Spend a day with like-minded, bold women, as we lift each other up in a warm, welcoming, and inclusive environment. We've lined up some of the most inspiring speakers in the areas of leadership, personal growth and business insights to help you move forward purposefully.
Guaranteed to be fun with inspiring, rockstar-level 20-minutes talks, mingling sessions, breakout workshops, and laser coaching from the world's greatest women coaches.
Please join us for this incredible event--a day-long workshop in the Funk Zone of Santa Barbara, designed for professional women to create an inspiring space to connect, rise, lead and learn with one another.
Brought to you by Zhena.TV and Linda le Brock, Publisher of Pacific Coast Business Times.
Founder of Zhena's Gypsy Tea & Fair-trade pioneer, Zhena is an award-winning, purpose-driven social entrepreneur, teacher, author of Life by the Cup, executive coach, motivational speaker, and the publisher of Enliven Books, a Mind-Body-Spirit imprint from Atria/Simon & Schuster.
Celebrated for her products and work in conscious business practices, Zhena has been named a Country Living Women Entrepreneur Honoree, a Top Woman in Business by Pacific Business Times, has received Enterprising Women’s Woman of the Year Award, & the Natural Products Expo Socially Responsible Business award. She has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, BloombergTV, Marie Claire, Inc., Entrepreneur, and on Bloomberg, FOX NEWS, Lou Dobbs, and others for her unique point of view on mission-driven business success, women in business, and spirituality.
Linda le Brock is the publisher of the Pacific Coast Business. Le Brock rejoined the team at the Business Times in 2011 after she was Vice President of Development for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oxnard and Port Hueneme for four years. Before that she was the Senior Account Executive at the Business Times.
She received her business administration at the Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon. She serves on several boards including CLU Center for Economic Research and Forecasting, Central Coast Red Cross, Business Giving Roundtable and Partners in Education.
Melanie Benson is a highly-acclaimed optimizer & coach for businesses globally. She is celebrated for guiding fast-paced, mission-driven entrepreneurs to thrive in their small business. Melanie is a revenue strategist – uncovering what derails you from productivity and progress – ultimately freeing you to scale your influence and income without overwhelm.
Melanie hosts the weekly podcast, Amplify Your Success, is the author of Rewired for Wealth, co-author of Entrepreneur.com’s Start Up Guide to Starting an Information Marketing Business and has her success tips featured in magazines such as American Express OPEN Forum, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Woman’s Day, & Parenting Magazine. She is on the Executive Team for the Women Speaker’s Association and Council Chair for the Association of Transformational Leaders.
Intentional Yoga - Using yoga to consciously, physically and energetically put intentions into motion
Andrea began the incredible life practice of yoga and meditation in 1995. Having broken her back as a girl, she recognized that yoga was the perfect practice to support her rehabilitation and support her in living a dynamic and active lifestyle. Andrea has traveled to India to study yoga under Guru Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and the world renowned Thich Nhat Hahn. She has studied and practiced many styles of yoga including kundalini, Jivamukti, vinyasa, and restorative yoga, as well as meditation and breathing techniques.
Andrea has led workshops and retreats around the world including Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, the Omega Institute, the TED Conference, and festivals including Wanderlust, Burning Man, Symbiosis, the Envision Festival in Costa Rica and many more.
Christine Hassler left her successful job as a Hollywood agent to pursue a life she could be passionate about. After being inspired by her own unexpected challenges and experiences, she realized her journey was indeed her destination. In 2005, she wrote her first best-selling book and began her life’s work as a master coach, keynote speaker, author, retreat leader, and podcast host. Her third book, Expectation Hangover is the guidebook for how to transform adversity into opportunity.Christine leads seminars and workshops to audiences around the country at conferences and corporations. She has appeared as an expert on The Today Show, CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX, E! and many others. She is also a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post and Cosmo.
Ultimate Leaps of Faith
Molly Lavik is the founder of Mentor InSight, Inc., a media and consulting company and currently serves as executive director of the Los Angeles Sustainable Business Council. Previously she provided marketing and strategic development services for Microsoft, DreamWorks SKG, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Westin Hotels & Resorts and served as executive director for the Los Angeles New Media Roundtable.
Molly has served as an instructor in the MBA programs of Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Mgmt, Vatel Int'l Business School, Los Angeles and Alliant Int'l University’s Marshall Goldsmith School of Management. She has a MS in Technology Management from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University, and a BA degree in Mass Communications from Purdue University.
Natalie Ledwell an internationally renowned motivational speaker, best-selling author, Law of Attraction guru, host of The Inspiration Show and co-founder of the revolutionary Personal Development company Mind Movies. Her mission is to empower 10 million adults and kids all over the world to lead lives fulfilled with joy, happiness and passion.
Natalie and her team at Mind Movies have touched the lives of over 2.1 million people across the globe. In her 2013 best-selling book Never In Your Wildest Dreams, she shares her own personal life struggles to inspire the readers to overcome their limiting beliefs and step into the best version of themselves.
Kathleen McMullen Coady, owner and creative director of Tower Design Studio is a multi-talented designer and artist. Kathleen has designed beautiful interiors with an emphasis on spiritual and environmental sustainability for corporations, hotels, restaurants, wineries and homes for over 25 years. Kathleen’s principle driving force is to design environments that are extraordinary— harmonizing beauty with function infused with depth, meaning and magic.
She is an accomplished fine artist with a background in Art History and Museum Studies, Business, Branding, Graphic Design, Environmental Activism, and extensive world travel. Her work has received numerous awards and has been published in Interior Design Magazine, Elle Decor, Architectural Record, California Design, Travel and Leisure, Hemispheres Magazine, Print, Communication Arts, The LA Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Magazine, and 805 Living.
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Rikka Zimmerman is a global leader in consciousness and the creator of Adventure In Oneness and Life Transformed™. She is an acclaimed speaker and singer/songwriter who empowers people to know they are the catalysts for bringing about transformation for themselves and the planet. Propelled by her unbounded love for humanity, Rikka travels the world and works with thousands of people, radiating a vibration of joy, peace, possibility and Oneness in all she does.
Rikka has collaborated with internationally recognized spiritual teacher Panache Desai, and appeared alongside speakers and authors including Dr. Wayne Dyer, Michael Beckwith, Lynn McTaggert, Gregg Braden, Les Brown, Marci Shimoff, Neale Donald Walsch, Marianne Williamson, John Assaraf and other conscious leaders.