Alesia is a Transformational Speaker and Confidence Coach for “IlluminateHer”. IlluminateHer is a community that empowers individuals to overcome the hurdles of life, walk in confidence and SHINE. IlluminateHer believes, whether your struggle is great or small if it is important to you, it is important. Alesia has experienced her own personal tragedy of losing her husband of 26 years to suicide. This has propelled her to reach out like never before to the broken hearted and suffering, by helping them to press pass their pain to a new victory.
Alesia is launching a grassroots organization, Eagles Rising Initiative. The focus is to eliminate ministry-related hurt, wounds, burn-out, depression, and suicide at its core among ministry leaders and the communities in which they serve -so that a perpetual breeding of transformation leadership emerges and leaves a legacy of growth and impact for present and future generations.


Krystal Holmes has a passion for women to know who they are according to her God given identity and to operate in her purpose.  Krystal has been a part of women’s ministry for several years and was a workshop speaker for GLVWM at the Firebrand Conference.  She loves to worship God with total abandon, she is an intercessor, and operates in the gift of the prophetic.  Krystal has three children and 7 grandchildren and counting.


Vanessa Hartsell is a dynamic speaker, author and leadership trainer who is passionate about world change! She has been speaking professionally for the past 10 years throughout the US. Originally from Michigan; Vanessa calls Las Vegas, Nevada her home.  Vanessa has a heart for people to grow in intimacy with Christ. She is passionate about transforming potential into action. At the age of 24, Vanessa founded her ministry, Ignite Life, with the mission to equip, empower, and mobilize women to be the spark that ignites change in the world for the sake of Christ. Out of her desire to mobilize women in the Church, 1 small conference gave birth to a movement of Christian women. Although this ministry is a huge priority in her life, her first ministry to is to her family. Vanessa has been married to her “prince” Evan, for 8 years and her life is filled with joy and chaos raising her three children (Owen, 6; Ethan, 4; Charlotte, 2).