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Photo courtesy of Olga Brycht / MissO Photography.

Meet our WELL Summit 2020 Speakers!

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This year’s WELL Summit in Boston, MA on April 25th is poised to be the best yet. With experts speaking on topics that cover 360 degrees of wellness, from healthy beauty and nutrition to how to build your wellness business, it is sure to be a jam packed day. Here is the first round of speakers you won’t want to miss.


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Liz Plosser, Editor-in-Chief, Women’s Health

Liz Plosser is the Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health magazine, where she oversees the brand across its print and digital platforms, reaching an audience of 42+ million women monthly.

Liz has been in the wellness industry for more than 15 years, previously overseeing digital strategy as SVP of Content at Well+Good, and prior to that, serving as the Senior Director of Content & Communications at SoulCycle. She is the former Deputy Editor of SELF, and before that she helped earn Cosmopolitan its first-ever national magazine award at the helm of the global brand’s health coverage. Plosser was also the Editorial Director of CosmoBody, an on-demand subscription fitness channel. Plosser graduated cum laude from Princeton University, and is a marathoner, triathlete and boutique fitness–lover.

Liz regularly appears as a speaker and is a frequent guest on national television. Most recently, she led Women’s Health to its sixth consecutive year on Adweek’s annual publishing Hot List.

Liz lives in Brooklyn with her husband and three children. Find her on Instagram at @lizplosser.

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Tessa Yannone, Wellness Editor, Boston Magazine

Growing up playing every sport under the sun, Tessa Yannone has always loved to move. She is from Columbus, Ohio and studied journalism and sport management at Indiana University. She quickly turned her passion for movement into a career as a personal trainer and health and fitness writer and is currently the Wellness Editor at Boston magazine covering the thriving health and fitness scene in the city. Her outlook on fitness is simple: Befriend the barbell. Weight training has profoundly impacted her life and she hopes to influence others to explore their own definition of what it means, and feels like, to be strong.

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Heather White, CEO at Trillfit

Heather C. White is an award-winning entrepreneur and lifestyle marketing expert
based in Boston. As CEO of TRILLFIT®, Inc, a boutique fitness studio and inclusive wellness brand, she is changing the face of fitness, one hip-hop fueled class at time. In addition, she serves as a Boston Healthy Community Ambassador appointed by Mayor Walsh, bringing wellness programs to under-served neighborhoods, and sits on the Dimock Center’s “Road to Wellness” Committee as well as the Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Advisory Board.

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Emily Kanter, Second Generation Co-Owner & CEO of Cambridge Naturals

Emily Kanter is the Second Generation Co-Owner and CEO of Cambridge Naturals, a 45-year-old natural wellness retailer with two locations in Cambridge and Boston. Originally from the Boston area, Emily spent four wonderful years in Portland, OR with her now husband (and fellow co-owner) Caleb, where she received her MBA from Bainbridge Graduate Institute. She serves as an advisor to Real Pickles, a fermentation company in Western MA, Protect Our Breasts, a non-profit that empowers young people to make safer consumer choices, and Findaway Adventures, a firm that brings funding, strategy, and retail expertise to help accelerate young, impactful CPG companies. In addition to natural wellness, Emily’s passions include hiking, reading, podcasts and her dog, Milly.

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Sara Divello, Author and National Yoga Teacher

Sara DiVello is a PR executive turned yoga teacher, and author of the best-selling book, “Where in the OM Am I?,” NIEA Best Memoir Winner, Shape Magazine Pick, and named a “must-read” by Working Mother. Sara writes, teaches, and speaks nationally on finding life balance, direction, and fulfillment. She’s appeared on CBS, as well as in Forbes, The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and many more. Her articles have been in Marie Claire, Cosmo, Elle, wellinsiders, and more.

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Jeneé Osterheldt, Culture Columnist, The Boston Globe

Jeneé Osterheldt is a Boston Globe culture columnist. She covers identity and social justice through the lens of pop culture and the arts. Speaking truth to power and amplifying marginalized voices is her mission. Farmer’s markets, trap music, yoga, and a boxer named Peppermint Patty is her vibe.


Stay tuned for more speaker announcements, highlights and more.

Can’t wait? Get your WELL Summit 2020 ticket here.

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