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Program Schedule

TIME
WHAT
 
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Networking Breakfast
 
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks

Welcome and Inspiration
Dr. Ann McElaney-Johnson, President, Mount St. Mary's College

Keynote Speaker
Susan Feniger, Chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, radio and TV personality Co-Chef/Owner, Border Grill Restaurants
 
9:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Break


 
 
Session
Session
 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
The Language of Leadership
Lori Mackenzie, Executive Director of Stanford University's Clayman Institute on Gender Research
Beyond the Boys Club: Achieving Career Success in Male-Dominated Fields (Panel)
Annie Chu, founding principal of CHU+GOODING Architects

Judge Michelle Williams Court, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
 
Carolyn DeVinny, Consultant, Commute & Emission Reduction

Jennifer Ferro, general manager of KCRW

Moderator: Tess Vigeland, Award-Winning Journalist and CEO, Tess Vigeland Productions 
 
 
11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Break
 
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
The Dynamics of Hyper-Effective Teams
Lori N. Mackenzie, Executive Director of Stanford University's Clayman Institute on Gender Research
It’s Never Too Late To Be What You Might Have Been
BJ Gallagher, inspirational author and speaker
 
12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch, Meet and Greet, Book Sale and Signings
 
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Conflict Management: Tools for Successful Leaders
Joumana Silyan-Saba, Senior Policy Analyst for the City of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission
Communicate with Confidence: Gain Credibility and Influence
Sande Smith, Senior Director of Communications and Advocacy, Women’s Foundation of California
 
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Meet and Greet, Book Sale and Signing