Andia Winslow is a Professional Golfer and master Certified Fitness Professional. Her innovative health and wellness efforts have been recognized globally, with Forbes calling her work the “Smartest, Sexiest Workout Videos Ever.” As an elite athlete, Andia has trained with Olympic Hall of Fame Track & Field Coach Brooks Johnson and was talented identified to join the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation in preparation for the Winter Olympics. She loves heavy beats and good riffs and works to inspire folks to harmonize their bodies with their environments. If you don’t find her exercising in public and odd spaces, you can follow her #MOVEment online, @AndiaWinslow.
Crystal Wall has become one of the most sought-after celebrity fitness gurus and mommy vloggers in the country. Born and raised in Houston, Crystal has become the voice to a new generation of multicultural mothers inspiring and educating their community to “break da cycle” from lifestyles of poor health choices. The mother of two and wife of hip hop recording artist Paul Wall, Crystal is also the lead ambassador for Feel Rich, Inc., a multicultural wellness movement co-founded by Quincy Jones III, and she is currently working on her first nutrition book titled “Break Da Cycle.” You can follow Crystal on Twitter.
Julia Rodack is NYC-based writer and editor. She loves food, fashion and alliteration. Her work has appeared in Time Out New York, The Brooklyn Downtown Star and various online publications.
Kate Silver is an award-winning journalist and editor based in Chicago. Her work has appeared in Washington Post, Men’s Health, Chicago Tribune and other online and print publications. Find out more about Kate Silver at www.thekatesilver.com.
As a runner and yoga practitioner, San Francisco resident Katie Morell tries to live by the advice given in her Go Red For Women pieces. When not lacing up her sneakers or doing a downward-facing dog, she can be found writing for a variety of publications including Hemispheres, Consumer’s Digest, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons and The Writer. »
Born and raised in Southern California, María Simón comes from a rich Hispanic heritage, with her father from Puerto Rico and mother from Mexico. María has been a successful group fitness instructor for over 10 years. She started her career teaching kickboxing and cardio salsa for LA Fitness and has taught for Equinox, Bodies in Motion and Total Woman, and now has her own High Intensity Fitness Program. Maria has appeared as a trainer on the weight-loss TV program “Dale Con Ganas,” from the creator of “The Biggest Loser,” and is a resident fitness expert for “Primera Edición” on Univision. She has also been featured in People en Español and on FitnessMagazine.com, among other media outlets. María travels throughout the country as a motivational speaker on women’s health and is a National Spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s Go Red Por Tu Corazón campaign. Follow Maria on Twitter @MariaSimontv.
Nancy Brown has been Chief Executive Officer of the American Heart Association since 2009. During her tenure as CEO, the association has become a global leader in the discovery and dissemination of heart disease and stroke science. Under her leadership, the association announced its bold 2020 Health Impact Goal: To improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent.
Brown has led the organization to significant advances, including a laser focus on prevention and improving cardiovascular health; instilling a culture of innovation spearheaded by the association’s Innovation Think Tank comprising staff executives and volunteer thought leaders; creating the Vision for Volunteerism initiative to generate even more significant opportunities for volunteers to impact our mission; developing the organization’s first-ever integrated global strategy; and launching new programs to expand individual giving/major gifts and increase AHA revenue and mission impact in small communities.
Brown has held multiple leadership positions at the association since her start in 1986, including eight years as Chief Operating Officer before being named CEO.
Nora Bass is a health and wellness enthusiast and the Lead Editor of Go Red For Women. She is also a Content Strategist and Digital Media Consultant in the areas of women’s health, food and lifestyle for major brands. She is the editor in chief of a food magazine and previously co-founded a digital media start-up providing interactive content for women. She has written for Huffington Post, among other media outlets. Originally, Nora worked at Lazard in Capital Markets and Corporate Finance and at PwC in M&A Strategy.
Sanura Weathers is the writer and creator of MyLifeRunsOnFood.com, a sweet, savory, buttery, green and healthy food blog. Her recipes use seasonal and locally-grown ingredients. Using her experience as an Online Content Manager/Editor, Food Writer, Social Media Manager and Graphic Designer, Sanura creates a visually appetizing food blog redefining comfort and traditional recipes with a healthy twist.
Susan Spencer is editor in chief of Woman’s Day, the magazine more than 20 million women turn to for personal inspiration and insightful advice on how to make life more affordable and enjoyable. She previously served as executive editor of ALL YOU magazine, published by the Time Inc. Lifestyle Group.
Spencer was appointed executive editor of ALL YOU in September 2007. During her tenure, Spencer managed various key editorial projects, such as spearheading the brand’s Eat Well, Save Big cookbook (January 2010) and special interest publications relating to health and fitness. In 2009, she conceptualized and implemented the ALL YOU Grocery Challenge, a contest featured on CBS’ The Early Show.