Keynote Speaker 

Dara Kurtz

After being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of forty-two Dara left her twenty-year career as a financial advisor to focus on writing and speaking. Today, her personal blog, Crazy Perfect Life, reaches over 200,000 followers. 

Dara is the author of I am My Mother’s Daughter: Wisdom on Life, Loss, and Love, Crush Cancer, and Living with Gratitude.  Dara’s been a guest on over 60 podcasts, TV, and Radio shows and speaks often to corporations, colleges and non-profits such as Panasonic, Prudential, Elon University. She’s been published on Mom’s Don’t Have Time to Grieve, Scary Mommy, Keller, Authority Magazine, HuffPost, Grown & Flown, Today Parenting, and many others. 

Her goal is to use her life experiences to help people strengthen their relationships and create more happiness and joy in their everyday lives. 🤍