Alison Jacobson is a motivational speaker, coach, author, and podcast host of Midlife Mavericks. She empowers women to Shut the FEAR Up to achieve the personal and professional success they deserve.

    Her journey overcoming personal tragedy and obstacles is the catalyst for her work. She has experienced the death of her infant son to SIDS, the financial devastation of bankruptcy from a divorce and her role as caregiver for her adult son with Intellectual Disability and her current husband with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

    ‘You were a hit with our audience last night! Your story resonated with all of us, as did your enthusiasm, positivity and empathy. When I heard a few of the women in the audience open up and share their stories, I knew they trusted you and that you had struck a deeply personal chord with them, not an easy thing to accomplish for either side. Your efforts undoubtedly left a lasting impression and added tremendous value to the lives of those who were present.

    Thank you for your dedication to helping other women by sharing your experiences and strength. I believe your contribution in this way makes a significant difference in the lives of others, and I am grateful for having the opportunity to showcase you.”

    Caryn Friedman-Quinn, Wilton Library Association

    Jacobson is a powerful, no-nonsense speaker who inspires her audience to overcome the self-doubt and limiting beliefs stopping them from having abundance, joy and fulfillment.

    She has inspired audiences from intimate gatherings to large events and corporate workshops for companies including Aetna, Frontier Communications, Denver Women’s Business Group, PEO, She is Me Conference, and Goodwill Industries.

    Alison Jacobson runs the NY Marathon

    In 2022, Jacobson released her best-selling book Daily Inspirations for Midlife Women: A Guide to Peace, Joy, Confidence, and Abundance. Her podcast, Midlife Mavericks has attracted an audience of highly engaged women.

    Alison also conquered the NYC Marathon in 2022 at the age of 57, having never run before in her life. Her experience achieving this goal and the lessons she learned along the way is the basis for many of her presentations.

    Alison has built three companies, the first of which she founded at the age of 24 and sold to a multi-national PR firm where she remained as a Senior Vice President for 10 years. As an advocate for women’s empowerment and children’s health, Jacobson has been the spokesperson and on-camera talent for numerous companies including COX Communications, Toyota, Coca-Cola, AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Unilever, Proctor & Gamble and Sylvania.

    Her ability to connect with people in a down-to-earth, inspiring, and engaging manner while providing important information has made Alison a popular guest on many national television shows including local news stations, CNN, Fox & Friends and The Doctors.


    “Alison captivated our audience! We received comments from many of our attendees about how they connected with her and were inspired by her story.  A powerful presenter with a compelling message!”

    Linda Ferguson
    PEO CT Conference

    “Alison is a consummate professional and an absolute pleasure to work with!  From our first interaction until her speaking engagement here, I was amazed at how easy it was to work with Alison. She is engaging and energetic and we are still receiving thank you’s and compliments on our choice of key note speakers.  If you have the chance to have Alison speak at your event, I highly recommend doing so.”

    Stephanie Schifano
    Frontier Communications, Regional Marketing Manager

    “Alison spoke about Caring for the Caregiver. She captured our attention immediately with her warmth, knowledge, and empathy. She openly included stories of her struggles and successes, making an instant connection with her audience. Alison was amazing!”

    Tully Health Center

    “An event not to be missed tonight! Alison Jacobson is the wisest woman I know. You WILL learn something you don’t know that will change your life!”

    Barbara W.

    “Listening to Alison speak I feel as if I was at a revivalist meeting! Her energy was contagious, and her message made me realize I am capable of achieving what I focus on.”

    Cynde D.


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