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KiP Conference comes to Fashion Island Hotel

The KiP Conference is coming to Newport Beach this summer. The KiP (Knowledge is Power) Conference is a speaker symposium that serves to empower teenage girls over the age of 16 by offering tools and insight as for what to expect as they prepare for young adulthood. 

Taking place on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Fashion Island Hotel, the conference will host guest speakers who will focus on topics including finance, relationships, personal safety, drugs and alcohol, wellness and self-preservation.

KiP Conference Marnie Pronger

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Marnie Pronger is the founder of the KiP Conference

The featured speakers are: Darleen Santore, a board certified occupational therapist, addressing life, leadership and mental edge; Jennifer Herdman, a licensed marriage and family therapist, talking about mental health; Cynthia Palermo, who has taught law, civics and careers at the high school level, addressing finance and budget; and Natalie Kopperud, a retired police officer who specialized in juvenile investigations and assisted the school district by creating plans for campus safety, talking about her experiences.

All women are invited to attend no matter if they are venturing off to college or embarking on a different journey. Regardless of the path, all guests are guaranteed to leave with a plethora of valuable life knowledge along with an in-depth understanding of how to comfortably and confidently conquer adulthood.

Hosted and founded by Marnie Pronger, the KiP Conference’s concept is to create and cultivate an educational experience for teenage girls as they prepare themselves for their life’s next journey with the hope that all are inspired to take on the world.

The fee for the conference is $125 with lunch included. To RSVP, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For additional information, visit

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