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About Holly

Entrepreneur, herbalist, author, and international speaker Holly Bellebuono has helped thousands of entrepreneurs, creatives, writers, and business leaders expand their success. Holly works with individuals and small teams and speaks to large audiences at conferences and universities --across England, Costa Rica, Canada, and the United States from Boston to Hawaii -- to provide memorable meaning, focus, and growth.


Supporting women’s empowerment and visionary thinking, Holly spent 26 years building a brand and creative business, authoring 7 books, lecturing internationally, leading vibrant retreats and workshops, developing product and service lines, and teaching. Her documentary book Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History & Geography of Herbal Medicine, was named The Thomas DeBaggio Book of the Year 2015 by The International Herb Association, and her work appears in Parabola, SageWoman, Juno (Britain), and Taproot.


Holly is also a nonprofit executive director; she holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Appalachian State University and has served as executive and program director for human service, education, and environmental nonprofit organizations. Awards include two Small Business Owner of the Year and a Nonprofit of the Year. Her engaging empowerment workshops for entrepreneurs, creatives, and women are highlights at conferences and universities.

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To book Holly to speak at your event, email Holly travels from the Boston area (Martha's Vineyard airport) and is available for national and international events. Interested in Holly co-leading a retreat with you? Holly has led inspiring international business retreats that engage and motivate. Send details (proposed date, location, audience) to see if your event is a good match.

Check out this 6-minute video to learn what others have to say about Holly's retreats!

Author & Speaker Holly Bellebuono

at The Bellebuono School of Herbal Medicine... an amazing community...

Holly teaches

Holly teaches

Healing Arts, Entrepreneurship, & Women's Leadership...

...herbal formulary and pharmacology...

...and supports students internationally...

Holly lectures internationally.

Business Vision


Holly Bellebuono
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Llewellyn Little Book of Herbs
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Positive Self Empowerment Cover 2
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Audio CD Collection
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Retreats & Travel

Join Holly at destinations around the world for fun: develop skills & network.

Book Holly to Speak
At Your Conference or Event

Bring Holly to your conference stage to inspire and educate with her popular keynotes & seminars. 


Holly works with individuals and small teams to reach best business outcomes

"Holly's empathy, insight, and generosity with her knowledge are remarkable; it's not too much to say that knowing Holly has changed my life."    A. L., Washington DC

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