Pam Kanaly, a motivational speaker and ministry leader, is the president and co-founder of Arise Ministries, a national non-profit womenâ€™s organization that focuses on spiritual and emotional renewal. A former single mom herself, Kanaly also co-founded the Single Moms across America and Survive â€™Nâ€™ Thrive conferences for single mothers.
In addition to her single-mothers ministry, Kanaly has a passion for encouraging women leaders in ministry. She helped found the Ignite Conference in Oklahoma and also mentors more than thirty-five hundred women through monthly e-mail devotionals. Because of her dedication to inspire and support women across the nation, she has received multiple honors, including the governorâ€™s appointment of commissioner for the Department of Human Services.
Kanaly graduated from Texas Tech University with a BS in elementary education. When she is not leading conference tours, Kanaly enjoys reading, spending time with her family, camping, jogging, and hunting. She lives with her husband, Richard, in Edmond, Oklahoma.