Bestselling Author and International Speaker - Keynote Speaker
Carol Kent is a bestselling author and international speaker. With vulnerable openness, irrepressible hope, restored joy, and a sense of humor, she directs you to choices based on God’s truth. Carol says, “When God writes your story, you will be in for the adventure of a lifetime!” She is the president of Speak Up Speaker Services, a Christian speakers’ bureau, and the founder and director of the Speak Up Conference, a ministry committed to helping Christians develop their speaking and writing skills. She and her husband, Gene, have founded the nonprofit organization, Speak Up for Hope, which benefits inmates and their families. Carol holds a master’s degree in communication arts and a bachelor’s degree in speech education.
Carol has trained Christian speakers for over twenty-five years and she has been a featured speaker at Women of Faith, Extraordinary Women, and Women of Joy arena events. She is the author of over twenty books, including the bestselling When I Lay My Isaac Down, Speak Up with Confidence, and Becoming a Woman of Influence. Her most recent books are Unquenchable and Waiting Together.
Weaving Spiritual and Emotional Themes into Fiction – TESSA AFSHAR. Turning Your Written Words into Platform Presentations – CAROL KENT. Non-fiction Book – from Proposal to Publication – LORI ROELEVELD.