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The speakers below are from our May 2018 conference.

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keynote speakers

 
 
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kimberly snyder

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Kimberly Snyder is a nutritionist, entrepreneur and the multi-time New York Times best-selling author of The Beauty Detox series and Radical Beauty, co-authored with Deepak Chopra. Snyder has quickly established herself as one of the most highly sought after lifestyle personalities with her unique, philosophy-driven approach to her expertise in health, wellness, nutrition, beauty and personal empowerment. 

Snyder started her career as the go-to nutritionist for celebrities such as Drew Barrymore, Kerry Washington and Fergie which later evolved into her own signature lifestyle brand (KimberlySnyder.com). Snyder continues to build momentum around the brand, which features supplements and information products, including her flagship SBO Probiotic formula. 

Additionally, Snyder has been featured by The Today Show, Dr. Oz, Ellen, GMA, InStyle, Elle, The Wall Street Journal Vanity Fair and was named by Vogue as one of the top “results-oriented nutritionists.”

She is also an influential national public speaker and host of the top-rated podcast Beauty Inside Out on the PodcastOne network. 

A dedicated and certified yogi, Snyder is an also an expert on Kriya and Vinyasa yoga practices, Ayurvedic Medicine, and is the creator of the Beauty Detox Power Yoga DVD series. 

Through all of her endeavors, Snyder empowers those around her to embrace their own uniqueness and authenticity, which she believes is key to unlocking true success. 


 
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LILIT CARADANIAN

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Lilit Caradanian went from corporate employee to makeup artist to owning her own makeup studio and cosmetics company. She's a digital icon with a strong influencer presence as a fashion, beauty, and lifestyle blogger with 1 million+ followers on Instagram! 

She's ready to drop some major knowledge at Happy Mom Conference, where she'll be talking about building and maintaining a thriving business as a millennial mom.

 

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Haely White

Haely White is a comedy writer, actress & chocoholic passionate about telling female-driven stories that bring to the screen the real issues women face.

After having her son, Carter, she delved into creating content for mamas, including the Mom.Me series, Sh*t No One Told You, with her partner Samantha Gutstadt. On the branded side, Haely’s created spots for Axe, Budweiser, Mattel, Lansinoh, Beats by Dre & more.

Sam is excited to be hosting this year’s conference and also impressed you’ve read this entire bio. Follow Don't Call Me Mommy for more of her misadventures.

 

Morning Meditation

 
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Talin Hovnanian

Talin Hovnanian is a Reiki Master, Sound Healer, Lightworker, and is 200 RYT Yoga Alliance certified. She blends 17 years of expertise in the wellness, education, arts and holistic fields to create one of a kind empowerment experiences in groups as well as one-on-one settings.

At the Happy Mom Conference, she'll be leading us through a morning meditation to help us clear our minds and open our hearts to the inspiration of the day. 

 

Postpartum Health & Wellness Panel

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Known as 'The FAB Mom' on-air and online, Jill Simonian is an author of the book for first-time pregnancy  —which spills her personal frank choices, expert tips and celebrity encounters to help any brand new mom stay 'focused after baby' (FAB).

Southern California television viewers may recognize Jill for her 175+ segments on KCBS-2 & KCAL-9 Los Angeles News discussing and offering solutions for today's most controversial parenting issues.

She's appeared on NBC's TODAY Show Access Hollywood LIVE, CBS' The Doctors, Hallmark Channel's Home & Family, HLN's Michaela and more.

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AMY JORDAN

Amy Jordan is the founder of WundaBar, a pilates visionary, entrepreneur, inventor, and above all a proud mother of two.

She began practicing Pilates in 2006 as she journeyed through a difficult time in her own life. Her workout soon became her passion, and she left her career as an Entertainment Marketing Executive to open her first high-energy Pilates studio in 2008 and recently opened her 9th studio in NYC.

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brooke lichtenstein

Brooke Lichtenstein is a mother, parenting coach, meditation teacher, and Founder of Motherhood Awakened, a digital tent where Mothers can gather, breathe, and learn the tools to parent with presence.

Brooke's transformational coaching for mothers and group classes awaken a deeper sense of awareness and wholeness on the sacred path of motherhood.

She'll share how busy Moms can integrate mindfulness into their home through simple practices.

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dr. pari ghodsi

Dr. Pari is an OB/GYN and women's health expert who has been featured on numerous media outlets including The Dr. Oz Show, Fox News, CW, and ABC News affiliates, and The Huffington Post. 

She's also a regular contributor to many women-focused publications including: Glamour, US Magazine, Parents Magazine and others.


MOMPRENEURSHIP &
CAREER TRANSITION PANEL

 
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robyn young, moderator

Robyn is a brand strategist and creative with a strong vision and eye for detail. Her main focus is connecting authentic strategy with purposeful design. With a professional pedigree that includes marketing for top commercial brands like Nike and Target, as well as branded content for UCLA, Modern Luxury and Everyday Health, Robyn has a vast understanding of what sticks. 

Now as the founder of her own brand design studio, she pours passion into everything she does — brainstorming brand strategies that connect (and convert), overseeing the creative process, teaching branding workshops, and offering guidance (and the occasional pep talk) for other CEOs and founders.

 

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ANNETTE VARTANIAN

After heading public relations and digital marketing for brands like Bloomingdales and DAILYLOOK, Annette launched Splendor Digital, a boutique agency that develops digital marketing strategies and branded content for fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands. In addition to running her agency, Annette runs a lifestyle vintage style blog and is mom to 2-year old Harlee. 

She'll share how to engage your brand's story through innovative strategies, authentic messaging and content, and the importance of knowing your analytics (all while juggling motherhood)!   

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caitlin crosby

Actress, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur, Caitlin Crosby knows a thing or two about inspiring others.

While on tour in 2009, she started The Giving Keys, a jewelry company that gives jobs to those affected by homelessness. Each product carries an inspiring message and each wearer is encouraged to embrace their word and Pay It Forward by giving their product to a person who needs the message more.

Over 100,000 hours of work have been created through The Giving Keys, whose products are sold at Nordstrom, Starbucks, Ron Robinson, and over 1,400 other retail stores around the world.  

 
 
 
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LAUREN GORES IRELAND

Lauren Gores Ireland is the co-founder of skincare line Summer Fridays and the voice behind the lifestyle blog You & Lu.

Originally from the Midwest, she now lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Jake, son, Evan and French bulldog, Jett. From indulging in the joy (and exhaustion!) of being a first-time mom, to rediscovering wellness beliefs that keep her sane, to practicing a skincare routine that gives her #momlife a beauty boost, Gores Ireland creates a space that is meant for celebration and collaboration.

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SARAH BOYD

Sarah Boyd is the Founder and creative force behind SIMPLY, a collective with one goal in mind: connecting. Dubbed the “dot connector”, Sarah started her career in Fashion PR, the industry she called her own for 10 years.

In 2012, she decided to channel her expert industry know-how, her extensive list of contacts and her countless amiable relationships into pursuing the most challenging endeavor of her career, starting her own business. 

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Val Emanuel

At the age of two, Val was scouted at a mall in Los Angeles, and has been working in the entertainment industry ever since. Her commercial credits include Nike, Old Navy and Target, and in 2015 after shooting Straight Outta Compton, she put her career on hold to take time for her and her family. 

Val is the Founder of Role Models Management, an ethical talent and modeling agency who connects brands with models who reflect progressive values through their work.

 

Branding Workshop

 
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hilary hartling

After spending 15 years marketing movies from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Touchstone and Dreamworks, helping launch multi-million & billion-dollar franchises, and managing global brands with fiercely loyal fans, Hilary Hartling has learned a thing or two about growing and leveraging strategic brands.

She is a Brand Strategist for Visionary Entrepreneurs and helps women entrepreneurs elevate their brands to captivate their audience and grow businesses they love.

 


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