Diana Wentworth, Best-selling Author, Keynote Speaker, Life Coach
Diana Wentworth, Best-selling Author, Keynote Speaker, Life Coach
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Diana Receives Lifetime Acheivement Award| The Future of Food | Why I Came Back to the World of Food




2018 National Speakers Guide

Click image above to download full PDF of the Guide. Diana is featured on pages 51-55. EXCERPTS:

You have, yourself, been a beloved keynote speaker for many years. What is your topic now?

"I am over-the-moon about my current topic of “Legacy.” I am grateful for all the ups and downs and learnings of my lifetime that led me to land on a subject that has such deep meaning.

Think about it! Everyone leaves a legacy! Yet few give the subject any thought.

In a moment of great serendipity, I met a gorgeous woman named Kate Zenna at a Women in Film event. She is a producer, director, and Emmy- nominated actress, and when I met her business partner, David Wolfe, I discovered the cutting-edge concept of Legacy Films. Now, for the rst time, because of the technical advances in digitization, we have the opportunity to preserve for posterity the meaningful events of our lives, our loved ones’ lives, and the stories of our business origins. All my audiences are excited and inspired when they learn of this new technology." www.ZennaWolfeLegacy Films.com


Diana Wentworth in 2018 The National Speaker's Guide

As a lifelong entrepreneur, what is your very best advice to pass along?

"The poet Rumi said:

'Follow the thread of what you truly love. It will not lead you astray.'

When we love what we do, there is a magnetic energy that draws all the right people and opportunities! "


August 8, 2018
7:00am at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach
www.InsideEdge.org for breakfast and program reservations

What is your legacy? What memories and wisdom do you wish to pass on? How will you do it?

Diana Wentworth - Legacy FIlms
These questions are increasingly important. Thanks to optimizations in technology we are now able to beautifully digitalize, archive and preserve our personal history through photos, letters, journals, family films and personal interviews. How might we gain perspective when we see our lives as a work of art? How can we mine the meaning of our life events for ourselves, our families, and for future generations? Let’s take a step beyond Elana Zaiman’s recent presentation on The Forever Letter. We’ll explore ways to capture for posterity the presence of family members and loved ones who are still with us, how they came to understand life, and what they feel has mattered most.

Diana von Welanetz Wentworth is the author of eight best-selling and award-winning books and the co-author of two books in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Film rights to her romantic memoir, Send Me Someone, were purchased by the Lifetime Network. With her late husband Paul von Welanetz, Diana hosted a long-running television series and founded the Inside Edge (www.InsideEdge.org), a breakfast forum in Southern California that has showcased the life paths and accumulated wisdom of 1500 of the most celebrated authors and speakers of our time.



February 16, 2018

Go Red Palm Springs 2018


Diana will was a featured keynote speaker at the Go Red for Women American Heart Association luncheon in the Palm Springs area on February 16th, 2018. For more information

At The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
71333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270United States

June 29, 2014
Diana is a featured guest speaker at The Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference

Diana Wentworth at The Greater Loas Angeles Writers Conference

Tips, Tricks and Success Strategies for Writing and Publishing"

Diana will lead us through her extensive experience as an author and address the following subjects during her Keynote Address:

• Why it is essential to work with a professional editor
• Pros and cons of seeking a traditional publisher vs. self-publishing
• How to use the techniques of writing fiction to write a compelling memoir

See the Sunday Schedule

May 20-21, 2014
Diana is a featured guest speaker at The California Womens Conference
Diana Wentworth at The California Womens Conference

February 10-15 , 2014
Diana is a featured guest speaker on Princess Cruise Lines
Take a cruise and support the American Heart Association!
Feb 10-14 Princess Cruise for AHA click for more info

Princess Cruise is a big supporter of heart-healthy living, in particular the AHA - American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization that works to prevent, treat and cure heart,stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. These diseases are rated as the nations No.1 and No.3 killers. Now making a donation is as easy as booking this special cruises, which launches Princess's new "cruising for a cause initiative" that donates from special designated cruises to the AHA in the name of the passenger.

The Feburary 10, 2014 five day cruise on the Ruby Princess, is the first of these cruises. It will sail the Western Caribben from Fort Lauderdale, roundtrip, stopping at Grand Cayman and Cozumel. On board will be many 'heart healthy programs' including

(a) healthy cooking demonstrations featuringCelebrity Chef Marc Bynum

(b) Dr. Kathy Magliato, MD, MBA, FACS a nationally recognized expert on heart disease in women

(c) Diana Wentworth the award winning author of "Chicken Soup for the Soul Cook Book" and "Love your Heart", she will be a speaker on board.

and lots more programs showing how to manage stress, diet, sleep and exercise.

A tax-deductible portion of each booking, from, $100 to $300, depending on the cabin booked, will be matched and donated, in the name of the person sailing, to the Heart Association.

And as this is also a Valentine's day sailing there will be themed programs including a special onboard 'renewal of vows'.
Contact www.princesscruise.com. email awaytotravel@cox.net or your own Travel Agent for more information and to make a booking. Let's support the cause to defeat heart disease

January 25 , 2014 - 12:00pm
Join us for a Heart-Centered Gathering (click image for more information)
Diana is presenting a Heart-Centered Gathering. Please join us (click on this image to download a flyer)

July 17 , 2013 - 5:30pm - The Center Club
"An Evening with the Author "

May 17 , 2013
Women's Wellness Day
Moderated "Your Healthy Heart" Panel


March 22 , 2013
Go Red Womens Luncheon
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March 1 , 2013
Orange County Global Women's Conference

Febrary 19 , 2013
"Life As A Work of Heart"

June 28, 2012
Les Dames D'Escoffier Event

Breakthrough to a New You! Reinventing and Redefining Yourself.
Join us for lunch and a Mini-Seminar with Diana and guest, David T. Fagan, former CEO of Guerrilla Marketing


June 22-24, 2012
Affiate Mastermind Group Networking Event

Learn what others are doing to make their business a raging success! Leave with your calendar booked full of affiliate events for 2012!

"Best of the Edge"
What's next? Exploring the Road Not Yet Traveled

Diana von Welanetz Wentworth has enjoyed a distinguished career as television personality, author, and, with her late husband Paul von Welanetz, founder of the Inside Edge in 1985. She is recognized as an authority on international cuisine, and was the first to be invited by Canfield and Hansen to write a book in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Twenty-five years later, she is in the midst of her largest reinvention yet. She invites us to ask: How can we make our elder years the most dynamic, vibrant years? What heart-calling have you yet to explore? She will share a range of possibilities for all of us and offer a sample of the world she and her husband Ted Wentworth are creating. www.DianaWentworth.com

What is the ultimate goal of engaging in spiritual practices?  
And what occurs along the path?

Don’t miss this unforgettable and intimate evening with Ted and Diana.
Immerse yourself in a "spiritual feast for mind and heart."

Ted Wentworth will share his life-long passion for higher consciousness and the results of having traveled the world to learn from living spiritual masters.  His career as an author and one of the country's preeminent lawyers has focused on human rights. He has appeared on Oprah, Donahue, and other national news programs.

Diana von Welanetz Wentworth, award-winning author, television host, and founder of The Inside Edge weekly breakfast gathering, loves to stir up an alchemical recitation of memories, mantras and mystical poetry she knows "by heart."

Les Dames D'Escoffier Annual Conference, in Palm Springs, CA

Through the weaving of the story of her forty-year trail-blazing career in food and entertaining, Diana reveals her discovery of the red thread of meaning behind it all. She invites each of us to take a heartful overview of our histories to glimpse the pattern our futures will reveal.

Diana von Welanetz Wentworth, a popular speaker, food blogger and travel journalist is the author of author of many award-winning cookbooks and coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Soul Cookbook. She was also the founder, with her late husband Paul von Welanetz of the Inside Edge, a visionary weekly breakfast gathering that for twenty-five years launched the careers of many of the most celebrated authors and speakers in the human potential movement. Her romantic memoir, Send Me Someone, was sold to the Lifetime Network as a movie-of-the-week. Download Conference Brochure

Let yourself be silently drawn
by the strange pull of what you really love.
It will not lead you astray.

~ Rumi ~


The Inside Edge Launches its 25th Anniversary Celebration!

  Tim Piering, VP and Manager of Engineering of Parsons Engineering Corp., helped Diana and Paul von Welanetz launch the Inside Edge 25 years ago. The question now: “What’s next?” When Diana and Tim met recently, Diana observed that “Act III” is the point in the play where it all integrates and comes together. The tools and practices in the third act present new possibilities for artistry and creativity to flower. Tim will discuss how to make Act III the most fulfilling, with “System Requirements” to design components for specific results, Jungian Dream work, completing our past, accepting mortality, weaving, as an Alchemist, a tapestry of balanced living.
Register online here



"The World of Food"
The Inside Edge Foundation for Education, Irvine, CA
register online: www.insideedge.org or call (949) 460-4242

Before Diana was Founder of the Inside Edge, she was well-established as the West Coast Martha Stewart, hosting her own long-running daily television series, “The New Way Gourmet.” Known as the “Traveling Gourmet,” she is the author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul Cookbook, The Pleasure of Your Company, LA Cuisine, Celebrations, The Art of Buffet Entertaining, With Love from Your Kitchen, and The von Welanetz Guide to Ethnic Ingredients. She will whisk us to the culinary corners of the world with a geographical guide to the herbs, spices, vegetables, fruits, cheeses, meats, fish and grains of the seven continents to add new dimensions to our cooking and eating repertoire.




Diana being presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by David Fagan, former CEO of Guerrilla Marketing:



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The Future of Food:

Is the Entrée dead? Small plates, Tapas and tasting menus are all the rage. Diana sheds lights on this phenomenon and why it is happening. (Click on play button to start video.)

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Why I Came Back to the World of Food

After years of hosting her own TV cooking show "The New Way Gourmet" and writing numerous cookbooks, Diana stepped out of the spotlight to start new ventures. Now she's talking about coming back to the world of food. (Click on play button to start video.)



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