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PAST EVENTS

Oakland Global Advisors Event

08/21/18

Join us in the beautiful Oakland hills as we build a community of advisors to propel the world's most exciting leaders forward.  

 

We are recruiting 100 senior leaders to serve as Global Advisors to support our Women Leaders for the World change-makers. Women Leaders for the World is a transformative leadership program designed to accelerate global impact for women leading courageously.

 

As a Global Advisor you will help Women Leaders for the World participants turn their vision into impact. And you will be part of an impressive group of influencers who are committed to women’s leadership and solving problems.  Please come to learn more and network with other Global Advisors!

 

Reception at Private Home in the Oakland Hills

(address to be given upon RSVP)

August 21, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Cocktails and appetizers

 

Hosts:

Marianne Jackson

Julie Abrams

Mary Hentges

Sheila Lewis

Kristen Revell

Soraya Wright

Mercedes Martin

 

Leading change is exhilarating - but it is lonely at the top. We all need a personal board of advisors.  And women who are leading, taking risks, and courageously elevating others, need your counsel. We hope you will join us!

How Women Are Changing Silicon Valley

08/21/19

Speakers:

Magdalena Yesil, Author, Power UP: How Smart Women Win in the New Economy; Founder, DriveInformed, Inc.; First Investor and Founding Board Member, Salesforce; Founder, Broadway Angels

Julie Castro Abrams, Founder & CEO, How Women Lead

Ebony Frelix, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy & Engagement, Salesforce.org

Sheryl Chamberlain, Executive Director/Chair of the Board, Hult Prize Council

Claudia Fan Munce, Venture Advisor, NEA; Member Board of Directors at Bank of the West/BNP Paribas, Best Buy, and CoreLogic; Chairwoman of the Board, Global Corporate Venturing

Elena Gomez, Chief Financial Officer, Zendesk; Member Board of Directors, Smartsheet

Dr. Cheemin Bo-Linn, CEO & President, Peritus Partners Inc.; Former IBM Vice-President; Board of Directors, Sphere 3d Corp, SNOMED, Evena Med Corp., Audit Chair of two public companies

Hosts:

Christina Bui, Chief Revenue Officer/SVP Business Development, Kranz & Associates

Sheryl Chamberlain, Executive Director/Chair of the Board, Hult Prize Council

Vivienne Hsu, CFA, Founder and CEO, LENDonate

Heather Jerrehian, Chief Operating Officer, Emtrain

JeanAnn Nichols, Executive Coach

Nina M. Quarequio, CPA, Partner, Marcum LLP

Julia Vax, Partner, Arnold & Porter

Corporate Boards Training | Session #1: Getting Started: Realizing Your Board Potential

04/25/18

Speakers:

Anne Devereux-Mills, Board Chair, Marchex; Board Member, Lantern

Shauntel Garvey, Co-Founder and General Partner, Reach Capital

Peggy Northrop, Media and Communications Consultant, Family Board Member

Nancy Sheppard, Founder & CEO, Women2Boards; Strategic Advisor, The Athena Alliance

Olga V. Mack, General Counsel, Startup Advisor, Author, Speaker

2020 Women on Boards Bay Area Leadership Committee:

Julie Abrams, How Women Lead – Managing Partner

Christina Bui, Kranz & Associates – Event Co-Chair

Mary Jo Potter, Healthcare Angels – Event Co-Chair

Vicki Tisdale, Qualtrics – Event Co-Chair

Cindy Worthington, Wells Fargo Bank – Event Co-Chair

Amii Barnard-Bahn, Barnard-Bahn Consulting & Coaching

Carol Benz, B|O|S

Laura Bushnell, King & Spalding LLP

Michelle Chao, Bertram Capital

Christy Consler, Sustainable Leadership Advisors, Inc.

Elizabeth Fastiggi, Farmers Business Network, Inc.

Randi Feigin, Arx Pax Inc.

Marina Gracias, VARO

Jeff Hodge, Bialla Partners

Kristin Hull, Nia Impact Capital, LLC

Elizabeth Hutt Pollard, Applied Silver

Summer Ireland, CrossCountry Consulting

Dr. Deepti Jaggi, Stanford Women on Boards

Sandeep Johri, Tricentis

Elli Kaplan, Neurotrack

Courteney Keatinge, Glass Lewis

Jennifer Kenny, jenniferkenny.com

Joan Kiekhaefer, US Bank

Rene Kim, Charles Schwab

Nicole Kontrabecki, Prosper

Reena Krishnan, TMF Group

Jing Liao, SoFi

Jamie Lin, Bank of the West

Jen McClure, Stanford Women on Boards

Wendi Norris, Gallery Wendi Norris

Rekha Pai-Kamath, TechWomen

Laura Provenzale, Advisory Board Member, Financial Leadership Exchange, Strategic & Financial Advisor

Kimberly Pugh, YurPath Solutions

Tet Salva, MomWarrior

Amy Schioldager, Finance Executive, Board Member & Strategic Advisor

Nancy Sheppard, Women2Boards; The Athena Alliance

Michelle Waite, Verbhouse

Leigh Wasson, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Gwen Wong, Trans Pacific National Bank

Amy Yang, Citi

Shelley Yim, Aon

How Women Lead Presents: Power Your Tribe Workshop

04/11/18

Speakers:

Patricia Murillo, Executive Director, Alternatives in Action

Christine Comaford, New York Times Bestselling Author of "Power Your Tribe;" Neuroscience-based Leadership and Culture Coach, SmartTribes Institute

Hosts:

Shefali Bhasin Billon, Principal, Lumina Consulting

Christina DeSantis, Partner, Impact Collaborative

Katharine Earhart, Principal, Alesco Advisors LLC

Mary Hentges, External Director, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

Sheila Lewis, CEO & Navigator, Ashton212

Maria Lemus, Executive Director, Vision y Compromiso

Mercedes E. Martin, CEO & Founder, Mercedes Martin & Company

Patricia Murillo, Executive Director, Alternatives in Action

Joanne Pasternack, Vice President, Community Relations & Executive Director, Warriors Community Foundation

Harriet Tubman Wright, MS, MA, Director, The Wright Resort

How Women Lead Presents Women's Leadership: Advancing Diversity in Healthcare Management

03/14/18

Speakers:

Olivia Ware, Independent Consultant

Lisa Suennen, Managing Director, GE Ventures & Co-founder, CSweetener.org

Ann Lee-Karlon, Senior Vice President, Genentech

Lisa Serwin, Co-founder, CSweetener.org

Lisa Carmel, Healthcare Startup Consultant & Advisor

Lori Lindburg, CEO, California Life Sciences Institute

Darryl Robinson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Dignity Health

Kristen Miranda, California Market President & Western Region Head, Aetna

Hosts:

Christine Armstrong, Head of Experience & Growth, January & SF Bay Area President, Healthcare Business Women's Association

Carla Brenner, Founder & President, HealthTech Women

Ann Garnier, Founder and CEO, Lisa Health

Julie Harness, Associate Director, Innovation Services, California Life Sciences Institute

Sharon Knight, President & COO, Hawthorne Effect

Catherine Liao, Co-founder and CEO, Blumio

Lucia Mokres, Biotechnology Entrepreneurial Consultant

Nupur Srivastava, VP Product, Grand Rounds

How Women Lead Presents The Inaugural Spotlight Awards Gala

02/01/18

Honorees:

Dolores Huerta, Si Se Puede Award

Senator Kamala Harris, Setting the Scene Pacesetter Award

Jessica Congdon, Changing the Narrative Award

Mistress of Ceremonies:

Mary Strutts, Head. Communications & Public Relations, Stanford Health Care

Moderator:

Jenny C. Flores

Head of Community Affairs & CSR, Bank of the West

Speaker:

Anne Devereux-Mills, Founder, Parlay House

Event Chairs:

Julie Castro Abrams, CEO & Founder, How Women Lead

Lisa Carmel, Entrepreneur & Startup Advisor

Maria Lemus, Executive Director, Vision Y Compromiso

Jen McClure, Managing Director, Consultants Collective

Vera Meislin, Independent Philanthropy Professional

Host Committee:

Mara Brazer

Alicia Berberich

Bridget Brennan

Caretha Coleman

Christina DeSantis

Heather Goodman

Mary Hentges

Marianne Jackson

Jacqueline Janssen

Reena Krishnan

Mercedes Martin

Nancy Murphy

Sarah Wagner Rayburn

Alex Roddy

Sara Robinson

Diane Wagner

Sherri Tull

Barbara Waxman

Elisabeth Waymire

Elyse Weinstein

Sponsors:

Anne Devereux-Mills, Founder of Parlay House

Linda Hothem, FOSart.org

Andalou Naturals

Bank of the West

Vera Meislin

Kaye Foster

Consultants Collective

Noni Allwood

Amanda Arch

Joan Barnes

Robyn Watson

Partners:

Mill Valley Film Festival

Breaking Glass Ceilings Featuring Magdalena Yesil

01/23/18

Featured Speakers:

Magdalena Yesil, Author, Power UP: How Smart Women Win in the New Economy; Founder, DriveInformed, Inc.; First Investor and Founding Board Member, Salesforce; Founder, Broadway, Angels

Julie Castro Abrams, Founder & CEO, How Women Lead

Mistress of Ceremonies: Ebony Frelix, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy & Engagement, Salesforce.org

Claudia Fan Munce, Venture Advisor, NEA; Member Board of Directors at Bank of the West/BNP Paribas, Best Buy, and CoreLogic; Chairwoman of the Board, Global Corporate Venturing

 

Hosts:

Carrie Perez, Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo

JeanAnn Nichols, Executive Coach

Tatyana Mamut, PhD, General Manager, Amazon Web Services

Ellen Wagner, Vice President for Research, Hobsons

Sheryl Chamberlain, Chief of Staff, The Linux Foundation

Nancy Sheppard, Leadership Team, Athena Alliance

Laura Provenzale, Consumer & Retail Strategic & Financial Advisor

Elaine Asher, Director, West Coast, Plum Alley Investments

Christina Bui, Chief Revenue Officer/SVP Business Development, Kranz & Associates

Julie Brooks, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary, Veracyte, Inc.

 

Sponsored By:

Salesforce.org

2020 Women on Boards

11/15/17

Speakers:

Mary Stutts, Head, Communications and Public Relations, Stanford Health Care

Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann, Head of International Personal Bank U.S. & Chairman of BUSA Holdings Servicing Inc.

David Chun, CEO & Founder, Equilar

Caretha Coleman, Principal, Coleman Consulting

Evelyn Dilsaver, Board Director, Tempur-Pedic, Blue Shield of CA, Aeropostale & Health Equity

Yumi Narita, Vice President, Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment, BlackRock

Leadership Committee:

Julie Abrams, CEO & Chair, How Women Lead, LENDonate Board - Managing Partner

Christina Bui, VP, Client Solutions, Protiviti/Robert Half - Event Co-Chair

Johanne Bouchard, Governance and Leadership Advisor to Boards, CEOs and Executives - Event Co-Chair

Mary Jo Potter, Founder & CEO, Healthcare Angels; Board Member & Vice Chair, NACD - Event Co-Chair

Vicki Tisdale, Director, Business Development, BDO - Event Co-Chair

Cindy Worthington, Senior Vice President Business Development, Wells Fargo Bank - Event Co-Chair

 Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann, Head of International Personal Bank U.S. & Chairman of BUSA Holdings Servicing Inc.

Alison Davis, Board Director, Fiserv, Ooma, Royal Bank of Scotland, Unisys

Sharon Knight, President and COO, Hawthorne Effect, Inc.

Jamie Lin, PMO Manager, VP, Bank of the West

Jen McClure, Steering Committee, Stanford Women on Boards

Judith Moses, Founding Partner, Evercore Wealth Management

Nancy Sheppard, Founder & CEO, Women2Boards

Fran Maier, CEO & Co-Founder, Babierge

DeeDee Towery, CEO, Proactive Business Solutions

Anne Devereux-Mills, Board Chair, Marchex;

Board Member, Lantern

Lisen Stromberg, COO, 3% Conference

Evelyn Dilsaver, Board Director, Tempur-Pedic, Blue Shield of CA, Aeropostale & Health Equity

Ranjana Clark, Head, Transaction Banking Americas; Bay Area President, MUFG/Union Bank

Coco Brown, Founder & CEO, The Athena Alliance

Paula Collins, CEO, WDG Ventures Inc.

Kirsten Wolberg, Board Member, Technology & Operations Executive

Linda Jenkinson, Co-Founder, John Paul

Jennifer Ernst, CEO, Tivic Health Systems

Amii Barnard-Bahn, Principal, Barnard-Bahn Consulting & Coaching

Summer Ireland, Director, CrossCountry Consulting

Leigh Wasson, Senior Director, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Angela Rastegar, Founder, Agora for Good

Carol Benz, Managing Principal & COO, B|O|S

Kelly Wilson, Principal, Ernst &Young

Paula Lazar, VP, Senior Credit Officer, First Republic Bank

Sheila Lewis, CEO & Ashton212 Navigator, Ashton212

Gwen Wong, EVP & Chief Credit Officer, Trans Pacific National Bank

Amy Schioldager, Finance Executive, Board Member & Strategic Advisor

Dr. Toni Brayer, CEO, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation

Betsy McKinney, Founder & CEO, It's Time Network

Hillary Wicht, Executive Voice Coach

Courteney Keatinge, Director, Environmental, Social & Governance Research, Glass Lewis

Nicole Kontrabecki, Deputy General Counsel, Prosper

Anna Binder, Head of People Operations, Asana

Julie Abrams, CEO & Chair, How Women Lead, LENDonate Board - Managing Partner

Christina Bui, VP, Client Solutions, Protiviti/Robert Half - Event Co-Chair

Johanne Bouchard, Governance and Leadership Advisor to Boards, CEOs and Executives - Event Co-Chair

Mary Jo Potter, Founder & CEO, Healthcare Angels; Board Member & Vice Chair, NACD - Event Co-Chair

Vicki Tisdale, Director, Business Development, BDO - Event Co-Chair

Cindy Worthington, Senior Vice President Business Development, Wells Fargo Bank - Event Co-Chair

 

Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann, Head of International Personal Bank U.S. & Chairman of BUSA Holdings Servicing Inc.

Alison Davis, Board Director, Fiserv, Ooma, Royal Bank of Scotland, Unisys

Sharon Knight, President and COO, Hawthorne Effect, Inc.

Jamie Lin, PMO Manager, VP, Bank of the West

Jen McClure, Steering Committee, Stanford Women on Boards

Judith Moses, Founding Partner, Evercore Wealth Management

Nancy Sheppard, Founder & CEO, Women2Boards

Fran Maier, CEO & Co-Founder, Babierge

DeeDee Towery, CEO, Proactive Business Solutions

Anne Devereux-Mills, Board Chair, Marchex;

Board Member, Lantern

Lisen Stromberg, COO, 3% Conference

Evelyn Dilsaver, Board Director, Tempur-Pedic, Blue Shield of CA, Aeropostale & Health Equity

Ranjana Clark, Head, Transaction Banking Americas; Bay Area President, MUFG/Union Bank

Coco Brown, Founder & CEO, The Athena Alliance

Paula Collins, CEO, WDG Ventures Inc.

Kirsten Wolberg, Board Member, Technology & Operations Executive

Linda Jenkinson, Co-Founder, John Paul

Jennifer Ernst, CEO, Tivic Health Systems

Amii Barnard-Bahn, Principal, Barnard-Bahn Consulting & Coaching

Summer Ireland, Director, CrossCountry Consulting

Leigh Wasson, Senior Director, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Angela Rastegar, Founder, Agora for Good

Carol Benz, Managing Principal & COO, B|O|S

Kelly Wilson, Principal, Ernst &Young

Paula Lazar, VP, Senior Credit Officer, First Republic Bank

Sheila Lewis, CEO & Ashton212 Navigator, Ashton212

Gwen Wong, EVP & Chief Credit Officer, Trans Pacific National Bank

Amy Schioldager, Finance Executive, Board Member & Strategic Advisor

Dr. Toni Brayer, CEO, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation

Betsy McKinney, Founder & CEO, It's Time Network

Hillary Wicht, Executive Voice Coach

Courteney Keatinge, Director, Environmental, Social & Governance Research, Glass Lewis

Nicole Kontrabecki, Deputy General Counsel, Prosper

Anna Binder, Head of People Operations, Asana

Supporting Our Sisters: Actively Supporting the Success of Women Leaders

09/27/17

Speakers & Hosts:

Amy Schioldager, Investment Executive

Andrea Dew Steele, President, Emerge America

Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker & Co-founder, 50/50 Day

Sasha Novakovich, Founder & CEO, Alchemy

Maya Tussing, Principal, Alesco Advisors

Tracy Ward, SVP, Investor Relations, Prologis
JeanAnn Nichols, VP, Sales & Marketing Group General Manager, Sales Enablement Group, Intel
Carla De Silva, Product Counsel-Capital, Square

Aliya Janjua, Director, Client Services, Advent Software
Lauren Aguilar, PhD, Diversity & Inclusion Partner, Forshay
Tyi McCray, PhD, Diversity & Inclusion Partner, Forshay
Noni Allwood, Vice President & Senior Fellow, Center for Talent Innovation
Deb Bitler, Senior Vice President, Group Compliance Business Unit Compliance Manager, Bank of the West
Nicole Mossman, Managing Director, BlackRock
Lindsay Bader, Government Affairs & Strategic Partnerships, Airbnb

Find Your Match: Board Development and Matching

06/26/17

Speakers:

Julie Castro Abrams, CEO & Founder, How Women Lead

Cynthia Nimmo, President, CEO Women's Funding Network and

Vivienne Hsu, Founder, CEO, LENDonate

Porcia Chen Silverberg, Founder, Chief Evangelist You Belong Here; Advisor, LiveImpact

Laura Ambroseno, Board Director

Nancy Sheppard, Founder & CEO, Women2Boards

Carine Schneider, CEO, Founder, WFF Connect

Safi Jiroh, Director of Programs LeaderSpring

Jenny Flores, Head of Community Affairs & Corporate Social Responsibility, Bank of the West 

Johanne Bouchard, Governance & Leadership Advisor to Boards, CEOs, & Executives

Define, Design and Deliver Your Personal Brand

05/16/17

Hosts & Speakers:

Pat Reilly, PR & Company

Hillary Wicht​, Executive Voice Coach

Mary Stutts, Comcast

JeanAnn Nichols, Intel

Barbara Williams Hardy, Oracle

Julie Castro Abrams, How Women Lead

Lisa Carmel, CSweetener

Shefali Billon, Lumina Consulting

Bonnie Dahan, Strategic Executive Advisor

Angela Dunkle, Creative Director

Sherri Tull, Brand, Marketing Consultant

Carla De Silva, Square

Christina Bui, Robert Half

Aimie Vargas, Zift Solutions

Jen McClure, JEM Consulting

Wilma Wallace, General Counsel Enveritas

Women in Politics: Taking it Back

02/16/17

Hosts & Speakers:

Aimee Allison, Sr. Vice President, PowerPAC+
Mary Hughes, Founder, Close the Gap CA

Rachel Hundley, Mayor of Sonoma
Julie Castro Abrams, How Women Lead
Jacqueline Janssen, Janssen Recruiting
Amanda Arch, Kasha
Stacey Kelly Egide, Andalou Naturals
Catherine Dodd, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
Christina Bui, Robert Half
Chris DeSantis, DeSantis Consulting
Kaye Foster, The Boston Consulting Group
Mary Ann Munro, Ashton212
Maya Lis Tussing, Alesco Advisors
Noni Allwood, Innovo21
Rachel Williams, Yelp
Mary Jo Willmore, Sarus Capital
Deanna Kosaraju, Global Tech Women
Hillary Wicht, Executive Voice Coach
Jen McClure, JEM Consulting & Advisory Services
Ericka O. Erickson, Marin Women's Political Action Committee
Heather Goodman, True Capital Management
Cathy Adams, CDA Consulting Group
LaNiece Jones, Black Women Organized for Political Action

Lisa Williams, Black Women Organized for Political  Action

Consciously Curating© Your Life: Navigating Middlescence

01/25/17

Hosts & Speakers:

Barbara Waxman, Leadership Coach, Author and Middlescence expert

Julie Castro Abrams, Founder and CEO, Bay Area Women Leader’s Network

Mary Hentges, Former Chief Financial Officer Inc., YapStone

Chris DeSantis, Founder and Principal at DeSantis Consulting

Mercedes Martin, Executive Vice President, Business Transformation & Innovation, Ashton212

Carrie Motamedi, Tech Marketing Executive

Jodi Morris, Founder, Connecting Growth Globally

Sheila Lewis, CEO & Ashton212 Navigator, Ashton212

Barbara Mark, Ph.D., CEO and Founder, Full Circle Institute

Wilma Wallace, Former VP, Deputy General Counsel, Gap Inc.

Betsy Strong, CFP, President, Strong Legacy Planning LLC

Marla Sofer, Head of Business Development, Xignite

Consciously Curating© Your Life, Part One

11/04/16

Hosts & Speakers:

Barbara Waxman, Leadership Coach, Author and Middlescence expert

Julie Castro Abrams, Founder and CEO, Bay Area Women Leader’s Network

Ruth Ross, Engagement Evangelist, Speaker and Author

Jeanette Zalder, Consultant for Technology Programs

Mary Hentges, Former Chief Financial Officer Inc., YapStone

Chris DeSantis, Founder and Principal at DeSantis Consulting

Mercedes Martin, Executive Vice President, Business Transformation & Innovation, Ashton212

Christina Bui, Vice President - Enterprise Solutions, Robert Half

Carrie Motamedi, Tech Marketing Executive

Melissa McVicker, Melissa McVicker Consulting LLC

Jodi Morris, Founder, Connecting Growth Globally

Sheila Lewis, CEO & Ashton212 Navigator, Ashton212

Barbara Mark, Ph.D., CEO and Founder, Full Circle Institute

Wilma Wallace, Former VP, Deputy General Counsel, Gap Inc.

Shefali Billon, Executive Consultant, Marketing Communications and Business Development

Understanding Her: Partnering to Propel Women Forward

10/19/16

Featured Speakers:

Noni Allwood, Managing Partner, Innovo21

Lee Caraher, Author; Double Forte

Lisen Stromberg, Author; PrismWork

Pop-Up Panelists & Hosts:

Valerie Wong, Index Client Coverage, MSCI, Inc.

Nikole Collins-Puri, CEO, Techbridge Girls

Isabelle Bicaci, Int’l Expansion Manager, Eventbrite

Emma Mayerson, Executive Director, Alliance for Girls

Nelly Montoya, Assurance Manager, RSM US LLP

Jessica Sharp, Account Executive, Salesforce

Elise Shelley, IT Business Partner, Symantec

Aliya Janjua, Director, Client Services, Advent Software

Noni Allwood, Managing Partner, Innovo21

Barbara Mark, PhD, CEO & Founder, Full Circle Institute

Elisa Chiu, Managing Partner, Pareto Impact Partners

Andrea Hedrick, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition, Gap, Inc.

Regine Labog, Sales Associate, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Breanna Zwart, Associate, Access Strategy, Google

Global Women's Philanthropy

09/14/16

Featured Speakers:

 Musimbi Kanyoro, CEO, Global Fund for Women

Cynthia Nimmo, President and CEO, Women’s Funding Network

Hosts:

Julie Castro Abrams, Founder, Bay Area Women Leader’s Network

Nancy Deyo, Senior Advisor of External Affairs, Rise Up

Stacey Kelly Egide, CEO, Andalou Natural

Christina DeSantis, Founder and Principal,
DeSantis Consulting

Jen McClure, CEO, JEM Consulting & Advisory Services

Marjorie Schlenoff, Founder, Teach with Africa

Lisa Carmel, Startup Advisor

Liz Hilton, Philanthropy, Impact Investing, Wealth Management, Consultant

Natalie Long, Global Product Management Executive

Barbara Bylenga, Founder and Executive Director, SHE-CAN

Elizabeth Malmborg, Vice President, Strategy - Higher Education, Sierra-Cedar

Katharine Earhart, Principal, Alesco Advisors

Amy Ko, Senior Vice President;

Private Client Advisor, U.S. Trust
Loretta Stagnitto, Executive Coach & Leadership Consultant, Corporate Edge

Money Talks: Boosting Your Financial Influence and Potential

06/21/16

Featured Speakers:

Maya Tussing, Principal, Alesco Advisors

Katharine Earhart, Principal, Alesco Advisors

Hosts:

Ai Ling Lee, Director Permanent Services, Robert Half Services

Aliya Janjua, Director, Client Services, Advent Software

Margot Golding, Former Executive Vice President, Wells Fargo

Carrie Motamedi, Tech Marketing Executive

Christina Bui, Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, Robert Half

Valerie Wong, Senior Associate, Index Relationship Management & Business Development, MSCI Inc.

Hollie Greene, Founder & CEO, JoyFoodly

Vivian M. Tsai, Senior Director, TIAA

Michele Hanson, Managing Director, Hanson Consulting

I Have Your Back! Promoting and Supporting Women

05/18/16

Facilitator:

Audrey Cooper, Editor-in-Chief, San Francisco Chronicle

Featured Panelists:

Katrina Dickson, Manager of Localization, Apple

Erin Gore, Executive VP, National Manager of Education and Nonprofit Banking, Wells Fargo

Kai Felton, Assistant Coach, University of California Berkeley Women’s Basketball

Discussion Facilitators:

Ai Ling Lee, Director of Permanent Placement Services, Robert Half

Lisa Carmel, Chief Operating Officer, Feld Direct

Julie Abrams, Founder, Bay Area Women Leader’s Network

Deborah Briones, SVP of the Associate General Counsel, Prologis

Jamie Thayer, Executive Assistant to the Office of the CEO, Prologis

Elizabeth Dunn, VP of Investor Relations, Prologis

Jenny Flores, Head of Community Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility, Bank of the West

Marily Mondejar, Founder, Filipina Women’s Network

Marie Bjornson, Learning & Development Manager, Prologis

Betsy McKinney, Founder and CEO, It's Time Network

Isabel Valdes, Isabel Valdes Consulting

Proud to be Ambitious

04/27/16

Facilitator: 

Katherine Noeson, Executive Management and Startup Advisor

Featured Panelists:

Kirsten Wolberg, VP of Talent, Paypal

Ranjana Clark, Head of Transaction Banking Americas and Bay Area President, MUFG & Union Bank

Ayse Ildeniz, Vice President and General Manager for Business Development and Strategy, New Devices

Discussion Facilitators:

Stacey Kelly Egide, CEO, Andalou Naturals

Emiko Higashi, Owner, Tomon Partners

Leslie Cariani, Senior VP, Talent Management and Employee Services, Spruce Finance

Lily Fetterer, Business Assurance Services Senior Manager, IT, Equinix

Sheila Ellian Lewis, CEO and Ashton Navigator, Ashton212

Rene Kim, Financial Services Executive, Charles Schwab

Thais Rezende, CEO, BizWorld.org

Carrie Motamedi, Tech Marketing Executive

Theresa Noriega-Lum, Director, BlackRock

What is it Really Like to be a Corporate Board Member?

06/21/16

Facilitator:

Teresa Briggs, West Region and San Francisco Managing Partner, US Board Director, Deloitte

 

Featured Panelists:

Kaye Foster, The Boston Consulting Group, Board Member: Agios Pharmaceuticals, Stanford Healthcare, Valley Care, Spelman College

Evelyn Dilsaver, Boards: Tempur-Pedic, Blue Shield, Aeropostale, NACD

 

Discussion Facilitators:

Wendy Beecham, Managing Principal, Korn Ferry, NACD

JeanAnn Nichols, VP of Sales and Marketing Group, Intel

Christina Bui, VP Enterprise Solutions, Robert Half

Nancy Sheppard, CEO & Founder, Women2Boards

Cathy Lego, Boards: SanDisk, Lam Research. Fairchild Semiconductor

Maureen Conners, President, Conners Consulting, Boards: NACD, Deckers Outdoors (former)

Marianne Baldrica, Corporate VP, NASDAQ Stock Market, Board: InnVision

Cheemin Bo-Linn, CEO, Peritus Partners Inc., Boards: Violin Memory, NetLine (former), American

Electronics (former)

Julie Castro Abrams, Boards: WorldWideWomen, Vital Voices, Women’s Funding Network, Bay Area Women’s Philanthropy Network

Kirsten Wolberg, VP of Talent, PayPal, Boards: Silicon Graphics, Inc., Jewish Vocational Service, YearUp, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Women in Power: Truth, Time and Trade-Offs

10/26/15

Facilitator:

Sally Thornton, Founder and Chief Curator, Forshay

 

Featured Panelists:

Toni Brayer, CEO, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation

Cynthia Nimmo, CEO, Women's Funding Network

Rebecca Maciera-Kaufmann, President and CEO, Banamex, USA

Cathy Lego, Board Member, Fairchild Semiconductor, Lam Research and SanDisk

 

Hosts:

Julie Castro Abrams, Managing Partner, Innovo21 and Founder, Bay Area Women Leaders Network

Amy Ko, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Amanda Brock, Program Director, Spark

Sandra James, CEO and President, Private Eyes, Inc. and 4506-Transcripts.com

Marla Kowalski Knapp, Senior Director, Partnership Marketing, Volta

Joan Varrone, CFO Consulting Services

 

Discussion Facilitators:

Laura Talmus, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Beyond Differences

Nikole Collins-Puri, Chief Strategist, Philanthropic Initiatives, The Women's Foundation of California

Wendy Beecham, Managing Principal, Korn Ferry

Dara Bazzano, VP of Finance, Controller, Gap, Inc. 

Culture Shifts and Systems: Incentivizing Women to Stay and Move Up

09/14/15

Facilitators:

Jeanette Zalder, Consultant for Technology Programs

Julie Castro Abrams, Managing Partner, Innovo21 and Founder, Bay Area Women Leaders Network

 

Featured Panelists:

Diedra Barber, Chief Business Development Officer,Scheier Group 

Mercedes Martin, Talent Development Executive Coach, Ernst and Young

Rachel Williams, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Yelp

Audrey Goins Brichi, Manager Diversity and Inclusion, Chevron

 

Hosts:

Christina Bui, VP, Enterprise Solutions, Robert Half

Theresa Noriega-Lum, Director, BlackRock

Melissa McVicker, Principal, Melissa McVicker Consulting, LLC

Marianne Baldrica, VP, Nasdaq

Jacqueline Wales, Author/Speaker/Master Facilitator, InnerFluence

Aliya Janjua, Director, Global Client Services, Advent

Mary Ann Munro, President and Chief Business Development Officer, Ashton212

Santalynda Marrero, Owner & Founder, SM Consulting & Associates

Amy Ko, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

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