Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist.
Arianna Huffington is the chair, president and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist and author of thirteen books. Her new book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder (March,2014), follows up on the success of her acclaimed Third Metric conference.
Eve Ensler, Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, and activist, is the author of The Vagina Monologues, which has been translated into over 48 languages, performed in over 140 countries, including sold-out runs at both Off-Broadway’s Westside Theater and on London’s West End.
Kris Carr is a New York Times and #1 Amazon best-selling author, speaker and wellness activist. She is the subject and director of the documentary, Crazy Sexy Cancer, which aired on TLC and The Oprah Winfrey Network.
Danielle LaPorte is the outspoken creator of The Desire Map, author of The Fire Starter Sessions (Random House/Crown), and co-creator of Your Big Beautiful Book Plan.
Sera Beak is a Harvard-trained scholar of comparative world religions who spent years traveling the world studying spirituality with Sufi dervishes, Tibetan monks, Croatian mystics, shamans, and more.
Tara Sophia Mohr is the founder of the Playing Big leadership program for women and the author of The Real Life: Poems for Wise Living. An expert on women's leadership and well-being, Tara's work empowers women to play bigger in their work and in their lives.
Wokie Nwabueze believes that when you own the power of your voice, you own the power to change the things that matter. She is a communication and conflict resolution expert and the founder of Women Prepared to Lead (WPTL).
Kristen Wheeler is a business consultant and executive coach who believes that workplaces should be arenas where people thrive while creating amazing results. For more than twenty years, she has offered expert guidance on matters of IT, strategy, and leadership for clients like Arthur Andersen, comScore, WhiteWave Foods, and eBay.
Bari Tessler, M.A., is a Financial Therapist, Mentor Coach, Mama-preneur, and the Founder of The Art of Money. She has guided thousands of people to new, empowered, and refreshingly honest relationships with money through her nurturing, body-centered approach.
Kelly Sosan Bearer is podcast host and co-founder of Integral Chicks, a women’s practice community dedicated to the intersection of psychology, spirituality and integral theory. She is also the Conference Director, Partner, and Chief Scientist at Buddhist Geeks, an online and live event community bringing together leading edge teachers in the field of modern Buddhism.
Katie has spent her performing career a solo act with her guitar, and has focused her energy on the richness of her voice and the art of songwriting. Her song "Set Free" from the album “From Far Away” was featured on the FOX television show “Bones”, the ‘iTunes compilation of Spotlight Independent artists’ as well as various radio stations around the country.
Gemma Wilcox is a multiple-award-winning playwright, performer and theatre producer who has been touring her critically acclaimed, multi-character one-woman shows for over 10 years. Wilcox creates highly physical theatre that authentically and courageously explores the multi-layered aspects of intimate relationship.
Kerena Saltzman, LCSW is a licensed Gestalt therapist, trainer, and presenter. She facilitates group experiences that create authenticity, vitality, and deeper connection for conferences, communities, and teams