Executive Women in Nonprofits: YOU, FIRST- LEADING YOUR WAY TO WELLNESS

When:  Apr 11, 2024 from 08:30 AM to 10:00 AM (ET)

Members: FREE; Nonmembers: $35

Location: Forest Hills Financial Group, 535 Fifth Avenue, 13th Floor (Entrance on 44th St. between Madison and 5th (closer to 5th))


As a woman managing a company, team, or a family, you need to be sure you’re managing your health needs to avoid burnout and notice the warning signs. You also have a significant impact on the health of those you lead. Learn strategies from health expert, Dr. Laura Cristophe, to lead your own wellness and create an environment at work and home that promote a well way of being for those you lead.

Speaker Dr. Laura Christoph, Director of Health & Performance Coaching, Canyon Ranch. 

As a Health & Performance Coach, Laura's role includes group and individual coaching to resort guests ‎before, during, and after their stay at Canyon Ranch Lenox. She facilitates goal setting, active ‎engagement with interdisciplinary teams, and fosters positive behavior change that results in optimizing ‎health and performance. ‎

Selected Highlights:‎

‎•‎            PhD in Public Health Nutrition, University of Massachusetts

‎•‎            Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, University of Massachusetts

‎•‎            Certified Nutrition Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition

‎•‎            Certificate Nutrition Coaching, Level 1, Precision Nutrition

‎•‎            Certified Empowered Well-Being Coach, Health Coach Institute

‎•‎            National Board Certified health and Wellness Coach

Prior to joining our Health & Performance team at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, Laura was a ‎professor at the community college and university level for fifteen years where she taught a variety of ‎nutrition, public health, fitness, and other courses.  Her research involved curriculum development for ‎adolescent nutrition education and nutrition coaching for collegiate athletes, and she co-authors an ‎introductory nutrition college textbook.‎

Laura has also worked as a health coach for a decade, empowering clients to meet their health and ‎wellness goals, as well as improve their relationship with food and increase performance in sports. Her ‎areas of expertise are in public health education, nutrition education, eating disorder recovery ‎coaching, and athletic performance coaching.‎ In Laura's free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and cat in the house they built ‎together in Charlemont, MA, rowing on the Connecticut river with her doubles partner, or reading a ‎good mystery novel.‎

Chair of EWIN and Moderator: Kirsten Wynn, Chief Innovation & Programming Officer, Women Presidents Organization

Thank you to Forest Hills Financial Group for hosting us! 

Thank you for Astoria Communications for sponsoring the breakfast!