Celebrating 12 Bold Women Keynote Speakers on International Women’s Day

Posted by Alexis Washington

TodayWomens-Day-2016-1-1 is International Women’s Day! This global holiday celebrates the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women. This year the campaign theme is #BeBoldForChange, which encourages groundbreaking action to truly drive the greatest change for women.

In honor of this special day, we’ve highlighted 12 women keynote speakers with diverse topics. They have been athletes, financial experts, media personalities, and even adventurers! Because of their unique experiences, these amazing women cover a wide range of speaking topics, and would be perfect for any event that wants to motivate and empower it’s audience.



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Amelia Rose Earhart is an inspiring pilot who became one of the youngest women to fly a single-engine plane around the world. She is also president of the Fly With Amelia Foundation, a non-profit organization providing flight training scholarships to young women across America. In her presentations, she challenges the audience to discover their identity and passions. more

Topics: Achievement, Goal Setting, Adventurers, Motivational, TED Conference, Inspiration, Trending Motivational, Trending Fresh Perspective Keynotes, Social Entrepreneur & Causes



Robyn BenincasaRobyn-Benincasa-High

Robyn Benincasa is the founder of World Class Teams, a world champion adventure racer, a CNN Hero, former corporate sales expert and a full-time firefighter who advises organizations on building World Class Teams of their own. As one of the highest rated female speakers, she regularly shares the stage with world leaders and business icons. more

Topics: Team Building, Leadership, Adventurers, Inspiration, Trending Motivational, Workplace Safety

Dr. Jen Welter

Dr. Jen Welter is the first female to serve as an NFL coach in the male-dominated sport of football. In her presentations, she uses her story of goal setting and determination to inspires others to recognize their own potential and to break through their own life barriers. more

Topics: Empowerment, NFL/Football, Motivational, Overcoming Adversity, Team Building, Women’s Issues, Coaches & Managers, Accountability, Inspiration, Sports Stars


Automotive Industry

Lisa Copelandlisa copeland

One of the most important faces in the automotive industry, Lisa Copeland is a dedicated pioneer in the field of automotive sales and brand strategy, with over 25 years of proven success. Lisa has spoken at many events where she shares her expertise in sales and marketing. more

Topics: Business Entrepreneurship, Customer Service, Sales Strategies, Motivational, Peak Performance, Women’s Issues, Corporate Culture, Accountability, Leadership and Inspiration


Celebrity Speaker

Judge Glenda Hatchettjudge glenda

Judge Glenda Hatchett is a courtroom TV judge, with a highly diverse career background. She has worked as a senior attorney, public relations manager, and has served on the Boards of three Fortune 500 companies. She is also committed to community development through her service on various non-profit boards. more

Topics: Celebrity Speakers, Women’s Issues, Youth Issues, Reality TV Stars

Overcoming Adversity


Stephanie Deckersteph decker

When a disastrous tornado hit Henryville, Indiana, Stephanie Decker shielded her two children from harm and lost both of her legs. Now as a keynote speaker, she helps others discover their inner hero. And she shares how humor, teamwork, and setting goals can be used to overcome any obstacle. more

Topics: Disability Issues, Inspiration, Motivational, Change, Overcoming Adversity, TED Conference, Trending Motivational, Social Entrepreneur & Causes

Janine Shepherdjanine-shepherd

After she was traumatically disabled in a truck accident, Janine Shepherd has made it her mission to be a voice for women with disabilities. As an internationally renowned speaker, Janine has inspired audiences around the world. more

Topics: Change, Motivational, Overcoming Adversity, Adventurers, Health & Wellness, Disability Issues, TED Conference, Inspiration, Trending Motivational, Trending Fresh Perspective Keynotes


Finance Experts

Neale Godfreyneale godfrey

Neale Godfrey is a leading authority on finance after working in the business for more than 30 years. She became one of the first female executives at The Chase Manhattan Bank. Later, she became the president of The First Women’s Bank and founder of The First Children’s Bank. more

Topics: Education, Finance & Insurance, Youth Issues, Women’s Issues, Life Balance, Personal Growth

Sallie Krawchecksallie krawcheck

Sallie Krawcheck has built a career that demonstrates how it is possible to turn around and substantially grow troubled financial services businesses. Her expertise has led her to become one of the most respected voices on Wall Street. more

Topics: Leadership, Finance & Insurance, Women in Business, CEOs & Business Leaders


Media Personalities

Mel Robbinsmel robbins

Mel Robbins is currently one of CNN’s most popular on-air commentators and opinion writer. As a powerful motivational speaker, she is trusted by global brands to design and deliver multi-media, interactive keynotes that inspire change, challenge thinking and accelerate personal and business growth. more

Topics: Communication Skills, Motivational, Media Personalities, Leadership, Sales Strategies, Women’s Issues, TED Conference, Trending Motivational, Trending Fresh Perspective Keynotes, Leadership and Inspiration

Katty Kaykatty

As the lead anchor for BBC World News America, Katty Kay reports on the latest U.S. economic and political news. She’s a popular speaker who addresses both current political events and also issues impacting women. more

Topics: Global Issues, Politics, Women in Business, Media Personalities, Commentators/Pundits


Publishing Industry

Kate Whitekate white

Kate White is an internationally known expert on leadership, work and success, and a New York Times bestselling author. Her expert advice is based on her career running five major U.S. magazines, including her 14 years as the Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan. more

Topics: Leadership, Women’s Issues


For more information about how keynote motivational speakers like these can impact your event, contact Eagles Talent Speakers Bureau at 1.800.345.5607.

Posted by Alexis Washington
Alexis Washington writes about expert keynote speakers and Motivational Speakers, as well as tips and tricks for corporate meeting planners. If you need a guest professional speaker or corporate entertainer for your next convention or conference, you can visit

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