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03 Aug: Women Leaders LA Career Panel 2021

CANCELLED

Sponsor Organization: Women Leaders Los Angeles

Date & Time: Wednesday September 22, 2021; 6:30pm-8:30pm PST

Location: PCT Towers, 222 North Pacific Coast Highway El Segundo, CA 90245

Moderator: Kimberly Freeman, Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer for the USC Dana and David Dornslife College of Letters
Panelist: Tara Hefter: President, Disguise
Panelist: Carrie Hernandez: CEO and Co-Founder Rebel Space Technologies
Panelist: Kimberly Kirksey: CEO/President, Kirksey and Co., Inc
Panelist: Andrea Servadio: CEO of Fitdog

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18 Feb: Women on Corporate and Nonprofit Boards: Lessons from their Experiences

Sponsor Organization: Trustees’ Council of Penn Women

Date & Time: Feb. 18, 2020

Location: Santa Monica Community College Santa Monica, CA

Panelist: Lynn Jerath, Wharton 1995 President of Citrine Investment Group.
Panelist: Julie Beren Platt, Penn 1979, Chair of the board of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.
Panelist: Sonya Sepahaban, Cornell 1982, CEO of OurOffice Inc.
Panel Moderator: Robyn Bew, Penn 1992, the Director and Region Leader for Ernst & Young’s Center for Board Matters.
Event Producer: Michal Clements, Wharton 1984, Insight to Action Managing Principal

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06 Feb: Women Presidents and CEOs Career Panel

Sponsor Organization: Women Leaders Los Angeles

Date & Time: Feb 6, 2020

Location: PCT Towers, El Segundo, CA

Panelist: June Pai, General Manager, Asia Pacific of Manduka
Panelist: Kathryn E. Jeffery, Ph.D., Superintendent and President of Santa Monica College
Panelist: Jessica Kirchner Flores, CEO, Impact Sciences and President, National Association of Women Business Owners
Panelist: Jenny Darroch, Dean of Claremont Graduate University and Chair, Women’s Administrators Management Education
Panelist: Judy Hackett, Founding Partner of Bryant Stibel
Moderator: Kimberly Freeman, Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer for the USC Dana and David Dornslife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences guided the discussion.
Event Producer: Michal Clements, Wharton 1984, Insight to Action Managing Principal

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20 Jun: Women Presidents and CEOs Career Panel

Sponsor Organization: Women Leaders Los Angeles

Date & Time: June 20, 2019

Location: PCT Towers, El Segundo, CA

Panelist: Stacy Stubblefield, CoFounder, Telesign
Panelist: Julie Eckert, President, International Plastic Cards
Panelist: Laurie Porter, CEO, Smog City Brewing
Panelist: Elizabeth (Liz) Leung, Marketing Executive, Epson America
Panelist: Emerald Archer, Director, Center for Women’s Advancement, Mount Saint Mary’s University
Event Producer: Michal Clements, Wharton 1984, Insight to Action Managing Principal

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12 Jun: Los Angeles Penn Women in Tech

Sponsor Organization: Penn Club of Los Angeles

Date & Time: June 12, 2018

Location: Santa Monica, CA Headspace offices

Panelist: Stella Latscha, ENG13, SpaceX
Panelist: Diana Zhou, WG16, Hyperloop One
Panelist: Meesh Pierce, W93 WG98, AutoGravity
Moderator: Shari Wakiyama, WG’04, President of Wharton Club of Southern California, Fandango
Event Producer: Michal Clements, W84, Insight to Action
Host: Sean Breckner, WG03, Headspace

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16 May: Blue Skies: Women in Tech

Sponsor Organization: Headspace

Date & Time: May 16, 2018

Location: Santa Monica, CA, Headspace Offices

Panelist: Lilian Haney, C’06, Director of Communications, AirMap
Panelist: Bhavini Soneji, VP, Engineering, Headspace
Panelist: Rebecka Zavaleta, C’13, Product Manager, Data Science, ZEFR
Moderator: Denise Winner, W’83, PAR’21, President and CEO, Winner Squared
Event Producer: Michal Clements, Insight to Action Managing Principal

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18 Jul: Changes are on the Menu: Gen Z on College Campuses

Sponsor Organization: Marketing to Gen Z Conference

Date & Time: July 18, 2017

Location: New York, New York

Panelists: Dawn Aubrey, Associate Director of Housing for Dining Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Panelist: Ken Toong, Executive Director, Auxiliary Enterprises, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Panelist: Rafi Taherian, Associate V.P., Yale Hospitality
Moderator: Michal Clements, Insight to Action

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07 Jun: Women in Entertainment

Sponsor Organization: Trustees’ Council of Penn Women: Women’s Career Networking

Date & Time: June 7, 2017

Location: Santa Monica, CA

Moderator: Fielding Edlow (C’95), Lemonade Productions
Panelists: Jennifer Gwartz (C’90), 20th Century Fox
Panelist: Meredith Stiehm (C’90), Cold Case, The Bridge
Panelist: Alison Hoffman, Starz
Panelist: Allison Schroeder, Hidden Figures
Panelist: Veena Sud, Cold Case, The Real World
Event Producer: Michal Clements, Insight to Action Managing Principal