SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2018    •    8:30AM - 6:00PM    •    WESTIN CARLSBAD RESORT & SPA

Supporting the work of

Just Like My Child Foundation is pleased to introduce The League’s first-ever Summit Gathering, supporting vulnerable adolescent girls in Uganda to stay in school and protect themselves from forced child marriage, early pregnancy, rape, and disease—so they can live the lives of their dreams. Join us for an inspiring summit featuring thought leaders and world change agents who are dedicated to empowering women into purposeful, collective action.

MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Sheri Salata
Sheri Salata is co-visionary of The Pillar Life and co-host of the popular podcast This is Fifty with Sheri and Nancy. She also appeared in the acclaimed docu-series Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes in her role as Executive Producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show and Co-President of OWN and Harpo Studios. Sheri transitioned from the job of her dreams (working more than 20 years with Oprah Winfrey) to the life of her dreams using the path of radical self care to create a deeper, richer vision of possibility. She sees her journey as an invitation to women to reimagine and revision their lives through the power of telling a bold new story and dreaming big.
Lisa Nichols
Lisa Nichols is a celebrated motivational speaker who has inspired millions through her seminars and her role as a featured teacher in The Secret. She is the founder of Motivating the Masses and CEO of Motivating the Teen Spirit. Lisa’s transformation from a struggling single mother on public assistance to leading a multi-million dollar enterprise is the inspiration behind her mission to help others tap into their limitless potential.
Dan Buettner
World-renowned explorer, National Geographic Fellow, and award-winning journalist and producer, Dan Buettner is the New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest. Buettner's research revealed communities around the globe whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting age — areas he deemed "Blue Zones." His newly released book, Blue Zones of Happiness: Lessons From The World’s Happiest People reveals the surprising secrets of the world’s happiest places.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Author of You’ve Got This!: A journey of overcoming life’s greatest challenges, Molly Biehl is a mother, speaker and coach, dedicated to empowering women to bounce back from life’s setbacks and achieve their wildest dreams. At the age of 23, Molly faced one of her greatest challenges; the untimely death of her sister who was brutally murdered in South Africa while serving as an anti-apartheid activist. In the years following the tragedy, Molly discovered an important truth — grief doesn’t have to define who you are, instead it can refine your identity so that you can become someone whose life is a source of inspiration and not despair.
Molly Biehl
Author of You’ve Got This!: A journey of overcoming life’s greatest challenges, Molly Biehl is a mother, speaker and coach, dedicated to empowering women to bounce back from life’s setbacks and achieve their wildest dreams. At the age of 23, Molly faced one of her greatest challenges; the untimely death of her sister who was brutally murdered in South Africa while serving as an anti-apartheid activist. In the years following the tragedy, Molly discovered an important truth — grief doesn’t have to define who you are, instead it can refine your identity so that you can become someone whose life is a source of inspiration and not despair.
Arielle Ford is a leading personality in the personal growth and contemporary spirituality movement. For the past 30 years she has been living, teaching, and promoting consciousness through all forms of media. She is a celebrated love and relationship expert, speaker, and is the co-creator and co-host of Evolving Wisdom’s Art of Love series. Her book, Turn Your Mate Into Your Soulmate, offers practical tools, techniques and actionable steps for readers to move from “annoyed” to “enjoyed.”
Arielle Ford
Arielle Ford is a leading personality in the personal growth and contemporary spirituality movement. For the past 30 years she has been living, teaching, and promoting consciousness through all forms of media. She is a celebrated love and relationship expert, speaker, and is the co-creator and co-host of Evolving Wisdom’s Art of Love series. Her book, Turn Your Mate Into Your Soulmate, offers practical tools, techniques and actionable steps for readers to move from “annoyed” to “enjoyed.”
Vivian Glyck founded Just Like My Child Foundation in 2006 following the birth of her son, Zak. Through the experience of a mother's love for her child, Vivian woke up to realize the value of every human life. After learning about the horrific numbers of children dying from malaria and orphaned by the AIDS epidemic in Africa, Vivian was moved to make a difference. Vivian is a recognized thought leader in global issues facing the health, education, and economic leadership of vulnerable adolescent girls and women in East Africa. Just Like My Child Foundation has documented success in increasing acceptance of human rights in developing communities and shifting harmful cultural practices that impede girls from continuing their education. The organization is focused on the Girl Power Project® and committed to empowering vulnerable adolescent girls to stay in school, avoid forced child marriage, pregnancy, and gender-based violence. Through a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action and in support of Michelle Obama's Let Girls Learn initiative, JLMC is working to reach 20,000 girls in central Uganda through 2021. An author and successful former marketing director for Deepak Chopra, Tony Robbins, and others, Vivian, a native New Yorker, currently lives in San Diego with her husband and son.
Vivian Glyck
Vivian Glyck founded Just Like My Child Foundation in 2006 following the birth of her son, Zak. Through the experience of a mother's love for her child, Vivian woke up to realize the value of every human life. After learning about the horrific numbers of children dying from malaria and orphaned by the AIDS epidemic in Africa, Vivian was moved to make a difference. Vivian is a recognized thought leader in global issues facing the health, education, and economic leadership of vulnerable adolescent girls and women in East Africa. Just Like My Child Foundation has documented success in increasing acceptance of human rights in developing communities and shifting harmful cultural practices that impede girls from continuing their education. The organization is focused on the Girl Power Project® and committed to empowering vulnerable adolescent girls to stay in school, avoid forced child marriage, pregnancy, and gender-based violence. Through a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action and in support of Michelle Obama's Let Girls Learn initiative, JLMC is working to reach 20,000 girls in central Uganda through 2021. An author and successful former marketing director for Deepak Chopra, Tony Robbins, and others, Vivian, a native New Yorker, currently lives in San Diego with her husband and son.
Nancy is co-visionary of The Pillar Life and co-host of the popular podcast This is Fifty with Sheri and Nancy. Nancy is also the innovator behind BrandStory, a trademark combination of brand strategy, storytelling and audience building, helping organizations articulate who they are and what they stand for. Nancy extends her business brand practice into personal brand development, working with individuals and groups in bespoke workshops designed to help participants understand and express their own personal brands.
Nancy Hala
Nancy is co-visionary of The Pillar Life and co-host of the popular podcast This is Fifty with Sheri and Nancy. Nancy is also the innovator behind BrandStory, a trademark combination of brand strategy, storytelling and audience building, helping organizations articulate who they are and what they stand for. Nancy extends her business brand practice into personal brand development, working with individuals and groups in bespoke workshops designed to help participants understand and express their own personal brands.
Carrie Hessler-Radelet is the President & CEO of Project Concern International (PCI). PCI is a global development organization working with families and communities to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship in 16 countries. Prior to PCI, Hessler-Radelet served as Director of the Peace Corps (2012-2017) and Deputy Director (2012-2015), leading America’s iconic international volunteer service organization with programs in over 65 countries. At Peace Corps she led historic reforms to modernize and strengthen the agency to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Before being appointed to the Peace Corps by President Obama, Hessler-Radelet worked as the Vice President and Director of the Washington D.C. office of John Snow, Inc. (JSI), overseeing the management of public health programs in 85 countries around the world. Her decades of global health work also included serving as the lead consultant on the first Five-Year Global HIV/AIDS Strategy for the President George W. Bush’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), working with USAID in Indonesia on maternal and child health and HIV programming, founding the Special Olympics in The Gambia, and serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer with her husband in Western Samoa. Hessler-Radelet is passionate about empowering communities to discover their own sustainable, innovative solutions to poverty. She holds a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Boston University.
Carrie
Hessler-Radelet
Carrie Hessler-Radelet is the President & CEO of Project Concern International (PCI). PCI is a global development organization working with families and communities to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship in 16 countries. Prior to PCI, Hessler-Radelet served as Director of the Peace Corps (2012-2017) and Deputy Director (2012-2015), leading America’s iconic international volunteer service organization with programs in over 65 countries. At Peace Corps she led historic reforms to modernize and strengthen the agency to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Before being appointed to the Peace Corps by President Obama, Hessler-Radelet worked as the Vice President and Director of the Washington D.C. office of John Snow, Inc. (JSI), overseeing the management of public health programs in 85 countries around the world. Her decades of global health work also included serving as the lead consultant on the first Five-Year Global HIV/AIDS Strategy for the President George W. Bush’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), working with USAID in Indonesia on maternal and child health and HIV programming, founding the Special Olympics in The Gambia, and serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer with her husband in Western Samoa. Hessler-Radelet is passionate about empowering communities to discover their own sustainable, innovative solutions to poverty. She holds a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Boston University.
Krishanti, also known as Krish, is the former policy director for former First Lady Michelle Obama. Before the White House, Krish served as a Senior Advisor at the State Department under Secretary Clinton and Secretary Kerry. In February 2017, she founded Generation Impact, a company that helps nonprofit organizations and advocacy organizations achieve sustainable impact. Later that year, she not only gave birth to her daughter, but she also announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor of Maryland in the 2018 primary election. She tied for third place with 8.5 percent of the vote in a field of 9 candidates.
Krishanti O'Mara Vignarajah
Krishanti, also known as Krish, is the former policy director for former First Lady Michelle Obama. Before the White House, Krish served as a Senior Advisor at the State Department under Secretary Clinton and Secretary Kerry. In February 2017, she founded Generation Impact, a company that helps nonprofit organizations and advocacy organizations achieve sustainable impact. Later that year, she not only gave birth to her daughter, but she also announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor of Maryland in the 2018 primary election. She tied for third place with 8.5 percent of the vote in a field of 9 candidates.
Speaker, best-selling author, and consultant for over four decades, Mary Morrissey's transformational talks and seminars have made her one of the elite teachers in personal development. Mary has 40 years experience of empowering individuals in achieving new heights of spiritual aliveness, wealth, and authentic success. As a sought after expert on the “Invisible Side of Success", Mary has spoken three times at the United Nations, facilitated 3 different week-long meetings with His Holiness The Dalai Lama and met with Nelson Mandela in Cape Town, South Africa to address the most significant issues our world is facing. Mary Morrissey is the founder and owner of Life Mastery Institute®: The Premier Life Coach Certification Company in the world.
Mary Morrissey
Speaker, best-selling author, and consultant for over four decades, Mary Morrissey's transformational talks and seminars have made her one of the elite teachers in personal development. Mary has 40 years experience of empowering individuals in achieving new heights of spiritual aliveness, wealth, and authentic success. As a sought after expert on the “Invisible Side of Success", Mary has spoken three times at the United Nations, facilitated 3 different week-long meetings with His Holiness The Dalai Lama and met with Nelson Mandela in Cape Town, South Africa to address the most significant issues our world is facing. Mary Morrissey is the founder and owner of Life Mastery Institute®: The Premier Life Coach Certification Company in the world.
Maria emigrated to the U.S. from Mexico City in 1980 and is a San Diego-based international tax and estate planning attorney and philanthropist who helps high net worth global families achieve their estate planning objectives. In 2008 she founded Núñez Law Group which helps clients develop and implement global philanthropy plans and serves as consultant in family law, trusts and estates and other litigation matters involving international issues. Maria is also the Secretary and Chair of Development on the Board of Directors for the Global Fund for Women, an organization dedicated to women’s human rights, amplifying the courageous work of women who are building social movements and challenging the status quo.
Maria Núñez
Maria emigrated to the U.S. from Mexico City in 1980 and is a San Diego-based international tax and estate planning attorney and philanthropist who helps high net worth global families achieve their estate planning objectives. In 2008 she founded Núñez Law Group which helps clients develop and implement global philanthropy plans and serves as consultant in family law, trusts and estates and other litigation matters involving international issues. Maria is also the Secretary and Chair of Development on the Board of Directors for the Global Fund for Women, an organization dedicated to women’s human rights and amplifying the courageous work of women who are building social movements and challenging the status quo.
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Gowri Rocco, MD
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Puja Shah
Yoga is more than physical postures, it is a way of life. It finds its way into all parts of our lives and all facets of our body, mind, and soul. Explore and cultivate the prana, or life force, that resides within all of us through mindful movement with Puja Shah. A longtime supporter of Just Like My Child Foundation, Puja embodies a woman’s powerful potential as a mother, author, poet, dentist, and certified yoga instructor. Puja will share yoga postures and mindfulness exercises to revive, relax, or refuel you anytime, anywhere — yoga pants not required.
Internationally renowned speaker and top Network Marketer, Emily is sought after for her raw and authentic guidance. Her training not only inspires many, it more importantly results in inspired action by many. Emily, launched her Network Marketing business at the age of 23. Shortly after, she was able to leave her massage therapy career as well as her second job as a nanny. Since then, Emily and her team have helped more than 100,000 people achieve physical transformations and improved health while also developing wealth and financial freedom. Her mission is to help people cast a vision for their lives AND create a GAME PLAN to achieve their goals.
Emily Vavra
Internationally renowned speaker and top Network Marketer, Emily is sought after for her raw and authentic guidance. Her training not only inspires many, it more importantly results in inspired action by many. Emily, launched her Network Marketing business at the age of 23. Shortly after, she was able to leave her massage therapy career as well as her second job as a nanny. Since then, Emily and her team have helped more than 100,000 people achieve physical transformations and improved health while also developing wealth and financial freedom. Her mission is to help people cast a vision for their lives and create a game plan to achieve their goals.
Celebrity nutrition and fitness expert JJ Virgin is author of four New York Times bestsellers: The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet, and JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook. Her latest book Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience reveals how one life-altering event taught her to trust her instincts, pay attention to the details that matter, and defy the odds — exploring powerful lessons in strength, positivity and taking care of yourself so you can take care of everyone else.
JJ Virgin
Celebrity nutrition and fitness expert JJ Virgin is author of four New York Times bestsellers: The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet, and JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook. Her latest book Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience reveals how one life-altering event taught her to trust her instincts, pay attention to the details that matter, and defy the odds — exploring powerful lessons in strength, positivity and taking care of yourself so you can take care of everyone else.
Claire Zammit Ph.D., is an expert transformational teacher, leader, mentor and successful conscious entrepreneur. Her mission is to empower women to fully express their gifts and talents by sharing the Feminine Power teachings that she created and that she credits as the source of her own fulfillment, success, and impact. She is the founder of the Feminine Power Global Community, which offers online trainings, advanced courses and coaching, facilitation and leadership certifications that serve hundreds of thousands of women from more than 100 countries across Asia, Europe, South America and the US.
Claire Zammit
Claire Zammit Ph.D., is an expert transformational teacher, leader, mentor and successful conscious entrepreneur. Her mission is to empower women to fully express their gifts and talents by sharing the Feminine Power teachings that she created and that she credits as the source of her own fulfillment, success, and impact. She is the founder of the Feminine Power Global Community, which offers online trainings, advanced courses and coaching, facilitation and leadership certifications that serve hundreds of thousands of women from more than 100 countries across Asia, Europe, South America and the US.
Audreyana Michelle is an African American and Native American model. Her genuine passion for community, at age 19, spreads confidence in girls worldwide. From Topshop to Yeezy, her impact and authenticity — along with her career — endear her to women all across the world.
Audreyana Michelle
Audreyana Michelle is an African American and Native American model. Her genuine passion for community, at age 19, spreads confidence in girls worldwide. From Topshop to Yeezy, her impact and authenticity — along with her career — endear her to women all across the world.

MORE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED SOON!

The Summit Gathering is an Exclusive Benefit for Members of The League.

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If you are already a member of The League, please check your email to RSVP or contact Staci@JustLikeMyChild.org

The League and its members-only Gathering events support Just Like My Child Foundation's mission to empower vulnerable adolescent girls through the Girl Power Project. Girls living in poverty are gaining the tools they need to stay in school and avoid child marriage, disease, early pregnancy, and violence. Girls aged 12-15 are receiving 60+ hours of workshops, camp, and after-school club sessions taught by local mentors over the course of two years in central Uganda.

A SOUL-FILLED DAY OF RADICAL SELF-CARE

REFUEL YOUR SOUL

Short, powerful TED-style talks and educational panel discussions

Skype live with the girls in Uganda whose lives are being transformed through your support

BUILD COMMUNITY

Network with like-minded women and build lasting partnerships that create positive change in your business, community, or industry

 

TRANSFORM THE WORLD

Be inspired and equipped to live your best life and create a legacy that transforms the world.

 

 

 

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