• Author & Entrepreneur

    Award-winning Kentucky based author and entrepreneur, Janet Holloway’s talents are apparent in the dizzying array of work she’s done in her lifetime.

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  • "Leaving ... Sometimes you Have to Leave"

    (to be released July 2017)
    "A compelling story of being held down, knocked around, and yet dragging yourself back up to finish the race and triumphing!" - Mary Morton

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  • "A Willful Child"

    "This gripping story speaks for many Appalachian women and children who broke away from mountain culture to live a life of promise and success and never forgot their mountain heritage."

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  • Contributor & Writer

    Janet Holloway has contributed to many magazines, publications and newspapers on various topics and current events. She has also been interviewed on several media outlets.

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  • Speaker & Workshop Presenter

    Janet Holloway is a dynamic and engaging speaker who is sure to light up any room. Her credibility is evident and her warm personality inviting from the very first word she speaks.

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  • Founder of Women Leading Kentucky

    Women Leading Kentucky is a non-membership organization, creating business and leadership networking opportunities for women at all stages of their careers, enabling them to lead, learn, achieve and give back.
    (With Mayor Gray and Aldonna Valicenti)

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Transforming Lives ... Inspiring Women

Speaker | Writer | Award-Winning Author | Consultant | Founder of Women Leading KY

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"Leaving ... Sometimes You Have to Leave"

Check out Janet's new book that is now available for purchase on Amazon. "Leaving ... Sometimes You Have to Leave". You can preorder for a signed copy only on her website.

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"A Willful Child"

A story of Betrayals and Beginnings. “Janet Steele Holloway’s debut is as dazzling as the West Virginia countryside she describes. This memoir is poignant, brutal, funny, inspired.”

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Speaking Engagements

See a list of topics Janet can present at your upcoming meeting, workshop, retreat or team-building event.

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Writer & Contributor

Janet has written for dozens of publications, newspapers and magazines. Contact her to write an upcoming article or press release.

Recent Articles by Janet

About Janet Holloway

Her vast experience ranges from high school Spanish and English teacher in Michigan, to theatre production in NYC, public relations for renowned theatre producer Jean Dalrymple, youth worker in East Harlem, university instructor and state director of both the New Jersey and Kentucky Small Business Development Center Networks. [More ...]

Testimonials & Reviews

Author of "A Willful Child" & "Leaving"

Leaving ... Sometimes you have to Leave

“What a fascinating life! Janet’s story of resilience and resourcefulness will both amaze and inspire you.” Liz Cornish, Author: Pass It On: Priceless Advice from Highly Successful Women. [MORE]

A Willful Child

"This gripping story speaks for many Appalachian women and children who broke away from mountain culture to live a life of promise and success and never forgot their mountain heritage." ~ Jane Stephenson, founder of New Opportunity School for Women; Author, Courageous Paths: Stories of Nine Appalachian Women [MORE]
Contributor & Writer
"From highlighting business professionals making a difference in the Bluegrass to entrepreneurial challenges and successes experienced on a national level, Janet Holloway has amassed an impressive collection of published articles." ~ Julie McEwen, Owner, McEwen Creative
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"You have done such a wonderful job encouraging and nurturing women at all stages of their careers, and it is valuable work." ~ Pam Miller, Former Mayor of Lexington, KY
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