Talk Show Host Chelsea Krost Honored Among South Florida’s Young Leaders in Philanthropy

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Krost co-hosts major women’s networking event with S.H.E. summit founder.

I was honored to have been the Millennial Influencer. - Millennial Lifestyle Expert, Chelsea Krost

The Unicorn Children’s Foundation recently selected TV & Radio Talk Show Host Chelsea Krost as one of South Florida’s Young Leaders in Philanthropy for her dedication to serving the community. Each of the honorees were featured in Simply the Best magazine and recognized at a special dinner ceremony at Jazziz Nightlife on October 21, 2013.

“It was so exciting to be honored as a Young Leader in Philanthropy amongst other incredibly talented and passionate Millennials,” said Krost, who is a renowned expert on Millennial issues.

Krost, who grew up in Florida, devotes much of her time to volunteering and has maintained involvement with The Unicorn Children’s Foundation, Africa Heart, Dream Sponsors, Inc., SOS Children’s Villages, and Girls for A Change, among others.

Based in Boca Raton, Florida, the Unicorn Children’s Foundation is dedicated to serving children and young adults with developmental, communication, and learning disorders through education, awareness, and research so that they can lead productive and fulfilling lives. Max Tucci, a long-time volunteer with the foundation, initiated Young Leaders in Philanthropy and serves as fundraising gala chairman.

“I'd always wanted to gather a dynamic group of young philanthropists, who are helping to change the community for the better—those who understand 'paying it forward.' My dream became a reality when Simply the Best magazine, Unicorn Children's Foundation, and Sarah Hassan all agreed to join me to find 10 Young Leaders in Philanthropy,” Tucci said.

“Of the 10, Chelsea Krost was one Young Leader that I nominated. Chelsea is an absolute example of the definition, and I was honored when she accepted. What Chelsea does for her community and the world is what all young woman should inspire to do. She is a voice for the voiceless and a helping hand. She is a shoulder to cry on and stands boldly in the face of adversity. Chelsea, alongside the nine other inspiring individuals, is not only dynamic but giving. Without them, my idea would have never become a reality."

Recognizing this, leadership/lifestyle expert and S.H.E. Summit founder Claudia Chan invited Krost to co-host a prominent women’s networking event that took place on October 17, 2013. The event was held at Dermalogica in Santa Monica, CA and the theme was “Falling Into New Possibilities.”

Chan constantly strives to empower women to lead their optimal personal and professional lives by sharing advice and stories from female role models through her 200+ women interview series on ClaudiaChan.com and her annual global women’s week event called the S.H.E. Summit.

“Claudia Chan is an absolute inspiration,” Krost affirms. “Her drive and motivation are contagious and the entire room was filled with dynamic women who felt that. I was honored to have been the ‘Millennial Influencer’ at the networking event and look forward to working with Claudia again in the near future.”

Krost was joined at the event by three fellow co-hosts:

  •     Victoria Pynchon- Author, keynote speaker, and consultant for She Negotiates Consulting and Training
  •     Jennifer Sprague- Vice President of Marketing at BGBGMaxAzria
  •     Kalika Yap- CEO at Citrus Studios

“An amazing group of women attended the event and truly enjoyed networking with each other,” Krost said. “This event was definitely the place to be if you are a savvy networker, up and coming business owner, or entrepreneur."

ABOUT CHELSEA KROST:

Chelsea Krost is an established author, executive producer, radio and TV talk show host, and Millennial lifestyle expert. To date, she has appeared on Anderson with Anderson Cooper, Wendy Williams, The Today Show, Good Day New York, and several other top media outlets. Her TV show is the first of its kind for the Millennial Generation. The show airs on WMCN44, as well as in Australia and the South Pacific.

When not working, Krost enjoys volunteering. For the past three years, she has been the Millennial Spokesperson for U by Kotex and has served on mission trips to Africa, Peru, and Joplin, Missouri. Most recently, Krost traveled to Kenya as a Social Influencer with Intel Corporation's "Intel for Change" program.

Krost also recently participated as a panelist and a judge at The Great American NO BULL Challenge Conference and Teen Video Awards, a global video contest and education program that took place in Los Angeles, CA on August 10. Attendees focused on various anti-bullying and digital responsibility solutions that can be implemented at the grassroots level.

To learn more about Chelsea Krost, visit: http://www.chelseakrost.com.
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