SPARK Portland
2019 Theme: Unlock Your Potential
September 21-22
The Alberta Rose Theater
Portland, Oregon

If you are ready to completely change the trajectory of your life, attending SPARK can do just that.  Over the course of two packed days, you will:

 Hear from an incredible line-up of powerful speakers

Experience transformative meditations and go deep within 

Learn how to reprogram your inner thoughts to shift your outer reality

Get actionable tools to become a magnetic manifestor

Stop settling for complacency, mediocrity, lack, and boredom

Learn how to create Abundance of Health, Wealth, and Joy in your life.

Find your SPARK with us at the 3rd Annual Summit September 21-22nd 2019!

Hear what other’s have experienced at SPARK events HERE.


Bio – Rebecca is a personal power pioneer on a mission to remind people of their true power and how to use it to create the life they really want. After seeing her first love receive an unimaginable life in prison sentence she was left with a one year old and a life altering decision. Fold or Create? The answer was clear and Rebecca has spent the last 25+ years applying and perfecting her teachings through real life, sink or swim, nothing to something adventures. She has consistently used her truth and the processes and concepts she teaches to not only survive but THRIVE. She now inspires everyday people, business owners and entrepreneurs around the world to create their lives and businesses from the inside out. She is a dreamer who firmly believes that full accountability and un-offend-ability could save the world.
She is the founder of She’s Un-offend-able Podcast, creator of several online courses, speaker and a clarity coach that helps people see through their bullshit into empowerment.

Talk Title: Uncage Your Heart – The Art of Creating Your World from the Inside Out
Are you tired of life living you? I was. By 19 I had felt enough pain to last a lifetime. I was given a set of cassette tapes with information that changed my life. I will bring the audience on my journey of self-discovery. I will speak specifically to our innate power to create our worlds from the inside out no matter how that looks or feels to anyone else and how harness our own inner power to be exactly who you came here to be.

Bio – Ellen Yin is the founder & CEO of Ellen Yin Media, a boutique social media marketing agency with a proven record for generating visibility & leads on repeat to grow your business. Her clientele has spanned multi-million dollar brands, Fortune 500 executives, best-selling authors, TV personalities, e-commerce startups, and more. She has been featured on MTV and in publications like Glamour magazine, The Penny Hoarder, Women’s Health, and Her Campus.
Ellen is also the host of The Cubicle to CEO Podcast and creator of Cubicle to CEO, an online membership teaching women how to monetize their passions and build a profitable business – WITHOUT complicated marketing strategies. Add her on Instagram @missellenyin so she can Insta-stalk you and become your new biz bestie!

Talk Title: From Cubicle to CEO: The Entrepreneur’s Secret to Creating Your Dream Career
The story of how I left my 9 to 5 without a backup plan & built a six figure business in one year with no website, leads, or marketing budget. I will be speaking specifically on how the entrepreneur’s secret (learning to “pivot & persist”) applies to not only creating the dream career you want, but also the dream reality you want (with examples of times in my life when I pivoted & persisted to turn a failure into my desired outcome).

Bio – Kathy Haan is an international success and business mentor, podcaster, blogger, and agency owner. She has an MBA from Purdue University Global, and her work has been featured in media like Forbes, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, HuffPost, and more. As a blogger, she also gets to work with some of the biggest brands in the world – like Amazon, Best Buy, TripAdvisor, Walmart, Target, and more. She lives in Iowa with her husband and three children.

Talk Title: Turning Your Trauma into Triumph: Kathy shares how to claim victory over your trauma and how to use it as a tool to serve as life’s greatest catalyst.

Bio – Amanda Faith calls beautiful Northern California home along with her two sons. She is a behavioral therapist with a background in youth counseling. She is also a cancer survivor and vulvar cancer awareness advocate. As a life coach she blends her education and life experience to inspire clients to live their best lives and walk in their personal truths. As an end of life coach she teaches clients the steps to take to prepare for the inevitable while living with joy and making every day count.

Overcoming victimhood and recognizing behavior patterns in ourselves and others so we are able to set healthy boundaries. I also focus on how our own perception and triggers influence our relationships. How choosing to heal both physically and emotionally raises our vibration.

Talk Title: Standing my ground.

Bio – Marli Williams is an interactive keynote speaker, leadership activator, courage cultivator, joy instigator, confidence catalyst, and possibility creator who first fell in love with transformational leadership as a camp counselor. Two degrees and 15 years of facilitation training later, Marli decided to give herself permission to be the “Professional Camp Counselor” she knew she was born to be. Now she helps incredible people stop waiting for permission and start taking bold action to be the leaders and changemakers they’ve always wanted to be. To learn more about Marli, go to www.marliwilliams.com

Talk Title: The Confidence Cure – How to Overcome Self-Doubt so You Can Play Full Out

I believe that one of the biggest things holding women back from what they really want is having the confidence to believe in themselves and that they are worth it. Confidence is the cure to self-doubt, fear, anxiety and overwhelm. My mission during this talk is to share 3 specific things we can do to overcome self-doubt so that we can play full out in every area of our lives.

Bio – Clarice Connolly is Exuberance, Empathy, Authenticity, Charisma, and Wisdom personified. By profession, she is an Accountability Coach who supports individuals in moving their business aspirations, personal goals, and even to-do lists forward through emotional intelligence and accountability. Her passion project is empowering those in the Herpes community who are living lives of survivalism and fear to shed their shame and jump into an existence filled with LOVE, balance, and Self-Actualization.

Clarice has experience with ACA, and is an advocate for breaking the stigma and being a beacon of hope and possibility for those in the Herpes community through a local support group she hosts. Her mission in life is to support others in cultivating an acceptance of what is in tandem with an awakening to what can be.

To find more about Clarice you can find more about her on www.EmpoweringWomen.Coach or through Facebook.com/claricecocoaching

Talk Title: Healing Shame. Clarice Connolly will share about her experience contracting Herpes and how it became the catalyst to living her most authentic life. Her talk will have you seeing where you too can drop the shame in perfectionism & become unapologetically you! 

Bio – Emerald Norman has strived to embody positivity, strength and courage in the face of adversity and loss. Born to hippy parents who named her Emerald Starlight, she has learned to shine through dark times finding strength in personal growth and positivity. After 18 years in the sales and retail world she is transforming her life into one that serves a deeper purpose and higher calling of healing through various modalities. 

Talk Title: Love Loss and Liberty. There is so much more love available to us than we can even imagine. When the worst thing in the world happens to you, you can either fear everything or fear nothing. My daughter Liberty Rain died suddenly in 2017 just before her 13th birthday. I share with you my healing story of love, loss and Liberation. 

Bio – This could be YOU!! 

On Saturday and Sunday, two people from the audience will be selected each day to get up on stage and share their story for ten minutes. 

How this works: You will text Janelle the subject you’d love to share, and then each day two will be selected at random and announced. 

This is an opportunity and experience you don’t want to miss out on!

Junior Speakers

Bio – Arianna is a 16 year old inspiring {early} collage student. She is a also a daughter, sister, friend. Over her life she has learned a valuable life lesson, with the guidance from her Mom, to always follow her intuition.

Talk Title: Following your Intuition Description: The little and big lessons that I’ve learned that has helped me to listen and follow my intuition, trusting that everything happens for a reason

Bio – Mylie Stokesis a junior high 12 year old girl who lives with her family (including her mom, Rachel O’Rourke) in Portland, OR. As a mil girl growing up in a changing world, Mylie’s generation is seeing the peaks and valleys of what it is to be a female in today’s rapidly evolving world.

Talk Title: TBA

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