Jean Chatzky and Carrie Kerpen, two acclaimed authors and experts in the fields of finance and business, will be keynote speakers at American Spa’s Women in Wellness Leadership Conference, which is slated to take place in New York City on March 12, 2019.
Chatzky, CEO and cofounder of HerMoney, a new digital media company focused on improving the relationships women have with money, is also the financial editor of NBC’s “Today” show, best-selling author of 11 books, an award-winning magazine columnist, and host of the “HerMoney” podcast. In a session titled, “Women with Money: Create the Joyful, Less Stressed, Purposeful (and Yes, Rich) Life You’ve Always Wanted,” Chatzky will provide thought-provoking info on how to use your resources to live your best life. From finding the courage to start your own business, investing for tomorrow, making your money last, and leaving a legacy, she will provide tactical solutions to create the joyful life you desire.
Kerpen is the cofounder and CEO of Likeable Media and author of Work It: Secrets for Success from the Boldest Women in Business (Penguin Random House, 2018). As host of the popular podcast “All the Social Ladies,” she will provide key lessons, such as how to use your gut to make smarter decisions, faster; how to tap into your network to help you avoid blind spots; and how to make your weaknesses work for, not against you.
Other speakers include Dolores Barclay, an award-winning journalist, author, producer, and professor at Columbia University. She will share the importance of navigating business with honesty and principled leadership in a session titled, "Leading with Integrity and Purpose to Create a Culture that Inspires a Commitment to Doing the Right Thing." Drawing on her years of experience as an AP investigative reporter covering city hall, federal and criminal courts, and the culture beat, she is an advocate for truth in not only journalism but also our daily lives.
Diane Harris, editorial director of Considerable, a new financial and lifestyle website for people redefining what it means to grow older, and the former editor-in-chief of Money magazine is an award-winning journalist, digital content creator, and financial wellness expert. She is also a passionate financial wellness advocate. In “Three Simple, Smart Money Moves that Will Change Your Life Forever,” she will share steps you can take now to help you save more, invest smarter, and put an end to financial stress for good.
Brunilda Nazario, M.D., BC-ADM, the associate medical director and lead medical editor at WebMD, will be tackling the topic of facilitating lasting change for future wellbeing in "Women, Health & Age." Focusing on the impact of hormonal changes, stress, and more, she will help you learn to identify warning signs for compromised health and give you the tools to communicate the importance of maintaining healthy habits.
Betty Ng, founder and CEO of Inspiring Diversity, a collaborative community of members from all backgrounds who inspire, empower, and elevate each other to achieve goals, will also provide attendees with tangible take-aways on fostering a more productive work environment. In “Creating Inclusive and Diverse Workplaces to Help Improve Innovation, Customer Relationships, and Employee Retention,” she shares how diversity’s full range of positives won’t transpire without true inclusion. Ng co-authored Po-ling Power: Propelling Yourself and Others to Success (Indie Books International, 2018) and works with organizations to drive profitability through increased employee inclusion, engagement, and performance.
Elizabeth Scherle, the cofounder and president of Influenster, the digital destination where millions of consumers research and review products and where brands can target and connect with highly engaged shoppers, is a pioneer when it comes to understanding the power of consumer influence. In a session titled, "Live Your Mission, Think Like an Innovator, and Win with Advocacy," she will share what she has learned from launching her own company, building a connected community, and staying ahead of the trends.
Claire Wasserman, founder of Ladies Get Paid, an organization that seeks to close the wage and leadership gap through career development, will address the topic in a talk titled, “Protect Your Energy, and Let Go of Perfectionism.” She will share how to earn what you deserve; set boundaries at work; handle mistakes with grace; and embrace who you are. She’ll also offer tips for handling critical feedback; letting go of perfectionism; and realizing your own self-worth.
For more details about American Spa’s 2019 Women in Wellness Leadership Conferences and to register, visit www.americanspawiw.com. Discounted rate available through January 31, 2019.