These HWA speakers inspire and motivate attendees, leaving a lasting impression long after the applause. With a wide range of experiences and stories to share, we can help you find the ideal match for your next event.

ABBY WAMBACH

  • FIFA Women's World Cup Champion and Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist
  • New York Times Bestselling Author
  • Co-Founder and Part Owner of Angel City FC
  • Founder, Wolfpack Endeavor

GLENNON DOYLE

  • Author, Activist, and Founder of Together Rising

TAN FRANCE

  • Star of Emmy-winning Netflix hit Queer Eye
  • Fashion Designer & Entrepreneur
  • Bestselling Author of Naturally Tan

SERENA WILLIAMS

  • Iconic Tennis Champion, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
  • 23-Time Grand Slam Winner
  • Founder, Serena Williams Fund

MAE JEMISON

  • First African American Woman in Space
  • Founder and President, the Jemison Group and BioSentient Corp, Two Medical Technology Companies
  • Currently Leading 100 Year Starship to assure human interstellar space travel to another star within the next century
  • Inductee National Women's Hall of Fame & International Space Hall of Fame

NATE BOYER

  • Former Active-Duty Green Beret and NFL Player for Seattle Seahawks
  • World Traveler and Philanthropist
  • Host of Indivisible on NFL Network

ALEX TOUSSAINT

  • Peloton Cycling Instructor
  • Founder, Do Better Brand and Foundation

ROBIN ARZON

  • Vice President of Fitness Programming and Head Instructor, Peloton
  • New York Times Bestselling author of Shut Up And Run

ERICA KESWIN

  • Author, Bring Your Human to Work and Rituals Roadmap
  • Founder, Spaghetti Project
  • Workplace Strategist & Executive Coach Specializing in the Business of Relationships

RICHARD PHILLIPS

  • Hero of the High Seas & Real Life Inspiration for the Movie Captain Phillips
  • Captain of the Maersk Alabama, Hijacked by Somali Pirates
  • Author, A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea

KWAME ALEXANDER

  • New York Times Bestselling Author, Poet, and Educator

MAYSOON ZAYID

  • Comedian, Writer and Disability Advocate
  • Princeton University Arts Fellow for 2021-23
  • Author of the inspirational memoir, Find Another Dream
  • Co-Founder & Co-Executive Producer, New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest

DESHAUNA BARBER

  • Miss USA (2016)
  • Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve
  • President and CEO of the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)
  • Inspirational Voice for Survivors of Bullying, Sexual Abuse and Loss

J.R. MARTINEZ

  • Wounded U.S. Army Veteran and Motivational Speaker
  • Actor and Champion, Dancing with the Stars
  • New York Times Bestselling Author of Full of Heart
  • Host of the Podcast Rebirth with J.R. Martinez

GABRIELLE BERNSTEIN

  • Six-time #1 New York Times Bestselling author of The Universe Has Your Back
  • Creator of the Miracle Membership and her Spirit Junkie Masterclass
  • Named One of the 20 Best-Branded Women by Forbes
  • Host, 'Dear Gabby' Podcast

CHESLIE KRYST

  • Miss USA 2019
  • Civil Litigation Attorney and Diversity Advisor for North Carolina-based law firm, Poyner Spruill
  • Emmy Award-Nominated Correspondent
  • Impact Ambassador - Dress for Success