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Power of the Purse® 2018

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The mission of the Women of Vision Fund is to provide scholarships and educational opportunities for women who attend Flagler College. The Power of the Purse is the premiere fundraiser, and the proceeds from this event support those scholarships.

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Keynote Speakers- Meghan Toups and Lena Franklin

Meghan Klein Toups

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Compassion, holistic healing and higher consciousness are the tenets of Meghan’s approach to facilitating healing and wellness. She is an integrative psychotherapist and health coach, currently earning her PhD in Psychology and Consciousness. Utilizing various healing modalities, like meditation, mindfulness, nutrition and nature, Meghan’s work focuses on healing from within. She owns a health and wellness business with her husband called Merge Health, Fitness & Nutrition and specializes in the holistic treatment of anxiety, stress and depression. She has a special interest in maternity and working with mothers to overcome anxiety. Meghan's approach is "whole-istic" and she looks at each client from a mind, body and spirit perspective. Meghan leads wellness workshops, retreats and interactive classes nationwide. She has been featured as a health and wellness expert on various media outlets including The Dr. Karin Show, NewsTalk 1160 on The Jackie Wonder Show and Cobb Life Magazine. For more information, please visit

Lena Franklin

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Offering the ancient practices of mindfulness and meditation utilizing a fresh, modern voice is the essence of Lena’s work. As a Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapist, Meditation Instructor and International Wellness Guide, Lena will teach you that “to journey in inward is your highest calling.” Integrating Eastern philosophy with Western neuroscience, Lena’s holistic healing work is grounded in Buddhist Psychology, Healing Yoga and Chinese Energy Medicine in addition to psychodynamic foundations. Lena owns a mindfulness business based in Atlanta, GA where she sees individual clients, provides mindfulness corporate trainings, teaches personal growth workshops and guides meditation retreats around the globe. Lena is also Head of Content for Welzen Mindfulness Meditation App. Raised in a hybrid Buddhist/Christian household, Lena was introduced to meditation as a young child. Today, this mindfulness foundation has grown into a deep passion to guide others on a journey towards inner peace, emotional balance and a felt sense of wholeness. Lena has been featured in various media outlets including the New York Times, Modern Luxury & World Traveler magazines. You can visit Lena’s website to learn more about her transformative healing work and upcoming offerings:


Thursday, May 17, 2018


Grand Dining Hall
Ponce de Leon Hall
Flagler College

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Purse Silent Auction



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