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Changemaker Week 2020 Culminating Event: Pursuing Your Passion & Creating Change

Thursday, February 6th, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm (ET)


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Registration OpensJan 16, 2020 12:00am

Come hear how these passionate social entrepreneurs in the health & wellness industry are creating change in our communities. They will share how they got started, what it takes to create a more diverse community within the fitness world and what it means to provide access to health and fitness to all. At the end of the program you can stay and enjoy a brief meditation/yoga session if interested. 

Panel Conversation:
Alessandra Colia, CEO of Good Sweat Cycling Studio
Roger Isom, Public Health Professional GW Alum '19 Masters in Public Health
Moderated by: Chelsea Miller, GW Public Health Student '20

Keynote Speaker: Nicole Cardoza, Founder & Executive Director of Yoga Foster and Founder of Reclamation Ventures
Alix Montes, GW Alum '12 Yoga Instructor & Account Supervisor at Wunderman Thompson Health

Nicole is a yoga instructor and serial entrepreneur passionate about the reclamation of wellness. As the founder and Executive Director of Yoga Foster, a national nonprofit that empowers educators with yoga and mindfulness resources for the classroom, she’s re-invested over $2M in resources from the wellness community to increase the health equity of schools across the country. She's also the founder of Reclamation Ventures, a fund that invests in high-potential, underestimated entrepreneurs making wellness more accessible in their communities. 

She’s a 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30, 2020 Well + Good Changemaker, 2019 Summit Fellow and 2017 Camelback Ventures Fellow. Her work has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Well + Good, Mind Body Green, Yoga Journal, SELF Magazine, and Girlboss.

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Location: Churchill Library Gelman 1st Floor, Washington, DC 20052