Gabrielle Bernstein is a motivational speaker, life coach, and author. She grew up in New York and attended Syracuse University, where she received a degree in theater. In 2008 she founded HerFuture.com, a social networking and mentoring website for women. Bernstein has written three books, Bernstein has also worked as a public relations entrepreneur and founded the PR firm SparkPlug Communications as well as co-founding the Women’s Entrepreneurial Network, a non-profit professional organization that connects female entrepreneurs.
Bernstein teaches primarily from the metaphysical text A Course In Miracles. She teaches a practical application of the Course's principles emphasizing self-love, forgiveness, and a holistic approach to spirituality. In 2009, Bernstein was featured in the New York Times as a "guru" for the next generation.