Communication Strategist and Vocal Coach
Arthur Samuel Joseph M.A., is the founder and chairman of the Vocal Awareness Institute, and is acknowledged as one of the world's leading communication strategists and authorities on the power of the human voice. He is well known as a teacher/mentor who has made it his life goal to Change the World through Voice.
With over five decades of teaching experience worldwide, Mr. Joseph is recognized for training world famous actors, singers, national and international political leaders, broadcasting and entertainment professionals, motivational speakers, among many other individuals. Mr. Joseph has also trained professional athletes in broadcasting and for important speeches at events such as the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony. He trains fortune 500 CEO's, and thought leaders like Tony Robbins, as well as those for whom English is a second language (ESL), including actors like Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Cognitive Neuroscientist and Neuroblogger
Dr. Sabine Huemer is a cognitive neuroscientist and neuroblogger with a special interest in brains that work outside the neurological norm. She teaches in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Whittier College in Whittier, California, and conducts research on autism, dyslexia, and other learning differences. Her work has been published in international science journals and presented at neuroscience and autism conferences on three continents. Sabine leads autism and neurodiversity workshops for a variety of audiences including professionals, teachers, parents, and support groups. She recently created a Neurodiversity and Neurotechnology Learning Community to explore neurotechnology for individuals who want to live up to their full neurocognitive potential.
ILana Martin, celebrity vocal coach and Founder of the Vocal Workout Singing School, is a performer, teacher, speaker, and holistic voice leader. Owner of The Vocal Workout, she harnesses talent for aspiring artists with Atlantic, Universal and Sony Records. Having sung supporting vocals for Barry White, Patti LaBelle, Stevie
Wonder, Donna Summer, Norman Brown and many others, ILana established elements of soulful voice tradition. Enjoy Martin singing an inspiring set at the TEDxCulverCity event “Reimagine”.
Interactive Artist and Film Director
Ivan Cash is an award-winning interactive artist and film director who believes in the power of human connection.
His conceptually-driven, genre-bending media projects spark meaningful conversation and impact culture, having been featured in The New York Times, CNN, TIME, The Guardian, Fast Company, Buzzfeed, The Atlantic, and received multiple Vimeo Staff Picks and Webby Honorees.
He has been recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30 artist, an Art Directors Club Young Gun, and a Print New Visual Artist.
His work is in the permanent collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and has exhibited internationally, from the Brooklyn Museum to the Australian Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences.
He is founder of Cash Studios——a creative studio specializing in a diverse range of projects celebrating human connection.
He believes talking to strangers can change the world, but nothing would make him happier than if you closed your eyes for 20 seconds and just listened to your breath.
Entrepreneur Founder of The Pointe Shop
Josephine Lee is an industry leading entrepreneur and an award winning international speaker.
She graduated from the University of Southern California in 2010 with a degree in Communication and joined Toastmasters in 2011 to continue her education. In 2016, she rose above 35,000 contestants to win 3rd place in the World Championship of Public Speaking. This etched her in history as the first Korean American woman to place in the final stage. Since then, she has given keynotes all over the world including the Middle East where she was the first lady champion to be invited to speak.
In business, after recognizing a need for more accessible and knowledgeable pointe shoe fittings, she started a traveling pointe shoe fitting company called The Pointe Shop in January of 2014.