Podcast host, Own Your Awkward, bestselling author, creator of the Awkward Journal series, and Own Your Awkward Life Changes, speaker, coach, and comedian. If you ever feel awkward about yourself, then you can understand how Andy Vargo lived the first forty years of his life. Coming out of the closet at forty doesn’t define him. Pursuing his passion to help others does. Having changed everything about his life, Andy leads others as a motivational speaker and helps people live their fullest lives as a business and life-change coach. At night you can find him working stages around the northwest as a comedian making light of his journey with the gift of laughter. Awkward is not only his brand, but his style as Andy encourages us all to ‘Own Your Awkward’ and be true to your genuine self. Andy hosts the podcast, Own Your Awkward, authored the Awkward Journal series and Own Your Awkward Life Changes, and shares his thoughts and ideas in his blog and video series available at awkwardcareer.com.
Beauty & the Beast Publishing
Shara Lewis-Campbell is the Co-founder of Beauty & the Beast, a multi-award-winning independent book publishing and media company based in the U.K. and U.S.A. She has authored eight publications and is the publisher of over seventy additional book publications and counting. She is also Co-founder of THE SHIFT, a non-profit organization of writers and creative professionals, seeking mass changes to social reform for underserved communities impacted by race, class, and economic inequality. Shara has over twenty-five years of industry experience. Shara has a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature/Letters from the University of Birkbeck in London.
Radio Host, Conversations That Make a Difference on DreamVisions7Radio, Owner of Authentic Endeavors Publishing, Multi Bestselling Author, Speaker, Potter, and Transformational Life Coach.
Top-rated Podcast Host called Going North which ranked in the top 10 of all self-help podcasts in the world for three years consecutive years, bestselling author, and Certified Self-Leadership Trainer inspiring others to create their own piece of immortality.
Diane combines a background in law, healthcare, business, and narrative, she uses the power of story for social change shifting attitudes, behavior, and culture. She hosts a global podcast (Women Who Walk) and is also a Featured Contributor for BizCatalyst 360.