Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
Young Women's Summit
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largest women’s business conference in Northern California, its unique programming - helps high school seniors and college-aged women expand their horizons and pursue the careers they desire by connecting them with successful, professional women eager to share what they know with the next generation of leaders!
Shifting Your Mindset to Create Career Success
This exciting panel of women with diverse ages, experiences, industries and backgrounds come together to share their insights about shifting those negative thoughts and behaviors that get in the way of your aspirations. Come to hear their truly inspiring stories and practical advice.
Change Your World Training - Presented by Girls For A Change
This workshop will train girls in the process of social change. We will explore personal passion and how we can use it to facilitate change, learn about a diverse group of change makers in history and
music, and walk through GFC’s 7 steps of social change. Girls walk away with the tools and resources they need to create change and take action!
Success and Your Brain - Presented by the Girl Scouts of Northern California
Your brain is amazing! Come join us for an interactive session to learn how what you believe about your ability to grow and change can empower you to help you reach your goals and be successful throughout your life.
A full day of leadership training and skill development that will prepare you to embark on a successful career including:
- Morning Keynote Session
- Interactive Workshops
- Luncheon Keynote Session
- Mentoring Programs with Business Leaders
- Career Counseling
- Afternoon Keynote Session
- Souvenir Gift Bag
ABOUT JENNIFER SIEBEL NEWSOM
Jenifer Siebel Newsom - Filmmaker, Actor, Advocate
Jennifer Siebel Newsom is a Filmmaker, Speaker, Actor, and Advocate for women, girls, and their families. Newsom wrote, directed, and produced the 2011 Sundance documentary Miss Representation which explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence. Newsom launched MissRepresentation.org, a call-to-action campaign that gives women and girls the tools to realize their full potential. Newsom is an Executive Producer of the 2012 Sundance Award-winning documentary The Invisible War and is currently in pre-production on her next film. Newsom is also the Founder and CEO of Girls Club Entertainment, LLC, which develops and produces independent films that empower women. As an actor, Newsom appeared in films and television shows including In the Valley of Elah, Something’s Gotta Give, NBC’s Life, and Mad Men. Newsom currently serves as a board member of KQED; a member of the Girl Scouts Healthy MEdia: Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls; an advisory board member of Emerge America; and an honorary board member of the International Museum of Women. Newsom graduated with honors from both Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Newsom resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, and their two young children.
Jess Weiner - Author, Self-Esteem Expert, Contributing Editor Seventeen Magazine
Jess Weiner is this generation’s ”Go-To-Authority” on women, girls, and confidence. Her company, Talk To Jess, LLC uses storytelling for social change, specializing in helping brands cultivate positive media and marketing messages targeted toward women and girls. Jess is Dove’s Global Ambassador for Self-Esteem and has worked with other Fortune 500 companies, notable non-profits, and educational
institutions such as Wal-Mart, Girl Scouts, Step Up Women’s Network, Time Warner, ABC Family, Yale, and Harvard. She is also an adjunct professor at USC in the Annenberg School of Journalism. She has authored two best-selling books, A Very Hungry Girl and Life Doesn’t Begin 5 Pounds From Now and is currently working on her third book helping mothers and daughters create ultimate and lasting confidence in their lives. Jess has been featured on Oprah, The Today Show, CNN and countless other media outlets. Her honest and inspiring columns have appeared in Glamour, Seventeen, AOL, and MSN; Forbes.com just named Jess “One of the 14 Power Women to Follow on Twitter”.
PANELISTS AND FEATURED SPEAKERS
Ashley Antaya - National Program Director, Girls For A Change
Tanya Beat - Silicon Valley Program Director, Girls For A Change
Sara Drakeley - Trainee Technical Director, Disney Animation
Marla Howard - Program Director, Girl Scouts of Northern California
Urenna Obioma - Junior in the International Baccalaureate program at Armijo High School; Member of the Fairfield Youth Commission, co-coordinator for the Fairfield Dream Closet.
Devanshi Patel - Undergraduate at Stanford University
Lakiba Pittman - Adjunct Professor at Menlo College teaching “Diversity In The Workplace.”
Cecily Mak - VP & General Counsel, Rhapsody International Inc.; Adjunct Professor, Digital Media Law at UC Hastings; Co-Author, Music Law in the Digital Age
Deepti Srivastava - Senior Software Technologist, Oracle Corporation
Heather Vilhauer - Volunteer Resources Director, Girl Scouts of Northern California