WIFA Member Meeting: Communicating with Power and Impact
Join us for October’s Member Meeting, “Communicating with Power and Impact”
Your voice IS your power. Using that voice to communicate with power and impact is key to success! We will have a panel of industry leaders sharing with you how to do just that.
This meeting will be an hour and a half. One hour being the speaker panel and the last 30 minutes set for networking.
Stephanie Erazo: After spending 7 years as a CNN producer, Stephanie decided to leave the newsroom chaos for a life of wellness, and follow her passion for health and fitness. Stephanie is an avid adventure seeker and a self-proclaimed fitness junkie. She received yoga, meditation, and pranayama breathing certifications in Rishikesh, India under master yogis. In India, Stephanie focused on the study of traditional root practices of yoga and meditation, and she now shares that unique perspective with all of her clients. She also teaches bootcamp fitness and is a certified spin instructor. Stephanie is a Yoga Therapist, on a 4-year track to receive her C-IAYT from Loyola Marymount University.
Katie Horwitch is a writer, speaker, mindset coach, activist, and the founder of WANT: Women Against Negative Talk. Founded in 2007, WANT is a platform that gives women tips, tools, motivation, and inspiration to move forward fearlessly in life by shifting their negative self-talk patterns. On its podcast, WANTcast: The Women Against Negative Talk Podcast, Katie tackles subjects like loneliness, jealousy, and self-worth, and interviews visionary women about taking a proactive approach to the full spectrum of life’s high highs and low lows. As a speaker, Katie has facilitated workshops and given keynote addresses for organizations such as SXSW, I AM THAT GIRL, The Good Fest, Teachable, Lululemon, The Fullest, and University Of New Haven about cultivating confidence, living fearlessly, and finding, being and staying your Self in a world that prefers you’d stay small and silent. Her work has been featured in dozens of online and print publications such as The Cut, mindbodygreen, Brides, Insider, Darling, and Livestrong, and has been praised by CNN as a “woman empowering others around the world.” She’s also been in the fitness industry for over a decade and currently teaches indoor cycling and running classes for the audio fitness app Aaptiv and at Equinox. Currently, Katie is living in New York City with her husband Jeremy and dog-daughter Frankie, and spends her energy on shifting the cultural self-talk paradigm, producing engaging new content for women both online and off, advising creatives and entrepreneurs on how use their unique strengths to make the biggest impact possible, and singing loudly while she runs. Her middle name is Joy. Literally.
Kellie Wagner is a consultant, speaker, and the founder of Collective, a national diversity and inclusion consultancy and research lab that is shifting how millennial-driven organizations build, engage, and retain diverse teams in today’s workforce. Kellie’s work has been featured in Forbes, AlleyWatch, and Like A Boss Girls, and has spoken at Culture Amp’s Culture First conference, HR Redefined, The Muse, The Wing, and other high-impact media platforms. She’s a graduate of NYU’s Managing Workplace Diversity & Inclusion program, holds an MFA from The New School, and sits on the board of Experience Camps.