Prominent Speakers Announced For The 2022 Well Defined Women In Leadership Summit

Acclaimed experts to speak on important topics for personal and professional development.
Longtime wellness industry veterans Julie Keller Callaghan and Heather Mikesell, co-founders of Well Defined, have announced the speakers for the 2022 Well Defined Women in Leadership Summit. This empowering event will take place March 1, 2022, in Tustin, CA.
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Featured topics and speakers include

Move Beyond Fear: Teachings and Techniques to Expand into Your Highest Potential from Kimberly Snyder, holistic wellness expert, author, podcast host, spiritual guide, nutritionist, and founder of Solluna. Snyder will share insights from her new book, You Are More Than You Think You Are: Practical Enlightenment for Everyday Life, She will help attendees unload the baggage in their lives and address the source of their fears, such as not feeling good enough.
Uncovering the Light in Money from Holly Ruxin, founder and CEO, Montcalm. She will help attendees apply the natural laws of abundance to their own personal investing as well as that of their businesses. Ruxin will reveal how to gain the confidence that comes with a smart investing strategy and help participants understand how and why they make the financial decisions they do.
Social Intelligence and the Wellness Entrepreneur: Why Your Success Depends on Your Relationships from Dr. Zoe Shaw, psychotherapist and podcast host. Tackling the topic of healthy relationships with others and ourselves, Shaw will break down the four key relationships that contribute to your success as an entrepreneur and the 11 dysfunctional relationship behaviors that can cost you in business. She will share tips and insights on how to up your social intelligence skills for your business success.
Claim Your Workplace Power at Any Age from Bonnie Marcus, author, executive coach, and podcast host. She will shine a light on gendered ageism in the workplace and explain how it can impact women at every stage of their career. Marcus will offer attendees tips and strategies to successfully navigate the workplace and successfully position themselves to advance their careers. An award-winning entrepreneur and executive coach, she will also reveal how ageist assumptions can hold women back from reaching their goals.
The Truth About Women’s Health That No One is Discussing from Adonica Shaw, a social entrepreneur, author, speaker, and trainer and the founder of Wingwomen, a social network that empowers women to take their health into their own hands. She will help attendees examine their beliefs about how women should care for themselves as mothers, professionals, and women.

“We could not be more thrilled about the caliber of experts we have gathered to share their insights on topics that are vitally important to women, both personally and professionally,” says Julie Keller Callaghan, co-founder of Well Defined. “I guarantee that every person who attends this event will walk away with tangible and meaningful solutions that will help them in every aspect of their lives.”


In addition to inspiring keynotes, this powerful day-long summit invites women from all walks of the wellness world to partake in networking, experiential services, and more.

About the Well Defined Women in Leadership Summit

The W/D WIL Summit will take place March 1, 2022, at the Live Love Spa headquarters in Tustin, CA. Tickets start at $325 and include access to powerful speakers, networking, a lunch, experiential services, a cocktail party, and a gift bag. For out-of-town attendees, Well Defined has secured a room rate of $109 per night at the nearby Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Santa Ana. The summit will be inclusive of women and their advocates from every aspect of wellness and will include spa owners, directors, executives, estheticians, cosmetologists, and massage therapists; salon owners, directors, and stylists; corporate wellness administrators and human resource directors; nutrition, health, and wellness coaches; functional and integrative medicine professionals; wellness travel agents and wellness tourism experts; event planners; fitness facility owners, managers, instructors, and more; wellness real estate executives and team members; wellness publicists and marketing and communications specialists; and those with aspirations for a career in wellness. Learn more at, including the event’s Meet Safe protocols.

About Julie Keller Callaghan & Heather Mikesell

Julie Keller Callaghan and Heather Mikesell are both revered and respected journalists and wellness experts, speakers, and industry-award judges. Together, they led the American Spa brand for more than 15 years. Under their leadership, American Spa evolved to include a print publication, a popular website, an active social media community, several beloved awards programs, and numerous events.

In addition to her work at Well Defined, Keller Callaghan currently serves the wellness and hospitality industry as an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa. She is also a seasoned freelance writer, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, and beauty and has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent
Mikesell, the former editor-in-chief of American Spa, is an award-winning journalist and content strategist, skilled in writing, copyediting, and media relations. She is also a freelance writer and has contributed to Elite Traveler, Islands, Kiwi, Luxury Travel Advisor, Organic Spa, Porthole Cruise, Spa, Travel Agent,,,, and, in addition to various custom publications. She is frequently called upon to comment on various spa and wellness trends for outlets, such as The New York Times, Well + Good, and Crain’s. Keller Callaghan and Mikesell have a long history of supporting women in wellness. During their tenure at American Spa, they launched the prestigious Women in Wellness Awards, as well as the American Spa Women in Wellness Leadership Conferences. They also received an ISPA Innovate Award in 2018 for their work with women in leadership. Keller Callaghan is also the chair of the Global Wellness Institute’s Women in Leadership Initiative and the founder of a thriving Women in Wellness Facebook group.

About Well Defined

Well Defined is a comprehensive wellness resource for industry professionals and consumers. Our mission is to be your trusted source of wellness information and to empower you to make educated choices that positively impact and enhance your health and that of your business. Visit for more information and to sign up for the weekly newsletter. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter.