SOPHIA A. NELSON, ESQ.
Sophia A. Nelson, Esq. is an award-winning journalist, frequent on-air political commentator for CNN, and adjunct professor of religion and philosophy at Christopher Newport University. She is the author of three bestselling nonfiction books: the award-winning Black Woman Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama (2011); The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Keys to Unlock Your Life (2014 and 2021); and ePluribus ONE: Reclaiming Our Founders’ Vision for a United America (2017).
Nelson is a highly sought-after motivational speaker and leadership trainer in Fortune 500 companies and at colleges and universities all over the world. She is a senior columnist for USA Today and contributing editor at theGrio.com, and writes frequently for The Washington Post, Politico Magazine, The New York Daily News, and BET News.
Chanda Creasy works in the field of National Security and Foreign Policy for the US Government. Alongside her day job, Chanda is a committed wellness leader. Chanda has been teaching yoga and meditation since 2001 and has studied with numerous master teachers in the US and globally. Chanda holds advanced certifications with Shiva Rea and Shri Kali Ashram in Goa, India and holds a Trauma-Informed Yoga certification through the NYC-based Feet on the Ground program. Chanda leads leadership trainings built on pillars of mindfulness, neuroscience, and emotional intelligence and guided international retreats and expeditions, with a focus on retreats in Africa.
Additionally, Chanda is passionate about big mountains and brings mindfulness techniques to her approach to mountaineering. Through all of her endeavors, Chanda is committed to offering practices, retreats, and trainings that cultivate balance, strength, and resilience.
IFBB Pro Orlandina Balan is a Wholistic Lifestyle Coach and founder of The Fitter Woman, Inc. She has created a highly successful Flat Belly & Tight Booty Clinic in which she helps her clients work towards getting their bodies in optimal fat burning mode through her 3o minute workouts, signature meal plans and group coaching model. Like many professional women Orlandina is a busy entrepreneur who wears many hats.
She is an educator, executive producer and host of her TV show Muscles and Stilletos, professional physique athlete, motivational speaker and author. Her mission is to help professional women reclaim their clock and their waistline, empowering them with the tools that they need to create a balanced lifestyle that encouraging them to look and feel Bold, Fit and Fabulous in and out of the office.
Carol Muleta is a Parenting Strategist and Consultant. She created The Parenting 411, a portal where she engages parents and awakens the JOY in their journey with her fresh approach to addressing misbehavior, building strong family connections, and fostering children’s success in school and in life. Carol reaches parents through workshops, webinars, and group coaching. She was named 2019 DC Mother of the Year® by American Mothers, Inc. She hosts the Parenting 411 radio show and was named Radio Personality of the Year at SpeakerCon 2019. A 4x best-selling author, she recently released a motherhood memoir, Mother’s Work: Pearls of Wisdom & Gems from My Journey. Carol and her husband are the proud, and now well-rested, parents of two young adult sons.
Coach Angela Kerri is a heavy weight in the world of intensive personal development whose personal story of overcoming tragedy has inspired people world-wide. She is an expert in applying powerful wholistic principles that allows women to thrive during life transitions, re-discover their true purpose and harness their intuition through her customized signature coaching program.
Coach Angela Kerri is a certified wholistic life coach for high-performing, professional women who are top-tier experts, entrepreneurs, and executives in their field and is the founder of the InnHERwork Wellness Retreat. For more information go to www.angelakerri.com