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Strong Female Leaders to Motivate Your Audience

Female Motivational Speakers on Business Strategy

Lately several of our clients have asked us for top-reviewed female speakers to kick off events. This is a list of fierce and fearless women who energize audiences.

Sarah Robb O’Hagan, Former Gatorade global president, Former Nike marketing director, current CEO of Flywheel Sports

  • Known for disrupting her own business models by developing the Nike Plus technology with Apple, and the Gatorade “G Series” line of products
  • A high-energy ice breaker—perfect for getting your audience amped up and comfortable

Susan O’Malley, First female president of a professional sports franchise (Former president of the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards)

  • One of our all-time most-popular motivational speakers; funny and insightful stories
  • Oversaw a huge business turnaround: the largest ticket revenue increase in the history of NBA franchises

Elizabeth Gore, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Dell and one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business”

  • Works with senior Dell executives to foster policies and programs that breed innovation and internal entrepreneurship
  • Connects with audiences by talking very personally about her journey to success

Lisa Jaster, Army Ranger and peak performance expert

  • First-ever female Army Reservist to become a Ranger (one of the most grueling combat training courses in the world)
  • Believes that “There is no quitting”—leaves audiences inspired to tackle BIG challenges

Vernice Armour, First African-American female combat pilot

  • Flew attack helicopters during two tours of Iraq and earned the nickname “Flygirl”
  • Talks about how to develop a “breakthrough” mentality for success

Carey Lohrenz, First female F-14 tomcat fighter pilot

  • Author of best-selling Fearless Leadership: High-Performance Lessons from the Flight Deck
  • Knows what it takes to win in one of the highest pressure and most extreme environments imaginable: the cockpit at Mach 2

These 6 speakers are full of personality—the perfect combination of important lessons, inspiring stories, and good humor. Also, if you’re thinking about Sarah Robb O’Hagan, she does have a new book out too.

If you are looking for female convention speakers, give us a call at 1-800-SPEAKER or chat with us now to get speaker ideas for your event. We have top recommendations for speakers for meetings and would love to learn more about your goals and objectives for your next client event.

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