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Evening Social + Panel

  • Checkr 120 Kearny Street San Francisco, CA, 94108 United States (map)

Join Expansive Voice for the launch of a brand new workshop series, Developing Executive Presence. This is a group coaching series created to teach women of all professional levels and backgrounds how to actualize their own authentic, executive voice. Women will learn to develop executive presence through this interdisciplinary curriculum of physicality, visualization, and communication skills.

To kick off this workshop series, Expansive Voice invites you to join us for an evening social and panel discussion: Finding Your Mentor. Workshop instructors, Nicolette AmarillasKat deVosLindsey DyerBrenda Jin, & Ellen Fondiler are excited to share their insights on the process and co-creation of this workshop, as well as the value and importance of finding a mentor and how this has influenced their careers.

Workshop Instructors

Nicolette Amarillas, founder of Expansive Voice, runs her own business as a holistic exercise and life coach where she guides clients one on one through movement, nutrition and mental wellbeing. Her success as a two time founder and dual business owner, and her passion to help women find their authentic voice in their professional lives, inspired her to co-create this series. Nicolette’s main goal is to share her experience as a businesswoman and leader, through this powerful workshop series, with women looking to thrive in their career.

Kat Dahlen deVos, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, maintains a full private psychotherapy practice in San Francisco. With a BA in Psychology & Women's Studies and an MA in Integral Counseling Psychology, she confidently supports women in navigating life transitions with authenticity, grace and vitality. Kat’s therapeutic work weaves together Western psychological theory with Eastern traditions of spirituality, supporting her clients in developing self-compassion, mindfulness, emotional intelligence and body awareness.

Lindsey Dyer, M.Ed, began her career in the education and non-profit space and as a consultant working with urban youth inspiring a connection to place and building community through experiential, environmental education programs. As a Permaculture Designer, Lindsey has worked collaboratively on community-based projects transforming, rooftops, parking lots, and other underutilized urban spaces into thriving educational gardens designed to ignite the senses, inspire curiosity and connection. Today, Lindsey brings her dynamic experience as a working professional to the Clean Energy sector in sales and business development helping companies across California scale their enterprises.

Brenda Jin is a software engineer and advocate for women’s empowerment and education. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, she taught herself to code in 2013 and has since become one of the highest ranking technical contributors at Slack. Brenda is passionate about sharing the professional, leadership, and communication tools to support women in their careers. As an organizer and teacher for Girl Develop It, Brenda has trained teachers and TAs to deliver inspiring and engaging newbie-friendly software development workshops since 2013. She is excited to bring her experience as a leader and educator to women advancing their careers and achieving professional success in industries beyond technology. 


6:30p - 7p Doors open & Welcome
7p - 745p Panel
7:45p - 8:30p Networking & Socializing
*Light bites and refreshments provided.
*This evening is for women of all professional levels and fields.

Although they stand alone nicely, we highly recommend attending all four, as this creates a powerful and cohesive learning experience.

Posture for Powerful Presence Thursday, May 17th
Own Your Story & Claim Your Power Thursday, May 31st
Activate Success: Deconstructing Blockers to your Professional Vision Thursday, June 7th
Navigating Difficult Conversations with Confidence Thursday, June 14th