Are you ready to put your passion and purpose into action?

The WIFA Speaker's Academy is a 60-day,  intensive-training-program that will help you define your goals, and improve your skills as a speaker.

With fellow scholars, you will work with a mentor to create portfolio-worthy keynotes along with strategies to promote yourself as a speaker.

BONUS: This course comes along with 2 ACE CEC's!

I'm ready to grab the mic!
  • It is a 60-day, mentor-led, intensive-training-program available exclusively to WIFA members. 
  • You will create the keynote presentations (and be our keynote speakers) for WIFA Vox. You will be part of a small group of students that participate in this program.
  • WIFA will feature and promote you as a keynote presenter for the WIFA Retreat.  
  • You will be interviewed on the WIFA Waves podcast during the course to talk about your goals as a speaker.
  • You will work with your mentor to create a portfolio-worthy keynotes along with strategies to promote yourself as a speaker.
  • Once you successfully complete this program, you will be included in WIFA’s preferred speaker list, and we will help you find speaking gigs.
  • Did we mention the Speaker's Academy course comes along with 2 ACE CECs?!
  • 60 days of hard work!
  • Every week  of the course you will have a deliverable to submit to your mentor for feedback.
  • You need to have 3 hours per week available to commit to the course in order to create the deliverables.
  • There is a supporting e-learning curriculum to support all assignments and briefings.
  • 5 mentor calls for feedback and to answer your questions.
  • Your passion and purpose put into action with your mentor and the WIFA community 

SPEAKER'S ACADEMY TIMELINE

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2022 Speaker's Academy Dates 

Speakers Academy will run 3 times in 2022.  Check out the session options below and download a course overview to get an idea of the timeline, deadline and course requirements!

All WIFA courses include  an onboarding week to get yourself organized before you have any deadlines.

February 7, 2022 - April 17, 2022

You can find the timeline, deliverables and planning in the week by week overview.

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May 9, 2022 - July, 17,2022

 You can find the timeline, deliverables and planning in the week by week overview.

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August 15, 2022 - October 23, 2022

You can find the timeline, deliverables and planning in the week by week overview.

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Lori Patterson

Founder & CEO Bootcamp Challenge ®


Lori Patterson is the CEO of VicteliB and the creator of Boot Camp Challenge® (BCC). Lori launched BCC in October 2001 with just 1 trainer.  Now the BCC family has grown to over 250 BCC licensees and trainers and the program is being launched in 21 states, woot!

Lori is a Master Trainer/Specialist for AFAA and an ACE faculty member and holds additional certifications with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and Wellcoaches.  Lori is also a National presenter at conferences such as Club Industry, the SCW Mania’s and DCAC.   Lori has shown her commitment to the fitness industry by training over 300 troops and cadre while serving in the U.S. Army, sharing her knowledge as a fitness expert with such media outlets as Fox 2 News and Livestrong, and creating the Boot Camp Challenge® app! Hoo-Aah!

What are you waiting for?

Step up, step out and let your light shine.  We got you!

Let's do this!