"This may suprise you but I'm Catholic. When I asked my priest if our family could continue to practice our faith, he said, 'I have no idea...but we will walk this journey together."
Marni Panas shares a heroic story of transitioning from her assigned male gender into the woman she always has been. She talks the challenges and joys of finally living one's life authentically and proudly as a transgender woman.
Karen Leckie is a corporate trainer, agent of change, and breakthrough coach. Karen facilitates workshops and training on leadership development, coaching, employee engagement and organization development and is a best-selling author of books. She shares how you can change your mindset on life’s difficulties and obstacles, and learn how to turn any loss into gain!
Annette Azan has been a fashion executive for over two decades. Her roles have included overseeing, branding, production, and retail. She seamlessly moved into the area of interior designer and styling over six years ago. Drawing from her rich visual eye and use of texture and color, combined with her instinctive knowledge of balancing the elements, she has been designing dynamic spaces that align with each client’s needs. Currently, she is the founder and inventor of a groundbreaking startup which will launch in 2018 and change the lives of women around the globe. Annette believes inspiration infuses all of her life from personal to business, which allows for fire and enthusiasm that creates magic.
Outside of Kimberley Owen's volunteer role as TEDxLeamingtonSpa Event Director and her ‘day job’ as Content Strategy Manager for Mitchells & Butlers, Kimberley is a bit of a beer-geek and is currently training to become a qualified beer sommelier. Kimberley’s talk is a little peek inside a few of her favourite breweries and the beers she’s enjoyed sipping on her travels.