Lisa Ling:

  • Award-Winning Host of "Our America With Lisa Ling" on OWN
  • Special Correspondent for CNN
  • Former Host of National Geographic Explorer

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela:

  • Assistant Professor at The New School
  • Bilingual and Sex Education Expert
  • Author of Classroom Wars
  • Co-Founder of HealthClass 2.0

Barbara Corcoran:

  • Real Estate Mogul & Business Expert
  • Best-Selling Author
  • Co-Host of ABC's Shark Tank

Porter Gale:

  • Networking & Marketing Expert
  • Former VP of Marketing at Virgin America
  • World-Renowned Branding Leader
  • Award-Winning Author

Shaifali Puri:

  • Executive Director of Global Innovation at NIKE Foundation
  • Open-Source Innovation Expert

Ellen Gustafson:

  • Co-Founder of Food Tank
  • Co-Founder of FEED Projects
  • Founder of 30 Project & Change Dinner
  • Author

Sallie Krawcheck:

  • Financial Research Analyst
  • Wealth Management Expert
  • Former President of Global Wealth & Investment Management for Bank of America
  • Fortune Magazine's "Last Honest Analyst"

Women have always been trailblazers. And yet their public voices still remain in the minority. What if there was a home for the most accomplished female thought-leaders of our time in which Leadership, Innovation, Passion, Finance, Politics - even Spirituality and Comedy - were made available to the public via Keynote Speeches, Lectures, Workshops, and Consulting? What if the we made the voices of today's current Female Trailblazers even louder?  

Welcome to MINERVA: Outstanding Women Speakers, a place where powerful, thought-provoking, and original voices from across North America meet and exchange ideas, concepts, and content on a custom-basis. Our Trailblazing roster of Speakers and Practitioners represents more than just speakers. The amazing Women made available via our network of Change-makers and Thought Leaders allows us to present and create opportunities for one-of-a-kind events, regardless of theme, purpose, location, or budget. 

Whether you are seeking a powerful conference speaker, seminar speaker, university or college speaker, personal consultant, panelist, training session, workshop - you name it - we are proud to be North America's premier source for female leaders. MINERVA: Outstanding Women Speakers is dedicated to connecting your organization with the absolute best and brightest of our time. Take a look around, and then give us a call to speak with one of our event planners about your next great event.