Night at The Village Agenda


On Monday, October 25th, 2010, The Women’s Conference presented the third annual Night at The Village. Ten thousand people gathered to experience the best authors, chefs, speakers, shopping, technology and food. Check out the amazing speakers and programs on the Main Stage and two stagettes. And see who signed books in The Village Book StoreIt’s Time…To Experience the Best!




4:00 PM Doors Open




Main Stage

5:30-7:00 PM

Host: Ali Wentworth, Actress, Author, Host 


7:00-8:15 PM

  • Jane Fonda, Actor, Author, Fitness Advocate, Activist
  • Men Who Dream Big & Live It with Buddy Valastro, Owner, Carlo’s Bakery aka The Cake Boss
  • Donna Karan, Fashion Icon, Philanthropist
  • The Style Network's Makeover with Jeannie Mai, Host, How Do I Look?


8:15 – 8:45 PM



Stage 1:
Mind, Body, & Spirit: The Best in Health, Wellness & Transformation

MC/Host: Giselle Fernandez, President, F Squared Enterprises

4:45-5:05 PM

“It’s Time…Chemicals & the Beauty Industry”
Stacy Malkan
, Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, Author, Not Just  A Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry

5:10-5:30 PM

“It’s Time… The Difference Between Men & Women & Our Brains”
Louann Brizendine, New York Times Best-Selling Author, The Female Brain & The Male Brain

5:35-6:00 PM

“It’s Time…Changing The Way We Think About Treating Disease"
Donna Karan, Fashion Icon, Philanthropist

  • Colleen Saidman Yee, Owner, Yoga Shanti
  • Rodney Yee, Yoga Master
  • Tracy Griffiths, Young Living Essential Oils


6:45-7:05 PM

“It’s Time… To Look at the Environment and Cancer”
Sandra Steingraber, Ecologist, Author, Cancer Survivor, Documentary Film Maker, Living Downstream


7:10-7:30 PM

“It’s Time…To Get Fit & Healthy For Life”
Bob Harper, Host, The Biggest Loser; Fitness expert, Motivational speaker


7:35-7:55 PM

“It’s Time… To Commit to Being Happy”
Gretchen Rubin, Writer, Author, The Happiness Project  





Stage 2:
What’s HOT

MC/Host: Holly Robinson Peete, Actress, Author, Activist

4:45-5:05 PM

“It’s Time…Eating Healthy Food For Good”
Kim Barnouin, Author, Skinny Bitch, Ultimate Everyday Cookbook

5:10-5:35 PM

"It’s Time…Understanding Autism”
Holly Robinson Peete, Actress, Author, Activist, Philanthropist
Rodney Peete, Sports Star, TV/Radio Personality, Author, Philanthropist


5:40-6:00 PM

“It’s Time…To Hear About Young Women and Politics”

Meghan McCain, Writer, Author, Dirty Sexy Politics
Cindy Hensley McCain, Humanitarian & Business Owner


6:45-7:05 PM

“It’s Time…Dare to Follow Your Dream”
Cat Cora, First & Only Female Iron Chef, Executive Chef of Bon Appetit, President & Founder, Chefs for Humanity, Author


7:10-7:25 PM

“It’s Time…Take Control of Your Money"
Alexa von Tobel, Founder, CEO, LearnVest Inc.


7:30-7:50 PM

“It's Time…Get Creative, Save Money and Look Your Best”
Kym Douglas, Author, Beauty & Fashion Expert, Host

7:55-8:15 PM

“It’s Time…Spice Up Your Life”
Marcela Valladolid, Author, Television Personality, Host, Fresh Mexico




5:45 - 6:45 PM


7:30 - 8:30 PM




300 + exhibitors including:

  • The Best in Mind, Body & Spirit
  • The Best in Shopping
  • The Best in Travel & Entertainment
  • The Best in Technology
  • Shop With a Purpose Conference Store
  • Delicious food from the evening’s Presenting Sponsor LEAN CUISINE
  • Live entertainment




Proceeds from Night at The Village have benefited the WE Programs of The Women’s Conference.


The Women's Conference thanks the Long Beach Convention Center: