Women Catalog

Sharon Allison-Ottey

Fee Range:
$5,000–$7,500

Women's Health Advocate and Strategist

Sharon Denise Allison-Ottey, MD is an energetic, motivating, and insightful speaker that shares her expertise in the area of health and self esteem particularly focused on women. Dr. Sharon reaches the heart and spirit of women in her unique approach and her ability to break down medical/health information in a way that anyone can readily understand. However, Dr. Sharon does not limit herself to just addressing health. Her heart is for women that are often hurting, suffer from poor self esteem, confused about relationships and really searching to find their voice. She also addresses family and men’s issues in a holistic approach that brings clarity and healing. Dr. Sharon is a fellowship trained Geriatrician & residency trained in Internal Medicine. She currently serves as the CEO of COSHAR Medical Inc.She is one of the founding board members of the COSHAR Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on impacting the health of the nation one community at a time. Dr. Sharon, who recently completed her first novel, All I Ever Did Was Love a Man, believes life doesn't end until the last breath is taken, and up to that point we all want life to be fulfilling.


Joan Borysenko

Fee Range:
$5,000–$7,500

Mind, Body, Wellness Expert; Medical Scientist; Author, Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., has a powerfully clear personal vision--to bring science, medicine, psychology and spirituality together in the service of healing. Her brilliance as a scientist, clinician and teacher have placed her on the leading edge of the mind-body revolution, and she has become a world-renowned spokesperson for this new approach to health, sharing her pioneering work with a gentle graciousness, enthusiasm and humility. Trained as both a medical scientist and a psychologist, Dr. Borysenko has gone beyond her traditional academic training and developed depth and breadth in a number of fields including behavioral medicine, stress and wellbeing, psychoneuroimmunology, women's health, creativity and the great spiritual traditions of the world. Her presentations are full of humor and personal anecdotes, as well as the latest scientific research and practical exercises for both personal and professional growth. She is the author of the New York Times best seller, Minding the Body, Mending the Mind.


Joanne Lichten

Fee Range:
$5,000–$7,500

Fitness Guru; Nutritional Expert

Joanne Lichten PhD RD (a.k.a. Dr Jo) is an accomplished author, freelance writer, speaker, and media spokesperson. Her audience members have described her as being knowledgeable, entertaining, energetic, animated, and fun. As a PhD nutritionist and Registered Dietitian she has written four books including Dining Lean: How to Eat Healthy in Your Favorite Restaurants, How to Stay Healthy & Fit on the Road, and Dr Jo’s No Big Deal Diet - the seven skills for successful weight loss (based on her research). Dr Jo earned her PhD in adult education from Texas A&M University and her MS in human nutrition from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Dr Jo’s a former director and assistant professor at the University of Texas/Pan American University where she developed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics Program and earned full national accreditation. She’s owned her own business since 1986 and most recently served as the chief nutrition officer at Burger King Corporation from 2003-2004. (FL)


Karen Wolfe