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Aspiring Women is an Emmy award winning TLN original program that features captivating stories, honest talk and practical insights on the common, challenging issues women face. Through on-location features, dramatic storytelling and lively interviews, As,piring Women gives viewers something to think about, talk about and share with others. Beginning its 11th season, Aspiring Women is thrilled with the addition of its newest host, Valerie Burton. With a refreshing mixture of friendship, humor and attitude, Shirley Rose, Valerie Burton and Chonda Pierce form a dynamic hosting team that leaves no stone unturned as they observe life through their own unique lenses.
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Shirley Rose has been in ministry alongside her husband Jerry for over 30 years. Through her television program Aspiring Women, her books, and speaking appearances, Shirley demonstrates her passion for God and for helping women to be their best in all areas of life.
In 2006 Shirley received the prestigious Excellence in Communications award for her work in Christian media. As executive producer and co-host of “Aspiring Women,”Shirley has developed a program that meets women where they are. It features captivating stories, honest talk, and spiritual insight on the challenging issues women face. This two-time Emmy winning program is syndicated in about 130 cities across the U.S. and in every state on the Sky Angel IPTV network. Aspiring Women also airs in Canada and is broadcast throughout the Arab world, Europe, and even into the Far East. “Aspiring Women” was recently named “Best Television Talk Show” by the National Religious Broadcasters Association.
A sought-after life coach and speaker, Valorie Burton is the author ofListen to Your Life, What’s Really Holding You Back?, Rich Minds, Rich Rewards and Why Not You? 28 Days to Authentic Confidence, all published by divisions of Random House, Inc. Her newest book is How Did I Get So Busy? The 28-Day Plan to Free Your Time, Reclaim Your Schedule, and Reconnect with What Matters Most. A professional certified coach (PCC), she coaches entrepreneurs and professionals seeking a more purposeful path.
Her weekly e-newsletter inspires thousands of subscribers. Organizations such as American Airlines, Toyota, O, The Oprah Magazine and Ohio University have hired her as a speaker. She has also spoken at events for some of the nation’s largest churches, including The Potter’s House (Dallas), Lakewood Church (Houston), and New Birth (Atlanta).
Comedian Chonda Piercehas appeared more than a dozen times on the famous stage of The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN, following in the footsteps of much beloved comedienne, Minnie Pearl. “I may have replaced the gingham dress and price-tag hat with irreverent leather pants, but I have held onto what Ms. Minnie taught me—that comedy can be clean and still be funny!”
This lesson has served Chonda well. After 15 years in comedy, she has an audience of two million faithful fans, five gold-certified comedy albums and a certified platinum DVD for Havin’ a Girls’ Night Out. She is the author of 9 books including “Laughing in the Dark…a comedian’s journey through depression.” Chonda has worked with Billy Graham, has appeared more often than any other special guest for the nationally acclaimed conference Women of Faith and has received honors as the 2000 and 2001 Gospel Music Association’s Grady Nutt Humor Award recipient.