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WHITNEY Freya, is an up and coming presence in the arena of spiritual teachers and the self-help movement. Previously, Whitney has had a successful career in direct sales, opened 4 businesses, including Rumours Wine Bars and Creatively Fit, taught creativity techniques and painting for 18 years, worked with corporations such as AMEX, Columbia HCA, YMCA, and more.

Today, Whitney is devoted to helping people to use art-making as a spiritual practice and expressive living. She is the author of two published books on creativity and leads a global coaching program to empower other women to inspire the creative spirits in their own circles.

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AUDREY McLaughlin, is a wife, mom, entrepreneur; fan of football, yoga, and general positivity. Professionally, Audrey empowers "helping professionals" (realtors, physicians, coaches) to grow their businesses and serve more of their ideal patients, clients and customers.

Audrey is the CEO of McLaughlin Sales Group LLC, creator of the series Customer Service from the HEART, physicianspracticeexpert.com and intutitivemarketingtechniques.com, where she provides Heart-Centered, Intuition Guided, Authentic Marketing Techniques and Services for Business Owners.


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MONIQUE Lewis, Ambitious, inspired and inspiring entrepreneurial creator that uses all available resources to formulate innovative yet enterprising solutions in various formats.

Her focus include finding creative and memorable strategies to not only connect customers with the brands she represent, but creating affiliate programs with community businesses. She also stress involvement with various charities and non-profits for her clients as a means of community connection and as a viable marketing tool.

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WENDY Kerr, founder of Corporate Crossovers is a business mentor-coach and speaker. Her first book ”Corporate Crossovers – when it’s time to leave the office and start your own business” has just been launched.

She is passionate about changing the way work works – she has already helped over 1,500 women grow businesses and is on a mission to help 10,000 more women do the same. A corporate crossover she spent 20 years working with Apple, & the financial times building businesses globally.

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MONICA Yearwood, is a rare individual: ayurvedic practitioner, business owner, author, healer, yogi, and mother. She is one of the few ayurvedic practitioners in Chicago, where she founded Hamsa Ayurveda & Yoga Center in 2013.

Hamsa is a full-service Ayurvedic Center that incorporates workshops, treatments and private consultations in a luxurious, but intimate setting. She also developed an ayurvedic, all organic, natural skincare line and her first book will be available spring of 2015.

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LORI Kleiman, is an accomplished businessperson, entrepreneur and leader. In her most recent corporate role, Lori orchestrated a group of 18 HR consultants nationally. She brought cutting edge HR techniques to the group, and fostered a practical sense of HR to small businesses.

Lori conducted over 30 seminars in 2012 to business people and HR professionals sharing best practices and new initiatives to bring to small businesses throughout the United States. She founded HR Topics, whose goal is to provide a Human Resource speaker and HR news, articles, and information that provide business owners realistic solutions to human resources issues.


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TACREACIA Blunt, is an accomplished Domestic Violence Survivor Coach, speaker, Leadership Consultant and Business Strategist. As the founder of My Blueprint Project, TaCreacia works with women who have been in or are currently in an abusive relationship design the life they deserve.

Her coaching programs help individuals and groups get clarity about what they want in each aspect of their lives. By addressing the core issue, clients see immediate and significant results and they are propelled forward towards their dreams.

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CHRISTINE Sommers, is the CEO of ePACT, the emergency network: connecting and protecting you, your family and organizations through any crisis. Started in 2012, ePACT is an international network supporting organizations and users around the world.

Christine has 15+ years in web strategy, usability and creative management, and team leadership in marketing, communications and technology for brands like HSBC, Mercedes Benz, TELUS, Best Buy, and the 2010 Olympics Secretariat.


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A former award-winning non-profit CEO, Janice Holly Booth is a full-time Adventurista, author, and keynote speaker who inspires audiences to face their fears and win!

Best-selling author of Only Pack What You Can Carry, published by National Geography, she's lived through plenty of hair-raising adventures & is here to share with us her hard-won wisdom about navigating fear.

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ALI Marsland, has always been interested in language and communication and after studying linguistics at university and then teaching English in Africa, she worked in a series of communications roles.

In 2006 she made the leap to self-employment and then over the past three years expanded the business. She now runs a limited company with a team of staff, called Effective English Company, all working remotely. Ali has set the business up to run from anywhere. She is based in central UK but spends a couple of months each year in Cape Town and has also worked from Italy, Johannesburg and various UK locations.

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Hope Katz Gibbs, journalist, publicist, author, and entrepreneur, started her career as a newspaper and magazine reporter after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. She has written for and won awards for articles published in The Washington Post, USA Today, Costco’s Connection, and dozens more.

Hope got into the PR business in 2001, and in 2008 incorporated The Inkandescent Group, LLC, which includes the company’s flagship magazine, BeInkandescent.com, a speakers bureau, radio network, TV production company, and her project to spotlight inkandescent women: TrulyAmazingWomen.com.

In 2014, Hope launched the Inkandescent Publishing Company, which on Aug. 18 released her new book, “PR Rules: The Playbook,” available on amazon and at www.PRRulesPlaybook.com

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CAREY Buck is a passive income expert, and creator of The ATM Business Blueprint Success System and ATM Business Blueprint LIVE, both are comprehensive, step-by-step, trainings that teach others how to start and grow their own profitable ATM Business that will provide them with a lifetime of passive income, and allow them to spend more time with their friends and family and less to no time with those "annoying" coworkers! ;-)

Carey is passionate about teaching others, especially women, how to create passive income as well! She speaks all over the country and recently spoke at Harvard University, Villanova and she's a frequent speaker for Peak Potentials' Never Work Again seminar.

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NANCY Tomovska, and her sister Stephanie Tomovska, started Stance, LLC a brand and product development company. Their first product Unmarx, a reusable cleaning pad that quickly and easily removes unexpected clothing marks people get throughout their days, launched in 2013 with great success, including recently been selected to be in swag bags in the Golden Globe Awards, landing accounts with Majors Retailers and being featured in numerous media outlets.

Nancy and her sister love giving advise to other entrepreneurs and telling their story to inspire others to do the same.

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MICHELLE MacDonald, is the founder of Sweet Note, a gluten-free bagel manufacturer. Michelle founded her company at the age of 27 after seeing her grandfather and sister struggle after being diagnosed with Celiac disease.

Combining her passion for baking and the inspiration from her family, Michelle took her leap into entrepreneurship which has always been her dream. Sweet Note Bakery's vision is to make gluten-free options more accessible and change people’s lives, one gluten-free bagel at a time.

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FATESTA Bateman, is a highly accomplished Entrepreneur who inspires women by promoting visibility, advancement, and small business efforts. As a Small Business Owner of a local venue in Dallas, TX, called The Spa Bar, and Co-Owner of a Mobile Drug Testing Company, Fatesta has learned first-hand about the importance of becoming client attractive and has identified key strategies to execute this process effectively.

Considered a passionate leader, Fatesta was selected as a 2014 Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) Ambassador, in which she's committed to help grow the startup and eco system community both locally and nationally.

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LESLIE Berliant, is an entrepreneur, creative evangelist, writer, dancer, pastry chef and chocolatier. She leads A-Muse creativity retreats around the world, provides innovation training, communications, and transition consulting for organizations, offers transition and transformation coaching to individuals, and teaches Writing from the Deep Voice teleclasses.

She believes that creativity is an important tool to stimulate innovation and alchemize life experiences into art!

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VANESSA Horn, is the CEO of Vanessa Horn International, a global business & personal development company, and is a sought after speaker, trainer, and the author of the book “I’ll Have What She’s Having!”® She has successfully built and sold several businesses and her training and coaching has been used by more than 7,000 mission-driven entrepreneurs to rise to the top of their industries without burning out or selling out.

Her “Profit with Honor” Prospecting System is a proven system to attract an endless stream of prospects and effectively close without having to be salesy or pushy.Vanessa has been featured as a expert guest on several FOX, NBC, CBS, and ABC news and morning shows across the country.

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JOVAN Speller, is an entrepreneur and wellness mentor promoting holistic approach to mind, body & spiritual health. She's the owner of WildRoots Organix, a product line that crafts herbal self-care and lifestyle products.

And she is in the early stages of developing a non-profit wellness retreat focused on sustainable preventative health. WildRoots specializes in handcrafted soaps, creating organic products from the abundance of our gardens, and designing and installing green spaces for all.

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KATHY Mondotte, is the founder and president of Wheelchair Solutions, whose goal is to put a smile on the faces of people who use wheelchairs. A severe spinal cord injury and its subsequent surgery left her confined to a wheelchair for over a year. Her doctors did not expect her to ever walk again. Thankfully, she does.

Wheelchair Solutions recently launched its patented product line: Wheelie Styles, Wheelie Expressions, Wheelie Gators, Wheelie Backs, Wheelie Rollers, Wheelie Slings, and Wheelie Walker Bags.


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CARRIE McKeegan, is the co-founder of Greenback Expat Tax Services, a US tax preparation company focused on Americans living abroad. Greenback is 100% virtual company, with customers in 90+ countries. The Greenback team is spread across virtual offices in the US, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Australia and more.

Carrie is a long-term expat, travel lover and seasoned business professional who believes that filing taxes doesn’t have to be a grueling process. Originally from New York, Carrie was raised in Mexico City, and has since lived in Barcelona, London, Montevideo, Rio De Janeiro, Buenos Aires and now Bali, with her husband, and three young sons!

Carrie and her husband and co-founder David started Greenback after struggling to find a firm to do their US taxes as Americans living in the UK. She now spends her days ensuring that Greenback offers exactly what US expats need: easy-to-use, professional American tax services that delight their customers.

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SARA Chiarilli, is the owner and designer at Artful Conceptions, that helps clients create their dreams in their homes and offices. Their services include residential design, space planning, architectural review and analysis, construction supervision, kitchen and bath, and window treatments. Sara has been working in the design field since 2003.

Before opening her own firm in 2009, called Artful Conceptions, Sara managed design showrooms in Florida and Colorado. She was one of the top designers and has brought that knowledge into her own firm.

Sara's work has been featured on HGTV, in Design Bureau Magazine and in the Apollo Beach Magazine. Sara has been named the 2014 Woman of The Year by the National Association of Professional Women for excellence in her field and community work.


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DANA Kichen, has been a trainer, product developer, customer service and sales specialist for over 30 yrs. Dana owns and is currently the President of Marketing and Director of Customer Service for Desert Sage Seminars, Arizona's premier school for Real Estate license in Arizona, which provides continuing education both through online and live classes.

Dana has recently been invited to be a part of Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors Leadership Academy.

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SANDRA Tibbs, is an accomplished leader and the founder of Neverest Solutions, a leadership development consultancy that specializes in training corporate, government, and small business executives.

Combining her extensive experience in military intelligence training with an understanding of whole brain thinking and Neuroleadership, Sandra works with an individual leader's or team's innate talents and strengths to cultivate Intelligent Leadership from the inside out, ultimately increasing employee engagement, productivity, and profitability while aligning with integrity, personal values, and corporate culture.

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KELLY Will is a New York City gossip girl for nine years, and has written columns for The New York Times, The New York Post, The New York Daily News and Fox News. In 2013 & 2014, Kelly traveled across America.

In 365 days, Kelly documented her daily adventures, making personal connections with thousands of people, staying with 164 host families and touring the 50 States. Today, Kelly continues to consult with Ford Motor Company and others while she fills her spare time her with the One Person, One Community, One Nation Movement.

Her focus is building a stronger personal and professional America with love for every citizen, employee and consumer. Kelly teaches connection and community across all: home, work and play.

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EILEEN Lichstenstein, is the CEO of Balance & Power Inc., empowering organizations and individuals to soar to new heights of happiness and productivity.

Eileen is a Life, Relationship and Career Coach, Educator and Speaker for Effective Communication, Stress Reduction, Anger Management and Wellness.

She believes that inner strength and being centered are keys to optimal productivity and happiness.

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CYNTHIA Isaac, is a Personal Growth and Transformation Mentor, EFT Practitioner, Certified Hypnotist, Personal Development Trainer, Workshop & Seminar Facilitator and widow who recently experienced the loss of her brother i her sister.

She founded Growing Beyond Loss, that helps widows overcome heartache and move them along the path to start life again after their spouse has passed away.

Cynthia’s purpose in life is to Encourage, Equip, and Empower the bereaved to grow beyond the grief and loss so you can heal hurt and heartache, discover the real YOU, & recreate a more prosperous, fulfilling future you love; with grace & ease.

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DR. MONIKAH Ogando, is the co-CEO of the award-winning firm, CEO Mastery, Inc., equipping teams & organizations to become self-managing companies, with a unique blend of expertise in marketing, sales, strategy and multi-media technology.

In addition to Dr. Monikah’s success with CEO Mastery, her first company was ranked as one of Inc 500’s fastest growing companies in the US. She is an award-winning author and keynote speaker in the areas of leadership, marketing and communication.


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CAROLE Krechman,is an accomplished and visionary thought leader who is currently Co-Founder and CEO of CV Studios Entertainment, Inc., an innovative digital video and multi-platform content company that controls a growing library of intellectual property that is re-purposed, produced and broadcast as short form content for traditional TV, Proprietary Websites, Facebook, Twitter and a universe of apps for mobile users.

Carole is concurrently the Chairman, Founder and President of the Peacemaker Corps Association, a non-profit charity dedicated to teaching children around the world how to make “Peace in the Streets.”

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SIMONE Kornfeld, LCSW, is a psychotherapist and co -author of dating guide, Smitten: The Way of the Brilliant Flirt. Ms. Kornfeld maintains a private practice Manhattan where she treats adults and adolescents suffering from a range of mental health issues.

Simone is also a relationship expert helping clients get to the root of why they are having trouble finding and sustaining a healthy romantic relationship. She has appeared as a “flirtation expert” in various media outlets, including CNN, The Daily News, The Huffington Post and The Boston Globe.

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MINDA Wilson, is a serial entrepreneur, business consultant, and affordable healthcare advocate. She is the founder of Affordable Healthcare Review, which strives to provide accurate, non- partisan information about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and how it will impact individuals and businesses alike.

As a recognized expert on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, she consults with clients regarding proper implementation. In addition, she is a licensed Patent Attorney.


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JILEA E. Hemmings, is the Co-Owner and CEO of Greenie Tots. Greenie Tots is the first company to make all natural frozen entrées for kids with a meatless twist. Our company takes traditional kids favorite meals and recreates them in a healthier way.

Jilea developed Greenie Tots because of her oldest son who was diagnosed with Autism. Her company started selling their products in local farmers markets and has grown through her hard work and sales expertise. The Greenie Tots brand is now carried in Whole Foods, Giant Eagle, Safeway, & Publix supermarkets , independent grocery stores, and online. Greenie Tots is on a mission to provide parents with
tasty healthy meal options on the go.

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