Spotlight on Women Speaker Series
COLLABORATIVE Speaker SERIES
The Women's International Center is pleased to announce the 2013 Spotlight on Women Speaker Series in collaboration with The Women's Museum of California, Pacific Arts Movement, The San Diego French American Chamber of Commerce, and the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum. Our growing Series is held at various locations around San Diego and features professional and celebrity speakers and delicious international food. We encourage people of all ages to join us in this cooperative environment and, time permitting, guests may announce to our group who you are, what you are looking for, and you may promote your own causes. Bring your business cards and fliers, save the dates!
Friday March 29 2013 Speakers: Founding Mothers of the Women's Museum of California: It's the Museum's Birthday! Co-Presenter: Women's Museum of California Location: Women's Museum of California, 2730 Historic Decatur Rd #104 San Diego, CA 92106 (Liberty Station in Point Loma, off of Rosecrans) Price: roughly $25 includes Salad Dinner and Cake. Time: Evening. Website: womensmuseumca.org
NEXT! Thursday May 9 2013 Speakers: Veronique Benchimol - Optimal Health and Well Being Through Sophrology Co-Presenter: San Diego French American Chamber of Commerce Location: Alborz Middle Eastern Restaurant, 2672 Del Mar Heights Rd, 92014 in Del Mar Heights Village Shopping Center, just west of Fwy 5. Time: Noon-2pm Price: $25 (each person pays at restaurant).
Website: france-sandiego.org RSVP Here
Thursday September 26 or Friday Sept 27 2013 Speaker/s: TBA Co-Presenter: National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum Website: http://napawf.org/chapters/find-a-chapter/napawf-in-san-diego-ca/
Week of Nov 7 - 15 2013 (During the San Diego Asian Film Festival) Speakers: Influential Women in the Production of Asian Cinema Co-Presenter: Pacific Arts Movement Location & Time: TBA Price :roughly $20 includes Asian meal. Website: pac-arts.org
Ms. Sandra Brower
Ms. Sandra Brower is an Attorney specializing in environmental law and all aspects of real estate litigation. Ms. Brower specializes in eminent domain litigation for both public entities and private owners. She is expert in all aspects of real estate litigation, including inverse condemnation, land use and planning, environmental, contract disputes, broker liability, construction defects, title and boundary disputes, and title insurance matters. Ms. Brower has appeared before city and county administrative boards, tried lengthy and complex cases in both state and federal courts, and appeared before the California and United States Supreme Courts. She has tried several landmark cases involving environmental, land use and condemnation matters which have resulted in published appellate opinions.
"Robynne French is an 11-yr-old M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records recording artist who sang at our luncheon." www.mandaterecords.com
Bio: Robynne French is a 11 year-old singing sensation who is the youngest artist ever to sign to the M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Record label. This hometown girl who has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do is known and admired for her big heart and even bigger voice. Robynne has been wowing audiences since she was 5 years old after she told her mother that she wanted to sing and use her voice to changea and inspire the world.
Subject: In accordance with Women's History Month -- Raising Awareness about BiLateral Human Trafficking: New and Tougher Laws to help Prevent Human Trafficking Globally and Locally
More About Marisa Ugarte: In her role as the Executive Director of the Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition, Marisa Ugarte brings more than 20 years of experience in advocacy for exploited men, women and children, and in assisting and at-risk youth. With a Masters degree (equivalent) in social work and psychology, Ms. Ugarte spent three years developing social services programs in Tijuana, Mexico. Ms. Ugarte is founder of the Binational Crisis Line in Tijuana, as well as the Domestic Violence Crisis Center for the Sistema Nacional para el Desarollo Integral de la Familia, Tijuana (DIF Tijuana). Ms. Ugarte continues to be an advisor to DIF and to the Civil Protection and Disaster Crisis Prevention Program in Mexico. Read more
Dr. Carolle Jean-Murat, MD
- Photos from our Spotlight on Women Collaborative Luncheon, featuring the San Diego French Chamber of Commerce and Francophone Accueil de San Diego, held at Vela Restaurant, Bayfront Hilton, San Diego, California.
Photos: a) Guests b) Exec. Director FAWC-SD Joyce Fitzgerald, Exec. Director SDFACC Elsa Depeupiere, CEO WIC Bridget McDonald