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GRETL Clagget, is an award-winning writer, director and filmmaker. Her first film "Happy Hour" narrated by Julianne Moore is based on true events and a poem from her book "Monsoon Solo: Voices Once Submerged.”

Gretl founded Culture Catalyst to create transmedia projects films, books and multimedia/live experiences to shift and uplift consciousness. She's currently working on a memoir/novel and a featurette called "The Storm Chaser.”

Gretl founded Culture Catalyst to create transmedia projects — films, public service announcements, books, workshops and “live” experiences — to shift and uplift consciousness.

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MONICA Cost, is the Chief Pathfinder & Brand Strategist of MCE LLC, assisting individuals and organizations in finding their authentic paths through personal development, brand strategies workshops and multimedia platforms.

Her vision, concept creation and development and professional guidance, over the last 15 years, has enabled her to work with the likes of actor Isaiah Washington, Terrence Howard, Kevon Edmonds, solo artist and lead singer of R&B group After 7, actress Meagan Good; corporations such as Reebok, The TJX Companies, Adecco Worldwide, State Street Corporation, JP Morgan, Prudential; and nonprofits such as The Trumpet Foundation/Trumpet Awards, The Partnership, Inc., Boston College High School, the Urban League, the One Family Campaign, among others.

She hosts a popular internet show;The Monica Cost Show, and is also the author of several books including The Things I Used to do to Sneeze: How to live an authentic life with awesome emotional sensations.

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TRACY Benson, founder and CEO of On-The-Same-Page.com, is an industry leader helping organizations foster honest relationships and drive toward shared goals through candid and actionable communication.

She counsels senior corporate and line executives, provides strategy and execution support to leadership teams and partners with senior communicators to lead their organizations through transformational change.

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LISA Reed, is a world-renowned fitness expert, trainer, educator and motivator. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), United States Weightlifting Association (USAW) and the owner of Lisa Reed Fitness. LLC, an in-home personal training, boot camp, group training, weight loss and nutrition company.

Lisa helps people of all levels and backgrounds reach their personal fitness potential, by inspiring them to maintaining a positive outlook and showing them how to take small manageable steps forward.

Lisa is the fitness expert for ABC 7 and News Channel 8 in D.C., and regularly appears on TV and radio programs such as WTOP, ESPN radio, Sports Talk Live with Glenn Harris, Let’s Talk Live, and the Pet Show with Dr. Katy. She has also been featured as an editor, model and athlete in Muscle and Fitness, Muscle and Fitness Hers, Oxygen, and Flex magazines.

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CAMILLE Macres is the host of "Camille's Paleo Kitchen" on FoodyTV where each week she brings you special guests, recipes, fun tips and tricks that will leave you inspired and empowered to cook at home for yourself and your family.

She is the author of the cookbook "Paleogasm: 150 Grain, Dairy & Sugar-Free Recipes That Will Leave You Totally Satisfied and Begging for More", the host of the podcast "Paleo, Love & Transformation" and creator of the "Paleo Cooking at Home" video education series.

Harnessing 10 years of experience as a private chef to the Southern California elite and a deep understanding of the healing properties of food, Camille is committed to transforming the lives of 100 million people in her lifetime by shifting healthcare from the medicine cabinet to the pantry and the doctors office to the garden.

She is deeply inspired by the culinary legacy Julia Child as well as Jamie Oliver's mission to transform the way kids and families eat and hopes to keep their vision alive through "Camille's Paleo Kitchen."

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RIVKA Willick, is the founder of Simply Extra Ordinary Tales, a company dedicated to both oral and written story. Rivka is a professional storyteller, writer, and copywriter and expert in using the power of story for business, healing, family, & life.

She uses the power of story to entertain, sell products, promote healing, preserve history, and educate. Everybody has a story to tell but few people have their stories heard. Rivka works with individuals to bring out stories about their personal struggles, family history, and company development through both the written and oral form. Speakers find a few hours of story coaching can turn difficult presentations into dynamic events.

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MICHELLE Stansbury, is the founder at LittlePenguinPublicRelations.com, a boutique Public Relations Consulting company in San Diego that delivers custom-designed PR campaigns Michelle’s background is in public relations, branding, and business development.

Her passion is to facilitate the growth and success of San Diego based companies. She has been honored as one of San Diego Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business.”

A lifelong learner, Michelle is a contributing writer for several online business and lifestyle publications. She volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego Young Professionals Committee and is a board member of the Duke Club of San Diego.

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FRANCES Arnold, is the founder at NamasteNutritionist.com, whose mission is to help make nutrition sane, intuitive, and deeply satisfying.

She provides custom-designed seminars and workshops in these exciting areas of Weight management, Healthy living in the real world, Food sensitivities, Celiac Disease and gluten sensitivities, and improving your professional performance with food. Her philosophy? “Your health is your wealth.”

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LIORA Farkovitz, is a content developer, writer, narrator, publisher and marketing strategist dividing her time between New York, Nashville, Atlanta and D.C.

She guides business and academic professionals through the business and product development process, with a very specific focus upon content marketing, content development and content distribution strategies.

Liora expanded her content strategy marketing efforts by working directly with magazine and newspaper reporters to write stories about her clients' areas of expertise and to assist them by helping them establish themselves as industry leaders, publishing their articles in leading magazines.

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SUSANNE Whited, is the founder of My Business Tweets, which provides marketing solutions for solopreneurs and empowers small business owners to escape the “bright shiny object” marketing madness and focus on practical solutions to grow their business.

Susanne is passionate about helping small business owners design their dream business model and then she takes them on the journey to realize their business vision. She is a co-author of the international best-selling book, The Voyage to Your Vision; author of the children's book, Little Baby Poot-Poot; and her next book is planned to be published during the third quarter of 2015.

Based in Colorado, Susanne is a frequent guest on radio and television programs. She has been featured on podcasts and other expert interview venues and she regularly addresses groups as an inspirational speaker and marketing “How to” strategist.

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SHELLEY Hunter (a.k.a Gift Card Girlfriend) is a gift card expert and the spokesperson for GiftCards.com. Being a problem-solver by nature (and by virtue of being the oldest girl of six siblings), Shelley created GiftCardGirlfriend.com (now rolled into GiftCards.com) to help consumers have positive experiences with gift cards.

What started as a website for just presentation ideas morphed into Gift Card Girlfriend becoming the go-to guide for all things gift cards.

Shelley is also a stay-at-home mom to three school-age children. She can speak to the benefits of working from home, starting a personal brand, and making the transition from corporate world to the PTA and back. Her kids rarely play quietly while she works, but she wouldn't have it any other way.

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BEV Browne, is an Information Broker and a freelance writer in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario. She has started a number of businesses over the years, and with her husband founded a charity that has been doing community development work in Zambia.

About 30 years ago she learned through her work as a writer that people can buy real estate from local governments in Canada when they’re being sold for the taxes owed. She’d tell people about the opportunity, but no-one believed her. It took her more than 20 years before she actually decided to do it herself. Then in 2013 she wrote a book entitled How To Buy Tax Sale Properties: A Canadian Guide.

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DARAH Zeledon, is an author, speaker, youth development coach, activist, and founder of the Crooked Smile Institute, whose mission is to inspire and teach young people how to transform adversity into opportunity and triumph on both a personal and global level.

Darah is also the Co-founder and CEO of GIVE, Global Initiatives in Volunteer Education, a volunteer abroad program that sends serious and skilled high school students to do targeted and sustainable project work throughout Latin America where they’re able to leverage their unique skills.

A powerful speaker and storyteller, Darah shares her riveting journey of courage, faith and survival with candor, insight, and wit–thus, revealing what it really takes to weather life’s storms. She teaches how you can emerge stronger, more confident, and more resilient after overcoming hardship.

And indeed, Darah’s gutsy words and deeds inspire many to re-frame their optic and tackle life’s toughest times empowered with renewed energy, insight and vision.

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VIBEKE Schurch, is a Tangibility Coach who helps coaches, consultants and experts turn their ideas and expertise into concepts that generate cash and provide freedom.She provides her clients with the strategies and mindset shifts they need to create their ideal income and lifestyle.

Vibeke has more than 16 years experience as a small business owner and has built several multiple-six figure companies.

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Over the last decade LEE Senderov, has worked in management, business development, sales and marketing roles across various industries. She started her career in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and later transitioned to Internet Technology.

Currently, she serves as the Head of Marketing for Shopular, a leading sales and shopping app, founded in 2012 to delight shoppers and to bridge the gap between shoppers and the brands they love.

In her free time, she enjoys helping women entrepreneurs, spending time with her husband, son and Yorkshire Terrier, traveling and cooking.

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Local celebrity, author and award winning TV Show Producer/Host, DESHA Peacock is a career development and lifestyle expert.

Known for her eclectic style and helping others see the possibility within themselves, their homes and personal style, Desha has helped hundreds of people find their “Sweet Spot”- a self-defined place of success and beauty. Her mission is to share the potential she sees in each client, to help people tap into their own intuition by making life-transforming decisions that allow them to align with their higher purpose.

Aside from her dream facilitation skills, Desha is also the author of the first book that combines personal development and home décor… Creating the Style you Crave on a Budget you can Afford: A Sweet Spot Guide to Home Décor.

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CHEMDA, co-hosts as the girl of Keith and The Girl, a daily, award-winning comedy podcast with comedian Keith Malley. The hosts are celebrating 10 years in podcasting. Chemda was born in Israel and has lived in New York City since she was 4 years old.

She currently lives in Queens with her husband, actor Lauren Hennessy. She is a talk show host, writer and singer. Recently, Time Out NY Magazine proclaimed Chemda, as the Queen of Podcasting.

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SUSAN Axelrod, and the word “pioneer” go together like cake and frosting! As the Chairwoman and Founder of Love & Quiches Gourmet, Susan’s journey has paved the way for women entrepreneurs.

She started her business with no formal training, only a passion for food. Coupled with her energy and tenacity, Susan was able to take her small business, worldwide.

Today, these desserts and quiches are found in restaurants and retailers around the globe. Susan chronicles her experiences in her blog, Susan’s Sweet Talk and her book, With Love & Quiches: A Long Island Housewife’s Surprising Journey from Kitchen to Boardroom.

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KIMBERLY JOY Krueger, is the author of the book, FREE!, she’s a Breakthrough Coach and the Co-Founder of The Fellowship of Extraordinary Women (FEW) whose mission is to restore “The Ethos of a Woman.”

She is also a mother to many. And by many, I mean twelve. Her life-long dream of a big happy family was highjacked by chemical addiction. In her attempt to overcome this, she discovered the formula for breakthrough in life and in relationships.

She now lives her life's purpose by helping you to get yours. As an International Author, Speaker and Coach, her passion and commitment to women has only grown and she looks forward to reaching many more extraordinary women.

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CAROLE Railton, is a behaviorist, specializing in Body Language. She’s the founder of Life After Branding (LaB) which specializes in behavioral change in individuals for commercial results. Clients of LaB have included Shell UK, Konica Europe and Travis Perkins.

Carole authored two books on personal branding and the future of body language. She also speaks on the differences between men and women at work.

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CANDICE S. Cook, Esq., is the Managing Partner of the Law firm The Cook Law Group, PLLC. Candice is also a published writer, noted philanthropist, and business strategist.

Her success in finding creative business-oriented solutions resulted in her invitation to join the Advisory Committee of several startups including music industry technology startup BlazeTrek and fashion industry pioneer, Fashion Advance.


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Dr. RACHEL Talton, is CEO of the award-winning firm Synergy Marketing Strategy & Research, Inc. In addition to her success as an entrepreneur, Dr. Rachel is an award-winning published scholar and keynote speaker in the areas of brand trust, consumer loyalty, and employee engagement.

Her first book, Beyond Extraordinary: A Blueprint to Flourish in Business and in Life is set to be published soon. Dr. Rachel is also the CTO (chief transformation officer) at Flourish Leaders whose mission is to provide women leaders the tools to flourish in their careers, businesses and lives.

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Marnie Swedberg, is the founder of WomenSpeakers.com and an online mentor to over 14,000 leaders from 30 countries training B.U.S.Y. - Best Unique Strategies for You.

Having survived fires, floods, a tornado, car wrecks, business set-backs, a burglary, lightning strike, ambulance rides and more, Marnie is a come-back success coach who models possibility thinking and profound faith.

Marnie is also a syndicated radio talk show host, the author of 12 "how-to" books, plus she personally oversees two Swedberg family brick-and-mortar businesses.

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JUDI Snyder, is an investment strategist and partner at JP Snyder, a “boutique” financial planning firm specializing in “alternative financial strategies” uncorrelated to today’s volatile stock market, declining real estate market, political or economic conditions.

Prior to joining JP Snyder, Judi enjoyed a successful 25 year professional career in Medical Imaging Sales & Marketing and Business Development. She primarily worked with entrepreneurs and physicians establishing imaging centers that included MRI, CT, Ultrasound, X-ray and Nuclear Medicine.

In 2004, she became a licensed advisor with a primary focus on “Sudden Money” coaching, Investment coaching and developing JP Snyder’s educational programs.

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MICHELE Spiezia, is the founder & CEO of Bespoke Atelier, the mobile browser for creatives. Bespoke empowers visual thinkers to create their next best ideas in a holistic, intuitive platform built by creatives, for creatives. Michele is an inherent doer, self starter and productivity addict.

A writer at heart, a leader by trade, Michele took her experiences in art, culture, and food into the world of cinematography, making Films by Francesco the best in the industry, editing documentaries for the former CFO of Warner Bros. & Sirio Maccioni of Le Cirque, and shooting the weddings of Nicole Richie, Matt Damon, LeBron James, and Chelsea Clinton.

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DEBBIE Martinez, is a certified Mindful Life Coach and Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator as well as being trained in Collaborative Divorce. As an expert in her field, Debbie has given workshops and lectures on various topics pertaining to divorce, women’s issues and relationships.

She brings her life experience and formal training into her coaching practice to empower and educate her clients on their divorce journey and beyond to their new beginnings.

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MARILYN Belleghem has been a marriage and family therapist since 1981. She has also consulted on business relationships, especially to families in business. As an experienced consultant, Marilyn has helped clients improve their personal and professional relationships for over 35 years.

She’s frequently quoted in the press and has appeared in several local, national and international media. Marilyn is passionate about living in a world where people work together in harmony with honesty and integrity being valued and where cheaters are held accountable.

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Elizabeth Schneider -TodaysLeadingWomen.comELIZABETH Schneider, is the Chief Normal Wine Person of Wine For Normal People, which translates wine into normal terms that you can relate to through an award-winning podcast, popular, internationally followed blog, and in acclaimed public speaking events and industry consulting.

Her goal is to bring Wine For Normal People to wine lovers everywhere through the podcast, blog, books, video, TV, and anything else that makes wine fun, easy, and normal.

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ADI Bittan, is the co-founder & CEO of OwnerListens, a platform for real time texting between businesses and customers. You text what you need and OwnerListens does the rest. Safe, private, immediate.

Former attorney for the Israeli government & a Captain in the IDF. Stanford MBA. Worked with Peter Thiel at Clarium Capital. Mentor at StartX, Stanford's incubator/accelerator, & at Upwest Labs startups accelerator.

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Dr. NANETTE Miner is a nationally known author, speaker, and consultant in the field of workplace learning. In 1991 she founded The Training Doctor, the authority on workplace learning solutions, specializing in the custom design of learning processes and curriculum for the adult workplace learner.

Her company is supported by a network of researchers, graphic designers, media specialists, web-based learning specialists, synchronous trainers, instructional designers, strategic planners, coaches, education experts, and organization development powerhouses. For more information, visit www.Trainingdr.com/

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