Dallas

"Dr. Jemison was spectacular!! There is already talk by other departments about bringing her back to campus."
-Center for the Education of Women, the University of Michigan
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JULIA GILLARD: 27th Prime Minister of Australia (2010-2013); Chair, Global Partnership for Education 
"Gillard was absolutely WONDERFUL! She was so personable and insightful... I just cannot say enough positive things about the event...such a delight to bring someone who not only has an impressive career but also is down-to-earth and a pleasure to be around."
- University of Utah
"I cannot express how important and successful your talk before the Boston College student body turned out."
-Boston College 
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COKIE ROBERTS: Renowned journalist & "Living Legend"; ABC News & NPR Commentator; Women's historian and New York Times bestselling author of Ladies of Liberty
LARA LOGAN: Award-Winning Foreign Affairs Journalist Reporting from War Zones; Correspondent, 60 minutes 
 
WENDY DAVIS: Texas State Senator (2009-2015); Founder, women's equality organization Deeds not Words
ANN CURRY: Emmy Award-Winning Journalist; National and International Correspondent for NBC News (2012-2015) 
 
LORI GREINER: Shark on ABC's Shark Tank; The "Queen of QVC"; Prolific Inventor & Entrepreneur; Bestselling Author of Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! 
 
GRETCHEN CARLSON: Acclaimed journalist; Bestselling Author of Getting Real; Founder of women's empowerment fund Gift of Courage
LIZA DONNELLY: Award-Winning New Yorker Cartoonist; Resident Cartoonist, CBS News 
 
JOYCE BANDA: President of the Republic of Malawi (2012-2014); Africa's second female president; Member, UN Council of Women World Leaders
On the Senate floor and in the newsroom, around the world and even in outer space, these HWA Speakers are trailblazers who have been celebrated for their insightful, empowering, and revelatory speeches by audiences worldwide.