Jacksonville native, Iva Ballou, is a force to be reckoned with. As a young girl bullied by her peers due to a bilateral cleft palate and Peter’s Anomaly to losing her dad to his second battle with cancer has fueled her passiion to motivate and propelled her to her speaking career as a self-esteem advocate for teen girls and young women.
As the girl bullied by others, then became her inner bully filled with hurt and pain. Iva had to grow through a process of self-discovery/healing and embraced her life trajectory as her mission and mandate to motivate, empower and equip her audience with the necessary life skills to make positive changes and impact in their lives and communities.
Her powerhouse yet pivotal motivational speeches have inspired young girls and women across the country, and she would be a great speaker for your audience.
Her speaking topics includes:
- Bully Who? Who is doing the bullying and who are you bullying?
- What's your address? Where do find yourself in life and how you will get there?
- RealSophisticatedJoy: Glowing While Growing