Cyndie-Spiegel-is-a-born-storyteller–turned–writer.-She-is-a-beloved-inspirational-speaker,-author-and-the-founder-of-Dear-Grown-Ass-Women®,-an-inclusive-and-highly-relatable-social-community-for-women-35+.-She-also-wrote-the-best-selling-book,-A-Year-of-Positive-Thinking:-Daily-Inspiration,-Wisdom-&-Courage.

Cyndie-is-an-aspirational-voice-and-an-igniter-of-powerful-conversation.-Before-imploding-her-life-(the-first-time)-at-the-age-of-35,-she-spent-15-years-in-the-New-York-fashion-industry.-She-is-a-former-adjunct-professor-at-Parsons-School-of-Design,-and-Fashion-Institute-of-Technology;-and-holds-a-masters-of-professional-studies.-She-is-NYCAPP-certified-in-Applied-Positive-Psychology-and-is-also-a-trained-yoga-and-meditation-teacher.

Her-honest-storytelling,-vulnerable-self-inquiry,-and-penchant-for-swear-words-have-made-her-a-sought-after-speaker-and-facilitator-for-conferences,-brands,-and-organizations,-and-she-has-been-featured-in-publications-such-as-Entrepreneur,-Forbes,-Glamour,-Teen-Vogue,-and-The-Huffington-Post.-

She-currently-lives-in-New-Jersey-with-her-(very-handsome)-photographer-husband,-two-cats,-way-too-many-patterns,-and-an-excessive-number-of-houseplants.-