Are you looking for a powerful feminist speaker to motivate your audience? Celebrity Speakers Bureau has a wide selection of celebrity speakers leading the feminist movement with their entrepreneurial and athletic acheivments. Here are our Top Ten Inspirational Women making the most impact in 2018:
Alyssa Milano– Credited with starting the #MeToo moment, Alyssa Milano is an actress as well as a feminist speaker. Alyssa retweeted a friend’s post suggesting all women having experienced sexual assault write “Me too” as their status in order to display the commonality of such incidences. Little did Alyssa realize, her retweet would go viral, garnering the support of countless other celebrity activists. Up to the present time, Alyssa has been a public supporter of women’s rights and especially those of mothers. She is one of the most vocal celebrities helping to destigmatize public breastfeeding. The quintessential feminist speaker of 2018, Milano carries her reign into the new year. She will be taking the stage at BlogHer Health in LA this coming January.
Randi Zuckerberg– Randi Zuckerberg is an incredible business speaker and role model for young women. She is the the CEO of Zuckerberg Media and former director of market development for Facebook. In addition, Randi is a best-selling author and the founder of digital lifestyle publication Dot Complicated. A mother of two children, Randi proves to women that they really can have it all. Randi often speaks on the influence of advancing technology in our day to day lives and striving for balance. In her New York Times best selling book, Pick Three: You Can Have It All, she shares her advice on achieving this balance. Randi is most recently a keynote speaker for 4,500 of Expedia Group’s partners at the explore ’18 conference in Las Vegas. An incredible feminist speaker, Randi is well versed in emerging technology and marketing trends.
Bindi Irwin– The 20 year old daughter of Steve Irwin, Bindi Irwin covers the December 2018 edition of People Magazine. Despite losing her father at the age of eight, Bindi honors him as a celebrity activist and emerging star. At only 8 years of age, Bindi delivered her father’s eulogy to a worldwide audience. With 5,000 people present and over 300 million television viewers, Bindi’s speech was impactful to many people and “television moment of the year” in the 2006 TV Week readers’ poll. Since then, Bindi has been building her own platform and won season 21 of DWTS. Following in her fathers footsteps, Bindi stars in the Animal Planet series, Crikey! It’s the Irwins, airing in October 2018. An impressive young woman, Bindi is the perfect feminist speaker to teach your audience about overcoming harsh circumstances.
Dara Torres– A record breaking Olympian, Dara Torres is the only swimmer to represent the US in five Olympic Games. After taking a seven year hiatus from competitive swimming, Dara began training for her comeback and fourth Summer Olympics in 2000, at the age of 33. Most notably, 40 year old Dara returned to compete in 2008, only 16 months after the birth of her child, earning three silver medals. Following a reconstructive surgery on her knee, Dara placed fourth in the 2012 Olympic Trials bringing her Olympic career to a close. Presently, Dara is a panelist on We Need To Talk, a sports talk-show produced by an all female cast and crew and airing monthly on CBS Sports Network Primetime. In addition, she is an outstanding feminist speaker, motivating women with her accomplishments.
Abigail Johnson– CEO of Fidelity Investments, Abigail Johnson is the ninth-wealthiest female billionaire in world. She has held several posts at Fidelity and was appointed chief executive officer in 2014. She is also the only woman to serve on the board of the Financial Services Forum. Ranking in Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women for five years, she is #5 on the list in 2018. Making an appearance on the David Rubenstein Show in 2017, Abigail discusses her rise to CEO and how she defines leadership. Few men or woman can rival the success of Abigail Johnson, making her one of the most influential business speakers on the circuit.
Robin Roberts– Best known as co-anchor of Good Morning America, Robin Roberts is also a best-selling author and representative for breast cancer and myelodysplastic syndrome. In addition, she is a mentor for Disney’s #DreamBigPrincess campaign in 2018. Announcing her cancer diagnosis in 2007, Robin is fortunate to have the support of over 4.5 million daily viewers. Only four years after her return to GMA, Roberts was diagnosed with a rare disease of the bone marrow. Roberts is a strong woman unwilling to accept defeat in her fight for physical wellness or advances in her career. She made a recent appearance at the Success Women’s Conference with her two sisters, giving a moving keynote on overcoming fear.
Jen Selter– Jen Selter is first-wave Instagram fitness influencer with 12.6 million followers. While working at a gym, Selter began posting photos of her progress. She could have never expected her hobby to become a multi-million dollar career. In time, Selter’s followers began asking her for advice on how to achieve similar results. She began catering to the demand for instagram “fitspo”, and her account has been growing ever since. Selter has paved the way for all fitness influencers on Instagram and now endorses brands such as Bebe and Supreme. Additionally, she is the brand ambassador and partial owner of company, BlendJet. In summary, Selter is an innovative businesswoman with a great deal of marketing knowledge to help others share in her success.
Misty Copeland– Misty Copeland is making history as the first black Female Principal Dancer in the American Ballet Theatre. However, Copeland’s is making an unprecedented impact on professional ballet in more ways than one. Her curvaceous figure was criticized early in her career causing her to struggle with eating disorders, as many ballerinas do. Eventually making the decision to accept herself, she was taken by surprise when ABT began to as well. The new standard Copeland is setting gives young girls pursuing their dreams as ballerinas infinite more opportunity. She spoke to an audience at Time 100 x WeWork in New York this September about her ascent in ABT. Misty is powerful inspiration for women and even more captivating speaker.
Billie Jean King– Tennis Hall of Famer and sports speaker, Billie Jean King is most distinguishable for her “Battle of the Sexes” match against tennis champion Bobby Riggs. Resulting from a comment he made about women in tennis being inferior, King challenged Bobby to a tennis match and won a $100,000 prize. This was an unprecedented victory for a female tennis player in 1973. Billie Jean was launched back into the spotlight after the release of “Battle of the Sexes”, a film portraying her early role in feminism. Subsequently, Billie Jean King is winner of the 2018 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award. An incredible feminist speaker with a lifetime of wisdom to share, King paved the way for this generation’s revolt.
Serena Williams– Serena Williams is by far the most highly accoladed female tennis player of her generation. Serena is also a prominent philanthropist, instrumental in the Purple Purse Foundation. It is an organization providing resources to both male and female victims of domestic violence. Each year, Serena designs a purple handbag as an award for fundraising. Through her own nonprofit, The Serena Williams Fund, she has physically helped build three schools in Africa. Most notably, they all have a specific required ratio of enrolled boys and girls to help promote equal education. In September, at the National Retail Federation trade show, Serena discusses family, charity, and building her fashion business. Embodying an unignorable presence, Serena is a feminist speaker using her voice to propel good deeds and great aspirations.
As you can see, Celebrity Speakers Bureau has a diverse selection of women leaders to positively impact your unique event. Contact the team at Celebrity Speakers Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (212) 410-2853 to hire a celebrity speaker for your next event.