Who are the Leaders this Conference is for:

  • WOMEN IN CORPORATE
  • PROFESSIONALS
  • ENTREPRENEURS
  • WOMEN LOOKING FOR THEIR NEXT MOVE

PROFESSIONAL AND FINANCIAL SUCCESS IS NOT ENOUGH…
YOU WANT TO THRIVE AND FEEL FULLY ALIVE!

Is this You!

You’re ambitious, high-performing and driven, making things happen, everyday and everywhere.
You’re aspiring to a life of abundance, joy, love and fulfillment. You want to earn more, live more, experience more, and have fun!
You’re committed to stay true to yourself, become a stronger leader and inspiring role model at home, place of business and community.

But the pathway to fulfillment and living the life you are aspiring to, can be challenging and difficult to navigate. Career, business, leadership, family, relationships and striving for work-life balance.

How often do you give yourself permission to focus on YOU?
How happy and fulfilled are you? How effective are you in exercising your own leadership?
How are you really doing?
When do you take the time to look back, assess where you are, and how you are making things happen?



Who are the Leaders this Conference is for:
  • WOMEN IN CORPORATE
  • PROFESSIONALS
  • ENTREPRENEURS
  • WOMEN LOOKING FOR THEIR NEXT MOVE

PROFESSIONAL AND FINANCIAL SUCCESS IS NOT ENOUGH…
YOU WANT TO THRIVE AND FEEL FULLY ALIVE!

Is this You!

You’re ambitious, high-performing and driven, making things happen, everyday and everywhere.
You’re aspiring to a life of abundance, joy, love and fulfillment. You want to earn more, live more, experience more, and have fun!
You’re committed to stay true to yourself, become a stronger leader and inspiring role model at home, place of business and community.

But the pathway to fulfillment and living the life you are aspiring to, can be challenging and difficult to navigate. Career, business, leadership, family, relationships and striving for work-life balance.

How often do you give yourself permission to focus on YOU?
How happy and fulfilled are you? How effective are you in exercising your own leadership?
How are you really doing?
When do you take the time to look back, assess where you are, and how you are making things happen?





THE WOMEN IN BUSINESS ACADEMY is a unique opportunity for you to take a deep look at the way you currently lead yourself, and how your decisions and behaviors align with your vision and goals.

THE WOMEN IN BUSINESS ACADEMY is a unique opportunity for you to take a deep look at the way you currently lead yourself, and how your decisions and behaviors align with your vision and goals.

JOIN US! Be part of a dynamic and supportive community of powerful women!

To build the life and success you want to live, you must be incredibly conscious of the choices you make.
The life success you visualize is Your North Star that keeps your choices oriented toward your end goal, and a lens through which to make all your decisions.

  • Why do you do what you do and what drives you?
  • How do you make sure you keep true to who you are?
  • How do you stay in alignment with your purpose, values and core beliefs?
  • How do you balance your aspiration for fulfillment and the demands of professional and financial success?
  • What is your life legacy?
WHAT YOU WILL ACCOMPLISH AT THE ACADEMY

Be inspired and empowered. Increase your personal power and inner strength. Raise your confidence in your ability to make things happen for the success you are aspiring to.
Develop your own strategy and actionable plan to accelerate making your vision for success a reality and thrive as a leader and a woman.

EXPAND YOUR NETWORK OF INFLUENCE.

There is power in getting together with other powerful women, who just like you, are standing up for themselves.

Announcing… The Women in Business Academy in 2024

San Francisco, CA
Sept 2024 – San Francisco, CA (Date TBA)
Toronto Canada
Oct 2024 – Toronto, Canada (Date TBA)
Announcing…
The Women in Business Academy in 2024
San Francisco, CA
Sept 2024 – San Francisco, CA (Date TBA)
Toronto Canada
Oct 2024 – Toronto, Canada (Date TBA)

Highlights of the 2023 Women in Business Academy

Highlights of the 2023 Women in Business Academy

Bernadette

Attendees listening

“Bernadette McBurnie Academy has been a profound awakening for me.Her approach, addressing the big picture of success, looking at all aspect of life is truly transformative.

Emphasizing the importance of aligning goals with the “big WHY,” the real purpose behind them, has been a game-changer.

Bernadette’s insights are life-changing, providing clarity and depth to goal-setting. Highly recommend for those seeking genuine and balanced life transformation.”

Julia Hartman
2023 Women in Business Academy attendee

Julia & Bernadette

IMPACT

Liza S.

“Bernadette is a force of nature!
She helps women to own their true power and empowers them with coaching and leadership skills. She has decades of experience helping professionals of all kinds transform their leadership and team effectiveness.
Her teaching is strategic, authentic, inspiring, thoughtful and actionable.
Her coaching through critical thinking and listening empowers women to prioritize themselves and create alignment in their lives.”

Liza Streiff - CEO Knopman Financial Marks

Director

“The entire experience has been very impactful, valuable and educational. Learning and building relationships with the amazing women in the program was very rich and powerful!”

Director Business Development

Elena M.

“Bernadette has a way of holding such a strong and safe container. Through every encounter together, I felt seen, heard and understood, coming from her genuine desire to support me. A huge part of the transformation that took place for me, came through the reflective and deeply insightful questions she would ask to uncover what was really going on beneath the surface.
It allowed me to dig deeper into my “Why”, emotionally connecting to embracing change and finding courage to take action!”

– Elena M. – Business Owner

Pamela F.

“Running my own consulting practice is very different from being in higher management in a hospital. Working with Bernadette was one of the best decisions I could have made. Her knowledge, empathy, honesty, business, and time management tools equals a perfect business coach for the serious business builder. Anyone serious about growing their business will benefit from working with Bernadette. "

– Pamela Frazier, RN & Healthcare Consulting

Sophia D.

“Bernadette is one of the most genuine and authentic people that I know. She is truly so kind and caring and creates a beautiful space where I know that I can be my authentic self, share my deepest struggles and fears and also my greatest dreams and ambitions.

One thing Bernadette said to me that really stood out and stuck with me was
“Nothing big happens on our own. And if our vision is enough that
one person can do it, it's not big enough”.

That inspired me to really stretch my mind to think bigger, push past the
limitations that I was facing at the time and take the actions I needed to.
I’m very grateful for Bernadette, excited to continue to work with her,
and would recommend her to anyone.”

– Sophia D. Aerospace Engineer - Entrepreneur

Sandra L.

“My life and career have changed drastically, since I have been coaching with Bernadette. With her help and trust in me I have flourished beyond what I would have ever thought. I recommend Bernadette highly. I can never repay her for all that I have grown and continue to grow. I am excited for the future and what it brings to me with continued coaching with Bernadette!”

– Sandra L., Regional Sales Manager

Sharon Y.

“Bernadette’s positive attitude and energy radiate through her teachings making a profound impact in my personal and professional growth. She has heart and cares about my well-being and success. Her core concepts and step to step approach has led to achieving my goals.”

– Sharon Yip, Pharmacy Owner

Madeline Z.

“The transition from Corporate Senior VP to Entrepreneur required a mindset adjustment. Bernadette’s coaching provided a venue with assignment, accountability, love and integrity that created trust early in our working relationship. I was able to disclose fears and break through barriers that had been roadblocks to my success, empowering me to propel my business to the next level. Bernadette excels and ranks with the top coaches that I had in the previous career in Corporate Leadership & Graduate Faculty positions! I highly recommend her as your coach!”

– Madeline R. Zaworski, MSN/MBA/RN

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MEET BERNADETTE

Executive & Team Coach. Women Leadership. TEDx Speaker.

“The challenges that women are facing today, unfortunately have not changed much over the years. I experienced and struggled through them, learned to stand up for myself and created powerful breakthrough and meaningful victories.

Women don’t need to do this alone, and this is why my commitment to be an ally and a resource to women is unbreakable.”

WATCH BERNADETTE’S TEDx Talk – THE POWER OF BEING SEEN

MEET BERNADETTE

Executive & Team Coach.
Women Leadership.
TEDx Speaker.

“The challenges that women are facing today, unfortunately have not changed much over the years. I experienced and struggled through them, learned to stand up for myself and created powerful breakthrough and meaningful victories.

Women don’t need to do this alone, and this is why my commitment to be an ally and a resource to women is unbreakable.”

WATCH BERNADETTE’S TEDx Talk
– THE POWER OF BEING SEEN

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    More about Aisling Blake

    Aisling’s story is a testament to unyielding determination, audacity, and the unwavering belief that women can excel in whatever they set their minds to. She’ll share stories of her bold choices, which often led to extraordinary opportunities and personal growth.
    Aisling was a force to be reckoned with on the squash court, but her journey went beyond the game.

    Aisling Blake is a former professional athlete who has embarked on a life journey that reads like an inspiring novel:

    More about Vivian Faustino

    At a young age, Vivian refused to be defined by conventions and societal norms. She embraced her strengths, found opportunity, and pushed beyond the doubts of others to forge a path to success.

    Vivian founded the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) in 2018, with the mission of making entrepreneurship education experiential and inclusive. CCSF was awarded the 2021 Entrepreneurial College of the Year by the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship.

    International Business Lecturer and Former Assistant Director, Center for Business Studies and Innovation, Asia-Pacific, University of San Francisco (USF).
    Award-winning educator who teaches entrepreneurship and international business at the University of San Francisco and City College of San Francisco.

    Vivian Faustino started as an entrepreneur while raising three kids as a single parent and building an 18y corporate career, in Asia and North America and serving in senior leadership roles.

    Vivian received the 2020 Canvas Educator-of-the-Year Award and 2023 Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award from USF and was selected as one of 2023 top five Female Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year by the Triple E Awards.

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    TORONTO, CANADA

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      More about Liza Streiff

      At 18 years old, Liza had a personal experience that deeply influenced who she has become and how she navigated challenges over the years.

      Liza Streiff is the youngest and first female CEO of Knopman Marks Financial Training, a company that has trained hundreds of thousands of professionals to pass their high-stakes securities licensing exams.

      In her three years as a CEO, revenue has increased 87%, the number of full-time employees has tripled, and the company’s scope has expanded beyond exam prep to high-performance training.

      Liza Streiff is a high-performance expert, passionate about broadening access to the financial industry. She is excited to be launching a new product line that will give more people the tools and education to get into the industry.

      On a personal note, Liza is dedicated to her family and has 3 young children.

      More about Susan Hensley

      Early in her career, at the age of 24, Susan had a painful experience, however it was a pivotal moment in her development as a leader. She learned and embraced valuable lessons that followed her for the rest of her life and influenced her journey as a leader.

      Susan Hensley had two very distinct and successful careers

      She’s currently a volunteer coach through Stanford Seed program, providing strategic business consulting and executive coaching for businesses in Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

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          TUCKER STINE

          Executive & Team Coach. Brand Architect.

          Tucker has worked with Fortune 100 companies, tech giants and global changemakers such as Microsoft, F5, Accenture, Azure, AWS and more.

          His career began in the advertising and marketing world through large agencies in Boston and San Francisco working on large consumer, food and beverage and technology brands, but ultimately life brought him back to Southern CA where he continued his love for helping companies tell great stories. In 2012, Tucker left the corporate world to taste the life of an entrepreneur and founded his own firm that focuses on helping leaders develop their purpose, create strategic action plans, and connect with their customers on deeper levels through transformational communication.

          Tucker holds a BS in Marketing and Business Management and an executive credential in Strategic Marketing Management from Stanford University. He resides in San Diego, CA with his wife of 22 years and their two teenage kids.

          BERNADETTE McBURNIE

          Executive & Team Coach. Women Leadership. TEDx Speaker.

          The first half of her career was with large multinational corporations, in cosmetics, banking and import-export industries, including L’Oréal, one of the largest Cosmetic companies in the world, BNP and Paris Indosuez Banks. She gained invaluable experience leading teams and successful projects in very diverse organizations and cultures, in Europe, Asia and North America.

          In the second half of her career, Bernadette became an entrepreneur and runs two businesses. She built an international health network and established her speaking and coaching practice, working with C-suite executives, professionals and business owners who are committed to take their overall success to the next level.

          Throughout her global travels and professional career, she has become passionate about empowering women around the world, diversity and equality, keeping our families healthy and protecting the beauty of our planet. Bernadette is blessed with an incredible husband and three beautiful children.