Donna Carter has a unique ability to synthesize life experience into digestible life lessons. She is sought after as a speaker in Canada and internationally because of her clarity, humor and the light-bulb moments she triggers for women seeking help on their spiritual journeys. Donna grew up in a family of girls and has always loved to be with other women. She has often been known to say, "A good women's event has to involve laughing, crying, and hugging." In other words, having fun, letting our emotional guard down enough for truth to deeply touch us, and experiencing community with other women are values Donna holds dear. These are the things she seeks to facilitate where ever she speaks.Donna has spoken in small Bible study settings, large conference settings, and the retreat settings that fall in between. She also loves outreach events and has an ability to present the gospel in a clear, "seeker-friendly" way that is well received by many different types of audiences.Donna's passion is to be real, get down to real issues, and explore how God's Word speaks to those issues. Donna lives in Calgary, Canada, with her husband, Randy, who is a youth speaker, and her two daughters, Kendall and Kevann. Her first book, 10 Smart Things Women Can Do to Build a Better Life, was released in the fall of 2007 and is now being distributed in five countries.