Keynote Speaker


Carol Graham is an expert in surviving against all odds.  She is a master charismatic storyteller whose message is passionate and uplifting. Carol shows how humor, faith, and a positive realistic attitude is the key to self-improvement, personal health, and learning resiliency.

Animated, high spirited and engaging—that's Carol's style which leaves your audiences with new motivation to soar above any trauma. With riveting stories and fresh humor, Carol conveys how to handle grief and loss, never accepting defeat.

Her passion is sharing hope from the position of someone who has walked in the shoes of those who have experienced trauma in their lives. She shares her story of triumph over multiple and unrelenting challenges but refused to see herself as a victim. Carol's Christian roots established a foundation of faith she learned to draw upon throughout her entire life and gave her the strength to never give up.

She teaches transformation and healing by using her own compelling life experiences to engage and connect with her audience on a deep emotional level. Through laughter and tears, she shows how anyone can move forward without denying the past.

Carol is an award-winning author of Battered Hope, keynote speaker, certified health coach, columnist, jewelry store owner and dog rescuer of over 30 dogs.  Carol's talk show, Never Ever Give Up Hope, is heard by more than 181,000 people in over 120 countries.

Format:  35 to 60 minutes     Inspirational/Motivational
Audience take away:  
  • NEVER let a good crisis go to waste
  • How to change your mindset 
  • How to use setbacks as stepping stones
  • Coping mechanisms

Jay Hix Jones – Field producer, "Hoarders" "Ice Road Truckers" "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"   -- Hungry Fish Media Founder & CEO Creator & Executive Producer of "The Experience" for UplifTV
"Carol Graham's message of hope is an amazing story!  A story that would make a very inspirational feature film and/or television series."

Word on the Street:
"Riveting is an understatement. Refreshed, renewed and inspired. This message was clear." J Becker

"Carol taught us how to move past the pain and learn how to laugh through the struggles." C. Thurston

"I gained a new understanding of forgiveness and can now move forward in my life." C. Parsons

"Carol kept her audience spellbound. You could hear a pin drop." M. Baker

"We have never received so many positive comments for any speaker. Carol Graham took inspiration to a new level." B. Tackell

"Carol's message is not 'Woe is me; there is no hope!' It is 'This too shall pass.'" T. Lawrence

"Carol made her audience realize that one pinprick of light amid the acres of shadows is all you need. She showed that faith against all odds will give us the tools for step-by-step living." M. Pooler

             Awards include:

Woman of Impact Award and Author of the Year  Focus on Women
One Woman – Fearless award for facing her fears and contributing to making the world a better place for women to thrive.

In 2015, I received the Woman of Impact Award from Focus on Women Magazine as well as Author of the Year for my fast-paced memoir, Battered Hope, written as a novel.
I am a regular contributor to several blog sites. I have been published in three anthologies including a best-seller.

In addition to motivational speaking, hosting a talk show and writing, I am a business owner, a wife, mother, grandmother and together with my husband have rescued over 30 dogs.

One of my greatest pleasures in life is sharing my life story as an inspirational speaker.  I have traveled extensively as a speaker for Women's Clubs, Business Groups, Church Groups and Health Awareness Groups for thirty years.  

Please contact me at to book me as a speaker.  I guarantee each individual who attends will be encouraged and inspired to rise above any curves that life may throw at them.  Sharing laughter and challenges so intense, you can hear a pin drop!

Member of AWSA, 
                           Advanced Writers and Speakers Association

Member of Women Speakers Association


I am a contributor in several anthologies including:

Refusing to Quit: True Stories of Women over 60 Who Refused to Quit

I Am Here: The Untold Stories of Everyday People: Inspirational Short Stories to Warm the Soul

I am featured regularly on Midlife Boulevard

I am a contributor for She Owns It -- Celebrating, Supporting and Connecting Women Entrepreneurs

Regular contributor to A New U 2Day

Return the Child - He is Not Yours To Keep was featured on Monday Morning Mommy

One Woman Can Make A Difference featured on Women's Web


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THANK YOU for those who have nominated me for awards and recognition

I was honored to receive the Women of Impact Award from Focus on Women Magazine, October 2015

And the 2015 Author of the Year Award

I am thrilled, honored and always pleasantly surprised to receive each award from my peers, which is the greatest compliment.

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