Peabody & Emmy Award-winning Journalist & Producer; NBC News Special Anchor; Six-time New York Times Bestselling Author; Founder, Shriver Media & The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement
"One of the most personable, candid presenters we’ve had in the 12 years of our women’s health luncheon and lecture."

-Mills Peninsula Health

"Our conference... was attended by 3,000 CEO’s from over 100 countries, not an easy audience to impress. Maria delivered. Her passion and universal message to make a difference in the lives of others resonated with everyone and was a highlight of the conference."

- YPO Edge

About to release a powerful new book I've Been Thinking...-- listed as one of Barnes & Noble's Books to Watch in 2018--  Maria is in-demand for her moving lessons on how to live a life of passion, purpose and joy. She's already slated to speak at the Dallas Museum's Prestigious Arts & Letters series, The Dominican University of California, Molloy College, and more. 

Recently named to People's list of "25 Women Changing the World in 2017" thanks to her groundbreaking work leading the fight against Alzheimer's. 

Spearheaded and delivered a keynote at "A Women's Health Summit: It Starts With The Brain" and shared sharp insights at Bank of America's Forum on "Women Driving Social and Economic Progress."

A powerful advocate for women and girls, Maria spearheaded The Women's Conference-- the nation's premier forum for women-- and also produces the groundbreaking Shriver Report Project, which chronicles issues affecting women today. 
Iconic visionary of the women's movement; Co-Founder, Women's Media Center

"Gloria was absolutely amazing. 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

In-demand for her powerful, one-of-a-kind speeches, Steinem is set to deliver a lecture on the future of feminism at Wayne State University and a keynote at the YWCA's In the Company of Women Luncheon.

Named the most inspiring commencement speaker of 2017 by Buzzfeed following her dynamo remarks at New York's School of Visual Arts. As one tweet succinctly summed up"@GloriaSteinem your commencement address to SVA graduates are words everyone should hear. Thank you.

Steinem's New York Times bestselling memoir My Life on the Road is being turned into a headline-making new biopic, directed by Julie Taymor and starring Julianne Moore. 

Steinem's optimism, words of empowerment and perspectives on global feminism have been the subject of articles in Quartz and The New York Times. As a recent Vogue headline summed up: “Gloria Steinem’s Advice for the Next Generation of Feminists Is a Must-Read for Our Time.”
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist for The Wall Street Journal; Bestselling Author, The Time of Our Lives; Political Analyst, NBC News & MSNBC

"[Peggy Noonan] is writing with such transparent conscience that I believe that she captures the American condition and the American voice....Peggy Noonan delivers, weekly, a reasonable approximation of what the better angels of our nature may (or are supposed to) sound like. Hers is an exhortatory idealism tempered by a rare common sense. She is perceptive, persuasive, principled and patriotic."

Tunku Varadarajan, professor at NYU’s Stern Business School, on

Sought-out to share her views on leadership and politics at the American Hospital Association's Annual Meeting and the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference

Noonan's Wall Street Journal column, Declarations-- for which she won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-- garners millions of readers each week and offers thought-provoking and shrewd commentary on current events and cultural shifts.
27th Prime Minister of Australia (2010-2013); Chair, Global Partnership for Education 
"Geneva was a tremendous success. [PM Gillard] was fantastic. Very well received - amazing really - and wonderful to be around - an incredibly generous woman..."


-Simmons Leadership Conference

"PM Gillard was absolutely WONDERFUL! She was so personable and insightful and everyone enjoyed hearing her experiences and reflections at both lectures...She happily fielded questions until my director was forced to wind it up. I just cannot say enough positive things about the event.."

- University of Utah

Selected to speak at four Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California events

Addressed an audience of 3,300 at the Simmons Leadership Conference in Geneva, delivering a powerful keynote on women's rights and garnering tweets of praise such as: "Gender bias and stereotyping... Thanks for inspiring us @JuliaGillard at #SLCGeneva #LeadingWithPurpose."  

Sought-out for a refreshing and thoughtful interview with Christiane Amanpour on CNN ahead of the G-20 Summit, in which Gillard identified gaps in the G-20 agenda. 

Continuously heralded for her powerful (and now-viral) 2012 speech on misogyny from Australia's Parliament floor, Gillard continues her advocacy for gender equality at the helm of the Global Partnership for Education. 
Emmy Award-Winning Journalist; Executive Producer & Reporter, PBS Series We'll Meet Again; National & International Correspondent for NBC News (2012-2015)
"We had the most wonderful experience with Ann. Her remarks were outstanding. She was very personable and delightful to work with."


-Holocaust Memorial Center

"Ms. Curry is an exceptional woman and an inspiration to the Girl Scouts of the USA! Her passion and emotion brought tremendous encouragement and delight to all who heard her speech, and they rose to their feet in applause... "

-Girls Scouts of the USA

Sought-out to address a crowd of 18,000 at We Day Texas, and to deliver a keynote at Notre Dame de Namur University's upcoming Distinguished Thinker's Forum

Curry's new PBS Series, We'll Meet Again, which airs today, features dramatic reunions of people whose lives crossed, and then separated, at pivotal moments. Revealing the human side of world-changing events like the Vietnam War, 9/11, and the internment of the Japanese during World War II, Curry's interviews draw out the power of human connection and remind us of our overriding similarities even during divisive times.

Just selected to grace the cover of People magazine, Curry was also recently sought-out for an interview on CBS’ This Morning and Forbes in which she shared insights into the need for more women in positions of power. 
Founder of the Me Too Movement; 2017 TIME Person of the Year, The Silence Breakers; Social Justice Activist 
“Really, the most exciting thing is that I thought I would have to raise my daughter to protect herself in a dangerous world. I think that because of the work Tarana has done and the work that I’m learning how to do, we actually have the opportunity to hand our children a different world. So, I am moved beyond measure to be standing next to this woman. I have tears in my eyes and a smile on my face.”
- Actress Michelle Williams on bringing Burke to the Golden Globes 
An in-demand speaker thanks to her powerful work, Burke is set to speak at the premier HR event of the year, WorkHuman18, at the Women's Political Collaborative of Tennessee, the National Museum of African American Music, Youngstown State University, and more. 

Recently spoke at Hofstra University, where her moving quotes became the inspiration for a Her Campus article

Sought-out for interviews on CBS News, PBS NewsHourMTV News, Democracy Now!, and more in the weeks since #MeToo dominated every social media feed, to shed light on the true origins of the movement, draw attention to survivors and marginalized voices, and reveal where we can go from here

Invited to both the Golden Globes and State of the Union address.
Spearheaded the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund; Former Assistant to President Barack Obama and Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama
"And I sort of said, you know, we need to do something about this. People should not be afraid to speak out, should not be afraid to assert their rights because they're afraid of retaliation or because they can't get access to a lawyer. And we know that's especially the case for so many low-income workers, hourly wage workers, people who are in very vulnerable positions like you mentioned...And the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund is the perfect way to do it."
Sought-out to deliver a keynote at the Women in Government Lecture Series at Pittsburgh State University as well as a "Tina Tchen Unplugged" session at SXSW.
Dominating headlines in major outlets from W Magazine to NPR as the powerhouse lawyer behind the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund.
Also made headlines with the launch of The United State of Women Galvanize Program, a series of impactful summits in cities across America.
Head of Strategic Planning at Google’s Creative Think Tank for Agencies and Brands; Thought Leader on Culture, Creativity and the Internet
"I was fortunate enough to attend the DMAI Convention in Minneapolis recently and I was even more fortunate to have the privilege of listening to you speak. I found your presentation so inspirational and valuable. I love seeing strong women in leadership roles so that was very inspiring and the content of your presentation was absolute gold. I took so many notes and I feel I can take a lot of your words about creativity back and use it within my role."

- Tourism Tropical North Queensland


Addressed a crowd of 2,500 at the World Business Forum New York-- listed as a "Leadership Conference You Don't Want to Miss" by Forbes-- sharing insights into how technology can make us more creative. 

Sought-out to deliver a keynote for 4,000 attendees at the prestigious 2018 Oslo Business Forum. 

An innovator in marketing and communications, Posner has been in-demand for her insights in the human side of today's digital space and VR stortelling by outlets such as Forbes
Award-Winning Cartoonist, The New Yorker; Resident Cartoonist, CBS News; Cultural Envoy, U.S. State Department
"Liza Donnelly brought her combined gift of live drawing and personal narrative to our BIF Collaborative Innovation Summit stage. The audience of over 500 innovation junkies from around the world were hooked and inspired by the creative rendering of Liza's compelling point of view."

- Business Innovation Factory

"Liza often steps out from behind her drawing table to make this world not just a funnier place, but a better one too."

-Planet Green
Wowed a crowd of nearly 1,000 at the FocusOn Learning event with her “live drawings” and engaging keynote which inspired audience tweets such as: “@lizadonnelly keynote + live drawing + tips = inspired #FocusOnLearn”; “@lizadonnelly Yes. This. 100% So grateful to have the chance to listen to you at #FocusOnLearn” 

Selected by Medium as a Noteworthy Writer for “finding nuance in the news cycle” and sketching “everything that can’t be said.” One of the websites top writers in feminism, Donnelly recently published a widely-shared piece on the #MeToo movement. 

With simultaneously thought-provoking and humorous cartoons that force readers to question the status quo, Donnelly has become a celebrated and creative advocate of gender equality. 

From the newsroom to the boardroom, marches on the streets to meetings on Capitol Hill, these powerhouse speakers are doing more than shaping the conversation, they're making an impact. Bold and pioneering leaders, they offer invaluable insights and inspiration at every event, leaving audiences both deeply empowered and informed.