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Diane Gage Lofgren and Margaret Bhola, authors of “Women I Want to Grow Old With,” are respected national and international speakers. Their entertaining and thought-provoking presentations enlighten audiences about the value of purposefully creating and sustaining female friendships. Diane and Margaret engage women with stories, insights, and practical tips for pursuing meaningful, lasting female friendships.The authors are passionate about women being intentional in their friendships. They share their personal experiences as well as those of the women they interviewed.Diane and Margaret are sought-after speakers for women’s conferences, professional associations, corporate meetings, chamber of commerce events, spousal programs, mother/daughter meetings, women’s groups, and more. They offer a broad range of presentation formats, including keynotes, panel discussions, break-out sessions, workshops, retreats, women’s circles, live broadcasts, and webinars.They cover a wide range of topics, such as:

  • Developing satisfying and fulfilling female friendships
  • Diversifying your friendship portfolio
  • Cultivating and maximizing friends at work
  • Dealing powerfully with pitfalls and breakdowns
  • Designing fun things to do with friends
  • Creating groups of friends who commit to Growing Old Together with Courage, Health and Attitude – GOTCHA!

Their sessions are interactive, inspirational, and fun! Participants experience an instant relatedness while engaging in topics critical to well-being, growth, peace of mind, and sanity!

Recent Presentations
Margaret and Diane have recently presented at the following:

  • San Diego Women’s Museum, San Diego, CA
  • Executive Women’s International, San Diego Chapter
  • Woodland Chamber of Commerce, Woodland, CA
  • National Charity League, Lafeytte, CA
  • Professional Business Women International
  • East Bay United Gals (EBUG), Oakland, CA

Speakers who changes lives…Margaret and Diane are funny, entertaining, and have that charisma that engages everyone. They are able to make you think of your own life and the importance of making active choices. You do not check out…it has inspired me to reach out to long lost friends. I would give them an A+++!!!

–Natalee Fairbanks
National Charity League, Acalanes Area
Chapter President

Diane and Margaret really have the right idea here. Life changes so quickly so why not be looking ahead and asking that perfect question: who are the women in my life that I want to count on, now and into the future. Thank you ladies for writing the book and helping us to ask the right questions!

–Ashley Gardner
Executive Director
Women’s Museum of California

Radio Interview
Hear the authors in these radio interviews:

Body Language Interviews on
Listen here:
Interview – Part 1
Interview – Part 2

Unfinished Business on KFWB News Talk 980
Listen to Diane Gage Lofgren and Margaret Bhola talk about “Friendship: The Key to Business Success” in an interview on CBS Radio’s “Unfinished Business” with Betsy Berkhemer and Rene Fraser.
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