10:08am PT – Stephen Jepson, Founder of Never Leave the Playground
At age 72, Stephen Jepson is living proof of his philsophy of lifetime fitness called Never Leave the Playground. He rides a unicycle, juggles while balancing on a bongo board, throws knives and plays jacks with both hands, walks a tightrope, swam across Iowa’s Spirit Lake at age 66, and has won over 80 gold medals in swimming since age 65. And more. Much more.
10:39am PT – Natalie Slater, Author of Bake and Destroy: Good Food for Bad Vegans
Natalie Slater is the creator and writer of popular food blog Bake and Destroy. Original recipes with a healthy dose of pop culture have made her blog a fan favorite since 2006. Her first cookbook, “Bake and Destroy: Good Food for Bad Vegans” was named one of VegNews Magazine’s “15 Most-Anticipated Vegan Cookbooks of 2013”.
She has written for Baking and Pastry International, and her recipes have appeared in Bust Magazine, Time Out Chicago and several online publications.
11:11am PT – Christopher Palu
Designer on Project Runway gives us the inside scoop!
11:42 PT – Anea Bogue, Educator and Self-Esteem Expert
Anea Bogue, B.Ed, M.A.: A highly sought-after contributor to various media outlets, Anea Bogue is an acclaimed self-esteem expert who specializes in working with women of all ages, including adolescent girls. The mother of a teen daughter and 3 year old daughter, Anea is absolutely passionate about the
empowerment of girls and women and has dedicated more than half her life to this cause. She brings 20 years of experience to her work as an educator (middle and high school teacher for 10 years), consultant, writer and speaker. Anea is also the Co-founder of TrueMoon and the creator and director of REALgirl®, a revolutionary empowerment program for girls ages 9 – 16, yielding incredible transformations in girls. Anea is currently writing a book titled ‘9 Ways We are Screwing Up Our Girls and How We Can Stop’ based on her Master’s Thesis which was dedicated to the self-esteem crisis among women and girls. Whether through her upcoming television special, her forthcoming book, featured articles or speaking engagements, or as a highly-credentialed coach, confidant and consultant, Anea is committed to helping each girl and woman discover her authentic self and reach her highest potential. To learn more about Anea please visit www.AneaBogue.com.