Keynote speakers over the years have included: 1991, former First Lady Betty Ford; 1992, Elizabeth Dole; 1993, Muriel Siebert who was the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange; 1994, Sheri Poe, founder of Ryka Athletic Footwear; 1995, Olympic Gold Medalist, Jackie Joyner-Kersee: 1996, Former Texas Governor Ann Richards; 1997, soprano and community activist Beverly Sills; 1998, Linda Ellerbee, Journalist; 1999, Deborah Norville, host of the TV program Inside Edition; 2000, Gail Sheehy, author of “Passages”: 2001, Linda Carter, actress from the hit television series “Wonder Woman”; 2002, Debbi Fields, founder Mrs. Fields Cookies; 2003, Dr. Cheryl Shavers, former Undersecretary of Commerce; 2004, Olympic gold medalist, Mary Lou Retton; 2005, Kathy Ireland, model and entrepreneur; 2006, Jayne Seymour, actress and author; 2006, Jane Seymour, actress and author; 2007, Nancy Brinker, Founder of the Susan G. Komen Center For The Cure; 2008, Soledad O ‘ Brien News Broadcaster; 2009, comedian Vickie Lawrence; 2010, Joan Lunden, broadcaster; 2011, Gloria Allred, attorney; 2012, Tyra Banks, super-model and entrepreneur; 2013, Giuliana Rancic, broadcaster and reality TV star; 2014, Randi Zuckerberg, Facebook marketer, author and business owner; 2015 Dara Torres, Olympic Gold medalist and author; 2016, Naomi Judd, country music singer, songwriter, actress, and activist; and most recently, Laila Ali, Wellness & Fitness Expert, Undefeated Boxing Champion, TV Host, Cooking Enthusiast, Beauty & Lifestyle Brand CEO, Actress, Advocate for Children, Author, Speaker and Mom.

2018 Conference  

Cedric Crawford, Warm-Up Keynote

Laila Ali, Luncheon Keynote

Sonya Christian, Cool-Down Keynote

Diane Williams, Conference Chair

2016 Conference  

Amy Adams, Warm-Up Keynote

Naomi Judd, Luncheon Keynote

Rachel Hollis, Cool Down Keynote

Christina Springstead, Conference Chair

2015 Conference  

Leigh Pozas, Warm-Up Keynote

Dara Torres, Luncheon Keynote

Robin Mangarin-Scott, Cool Down Keynote

Denise Winston, Cool Down Keynote

Leigh Pozas, 2015 Conference Chair