SPEAKERS + PANELIST
Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein
Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein from BOBB Films will be showing a sneak peak of their new documentary about Hormonal Birth Control with a Q+A to follow.
Melisse is the Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer of pioneering wellness media company Well+Good. As the healthy voice of Millennial women, WellandGood.com reaches 5.5 million monthly readers.
Nitika Chopra is a certified life coach, wellness entrepreneur, go-to resource for young women around the globe, and a motivational lifestyle guru. She is the host of the talk show Naturally Beautiful on Z Living which focuses on a holistic approach to beauty from the inside out.
Alex, graduated from Columbia University with a Masters in Clinical Psychology concentrating in sex therapy. She is the founder of Dame Products, its first product and the most highly crowdfunded sex toy, Eva, and most recently Fin – Kickstarter’s first sex toy.
dr. Eden Fromberg, DO, FACOOG, ABIHM
Osteopathic physician and clinical professor, Board Certified in both OB/GYN & Holistic Medicine, & Founding Member of the Fascia Research Society. Founder and Director of Holistic Gynecology New York & a female structural and functional medicine specialist.
Rachel Budde is the maker and creator of Fat and the Moon herbal bod care. Fat and the Moon concocts plant based self care potions that are radically non-toxic, both in terms of ingredients and message.
Dr. Robin Berzin
Founder and CEO of Parsley Health. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Robin went to medical school at Columbia University -where she co-founded the physician communication app Cureatr – and later trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Tanya Wills, CNM, WHNP-BC, IBCLC
Tanya Wills is a graduate of the midwifery program at Yale School of Nursing, where she received her Master of Science in Nursing and also earned her R.N. She practices as a home birth midwife and provides well-woman care, primary care, and lactation consultations.
Katinka is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Herbalist, Bodyworker and Labor Doula. She founded Earth & Sky Healing Arts 15 years ago with a vision to help people live to their fullest potential while staying rooted in the wisdom of the body.
Dr. Joseph B. Davis
Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He specializes in providing medical and surgical treatment for infertility, employing the Da Vinci robotic surgical system for the treatment of fibroids, endometriosis, and tubal damage.
Certified Women's Health Coach and creator of Fix Your Period, a series of programs that empower young women to reclaim their hormonal health in a fun and sassy way.
Bryony Cole is the host of Future of Sex, a podcast exploring the emerging worlds of sex and tech, featuring topics such as intimacy with VR and robot cheating. Her podcast has been featured on Thrillist, The Change School, AskMen and This Woman Can.
Holly Grigg-Spall is the author of "Sweetening the Pill: Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control". Her work has been featured in the Guardian, Vogue, the Washington Post, Broadly, and the BBC, amongst others.
Molly is the founder of CORA. She has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30, featured in major television and media outlets, and garnered awards for her innovative approach to elevating women globally through for-profit business
Founder of the Center for Erotic Intelligence, Mal Harrison is a sexologist, educator, coach, TEDx speaker, and former advice columnist "Ms. M." at the Museum of Sex. Her research and subsequent article on the internal clitoris went viral in 2011.
Kristen Mancinelli is director of education and partnerships at Extend Fertility, where she educates women on fertility and egg freezing and advocates for access to fertility education and de-stigmatizing conversations about female fertility.
Reproductive Health and Advocacy fellow at the RHAP. She is a Family Physician who focuses her work on reproductive rights as they relate to reproductive justice, including access to contraception and abortion in underserved communities
Lindsey owns The Functional Pelvis, a private practice specializing in pelvic floor therapy “house calls” for pre and postnatal women. She is a passionate promoter of bridging pelvic floor rehabilitation with lifestyle modifications.
Jared Matthew Weiss
Jared is an artist, entrepreneur, and founder of Touchpoint, New York City's town hall about sex and partnership. Weiss has been featured on The Today Show, Bravo, Tyra, MTV. He’s given talks at Penn, Harvard, TEDx, and for dozens of Fortune 500 companies.
Emily Moonbeam Varnam
Emily is the co-founder, along with Kelsey Knight, of The Fifth Vital Sign, a grassroots project using education as preventative care through body literacy and informed choice. She's an experienced birth worker, advocate, and intersectional feminist.
Jessica Vernon, MD,FACOG
OB/GYN faculty at Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx. Provides health care to women from diverse cultural backgrounds in one of NY most underserved neighborhoods, empowering women to make their own health care decisions.
R. Keith Bell, Dipl. Ac., L.Ac.,
Keith Bell is the founder and clinical director of Oriental Medicine Specialists and a board certified and licensed acupuncturist, certified professional doula and expert in holistic health, women’s health and holistic fertility enhancement.
Dr. Viral Patel
Viral is an Emergency Medicine doctor that trained and worked in urban, NY ER's for 6 years. Recently, Viral has been working at Oscar Health Care to improve access to quality care and helping with women's health and contraception questions.