Jess Weiner

Considered this generation’s "Go to Girl" for self-esteem, Jess Weiner inspires audiences worldwide with her authentic take on living a confident life. She is founder and chief creative officer for Talk to Jess, LLC, a multi-platform company creating media programs aimed at showcasing empowering stories and is the founder of the Actionist® Network, a global online community that recognizes and connects individuals and organizations who are making a difference in the lives of others. She is the author of two best-selling books, "A Very Hungry Girl" and "Life Doesn’t Begin Five Pounds From Now". A leader within the confidence community for more than 15 years, Weiner currently serves as the global ambassador for the Dove Self-Esteem Fund and travels the world speaking and hosting workshops on self-confidence for a multitude of corporate and educational audiences. Weiner has consulted as a brand strategist with Wal-Mart, Time Warner Cable, Centers for Disease Control, Yale and Harvard. Her work has been featured by countless media outlets including "Oprah", The Washington Post and The New York Times. She currently edits and writes for and Seventeen and is a frequent contributor for "The Today Show" and CNN’s "Showbiz Tonight." She was also recently named by as one of the "14 Power Women to Follow on Twitter."