2017 Women's Leadership Summit
The second annual MMASC/WLG collaborative Women’s Leadership Summit
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Check-in beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Networking Reception to follow
700 S Almansor Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
|Registration Rates|| Early Bird Rates
March 15 through March 31
| Regular Rates
April 1 through April 27
MMASC Member and Nonmember Online Registration
WLG Member only Online Registration
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2017 Women's Leadership Summit Planning Committee
Kristen Nelson, Chair, MMASC Desert Region Board Member
Alma Janabajab, Co-Chair, MMASC Immediate Past President
Amber Haston, Co-Chair, MMASC Orange County Region Board Member
Sarona Vivanco, WLG Financial Chair
Cheryl Hughes, WLG Central Coast Regional Representative
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||REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
|9:00 AM||WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS|
|9:15 AM||HARNESS Your Potential
Presented by Elaine Polachek, Assistant City Manager, City of Santa Monica
On March 10, 2017, International Women’s Day, Elaine was honored as a trailblazing woman in labor and business as the recipient of the OWLie award presented by Santa Monica’s Organization of Women Leaders. She will share how Santa Monica’s culture is particularly supportive of women attaining leadership roles. We will hear from Elaine the importance of harnessing your potential not only for your own career success, but also to inspire the next generation of women leaders in local government. This session will motivate you to set goals with intention and answer the call to make a positive social impact in the community you serve.
|10:30 AM||EMBRACE Diversity
Learn to embrace your unique self through an interactive discussion about our panelists' experiences in overcoming age, gender, management style difficulties, challenging circumstances, and changing office demographics.
|11:45 AM||ACHIEVE Your Goals
Knowing your goals is one thing, but how do you achieve them? Your afternoon is set up with an Executive Roundtable to help you delve into this question and provide you the opportunity to speak with leading executives from all facets of the local government profession about putting your goals into action. These movers and shakers are here to help!
|1:30 PM||RISE To The Occasion
Presented by Karen Pinkos, Assistant City Manager, City of El Cerrito & Cal-ICMA Past President
Learn how stepping out of your comfort zone to take risks and using challenges as opportunities can help you advance in your career and organization. Karen will share her career journey and how she has risen to the occasion by embracing the unfamiliar. Hear from Karen ideas for re-framing experiences to face change with courage. She will dare you to think differently about your job, your organization, and yourself.
|3:00 PM||THRIVE In A Complex World
Presented by Laura Minnich, Deputy City Manager, City of West Covina
|4:00 PM||Networking Reception|