The JL Boston Conference Grant Fund was established to encourage, empower, and enable active members of the Junior League of Boston to pursue training opportunities, through an offset of registration and related costs. We’re excited to share how our 2017-2018 recipients used their awards for personal and professional development.
Our first profiled recipient is Nicollette Starnella.
Conference: American Spa’s Women in Wellness Leadership Conference
Location: New York
JL Grant Recipient and Attendee: Nicollette Starnella
Grant recipient Nicollette Starnella attended the first annual American Spas Women in Wellness Leadership Conference and found the event be extremely beneficial for her continuing education as a Spa & Leisure Management Professional. The event, focused on women who hold leadership roles within the spa and wellness industry, included information on different and unique ways to empower oneself, teams, and the world. Keynote speakers included Carolyn Parrs and Devi Records, founders of Women as Game Changers; Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and founder of Ellevest; and Dana Campbell, CEO of Optimize Corps. These women gave inspirational presentations and led breakout discussion on varying topics. Nicollette said she benefited a great deal from attending this conference as it helped her to develop both personally and professionally.