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Annual Women & Careers Conference

The CSULB Women's Resource Center, in collaboration with the Career Development Center, University Student Union, Associated Students, ASI Recreation, and the President's Commission on the Status of Women, cordially invites you to:

15th Annual Women and Careers


"Dream It, Create It"

Friday, March 15, 2013

Online registration will begin February 14th.

Keynote Speaker

Commodore Shoshana S. Chatfield, U.S. Navy

Helicopter Sea Combat Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet


Lt. Nicole Alberca, LAPD

Dr. Amber Donahue, Quest Diagnostics

Sicola Elliott, Childcare Facility Entrepreneur & Author

Raquel Sanchez, Engineer, Toyota Auto Body Company

Natalie Torres, founder, LA's Prom Closet

Shelley York, Vice President/District Manager, Kohl's

The Women and Careers conference offers Cal State Long Beach students and alumni the exciting opportunity to hear a panel of successful women from various career fields discuss their career experiences and the factors that contributed to their success. Panelists will talk about issues such as their personal decision-making process, their challenges and goals, who made a difference in their lives and why, their mentoring experiences, and the balance they strike between their personal and professional lives.

Tentative Agenda

  • 8:30 AM Doors Open
    _Check-in, networking & continental breakfast
  • 9:00 AM Welcome
    _ Jazmine Contreras, ASI Secretary for Women's Affairs
    _Jeane Relleve Caveness, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Students
  • 9:20 AM Keynote Speaker
  • 9:50 AM Women & Careers Panel: Paths and Choices
  • 10:50 AM Break
  • 11:05 AM  Panel Continues; Q&A
  • 11:35 AM “ Financially Savvy” Workshop Natalie Torres, M.P.A.
  • 12:10-12:20 PM  Closing Remarks
  • 12:20 PM Door Prizes* and Closing
  • *Includes $450 student scholarship donated by P.E.O., Chapter FQ