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!
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.”
Amanda Steinberg is the founder & CEO of DailyWorth and WorthFM. DailyWorth is the leading digital financial media company for women with 1 million subscribers.
Lynne Twist is a highly recognized global visionary and author of the best-selling book, The Soul of Money. Lynne has worked with Mother Teresa in Calcutta and has raised billions of dollars to alleviating poverty, ending world hunger and supporting social justice and environmental sustainability.
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.
HeatherAsh Amara is the author of Warrior Goddess Training, Warrior Goddess Way, The Toltec Path of Transformation, and the newly released Awaken Your Inner Fire. She studied and taught extensively with don Miguel Ruiz, author of The Four Agreements.
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.
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.
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 dedicated to evangelizing inclusive excellence in Corporate America. She helped build diversity and inclusion for Southwest Airlines, aligning business, inclusion and culture in an award-winning strategy for one of the nation’s most admired brands.
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.
Vicki Saunders is Founder of SheEO, a global collaboration of female entrepreneurs and radically generous women creating a powerful new ecosystem for growing women-led ventures that have a positive impact in the world.
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.
Grace Figueredo joined Aetna in late 2012 as vice president, chief Diversity & Inclusion officer, reporting to CEO Mark Bertolini and the executive vice president of Human Resources.
Sage Lavine is the CEO of WOMEN ROCKING BUSINESS, reaching nearly 100,000 conscious women entrepreneurs around the globe.
Sandi Mays is a founder and EVP, CIO & Service at Zayo Group, a leader in global telecommunications. Sandi is a champion for diversity in the tech community and serves on the Board of the Latino Leadership Institute and the Salesforce CIO Advisory Board.
Likened to a "Malala with a laptop," Sister Zeph is an award-winning crusader for girls education and digital skills in rural Punjab, Pakistan.
A pioneer for social change and gender lens investing, Kristin is the Founder of Nia Community Investment Fund. In 2012 she partnered with Domini Social Investments to create Nia Global Solutions, bringing impact investing offerings to Public Markets.
An international Leadership Development Consultant and innovative leader in organizational and corporate culture change, Pamela Mattsson leads Amazon's Executive Development efforts at Amazon. She is a dynamic thought leader and brings special expertise in innovation and inclusion using an experiential and humanistic approach.
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.
Andrea J. Young is the CEO of the Colorado Technology Association (CTA). Andrea is a dynamic technology executive with more than 20 years experience driving innovation and growth for multiple industries within the Colorado tech economy.
The current chair of World Pulse, Colleen Abdoulah is the only female CEO to have led a top-ten cable operating company.
Amy Keller, CCN, is the Director of Education and Training for ORGANIC INDIA. Amy's unique style of leadership and education has touched the lives of thousands, inspiring students, coworkers, and consumers into action around wellness and consciousness, in theory and practice.