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Founder and CEO, Headbands of Hope; founder, Mic Drop Workshop; bestselling author
Ekstrom founded Headbands of Hope, a company that donates headbands to kids with cancer with every headband sold. Headbands of Hope has been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, and in Seventeen, Vanity Fair, Forbes, and People magazines. More importantly, Headbands of Hope has donated millions of headbands, reaching every single children's hospital in America and 22 countries.
Ekstrom is also a professional speaker and founder of Mic Drop Workshop, an education company with the mission of empowering more women to share their messages as speakers. She is also the bestselling author of Chasing the Bright Side.
Owner and president, The Therese GR Company
Gopaul-Robinson is a healthcare consultant and keynote speaker based in Dallas, Texas. She uses her over 20 years of healthcare experience in hospitals and healthcare staffing to empower leaders who struggle with imposter syndrome and self-doubt. Her passion has led her to help several organizations push beyond "what's expected" by focusing on understanding why individual contributions matter, regardless of role, to create monumental long-term shifts that impact their people. She helps leaders identify limiting beliefs, gain self-confidence, develop tactical skills, find their power, and inspire others and she believes that embracing who you are, is the secret sauce of success and will always be exactly what your organization needs!
Founder and chief executive officer, Spark Your Light Studios
Gallo is a speaker, writer, and life coach helping people create lives that spark the light inside of them. She’s a best-selling author, host of the “Spark Your Light” podcast, and TEDx speaker who has delivered keynotes across the globe to organizations including Deloitte and Comcast NBCUniversal. Gallo is also the founder and CEO of Spark Your Light Studios, a media company that has proudly reached millions of women in 96 countries. Her work has been featured by Forbes, Elite Daily, Bustle, and “Good Morning Washington.”
Founder and chief executive officer, Girls Who Code
Saujani is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a computer programmer looks like and does. The organization has already reached 185,000 girls in all 50 states, Canada, and the U.K. Saujani is the author of three books, including the international bestseller Brave, Not Perfect, released in February 2019; Women Who Don’t Wait in Line; and the New York Times bestseller Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World. Saujania’s TED talk, “Teach Girls,Bravery, Not Perfection,” has more than four million views and has sparked a worldwide conversation about how girls are being raised. In 2010, Saujani surged onto the political scene as the first Indian-American woman to run for U.S. Congress. She has also served as deputy public advocate for New York City and ran a campaign for public advocate in 2013 on a platform of creating opportunity for all. She lives in New York City with her husband Nihal, their son Shaan, and their bulldog Stanley.
Founder, NeuroSavvy Leadership
Described as “dynamic and informative,” “life-changing,” and “extremely inspirational,” Hughes is an intuitive keynote speaker, International Coaching Federation-certified neurocoach, leadership consultant, and NeuroSavvy Leadership founder. She is ranked among the top 1% of coaches with neuroscience expertise and holds a B.S. in business administration and marketing; an M.S. in strategic communication; and neuroscience specializations in education, entrepreneurship, health, spirituality, and relationships. With 20 years of marketing and corporate leadership experience for top-ranked global brands, she provides the language, strategies, and practical steps to help leaders and organizations end burnout culture, level up, and align with purpose.
Henna Pryor, PCC
Chief executive officer, the Pryority Group
Pryor is a highly sought-after workplace performance expert and an award-winning TEDx and global keynote speaker, executive facilitator, and coach. Her clients call her their “secret weapon for impossible change,” an honor she wears proudly. She’s known for her science-backed approach to improving the performance, habits, and actions of hungry high achievers—in her fun, no-nonsense, no-jargon way—to move them from their first level of success to their next one. Her highly anticipated book is Good Awkward, published in September.
Owner, Indigo Organizing
Jefferson is the owner of Indigo Organizing, the creator of the Organized Every Day online course, and one of the world’s first KonMari consultants. A TEDx speaker and the co-host of the “Good Enough-Ish” podcast, she has been featured in Real Simple, Harpers Bazaar UK, and Better Homes & Gardens magazines, among others. Jefferson left an inspiring yet stressful 20-year career to start her own business helping busy people get organized at home and work. As she was encouraging these folks to declutter their stuff, she discovered it was never really about the stuff. It was about relationships, grief, parenting, careers, body image, and so much more. She often found her clients battling the “shoulds”—trying to be the perfect parent, spouse, or loved one, with the perfect house and the perfect career—and feeling exhausted by it all. Often, her clients simply needed permission to finally let go of what wasn’t serving them. Jefferson now spends most of her time talking to audiences about how to quiet the noisy shoulds of society and instead start listening to their own inner voice so that they can live less stressful, and more joyful, lives.