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WIU alumna Lisa Mohl Kaplin, a 1984 marketing graduate, returned to her alma mater to speak about self-confidence and women's body image issues.
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Kaplin met with female student-athletes in two different sessions, and she met with with different groups, including administrators and coaches, to talk about how to motivate and communicate with this generation's student-athletes.
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Alumna Visits Alma Mater to Speak to Student-Athletes

April 6, 2016


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MACOMB, IL - - Western Illinois University alumna Lisa Mohl Kaplin, a 1984 finance graduate, returned to her alma mater to speak with student-athletes Tuesday, April 5.

Kaplin, who owns the company Smart Women Inspired Lives, spent the day at Western meeting with different groups, including administrators and coaches, to talk about how to motivate and communicate with this generation's student-athletes. She spoke with female student-athletes in two different sessions about self-confidence and women's body image issues.

"I'm was so excited to be back where it all started—in Macomb as a Leatherneck," said Kaplin. "My education and experience at WIU prepared me for a happy and successful life, and I will be forever grateful."

Kaplin is a certified life coach with a master's degree and doctoral degree in psychology. She has co-authored several self-help books and has her own book due out in May. Kaplin also works as a consultant and keynote speaker on various topics ranging from relationships, parenting, self-esteem, happiness and stress relief.

For more information on Kaplin, visit her website smartwomeninspiredlives.com.

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