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Engaging, memorable, and motivational women speakers are needed now more than ever. That’s why I’m highlighting this year’s top women speakers.
These female motivational speakers will deliver keynotes that will inspire, encourage, and motivate your audiences to take immediate action that will contribute to their goals as well as company goals.
When putting together this year’s list of top women speakers, I highlighted women who I have personally witnessed provide empowering and motivational talks. These women use their voices, influence, and platform to spread awareness on topics such as leadership development, career development, personal development, and personal growth.
Are you ready to find a woman keynote speaker for your next event?
Read below for this year’s list of top women motivational speakers.
Chelsea Jay, Leadership Development Coach, Motivational Speaker, and Workshop Trainer
Specializes in: Teaching new and emerging leader career growth strategies and how to build engaging, positive, and collaborative work cultures.
As a LinkedIn Learning Instructor, 2Xs Top Career Expert to Follow, and Keynote Speaker, Chelsea delivers empowering and engaging keynotes on workplace culture, leadership development, and career growth strategies to diverse audiences. Her motivational talks help inspire “a-ha moments” for professionals in a variety of industries including government employees, non-profit organizations, and financial institutions.
Portia Obeng, Social Media and Personal Branding Strategist
Specializes in: Helping women level up on LinkedIn and attract opportunities.
Portia is a Social Media Strategist with over 10+ years of experience teaching professionals how to use social media to attract professional opportunities. She frequently partners with corporations to conduct workshops and webinars to encourage and empower women to use social media to build their professional brand.
Ashley Watkins, Nationally Certified Resume Writer | Job Search & Interview Coach
Specializes in: Empowering emerging leaders to land better jobs and higher salaries
As an award-winning and Nationally Certified Resume writer, Ashley has become a well-known and high-impact industry leader. Recognized as a LinkedIn Top Voice and a Top Job Search Expert to follow, Ashley delivers engaging and empowering sessions to professionals at all career levels. She has presented on topics such as resume development, recruiter secrets, the anatomy of a pay raise, LinkedIn optimization, and more. To book Ashley as a speaker for your group visit her website listed below.
Andrea Yacub Macek, Career Coach
Specializes in: Career Change and Networking
Recognized as a Top Job Search Expert to follow, Andrea specializes in empowering and motivating women navigating their careers. She excels at encouraging and equipping mid-career professionals with the tools, knowledge, and strategies needed to gain career clarity to land meaningful opportunities. Andrea often hosts networking master classes. To check out her next one or bring one to your company, check out Andrea’s LinkedIn profile for more information.
Kaljah Adams, Academy Certified Resume Writer and Career Advisor for Students and New Graduates
Specializes in: Helping current students and recent college grads launch their careers.
Kaljah has spent the last 8 years in higher education helping students and recent graduates position themselves to successfully launch and excel in their career. Kaljah presents on topics such as resume development, LinkedIn optimization, and interviewing skills.
Carmen Drummond, Speaker, Military and Veteran Advocate
Specializes in: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Carmen is a Senior Diversity & Inclusion Workforce Consultant and National Minority Veteran Program Manager. She delivers presentations on the importance of belonging in the workplace and intersectionality in professional development. Additional topics include workplace culture, veteran transition, and process improvement.
Lezlie Garr, Resume Writer, Career Change Coach, and Work-From-Anywhere Advocate
Specializes in: Connecting remote-friendly companies with working RVers.
Lezlie has spent more than 10 years helping professionals seamlessly change careers, skyrocket their job search, and land jobs that better align with their values. Lezlie now helps companies improve job seeker engagement, implement social media strategies for attraction, and build brand recognition for remote-friendly companies.
Brianna Watts, Speaker and Resume Writer
Specializes in: Career Development and Mentorship
Brianna is passionate about professional and personal development, allowing her to deliver relatable and motivating talks on creating career longevity through personal branding both online and in-person. She often provides detailed strategies for networking, securing mentorships, and how to successfully pivot into new industries.
Diana Alt, Executive Career and Leadership Coach
Specializes in: Helping high-achieving professionals become the boss of their careers
Diana is a career growth strategist for high-achieving professionals. She is a natural motivator with a “tell it like it is” approach. She is able to quickly capture and engage diverse audiences by sharing her 20+ years of experience in the corporate world. She also teaches professionals how to combine people skills, analytical, and technical skills to do their best work.
Wendi Weiner, Attorney, Personal Branding & Career Expert
Specializes in: Coaching and writing resumes for General Counsels, Senior Executives, and Board Members
As one of the industry’s top Career Expert (featured in 75+ major media outlets), Wendi has delivered engaging keynote sessions to 500+ member audiences from across the globe. She delivers presentations on topics such as personal branding, legal resumes, LinkedIn optimization, salary negotiation, changing careers, job search strategies, and finding a career you love!
Brenda Cunningham, Professional Speaker (Career Development) Interview, Job Search, and Salary Coach
Specializes in: Motivational Speaking, Resume Development, and Coaching
Brenda is a natural wordsmith, career storyteller, and encourager. She delivers presentations that empower, motivate, and uplift audience members by reminding them of how awesome they are. She also teaches professionals how to unlock their true potential by setting realistic and professional goals.
Harleny Vasquez, Social Work Career Coach and Clinical Recruiter
Specializes in: Helping Social Workers rebrand and market themselves with confidence
Harleny has become a recognized career growth strategist for Social Workers. She provides workshop presentations on career clarity, personal branding, and salary negotiation strategies. She’s also an advocate and teacher on overcoming imposter syndrome and navigating the social work workforce as a new graduate.
Jasmine Escalera, Ph.D, Career Empowerment Coach and Podcast Host of Her Next Career Move
Specializes in: Helping women of color build confidence and improve their mindset in their careers.
As a LinkedIn Top Voice and TedX Speaker, Jasmine delivers empowering and motivational talks on how professionals can find fulfillment in their careers. She teaches professionals how to advocate for themselves at work, negotiate salaries, and find companies with healthy work environments.
LinkedIn: Jasmine Escalera, Ph.D | LinkedIn
Shoni Bell, Career Clarity Coach & Resume Writer
Specializes in: Helping professionals achieve career clarity and launch meaningful career campaigns
Shoni delivers honest, inclusive, and engaging presentations on career growth and development strategies to diverse audiences. She helps professionals develop foundational knowledge on personal branding, interview preparation, career transitions, and job search strategies.
The number of inspirational women keynote speakers is on the rise. Each motivational speaker listed in this article is guaranteed to leave your audience feeling energized, inspired, and hopeful.
Book your favorite female keynote speaker today by using the links provided under the bios of each speaker.
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Wishing you a spectacular event!