About Diane & Jo Ann

Diane Cunningham, M.Ed. is the President and Founder of the National Association of Christian Women Entrepreneurs (www.nacwe.org).  The National Association of Christian Women Entrepreneurs was born out a passion to connect women who are ready to create, collaborate, and contribute to changing the world. We gather people and ideas together through online content, tele-courses, individual/group coaching and retreats.

Since 2005, Diane has worked under the DianeCunningham.com umbrella as a coach, speaker, facilitator, and entrepreneur. She founded the National Association of Christian Women Entrepreneurs in May 2010 and has launched it into phenomenal growth in a short period of time.  Growing to 160 + members in its first year, hosting the 1st Annual Conference “The Inspired Women’s Event”, and building a virtual tribe of passionate women.

Diane hosts a weekly radio show called Inspired Women Radio, has a lively YouTube presence with her “Daily Dose with Diane” videos, and loves working with women in mastermind groups to catapult them to success.

She was named as a top leader in her city with the Top 20 Under 4o award in January 2011.   She is a Certified Mastermind Executive Coach, a Life Purpose Coach, and a Get Clients Now! Facilatator.

Her training and background is in the mental health field. She worked for many years in a hospital Employee Assistance Program. Prior to that she spent time working with domestic violence and addictions. She has a Masters Degree in Education (Guidance and Counseling) from Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington and a Bachelors Degree from the same school in Interpersonal Communications.

Diane has also authored numerous other books, e-books, and information products including   “Dear Female Entrepreneur, My Friend”, the Inspired Business Toolkit, and 90 Days to Marketing Success.

She is an avid volunteer and currently serves as the Regional Advocate for the Small Business Development Center for North Texas. She is active in her church, local community events, and non-profit organizations that fit with her life mission.

Diane is happily married to Robert and has a dog named Bear. She loves people, shopping, Starbucks, reading, and spending time with friends. She has run four marathons with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program, and loves to go to zumba classes. She is passionate about God and is basking in the amazing journey that He has her on!

“My mission is to inspire women to dream big, catch on fire, and change the world.”

Diane is available for coaching, consulting, and speaking.  Please contact her at www.nacwe.org or at www.dianecunningham.com with your request or for more information.


Jo Ann Fore is an author, mentor, and speaker who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of women. Most noted for her authentic vulnerability, she captivates her audience with faith-filled messages caramelized with a powerful promise of hope.

Jo Ann’s words have been featured in national and international magazines—even graced the covers of a few. Her work has appeared in Lifeway’s HomeLIfe, Australia’s Alive, Salvation Army’s Priority, Women of the Word, Tennessee ChristianYouth Ministry Resources, and much more. Her words have also been used for radio and television content. Won awards, too. Plus she’s written a couple of books, e-books, information products, and IACET and ICF (International Coach Federation)-approved curriculum.

As a columnist for various publications, Jo Ann focuses on the need for emotional wholeness as she tackles the tough topics facing Christian women today. As a workshop leader for women’s retreats and online events, Jo Ann leads women on a heart journey into a new land. A place where a painful past serves as a path to a greater purpose, and redemption becomes more important than explanation.

As a Writing Coach, Jo Ann mentors budding writers through her Writing Mastermind and Coaching groups. She is a member of the ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers), The Christian Writers View, Long Ridge Writers Group, and Life Purpose Coaching Centers, International. She also serves as the Public Relations Director for the National Association of Christian Women Entrepreneurs.

Jo Ann has a 20-year background in marketing and development, working as a Director of Development for a faith-based organization, Director of Advertising for a national lifestyle magazine, and Public Relations Director for a nationally franchised fitness chain.

Jo Ann lives in Tennessee, with her husband Matt, who is a nationally known sleight-of-hand magician. An empty-nester, she has one adult daughter, one granddaughter, and four adult step-daughters.  Jo Ann enjoys a sometimes crazy, always passionate, supernaturally purposeful life.

You can visit Jo Ann and learn more about her writing, coaching, and workshops at www.WriteWhereItHurts.orgwww.JoAnnFore.com and www.SoYouWantToWrite.org.