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2024 Speakers

Explore the 2024 CA Conference for Women speaker lineup featuring Jacinda Ardern, Dr. Brené Brown, Dr. Joy Buolamwini and Jennifer Siebel Newsom.

Keynotes Program

Jacinda Ardern

Keynote Speaker | Prime Minister, New Zealand (2017-2023); Senior Fellow, Harvard University; Special Envoy, Christchurch Call to Action; Board Member, The Earthshot Prize ...
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Dr. Brené Brown

Keynote Speaker | Researcher & Storyteller ...
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Dr. Joy Buolamwini

Keynote Speaker | Artificial Intelligence Expert, Artist & Founder, Algorithmic Justice League ...
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Lulu Garcia-Navarro

Moderator | Opinion Section Host & Writer, The New York Times, podcast Host, First Person & former NPR Journalist ...
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Kristen Kish

Keynote Speaker | Chef/Partner of Arlo Grey, Host of Bravo’s Top Chef, Producer & Author ...
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Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Keynote Speaker | First Partner of California, Co-Founder of California Partners Project, Founder of the Representation Project, Award-Winning Filmmaker & Mother of Four ...
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Special Guests

Mary Bui-Pham

Introduction| VP, Business Technology, Indeed and California Conference for Women ...
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Sharon Mandell

Sharon Mandell

Introduction| SVP, Chief Information Officer, Juniper Networks ...
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Teena Piccione

Introduction | Senior Director, Google ...
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Rebecca Stone

Introduction | SVP, Customer Solutions Marketing, Cisco and California Conference ...
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Janelle Wang

EMCEE| News Anchor, NBC Bay Area ...
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Hillary Weingast

Welcome | VP, Deputy General Counsel and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, ...
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Session 1 Program Offerings | 8:45-9:45am

Holly Martinez

Executive Mentor | That's a Good Question: Navigating Board Dynamics ...
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Iman Abbasi

Executive Mentor | That's a Good Question: Getting to the Next Level ...
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Kim Christfort

Learning Stage | Demystifying Breakthrough: 10 Principles to Drive Meaningful Change ...
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Jamie Domenici

Executive Mentor | That's a Good Question: Navigating the Tech Workplace ...
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Teri Foy

Executive Mentor | That's a Good Question: Navigating Board Dynamics ...
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Kari Hall

Moderator | That’s a Good Question: Navigating the Tech Workplace ...
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Stacey Kauffman

Executive Mentor| That's a Good Question: Getting to the Next Level ...
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Sujata Kosalge

Executive Mentor | That’s a Good Question: Navigating the Tech Workplace ...
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Courtney Lansing

Executive Mentor | That's a Good Question: Getting to the Next Level ...
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Lauren McGoodwin

Moderator | That’s a Good Question: Getting to the Next Level ...
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Shannon Nash

Executive Mentor | Navigating Board Dynamics ...
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Andrea Robertson

Executive Mentor | That's a Good Question: Navigating Board Dynamics ...
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Suzanne St. John-Crane

Moderator | That's a Good Question: Navigating Board Dynamics ...
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Hayley Tabor

Executive Mentor | That’s a Good Question: Navigating the Tech Workplace ...
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Dr. Bijal Toprani

Learning Stage | Pelvic Health Unveiled: Bridging the Gap in Care and Awareness ...
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Hillary Weingast

Welcome | VP, Deputy General Counsel and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, ...
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Session 2 Program Offerings | 1:45-2:45pm

Dr. Nasim Afsar

Executive Spotlight | Leading Flexible Teams to Do the Best Work of Their Lives ...
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Curran Brugger

Panelist | Creating Workplaces that Work for Everyone ...
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Carolina Caro

Thought Leader | Creating Workplaces that Work for Everyone ...
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Erika Evearitt

Panelist | Creating Workplaces that Work for Everyone ...
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Tina Jones

Panelist | Creating Workplaces that Work for Everyone ...
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Helen Kupp

Speaker | Leading Flexible Teams to Do the Best Work of Their Lives ...
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Sarah Elizabeth Lewis

Speaker | Reframing Failure into Success: Embrace the Near Win ...
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Jyoti Mehra

Host | Creating Workplaces that Work for Everyone ...
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Helen Miller-Montana

Host | Leading Flexible Teams to Do the Best Work of Their Lives ...
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Joiya Mitchell

Learning Stage | The 5 Key Building Blocks to a Resilient Financial Future ...
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Mary C. Murphy, PhD

Speaker | Creating Cultures of Growth ...
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Cynthia Pham Stark

Panelist | Creating Workplaces that Work for Everyone ...
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Melissa Phan

Host | Transform & Glow: Mastering the Art of Self-Healing ...
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Tara Schuster

Tara Schuster

TARA SCHUSTER is a best-selling author and accomplished television executive. She is ...
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Ujjval Shah

Learning Stage | Creating Opportunities: The Art of Building Your Own Doors ...
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Tina Weingberger

Host | Leading Flexible Teams to Do the Best Work of Their Lives ...
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Laurie Dalton White

Host | Reframing Failure into Success: Embrace the Near Win Host | How ...
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Hannah Wu

Host | Creating Cultures of Growth ...
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Session 3 Program Offerings | 3:15-4:15pm

Carolina Caro

Thought Leader | Creating Workplaces that Work for Everyone ...
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Karen Grunberg

Learning Stage | Inside Out Living: Work-Life Integration ...
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Jade Hernandez

Host | Creating Cultures of Growth ...
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Helen Kupp

Speaker | Leading Flexible Teams to Do the Best Work of Their Lives ...
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Sarah Elizabeth Lewis

Speaker | Reframing Failure into Success: Embrace the Near Win ...
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Mary C. Murphy, PhD

Speaker | Creating Cultures of Growth ...
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Sandrine Piret-Gerard

Host | Reframing Failure into Success: Embrace the Near Win ...
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Tara Schuster

Tara Schuster

TARA SCHUSTER is a best-selling author and accomplished television executive. She is ...
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Sirma Tzoutzova

Panelist | How to Advocate for Yourself and Others ...
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Amanda Wade

Host | How to Advocate for Yourself and Others ...
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Tina Weingberger

Host | Leading Flexible Teams to Do the Best Work of Their Lives ...
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Laurie Dalton White

Host | Reframing Failure into Success: Embrace the Near Win Host | How ...
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