Speak Life Women's Conference

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Santa Clara Convention Center

5001 Great America Parkway

Santa Clara, CA 95054

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Join us for our 1st annual women's conference: Speak Life | A creative space cultivating the power of your words

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You Are Collective gathers and encourages women to be mindful of their mental health through creativity and life-changing events.

Speak Life is our 1st annual women’s conference that focuses on art + words + mental health. Speak Life will showcase the beauty of art lettering, calligraphy and the power in our words. What we say has so much power behind them and we want to remind you of that power and encourage you to be mindful of your mental health through the following:

At our conference, we promise we will:

  • Ignite your creative soul.
  • Encourage you to find your community and have a sense of belonging.
  • Inspire change from within.
  • Remind you there is hope.
  • Bring you to true wellness.
  • Seek help through professional resources.
  • Destigmatize mental health.
  • Speak life to you through wellness talks, speakers, and workshops.

By coming to our event, you will experience the following:

  • Inspiring speakers of mental health advocates and creative women.
  • Ted Style talks from inspiring speakers.
  • Creative workshops such as Jewelry making, calligraphy, brush lettering, and floral watercolor!*
  • Wellness workshops such as the Attitude of Gratitude, Radical Self Compassion, and more!
  • Live performances from local artists.
  • Creative installations and rooms for your that Insta-worthy photo op.
  • Marketplace of small business, creative vendors, and mental health professional resources.
  • Creative showcase of different artists.
  • VIP exclusive of 1 complimentary creative workshop, VIP entry, swag bag, meet and greets and more!

*Creative workshops are an additional cost and seats must be purchased in advance with a general admission ticket.


*VIP Ticket it includes swag bag, VIP access, VIP seating and a complimentary workshop!


  • Self Radical Compasssion with Myisha T
  • Slay Your Stress and Take Control with Kerilyn Grant
  • Head to Heart Meditation with Abby Babauta
  • Postvention as Prevention for Suicide Loss and Care for Community with Dr. Janet and Kris Bifulco

*Our wellness workshops will run at the same time as our creative workshops and are complimentary to attend for all general and VIP entry tickets purchased. *



Our collective talks are combination of ted-style talks and creative panels. We gathered a few inspiring speakers to help ignite wellness + mindfulness through their stories and how you can apply change within your own life.

Keynote - Gabby Frost, a mental health activist and CEO and Founder of Buddy Project, a non-profit movement aiming to prevent suicide by pairing people as buddies and raising awareness for mental health.

Women + Wellness will feature mental health advocates who will remind you that "You Are Made for More". Hear ted style talks:

"You Are Inspirational" Creative Panel will feature creative business women making a difference through their companies and projects. This panel will be moderated by Lindsey Liu, Author and Podcast Host "Permission to Love" and will be recorded LIVE for her podcast. Lindsay and the group of women will inspire our attendees to be bold and tap into their inner talents by modeling how art can heal, ignite passion, and inspire. Speakers include:

  • Phoebe Sherman Artist, CEO, Boss Babe and Yoga Teacher @GirlGangCraft
  • Chauncy and Heather Lifestyle blog for strong and motivated women @SoSheSlays
  • Chie Tamada, Bay Area's Handlettering Artist and Influencer
  • Carla Cassandra, Vlogger & Content Creator, representing the LGBTQ community.

ALL TICKETS/WORKSHOPS THAT ARE PURCHASED, A PORTION WILL GO TOWARD NAMI Organization. Please be sure to support so we can help fund to mental health resources.

We are starting a movement to rise up together to bring awareness to this matter in a powerful way. Let's stop the stigma, build community, and find power in your words today!

We appreciate our partners!

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Santa Clara Convention Center

5001 Great America Parkway

Santa Clara, CA 95054

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