Join pregnantish for their debut event in San Francisco, at the Sketchpad Gallery in SoMA, on Monday February 26 for an inspiring and insightful evening of ART + Conversation: Real Talk About Fertility.
Register today before tickets sell out at their eventbrite link: HERE.
After the reception where we’ll enjoy the gallery’s ‘Good Vibes’ exhibit (because – we can all use good vibes these days, can’t we?!), we’ll sit down and hear from the esteemed panel on how to best navigate fertility.
This conversation will be moderated by CNN and Glamour contributor Elissa Strauss, and will feature Relationship Expert & Founder of pregnantish, Andrea Syrtash, Reproductive Endocronologist Dr. Peter Klatsky from Spring Fertility, Fertility Specialist and the “Egg Whisperer” Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh and Wendie Wilson, CEO of Gifted Journeys and President at the Society of Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy.
Whether you’re just starting to consider ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) to start or expand your family, or you’re many years into treatments, this expert panel
will answer questions on how to best manage this (often stressful) process and maximize your success with it.
All participants will be treated to the gallery exhibit, wine and cheese and a special gift bag. Our goal is to usher in 2018 with GOOD VIBES and with the support of community!
Pregnantish supports singles, couples, LGBTQ, and all are welcome to join. This exclusive event has been generously supported by Alto Pharmacy, Sema4 and Upstart. This event has limited capacity and will sell out.
MODERATOR: Elissa Strauss
Elissa Strauss is a journalist and essayist who writes about women’s issues, primarily the politics and culture of parenthood and infertility. She’s a regular contributor to CNN, and her work has been published in a number of publications including the New York Times, Glamour, ELLE, and Longreads. Previously, Strauss was a contributing writer covering women’s issues at Slate and TheWeek.com.
Andrea Syrtash is a Relationship Expert and the Founder of pregnantish.com, the first online lifestyle magazine helping singles, couples & LGBT navigate fertility treatments and infertility. A regular on-air personality, Andrea’s hosted television shows for Oprah’s OWN and Fox; and regularly appears as a guest expert on TV and radio shows across the country. She’s the author of popular books including, He’s Just Not Your Type (And That’s a Good Thing) and Cheat On Your Husband (With Your Husband). Andrea is committed to breaking the taboo of infertility, and elevating the conversation about what it takes to start a family for millions of people today.
Dr. Peter Klatsky
Dr. Klatsky is dual certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. An innovator, passionate about improving public access to better care, Dr. Klatsky worked as a human rights activist in Asia and Africa prior to medical school. In 2016, Dr. Klatsky opened Spring Fertility with his best friend and partner, Dr. Nam Tran. Spring Fertility is committed to delivering the best possible outcomes with a new standard of care.
Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh
Dr. Aimee, also known as the “Egg Whisperer” is one of America’s most well known Fertility Doctors. She is a Harvard-educated board certified OBGYN, specializing in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility; but it’s her “Egg Freezing Parties” that put her in the limelight. Her belief is that true family planning should include knowledge about your fertile potential regardless of where you are in your timeline of starting a family. Her goal is to teach everyone how to become fertility aware and how to “Get Ahead Of Infertility.” Be sure to catch her Egg Whisperer Show.
Wendie Wilson-Miller has been working in the field of assisted reproduction for over 16 years. Her experience being an egg donor for 2 women who were cancer survivors fueled her passion to found ‘Gifted Journeys’, an egg donation and surrogacy agency. Wendie also co-wrote the book, The Insiders Guild to Egg Donation, which won a Gold Medal Be Franklin award in 2013 for its LGBT chapter. She co-founded SEEDS: The Society for Ethics if Egg Donation & Surrogacy. And, Wendie is also an executive board member of Parents Via Egg Donation and the America Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) LGBTQ Special Interest Group. She believes in respect and honesty when working with anyone on this path of egg donation and surrogacy.