Glennon Doyle Melton
#1 New York Times Bestselling Author
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Founder of Momastery.com and the nonprofit Together Rising
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Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of the inspiring and hilarious New York Times bestselling memoir, Carry On, Warrior, and the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Love Warrior, which was chosen as one of Oprah’s Book Club picks for 2016.… Read more
Drawing from her personal story of addiction, recovery & healing, Glennon inspires professionals & supporting groups with her authentic, empowering & hopeful perspective on the daunting, sacred work in mental health, addiction, healing & recovery.
Glennon motivates leaders and employees at corporations, associations and non-profits to build trust and cohesion on their teams by embracing courage, boldness & purpose in their life’s work.
Speaking with parents groups & community organizations, Glennon employs her trademark wit and candor to encourage us to step out from behind masks of perfection and start connecting with one another by showing up as our real, messy, beautiful selves.
Glennon speaks with passion and humor to diverse faith communities about freedom, joy, peace, inclusion, and loving ourselves and each other.
Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of the inspiring and hilarious New York Times bestselling memoir, Carry On, Warrior, and the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Love Warrior, which was chosen as one of Oprah’s Book Club picks for 2016. She is the founder of Momastery.com, 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.
Glennon 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.
Glennon is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and other publications. Carry On, Warrior, Glennon and her philanthropic work have 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.
A popular speaker in the U.S. and internationally, Glennon speaks frequently to diverse audiences including corporations, universities, faith communities, non-profit groups, mental health professionals, parents’ organizations, women’s leadership and non-profit conferences, and writing groups. When speaking to corporate and association audiences, she motivates leaders and employees to build trust and cohesion on their teams by embracing courage, boldness and purpose in their life’s work. Drawing from her own personal story of addiction and recovery, Glennon inspires mental health and addiction/recovery audiences with her authentic, empowering, hopeful, and fresh perspective on healing. She speaks with passion and humor to diverse faith communities about freedom, joy, peace, inclusion and loving ourselves and each other. Speaking with parents’ groups and community organizations, Glennon employs her trademark wit and candor to encourage us all to step out from behind masks of perfection and start connecting with one another by showing up as our real, messy and beautiful selves. She is known for her unique ability to inspire women to embrace unity and each other. The fact that her events sell out across the county is testament that her authenticity, power and humor translate forcefully from the page to the stage.
Glennon expresses universal truth through storytelling, giving voice to our shared experiences and allowing us to feel known. She invites us to believe in ourselves, to be brave and kind, to let go of the idea of perfection and to stop making life harder by pretending it’s not hard. She easily expresses what so many of us think, but would not dare say aloud. Glennon is a courageous truth-teller and hope-spreader, a wise and witty friend who emboldens us to believe in ourselves and reminds us that the journey is the reward. She shows us that by shedding our weapons and armor, we can stop hiding, competing and striving for the mirage of perfection, to build lives, relationships, homes, businesses, and communities.
Glennon lives in Florida with her family.
Oprah Announces Book Club Selection: "Love Warrior" | Oprah's Book Club | Oprah Winfrey Network
Glennon Doyle Melton: Love Doesn't Have to Last Forever | SuperSoul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network
Glennon Doyle Melton on Becoming a Love Warrior with Lewis Howes
Lessons from the Mental Hospital | Glennon Doyle Melton | TEDxTraverseCity
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Oprah announced Love Warrior: A Memoir as her new book club selection — which almost guarantees bestseller status.… Read more
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Here are five feminist messages from Glennon Doyle Melton’s new memoir, Love Warrior.… Read more
Glennon Doyle Melton established herself helping mothers like herself find humor, humility and strength by sharing stories on Momastery.com. With "Carry On, Warrior," her debut book, Melton carries on her candid, hilarious and inspirational message.… Read more
With the Love Flash Mob, Melton created a unique, viral social media outreach to followers of her blog and online community, Momastery.com, asking them to help raise a goal of $100,000, which would be distributed to the families of the five women… Read more
Glennon was fantastic! All of it. She is pure joy, that woman. Truly delightful in every way. The event was a huge success and she was a big part of that. Thanks to you and your team for everything along the way!Sharp Health
Glennon’s event was a wonderful success, and I consider myself so lucky to have been there! Such a fantastic, speaker, comedian, story-teller and human being!Rams Head Promotions
“The event was a tremendous success! We were completely sold out. More importantly, Glennon was spectacular! I have not stopped getting messages from people about how much they enjoyed the event and how inspiring Glennon's message was.”Women of Temple B’nai Israel
We received nothing but wonderful feedback from her time on the main stage as well as her Q & A session. She had many old fans present but was also introduced to many people in our community who did not know her. She nailed it!Wisdom 2.0
The event went great. We've had a ton of positive feedback; the crowd loved her (of course!)! Glennon was so easy to work with and accommodating. She was so good to us and our organization and kindly and graciously tied our organization in a bit during her talk. The only complaint is that the night went too fast!Project 15:12
Glennon was superb. She connected with the audience, VIPs & event management. She was absolutely amazing to work with. I HIGHLY recommend her.AMOM Convention
Glennon was nothing short of fantastic. She had everyone completely engrossed. I was struck by Glennon's empathy—not only while she was speaking--but with every single mom who wanted to speak with her that night. Her story was inspiring, her anecdotes completely relatable, and her authenticity undeniable.MomCom 2014
I chose Glennon to keynote because she is different from all the other corporate speakers. From the moment she stepped on stage you could feel the energy in the audience.She caused people to think and look at the world a little differently, which is exactly what we were striving for. She did a fantastic job for us.Microsoft Corporation