Alisa Clickenger, Leader – Women’s Motorcycle Tours
Leader, Women's Motorcycle...
Alisa is a world traveler, author, professional experience maker and confidence coach. Alisa's book Boost Your Confidence Through Motorcycling: A Woman's Guide to Being Your Best Self On and Off the Bike became an Amazon.com #1 Bestseller. In 2019 Alisa was named a Dealernews Top 100 Leader in Powersports and was also named to the Women Riders Now Leadership Board. Alisa’s personal mission is to support and empower other riders, particularly women, to be their best selves on and off the bike.
Wendy Crockett, Winner 2019 Iron Butt Rally
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Wendy’s powersports passion permeates every facet of her life. She is a factory-trained motorcycle technician with two decades of experience, the owner of a busy motorcycle shop, and an enthusiastic two-wheeled adventurer. Her greatest joy is long distance motorcycle riding, and after a decade of endurance competitions she recently became the first woman ever to win the 11-day, 11,000+ mile Iron Butt Rally. Recipient of the American Motorcyclist Association’s 2020 Bessie Stringfield Award, she loves to share stories of success and failure, trial and error, and how everyone can apply these hard-won lessons to improve the safety and enjoyment of their ride regardless of how far your journey takes you.
Porsche Taylor, Black Girls Ride Magazine
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Porsche is a passionate and accomplished motorcycle rider, with a background in historical research. Recognizing the need for representation of women of color in motorsports, Porsche became the Founder and Publisher of Black Girls Ride Magazine.
Maggie McNally, Director of Rider Outreach, Women Riders Now
With decades of riding experience, including sidecars for her children, achieving certification as an MSF RiderCoach and ASI ATV instructor, and years of being a dedicated volunteer - all after a serious crash at 21 years of age, Maggie brought a unique perspective to her position as the first female Chair of the American Motorcyclist Association's Board of Directors. Maggie has recently joined forces with the power team at WomenRidersNow.com as WRN's Director of Rider Outreach. She is passionate about exposing females of all ages to the many forms of motorcycling: road riding, track and desert/woods racing, recreational trail riding, charity events, rider education and safety, plus motorcyclists' advocacy/rights.
Andria Yu, Director of Communications, Motorcycle Industry Council
Andria worked as a newspaper journalist for 18 years (Newsday, The Baltimore Sun, USA Today) and got into motorcycling in 2001 to find a better way to commute to work. Her search for commuting options turned into a real passion for riding and for sharing the joys of riding with others. That lead her to her current role as director of communications for the Motorcycle Industry Council. She is now also a RiderCoach for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.
Indy Saini, Filmmaker, “Women in the Front Seat”
Indy Saini is a filmmaker and motorcycle rider passionate about adventure and travel, driven to increase the complex stories of women in mass media. Her short film directorial debut "The Lesson,” garnered international awards including Best US Narrative at the Women’s International Film Festival in Miami. Indy’s many years behind the camera has landed her work with master storytellers including Ang Lee and David Lynch on major Hollywood movies such as “Harriet,” “Gemini Man,” and “A Wrinkle In Time.” Her documentary work as cinematographer includes: “Soma Girls,” about education the children of sex workers in India that aired on PBS; "Women in the Front Seat,” and “Ice Bear,” a National Geographic Wild film for which she received an Emmy Nomination.
Pam March, YouTuber: VROOM GOPAM
Pam has ridden and loved motorcycles & scooters for decades and is a daily commuter in Los Angeles. Her YouTube videos cover mods, riding with Gizmo Biker Dog & more. She competed in the 2018 Scooter Cannonball, a strenuous, coast to coast, timed endurance challenge on a Vespa GT200. The day by day account of this wacky rookie Cannonballer's adventure can be experienced on her YouTube channel: VROOM GOPAM.
Sarah Schilke, WomenRidersNow.com
Sarah is an avid street and off-road rider who has more than two decades in the motorcycle industry under her belt. She originally got into the motorcycle field as an MSF RiderCoach and continued her career, working with several industry companies, including Hein Gericke, Schuberth, the American Motorcyclist Association, the International Motorcycle Shows, and BMW Motorrad before landing in her current spot heading SW-MOTECH USA. Sarah’s industry involvement includes being the first woman elected to the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) Board, the FIM Commission on Women in Motorcycling. She has received numerous leadership awards including "Powersports Industry Leader" by Powersports Business, one of the "50 Makers of Motorcycling" by Bonnier, and a "Top 100 Leaders in Powersports" by Dealernews.
Katja Rusanen, Story Coach
Katja Rusanen is a #1 best-selling author, spiritual mentor, success coach, and creator of the Client Attraction Story System, a step-by-step program for purpose-driven entrepreneurs to craft stories that attract ideal clients. She has worked as a supervisor in one of the world’s leading business banks and has been part of a team in a multi-million dollar coaching company that was named one of Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing companies in America. She has now dedicated her life to helping clients discover the power of personal stories and creating a business and life they love.
Annette Birkmann, Executive Coach, writer and speaker, OpenRoad – Finding your path
Debra Teplitz, Founder, Houston Area Women Riders
Debra Teplitz, a Midwesterner transplanted to Texas in 2014, when she looked for a women’s riding group and found none, she started the Houston Area Women Riders. Her mission is for women riders in the Houston metro area to meet, ride and build lasting friendships. She found that new riders were buying bikes but afraid to get out on the road. So, the addition to the mission was now to make these new riders confident to get their bikes out on the road and even teach them group riding skills. The group is now at 800 riders and new additions pop in every day. Debra lives in Humble, TX, with her husband, an MC President, and her 2 cats.
Long-time pillion rider who searched forever for her own ride, and finally found it on 3 wheels. A high-tech exec IRL, Bev loves challenging preconceptions about women, technology, riding, and life in general.