The Mothers Ball® 2019

Schedule: Panels & Performances

The Mothers Ball presents a galaxy of luminaries from the worlds of entertainment, media, music, the arts, fashion, athletics, business, education, food, health, wellness and lifestyle to offer electrifying performances, give inspiring keynote speeches and engage in interactive thought leadership panel discussions with audience participation. Panels added all the way up until the show. 

SATURDAY DEC 14TH -----3:00-9:00PM

“Nontraditional Parenting” -----3:10-3:50

Luna Lauren Velez - American actress Showtime's Dexter, New York Undercover
Courtney Taylor - Consultant & Certified Coach, Principal at Courtney Taylor Consulting Group.

“Women in the Workplace” ------4:00-4:40

Frances Rios - Successful entrepreneur, spokewoman for Fortune 500 companies
Denise Brouder - Founder of SWAYworkplace
Deputy Director, Erica Clayton Wright of Pennsylvania
Kristy Wallace - CEO of Ellevate Network

“Managing Mompreneurship, Real Talk” ------4:50-5:30

Felisha “Fe” Noel - Founder. Brooklyn based, womenswear brand Fe Noel.

Satya Twena

“Meditation Will Change Your Life” ------5:40-6:20

Bob Roth - Transcendental Meditation Expert. CEO David Lynch Foundation
Mark Krassner - Founder and CEO of Expectful
Kimberly Ann Johnson is a Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Experiencing trauma resolution practitioner...

“Becoming A Parent: What They Didn’t Tell You” ------6:30-7:15

Lola Melani - Acclaimed celebrity photographer
Dr. Harvey Karp author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block and inventor of SNOO.
Dr. Bojana Jankovic Weatherly - Award-winning physician, double board certified

Teresa Priolo

“Inclusivity, Diversity & Making Change” ------7:15-7:30

Martin Luther King, Jr. III - Ambassador of his parent's legacy of nonviolent social change joined by Arndrea Waters King

Musical Performance by Ms Lauryn Hill ------7:30-9:00

Ms Lauryn Hill - Grammy Award-winning Artist


“Fitness” ------10:15-10:55 - STAGE LEFT

Paige Hathaway - Fitness expert

“Our Fertility Journey: Stronger Together” ------11:05-11:50 - STAGE LEFT

Chloe Melas - Entertainment reporter for CNN
Brian Mazza - Founder of the sophisticated sports bar brand The Ainsworth

“Twins: Parenting Two or More at a Time” ------12:00-12:45 - STAGE LEFT

Abby Huntsman - Co-host of ABC’s Emmy® Award-winning daytime talk show “The View.”
Natalie Diaz - Founder Twiniversity — the world’s leading support network for multiple birth families

Conz Preti

“Children and Emotions” ------12:55-1:40 - STAGE LEFT

Dr. Harvey Karp author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block and inventor of SNOO.
Ariane de Bonvoisin is an author, speaker, entrepreneur, and an expert on life skills and change.
Slumberkins - Co-founders Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen

“Partnerhood: Parenthood and Partnership in Work and Play” ------1:50-2:35 - STAGE LEFT

Emily and Justin Baldoni

“You and I as Mothers” ------2:45-3:30 - STAGE LEFT

Laura Prepon - Bestselling Author. Actress, "That 70's Show," and “Orange is the New Black”)


“Cold Sweat: A Discussion About Domestic Violence” ------10:00-10:40 - STAGE RIGHT

Dr. Yamma Brown - Vice President of the James Brown Family Foundation

“Body Image: Feel Better in Your Skin in the Face of Fashion and Media” -----10:45-11:25 - STAGE RIGHT

Dana Suchow - Award-Winning Speaker, Educator and Coach
Tara Rudes Dann is the V.P. Head of Global Sales and Merchandising at L’AGENCE

“End Food Battles With Your Kids” ------11:35-12:15 - STAGE RIGHT

Jennifer Anderson - MSPH, RDN empowers hundreds of thousands of moms to get their kids eating veggies
Kanchan Koya - Doctorate in Molecular Biology from Harvard Medical School

“How to Keep Calm and Find Joy in a Hectic World” ------12:25-1:00 - STAGE RIGHT

Agapi Stassinopoulos - Best-selling author and speaker
Dr. Bojana Jankovic Weatherly - Award-winning physician, double board certified

“Gun Safety: How to Protect Your Child” ------1:10-1:50 - STAGE RIGHT

And guests...

“Negative Self-Talk & Turning It All Around” ------2:00-2:40 - STAGE RIGHT

Nicole Lapin is the New York Times Bestselling author of Rich Bitch and Boss Bitch

“Education: Academic Success & Pursuing Passion” ------2:50-3:20 - STAGE RIGHT

Lisa Marks-Canty is COO of NEST Global Solutions and CEO of DocBloxs.
Tiffany Sorya - Founder of Novel Education Group

Fashion Show ------3:30-4:25 - STAGE RIGHT


Danielle Moinet is best known for being a WWE Diva under the ring name Summer Rae.
Tobias Truvillion - ex-Ford model-turned-award-winning actor, film producer

Musical Performance by Letta J ------3:55-4:05 - STAGE RIGHT

Letta J - Grammy Nominated artist

Musical Performance by Lisa Ramey ------4:25-4:40 - STAGE RIGHT

Lisa Ramey - “Fan favorite” on Season 16 of NBC’s The Voice

Musical Performance by Elle Varner ------4:40-5:00 - STAGE RIGHT

Elle Varner - Grammy-Award winning singer-songwriter


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