Author. Storyteller. Empowerment Advocate.
Award-winning author, dynamic speaker, empowerment advocate, and social entrepreneur L.Y. Marlow empowers and inspires all people to live a more purposeful and joyful life through guided self-discovery and embracing their authentic selves. As the founder of MonsteRise, LY provides a mixed media platform to help women realize their full potential in the face of adversity and rise above life’s monsters. With courage, determination and self-introspection, she employs her authentic voice and storytelling gifts to empower like-minded communities dedicated to personal growth and development to embrace their passion, purpose and power!
L.Y. is also the founder of Saving Promise, a national domestic violence prevention non-profit organization, inspired by her granddaughter, a little girl named Promise. Her story and advocacy have been featured on national television, radio, magazines, social media and Internet publications.
- Don’t Look at the Monster!
- The Power of Embracing Your Fears
- Getting Unstuck
- Monster Theory
- Monster Retreat
Companies We’ve Impacted
Marcus S. Parker, President and the PMISSC Board of Directors
Anne E. Collier, MPP, JD, PCC Principal, Arudia, Professional Training & Coaching
Colleen McQuone, President, McQ1 Meeting and Event Services
Lisa Harper, PMISSC Member
Why You Should Have the Courage to Embrace Your Passion
3 Steps to Conquering Your Monsters – LY Marlow at Imagination Stage
LY Engaging with Audiences Across the Nation
L.Y. Marlow shares her story and discusses domestic abuse and violence with USA TODAY reporter Jayne O’Donnell.
TEDxRIT speaker L.Y. Marlow leads fight against domestic violence
See LY on Melissa-Harris Perry sharing her story and mission.
Don’t Look at the Monster!
Through her compelling and engaging storytelling style, L.Y. takes audiences on a moving journey in her inspirational and innovative ‘Don’t Look at the Monster’ series created to help individuals, leaders and organizations discover and confront their monsters and take back their power!
The Power of Embracing Your Fears
In her signature style, L.Y. delivers a deeply compelling and engaging talk to help audiences embark upon a transformative experience to embrace their fears and unleash the possibilities of who they are to become.
In this provocative and captivating keynote, L.Y. takes the audience on an adventure that reveals new insights on why we get stuck, re-evaluate what’s most important and provide the tools and inspiration to get unstuck!
Don’t Look At The Monster: One Woman’s Journey to Embrace a Purposeful Life
- USA Today – Even at the White House, domestic abuse was a secret. Don’t hide this, fight it.
- USA Today – TEDxRIT Speaker Calls Domestic Violence One of the ‘Greatest Public Health Crises’
- USA Today – Domestic Violence ‘Code of Silence’ Contributes to the Prevalence Across Races, Classes
- Washington Post – Can a Grandmother Working with Harvard Save Little Girls Like Promise
- Ask Not ‘Why’, But ‘What’ We Can Do to Prevent Domestic Violence
- To Anyone Voting Against the Violence Against Women Act