The Speakers at Our PoWerUp Women’s Conference on October 13 Are #Goals

Our PoWerUp Women’s Conference Has a Lineup That Would Make Coachella Blush

Written By: Charlotte Farrell PoWerUp Women’s Conference Headliners

This year has been a big one for the women of the world, and it’s about damn time. The dialogue has changed, and so have politics, the media and just about every other industry when it comes to equality, respect and giving women the opportunity to not only shatter the glass ceiling, but demolish expectations. On Saturday, October 13, LOCALE wants to celebrate everything that makes us strong females, from the business-minded to the health and wellness pros and everyone in between. PoWerUp, our first annual women’s conference, has a set of headliners and speakers that have made millions of women feel empowered and enlightened, so read on to find out who will take the main stage at this monumental event in Orange County:

When: Saturday, October 13
Where: Marriott Irvine Spectrum
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PoWerUp Women’s Conference Headliners


Lo Bosworth


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Lo Bosworth is the founder and chief executive of Love Wellness, a women’s wellness company with the mission of providing women with total body health and meaningful solutions through natural and doctor-recommended products and education. Additionally, Lo co-hosts “Lady Lovin’,” a Shorty Awards Best podcast nominee that’s powered by women for empowering women.

PoWerUp Women’s Conference Headliners

Jamie Sigler O’Grady


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Jamie Sigler O’Grady is the San Diego-based founding partner of J Public Relations (JPR), a global travel brand specializing in PR and social media. Her client roster boasts the world’s leading hospitality brands, including many Ritz-Carlton properties, Relais & Châteaux, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts, and Vail Resorts Hospitality.

PoWerUp Women’s Conference Headliners

Tatiana Oliveira Simonian

Tatiana Oliveira Simonian is the head of global marketing for Tumblr, a microblogging and social networking site. “I did not attend an impressive university or come from a wealthy family. I’m the product of hustle and great mentors,” she explains on her “Womentorship” page. She was also head of branded music for Nielsen and former head of music for Twitter.

PoWerUp Women’s Conference Headliners

Annie Lawless


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The founder of the largest, organic, cold-pressed juice companies in the U.S., Suja Juice, a New York Times Best Selling author and a Forbes 30 Under 30 standout, Annie Lawless is passionate about making you look and feel your best. Acclaimed for her expertise in the wellness industry and successful entrepreneurial spirit, she is now the founder of LAWLESS. The first luxury and all-natural cosmetics brand, LAWLESS provides beautifully-packaged, all-natural makeup that feels sexy, chic and anything but natural.

Christy Carlson Romano


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Be it “Kim Possible” or as Ren Stevens on “Even Stevens,” the former Disney alum is a badass mom, actress and singer who calls Orange, CA, her new home.


Keynote Address with Karena Dawn

Karena Dawn


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Globally recognized as the co-founder of the leading fitness & lifestyle community, Tone It Up, Karena Dawn is a spirited woman whose passion for a healthy lifestyle, fitness, and wellness has placed her at the forefront of the health and fitness industries. Whether Karena is connecting with the Tone It Up community online, taking a Studio Tone It Up class on the app, practicing yoga, reading or cooking dinner with friends, Karena feels blessed to have a successful career in a field that she truly loves and takes pride in being able to share her knowledge, motivation, and passion for life with others to help them achieve their goals.


Are you excited yet? Well, not to tip you over the edge, but the rest of the speakers are equally fabulous, determined and kicking butt in their industries. See below for the full lineup:

Ali Grant
Credentials: Founder of Be Social PR

Nadia Mejia
Credentials: Miss California USA 2016

Morgan Harper Nichols
Credentials: Writer, Artist and Storyteller

Cindy Matalucci
Credentials: Founder of The Pulse

Rebecca Louise
Credentials: Founder of BURN by Rebecca

Dr. Sonja Fung
Credentials: Naturopathic Doctor and Owner of Live Well Clinic

Sara Cullen
Credentials: CEO and Founder of GEM

Autumn Calabrese
Credentials: Celebrity Fitness Trainer

Indya Yuill & Michele Sarna
Credentials: Beacon Pointe Financial Advisors

Lauryn Evarts Bosstick
Credentials: Author of The Skinny Confidential: A Babe’s Sexy, Sassy Fitness and Lifestyle Guide and Host of “The Skinny Confidential” Podcast                              

Kaitlynn Carter Jenner
Credentials: Co-Founder of Foray Collective

Danielle Lucia Schaffer
Credentials: Blogger, City Girl Gone Mom

Riley Beek
Credentials: Founder of @bitc.h

Stephanie Villa
Credentials: YouTuber, SoothingSista

Tiana Haraguchi
Credentials: Co-Founder of Foray Collective

Monica Wise
Credentials: Founder and Designer of L*Space Swimwear

Nicole Hanriot-Tinkess
Credentials: Founder and Designer of Beach Riot

Gorjana Reidel
Credentials: Co-Founder and Creative Director of gorjana

Kelly Gray
Credentials: Co-Founder of Grayse

Cassydy Berliner
Credentials: Lifestyle Blogger

Sona Gasparian
Credentials: Founder of Pérsona Cosmetics

Ashley Rachel Villa, Esq.
Credentials: CEO, Partner and Attorney at RARE Global and Talent Management and Co-Founder of The Be Rare Foundation

Natasha Vaquer
Credentials: VP of Talent Partnerships and Influencer Strategy at Refinery29

Amanda Marzolf
Credentials: Digital/Branding Agent, Abrams Artists Agency

Katie Welch
Credentials: CMO of Hourglass Cosmetics

Aja Dang
Credentials: Host, YouTube Personality and Social Activist

Justine “Coco” Cuenco
Credentials: Content Creator at REVOLVE

Brianna Romano
Credentials: Marketing Director at LOCALE Magazine

Nicole Isaacs
Credentials: Travel Blogger

Serene Haddad
Credentials: Strategic Planning Manager, FivePoint Communities

Sandro Endo
Credentials: Reporter, FOX 11 Los Angeles

Jamie Gwen
Credentials: Chef and Radio Host of Food & Wine with Chef Jamie Gwen

Kate Ramos
Credentials: Blogger and Chef, Hola Jalapeño

Jocelyn Wong
Credentials: Founder, Hangry Diary Inc.

Lane Petrauskas
Credentials: Founder of Skorch

Lindsay Preiss
Credentials: Mixologist at Snake Oil Cocktail Company

Ariana Gavrilis
Credentials: DJ

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