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Women Motivational Speakers

Are you looking for a motivational female speaker to inspire audiences at your next event?

We work with incredible female business leaders, military veterans, journalists, athletes, and more who "wow" audiences with incredible stories of beating the odds and finding success in even the most unlikely of circumstances. These top female motivational speakers share their stories and move audiences to push past obstacles, set and meet major goals, and build the future they’ve always dreamed of. Also able to touch on gender issues, these inspirational female voices leave attendees both feeling both excited and energized and adequately armed to tackle any challenge or roadblock with high-level insight and practical advice.

Let us know if you are interested in one of our speakers for your event.

CEO of Flywheel Sports & Fmr. President of Nike, Gatorade, & Equinox

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Executive, activist, and entrepreneur, Sarah Robb O’Hagan is described by the media as everything from “Superwoman undercover” to the “Queen of the Jocks” to the ultimate example of where motivational business woman, mother, and fitness fanatic combine. Named among Forbes “Most Powerful Women in Sports” and recognized as one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business,” Sarah's career includes leadership roles at some of the world’s most iconic brands. She is the former CEO of Flywheel Sports, former President of Gatorade, former Director at Nike, and an internationally recognized re-inventor of brands. She is the founder of Extreme Living, a consultancy focused on bringing the best out of individuals and organizations.

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BrandingChange ManagementCreativityEntrepreneurshipGenerations & DemographicsHealth, Happiness, & WellnessInspiration & MotivationLeadershipMarketingPeak PerformanceRetailSalesTeamworkDisruptionTurnaroundCorporate CultureRisk-TakersAthletes & CommentatorsBusiness Leaders From Major BrandsCEOsAuthorsFemale Speakers

Boxing Champion, Elite Athlete, Fitness & Nutrition Expert, TV Host, Beauty...

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Laila Ali is a world-class athlete, fitness & nutrition expert, TV host, cooking enthusiast, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand and mother of two. The daughter of late beloved global icon and humanitarian, Muhammad Ali, she is a four-time undefeated boxing world champion, whose stellar record includes 24 wins (21 of which were "knockouts") and zero losses. Laila is heralded as the most successful female in the history of women's boxing continues to motivate people across the globe.

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Diversity & InclusionEntrepreneurshipHealth, Happiness, & WellnessInspiration & MotivationPeak PerformanceGrowthAthletes & CommentatorsAfrican American SpeakersAuthorsFemale Speakers

Co-Host of MSNBC's Morning Joe & New York Times Best-Selling...

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Mika Brzezinski, the co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and the daughter of former National Security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, spends each morning debating the headlines with a roundtable of political insiders, journalists, and newsmakers. Brzezinski is also the author of the best-selling books, All Things at Once and Knowing Your Value. She addresses current headlines, politics, women’s issues, motivate women in the workplace, and the media.
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Diversity & InclusionPoliticsModeratorMediaAuthorsFemale Speakers
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Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management & Senior Client Advisor At Morgan...

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Carla Harris is Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley. She was Chair of the Morgan Stanley Foundation from 2005 to 2014, and sits on the boards of several community organizations. In August 2013, Carla was appointed by President Barack Obama to chair the National Women’s Business Council. She is a gospel recording artist and a popular motivational speaker who gives inspirational career guidance to corporate audiences based on her book, “Expect to Win.” Carla joined Morgan Stanley in 1987 after completing an AB in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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EntrepreneurshipInspiration & MotivationLeadershipOvercoming AdversityBusiness Leaders From Major BrandsTED SpeakersAfrican American SpeakersAuthorsFemale Speakers

2018 Paralympic Silver Medalist & 2014 Paralympic Bronze Medalist and...

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Amy Purdy had a typical childhood until losing her legs at 19 as a result of Meningitis, which has led to an adulthood of extraordinary accomplishments. Amy is the top ranked adaptive snowboarder in the US, a three-time World Cup Para-Snowboard winner, the 2014 Paralympic Bronze Medalist, and the 2018 Paralympic Silver Medalist. She is the co-founder of Adaptive Action Sports (AAS), a non-profit organization which helps disabled youth, young adults, and wounded veterans get involved with action sports, and the author of the New York Times best-selling book, On My Own Two Feet. Amy has evolved into a powerful inspirational and motivational speaker who has been seen by millions of people and invited to share her story to audiences around the world.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Inspiration & MotivationPeak PerformanceOvercoming AdversityAthletes & CommentatorsTED SpeakersFemale Speakers

Army Ranger, Leadership and Peak Performance Expert

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Lisa Jaster is one of only three women to graduate from the first integrated United States Army Ranger program, which is one of the most difficult combat training courses in the world, and she was the first female Army Reserve officer to become a Ranger. Lisa continues to demonstrate that barriers are meant to be broken and exemplifies how perseverance and hard work are absolutely essential to achieving your goals. Filled with humorous stories and motivational anecdotes, her talks leave audiences inspired to push past adversity no matter the cost and better their lives.

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Inspiration & MotivationLeadershipPeak PerformanceRelationship BuildingOvercoming AdversityDecision MakingRisk-TakersAthletes & CommentatorsMilitary LeadersFemale Speakers

Fmr. Pres. of the Washington Capitals and the Washington Wizards, First...

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As the first female president of a professional sports franchise, Susan O’Malley, the former president of Washington Sports and Entertainment, is a pioneer in sports and business. Under her guidance, her company improved its bottom line, as well as its winning percentage, and the Washington Wizards experienced the largest ticket revenue increase and the highest renewal rate in the history of an NBA franchise to date. O’Malley’s illustrious career also included the creation of the MCI Center, which helped revitalize downtown DC. She addresses management, leadership, marketing, motivation & inspiration.

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Change ManagementCustomer ExperienceDiversity & InclusionLeadershipMarketingTeamworkTurnaroundCorporate CultureBusiness Leaders From Major BrandsCEOsFemale Speakers
Nicole Malachowski, First Woman Thunderbird Pilot, Combat Veteran, Fighter Squadron Commander

First Woman Thunderbird Pilot, Combat Veteran, & Fighter Squadron Commander

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A 21-year veteran of the United States Air Force, Colonel Nicole Malachowski (USAF, Ret.) wanted to fly military jets from the moment she saw them at her first air show when she was five years old. She achieved that goal – and then some. A leader, a combat veteran, the first woman pilot on the Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron, an instructor, a White House Fellow, and an inductee into the Women in Aviation International Pioneer Hall of Fame, Nicole’s Air Force career exceeded her wildest dreams and now shares her motivational & inspirational story for audiences everywhere. 

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Change ManagementHealth, Happiness, & WellnessInspiration & MotivationLeadershipPeak PerformanceTeamworkOvercoming AdversityDecision MakingRisk-TakersMilitary LeadersFemale Speakers


Invite a Female Motivational Speaker To Your Event

Bring fresh energy and exciting ideas to your next event by hiring one of these fantastic female motivational speakers. Sure to leave your attendees with a new perspective and renewed sense of purpose, these inspirational women speakers touch on everything from how to push past failure and “never let the quit in,” to why you must always act as though you already sit in the seat you aspire to have, to how to not be discouraged by chasing a dream that no woman ever has achieved before.

Our female motivational speakers include the first female Army Reserve Ranger, the first female four-star General, the first female president of a national sports franchise, the first transgender Navy SEAL, a Paralympic athlete, a world-renowned journalist who took on a major news network, the most successful female boxer in history, the first female Thunderbird pilot, female CEOs and more. Their incredible achievements and impactful stories for staying motivated will leave an indelible impression on your group.

At Leading Authorities, Inc. speaker’s bureau, we’ll be able to help you find a speaker that will be able to most closely relate to your specific audience. We will also take your budget, theme, goals and more into consideration when creating a customized speaker list for you.

For more information on booking one of these accomplished speakers or a specific speaker not listed above for your next meeting or event, contact our team today as we specialize in placing hard-to-find and in-demand keynote speakers from all around the world, which may not be listed on our website.

You can also email us, call 1-800-SPEAKER, or live chat with a member of our team right now.