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Iyanla Vanzant        

Host & Executive Producer of "Iyanla Fix My Life"; #1 New York Times Bestselling Author & Spiritual Life Coach

From welfare mother to New York Times’ best-selling author, from the Brooklyn projects to two-time winner NAACP Image Award, from broken pieces to peace, Iyanla Vanzant is one of the country’s most prolific writers, public speakers and among the most influential, socially engaged and acclaimed spiritual life coaches of our time. Executive Producer and Host of the breakout hit "Iyanla: Fix My Life" on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Vanzant’s focus on faith, empowerment and loving relationships has inspired millions around the world.

The show has received critical acclaim. Columnist Nancy Colasurdo proclaimed it is "what reality television can be. It’s what it should be. Reaching for our best selves. Focusing on what can make our lives meaningful.” Critic Jon Caramanica proposes that Vanzant possesses "a mystical air but with a deeply grounded approach.” According to Oprah Winfrey, the show “puts the real in reality.”

The author of 16 books, including an astounding six New York Times’ best sellers, Vanzant’s work has been translated into 23 languages and has sold over 8 million copies. With her no-nonsense approach and underlying message of “live better by loving yourself,” Vanzant has ignited the universal spark of self-discovery.

Iyanla is the host and executive producer of the award-winning breakout hit “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” the No. 1 reality show on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. It is here that Iyanla goes behind closed doors and deep inside people’s lives to reveal emotionally riveting experiences where she applies spiritual principles to help people gain inner peace and healing by learning to “do the work.”

Vanzant’s NY Times bestseller, the triumphant "Peace from Broken Pieces", chronicles her extraordinary professional success against the backdrop of personal tragedy. As she dazzled as a regular guest expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show and then on her own daily talk show, her marriage was crumbling and, tragically, her daughter was losing her battle with cancer. "Peace from Broken Pieces" shares the spiritual lessons learned and the strength and wisdom gained.

As one of the nation’s most sought after public speakers, Vanzant has an innate ability to intimately connect and engage her audiences, heightening their self-awareness and quest for fulfillment. According to Emerge Magazine, she is “one of the most dynamic speakers in the United States.”

A woman of passion, vision and purpose, in addition to her renowned work as a speaker and author, Vanzant is the Founder of Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Development. With classes and workshops conducted throughout the United States, this multicultural global network of people seeks to facilitate healing, growth and spiritual development with the ultimate goal of experiencing peace, joy, and love in every aspect of their lives.

Speech Topics

A Conversation with Iyana Vanzant

Tapping the Power Within


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