Get to know our Speakers!

Bio – Ellen Yin is the founder & CEO of Ellen Yin Media, a boutique social media marketing agency with a proven record for generating visibility & leads on repeat to grow your business. Her clientele has spanned multi-million dollar brands, Fortune 500 executives, best-selling authors, TV personalities, e-commerce startups, and more. She has been featured on MTV and in publications like Glamour magazine, The Penny Hoarder, Women’s Health, and Her Campus.
Ellen is also the host of The Cubicle to CEO Podcast and creator of Cubicle to CEO, an online membership teaching women how to monetize their passions and build a profitable business – WITHOUT complicated marketing strategies. Add her on Instagram @missellenyin so she can Insta-stalk you and become your new biz bestie!

Talk Title: From Cubicle to CEO: The Entrepreneur’s Secret to Creating Your Dream Career

Bio – Kathy Haan is an international success and business mentor, podcaster, blogger, and agency owner. She has an MBA from Purdue University Global, and her work has been featured in media like Forbes, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, HuffPost, and more. As a blogger, she also gets to work with some of the biggest brands in the world – like Amazon, Best Buy, TripAdvisor, Walmart, Target, and more. She lives in Iowa with her husband and three children.

Talk Title: Turning Your Trauma into Triumph: Kathy shares how to claim victory over your trauma and how to use it as a tool to serve as life’s greatest catalyst.

Bio – Amanda Faith calls beautiful Northern California home along with her two sons. She is a behavioral therapist with a background in youth counseling. She is also a cancer survivor and vulvar cancer awareness advocate. As a life coach she blends her education and life experience to inspire clients to live their best lives and walk in their personal truths. As an end of life coach she teaches clients the steps to take to prepare for the inevitable while living with joy and making every day count.

Overcoming victimhood and recognizing behavior patterns in ourselves and others so we are able to set healthy boundaries. I also focus on how our own perception and triggers influence our relationships. How choosing to heal both physically and emotionally raises our vibration.

Talk Title: Standing my ground.

Bio – Marli Williams is an interactive keynote speaker, leadership activator, courage cultivator, joy instigator, confidence catalyst, and possibility creator who first fell in love with transformational leadership as a camp counselor. Two degrees and 15 years of facilitation training later, Marli decided to give herself permission to be the “Professional Camp Counselor” she knew she was born to be. Now she helps incredible people stop waiting for permission and start taking bold action to be the leaders and changemakers they’ve always wanted to be. To learn more about Marli, go to

Talk Title: The Confidence Cure – How to Overcome Self-Doubt so You Can Play Full Out

I believe that one of the biggest things holding women back from what they really want is having the confidence to believe in themselves and that they are worth it. Confidence is the cure to self-doubt, fear, anxiety and overwhelm. My mission during this talk is to share 3 specific things we can do to overcome self-doubt so that we can play full out in every area of our lives.

Bio – Clarice Connolly is Exuberance, Empathy, Authenticity, Charisma, and Wisdom personified. By profession, she is an Accountability Coach who supports individuals in moving their business aspirations, personal goals, and even to-do lists forward through emotional intelligence and accountability. Her passion project is empowering those in the Herpes community who are living lives of survivalism and fear to shed their shame and jump into an existence filled with LOVE, balance, and Self-Actualization.

Clarice has experience with ACA, and is an advocate for breaking the stigma and being a beacon of hope and possibility for those in the Herpes community through a local support group she hosts. Her mission in life is to support others in cultivating an acceptance of what is in tandem with an awakening to what can be.

To find more about Clarice you can find more about her on www.EmpoweringWomen.Coach or through

Talk Title: Healing Shame. Clarice Connolly will share about her experience contracting Herpes and how it became the catalyst to living her most authentic life. Her talk will have you seeing where you too can drop the shame in perfectionism & become unapologetically you! 

Bio – Emerald Norman has strived to embody positivity, strength and courage in the face of adversity and loss. Born to hippy parents who named her Emerald Starlight, she has learned to shine through dark times finding strength in personal growth and positivity. After 18 years in the sales and retail world she is transforming her life into one that serves a deeper purpose and higher calling of healing through various modalities. 

Talk Title: Love Loss and Liberty. There is so much more love available to us than we can even imagine. When the worst thing in the world happens to you, you can either fear everything or fear nothing. My daughter Liberty Rain died suddenly in 2017 just before her 13th birthday. I share with you my healing story of love, loss and Liberation.

Bio -Rachel O’Rourkeis the Founder of SPARK events for women. She is a Personal Growth Expert, Speaker, Podcast host, Author of ‘27 Things’ and is the CEO of 6 figure marketing agency, O’Rourke Media. Find out more

Talk Title: Unlocking Your Potential 

Bio – Janelle McMiller is the Director of Operations for O’Rourke Media and SPARK events for women. She is also the Co Founder and Co CEO of The Lotus Web. She is known for being the “Queen of Manifesting”. Her motto: Envision- Hustle- Receive.  

Talk Title: Be who YOU are.

Bio – Dr. Anita M. Jackson is fast becoming a sought after feminine transformational speaker, leader and coach within the feminine empowerment movement. She has an unquenchable passion to lead a movement of women to a higher level of being and doing that literally creates a tipping point of healing for others worldwide.

She is the founder and CEO of The Unlimited Woman Alliance and AMJ Productions and Publications. She is also the former Sr. Executive Producer of Outrageous Success Women’s Network Channel (powered by VoiceAmerica Network), producing and broadcasting online TV shows promoting the empowerment and success of women worldwide. She was the host of Outrageous Success Women’s TV and The Unlimited Woman Show.

Through AMJ Productions and Publications, she was the publisher of I Am Enough Magazine, an international recognized online magazine, and is the current publisher of the Unlimited Woman Magazine which is a lifestyle, luxury magazine mentoring spiritual, heart-centered women in making a conscious decision to be unapologetic in creating, living and having an outrageously successful life and business. She is a #1 Best-Selling author of four books and co-author in seven other books.

For the past 25 years, Dr. Anita has worked with human and spiritual development and transformation, Christian higher education, personal and professional coaching, and organizational consultation and leadership. She has participated as an advisory member for one of the largest Christian movements, Daughters of The King (the women’s division of Promise Keepers) launched at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA in 1997 with over 32,00 women.

Dr. Anita believes that despite the amazing contributions women have already made to society, there is so much more for women to contribute and to offer — and she is dedicated to helping women realize their potential.

Talk Title: “When a woman understands the power of her choice and decision in who she is and in every area of life and business, she become unlimited.” Dr. Anita believe that there has never been a more powerful time in our history for more women to own her deeper desires, truth, power, and voice than now. Despite all that women have already done, there is so much more for us to do and that’s accomplished when we decide NOW is the perfect time to be seen, heard, and celebrated . Dr. Anita shares her story and truth in how making a decision to live and not die was the ONLY decision for her unlimited success.

Junior Speakers

Bio – Arianna DelToro is a 16 year old inspiring {early} college student. She is also a daughter, sister, and friend. Over her life she has learned a valuable life lesson, with the guidance from her Mom, to always follow her intuition.

Talk Title: Following your Intuition. Description: The little and big lessons that I’ve learned that has helped me to listen and follow my intuition, trusting that everything happens for a reason

Bio – Mylie Stokes is a junior high 12 year old girl who lives with her family (including her mom, Rachel O’Rourke) in Portland, OR. As a mil girl growing up in a changing world, Mylie’s generation is seeing the peaks and valleys of what it is to be a female in today’s rapidly evolving world.

Talk Title: Write your own permission slip

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