: Dina’s courses teach the lost art of entertaining out of the home to today’s modern, savvy homemaker showing how to apply professional formulas of event management. From birthdays to baby showers, holidays and weddings, Dina gives her insight and professional advice for planning the perfect event just in time for the holidays.
Dina redefines the term "Party School” as she shares her passion for throwing sophisticated, meaningful events and teaches the steps of designing, planning, and hosting any of life’s most memorable celebrations out of the comfort of your own home. "Dina Manzo is the picture of today’s modern, savvy homemaker. She has a great sense of style and a no-fuss, make-it-happen attitude that many of us appreciate,” says Cho Phillips, CEO and Founder of Lovegevity. "Dina’s ability to transform a home into a special celebration has very little to do with big budgets and more to do with the meaning behind every event.”
Students have access to each course lesson using the online student center, digital textbook, resource library materials, and video instruction from Dina. "I started my career by taking online courses while I was on bed rest and it really gave me the best of both worlds because I was able to stay home and learn what I needed to jump right in,” Dina said. "More than anything I hope to inspire others to do something they thought they could never do before this course, because life is about those special moments and special celebrations.”Instructor Description
: Dina Manzo, the youngest of 11 children, grew up watching her mother infuse creativity into every aspect of home and entertaining. After designing some of the tri-state area’s most prestigious homes for more than 15 years, Dina turned her love of design and attention to detail to the party scene in 2005. Dina’s blends her passion for style and making a difference into all that she does from event planning and design, to running her charity for children with cancer, to playing her favorite role of Mom to her daughter Alexia.
When its time to create events that make a difference, Dina is a master at her craft. Motherhood and her passion for philanthropy inspired her to proudly found Project Ladybug, a 501c3 non profit organization. To date, Project Ladybug has raised over one million dollars through creative projects and events to help children with cancer and their families.
Dina is also a mentor and teacher for those who seek to find the meaning behind event planning and design. Through her expert party planning courses, Dina’s Party School, in partnership with Lovegevity, she offers anyone and everyone the opportunity to bring both small and large events to life.
Dina also has great love for the care and protection of animals. Her two-legged rescue pup Gracie inspires her each day to be a dedicated advocate for animal adoption and rescue.
After appearing on season one and part of season two of the Real Housewives of New Jersey, Dina took a break to focus on Alexia, growing Project Ladybug, and also enjoyed two seasons of her own show on HGTV called "Dina's Party.” As she returns to television in season six of the Real Housewives of New Jersey she hopes to share some important lessons along the way. She thrives by giving her heart and attention to detail to all of her projects through the lens of spirituality and gratitude. Dina is fueled by a desire to share her own spiritual journey while inspiring others to do the same.
This program is compatible with the Mac OS, Windows XP, and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. You must be able to view Flash content to utilize the online curriculum. You will also need access to a computer with Internet access and emailing capabilities.