our mission

Wondering if you should attend a More Than Me Event? 
These events celebrate and bring together fierce women who want more opportunity, more growth, more connection, more empowerment and more inspiration to massively  impact the world around them! If that’s you… girl, you have to be there!

What can you expect? 

  • Attend a one-day, power-packed conference in a city near you! (See below for upcoming locations)
  • You will hear inspiring stories and insights from power-house women with varying gifts and expertise, all ready to share with you.
  • Connect with like-minded souls who are just as hungry for change as you are. Our goal is to have you leave this conference with a new friendship, a new connection!
  • Get ready to understand the power of your own story and align with your calling and purpose!

  • Catered lunch shared with collective, influencers and event guests!
  • Celebrate with a celebratory toast at the end of the day!
  • Take home Interactive Journal written by founder Tiffany Smiley.

Topics we cover:

  • Renewing your mind
  • The power of words
  • Learn from powerful stories shared by our inspirational speakers
  • Begin journaling your story and how to start the process of living out your purpose in the most impactful way.

  • Create and discuss ways to take actionable steps to live out your purpose

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10:00 AM – 2:00 PM



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more than me speakers

Tiffany Smiley is currently CEO and Founder of Tiffany Smiley Consulting and President and Co-Founder of Hope Unseen, a highly successful public speaking firm. She has been featured on CBS News, CNN, C-SPAN, Dr. Phil, Fox News, The Katie Couric Show as well as in major publications such as People Magazine, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. Prior to that, Ms. Smiley served as a triage nurse and in other health professional roles. She is a graduate of Whitworth University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Ms. Smiley has been a fierce advocate for American veterans, working with high-ranking politicians, lobbyists and the President to secure much-needed services. She runs her consultancy and other businesses from Pasco, WA, where she lives with her husband and three sons.

Elizabeth Svatek | @thewarriormoms

Liz Svatek is the Founder of The Warrior Moms, an online community of Moms who are looking to laugh, learn and be inspired. She showcases Moms doing amazing things in their communities as well as Moms who have been in the trenches and have great tips and advice. In addition, for the past 15 years, Liz has honed her skills in Marketing, Branding and Social Media working with celebrities like Ariana Grande, Paul Stanley from KISS and Chef Fabio Viviani. After 8 years on the board of the Junior League of Los Angeles, Liz recently joined the board of Don’t Hide It Flaunt It (DHIFI), which helps people to celebrate their differences. Liz’s son Landon was born with right arterial thrombosis and has had over 30 surgeries to continue to improve his right arm. Having a son who has his differences on the outside has caused Liz to be more vocal about her own differences. She has a passion to help and connect Moms across the country.

Dr. Nelly Farnoody-Zahiri

Dr. Nelly Farnoody-Zahiri is a keynote speaker and a world-renowned clinical psychologist who specializes in working with children and families. Her expertise are in the area of Mindfulness, Eastern & Western Integration, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Attachment Parenting, Conscious & Peace Learning Parenting…she’s the author and founder of the International Center For Peace Learning Parenting and the popular MomTalk LA TV Show at Andisheh TV.  Dr. Nelly has been in private practice in the West Los Angeles area for the past 14 years, and she’s an active member of The American Psychological Association. She has also produced and hosted for educational and psychological talk shows in the Los Angeles’ Iranian-American community over the past 10 years. Dr. Nelly has conducted presentations at conferences and seminars, such as the Mental Health Summit on Biculturalism, and The Center For Early Childhood Development. She’s an active member of the International Society For Traumatic Stress Studies, Media Psychology, Common Sense Media, Interpersonal Neurobiology with Dr. Dan Siegel, Dr. Shefali’a Conscious Parenting Group, The Dalai Lama Center For Peace & Education, and The Warrior Moms Organizations. Dr. Nelly has an upcoming book in the field of Early Childhood Development and Peace Learning Parenting, and her mission for MomTalk is discovering opportunities to help build more connections amongst likeMinded Communities to Support Higher Consciousness & PeaceLearning…Cultivating Higher Levels of Integration and Peace, Locally & Globally!

Angela Alexander

On April Fool’s Day 2000, while Angela was in Japan on military duty her husband and four children in California were in a fatal car crash. Sadly her two eight-year-old sons passed instantly at the scene. The miracle is God allowed both children to write and leave behind incredible good-bye letters. Angela said, “Each letter was written above and beyond their age and grade level. Each letter answered specific questions that I would have wondered about for the rest of my life.” Since then Angela has retired from the Air Force. Now she’s an Author & Inspirational Speaker of her autobiography and documentary film titled, Miracles in Action ~ Turning Pain into Power and Grief into Peace. Come out and hear Angela share the glory behind the story of this absolutely fascinating, supernatural testimony from the 

Tanya Newbould – Del Pozzo

Tanya Newbould is an American actress born in Manchester, England. She was adopted in England. She and her family moved to Michigan as an infant until she was 21.
With a desire to be in the entertainment field, Tanya moved to Los Angeles and began modeling and competing in the pageant world. She held the titles of Miss Newport Beach, Miss Hollywood, 1st runner up in Miss California as well as Miss Southern California and 3rd runner up to Ms. United States. Tanya’s next step was to parlay her experience into the entertainment industry where she diligently studied the dramatic arts.
With 18 films to her credit such as “Family Man” with Nicolas Cage, “Rush Hour 2” with Jackie Chan, “Red Dragon” with Sir Anthony Hopkins and Edward Norton, as well as “X-Men: The Last Stand”. All were directed by Brett Ratner who also Executive Produced “Skyline” which she loved shooting. She continues her acting career today as well as a Public Speaker.
Tanya was asked by Jamielyn Lippman to be interviewed for the documentary “Die Trying” which Lippman had created, produced and directed.. Tanya was so impressed with Jamielyn that she shared her struggles about Postpartum Depression and how she couldn’t find help. She felt strongly that there needed to be a documentary about this prevalent subject and asked Lippman to Produce it with her and be the director.
Tanya is also an L.A. based jewelry designer under her married name Del Pozzo Designs. Her jewelry line is unique, one of a kind and always evolving.
When newly-wed Meryl Kern was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, she joined the more than 3.1 million women with a history of this cancer in the USA.  Beauty and sexuality are particularly challenging for these women because of the relationship between estrogen and breast cancer. Kern who struggled with female medical conditions was impassioned to help end women’s silent suffering about these very intimate medical conditions. Liftique Beauty, Liftique Body and Liftique Blush – is the first and only integrated Plastic Surgery and Urogynecology practice in the USA.  Kern wanted to create a unique one-stop practice for women where they can get support and solutions from head to toes that is non-surgical, minimally invasive and as natural as possible in order to look radiant, feel confident and live well.  “I never thought that I would be doing this after cancer,” says Kern.  “But I’m so happy to be a part of something that I believe empowers women to embrace survivorship and life, whatever their personal circumstance, looking natural and feeling good about who they are and confident about life ahead.”

Jennifer Schaefer | @jenniferthealternativeeVolve Meditation Studio

Jennifer is a cellular healer and has studied human behavior for over 16 years. Her philosophy to deep transformational healing is aligning yourEmotional, Spiritual and Physical Bodies — meaning you must treat the “whole” being to have lasting health. Her background studies include nutrition, whole food supplements, anatomy, toxins, spiritual science, muscle testing, threading (intuitive connection), guided imagery, deep relaxation and many other techniques. Jennifer found that by being honest and open with her own personal struggles, she has been able to create groundbreaking techniques to guide people to their own individual, inner strengths so they can reach their greatest potential and wellness. Jennifer has been featured in many articles about her unique and “spot on” abilities to help others transform. She has appeared on television shows to help guide people to more deeper and meaningful healings as well as being a guest on many radio and podcast shows.

Helping women move from career to calling and from fear into faith to achieve meaningful success and true joy on their terms. Natasha’s strength and resilience was fueled after the tragic loss of her newborn son. Her faith was tested further when she found herself juggling the challenges of motherhood and the demands of a highly successful sales career. Her own path of struggle and self-discovery inspires her commitment in helping women and teen girls push past their own pain and fears, and rise into their greatness — so that they too achieve success on their terms.

Simona Grace is the founder of Moms in Office, a Political Action Committee and online media forum, a writer, a publishing professional, and a mom. After spending her childhood behind the iron curtain in Hungary, Simona moved to the United States with one suitcase and no knowledge of the English language to pursue her academic goals. She earned a degree in Comparative Literature from UCLA, summa cum laude. She writes about parenting topics at the intersection of culture and society, and her work has been published by major online media outlets, such as Scarymommy. Simona is on a mission to strengthen the political voice of all moms and to help elect women with children to public office. She considers motherhood and democracy her greatest privilege in life.

Tina Battaglia

Tina Battaglia, RN, BSN, BA, Former ABC Television Reporter, Co-Hosted on “Live with Regis and Kelly”, Former Foster Child and Adopted at age 15, Now Married, Mother of two, Motto in life…”Get Off The CROSS, Someone Else Needs the Wood.”  Currently working on Podcast “Tina Tells It Like It Is”

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