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Guest Profile

Angela Irwin

Angela Irwin is an international Confidence Coach, TEDx speaker, workshop facilitator, and

the founder of Joyful Life Solutions ( which specializes in

helping women reprogram their self-acceptance to build lasting confidence, so that they can

achieve their full potential.


Prior to that, Angela spent 15 years in the corporate medical devices field, holding various

positions in marketing, management, and clinical education in the U.S., Australia, and



During the pandemic, Angela launched a 501(c)3 called the Joyful Life Cochlear Implant

Fund ( to help ensure her fellow cochlear implant recipients have access to the

ongoing critical technology that they need to keep their hearing, and remain part of the

hearing world.


Born with normal hearing Angela began losing her hearing around the age of 7, and

eventually went completely deaf. At the age of 22, she received a cochlear implant and as she refers to it “got a second chance at life”. Angela is living proof that the challenges we face don’t have to stop us, and in fact can take us places we never could have imagined.


In addition to her coaching training, Angela holds a B.S. degree in sociology & psychology, as well as an MBA.


Born in a small farm community in South Dakota, Angela has lived and traveled all over the

world. She and her husband Colin have been living in France for the past 12 years.


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