Keynote Speakers


Julia Cook is a former school counselor and teacher who never dreamed she could evolve into a national award-winning children’s author, parenting expert, and inspirational speaker. With over two million books in print, Cook’s goal is to make a positive difference in people’s lives by teaching lifelong problem-solving skills. Cook’s research-based books have been referenced in Parent’s Magazine, The New Yorker, The Chicago Tribune, and more. She is the recipient of several book awards including The Association of Educational Publisher’s Distinguished Achievement Award, the National Parenting Seal of Approval, and The Mom’s Choice Award.

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Travis Lloyd’s story has been shared on stages internationally and in nearly all 50 states. Its a story of overcoming negative generational cycles through a mindset shift that was inspired by Just 1 Person at a time. After a journey through foster care and a career in healthcare, Lloyd became a powerful advocate for positive systemic change through keynotes and leading a national organization that improves outcomes for at-risk populations.

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