Emmy Award-winning Journalist & Producer; 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
 
- Empowered a crowd of 6,000 as keynote speakers at PBWC's Annual Conference for Woman in Business Maria, sharing insights from her New York Times and Amazon bestseller I've Been Thinking..., Her keynote at PBWC quickly racked up dozens of tweets of praise, including: "So wonderful to see this giant conference room PACKED with women - listening to the inspiring @mariashriver..." As the event-planner raved of Maria:  "She resonated with the audience so much and was very well received." 
GLORIA STEINEM
Iconic visionary of the women's movement; Co-Founder, Women's Media Center; Bestselling Author

 

"Gloria was absolutely amazing. It was like an out of body experience to hear from her. Everyone was blown away."

-The Robert Toigo Foundation

- A powerful, in-demand speaker, Steinem is set to address thousands of audience-members at speaker series nationwide-- from St. Louis to Boston.
- A key advocate of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Steinem recently discussed "Women at Work"  at the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and delivered a keynote entitled "#MeToo and Time's Up: The Future of Feminism?" at Wayne State University for an audience of 1,200. Steinem's appearance earned multiple standing ovations and made headlines
 
27th Prime Minister of Austrlia; Chair, Global Institute for Women's Leadership
 

"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

- Recently established and has been named chair of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College, where Gillard will work to promote gender equality and tackle complicated issues of women’s treatment in workplaces.
- Sought-out for the New York Times upcoming, inaugural New Rules Summit: Women, Leadership and a Playbook for Change, as well as to address 3,400 women at the 2019 Simmons Leadership Conference, and a keynote on Purposeful Leadership at Linkage's upcoming Global Institute for Leadership Development
ANN CURRY
Emmy Award-Winning Journalist; Executive Producer & Reporter; PBS Series "We'll Meet Again"

"Ms. Curry is an exceptional woman and an inspiration... 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
 
- Just delivered a compelling, crucial and passionate TedTalk on the state of journalism and how the credibility of the profession is at stake.  
- Recently addressed an audience of 1,000 at Canada's only women's University as the keynote speaker for BresciaLEAD, an event that celebrates today's generation of women leaders. 
- Curry's PBS series We’ll Meet Again—for which she serves as a reporter and co-executive producer— was recently renewed for a second season.
PEGGY NOONAN
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist for The Wall Street Journal; Bestselling Author; Political Analyst, NBC News & MSNBC

"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 Forbes.com
 
- Delivered a powerful and informative lecture “An Evening of Perspective: Women and the Political Process” at SMU followed by a dynamic Q&A about today's political climate. 
- An in-demand speaker, Noonan is set to deliver a keynote address for 1,200 CEOs and senior executives on "This Moment in American History," and recently delivered a keynote for 1,700 executives and physicians at the American Hospital Assocation's Annual Membership Meeting, earning praise on Twitter such as: "Yesterday’s @ahahospitals annual meeting featured speaker Peggy #Noonan gives me hope that we can still trust parts of the media."
President of Planned Parenthood (2006-18); New York Times & Amazon Bestselling Author, Make Trouble

"Cecile Richards was a fascinating, engaging, and charming speaker. With humor, grace and first-rate storytelling, she kept an audience of 800 engaged and excited during an important and stimulating conversation. Her appearance was one of the “hits” of our season."


- Temple Emanu-el Streicker Center

- With her new book Make Trouble a bestsller, Richards is making headlines and in-demand by major media outlets such as CBS’ This Morning, NPR, MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show and Morning JoeBusiness Insider’s podcast, and more, for her insights and sharp commentary on leadership, women’s rights and politics. 
- Sought-out for several upcoming events including the Comnet Annual Conference  for 800 attendees, the Connecticut Forum on Women Rising: redefining Power in 2018 for 2,800 attendees, and a Rutgers University lecture on Women's Global Health.  
TARANA BURKE
Founder of the Me Too Movement;
2017 TIME Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers


"The event was a huge success, and I received so much positive feedback about Tarana. She handled sensitive topics with real grace and inclusivity, and made sure to bring everyone into the conversation... She was fantastic."


- Connecticut Business and Industry Association
 
- Honored as one of The Silence Breakers named TIME's 2017 Person of the Year, and named to TIME's "100 Most Influential People of 2018" and Politico's "20 Women to Watch,"
- Recently headlined the Empowerment Summit, sharing the powerful and poignant story behind the creation of the #MeToo movement and where it will go from here, Globoforce's WorkHuman premier HR event, and Estee Lauder's Inclusion & Diversity Week: 'Cultivating Collaboration'.
- Sought-out for the New York Times upcoming, inaugural New Rules Summit: Women, Leadership and a Playbook for Change
TINA TCHEN
Spearheaded the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund; Former Assistant to President Barack Obama & Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama

"The day was a triumph and Tina was a rock star. She is amazing and the students so appreciated her sincere attentiveness. She went beyond the call in terms of the time she spent talking 1:1 with them.."


- Roger William University 
 
- Having helped spearhead the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, Tchen has made headlines in BloombergW MagazineCNNVanity Fair, and more, as she sheds light on the momentum of the movement.
- Sought-out to headline Proctor & Gamble's We See Equal Symposium, Tchen received rave reviews such as: “Tina’s speech was eye-opening to think differently and deeply on the subject of Gender Equality and diversity in such different angles and perspective."
- Selected to chair the Recording Academy's new independent task force that will address barriers facing females and minority groups.
COKIE ROBERTS
Political Commentator, ABC News & NPR;
Library of Congress "Living Legend"

 

"We had a sold-out crowd of 700 to hear Cokie Roberts who was smart, funny, engaging and just all around lovely. She was so well prepared and her comments specifically about our Women’s Fund were thoughtful and appreciated...We’re still on cloud nine this morning."

-The Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
 
- A compelling and substantive speaker, Roberts has been sought-out for Robert Toigo Foundation's upcoming Groundbreakers focusing on women's leadership, as well as a lecture at the University of Iowa's College of Law.
-  Delivered a keynote for the Georgetown County Women's Hall of Fame induction ceremony, addressing a sold-out crowd, and was selected to headline the "Women and Power" events at the New York State Writers Institute. 
- A commentator for NPR, Roberts' #AskCokie series addresses listeners' questions about today's top issues.
LIZA DONNELLY
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

-  Delivered a captivating keynote at InspireFest 2018, dazzling over 3,000 attendees and shedding light on everything from the #MeToo Movement to how brands can hone in on an authentic message. Tweets of praise from the audience included: "Everyone at #InspireFest is loving @lizadonnelly and her poignant and pithy drawings..."
Headlined the recent Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop, inspiring praise on Twitter for her powerful keynote such as: "Standing ovation tonight for an empowering #EBWW2018 opening keynote by @NewYorker cartoonist @lizadonnelly: On finding a "room of one's own"
LORI GREINER
Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank; The "Queen of QVC"; Prolific Inventor & Entrepreneur; National Bestselling Author

 
"Lori’s ‘yes you can’ message and relatable stories engaged more than 1,800 women at our business banking events."

- Chase for Business

-In-demand to address 2,500 attendees at the upcoming Perfectly Posh 2018 Convention, where she is set to reveal her secrets to success and inspire audiences to bring passion and innovation to their own lives. 
- Recently sought-out to deliver a keynote for 1,200 female professionals on entrepreneurism and breaking barriers at The Women's Conference of Florida, Lori earned tweets of praise such as: "Watching @LoriGreiner at #WCofFL2017. She is amazing!"
- A great believer that, if you are lucky enough to be successful, you have a responsibility to give back, Lori visits schools throughout the United States to share her profound message that YOU can make anything happen as part of her #LGMissionToInspire
MOIRA FORBES
President & Publisher, ForbesWoman; Host, Success with Moira Forbes; Founder, Forbes Executive Women’s Board

"Moira Forbes was amazing and as one attendee remarked 'Moira Forbes stole the show; she was fantastic.' We were thrilled to have her join us for our inaugural Women in Manufacturing event..." 


- Precision MetalForming Association

- Sought-out for the Robert Toigo Foundation's upcoming Groundbreakers focusing on women's leadership.
- Selected to headline Atlantic Health System's Women's Leadership Group Inaugural Event, sharing insights on leadership and lessons from influential women,  as well as the recent Tulsa Business Forum, where she delivered a keynote entitled "Leading through Power Change."
- Spearheaded the #BoardForward Awards Gala as a way to spotlight the ways in which to break down barriers to achieve greater inclusion and diversity in tech. Forbes recently wrote a an article on how to accelerate diversity in tech
From the newsroom to the boardroom, marches on the streets to meetings on Capitol Hill, these powerhouse women speakers are doing more than shaping the conversation, they're making an impact. Bold and pioneering leaders, they offer timely insights and inspiration at every event.