Advisory Board

  • Alicia Anabel Santos

    Advisory Board Member

    Latina writer, producer, playwright, activist, Alicia Anabel is a proud New York-born Dominican who is passionate about writing works that empower and inspire women to find their voices. Alicia just published her memoir Finding Your Force: A Journey to Love and is working on a historical fiction novel titled The Daughters of the Revolution. Her one-woman show I Was Born was recently selected as part of the ONE Festival in NYC.

  • Anne Geddes

    Advisory Board Member

    One of the world’s most respected photographers, Anne Geddes creates images that are iconic, multi-award winning, internationally acclaimed, and beloved. Throughout her career, Anne Geddes has continued to give back. In 1992, Anne with her husband, Kel, founded The Geddes Philanthropic Trust to raise funds and awareness worldwide for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. In 2011, Anne was proud to announce her partnership with the United Nation’s Every Woman Every Child initiative, which she hopes will continue to help make the health and welfare of pregnant women, and newborn children, a global priority.

  • Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

    Advisory Board Member

    Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is an attending cardiologist and the Director of Women and Heart Disease of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. She has done fellowship training in both Preventive Cardiology and Cardiology, with a subspecialty in Prevention and Women and Heart disease. She attended the Kirsksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, the founding school of the Osteopathy, whose philosophical approach to healing incorporates a more holistic approach, along with traditional medicine, and is one of 18 D.O.’s in her family.

  • Holly Pavlika

    President, MOMentumNation LLC

    Holly Pavlika is one of the few women to have her name on the door of an advertising agency- and she has done it twice. She also lends her award-winning creative and leadership skills to teaching classes, writing white papers, donating hours to pro bono efforts and participating in several organizations that give back to the industry.

  • LaShaun Martin

    Advisory Board Member

    LaShaun Martin is National Director of Social Media and Community Service for Mocha Moms, Inc. a national 501(c)(3) support group for stay-at-home mothers of color. LaShaun currently works to manage and promote community service programs for the organization to include teen mentoring, Boys Booked on Barbershops literacy program, America’s Promise, MomsRising, Moms Clean Air Force, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She has also been a guest of the White House on many occasions for events focused on women and girls including tea with First Lady Michelle Obama.

  • Liz Lange

    Advisory Board Member

    Liz Lange changed the face of maternity fashion forever, launching her line in 1997 and became the brand celebrity moms just had to wear. She went from there to developing a line of maternity active wear for Nike, the maternity line for Target and authoring a book on pregnancy style, “Liz Lange's Maternity Style: How to Look Fabulous During the Most Fashion-Challenged Time.”

  • Ponn Sabra

    Advisory Board Member

    Ponn is a devout Muslim, wife and homeschool mom of 3 girls. After her first was born, she left her high-profile government appointment to travel the country and world. Twelve years later, Ponn and her hubby are trying to settle down in LA. A best-selling author and solopreneur, Ponn founded American Muslim Mom – The #1 ranked online community and blog network for Muslim Moms in the world.Featured in the Associated Press, Washington Post, Fox, ABC News and other major media outlets, Ponn works with major businesses and brands, such as CNN, CBS, Chevy, Verizon, Disney and Hasbro.

  • Summer Sanders

    Advisory Board Member

    Summer Sanders pursues excellence in all facets of her life, be it in the swimming pool, in car pool, or in front of the camera. At the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Sanders emerged as the most decorated U.S. swimmer, winning four medals – two gold, a silver, and a bronze. Following retirement from swimming, Sanders pursued a career in television. From 1997 to 2005, Sanders appeared on a plethora of programs as correspondent, co-host, and host.