We RISE

The 12th Los Angeles County Women’s Leadership Conference will take place on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Downtown Los Angeles!

This year, the conference celebrates the journey overcoming life’s hurdles and our growth as individuals and as community, lifting each other up to reach our greatest potential. Whether it is the global pandemic or our own personal battles, we show up, are resilient, persist, We RISE from challenges and come out stronger. Be a part of our dynamic community as we empower our audience through stories and lessons to cultivate and inspire.    

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2022 Conference Program

Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell
Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell
2nd District Supervisor, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
Director Mark Pestrella
Director Mark Pestrella
Director, Los Angeles County Public Works
Amal Kassir
Amal Kassir
Spoken Word Poet and Activist
Dr. Deshauna Barber
Dr. Deshauna Barber
Non-Profit CEO, Army Reserve Captain and Former Miss USA
Marissa Orr
Marissa Orr
Former Executive at Google and Facebook; Best-Selling Author, Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, and the Workplace
Michelle MiJung Kim
Michelle MiJung Kim
Author, The Wake Up: Closing the Gap Between Good Intentions and Real Change; CEO & Co-Founder, Awaken
Stephanie Wiggins
Stephanie Wiggins
Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

BREAKOUT SPEAKERS

Cassandra Chase
Cassandra Chase
Business Strategist, Founder of Chase Consulting Group, & Co-Founder of Read Lead
Eve Lahijani
Eve Lahijani
TEDx Speaker, Nutrition Therapist & Owner of Vitamineve, Inc.
Hannah Said
Hannah Said
Manager, Diversity and Inclusion
Kiana Webb
Kiana Webb
Inspirational Leader, Motivational Speaker, Community Philanthropist, & CEO of Webb Family Enterprises
Lily Gibarac
Lily Gibarac
Ph.D. ABD in Organizational & Leadership Development, LPC
Lisa Haisha
Lisa Haisha
Speaker, Author, & SoulBlazer
Rita Boccuzzi
Rita Boccuzzi
Financial Expert, Money Coach, & Speaker
Rossana Jeran
Rossana Jeran
Meditation Teacher & CEO of Hello Computer, Inc.

Sponsors

PRESENTING

DIAMOND

PLATINUM

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

GIFT BAG SPONSORS

Angel Stadium
Annmarie Skin Care
Banish
Bioderma
Blue Shield
CAPE
Celsius Drinks
Crispy Green
DiversityComm
Drink Wild Wonder
Feminist Majority Foundation
Gogo Squeez
Greens Plus LLC
Hay House
Hensel Phelps
HI-CHEW
Jewel Straps
Johnsons Popcorn
LA County Library
PARTAKE
Raising Cane’s
Response Marketing and Mailing
Rosebud
Simply Gum
Smart Fit Girls
Sugarbear Vitamins
Unreal
UV Skinz
Yellow Co

DOOR PRIZE SPONSORS
BMW
Chipotle
Citibank
DAVIDsTEA
Diamond Veneer Travel Jewelry
doTERRA
Huntington
LGO Café
Malibu Wine Hikes
ONEHOPE Wine
Pacific Beauty
Raising Cane’s
STONEFIRE Grill
Tea Drops
Touchland
Vans
WundaBar Pilates
Yellow Co
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