Lindsey Stirling

PERFORMER AND SPEAKER

Lindsey Stirling

With almost 10 million YouTube subscribers, over 1.9 billion views on her YouTube channel, 2 Billboard Music Awards, Billboard chart-topping hits and sold out tours worldwide. Lindsey’s critically praised concerts have sold out theaters and arenas across the globe, spanning a wide range of continents, including the U.S., Europe and South America. Stirling is the model of a modern independent recording artist, with a symbiotic relationship with her fans. A motivational speaker in her spare time, Stirling uses her own story to show teenagers that you’ve got to have confidence in the very thing that makes you unique – then wait for the world to catch up.

Lilian Garcia

HOST & KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Lilian Garcia

Singer/Songwriter, 15 year WWE host history maker and barrier breaker creating many firsts as a women and Latina in a male dominated industry. Lilian is a woman with a global platform and has solidified her name within the sports, wellness, and entertainment space, encouraging others to live authentically. She is currently the executive producer and host of her podcast, “Chasing Glory w/ Lilian Garcia” giving you an all-access pass to human interest stories with your favorite athletes, wellness experts, and entertainers into how they got to where they are today, and the real-life challenges in making their dreams come true.

Robin Sharma

LIVESTREAM INTERVIEW

Robin Sharma

Robin Sharma is a globally respected humanitarian, bestselling author and the founder of The Robin Sharma Foundation for Children, a not-for-profit venture that helps children in need lead better lives. His new book The 5AM Club is currently one of the bestselling books in the world. Widely considered one of the world’s top leadership experts, this pathblazer’s clients include many Fortune 100 companies, famed billionaires, professional sports superstars, music icons and members of royalty. Robin Sharma’s books have sold over 15,000,000 copies in 92+ languages making him one of the most widely read authors alive.

Henry Ammar

HOST & KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Henry Ammar

Henry Ammar is an International Life Speaker and Entrepreneur who hosts the Top 10 Podcast, “Making It Happen with Henry Ammar.” Speaking to audiences as big as 40,000+ people at a time, Henry brings pop culture and practical empowerment together to free the world from fear and limiting beliefs and inspire confidence

Trent Shelton

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Trent Shelton

A former American football wide receiver, founder and president of RehabTime, and motivational speaker. Trent Shelton is also the author of, The Greatest You, his new book which is already a #1 New Release on Amazon. Aside from his athletic success, Trent always believed in “Life after Sports” and his biggest accolade is in the founding of the Rehab Time Organization. Rehab Time has now become a worldwide institution for positive change, helping many improve their lives, and Shelton is passionate about it. Under the Rehab Time umbrella, Trent has created multiple free workout groups, written a book, and has had many speaking engagements. On October 20, 2011, Shelton was named the, “The #20 most motivational person on the world wide web” with Bill Gates at #21 and Oprah at #1, by Under30Ceo.com. A devoted Father, CEO, Founder, Motivational Speaker, Athlete, Strength Coach, and Philanthropist, a leader, Trent Shelton holds all of those titles, but most importantly he is a man of God. Mr. Shelton is not done yet. He continues to innovate more ways in Rehab Time to improve the lives of others and lead them in the right direction, instilling value in each person.

Glennon Doyle

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Glennon Doyle

Glennon Doyle is the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of LOVE WARRIOR, as well as the hilarious New York Times Bestseller CARRY ON, WARRIOR. She is an activist, speaker and founder of Together Rising, a non-profit organization that has raised over eleven million dollars for women, families and children in crisis. Glennon is also the creator of Momastery.com, an online community where millions of readers meet each week to experience her shameless and hilarious essays about marriage, motherhood, faith, mental health, addiction, recovery and connection.

Ed Mylett

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ed Mylett

Ed Mylett is a global keynote speaker on peak performance and is considered one of the most inspiring speakers of our time. He is also the host of the critically acclaimed and top-rated podcast ‘MAXOUT’ with Ed Mylett. Ed has been sought after, and privately mentored many of the top professional athletes, entertainers and business executives in the world for over two decades. He is considered the “success and fulfillment whisperer” for elite achievers in helping them to perform at #MAXOUT levels of their lives. He is one of the country’s top 50 wealthiest under the age of 50, and is acknowledged for building one of the largest financial organizations in America today. He has been recognized by multiple publications as the “fastest-growing business personality in the history of social media,” and continues to connect and mentor top entrepreneurs through the Arete Syndicate.

Drew Manning

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Drew Manning

Host of A&E Hit TV Show Fit to Fat to Fit, New York Times Best Selling Author Of The Book FIT2FAT2FIT, NASM Certified Fitness Trainer, Creator Of The Fit2Fat2Fit Brand

Lori Harder

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Lori Harder

Lori Harder is a leader in facilitating transformation through mindfulness, fitness and self-love. She helps people lock in their transformation by teaching how to create lasting relationships that support their goals long term. As a successful entrepreneur running two seven-figure businesses, network marketing professional, #1 Best Selling author, Tedx Speaker, 10-time cover model, and three-time fitness world champion, she offers a carefully curated set of practical tools to promote sustainable health, spiritual wellbeing and emotional thriving. She is the creator of the Top 100 Earn Your Happy podcast with more than seven million downloads, the founder of The Bliss Project event with thousands of women who’ve attended and the author of the book, A Tribe Called Bliss. Throughout her career, Lori has regularly appeared on the covers of and published articles for Oxygen Magazine, STRONG Fitness Magazine, Marie Claire, Health & Fitness Magazine and Prosper Magazine. She has also been featured on NBC, Fox, OWN and TLC networks.

Bedros Keuilian

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Bedros Keuilian

Bedros Keuilian is founder and CEO of Fit Body Boot Camp twice listed on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 500 fastest growing franchises in the world and 3x listed on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing privately owned companies.
He’s known as the hidden genius that entrepreneurs, New York Times best-selling authors, and thought leaders turn to when they want to create highly profitable and industry dominating brands and businesses.
An immigrant from a communist country turned hugely successful entrepreneur, Bedros uses the stage, TV, and social media to share his Immigrant Edge and American Dream story to help inspire audiences worldwide to reach their fullest potential in business and in life!

Lisa Bilyeu

PANEL HOST

Lisa Bilyeu

Lisa Bilyeu is the co-founder and president of Impact Theory, a media company focused on empowering content. In addition to co-founding Impact Theory, she co-founded the billion dollar brand, Quest Nutrition, 8 years ago. Her career trajectory has been an astonishing arc from housewife to entrepreneur and transforming her business focus from nutrition to entertainment media. Lisa now hosts the show, “Women of Impact,” that centers on female empowerment, as well as another show “Relationship Theory” with her husband and business partner, Tom Bilyeu, in which they discuss relationships, business, and how to manage both.

IN-Q

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

IN-Q

Named to Oprah Winfrey’s SuperSoul 100 list of the world’s most influential thought leaders, IN-Q is a National Poetry Slam Champion, multi-platinum songwriter, and world-renowned keynote speaker. His groundbreaking performances include selling out one of the largest one-man poetry shows in US histroy, being the first spoken word artist to perform with Cirque Du Soleil, and being featured on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and A&E’s Look Closer campaign, which debuted during the Emmys. He has been featured in major media ranging from Forbes to AdWeek and several of his recent videos have gone viral with over 60 million combined views.

Rosie Acosta

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Rosie Acosta

Rosie Acosta is a world-renowned Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Yoga Teacher Trainer and Holistic Health Coach. She is also the founder of Radically Loved: Yoga, Health + Wellness and host of the top-rated iTunes podcast, Radically Loved.

Ali Landry

SPEAKER

Ali Landry

After winning Miss USA, Ali was featured in the Doritos commercial, which to this day, is the most memorable Super Bowl commercial of all time. This commercial launched her into a successful career as an actress, model, television host and brand ambassador being touted as one of People’s most Beautiful People! With great business success, Ali is most proud however, of her 13 year marriage and 3 beautiful children. Not long ago, Ali was experiencing exhaustion, brain fog, hair thinning and digestion issues, she was not going to settle and decided to take back her health and figure it out. This journey was the launch for her RE/SHAPE platform where she is sharing with women about her experiences and the most effective tools for lifestyle, fitness, beauty, and overall mind and body wellness. She is committed to researching and curating the very best products and resources along with sharing her personal network of most trusted specialists with women around the world.

Eve Torres

SPEAKER

Eve Torres

Eve Torres Gracie is co-creator and head instructor of the Women Empowered program, a self-defense program rooted in the techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Many know her as a three-time champion in WWE, and from her exciting roles in film and television. Through her efforts, and her online training offered through GracieUniversity.com, women all over the globe are learning how to physically defend themselves while reinforcing their belief that they are worth defending. When Eve isn’t teaching or training, she is spending time at the beach with her husband, her two sons, and her Australian Sheppard.

Heba Ali

SPEAKER

Heba Ali

Her journey in life revolves around helping people evolve from the inside, out. She implements ancient psychological principles to the modern world to restore humanity and health. She believes fitness is a great tool and place to start one’s self-discovery and evolutionary journey. “I started my company, Evolve Nation, which I knew would evolve to be more than just a fitness training company. I called my company Evolve Nation because self-evolution never ends, it’s a continuous cycle and that’s the beauty. As I continue to evolve, I hope to inspire the nation to begin or expand their own self-evolution each and every day.”

Chris Pan

SPEAKER

Chris Pan

What’s Your WORD? Chris Pan is the founder of MyIntent.org, a service project which has been asking this powerful question to millions to catalyze meaningful conversations and positive action. Your WORD could be a virtue you want to bring into your life, a challenge you want to overcome, or a passion you want to spend more time on. His interactive speaking style comes from his belief that we must practice to learn and have real impact. Previously, Chris was an early employee at Facebook, marketing director at PepsiCo, management consultant at McKinsey & Co, and holds an MBA from Harvard.

Chris Harder

SPEAKER

Chris Harder

Chris Harder is an entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, and podcaster. After an 11-year career as an executive and partner in the banking industry, he retired from banking in 2011 and partnered with his wife, Lori, and her brand, LoriHarder.com along with their 180,000-customer network marketing business. Chris has gone on to partner in, start and scale four different multi-million dollar businesses, along with investing in several other successful startups. Featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNBC, and Yahoo Finance, Chris is the host of the top-rated podcast, “For the Love of Money,” aimed at helping entrepreneurs bust through their limiting money-mindset beliefs in order to become unapologetic about their pursuit of wealth and success. Chris also founded the For The Love Of Money Mastermind, helping seven-figure business owners scale their business through carefully curated collaboration, along with the Fast Foundations mastermind, helping entrepreneurs in their early stages of business. Chris’ belief is that “when good people
make good money, they do great things!”

Alex Banayan

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Alex Banayan

Alex hacked the Price is Right to fund his dream of writing the book, The Third Door, where he tracks down dozens of the world’s most successful people to uncover their secrets to success. He has been named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list.

Brian Johnson

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson is quickly becoming one of the most inspirational thought leaders of his generation. Brian is an Emmy winning TV producer and an Amazon #1 best-selling author, host and inspirational speaker.

Gabe Adams

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Gabe Adams

Gabe was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil without any arms or legs… He was left by his birth parents in the hospital. Luckily he was fortunate enough to be adopted by an amazing Utah family of 13 kids and he is the only adopted one. Despite his situation, Gabe Adams lives every day to the fullest with a smile on his face, dancing his way through life and showing others to NEVER give up! Gabe has been speaking for over 4 years now. He also has a new documentary video that has garnered over 100 million views all over the world on social media.

Beau Lotto

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Beau Lotto

Beau, a Neuroscientist and perception expert has given two TED talks, which have amassed over 6 million views. In Beau’s book Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently, he draws on over two decades of pioneering research on perception.

Amberly Lago

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Amberly Lago

Bestselling Author of ‘True Grit and Grace’, Motivational Speaker and Hope dealer. Amberly Lago is a former professional dancer and athlete and a leading expert in the field of resilience, transformation, and health and wellness. She empowers people around the world by sharing her story how she turned a tragedy into triumph. Most recently been featured on NBC’s The Today Show, contributed to magazines such as Shape, Fit Pregnancy, Health, and Disability Magazine.

Edwin Arroyave

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Edwin Arroyave

Edwin’s natural leadership skills and business acumen along with his focus on goals, commitment and determination are fundamental tenets in everything he does. With more than 25 years of leadership and entrepreneurial experience, Edwin is the founder of Skyline Security Management, Inc. headquartered in the Los Angeles area. He is recognized throughout the security industry as a pioneer when it comes to building teams, bringing industry partners together and an expert in security and smart home sales distribution. Since joining the industry over 20 years ago as a salesperson, today his company is the largest nationwide distributor of Brinks Home Security. Together with his wife, Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave, of TV series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and founder of All In by Teddi, a fitness company, he continues to expand his influence and build upon his success while inspiring and motivating salespeople and entrepreneurs worldwide.

Nick Yarris

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Nick Yarris

Nick Yarris believes that education is our true foundation and that good and kindness are our only currency for which to pay one another. In the years since he had been set free, after having served 23 years on Death Row for a crime he didn’t commit, he found that he has only one true gift from all that he went through: to tell his story in the most honest way possible.

LaRayia Gaston

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

LaRayia Gaston

LaRayia Gaston is the founder of Lunch On Me, a non-profit organization constructing greater change in the fight against starvation. By redirecting food waste she is able to provide organic healthy meals to the homeless community on Skid Row and other parts of LA. As the founder of the Los Angeles–based organization Lunch on Me, Gaston champions a mission of love without reason to help feed the city’s enormous homeless population with organic meals. Lunch on Me provides more than fresh food; its volunteers give homeless individuals an even scarcer resource: love. Gaston takes the healing modalities that have served her, like crystals and Reiki, and gives them out alongside hot meals. She makes it a point to remember her participants’ birthdays and ask about their health. As she sees it, her organization’s overall mission is not just to end hunger but to enrich the mind, body, and spirit.

Kim Giles

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Kim Giles

Coach Kim’s articles, books, podcasts, and programs have already changed the lives of over 5 million people worldwide. She is the co-host of Relationship Radio and writes a syndicated weekly LIFEad­vice column. She has had over 450 articles pub­lished in newspapers and magazines reaching people all over the world. She has appeared on many local and international TV and radio programs (over 200 appearances) including Good Morning America, who named her one of the top 20 Advice Gurus in the Country in 2010. Her amazing advice is also featured on Forbes.com.

Dave Austin

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dave Austin

High-performance mindset coach to elite athletes and business professionals, who as a former world-ranked tennis player uses his signature “Game Ready” process that has proven to achieve championship results with his client base of players and coaches in the NFL, MLB, ATP, and with Olympic athletes, as well as Fortune 100 and 500 companies and their senior executives and office personnel. Dave has written three bestselling books, “The Unfinished Cross: Listen to the Voice Within,” “Songwriting For Dummies,” and “Be A Beast: Unleash Your Animal Instincts for Performance Driven Results.” He has lectured all over the world including at the Global Summit at the United Nations, Harvard, the U.S. Pentagon, the Presidential Summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and at the World’s Women’s Wellness Congress in Chennai, India. Living a rich life filled with many experiences, one of his most honored achievements, apart from his 32-year marriage to his wife Cathy and raising four incredible boys together was back in 1991 when he received the Presidential Merit Award from the Grammy’s.

Charlie Houpert

SPEAKER

Charlie Houpert

Charlie, the founder of the wildly popular Youtube channel Charisma on Command which has over 100,000,000 views, teaches young people the interpersonal skills and self-confidence it takes to succeed in today’s competitive business culture.

Kamrin Carver

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Kamrin Carver

Kamrin Carver is the Clinical Director for Brighton Recovery Center in Ogden Utah. He has been involved with the addiction and recovery community since 2012. His specialization in Sex Addiction, Trauma & Codependency have helped to develop a substantial number of presentations and programs which have been delivered to diverse audiences across the country. Kamrin completed his undergraduate studies in Social Work at Weber State University and his graduate work in Marriage & Family Studies at Argosy University. His post graduate efforts were facilitated by the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals. Kamrin went on to receive his advanced training in EMDR, The Gottman Sound Relationship House, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) & is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). Kamrin’s experience has included working within an array of settings inclusive of inpatient hospitalization, emergency psychiatric care, substance abuse treatment centers, residential treatment, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient for both the adolescent and adult populations. Kamrin has a passion for creating positive change in the lives of people who suffer from trauma and co-occurring addictive disorders. Kamrin is a father of 3 and is an avid yogi and meditator; he brings this mindfulness into both his private and organizational practices.

Ed Goyette

SPEAKER

Ed Goyette

Ed Goyette is a master storyteller and social entrepreneur who has created an extraordinary life through the adoption of an action-based mindset. He is a TedX speaker, co-founder of The Thought Center (a company focused on enriching lives through education), and the owner of two nationally recognized coffee houses. Ed’s pioneering contributions in the arena of social skills were recently recognized by The Global Presence with the designation of Global Presence Ambassador. He currently collaborates with life skills professionals around the globe to promote professional life skills education for all people, regardless of geography or circumstance. Ed is now authoring two books on how to use an action-based mindset to create the life you want, with one specifically geared toward parents of young children.

Anthony Samadani

SPEAKER

Anthony Samadani

Anthony is passionate about empowering people to make every day count and challenging them to find the good in everyday interactions. He is a successful entrepreneur, entertainment lawyer, TV/Film producer, and speaker. Anthony is about to release Good Currency, a unique daily journal which helps inspire and organize people to do good (for themselves and others). This unique breakdown helps individuals live their purpose be breaking down their daily actions into three categories: personal, professional and spiritual. Anthony is also the co-owner of www.GoodNewsNetwork.org (#1 on Google for “Good News”) and co-owner of Robin Sharma’s new brand The 5AM Club Project. He credits his family, faith and mentors Muhammad Ali and May May Ali, for helping to form his motivation and clarity of purpose.

Matt Dawson

SPEAKER

Matt Dawson

Matt Dawson has climbed on five continents, including three of the Seven Summits. Climbs/treks/training include: Mt. Everest base camp (completed), Kala Patthar (summited), Gokyo Ri (summited), Kilimanjaro (summited), Mt. Elbrus (summited), Aconcagua (weather), Cho La pass (completed) and technical training in Estes Park, Co. and Chamonix, France (June/July 2019). Dawson is an avid traveler (35+ countries); licensed motorcycle racer; U.S. Navy qualified “Expert” with pistol and rifle; outdoor enthusiast; and IFR licensed fixed wing (airplane) pilot (currently training to add multi-engine rating). In addition, he is Treasurer for the Los Angeles Circle of Giving (a non-profit organization serving the community by helping individuals and families that are experiencing a challenging life event) and has served as a Mentor for the LEAP Foundation in Los Angeles, CA. Dawson has also volunteered at numerous food banks and kitchens throughout Los Angeles. In 2020 he will be setting out to create 3 new world records as well as break 4 existing records to help in raising financial resources and social awareness for Merging Vets & Players and Hope For The Warriors

Brittany Michalchuk

SPEAKER

Brittany Michalchuk

After starting her first marketing company almost a decade ago, Brittany Michalchuk has dedicated her life to her craft. Currently, her marketing and branding firm works with some of the biggest influencers and brands in North America. She also has a passion for public speaking and sharing her knowledge. This passion has lead her to become a keynote speaker travelling the world teaching audiences how to explode and hack the new Instagram algorithm. Brittany teaches how to experience massive growth, brand yourself as the authority in your niche, and proven methods to convert followers into paid clients. She’s excited to share with you all the secrets she’s learned and implemented on her own brand, as well as what’s helped her clients grow their online brand and business too!

Travis Allen

SPEAKER

Travis Allen

Travis Allen is a young visionary promoting technology and culture readiness within the learning environment. Before graduating from high school, Travis created a viral YouTube video on revolutionizing America’s education through the use of mobile technology. While in college, he started a company, iSchool Initiative, which focuses on empowering students with a voice. With the support of his team, Travis has presented in over 45 states and 11 countries, allowing him to reach an audience of over 300,000 people! He has been featured on CNN, Huffington Post and Forbes. In 2011, he was the winner of Google Young Minds competition; in 2012, he was invited to the White House for Education Datapalooza; and in 2015 he won the GA Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Travis is quickly becoming one of the most influential leaders of the emerging digital learning movement.

Mark Hattas

SPEAKER

Mark Hattas

Mark started, built and sold a $20M/yr tech company. He was later diagnosed with Bipolar I Disorder and told there was no cure. Despite a prognosis that has destroyed many, Mark made it through and is healthy and thriving. His transformation is extraordinary and his lessons are available for all people to rise to their potential. Mark’s story is worth listening to and his exercises will change the way you think about you, and what is possible. Mark is serving others in meaningful ways through multiple endeavors and is thrilled to join the Powerful-U community in May, 2019.

James Garrett

SPEAKER

James Garrett

James Garrett, founder of Brain by Design, is a speaker, brain science curator, and neuroscience entrepreneur. He’s spoken on stages ranging from Harvard to TEDx and Silicon Slopes to Founder’s Weekend. His work has been featured by The New York Times, FastCompany, and Harvard Business Review. He helps companies become more productive and innovative, bringing the latest neuroscience into their culture, workflows, office plans, and incentive programs. He’s spent half a decade doing research with some of the best psychologists in the world—and his research has been published in top scientific journals. He’s also a proven practitioner, building brain-based positive psychology curricula and training thousands of Arab youth in partnership with HM Queen Rania of Jordan. A rare combination of scientist, educator, and entrepreneur, in 2019 James is launching the Deep Change Project, a year-long personal journey to discover what’s possible at the outer edges of brainhacking and neuroplasticity.

Randy Garn

SPEAKER

Randy Garn

Randy Garn’s success is founded on the relationships that he has created, nurtured, and grown. He has not only mastered the art of turning these relationships into revenue but has been able to create and share his own formula called “Velocity of Relationships” with other top and emerging entrepreneurs. His achievements and success have earned him the title of Ernst Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” and Forbes’ “40 under 40,” and a New York Times Best Selling Author. Because of his extensive experience, knowledge and emphasis on the “experience economy,” he has become a highly sought-after individual in the business world. He has become a key factor in the growth of many flourishing companies. Additionally, he’s founded numerous companies such as Prosper, Hero Partners, Skipio, Kartiva, Parachut.co, High Performance Institute, along with man others.

Alex Doman

SPEAKER

Alex Doman

Alex Doman is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, music producer, podcast host, and TEDx speaker with twenty-five years’ experience in neurotechnology. His mission is to help children and adults achieve their optimal potential, to become the best version of themselves. The third generation in a family of pioneers dedicated to improving brain performance for over seventy-five years, Alex founded and is on the executive teams of three companies; Chief Product Officer of Vital Neuro, Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Brain Technologies, and Chief Science Officer of Sleep Genius. Doman’s production credits are extensive, guiding teams who’ve created cutting-edge solutions that have helped millions of people worldwide including among others; The Listening Program® music listening therapy and audio streaming service, and Sleep Genius™ which achieved the #1 global Health & Fitness app in the App Store. His most recent project is bringing to market Vital’s Leonardo, a mobile cloud-based neuroscience platform for brain wellness to help the masses manage their stress.

Geri Weis-Corbley

SPEAKER

Geri Weis-Corbley

Dubbed the ‘Good News Guru’ by the Washington Post, Geri Weis-Corbley had been working in TV news in Washington, DC when she asked a simple question: ‘Why aren’t we covering any good news?’ Ten years later she founded the Good News Network® as an antidote to the barrage of negativity coming from mainstream media. Since 1997, millions of people have turned to GNN.org for a daily dose of ‘News to Enthuse’ making it the #1 source on Google for good news. With an archive of over 21,000 positive news stories from around the globe, a 5-star app, the weekly Good News Gurus podcast, Morning Jolt newsletter, and our new book (“And Now, The Good News: 20 Years of Inspiring News Stories”), GNN is the premier source for hope and optimism about our world.

Josiah Williams

SPEAKER

Josiah Williams

Josiah Williams can be defined as a lyrically expressive, adult-kid who leaves it all on the stage, and allows his faith to be the center of his artistry! As a performing and creative artist, Josiah utilizes his God-given gifts as an actor, an emcee, a percussionist, a photographer & videographer, public speaker, digital editor, and he leads with his work as a musician. When listening to a Josiah Williams track, you’ll get a blended earful of Hip-Hop, Rhythmic Soul and Christian Rap. In crafting his work, he always aims to make universal music—songs that are appropriate for all ages, songs for all walks of life, and songs that take the listener on a journey. “I make music for my homies, and everybody is a homie.”The typical road to success is not the path that Josiah Williams has chosen. “Of course, I’m looking to grow, to get better as an artist and communicator, but I’m not seeking fame,” Williams says. “My goal is to glorify my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with my work. My goal is to inspire others, to serve others, and ultimately, to be an unforgettable entertainer.”

Ever Matson

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Ever Matson

Ever Matson is a 10-year-old kid entrepreneur, problem solver, speaker and the founder of Child Hunger Sucks. Ever grew up volunteering for her dad’s non-profit and served thousands of meals to homeless and hungry children. Ever’s life was forever changed as she saw first hand the tragedy and impact of child poverty. Instead of just being sad, Ever focused on a solution and created a business selling lollipops to save lives. Ever is in the business of doing good and uses the profits from her lollipops to provide meals, mentors, and miracles for homeless and hungry children. Ever is on a mission to provide access to success to millions of hungry and unserved children. Ever has had the opportunity to pitch her idea, business, and cause to some of today’s biggest entrepreneurs including Gary Vaynerchuk, Daymond John of Shark Tank, Tai Lopez and many more. Ever is a young entrepreneur on a mission to create a movement to help end child hunger.

Tara Mackey

WOMEN OF IMPACT PANEL

Tara Mackey

Tara Mackey is the founder and CEO of The Organic Life, a successful holistic and sustainable living platform, and is a widely recognized activist with a tribe of over 1 million followers on her blog and social media. She founded the organic skincare company Genetix and is the #1 best-selling author of Cured by Nature and WILD Habits. Mackey, who has a background in psychology and genetics, left a coveted position at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2011 to travel to California to explore natural healing, yoga and meditation. That same year she began utilizing holistic techniques to heal her chronic illnesses, going cold turkey off of fourteen daily medications, and healing herself naturally. She’s been on a conscious quest to move humanity in a more sustainable, healthy, and holistic direction ever since.
Mackey was named “an accomplished musician” by Forbes and “a powerful voice in the smart, sexy, sustainable movement” by Coco Eco Magazine. Tara’s been recognized with numerous awards and nominations for her activism and entrepreneurship by giants like Oprah Magazine, Teen Vogue, Women’s Health, ABC, CBS, the United States Senate and many more. She resides in San Diego, California.

Nichole Sylvester

WOMEN OF IMPACT PANEL

Nichole Sylvester

Nichole Sylvester has overcome a lifetime of extreme violence, addiction and neglect to now helping thousands of women heal through her programs, private coaching and retreats. As of May 17th, 2018, Nichole is International Best Selling Author of OH SHIFT: A Journey from Chaos to Consciousness. She is also a Spiritual Success Coach and transformational speaker on a mission to guide people home, to themselves, to discover their innate power. Nichole resides in Los Angeles, California with her beloved daughter and their dog.

Ellen K.

SPEAKER

Ellen K

Ellen K draws on a wide range of personal and professional experience from nearly two decades on the air, half of them as the co-host of On Air with Ryan Seacrest. She also serves as the voice fo The Grammy’s, The Oscars and ABC’s The Proposal and her many fans are eagerly embracing her latest program which will air Saturday mornings across 47 U.S. Markets. She has created the Ellen K Weekend Show which provides engaging content for an audience that wants to feel informed on lifestyle trends and inspired by feel-good moments. Each show is led by Ellen K, who shares an empowering, upbeat take as a modern mom navigating everyday life.

Les Brown Jr.

SPEAKER

Les Brown Jr.

Les Brown Jr. speaks internationally to groups of all ages, inspiring his audiences to reach higher and to expect more of themselves in the serious pursuit of dreams that define a lifetime. His core original message is, “We must be more dedicated to our destinies than we are to our distractions.” Recently named one of the top 40 speakers under the age of 40 in America, Les Brown Jr. knows how to deliver every time. He focuses on the head and the heart and his infectious enthusiasm and vivid powers of description sweep along all those who hear him. The Los Angeles Clippers and Success Teens International awarded him the Humanitarian Neighborhood Alliance Award (HNAA) at the Staples Center specifically for his inspirational speaking work with young adults. Les Brown Jr. has been speaking professionally since the age of 10 and he has not slowed down for more than two decades. His personal goal is to impact and to inspire a new generation of high achievers while remaining focused forward on building the family business which trains emerging leaders to use their unique voices as a force for greatness. With the experience of presenting before corporate executives in sold-out arenas with as many as 20,000 participants attending, Les Brown Jr. leaves his audience with more than just the necessary tools to compete and to win in a global economy—he leaves them inspired and hungry to achieve more!

Riadh Hamdi

SPEAKER

Riadh Hamdi

Riadh Hamdi is an entrepreneur, Instagram consultant, author, speaker for companies such as Dell, Purium and among notable speakers such as Les Brown. He first discovered his passion for helping others when he became a personal trainer in his native country of Tunisia. Determined to create a better life for himself, Riadh came to the United States in 2000 with only $2 in his pocket. Today he owns a chain of juice bars in Southern California, as well as a line of activewear and a brand of water. He loves his life and the opportunities he finds to help others pursue their own dreams. Riadh currently lives in Long Beach, California, with his wife Amy, two daughters, Madilyn and Addison.