Past Events

Empowered Women in Digital – INTL Women’s Day Event

It’s 2018 – Get empowered with San Diego’s premier marketing club – Network with other entrepreneurs and marketers – Learn the secrets to living a better life at our March 8th Event.

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Mark you calendars everyone – Thursday, March 8th is International Women’s Day!

To commemorate this special day, The SoCal Marketing Club is teaming up with The Creative Hustler Podcast to bring you “Empowered Women in Digital 2018”

We’ve assembled a panel of some of SoCal’s most dynamic female solopreneurs; from sales and strategy, to operations and technology

What’s in store…

– How persistentance can afford you opportunities others would miss out on

– Unfiltered stories on owning/selling your business as a female entrepreneur

– Creating real value with every interaction

– Getting and staying focused on your business

– A roadmap for guiding you to the right people and right resources for your business

…and more.

Who to expect



Michelle Weinstein – The Pitch Queen



Maresa Friedman – The Executive Cat Herder



Mia Rene Davies – Mia Davies, llc



Melissa Rautenberg – The Creative Hustler / The Agency 

The Creative Hustler

Special guest and pre-party host

The Creative Hustler Podcast
The Creative Hustler Podcast Join Steven & Melissa as they celebrate the creative entrepreneur lifestyle by taking a peek into how the most successful and creative badasses stay balanced while growing their businesses, traveling the world, and attempting to enjoy every moment of the journey.


The Panel

Michelle Weinstein – The Pitch Queen

This time-tested entrepreneur has the unique ability to help you immediately identify business strengths to create a unique plan of action. More importantly, she helps you zero in on the hidden trip wires that keep you from achieving your financial dreams. Michelle has knocked down the doors and impressed CEO’s at many billion dollar companies. Her relentless pursuit towards buyers at Costco Wholesale earned her coveted shelf space that also led to national deals with The Vitamin Shoppe.

Maresa Friedman – The Executive Cat Herder

Maresa Friedman is a high impact strategist that works with brands, executives, of all ages. Known for her direct no bs attitude, GSD mentality and her ability to wrangle board rooms into submission. Maresa spends her days on the road as a speaker for a Google, and recently partnered with Forbes Education to get simple tactics she coined like Microtasking to help the masses GSD. In 2017, as the San Diego Wix Ambassador – Maresa led the a series free workshops & education for startups and entrepreneurs to build their web presence, more than 50 entrepreneurs got their sites off the ground. Named in the top 1% of Social Sellers on LinkedIn and voted Best of Strategy for LinkedIn ProFinder she also spearheaded a non profit competition that Forbes called “A one of a kind Non Profit Event”. When she isn’t on the road she is known by those closest to her by her other two titles – Wife & Mom.
@MaresaFriedman ‏

Mia Rene Davies – Mia Davies, llc
Mia Rene is the host of the podcast God Centered Success on iTunes. She has generated over a million dollars in online revenue and her company now serves women entrepreneurs who want to leverage the internet to build purpose driven business while keeping God first. 

Melissa Rautenberg – The Creative Hustler / The Agency Guy
Melissa is a Strategic Advisor for The Agency Guy; a business consultancy referring brands of all sizes to the right marketing firm based on capabilities, culture, and strategy, the Co-host of The Creative Hustler podcast; a resource for new and budding entrepreneurs, and the Co-founder of Latin & Code, where her husband and business partner handle a handful of branding and digital marketing clients in an interim CMO capacity. Follow Melissa on Twitter at @rautenbergmj.

Event Sponsors

SEMrush, The Agency Guy, Wix, Holonis, The Creative Hustler, University of San Diego, Skrewball, ZD Design, WorkHero

When & Where

March 8, 2018

Loading Dock
2400 Kettner Boulevard, Suite 110
San Diego, CA 92101


6:00 – 7:00pm
Networking Pre-Party
7:00 – 7:15pm
Welcome and Intro
7:15 – 8:30pm
Experts Panel


Early Bird: $15
Standard Admissions: $20
At the Door: $25


Street Parking Available.  Not too bad around 6:00.


GRUB: Apps and picky food included with entry

DRINK TICKETS: Included with entry