Emerging Women Live Speakers
Emerging Women Live is known for bringing a stellar line-up of vibrant and engaging women to the stage each year, and 2017 will be no exception. Don’t forget to check back often, as we’ll be announcing new speakers every week!
Speaker and the author of 2006's runaway bestseller Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert is unquestionably one of her generation's most beloved memoirists.
Alicia Garza is the co-founder of Black Lives Matter. In March 2016, Fortune magazine named Garza and her two BLM co-founders to its list of the “50 of the most influential world leaders.”
Emmy Ruiz has focused on empowering women, Latinos, and young voters by leading winning campaigns; she was the Colorado State Director for Hillary Clinton’s Campaign in 2016.
Sera Beak is a Harvard-trained scholar of comparative world religions who has traveled the world to study with Sufi dervishes, Tibetan monks, Croatian mystics, and more.
Shiza Shahid is an entrepreneur, investor, speaker and women's rights advocate. Shiza co-founded The Malala Fund with Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, and led the organization as founding CEO.
Amanda Steinberg is the founder & CEO of DailyWorth and WorthFM. DailyWorth is the leading digital financial media company for women with 1 million subscribers.
Her debut memoir charts four decades of a life lived in the moment, a path from harrowing loss and darkness to a place of peace and redemption.
Farah Bernier is the Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Google’s Global Business Organization and Portfolio organizations.
Sage Lavine is the CEO of WOMEN ROCKING BUSINESS, reaching nearly 100,000 conscious women entrepreneurs around the globe.
Tracy D. Gray is currently Managing Director at The 22 Capital Group, an international investment and advisory firm. Ms. Gray was recently named a Los Angeles “50 Women of Influence” in business.
Kathrin is currently launching her own consulting practice after serving as Head of Google’s Executive Development organization, where she successfully worked with some of the world’s most innovative leaders to help them tackle their biggest challenges.
Lisa Wimberger is the founder of the Neurosculpting® Institute. She is the author of NEW BELIEFS, NEW BRAIN: Free Yourself from Stress and Fear, and NEUROSCULPTING: A Whole-Brain Approach to Heal Trauma, Rewrite Limiting Beliefs, and Find Wholeness.
The current chair of World Pulse, Colleen Abdoulah is the only female CEO to have led a top-ten cable operating company.
Clare Dubois is the founder of TreeSisters.org, a feminine nature-based organisation inspiring the world’s women to take shared leadership around tropical reforestation.
Jensine (Yen-See-Nah) Larsen, an award-winning social media entrepreneur and international journalist, is the founder of World Pulse, a digital media network connecting women worldwide and bringing them a global voice.
Rachael O’Meara is a transformational leadership and executive coach, as well as a sales executive at Google. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and Success Magazine.
Liji Thomas is the Founder and CEO of Inclusion Evangelist, LLC, a consulting firm founded to help organizations ensure that there are no barriers to full human potential. She was the head of diversity and inclusion for Southwest Airlines, building the program from the ground up.
Singer-songwriter Connie Lim wanted to make her voice heard at the Women’s March on Washington. After brainstorming with her friends from the Pussyhat Project, the 30-year-old Los Angeles-based musician came up with the idea of performing her single, “Quiet,” on the streets of Washington, D.C. with 26 other artists.