MomWarrior™ Coming to Los Angeles

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A Mother Will Always Be A Warrior

The MomWarrior™ event which had its inaugural conference in the Bay Area earlier this year, is coming to Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 15 with a series of speakers, workshops and panels designed to help local moms create a plan through the ever-persistent battle of motherhood versus self-identity.

Walk through any human story and you will find a mom. She may or may not always be a hero. She will always be a warrior.
— MomWarrior™

Mommy In Los Angeles® is an official partner of the MomWarrior™ event, where topics such as The Balance of Motherhood, Raising Socially Aware Kids and Moms and The Identity Crisis will be discussed in a comfortable setting at the Annenberg Beach House in Santa Monica. Tickets for the day-long event are now on sale through Eventbrite for $75 per person.

 

Buy your MomWarrior™ Los Angeles tickets here

 

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The MomWarrior™ Event series was created by Tet Salva, a Bay Area mother of four girls who, amid diaper changes, dinner meals and school drop-offs, started questioning whether her dynamic pre-motherhood personality had been lost.

“We are so much more, especially after we become moms. I still consider myself ambitious, driven, and independent. It’s just now, there’s a twist,” she told Mommy In Los Angeles® back in July.

Salva proved that motherhood doesn't have to end a woman's individual aspirations to create something with a positive impact. She came up with the MomWarrior™ concept and hosted the first event in San Ramon, CA earlier this year. The seminar helped moms navigate through the intricate web of balancing personal, career & business goals and motherhood. Attendees left the event so inspired that several moms asked Salva to hold a similar event at their workplace.

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On Friday, September 15, Los Angeles moms can expect a similar experience.

Below is a line-up of confirmed speakers:

Jill Salzman, Founder of The Founding Moms. She is a TED speaker and has been featured in the NY Times, Forbes, CNN Headline News, People, The Chicago Tribune, and WGN TV. She was recently naed one of the Top 50 Women to Watch in Tech.

Elizabeth Wallace, Writer/Editor and Author. Her article "The Ambition Diaries" has been published in The Atlantic. She has done work with Vogue, Nylon, Seventeen, Us Weekly, and Lucky magazines.

Heather Spohr, mama influencer, blogger and philanthropist whose award-winning blog, "The Spohrs are Multiplying" initially became popular as she detailed her family's experiences dealing with a high-risk pregnancy. She also just publilshed her book, "The Toddler Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Whiny Unfed."

Laura Konigsberg, Head of School at Turning Point School, an indpendent school in Culver City. She has been an educator for 25 years and has a PhD in English with a designated emphasis on Feminist Theory.

Kristi Rible Scobie, Founder of Colorfully Cultured, a project dedicated to promoting cultural literacy and global citizenship among girls.

Janice McNair, VP at CallFire. She has over 20 years of professional experience in finance and business operations and was a VP at Goldman Sachs in Investment Banking. She is also a founding member of the Council of Urban Professionals Los Angeles.

Tracy Kennedy, Founder of Kennedy Coaching & Consulting. Tracy is passionate about working with individuals to help them achieve greater levels of happiness, fulfillment and success - personally and professionally.

Cari Ziemianski, Life and Spiritual Coach. Cari's path to coaching began during her decade-long career as a marketing executive. She is a trained coach from the Chopra Center, the Sterling Institute, and the Hoffman Institute.

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Anabel Marquez