Highlights

Speakers for Women’s History Month

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Happy Women’s History Month! This year, join us in celebration and book these inspiring speakers for your event. With their strength, activism, and drive to achieve a more just society, these changemaking women are guaranteed to uplift audiences of all kinds.


Bestsellers and Award Winners

These authors have topped bestseller lists and won prestigious awards for their artful stories.

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Jennifer Egan

Author of The Candy House and the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Visit from the Goon Squad

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Delia Owens

#1 New York Times-bestselling author of Where the Crawdads Sing and wildlife scientist

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Jennifer Clement

President of PEN International and author of Gun Love

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Rebecca Makkai

Author of The Great Believers

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Taylor Jenkins Reid

New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & the Six and Malibu Rising

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Kali Fajardo-Anstine

National Book Award Finalist and author of Sabrina & Corina

Marjane Satrapi

Academy Award-nominated director, cartoonist, and author of Persepolis

More bestselling author speakers: Ariel LevyGillian Flynn, Diana Gabaldon, Charlaine Harris, Debbie Macomber, Namwali Serpell, Ariel Lawhon, Lara Prescott, Sigrid Nunez, Elizabeth Strout, Kiley Reid, Erin Morgenstern


Activists and Advocates

From advocates for racial and gender equality to activists on the front lines of abolishing the death penalty, these speakers examine the inner workings of society and pose ideas for how we can improve.

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Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Physician, scientist and activist who exposed the Flint water crisis

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Sarah McBride

Delaware State Senator, LGBTQ activist, and National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign

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Carlotta Walls LaNier

Youngest of the Little Rock Nine, civil rights advocate, National Women’s Hall of Fame inductee

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Dr. Jennifer L. Eberhardt

Award-winning social psychologist and one of the world’s leading experts on unconscious bias

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Sister Helen Prejean

Leading advocate for the abolition of the death penalty

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Brittany K. Barnett

Award-winning attorney, entrepreneur, and author of A Knock at Midnight

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Emily Bernard

Professor and author of Black is the Body

More inspiring activists: Clemantine Wamariya Sarah Burns, Isabel WilkersonDiane Shader Smith


Leadership Experts

Leaders and entrepreneurs alike will find meaning in these speakers’ talks about how to take one’s leadership and career skills to the next level.

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Priya Parker

Facilitator, strategic advisor, and acclaimed author of The Art of Gathering

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J. Kelly Hoey

Networking expert and author of Build Your Dream Network

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Erica Cerulo and Claire Mazur

Entrepreneurs and authors of Work Wife

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Joanna Barsh

McKinsey Director Emeritus, bestselling author of How Remarkable Women Lead and Centered Leadership and Grow Wherever You Work.

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Therese Huston

Author of Let’s Talk: Make Effective Feedback Your Superpower

More leadership speakers: Tasha Eurich, Linda Kaplan Thaler


Motivational Speakers

These speakers will inspire and move audiences with their stories of survival, empowerment, and self-improvement.

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Cheryl Strayed

Author of the #1 New York Times-bestselling memoir Wild and “Dear Sugar” columnist

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Dani Shapiro

Bestselling author of Hourglass and Inheritance, host of the Family Secrets podcast.

Cathy Guisewite

Creator of the Cathy comic strip

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Tiffany Jenkins

Social media star, content creator, comedian, and recovering addict

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Holly Whitaker

Bestselling author of Quit Like a Woman and Founder of Tempest, Inc.

More motivational speakers:  Jane Fonda, Carine McCandless, Melissa d’Arabian, Olivia Gatwood, Suleika Jaouad, Dr. Michele Harper, Latasha Morrison 


Journalists

With their investigative prowess and incredible stories, these journalists speak boldly about our shifting culture through their reporting.

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Alisyn Camerota

Author, journalist, and anchor of the CNN morning news program New Day.

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Alex Wagner

Journalist and author of Futureface

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Amanda Lucidon

Obama White House photographer, award-winning filmmaker, and New York Times-bestselling author

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Bina Venkataraman

Author of The Optimist’s Telescope and Editorial Page Editor at The Boston Globe

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Casey Cep

New York Times bestselling author of Furious Hours and New Yorker staff writer

More journalists: Lauren MarkhamDr. Sheri Fink, Jill LeovyBethany McLeanRebecca Mead


Younger Audiences & Parenting

From children’s and young adult fiction authors to parenting experts, these speakers are perfect for events with young audiences and their parents alike.

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R. J. Palacio

#1 New York Times bestselling author of Wonder

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Jacqueline Woodson

National Book Award and four-time Newbery Honor Winner, MacArthur Fellow, and bestselling author of Red at the Bone

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Cara Natterson, M.D.

Pediatrician, consultant, speaker, and author of Decoding Boys

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Lauren Smith Brody

Author of The Fifth Trimester

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Eve Rodsky

New York Times-bestselling author and creative leadership expert

More speakers for young adults and parents:  E. Lockhart, Nic Stone, Sabaa Tahir, Evette Dionne

 

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