Contributors

Jackie Pilossoph

Jackie Pilossoph

Jackie Pilossoph is a divorce expert and the creator and Editor-In-Chief of Divorced Girl Smiling. The author of the novels, Divorced Girl Smiling and Free Gift With Purchase, Pilossoph also writes the weekly dating and relationships advice column, “Love Essentially”, which was published in the Pioneer Press, The Chicago Tribune and all other Tribune Publishing publications for 7 1/2 years. Pilossoph holds a Masters degree in journalism from Boston University, and spent several years writing feature stories for the Pioneer Press. She lives in Chicago with her family. Oh, and she’s divorced. Email Jackie at: Jackie@divorcedgirlsmiling.com.

Lisa Kaplin

Lisa Kaplin

Lisa Kaplin, Psy. D., CPC is a professional certified life and executive coach, psychologist, and professional speaker. She helps people tackle that “One day I’ll do this and then I’ll be happy” goal, today.  You can reach Lisa at Lisa@lisakaplin.com or lisakaplin.com

Wendy Sterling

Wendy Sterling

Wendy Sterling is a divorce expert and a Divorce Recovery Specialist, a certified life coach, writer, author and speaker who founded of The Divorce Rehab™. Wendy helps divorced women remember who they are and what they are capable of by ending their pity party, mourning their marriage and MOVING FORWARD with dignity to see how much better life is afterwards. A graduate of UCLA and The Co-Active Training Institute, Wendy is also a divorced single mom who has transformed her own life from Corporate America employee to entrepreneur. To connect with Wendy you can email her at wendy@wendysterling.net, or visit her website at wendysterling.net.

Amy Lee Kite

Amy Lee Kite

Amy Lee Kite is an author, blogger, poet and editor. She received her master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism and has had numerous articles published over the years. Amy has always turned to writing to work through anything that is happening in her life, including her parents’ divorce and her own divorce. She has published three children’s books on tough topics, including “Divorce: What About Me?” Her most recent book, “Goodbye, Gus” is about the loss of a pet. Her books are available on her website and on Amazon. To learn more about Amy, visit her website: www.amyleekite.com; follow her poetry and writing on her Instagram account: @amyleewrites and follow her on Facebook.

Andrea Javor

Andrea Javor

Andrea Javor is a Certified Divorce Coach and founder of Happily Better After, which offers one-on-one divorce coaching.  Her mission is to bring sanity to the process of divorce, saving clients time, money, and energy, so they have what they need to create a life they love living.  Andrea works with people considering divorce, in the middle of the process, and those who are post-divorce.  She has a sweet spot in helping families affected by mental illness.  Andrea’s coaching business mirrors what she learned after going through two divorces of her own: It’s not what happens to us, it’s how we handle it. To learn more or to work with her, visit her website.

EPWNG Members

EPWNG Members

The Exclusive Professional Women’s Networking Group (EPWNG) is an all-women’s organization consisting of top-notch women who work in a wide variety of professions. Members belong for the purpose of networking, growing their businesses, learning and socializing. Launched by Financial Advisor Wendy Baum in 2009, EPWNG has engaged over 400 members with four branches in the Chicagoland area, Phoenix, AZ, as well as a virtual national branch. To learn more about EPWNG, or if you are thinking about joining and would like to attend a meeting, visit the site.