In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Attallah College of Educational Studies, will be hosting its second annual Women’s Leadership Forum with a theme of “Collective Lights of Leadership.”

We invite our surrounding community to join us and hear from dynamic women currently serving in leadership positions throughout the state of California. These diverse leaders from various industries, including education and the private and non-profit sectors, will share their personal passions, the importance of collaboration and mentorship in the workplace, and offer career advancement advice.

The Details

Date/Time: Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Conference Suite, Argyros Forum 209 ABC (map)

Price: $30 general admission; $15 with Chapman University affiliation


Sponsored by SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, the forum will include keynote speakers, a panel discussion with Q&A, breakout sessions with field leaders, and many networking opportunities. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Individuals of all ages, genders, and backgrounds are invited to attend.

Online registration will end on Wednesday, March 7 at 11:59pm. On-site registration will be available for credit cards and debit cards only. Cash will not be accepted at the event.

Keynote Speakers

Betty UribeDr. Betty Uribe
International bestselling author, speaker, and Executive Vice President of California Bank & Trust. A dynamic bilingual, bicultural, international speaker, coach, and international best-selling author of #Values, named by Inc. Magazine as one of the top 60 Business and Leadership Books written by women. Fortune Magazine’s Top 50 Most Powerful Latinas. A recognized authority on the psychology of leadership, organizational turnarounds, and peak performance.


Shafiqa Ahmadi, JDShafiqa Ahmadi
Associate Professor of Clinical Education at the Rossier School of Education and Co-Director for the Center for Education, Identity, and Social Justice. An expert on diversity and legal protection of underrepresented students, including Muslims, bias and hate crimes, and sexual assault survivors.


You may find additional details on the Forum, including a full list of speakers, on the event website.