–  The Spa Mart and American Spa have joined forces to create two scholarships for the Women in Wellness Leadership Conferences in 2019. The scholarships, worth more than $2,500, will each include airfare to the conference, two nights’ hotel accommodations, a pass to the day-long event, and $1,000 to be used toward education. 

The idea for the scholarship came about after the first edition of American Spa’s Women in Wellness Leadership Conference, which took place in New York City in March. Teddy Lester, co-founder of The Spa Mart and a sponsor of the debut event, and Julie Keller Callaghan, founder of the Women in Wellness Conferences and the editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa, had a meeting to discuss ways they could work to further the cause of female empowerment and education. Thus, the idea for the scholarship was born.


“I was thrilled when Teddy came to me to ask how he and his company could support Women in Wellness as we grow and expand,” says Keller Callaghan. “The women who attended the first event left empowered and inspired, and I’m so happy we will be able to share the unforgettable experience in 2019 with two deserving women who may not have been able to attend. This is exactly what American Spa’s Women in Wellness Leadership Conference is about, and I’m incredibly grateful for the generosity of The Spa Mart team in supporting our cause.”

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