Events for people driving change in their lives, workplaces and communities.
In these turbulent times, we need to drive positive change throughout the country.
We provide the tools, network and inspiration to become a Trailblazer at home, at work and in the world.
"Thank you SO much for such a brilliant day - it was really really special and I am so glad that I was able to make it! Thank you for all the incredible work you do. Know that you are making a huge difference to many."
Founder & Chair, Strategic Partnerships, Conscious Capitalism, Los Angeles
"My UCSD colleagues said they were mesmerized by your leadership and they were wowed through the entire program. I can’t wait to meet you soon and also can’t thank you enough. Bless you for being the source of inspiration."
Director Social Impact & Innovation, UC San Diego
"Thank you SO much for an amazing, inspiring, dynamic conference yesterday! You gave 150 per cent and just blew us away! We loved the gorgeous films, the venue, your thought provoking, stimulating presentation, the food, the networking, your lovely staff, your creative, interactive exercises and the opportunity to share ideas and goals with the wonderful attendees. Thank you for your deep passion and dedication to such high ideals."
President, Elite Resorts and Spas
"I want to thank you again for the opportunity to be featured in your online Trailblazers series! It’s very humbling. I also want to say thank you for this morning!! Your light truly shines bright!! Again, thank you for sharing your light, love and laughter ❤️ It’s the only way people will know you are the real deal."
Educational Fund & Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
"Trailblazers was a one-day fascinating event put on by Aspire for Equality. The overwhelming sensation was that the event was put together to bring all walks of life together for one important cause ~ making our world a better place by taking our passions into action. The support and unity that was created in such a short time can only be attributed to great, authentic leadership. A continuance of the relationships and initiatives that were set up is a fantastic recipe for all to have personal success as well as global impact! When I reflect back on the day, I believe that what I most appreciate of the day was the call to action. My life is shifting in every area and if I am more open now than ever before to really focus in on taking the next few steps in the direction of not only personal happiness but working towards global change."
VP Of Operations, Group 360 Resources
"I am sitting at the airport after a wild and wonderous whirlwind trip, reflecting on and absorbing the multitude of memories and emotions that flooded all of us that attended Aspire Trailblazers! It was such a great honor to be involved with launch of the US Aspire Trailblazers! Thank you and bless you for your generosity, guidance and Inspirations that you not only shared with me – but with so many fabulous women and men! The inclusive, accepting and supportive atmosphere that you have created in the program is the key that most “self help”seminars miss… yours is life changing! And Sam, your relatability, authenticity and wicked wit makes all of us feel that you are speaking directly to “Us”! THAT is a gift! And the Dream Team of both you and Robert facilitating the program is the double whammy! Aspire truly stands alone and will continue to expand, grow and thrive here and across the globe."
Owner, Deborah Daine Design
"I can’t say enough good things about Friday’s event. It was amazing and life changing. I can see why people came from all over the country and world to be a part of it. You are so inspiring and funny and know exactly how to engage a crowd and motivate them to dig deep into who they are. The Trailblazers conference was the boost I needed."
Business Manager, Community Action Partnership of Kern
"Friday was such an incredibly inspiring day for me, and I am so grateful to have been part of it. Your words, wisdom, leadership and presence are remarkable and it is clear that you put every last bit of passion and energy in to making it the most meaningful day for each and every person in the room. I met so many wonderful people and have already been in contact with a few."
"Just wanted to thank you and tell you how impressed I was. You were engaging, organized and you kept the group pretty much in lockstep the whole day - which was quite a task. The videos were amazing and appropriate. Most importantly, I think your message was perfect. Loved the idea that you took people who are used to focusing on their own ‘needs’ and got them to stop and really listen to others."
William J. Curtis
CEO, CurtCo Media Labs, LLC
"Thank you forever. Aspire Trailblazers was an uplifting, life altering experience. I'm motivated.♡♡♡ I am still in awe for you giving us the opportunity to participate in such an inspiring event. I came away from that wonderful group with a renewed focus. I made some new friends too that will forever be a part of my life."
Retired IRS Accounting & Customer Service Director
"This was one of the best experiences I've had, that I didn't know how badly I truly needed. Like most women (and men) today, I'm stuck on auto pilot. ‘Wake, Commute, Work, Home...Repeat’. Lately I've really been having hard conversations in the mirror like ‘WTF’ happened to my goals & aspirations, that now seem buried under my growing list of ‘To-do's’. Where is that fierce warrior princess that use to kick ass & take names?! From the moment I took my seat at Trailblazers I felt this transformation, and an awakening. Trailblazers reminded me of who I am, my potential, and most importantly the value I add to the world. I walked out refreshed and centered, something I feel has been lacking for a while now. My hope is that more women (and men) also experience this life changing seminar."
Financial Analyst Accountant, AT&T
"Thank you so much for inviting me to this great event. I had never attended anything like it, and usually shy away from big crowds. The way you set it up though, felt very comforting, the energy was great. I was very touched about certain people and made some great connections with likeminded women."
Associate Agent, Compass
"Thank you for putting on such a great event! My colleagues and I were engaged the whole day and left feeling energized! I wanted to share that I made a couple of great connections at the event who I am already engaging with in a meaningful way!"
Board Member/VP of Social Impact, One Light Foundation
"Thanks again for hosting the Aspire event. We loved every minute of it. We’re so glad we were able to come back again and just cannot BELIEVE that three years (well 2.5) have passed since our first Aspire conference in Chicago. We love everything that you do to make meaningful connections with inspirational folks really stick. We’ve already been in touch with a handful of fantastic fellow trailblazers since last week and really appreciate your making the magic happen!" -
Co-Founder, The Reflection Institute
"I left your event with a heart to LOVE, embrace and help those that God brings along my path. I left incredibly grateful with a very humble view of life’s intent to bring us TOGETHER. If we could all get beyond our internal focus and aim to follow those gentle nudges/silent calls to action. Thank you!"
Senior HR Business Partner, IMI CCI
"I can’t say enough good things. It was amazing and life changing. I can see why people came from all over the country and world to be a part of it. You are so inspiring and funny and know exactly how to engage a crowd and motivate them to dig deep into who they are. The Trailblazers conference was the boost I needed."
Business Manager, Community Action Partnership of Kern
"The entire day was full of AHA moments! As I shared my vision with amazing participants, they also affirmed what God has been speaking to my heart! Thank you for sharing your gifts, experiences, your family, and creating an opportunity for like minds to join forces."
Dawn K Helwig
Owner/Founder, Mutual Motivation
"The program was beautifully presented with the videos, attendee participation, music and your great style and charm. I will cherish the experience and remember the people I met and stay in touch."
"Thank you again for a creative, inspiring, thought stimulating, joyous, wonderful Trailblazers workshop the other day! I really enjoyed it and found it so differently useful than the other conferences I have participated in. I am using part of today and tomorrow to relive and review what I experienced and reach out to some of the contacts I made."
"It was very inspiring, very uplifting and nothing like I thought it was going to be...yes, it was focused on empowering women, but without excluding men, and I loved that."