About this Event
It’s our 3rd Annual International Women’s Day Event.
This year we’re exploring the truth of what it takes to find your strength and climb the ranks in your career with our theme of Becoming an Influential Female Leader.
Whether you work in a corporate setting or own your own business, with the strong backgrounds of these panelists, we’ll be diving deep into how you can assert, accomplish, and achieve your personal and professional growth.
Attendees can expect to hear thoughtful discussions around:
- How to speak up and be your own advocate
- Ask for the things that you need to be successful
- How to take steps that may be a stretch from our comfort zone but will add to the growth of your career
- Become clear on what your hopes and goals are
- Effective communication
- Fear of failure or lack thereof
- Resilience, how to get back up, dust yourself off, and keep going
Celebrate & learn from successful women in the business world as they share their expertise & advice.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: #IWD2020 #EachforEqual
- 6:00 pm – 7:00: Registration, Networking, Hor D’oeuvres
- 7:00 pm – 7:15: Opening Remarks
- 7:15 pm – 8:30: PANEL: Becoming an Influential Female Leader
Plenty of parking available on site!
Save $15 with Early Bird Admission! Sale ends February 7th, 2020
- Early Bird: $20
- General Admission: $35
- Admission at the Door: $40
The women on this panel have gone from intern to partner, student to teacher, local to international leaders, and more. With their diverse backgrounds, we’ll take you on a journey of awareness and strategic imperatives that will allow you the ability to open up and become your own advocate
OUR DIVERSE PANEL OF ACCOMPLISHED WOMEN INCLUDES:
Silvia Mah – President & COO of Connect with San Diego Venture Group
Dr. Silvia Mah, PHD, MBA, is the new president & COO of Connect with San Diego Venture Group and founding partner of Ad Astra Ventures, that aims to “get to even” for high achieving women. Dr. Mah is the founder of Stella Labs, an accelerator for women-owned businesses; founding member of Stella Angels, a female angel investment group; Investment COmmittee member of Next Wave Impact, a social impact venture fund; and an angel investor to over 30 startups who have diverse founders on the leadership team. Dr. Mah’s own success includes producing a globally-recognized podcast, She Invests!
Vivian Sayward – Founder & CEO of Vivacity Sportswear
Prior to Vivacity, Vivian held numerous positions in business development, marketing, and finance at Fortune 500 pharmaceutical and healthcare companies.
Vivian founded Vivacity Sportswear as a response to unmet needs in the marketplace. With no prior experience in sportswear, she built an apparel business thanks to her ability to bring together and lead a strong team of experts in design, product development and manufacturing.
Reena has a background in teaching and attended the University of San Diego, from which she graduated with a Masters in Education. She is in the hotel industry now where she helps her husband out running their business. She is also part of a blog named Chai Mommas, where 4 moms who love to guide and inspire a new generation of South Asian women to lead a positive, healthy, culturally infused lifestyle. Right now, she is in the process of opening up her own business in the Preschool industry which has been a dream for her since she was a child.
WEB: https://www.daysinnsanbruno.com, www.chaimommas.com www.charityforhope.com
Diana Park-Alford – National Sales Manager
National Sales Manager at RevLocal for 8 years, a Digital Marketing Company that helps Businesses get found online. Diana manages 200 Sales Consultants across the country and helps support all sales efforts.
Melissa Rautenberg – Co-Founder of Latin & Code
Melissa has been in the digital marketing industry for over a decade. She’s the Co-Founder of Latin & Code and a Strategic Advisor with The Agency Guy. Her mission is to help companies make smarter branding and marketing decisions based on their business goals and objectives.
WEB: http://latinandcode.com/ http://theagencyguy.com/
Morgan Graham – Partner & CEO at Experiences For Mankind
Morgan Graham is Partner and Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at Experiences For Mankind, managing the success of both client relationships and agency business including culture, project outcomes, and profit. She has spent her career developing thoughtful partnerships with colleagues at top brands of the world as well as up-and-coming companies. Morgan is working to generate more connection – including supporting local universities, active board member of Dent The Future, and hosting regular industry events.