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.
bell hooks is an acclaimed intellectual, feminist theorist, cultural critic, artist, and writer. hooks has authored over three dozen books and has published works that span several genres, including cultural criticism, personal memoirs, poetry collections, and children's books. Her writings cover topics of gender, race, class, spirituality, teaching, and the significance of media in contemporary culture.
The 2013 TED talk, “The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship,” began with what she called the million dollar question: “Can we want what we already have?”
For the past decade, Emmy Ruiz has focused on empowering women & girls, Latinos, and young voters by leading winning campaigns.
Dominique Christina is a writer, performer, educator, and activist. She holds four national titles in the three years she has been competing in slam poetry.
Amanda Steinberg is the founder & CEO of DailyWorth and WorthFM. DailyWorth is the leading digital financial media company for women with 1 million subscribers.
Farah Bernier is the Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Google’s Global Business Organization and Portfolio organizations.
Gail Larsen’s work has been described by Fast Company as “transforming your relationship to your voice via the deepest stirrings of your soul.”
Kathrin is currently launching her own consulting practice after serving nearly 20 years as a business leader in the tech industry. Most recently, she was 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. Having lived in 5 different… Read more »
Lisa Wimberger is the founder of the Neurosculpting® Institute. She holds a Masters Degree in Education, a Foundations Certification in NeuroLeadership, and Certificates in Medical Neuroscience, Visual Perception and the Brain, and Neurobiology. 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. As the Founder of the Neurosculpting® modality Lisa runs a private meditation practice in Colorado teaching clients who suffer from stress disorders, and she is a faculty member of Kripalu Yoga and Meditation Center, the Law Enforcement Survival Institute, Omega Institute, and 1440 Multiversity.
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.
LiYana Silver mentors women to unlock their Feminine Genius. She writes, teaches, coaches, and speaks, helping women to wake up their inner Oracles, turn on their feminine strengths, and live brilliant lives aligned with their true desires.
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.