For Immediate Release??
Steven Hoffman, Compass Natural Marketing, tel 303.807.1042, [email protected]
Seleyn DeYarus, FearLess Revolution, tel 303.886.9844, [email protected]
Eco Women Rule!
FearLess Revolution to Feature Women Green Business Leaders at
2nd Annual Women Leading Green Event, Boulder, October 1, 2014
The event will feature an informative, entertaining and interactive panel of pioneering women in health, sustainability and conscious business, including:
Maria Rodale, CEO & Chairman of Rodale Inc., publisher of Prevention Magazine;
Marci Zaroff, founder of Under the Canopy & CEO of I Am Enlightened Creations;
and Zhena Muzyka, author & founder of Zhena’s Gypsy Teas.
Hosted by Alex Bogusky and Seleyn DeYarus, Directors of FearLess Revolution.
BOULDER, CO – September 16, 2014 – Inspiring stories can lead to informed action, and women role models in the green business and healthy lifestyle movement can teach us a lot – and motivate others to pursue their green business aspirations. It is with this hope and intent that FearLess Revolution presents the second annual Women Leading Green event at eTown Hall, Boulder, CO, on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, 6 p.m.
The evening at eTown Hall will feature Maria Rodale, ceo and Chairman of Rodale Inc., publisher of Prevention Magazine, Men’s Health, Organic Gardening and more; Marci Zaroff, founder of Under the Canopy and ceo of I Am Enlightened Products; and Zhena Muzyka, motivational speaker, author and founder of Zhena’s Gypsy Teas.
Together, the panelists will share their stories and unique perspectives on topics including launching a mission-based business, cultivating your vision, collaborating with partners, and building a successful and sustainable brand. Hosted by Alex Bogusky, co-founder, and Seleyn DeYarus, executive director of FearLess Revolution, the conversation promises to be inspirational and entertaining, full of vibrant, engaging anecdotes, humor and insights and includes a question and answer segment for both event attendees and live stream viewers.
As part of the evening, Living GREEN Foundation will present the FearLess Women Leading Green non-profit awards for 2014. The Living GREEN Foundation is a Boulder-based 501c3 establishing fiscally sponsored projects and donor advised funds for people with great ideas and the courage to make a positive social or environmental impact. Living GREEN works with clients, donors, and project leaders to identify solutions for people, planet, and peace by pursuing innovative approaches to promote human well being, restore the natural world, and create prosperity.
This year the Living GREEN Foundation is recognizing the efforts of women in Boulder who are leading non-profit activities and remain committed to a more sustainable future.
“This award seeks to promote and support the efforts of the women leading non-profits in our community; each spends countless hours to ensure a sustainable future for all of us. This year we have selected a group of extraordinary women who serve in different non-profit capacities yet work toward the same goal, a more sustainable future”, said Matthew King, President and CEO of the Living GREEN Foundation.
“We’re very much looking forward to this opportunity to welcome to the FearLess community three highly esteemed female leaders and recognize local women leaders who are paving the way today for a more sustainable tomorrow,” said Bogusky. ?
“This year’s Women Leading Green event brings together the voices of three dynamic women business pioneers who have brought and cultivated innovative and successful ideas into the marketplace, from exotic organic tea blends to charming organic bed and bath products to illustrious magazine, book and online resources for health and wellness,” added DeYarus.
Tickets to Women Leading Green are available for the following:
– VIP Reception (limit 80 attendees), 5:00 – 6:00 pm
– Doors open for auditorium at 5:30 pm?
– Interactive panel 6:00 – 7:30 pm
$45 VIP Reception | $15 General | $12 Non-Profit | $5 Student (ID required)
Register here to purchase tickets, or sign up for free live stream of the event, available nationwide. Proceeds benefit the mission of FearLess Revolution, a project of the 501c3 Living GREEN Foundation.
Women Leading Green is held in conjunction with Naturally Boulder’s Autumn Awards & Pitch Slam Party – the event is timed between the Pitch Slam and Awards Ceremony. Visit www.naturallyboulder.org for special pricing.
About the Speakers
Maria Rodale, CEO and Chairman of Rodale Inc., is among the most prominent global voices for health & wellness today. Reaching more than 100 million people worldwide, Rodale publishes some of the best-known wellness magazines and books on the market, including Men’s Health, Prevention, and Women’s Health, as well as the bestsellers An Inconvenient Truth, by Al Gore and Jessica Alba’s The Honest Life. The author of several books herself, Maria is known for her 2010 title Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe.
Zhena Muzyka, founder of Zhena Gypsy Tea Company – a purpose-driven, fair-trade multimillion-dollar brand – is an advisor, author and motivational speaker. Zhena inspires her audiences with energetic messages about entrepreneurial spirit, empowerment, and social and environmental responsibility. She recently authored Life by the Cup, Ingredients for a Purpose-Filled Life of Bottomless Happiness and Limitless Success. It is the inspiring story of her journey to a meaningful life as founder of a company that benefits health, protects the environment, and supports humanitarian efforts.
A pioneer in sustainable textiles, clothing and home products, Marci Zaroff coined the term and pioneered the market for “ECOfashion;” she is an internationally recognized ECOlifestyle entrepreneur, educator and expert. Founder of Under the Canopy, Producer of THREAD|Driving Fashion Forward, and Co-Founder of I AM Enlightened Creations, Marci has been instrumental in driving authenticity, environmental leadership and social justice worldwide for over two decades.
About FearLess Revolution
FearLess: Lifting Up Voices for the Common Good, a project of Living GREEN Foundation, a Boulder-based 501c3 organization, is dedicated to catalyzing conversations in health and sustainability, and exploring new, more meaningful relationships between people, brands and culture. FearLess presents the At the Epicenter live events series?bringing national innovators, pioneers and leaders in the green?economy to interact with business and community leaders in the Boulder/Denver region and beyond via LiveStream.
Underwriters include the following leaders in natural, organic and sustainable business.
Gold Sponsors: Boulder Brands, Nature’s Path Foods, Sterling Rice Group Silver Sponsors: New Hope Natural Media, EKS&H, Bonterra Organic Vineyards, and KeHe Distributors; Bronze Sponsors: Pax World Investments, Bay State Milling, Runa, Care2, and St. Claire’s Organics; Supporting Sponsors: Eco-Products, Chinook Book, Boulder Valley Media Alliance, Shine Restaurant, and Boulder Ice Cream.
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