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About our Wise Women Speakers
Founder of Chillhouse and The Chill Times. Cyndi Ramirez-Fulton is an entrepreneur in the lifestyle, fashion and hospitality industries. Her accomplishments include: with her former award-winning website Taste The Style, partner of The Garret and Dinnertable in NYC, and most recently - Chillhouse and The Chill Times. Chillhouse is unique wellness café concept offering manicures and massages in the LES, and The Chill Times is the media arm of Chillhouse that covers beauty, health, fitness, and wellness topics. It is the destination for exploring self-care, with a no BS approach. Ramirez was recently honored with an award for “Best Lifestyle Blog” by Bloglovin’ for Taste the Style and has appeared in StyleCaster’s “50 Most Stylish New Yorkers,” Racked’s “Instagrammers to Follow,” VINCE's 2015 holiday campaign and more.
Co-Founder of Y7 Studio, 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher and certified health coach. After 5 years living in NYC, Sarah traded in her job in fashion to devote her time to growing Y7 - a community of hip-hop, hot yoga loving advocates. Sarah, along with her husband and Co-Founder Mason, have successfully opened 10 studios to-date, bringing the sweat dripping, beat bumping, candlelit yoga experience from Brooklyn to Manhattan to Los Angeles. We also honored her for the community she has built with our Made of Moxxie Awards.
Wellness Empowerment Architect. Sophia Roe is a wildly passionate chef, wellness expert, empowerment architect, and beauty bandit whose candid videos and posts on health and mindfulness light up social media. She approaches wellness from a tolerant and holistic attitude. Her methods incorporate healthy lump sums of great nutrition and culinary information, beauty tips, and words of personal growth. She’s constantly encouraging her audience to be aware of and kind to themselves, and the world around them.You can see her work featured in Vogue, Elle Magazine, MyDomaine, Milk Makeup, Nike, Well + Good, DKNY, etc.We also honored her for the community she has built with our Made of Moxxie Awards.
Personal trainer, nutrition coach, wellness lifestyle blogger behind Living Minnaly, and founder of Live 24k. A former competitive figure-skater, she tried the office life before reconnecting to her athletic roots and affirming her calling: coaching people to live fuller, healthier lives. This passion deepened after hip surgery and an autoimmune disease diagnosis at 24 years old, and she became determined to use her experiences to help others. You'll find Minna running around NYC, adopting too many plant babies, and trying not to steal other people's dogs.
Co-founder of Project HEAL, an organization that delivers prevention, treatment financing, and recovery support for people suffering from eating disorders. Liana met her co-founder Kristina while undergoing treatment for anorexia nervosa at just 13-years-old. The two girls helped each other to reach full recovery, and decided to help others achieve it as well. Project HEAL is now the largest nonprofit in the U.S. that raises funds for eating disorder treatment, with over 40 chapters throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. Liana is currently working as a 3rd grade NEST teacher at P.S. 19 in New York City and is earning her master’s degree in Special Education at Hunter College. Recently, Liana was cited by Forbes as one of 2017's "30 Under 30 - Social Entrepreneurs," for her work on Project HEAL.
Founder and CEO of Andie, a global e-commerce brand disrupting the market for women's swimwear. Melanie established her career at some of New York City's most successful consumer technology companies: Foursquare, Kickstarter, and most recently Bark & Co. Melanie studied Comparative Literature at Haverford College and film directing at the California Institute of the Arts (MFA).