Speak to Me, the six-year-old, by-women, for-women series of “intelligent, inspiring events” featuring dynamic speakers and gourmet food receptions, has unveiled its 2015-16 lineup, and as usual, it features some buzz-worthy guests. 

Founded by Jenny Terry and Tracy Barsotti’s project, Speak to Me’s events are designed around a specific theme of wide interest to women, with plenty of time built-in for mingling, nibbling and wine-tasting before and after the speakers. 

The 2015-16 lineup includes Christin Powell, chief product innovator at EVER Skincare and co-founder of Juice Beauty; world renowned thought leader and educational expert Yong Zhao, Ph.D; and Jennifer Dulski, president and COO of Change.org, among others. Here’s the slate:

Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Passionate Advocates for Healthy Living
Oct 27, 2015 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Mill Valley Community Center
Christin Powell | Chief Product Innovator, EVER Skincare. Co-founded Juice Beauty. Helping women feel and look beautiful through products that work and are good for you.
Pamela Marcus | Co-founder, LifeFactory. Passionate about healthy, environmentally friendly products for families.
Pamela Giusto-Sorrells | President, Pamela’s Products. Pioneer in natural and gluten-free foods for over 25 years.
Wendy Wallbridge | Strategic advisor/coach of Fortune 100 companies and author. Dedicated to engaging and empowering women to become leaders and agents of change.

The Savor Secret: Surprising Ways To Get What You Want Out of Life
Jan 26, 2016 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Mill Valley Community Center
Angela Jia Kim | Founder & CEO of The Savor Lifestyle Brands – Savor Spa, Om Aroma & Co. and Savor the Success, a women entrepreneur network. Her Savor Schools and productivity tools help thousands of women manifest their dreams while savoring lives they love.

The New Face of American Education: 
Cultivating Creative, Entrepreneurial and Global Talents
Feb 23, 2016 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Mill Valley Community Center
Yong Zhao, Ph.D. | Thought leader and scholar, educational expert and award-winning author of 20 books including “World Class Learners” and “Catching Up or Leading The Way.” Named one of the 10 most influential people in educational technology. 

Empowering Change: Using Your Talents for Good
May 3, 2016 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Mill Valley Community Center
Jennifer Dulski | President & COO of Change.org, the world’s largest social change platform with more than 100 million users in 196 countries. Successful entrepreneur and businesswoman integral to the growth of both Yahoo! and Google. First female entrepreneur to sell a company to Google and hailed as an “instigator of change” by Forbes.

Nutrition for a Healthy, Vibrant, Beautiful You
Nov 19, 2015 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Piatti Restaurant, Mill Valley, CA
Sonya Angelone, MS, RDN, CLT | Nutritional consultant, LEAP therapist and certified lifestyle counselor. Expert in helping people use good nutrition as a powerful tool to better health and well-being.

Integrative Health: Treating Your Mind, Body & Soul
Apr 7, 2016 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Piatti Restaurant, Mill Valley, CA
Corliss Chan BS, MBA | Certified practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu and acupressure. Meditation and guided relaxation instructor. Dedicated to empowering others to develop their own self-healing skills to create better health.
Pamela Riggs, MS, RDN | Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Expert in helping people optimize health and well-being through good nutrition and an active lifestyle.

Most Likely to Succeed – to benefit KIDDO! in Mill Valley
Oct 1, 2015 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Park School Auditorium, Mill Valley
Most Likely to Succeed |

The 411: Speak to Me‘s 2015-16 event series kicks off Oct. 27. Go here for more info and to buy advance tickets, or to buy tickets for the whole series.

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