Each participant gets to pre-select which breakout session she wants to attend. At these sessions, along with nine other women you will learn more from the expert on the topic.


Join Meryl Cook for a session as she shares how she used writing and rug hooking as a means of self expression following her treatment for breast cancer. Learn how Meryl has used this experience to launch her new business through her healing mat series and her new book One Loop at a Time, a story of rug hooking, healing and creativity.

In this session Meryl will share practical tips for unblocking creativity, raising your hand to open doors, and creating a heart centered business and life.


Meryl Cook

Meryl Cook

Meryl spent 20 years in her business as a Homeopath and Bowen practitioner. Following her diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer, Meryl transformed her life and her business through writing and rug hooking. She stepped aside from seeing patients to make room for her new business.

Meryl’s mission is to inspire women to reconnect with their joy and creativity, with the little, sparkly, playful girls they once were. She shares practical steps to unblock creativity, work through difficult situations and find meaning in life again. Her mediums are contemporary rug hooking and writing.

Every year our Biz Tools experts share their knowledge with you in small group discussions.  These are women who are part of the Company of Women community or friends of our organization.  Please welcome and thank them for sharing their expertise with you.