As a business coach, writer, and speaker, I believe in championing women and celebrating each other’s success.
Every month, I’ll highlight ten women under 40 who make the world a better place by leading and loving well. Go follow and support them, they’re doing awesome things!
Hannah is a writer, TED Speaker, and mental health advocate with a heart for building leaders. She is the author of two best-selling books, If You Find This Letter and her latest book, Come Matter Here. She is the founder of More Love Letters, a global organization using the power behind social media to write and mail letters to strangers in need across the world. Named as one of the White House’s “Women Working to Do Good,” Hannah and her work have been featured in publications such as CNN World News, the Wall Street Journal, Oprah.com, and Glamour, among dozens of others. Hannah lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, Lane.
Sarajane is an author, speaker and podcaster based out of Asheville, North Carolina. She’s been featured in publications like Apartment Therapy, The Every girl, Parade Magazine and was named a 2018 person on the rise by HoneyBook. She has an amazing Instagram account where she shares her Enneagram wisdom, a podcast that regularly stays at the top of the charts in self-help, and just released her book, The Honest Enneagram last month.
Megan is the founder of Strong Mommas, where she’s changing the conversation about fitness and nutrition. She’s a certified strength coach and a certified nutrition coach, and after working in the fitness industry for over a decade, she finally got fed up. Megan started Strong Mommas as a quality resource for women to learn how to pursue a healthy and fit body as a mom, without dragging vanity into the process. She now coaches hundreds of moms all over the globe, steering them away from body obsession and guilt, and pointing them toward Christ and a freedom in their bodies that they never thought possible. Since its inception, Strong Mommas has grown from a blog, to the incredible Strong Mommas Coaching Program, and now includes The Strong Mommas Podcast. Megan and her husband, Scott, live in Oregon City, Oregon with their two crazy boys and handful of crazy animals.
Simi is a speaker, author and a full-time physical therapist. She has been married to her best friend Jayson John for ten years and they have two beautiful children. Currently she lives in Oklahoma and serves with her husband, who is the lead pastor of New Life Bible Church in Norman. Her calling is to the local church and her passion is to empower women to live in the abundant life Jesus offers them. This year Simi released her first devotional book, I Am Not: Break Free From Stereotypes and Become the Woman God Made You to Be, available on Amazon.
Becky is a speaker and the author of No Better Mom for the Job: Parenting with Confidence (Even When You Don’t Feel Cut Out for It.) With biblical wisdom and vulnerably real stories that leave women laughing and crying, Becky speaks hope into unsure places. Becky is also the Community Manager for DaySpring’s (in)courage, a widely-followed online platform that helps women live their faith. Becky leads a team of twenty-five writers and thousands of readers as they seek to build community, embrace diversity, and become women of courage. She and her husband live near Los Angeles where they enjoy hiking sunny trails with their three spirited sons.
Alexa is the creator of Grace & Cherish, a home and lifestyle brand focused on discovering the art of hospitality. The opportunity to build a home after relocating led to an interest in interior design and creating a home with hospitality in mind. Fueled by the passion to combine beauty and depth, Alexa uses the Grace & Cherish website, blog and online home decor store to inspire and encourage others and explores how to cultivate a lifestyle of hospitality focused on welcome, service and relationship. From home decor tips and ideas, to reflections on hospitality in motherhood, community, identity and more, Grace & Cherish is an invitation to begin the journey of discovering the art of hospitality at home and in life. Alexa lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, Brandon and their three children.
Brooke is a worship leader and songwriter from Toronto, Ontario, where she serves as a Staff Worship Leader at Sanctus Church. When she’s not at her home church, she’s leading worship at different churches and ministries across Canada and beyond. Brooke has been named the Female Vocalist of the Year for the last three years at the Canadian Gospel Music Awards and her new album, Pursue, is nominated for a 2020 Juno Award. She is married to her tour manager and guitar player Steve; together they love leading and pointing people to Jesus.
Jennifer Lucy Tyler
Jennifer is a Bible teacher, author, consultant, and growth coach. She is the creator of two journals and the author of Dried Tears: A Woman’s Guide to Overcoming. As a certified growth coach she helps women walk out their calling, mobilizes them to live missionally, and empowers them spiritually through online courses and studies. In 2018, Jennifer founded Soul Circles, a ministry that gathers women to equip them with inductive Bible study tools and teach the importance of Bible Literacy. She is also a women’s ministry leader at her local church. Jennifer resides in Maryland with her husband, Jeffrey, and their Shih Tzu, Shadow.
Lindsay van Zyl
Lindsay is a podcaster and kingdom entrepreneur who is passionate about leveraging the digital landscape to disciple nations. She has stepped away from striving to live a perfect life and is learning to live in perfect peace. Lindsay’s daily podcast, Posture, serves as a short, audible fist bump to remind listeners that God is in everything and embolden them to take a posture of perfect peace. She is also the co-founder of Inovo, an innovation studio that designs, builds, and launches systems that scale pioneering businesses. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, Bruce, and their pup named Scout.
Katherine is a communicator and advocate. She married her husband Jay in 2004 and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Their son James was born in 2007, and six months later Katherine’s life nearly ended with a catastrophic stroke. Miraculously, she survived and continues her recovery to this day, including having a miracle baby, John, in 2015. Katherine and Jay have shared their journey of steadfast hope through their books, Hope Heals and Suffer Strong, and at speaking events both live and online before millions. Together, they founded Hope Heals Camp, a community for families with disabilities like them. Katherine, Jay, and their two sons live near Atlanta, Georgia.