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Karin Thayer is the Founder/CEO of Fertility Planit -- a leading and totally unique resource in the family planning space. Fertility Planit connects people who want to explore all options for creating a family, with leading experts, resources and inspirational voices that can help them.
During a long and challenging journey with trying to have a child, Karin decided to "fly solo" into motherhood. Throughout her experience she yearned for a comprehensive online resource which could be customized to help her find the information, support and inspiration she needed to create her family.
Fertility Planit is the resource Karin couldn't find. It’s a double bottom line start-up that launched in January 2013 in Los Angeles. They produce an annual event featuring lleading experts and inspirational voices across fertility, family planning, health and wellness. The highlights reel from the first LA show can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/FertilityPlanitLA2013HighlightsVideo. The next show LA show will take place April 4th and 5th at UCLA.
Karin earned her BA at Smith College and her MFA at USC Film School. She is an experienced TV producer and journalist, producing content all over the world for clients such as the BBC, Discovery, PBS, MTV and Oxygen. Her award-winning films have screened at festivals including Sundance, Berlin, Telluride and BFI.
In 2010, after being told by specialists she would never conceive with her own eggs, Karin conceived naturally with a known donor. Her healthy baby boy was born in April 2011. She now wants to help make the path lighter for others.
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