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East Bay Women's Conference 2024 - HerStory in the Making

The East Bay Women's Conference is a premier one-day conference with the mission to inspire and empower women from all walks of life. It will be a day filled with inspiring keynote speakers and opportunities to connect with others. The conference will be held on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024 at the Lesher Center for the Arts, located in downtown Walnut Creek at 1601 Civic Drive.

Reserve your spot now! Tickets are $325* (parking icluded), plus fees.

*$6 Lesher Center for the Arts fee will be applied to each individual registered.

Keynote Speakers

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Felecia Hatcher

CEO of Pharrell William’s Black Ambition Opportunity Fund, author of Genius Jam

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Allison Massari

Renowned Inspirational Speaker, Entrepreneur, Celebrated Artist

Kelly Swanson

Kelly Swanson

Award-Winning Storyteller, Hall of Fame Speaker, Hair Piece Addict

Event Emcee

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Joy Ofodu

Voice Actor and CEO of Joy Ofodu LLC, Podcast Host of Dating Unsettled, Emcee

Event Schedule

ACT ONE

  • 8:00 – 8:30 Registration
  • 8:30 – 9:15 Kick Off
  • 9:15 – 10:15 The Survival Guide to Being Human
    Allison Massari, Renowned Inspirational Speaker, Entrepreneur, Celebrated Artist

INTERMISSION

10:15 – 11:00 Speaker Meet and Greet and Book Signing

ACT TWO

11:00 – 12:30 EBWC Master Class A: Success Leaves Clues
Allison Tabor, Moderator, Founder, Coppia Advisory,
Panelists:

  • Dr. Dawnte’ Early, President and CEO at United Way California Capital Region. West Sacramento City Council
  • Pamela Galley, Senior Vice President and Area Manager, Kaiser Permanente Diablo Service Area
  • Kristin Manz, Vice President, Finance and Planning, PG&E
  • Karen McDonald Burkhart, Founder, Latitude Wine

 

11:00 – 12:20 EBWC Master Class B: You. Your Story. Your Impact.
Kelly Swanson, Award-Winning Storyteller, Hall of Fame Speaker, Hair Piece Addict

INTERMISSION
12:30 – 1:40 Lunch/Speaker Meet and Greet and Book Signing
Exhibitors/Networking

ACT THREE

1:45 Kyana Fanene, Vocalist

1:55 – 2:55 Genius Jam Felecia Hatcher, CEO of Pharrell William’s Black Ambition Opportunity Fund, author of Genius Jam

3:00 – 4:00 Who Highjacked My Fairy Tale, Kelly Swanson, Award-Winning Storyteller, Hall of Fame Speaker, Hair Piece Addict

4:15 – 5:15 Wine Reception/Speaker Meet and Greet and Book Signing/Networking
Exhibitors

 

 

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Be a part of the conference!

The East Bay Women's Conference (EBWC) is the premier women's conference in the Bay Area. The mission of the conference is to inspire and empower women from all walks of life. In 2024, the conference will be entering its nineteenth year. We invite you to join us as we continue to create an impactful and memorable conference for the attendees in 2024.

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Bob Linscheid - President/CEO - bobl@walnut-creek.com

Shawn Filardi - Programs & Events Director - sfilardi@walnut-creek.com

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