Pam Kanaly, a motivational speaker and ministry leader, is the president and co-founder of Arise Ministries, a national non-profit women’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 ’N’ 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 governor’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.