"Achieving success is about persistence, determination & the relatable common thread of overcoming obstacles"
The Power of a Positive Attitude
Women's Path to Power & Reinvention
Had I Known
"She is a remarkable woman, and above all else she is just a very wonderful person … her comments were perfect. Right on target for this crowd. And, she was very gracious to all who wanted to be photographed with her, shake her hand or just kibbutz a bit. "
-Jewish Home Foundation of North Jersey, Inc
"Joan was wonderful! I have been inundated with emails and phone calls since yesterday. Everyone is giving me positive feedback: Joan was engaging, funny, heartfelt, approachable, and so very nice! The entire day was a huge success."
-Valley Hospital Foundation
"Joan is a perfect mix of intelligence, thoughtful advice, and inspiration mixed with great humor!"
Ann Cameron, Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma
An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women's health & wellness advocate, Joan Lunden has been a trusted voice in American homes for more than 30 years. For nearly two decades, Lunden greeted viewers each morning on Good Morning America bringing insight to the day’s top stories. As the longest running female host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 5 presidents, 5 Olympics, and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families, and their health.
Lunden continues to be one of America’s most recognized and trusted personalities. She is a special correspondent on the TODAY Show, host of the CBS series Your Health, and a sought after speaker and event host throughout the country. On her website JoanLunden.com and social media, women interact with her every day about health, wellness, lifestyle tips, family, and boomer information.
In June of 2014, Lunden was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, which required chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. An eternal optimist, Lunden wanted to turn her diagnosis into an opportunity to help others. She blogged throughout her cancer treatment and wrote a memoir Had I Known, which documents her battle, and reflects on her life and career. Lunden serves as an ambassador for Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer, advocates for patients on Capitol Hill, and actively communicates with the cancer community through her social media and on her website.
As a part of the sandwich generation, Lunden’s demographic is far-reaching. She is a mother of 7 including two sets of pre teens twins. Like many Boomers in America she has juggled being a working mom while caring for an aging parent, and brings this experience to her role as the spokesperson for the nation’s leading senior referral service, A Place for Mom, a company helping caregivers and families find the right care and resources for their loved one.
One of the most visible women in America, Lunden has graced the covers of more than 60 magazines and book covers.
Joan Lunden’s books include Had I Known; Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Caregiving; Growing Up Healthy: Protecting Your Child From Diseases Now Through Adulthood; Wake-Up Calls; A Bend in the Road is Not the End of the Road; Joan Lunden’s Healthy Living; Joan Lunden’s Healthy Cooking; Mother’s Minutes; Your Newborn Baby; and Good Morning, I’m Joan Lunden. She also hosts the exercise video Workout America.
Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman.