How do you sustain a passion for your work? What advice would you give your 22-year-old self today? Speakers and panelists at the 2nd Annual Women’s Leadership Forum, March 10, from 8:30 am to 2 pm at Chapman University, will answer these questions and more.

Following a keynote address by Dr. Betty Uribe (Executive Vice President of California Bank & Trust and bilingual, bicultural, international speaker, coach, and international bestselling author of #Values), a dynamic panel of women from a broad range of fields will talk about the importance of collaboration and mentorship in the workplace.

After the panel discussion, attendees with have the opportunity to talk with the panelists and Dr. Uribe in more intimate breakout sessions:

Maria Ott“Urban Educational Leadership: Preparing a New Generation of Urban Leaders”
Maria Ott
Executive in Residence at USC Rossier School
Session in partnership with CALSA (California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators)

Fran Faraz“Peace Leadership”
Fran Faraz
Director, Peace Studies Program and instructor at Golden West State College


Diane Kahn“The Leadership of Giving Back”
Diane Kahn
Advisory Board Member at University of San Francisco


Theresa Esparrago Lieu“The Importance of Diversity, Equity, and Access in Leadership”
Theresa Esparrago Lieu
Senior Associate at Informing Change


Melinda Masson“Strategic Partnerships and Entrepreneurship”
Melinda Masson
CEO of Scripsense Inc. and Chair of the Chapman Board of Governors


Betty Uribe“Values Based Leadership in Business and Life”
Betty Uribe
Executive Vice President of California Bank & Trust


Shafiqa Ahmadi

Shafiqa Ahmadi

Shafiqa Ahmadi, Associate Professor of Clinical Education at the Rossier School of Education and the Co-Director for the Center for Education, Identity, and Social Justice, will wrap up the event with a closing keynote that brings home the day’s themes.

People of all ages, genders, and backgrounds are invited to attend. The cost is $30 for general admission and $15 with Chapman University affiliation.

See the event page for more details and for full speaker and panelist bios.

Registration closes on March 7, 2018. Space is limited, so sign up today!