10:00 AM - 11:05 AM
Leading in Higher Education: Priorities for California’s Next Governor
California's higher education system has long struggled with budget cuts and an uncertain future. Hear from experts on why we, the voters, need to hear clear plans from the candidates on the future of higher education under new leadership.
11:10 AM - 12:15 PM
Leading in Priorities: Examining the Importance of Self-Care
Self-care is any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. Today we will examine why it’s essential that we manage a work-life balance and make the right choices for our long-term wellness.
FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT TRACK
Leading in Communities: Strengthen Communities With Social Impact
Be inspired by this heartfelt presentation on the importance of philanthropy followed by a panel of community leaders who practice and believe that our societies are strengthened through generosity and commitment.
*Open to pre-registered High School students only
YOUTH TRACK I & II
Can I Afford That? How to Manage Your Money and Build Your Career
In this workshop, high school girls are introduced to numerous tips and strategies which will enable them to become financially responsible in preparation for college life. By the end of the session, participants will have gained a better understanding of how to earn and save money. They will gain essential knowledge on various budgeting tools that will help them grasp a better understanding on how to successfully build credit, minimize excessive spending, and take advantage of opportunities to become financially empowered, and prepare for successful futures. The session, facilitated by Girls Inc., will be an interactive and exciting workshop that will guide participants towards making financially smart decisions and wise career choices.
YOUTH TRACK III
FROM SEEDS TO STEM: A GROWING FIELD FOR LATINA YOUTH
The STEM field comes to life in this engaging panel designed to illuminate future STEM opportunities. Participants will learn how the quickly growing fields of science, medicine, technology, engineering and mathematics are awaiting the brilliant minds of young Latina women. With only 3% of Latina women being represented in the STEM field, it is crucial that bright Latina women are encouraged to pursue these careers and make an impact.