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Kathleen Cooke

Christian Speaker
Cooke Pictures and The Influence Lab
Los Angeles California 91506

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Influencing lives in media, leadership, culture and faith.

Influencing lives in media, leadership, culture and faith.

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Name Cooke Pictures and The Influence Lab
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Location
Los Angeles, CA 91506
United States

Speaking Ministry Details

  • Salvation Date
  • 1960
  • Home Church
  • Bel Air Church Los Angles
  • Relationship to Church
  • Member of
  • Available for
  • Business Speaker, Conferences, Keynotes, Retreats, Workshops
  • Speaking Experience
  • Full Time (over 20 events per year)
  • Fee Range
  • Works with Your Budget

More About Kathleen Cooke


Kathleen is an actress, businesswoman, writer, and speaker, and is a founding partner (with husband, Phil Cooke) and VP at Cooke Pictures in Burbank CA (cookepictures.com). Responsible for casting and providing creative consulting Kathleen works with many of the leading nonprofits and ministries in the country. Together, in 2013, they launched the nonprofit The Influence Lab (influencelab.com) focusing on redefining Christian media mission strategy in the digital age. She is the editor of the monthly Influence Women Journal, influencelab.com/women, and her weekly blog can be found at kathleencooke.com which focuses on mentoring, connecting and inspiring Christian women involved in media, entertainment, arts, and all areas of influence.  As an adjunct professor, Kathleen is the former co-director of the internationally recognized Biola Media Conference and currently is the director Asbury University's Hollywood Internship program. Kathleen founded/directed the West Coast/Hollywood Chapter of Christian Women In Media (CWIMA) from 2011-13, and co-founded/directed the national women’s ASCEND Conference from 2013-16. She's the author of the devotional, Hope 4 Today: Staying Connected to God in a Distracted Culture - https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B073XVP4TF, and is on the boards of the Hollywood Prayer Network, 4WordWomen, and the National Salvation Army. She travels nationally and internationally speaking on topics of faith, media, leadership, and culture. Her passion is to see individuals flourish and find their significance beginning with a vibrant and sustaining relationship with God. 

You can follow Kathleen on Twitter: @KathleeRCooke, Instagram: KathleenRCooke, FB: KathleenRCooke or her weekly blog at KathleenCooke.com

Kathleen Cooke Speaking Topics


The Influence of Hollywood: Understanding and Engaging Culture Without Selling Out!

While explicitly “Christian” media is important, using our creative gifts to reach today’s secular culture is critical as well. But how can we position ourselves...


Directing Actors: What Directors Need To Know

Most directors spend more time learning technical things and not much time working with actors. Low budget directors have very little time for guiding performances so consequently...


Your Are An Influence

You are a leader where God has placed you. Whether at the office, on a national platform, or working behind the scenes in media, God has put us there to be an influence. It's...


FINDING PURPOSE IN THE CHAOS Drowning Out The Roar

We live in a chaotic world today. Everyone is telling us who to follow and what to believe. What did Mary see and how did she cut through the roar of her distracted chaotic culture...


From Success to Significance – Breaking the Shame Barrier

What’s holding you back, dragging you down and why are you always hiding and withdrawing? How do you beat the “shame game” and break through live's challenges,...


Our Place: A Woman in the 21st Century

We live in a fast-paced 21st Century culture. Juggling home and a career continues to be one of the greatest challenges for women.  Is there a formula for balancing a personal...


Write Now: Your Influence and Leaving Your Legacy

We are all influencers.  Whether at the office or home, on a national platform, or getting your hair or nails done at a salon, God’s placed us where He wants us to be as...


Terroir: Your Unique Place

“Terrior" is the French word used by winemakers for where the vine is planted, and how that location impacts it’s personality, taste, and quality. Wine growers understand...


Miriam’s Legacy: What God Taught About The Importance of Women

Are women important to God?  What did God teach Moses and the Children of Israel about respect and the importance of women? Why women can stand today in the confidence and promises...


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Kathleen Cooke Resources


Hope 4 Today: Staying Connected to God in a Distracted Culture

Finally - a devotional that’s backed up by actual research on Bible reading from the Center for Bible Engagement. " Hope 4 Today: Encountering God in a Distracted Culture" is a remarkable new devotional book based on research that reveals engaging the Bible at least 4 times a week dramatically changes your behavior in positive ways! The research also discovered that Christians who read the Bible less than 4 times a week lead lives that are statistically the same those who never read scripture. That’s why Kathleen Cooke has created a devotional format based on a 4 day schedule...

Posted by Kathleen Cooke on 08/23/2017


Kathleen Cooke Recommendations


Submitted by Asbury University on Saturday, Apr 01, 2017

Dr. Jim Owens, Dean, School of Communication Arts

I would highly recommend Kathleen Cooke to you as a speaker. She is passionate, well-informed, and easy to work with. We have hosted her as a guest speaker on our campus multiple times and always found that she challenged the audience.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by Ascend Women on Sunday, Jan 22, 2017

Brenda Epperson

Kathleen served with enthusiasm as Ascend Women Co-Director for 3 years. Her heart for women is astounding. She serves with passion and a heart to truly change the world.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by Oodles World on Friday, Dec 16, 2016

Cassie Byram Exec. Creative Director

Kathleen Cooke is the whole package! Her talents are undeniable, but more important is her heart to serve. She has a passion for women, for the church, and ultimately, for the Kingdom of God. Kathleen's abilities to share her vast experience and knowledge would be a gift to any platform.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by Freelance Writer/producer on Thursday, Dec 15, 2016

Nancy Sawyer Schraeder - Writer/Producer

Kathleen is a winsome, seasoned speaker, able to cross cultures and inspire diverse audiences on a multitude of topics.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by HIBARD GROUP on Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016

Emily Hibard

I've had the opportunity to listen to Kathleen Cooke at a number of Los Angeles events (CBS Studio Center, Ambassador Auditorium, Bel Air Church, etc.). I love her heart for people, communication style and appreciate the immense preparation she puts into each talk.

  • On Topic

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  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by OneHope on Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

Rob Hoskins, President

Captivating! Kathleen Cooke is a captivating and exceptional communicator and storyteller! I've heard her on numerous occasions in various locations around the world, and she never fails to deliver. Beyond her message, her passion to encourage and add value to the listener is evidenced in the way she engages her audience even after the event. She's winsome and sincere - the real deal!

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by Nancy Stafford on Sunday, Dec 11, 2016

Nancy Stafford, Author, Speaker & Actress

Kathleen is one of most engaging and impactful speakers around. Her heart is to connect women to God and to each other, and it shines through in all she says and does. She is a living example of what she preaches--she is a true Influencer and motivates others to be the same. Your organization will be blessed and encouraged by Kathleen Cooke!

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by Christian Women In Meida on Friday, Dec 09, 2016

Robin Bertram

Kathleen Cooke is an exceptional speaker who brings a wealth of knowledge from "hands on" experience in many different areas of media and ministry. She is professional, transparent and very engaging. I would highly recommend Kathleen Cooke for your next event.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by 4wordwomen.org on Friday, Dec 09, 2016

Diane Paddison, Found and Executive Director

Kathleen Cooke is a poised, smart, and entertaining speaker. She catches the audiences attention with her high energy level, positive attitude, appearance, and expert knowledge. She shares her information in creative ways with pictures, film, etc. to educate her audience.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by PJ Video LLC on Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

Paul Crouch Jr. President

Kathleen is extremely articulate and uniquely qualified to speak on a number of subjects. Her desire to reach the next generation through media is something we can all benefit from. I highly recommend her, and am humbled by her heart for ministry.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by LivingBetter50.com on Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

Carol Doyel

Kathleen is a wonderful speaker, she has the ability to engage her audience through story telling. I've heard her speak many times and always find her messages and talks fresh and relevant. Her warm, non-threatening style allows her to connect well with her audience. She is also able to talk about a wide range of topics due to her experience and background.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by Brenda Crouch Ministries on Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

Brenda Crouch - Speaker, Writer, TV Co-Host

I have had the pleasure of hearing Kathleen speak on numerous occasions for a variety of venues and each time I walk away inspired, having gained greater insights and immense appreciation for her authenticity and relevance along with the multiple talents which she has mastered to deliver her message to the world.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by The Women In My World on Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

Shari Rigby

Kathleen is wonderful! She speaks directly to the hearts of those who are in her midst. God has blessed her with the ability to share messages from the Bible in a way that you relate and can easily apply to your life.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by The New York City Leadership Center on Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

Dr. Chip Roper, Director of Marketplace Engagement

Kathleen is winsome, down-to-earth, and on point. She combines passion with proven expertise. Hard to imagine a context where she could not make a valued contribution to topics spanning work, media, the middle East, and family dynamics. A real assett to any any program.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by Cru on Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

Mary Beth Minnis, Producer and Mentor

Kathleen Cooke inspires and challenges me every time she speaks or writes. She has a unique ability to understand the times we live in and deliver a timeless and wise message in a way that resonates in people's hearts and minds. I highly recommend her as a speaker.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by The Pegues Group, Inc on Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

Deborah Smith Pegues, Bestselling Author/Speaker

Kathleen Cooke's passion to see women maximize their potential comes thru loud and clear as she delivers relevant topics to women from one end of the economic spectrum to the other. Her candor, competence, relatability, and warm spirit endear her to her audience as she inspires them to use their influence to impact their various environments. I highly recommend her as a speaker.

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

Submitted by Lakewood Church on Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

Lisa Osteen Comes

I highly recommend Kathleen Cooke to you as a speaker and minister. I have known Kathleen for over 25 years and she brings experience, wisdom, and joy through her life-changing messages. Lisa Osteen Comes Associate Pastor, Lakewood Church

  • On Topic

  • Biblical

  • Engaging

  • Memorable

  • Authentic

  • Recommended

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