Iron Sharpens Iron Conference Speakers
Every Iron Sharpens Iron Women's Conference consists of two keynote sessions and sixteen different equipping seminars. These sessions will cover topics specific to women in every season of life. For more information on the topics and speakers who will be at each conference click on the Worcester, MA or Milford, PA Speakers tabs. All speakers will be On-Site and In-Person.
We are so excited about the women who have made time in their schedules to encourage us at this year's Iron Sharpens Iron Women's Conferences! It is going to be a wonderful opportunity for women all across the Northeast to gather together and enjoy stories and seminars that will inspire and build you up as a unique creation of God.
Worcester, MA - Keynote Speakers
Christian vocalist Natalie Grant launched her career as a member of the Truth before moving to Nashville, TN in pursuit of a solo career. She signed with Benson Records in 1997 and began working on her self-titled debut, which was released in 1999. By the following year, though, Grant had left the label and struck up a relationship with Pamplin Music, who released her 2001 sophomore album, Stronger. When that label folded, she began a multi-year partnership with Curb Records, who helped her become one of the Christian community's most popular gospel vocalists.
Shaunti Feldhahn is a best selling author and nationally renowned speaker, best known for her break out book For Women Only that led to a series of other related titles. She has been featured on The Today Show, Fox News, K-Love radio and many other media outlets. Shaunti is the mother of two school age children she places as a priority while remaining a professional woman who seeks to equip others to find balance in their lives. Her much needed Life Ready Woman series was developed to help women understand their role in today’s “do-it-all” world. Shaunti has been a mom for 12 years, she and Jeff have been married for 17 years.
Valorie Burton is a bestselling author, speaker, and life coach dedicated to helping people get unstuck and be unstoppable in every area of life. She is the founder of The Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute and uses her skills as a Certified Personal and Executive Coach to serve hundreds of clients in over 40 states and nine countries. Valorie knows what it feels like to endure the pain of divorce, family health challenges, and dreams deferred. Valorie's life purpose is to inspire women to live more fulfilling lives in Christ.
Ruth Graham is the third child of Rev. Billy and Ruth Graham. She seeks to minister God’s grace and restoration to those who feel marginalized within the church. No stranger to heartache herself, she provides a Biblical perspective through her journey of faith. Ruth talks openly about her own pilgrimage through her husband’s infidelities, her divorces, and her teenage daughter’s two unplanned pregnancies another daughter’s bulimia, her son’s battle with drugs, and returning to school at age 40.
Milford, PA - Keynote Speakers
Dannah Gresh is the Founder of Pure Freedom and Secret Keeper Girl, ministries reaching out to tween and teen girls about the importance of pursing purity and modesty, and is a sought-after communicator to teen girls all around the country. She has authored several books including Lies Young Women Believe (with Nancy Leigh DeMoss), And The Bride Wore White, What Are You Waiting For? and a complete line of Secret Keeper Girl publications. Dannah has been a mom for 23 years, she and Bob have been married for 24 years.
Gwen Smith is a speaker, author, concert artist, songwriter and worship leader who inspires women toward the heart of God through stories, songs, and Scripture. Her fun, enthusiastic, and relatable communication style puts audiences at ease and bridges generational, denominational, and racial divides. As a co-founder of the conference and devotional ministry Girlfriends In God, Gwen has helped thousands of women experience how the Word of God and the power of grace, through Jesus Christ, rejuvenates faith and enriches lives.