A Little More About Us
Alexis is a personal development writer, speaker, and media personality.A former lawyer, Alexis has been called “the self-help voice of her generation,” and is at work on her first book. Alexis contributes personal essays to publications including Forbes Woman, Cosmopolitan magazine and The Huffington Post, She also writes for Women’s Media Center, Women’s eNews, Runner’s World, Hello Giggles, and others. Alexis is a cast member of the upcoming Oprah Winfrey Network TV show, One, and makes regular appearances on local and national radio, including NPR. She is a national speaker and workshop leader.
She most recently spoke at the MA Conference for Women, with a crowd of over 8,000 women attendees. Alexis is an Instructor at Barnard’s Athena Center for Leadership Studies and is an honored invitee to the Renaissance Weekend. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and lives in San Francisco.
Dr. Sharon Ufberg is a highly respected integrative health practitioner and the co-founder of the personal growth and wellness companies Elevate Gen Y and BorrowedWisdom.com.
She creates and teaches online personal growth courses and privately coaches individuals as the senior consultant for Borrowed Wisdom and Good Advice Works, companies she created to assist people to turn their dreams into reality.
Dr. Ufberg is a radio host and freelance journalist who writes about the human spirit, women who make a difference, philanthropic initiatives and women musicians. She contributes to NPR’s 51%, A Woman’s Perspective radio show as a host and is being featured in her new segment Force of Nature in Fall 2015. Sharon is a published writer who interviews and blogs for The Huffington Post and is a regular contributor on Huff Post Live and is the past health and wellness editor for Napa Valley Life magazine.
As a seasoned international leader and activist in the areas of women’s health and safety, economic self sufficiency, domestic violence and human trafficking, Dr. Ufberg serves as a delegate to the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women and is the past chairperson of Project Kesher, the largest nongovernmental women’s organization of the former Soviet Union.
She is the past Chair of the California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr Ufberg is an Adjunct Professor at Beth Israel Medical Center’s Continuum Center for Health and Healing in New York City.
A NYC transplant, Dr Ufberg now lives in Napa Valley, grows her own veggies and prides herself on being an awesome home cook and wine lover.