Jennifer Kennedy Dean, executive director of the Praying Life Foundation, is a respected author and speaker who focuses on prayer and spiritual formation. Her book Heart's Cry has been named National Day of Prayer's signature book. Her book Live a Praying Life has been called a flagship work on prayer. Widely recognized as an unusually gifted communicator, Jennifer speaks all over the country calling God's people to discover the difference between a prayer life and a praying life. She is in demand as a speaker and has spoken in such venues as the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove and Focus on the Family. She is a board member for Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, a member of America's National Prayer Committee, and a member of National Professional Women Association.