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Julia Mancusa & Sara Holtz

Julia Mancuso

Alpine Skiing | USA

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Julia Mancuso is an Olympic Skiier who represented Team USA at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games, 2006 Torino Games, 2010 Vancouver Games, and the 2014 Sochi Games. Nicknamed “Super Jules” and often sporting superhero attire, Julia has always had a fun-focused, unconventional ski racing career, splittting her time between surfing in Maui and traveling the world chasing snow. Julia has captured more major championship medals than any other American woman in history, with four Olympic and five World Championship podiums. High vibes and positive energy are her motto, and Julia loves to share the stoke with her clients. She is an ambassador for the High Fives Foundation, bringing opportunity to action sports. When Julia isn’t on the mountain or in the ocean, she is focused on fitness, health and wellness. After overcoming three hip surgeries due to chronic pain, she decided to immerse herself into health coaching, focused on helping injured athletes. Julia has been a sponsored athlete for major brands like GoPro, Spyder, POC, and Stöckli. Her post ski racing endeavers include adventuring and sharing her story through motivational speaking at engagements such as the SPIRI Injury Prevention Symposium, Sotheby’s, Ciena, and HFMA conferences.

Sara Holtz

Founder & CEO | Client Focus/Advice to My Younger Me

MENTOR | IWF Northern California

Sara Holtz is passionate about helping women succeed in the workplace (and in life). Sara launched the ADVICE TO MY YOUNGER ME podcast as a "pay-it-forward" project to provide younger women with the tools they need to reach their highest potential. The goal of the podcast is to help them navigate a sometimes confusing workplace by drawing on the wisdom of women who have gone before. In each episode, Sara and her guest engage in a conversation about how women can thrive at work. Serving as virtual mentors to the next generation of women leaders, each ADVICE TO MY YOUNGER ME guest is an expert in her field who provides clear, practical advice to inspire and empower listeners. Sara comes to this podcast after a very accomplished career - for the first twenty years as a business lawyer and senior executive at Fortune 500 companies and then, for the past twenty years, as a nationally­ recognized expert helping women lawyers achieve career success (www.clientfocus.net). She is the author of Bringin' In the Rain: A Women Lawyer's Guide to Business Development. She received the American Bar Association's prestigious "Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award" in recognition of the impact that her work has had on helping other women succeed. She is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School. Sara lives in San Francisco, with her Havanese dog, Kirby. She has two 20-something sons who sometimes take her advice. Her favorite thing is a great conversation. Travel is also high on her list. And of course, she loves listening to podcasts.

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