As a business coach, writer, and speaker, I believe in championing women, encouraging the next generation of leaders, and celebrating the amazing things women are doing in the world.
Every month, I’ll highlight ten women who make the world a better place by leading and loving well. Go follow and support them, they’re doing awesome things!
Mandy is the President and CEO of MOPS International and is widely known for her unique takes on parenting, relationships, spiritual and cultural issues.
Through MOPS, which influences millions of moms through thousands of groups internationally, Mandy serves as the voice of one of the most influential parenting organizations in the U.S. and around the world.
Prior to joining MOPS, Mandy was a preaching pastor at Mosaic, a church based in Southern California. Mandy has been featured on MSN.com, TheKnot.com, TheNest.com, and Fox.
She regularly speaks to national and international audiences. She and her husband, Joe, live in Denver, Colorado with their three children.
Mandy is the author of Have More Fun: How to Be Remarkable, Stop Feeling Stuck & Start Enjoying Life, Starry-Eyed: Seeing Grace in the Unfolding Constellation of Life and Motherhood, and co-author with Sandra Stanley of Breathing Room for Moms: A 6 Week Devotional.
Tiffany is the author of Prey Tell: Why We Silence Women Who Tell the Truth and How Everyone Can Speak Up (Brazos Press 2021) as well as She Dreams and Never Alone.
She is a speaker, writer, and podcast co-host of Why Tho, a show answering the existential and nonsensical questions we ask ourselves, with author and speaker, Ashley Abercrombie.
She speaks at conferences and events around the world, and her work has been featured in World Vision Magazine, Pentecostal Evangel, TODAY Parents, YouVersion Bible app, the Hallmark Channel, The Jenny McCarthy Show, and more.
She leads an engaged audience of 50,000 followers online and is committed to encouraging people of faith to live lives of conviction, substance, and grace.
As a minority, an immigrant woman with an interracial family, she is passionate about inviting all to the table of faith, equality, justice, and dignity.
Maryann is a palpable presence in her community— locally and worldwide. Driven by her own mental health journey, she takes pride in providing a safe space for fellow Filipino Americans to bravely feel their feelings and heal from generational trauma.
As a blogger, her main goal is being brutally honest about her mental illnesses in hopes to begin to change the stigma of mental health disorders in the Asian community.
In addition to being a devoted mom to five kids, wife of 18 years, transplant to the Phoenix metro suburbs, and proud Christ follower, Maryann has been recognized by the Arizona Asian Chamber of Commerce for her extraordinary commitment to push the community into uncomfortable conversations, challenging limiting beliefs, and becoming their own version of the American Dream.
She holds a certification in Transformational Life Coaching from the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts and recently concluded her inaugural group coaching course.
Maryann’s passion for open conversations on The Filpino Momcast Podcast and Kasama, a Filipino American mom support group launching in 2021, is to support first and second generation Filpino Americans find the delicate but complex balance between living in America and being proud of their Filipino heritage.
Kendra is a Millennial Strategist, Author and Speaker, and the owner of God’s Perspective for Me® LLC.
Through coaching, she helps Christian millennials turn their testimony into their ministry discovered through self-examination so they can answer God’s call. Recovering from alcohol and knowing God for herself activated her purpose.
She has written two volumes of “God’s Perspective for Me®,” and is a collaborator of “The Resistance” book, while being a contributor for the online magazine “Beauty & The Gospel” based out of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Kendra is the founder of “Millennials on Purpose” and co-founder of the “Feed Your Purpose” brunch, environments created for young adults pursuing their purpose.
She has spoken at various events such as ladies’ days and young adult conferences. Kendra wishes to lead a life of excellence and action in Christ and hopes others will do the same through her ministry.
Brooke is a nurse, writer, and an encourager to moms. She is a wife and mom to two teenagers and lives in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Brooke has a passion for empowering moms to simplify, slow down, and find joy in their everyday life.
Brooke’s website, brookefrench.com, provides free resources to encourage mothers in their simplifying journey, from meal planning to faith-filled devotionals.
Brooke is the author of a devotional titled Overcome Overwhelm. As a nurse, Brooke infuses her medical knowledge with her own life experiences with depression and anxiety to fuel mothers in their God-given purpose.
Alexandra is a wife, mother of three, daughter, friend, Bible teacher, and writer. She’s passionate about communicating about Jesus, whether it be through writing or speaking, online or in person.
She spends her days loving on her family, dancing with her kids, serving at her local church, and living on mission right where God has her.
Mia’s life is a compelling story of sin, surrender, sanctification and song. As a singer/songwriter, her soulful music reflects the painful beauty of human struggles and a passion to worship the God who saves. Mia lives as a testimony to God’s grace and His forgiveness.
As one who formerly lived in brokenness and shame, she rejoices that God has restored her and identified her as His own. With a heart for the lost, Mia prays that others will be freed from the bondage of sin and self destruction through the one and only Jesus Christ.
Originally from the Chicagoland area, Mia and her husband Bob, parents of three adult married children, now reside in Phoenix, AZ where they embrace shoveling sunshine instead of snow.
Since the founding of Aspire Women’s Events in 2014, Mia has been busy meeting women across the country doing one night events full of laughter, learning, stories and music.
Sahar is an online marketing and business strategist, speaker, creator of the Pin to Profit Blueprint online course, and is a wife and mama of four. Her mission? To empower ambitious women to start and scale their businesses without sacrificing family.
After serving as a pastor alongside her husband for over ten years in London, UK, she felt called to leave full-time ministry to teach and lead female entrepreneurs and mothers in business.
Steph is a color-loving graphic designer and creative eternal entrepreneur. Since starting her first company as a senior in college in 2002, she has grown Joy Creative Shop into a flourishing design, paper goods and creative consulting brand.
Her newest venture is Welbe, a clean starter skincare for pre-teen and teens. She has combined her love of clean products and fun packaging for this new brand! Her list of simple pleasures includes great typography, abstract art, and sushi.
She is passionate about weaving joy and gratitude into her personal and professional life. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband and three kids.
Former self-proclaimed president of the Hot Mess Moms Club, Jaclyn now teaches overwhelmed women how to move from surviving to thriving through practical tips and a whole lotta Jesus!
She is the host of the Ready to Thrive Podcast and author of Tangled: A Soul Care Revival Guide. Tangled is best described as that moment you pull your knotted headphones out of your purse and wonder how in the world they ended up that way.
The same is true in our lives, and through Tangled, Jaclyn helps women identify the root of what is entangling them, and encourages them to partner with Jesus for their freedom.
She lives just outside of Vancouver, Canada with her husband Brendan and their three talkative little girls.