Sophie Chiche
Founder and CEO of Shape House
Topic: Body Conscious, Earth Conscious

Sophie Chiche is a French-American entrepreneur, optimist, and sweat activist. She is the founder and CEO of Shape House, Los Angeles' premier Urban Sweat Lodge. She is also the founder and curator of, an inspiring online community dedicated to exploring and closing the gap between what's meaningful and what constitutes our daily lives. Sophie is fueled by the desire to share, stimulate, and inspire meaning. Her lifelong dedication to exploring the question of "why?" has taken her all over the world, where she has presented speeches and connected with movers and shakers from Ariana Huffington to Bishop Desmond Tutu. She’s written for several renowned international publications, served as an executive coach for high-powered corporations, and helped to craft business and social ventures of all shapes and sizes. In addition to her other accomplishments, Sophie has presented two successful TEDx talks, and co-authored the well-received book The Power of Personal Accountability: Achieve What Matters to You. In a world where time is always at a premium, she is an expert in creating spaces and starting conversations that drive people to seek wellness and pursue lives that are lived closer to their bones.