Speak To Me Launches 2013/2014 Season of Inspiring Events for Bay Area Women

Award-Winning Evening Speaker Series Debuts New Lunch & Learn Lectures

Sep 17, 2013, 10:00 ET from Speak To Me

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Speak To Me (www.speaktomeevents.com), a series of intelligent, inspiring events for women, is launching its fourth season this fall.  Six evening and three lunchtime events will take place between October 2013 and April 2014, featuring informative, thought-provoking speakers, and food and wine tasting receptions where attendees can connect with presenters and peers.  In addition, Speak to Me is launching the "Lunch & Learn" lecture series featuring expert business advisors who will focus on women's professional and personal development.

Speak To Me Co-Founder Jenny Terry stated, "We created Speak To Me because we believe that the more informed and connected we are, the better we feel, and the stronger our families, schools, businesses and communities become.  We are very excited about the breadth and quality of events we have in store this year."

Six evening speaker events will take place between October 15, 2013 and April 28, 2014, and will address topics including women's health and wellbeing, entrepreneurship, global women's issues, relationships, happiness and balance (http://speaktomeevents.com/evening-series/).  Inspiring presenters include Alison Pincus, One Kings Lane; Jory Des Jardins, BlogHer; Danae Ringelmann, Indiegogo; Kate Shaw, Apple; Shasta Nelson, GirlfriendCircles; Robert Lustig, UCSF; Debora Spar, Barnard College; Paola Gianturco, photojournalist; Muadi Mukenge, Global Fund for Women; Pamela Hawley, UniversalGiving; and Sonja Lyubomirsky, UC Riverside.

Each Speak To Me evening features a reception offering time to mingle with prestigious presenters, inspiring non-profits, local businesses and a dynamic crowd of Bay Area women.  Celebrated local chefs, restaurants, winemakers, chocolatiers, and artisans will present tasting tables for attendees to enjoy. 

The new daytime "Lunch & Learn" series (http://speaktomeevents.com/evening-series/lunch-and-learn/) will comprise informative and inspiring seminars focused on helping women on-ramp, hone their professional goals and launch business ideas.  Featured expert business coaches include Tara Sophia Mohr, Playing Big leadership program; Dianne Morrison, MorrisonMcNabb; and Susan Berke, Simply Inspired.

Speak To Me was founded in 2009 to create a forum for women to learn, explore new ideas, connect and feel empowered to make a difference in the world around them. The season is made possible in part through support of lead sponsor Wells Fargo.

Tracy Barsotti
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