Disrupting the Divorce Experience. Defining Your Next Chapter.
When faced with the life-altering reality of a marriage ending, everything seems dire. After encountering this herself, Sadie Bjornstad set off to understand why the divorce process is so isolating and clouded with negativity. What’s more, she seeks to establish clarity in how to shape life after divorce. Her research has led her to meet with women across the country and uncover common themes to their experiences. Now Sadie shares the foundation she’s created for navigating relationship transitions on a positive, connected path toward revival and renewal. Sadie is a veteran of healthcare marketing, with over 10 years of experience in professional pharmaceutical marketing. Sadie has supported brands that reach patients struggling with mental disorders such as bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder, and most recently, patients with IBD. Sadie is also the founder of the women’s network, XO Community, which focuses on bringing resources and community for those going through a transition in their relationship. Sadie graduated with a Degree with Distinction from University of Delaware, where she received a scholarship to play Division 1 volleyball. She later received her MBA from Roosevelt University in Chicago. Sadie is an avid beach volleyball player and yoga enthusiast. Sadie’s true joy comes from spending time with her daughter, working in the community, and being with her extended family This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx