Dec 12, 2016 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Circle of Friends
Science tells us that friendships are more critical than ever to our long-term health and well-being, but in today’s fast-paced, digitally connected world we are seeing increasing incidents of depression and isolation. Shasta enlightens us with surprising solutions to this uniquely 21st century phenomenon. “Warm, engaging, confident, encouraging, inspiring and insightful. I so enjoyed the subject matter and her refreshing insights. Spot on!"
Shasta Nelson | Founder and CEO of www.GirlfriendCircles.com.
Jan 16, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Aging: Nutrition for a Healthy, Vibrant and Beautiful You
Getting older is inevitable, but healthy aging is up to us. The term, "you are what you eat" couldn't be more true when it comes to our health and wellness. Sonya will talk with us about the various health concerns women face as they get older and discuss the role proper nutrition plays in your health including supplements and certain "power” foods. She will arm us to stay balanced, healthy and strong in the years to come.
Sonya Angelone, MS, RDN, CLT | Nutritional consultant, LEAP therapist and certified lifestyle counselor. Expert in helping people use good nutrition as a powerful tool to better health and well-being.
Jan 30, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Work & Flexibility: Why Women Will Lead the Way
Stacey and Katrina are leading the way in helping women find new ways to enjoy satisfying careers and be the mothers and spouses we want to be. Come find out what trends they are seeing, the tools available for more balance, satisfaction and sanity and what it all means for you. “So amazing to hear Katrina’s story and encouraging to hear the progress being made and what we can do.”
Katrina Alcorn | Writer, blogger, experience design consultant and author of “Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink” a look at the juggle of work and family, parent burn out, and what’s wrong with work and how to fix it.
Stacey Brooks Delo | Founder, Maybrooks.com “where smart moms help each other find flexible careers”. Journalist. Connector. Passionate believer in asking for what you need to strike the right balance for yourself in the workplace.
Feb 13, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Dr. Lustig is a leading thinker on the science and politics that have led to the pandemic of chronic disease over the last 30 years. He shares his message which has been making waves across the nation, including tactics for readjusting the key hormones that regulate hunger, reward and stress, and strategies to improve the health of the next generation. “Dr. Lustig was honest, informative and inspiring. Wow! I went home and completely inventoried my kitchen cabinets and feel so much better about what I am feeding my family. Invaluable info.”
Dr. Robert Lustig | MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology and author of “Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity and Disease”
Mar 6, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Three incredibly inspiring trailblazers who talk openly and honestly about what it takes to do something that’s never been done before while balancing career and personal life along the way. “So interesting. So compelling. So motivational. Loved it!”
Alison Pincus | Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, One Kings Lane
Danae Ringelmann | Co-founder & Chief Customer Officer, Indiegogo
Jory Des Jardins | Co-founder & President, Strategic Alliances, BlogHer
Kate Shaw | Director of Talent Management, Apple, and Founder and host of the Lucasfilm Speaker Series.
Apr 24, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Toxic Bodies: The Unhealthy Truth & What We Can Do To Protect Ourselves
Scientific research consistently points to important links between numerous diseases and the chemicals we’re exposed to everyday in our food, air, water and consumer products. How are we exposed, what’s the government doing to protect us and can we actually control our exposure? As a leader in the field, Ken Cook will bring us up-to-date on what we really need to be concerned about, what we can do to protect ourselves and our families, and how we can help ensure a healthier future for generations to come. “Compelling, insightful, excellent and important information. One of the best yet!”
Ken Cook | President and co-founder of Environmental Working Group, a public interest research and advocacy organization focused on protecting human health and the environment and the creator of the online consumer database Skin Deep. Ken has been named one of Washington's Top Lobbyists and is considered one of the most influential 20th Century leaders and change-makers in the world.