Women Worth Following – Inspiring Women You’ll Want to Get to Know
I’m proud to announce this month’s group of Women Worth Following – inspiring women you’ll want to get to know! Every month I feature nine awesome women who are changing the world. I can’t wait for you to check out these amazing women, and don’t forget to follow them too!
Georgia Brown | Singer/Songwriter, Podcast Host
Georgia Brown is a lover of Jesus and people. Born and raised in Arkansas, Georgia now calls Music City her home. She is a singer/songwriter, podcaster, and faithful servant who is passionate about prayer, and about using her unique voice to share about his love in many ways, from posting encouragement on Instagram, creating inspirational music videos, releasing albums, and discussing real-life topics with a variety of guests on her popular podcast: Faith and Friends with Georgia Brown.
Georgia’s prayer is that her generation would come to know the reality of God’s love and live an abundant life in the fullness of freedom.
Portia Collins is a Christian Bible teacher, writer, and podcaster with a passion for sharing God’s Word. Portia is also the founder of She Shall Be Called, a nonprofit women’s ministry focused on Bible literacy. You can also catch her hosting two weekly podcasts: Grounded—a podcast/videocast from Revive Our Hearts—and Sweet Tea with Jasmine & Portia.
Portia and her husband, Mikhail, have a daughter and currently make their home in the Mississippi Delta. Although she is a full-time working wife and mom, she is never too busy to enjoy a few of her favorite things. She enjoys cooking traditional southern dishes, getting lost in a good book, and writing.
Katie founded Hosanna Revival in 2015 after rebinding and painting a Bible. Now she spends her days designing new products, dreaming up beautiful things, and painting. Katie’s walk with Jesus began after her graduation from high school when her best friend invited her to a Young Life camp. It was there that she decided a life with Jesus was for her.
Katie has a heart for ministry, entrepreneurship, and exciting women about engaging with the word of God. You can find Katie in some fun earrings and covered in paint. She’s an Enneagram 3w4, loves planting flowers in her garden, and can most likely be found daydreaming about her next trip with her husband Nick.
Blair Linne is an author, speaker, actress, and Christian spoken word artist. She has appeared in numerous theater productions, commercials, and television shows including Days of Our Lives, Alias, Malcolm in the Middle, Boston Public, The Parkers and American Dreams, as well as her own Saturday morning show, SK8 (Skate) on NBC.
Blair has toured globally and is known as one of the originators of the Christian Spoken Word genre. At 13, she was one of the youngest contributors at The World Stage Anansi writer’s workshop. Since then, she has written poetry for Sprite, Neutrogena, NBC, and the Gospel Coalition. She has been featured on ABC’s Nightline, 102.3 KJLH, Revive Our Hearts, the Los Angeles Times, and several Christian Hip Hop albums. Proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ through spoken word is her passion.
She lives with her husband Shai and their three children in Philadelphia. Blair serves in discipling women at Risen Christ Fellowship.
Jessica Mathisen lives just outside of Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and three kids (two through biology and one through adoption). She is a recovering perfectionist, a former elementary school teacher, and a lover of people. She is the founder of Restoration Women, a ministry that provides job and life skills to women in a Christian context, and self-published author of five books. Her passion is to communicate God’s love to others through writing and relationships. Her most favorite things are hanging with her family, eating chips and salsa, and reading good books.
Vaneetha is passionate about helping people find hope in their suffering. She’s an author and speaker whose story includes childhood bullying, losing an infant son, developing post-polio syndrome, and going through an unwanted divorce. Yet somewhere in her pain, Vaneetha discovered that Jesus was even better than she could have imagined.
Vaneetha’s latest book, Walking Through Fire: A Memoir of Loss and Redemption as well as her upcoming LifeWay Bible study, Desperate for Hope: Questions We Ask God in Suffering, Loss, and Longing, both encourage readers to turn to Christ in their pain. She writes regularly for Desiring God, and has been featured on Family Life Today, Joni & Friends and Christianity Today. Vaneetha and her husband Joel live with their mischievous miniature poodle in NC where she loves to laugh and is addicted to London Fog lattes and office supplies.
Dawn Mann Sanders
Dawn Sanders is an author, speaker, and associate minister at First Baptist Church of Glenarden (FBCG). At FBCG, Dawn has taught extensively on the topic of creating a new life as well as several in-depth Bible studies. Her passion is expository teaching and sharing the wonderful insights God has shown her in His Word.
Dawn also authors weekly insights and advice on her personal blog about overcoming adversity and creating a new life. Dawn has been preaching and teaching at churches, retreats and universities all over the United States for over two decades.
Dawn began speaking and teaching on social justice, specifically diversity, equity and inclusion in 2006 while affiliated with Campus Ambassadors, a division of Missions Door parachurch ministry. Furthermore, Dawn graduated summa cum laude with her Masters of Divinity from Bethel Seminary.
Rachel Sinclair is a storyteller who’s not afraid to laugh at herself or get real about the ups and downs of young adult life. She helps women find freedom from seeking worth in society’s standards (which is exhausting!) and shares practical steps on growing closer to God.
Rachel hosts the podcast, “Keep It Real with Rachel Sinclair,” where she’s interviewed New York Times bestselling authors, Netflix movie stars, and her mom. If you come visit her in Nashville, TN, she’ll take you to a live music show, a game night with friends, and one of her community theater plays. No matter where you are on your journey of following Christ, Rachel welcomes you here.
Danielle is a community builder, collaboration expert, business strategist and the founder of Business Babes Collective, a global community for female entrepreneurs. With over 10 years of entrepreneurial experience in multiple different industries, (including sales for high-end electronics, health & wellness, weddings, conferences & digital marketing), Danielle LOVES working with motivated female entrepreneurs to help them scale their business, add a passive income stream and create strategic and profitable collaborations! One of Danielle’s biggest passions is helping women save time by building a strong foundation and systems to be able to grow their businesses without having to work around the clock.
After hitting burnout multiple times, Danielle knew there needed to be a better way. That’s what lead her to learn how she could build a business that gave her more freedom, as well as create recurring, passive income and flexibility to pursue her passions and start building her family! As a wife and mom to a one-year-old baby girl, Rosie, Danielle’s mission is to help other women launch and scale profitable businesses without working long hours or sacrificing their values. She believes that ALL women can experience time and financial freedom and live fulfilled and purposeful lives.
Danielle serves her community through her podcast, live events, group masterminds as well as her signature business program: Action Takers Club. She believes that community and collaboration are vital in the growth of any successful business!