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Jackson Announces Sponsorship of Together Live Tour

Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Jackson®) today announced its sponsorship of Together Live, a unique national touring event designed for women that brings together diverse thought leaders, activists, artists, athletes and celebrities for an evening of inspired talks, interviews and interactive conversation.

Emceed by co-founder Jennifer Rudolph Walsh and headlined by co-founder and bestselling author of “Love Warrior” Glennon Doyle, retired soccer star and activist Abby Wambach and bestselling author Luvvie Ajayi, Together Live focuses on finding life’s purpose, overcoming fear and influencing change. Together Live uses storytelling to build a community for people of all backgrounds, where speakers share their unique experiences and inspire attendees to take action.

Jackson will serve as a major sponsor of the 2017 tour, which kicked off Sept. 18 in Portland, Oregon, and then made its way to Seattle on Sept. 21. Additional tour locations include San Jose, California (Sept. 26); Phoenix (Sept. 28); Austin, Texas (Oct. 3); Washington, D.C. (Oct. 12); Nashville, Tennessee (Oct. 17); Minneapolis (Oct. 19); Chicago (Oct. 24); and Philadelphia (Oct. 26).

“Together Live is a wonderful event that captures the essence of Jackson’s commitment to helping people achieve financial freedom, pursue their purpose and live the lives they want,” said Emilio Pardo, senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer for Jackson. “At Jackson, we believe every American deserves the opportunity to live life well. We’re proud to partner with such an inspirational group of women.”

Along with the tour, Together Live offers a free app that features stories of people who are actively pursuing their purpose. The app also allows users to create community groups, where they can organize meet-ups, volunteer initiatives and mentorship opportunities throughout the year, making it easy for users to take actionable steps in pursuing their purpose. Additionally, the app features articles and other unique content from Jackson that will inspire and guide people as they pursue financial freedom. Later this year, Jackson will provide content from leading financial empowerment and life planning experts in Together Live’s podcast series, “Do It On Purpose.”

“Storytelling is a powerful tool that not only helps uncover purpose but also motivates people into action,” said Rudolph Walsh, who created Together Live after designing Oprah Winfrey’s The Life You Want tour. “We hope our attendees come away feeling they can transform their lives and make a difference in the world by harnessing their strengths and passions.”

To create an inclusive experience, tickets start at only $25 and are available on the Together Live website. For more information on how Americans can secure financial freedom, please visit the Jackson Financial Freedom Studio.

About Jackson

Jackson is a leading provider of retirement products for industry professionals and their clients. The company offers a diverse range of products including variable, fixed and fixed index annuities designed for tax-efficient accumulation and distribution of retirement income for retail customers, and fixed income products for institutional investors. Jackson subsidiaries and affiliates provide specialized asset management and retail brokerage services. With $249.8 billion in IFRS assets*, Jackson prides itself on product innovation, sound corporate risk management practices and strategic technology initiatives. Focused on thought leadership and education, the company develops proprietary research, industry insights and financial representative training on retirement planning and alternative investment strategies. Jackson is also dedicated to corporate social responsibility and supports charities focused on helping children and seniors in the communities where its employees live and work. For more information, visit

*Jackson has $249.8 billion in total IFRS assets and $236.4 billion in IFRS policy liabilities set aside to pay primarily future policyowner benefits (as of June 30, 2017). International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is a principles-based set of international accounting standards for reporting financial information. IFRS is issued by the International Accounting Standards Board in an effort to increase global comparability of financial statements and results. IFRS is used by Jackson's parent company.

Jackson National Life Insurance Company is an indirect subsidiary of Prudential plc, a company incorporated in England and Wales. Prudential plc and its affiliated companies constitute one of the world's leading financial services groups. It provides insurance and financial services through its subsidiaries and affiliates throughout the world. It has been in existence for over 165 years and has $824.7 billion in assets under management (as of June 30, 2017). Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.

About Together Live

Together Live is a national touring event – headlined by co-founder Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach, Luvvie Ajayi and emceed by Jennifer Rudolph Walsh – that brings an array of thought leaders, local activists, artists, athletes, and celebrity guests for a night of inspired storytelling and conversation. During our three-hour events, you will hear from badass earth-shakers, hilarious heroines, and authentic storytellers. We will focus on finding purpose, overcoming fear, choosing love, and effectuating change. You will leave asking questions about your own path; where you came from, why you’re here and where you are going. This year, our tour is kicking off in ten cities across the country this fall, with tickets starting at $25. Join the movement today at

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Jackson National Life Insurance Company
Melissa Hernandez, Director, Corporate Communications
Phone: 303-224-7572

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