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Glennon Doyle Melton

2016 Speaker

GLENNON DOYLE MELTON is the author of the inspiring and hilarious New York Times best-selling memoir, “Carry On, Warrior,”and the #1 New York Times best-selling memoir “Love Warrior,” which was chosen as one of Oprah’s Book Club picks for 2016. She is the founder of, an on-line community where hundreds of thousands of readers meet daily to experience her shameless and laugh-out-loud funny essays about marriage, motherhood, faith, addiction, recovery and serving the marginalized. She is also the creator and president of Together Rising, a non-profit organization that has revolutionized on-line giving through “Love Flash Mobs” and has connected countless families in need with millions of dollars in critical resources. Melton became a sensation when her personal essays, which give language to our universal (yet often secret) experiences started going viral. Her hilarious and poignant observations have been read by millions, shared among friends, discussed at water coolers and have now inspired a social movement.  She is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and other publications. She has been featured on “The Today Show,” “The Talk” and NPR as well as in Ladies’ Home Journal, Woman’s Day, Glamour UK, Family Circle, Parents Magazine, American Baby and Newsweek, to name just a few. Drawing from her own personal story of addiction and recovery, Melton inspires mental health and addiction and recovery audiences with her authentic, empowering, hopeful and fresh perspective on healing. @momastery