East Bay Women in Business Roundtable (EBWIBR)
The Chamber's EBWIBR Committee works to increase the economic assets and power of East Bay women in business by supporting alliances & collaboration, hosting high-impact programs, developing leadership and creating networks. For more information contact Ivette Torres, Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 510-874-4800 x319.
2013 LUNCHEON SERIES
“WOMEN OF DISTINCTION”
Let the Oakland Chamber’s East Bay Women in Business Roundtable inspire you! Come and listen to moving narratives by women who are leaders – resilient and innovative. For 15 years, the luncheon series has been a resource for business, knowledge, and interpersonal change. We invite you to connect, network, and find support for the work at hand.
First Friday on alternate months at the Waterfront Hotel, Jack London Square.Networking begins at 11:15 a.m.
$35 Member Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce $45 Prospective
* WE NOW HAVE PACKAGE DEALS (INCLUDES 3 LUNCHEON SERIES)
Feb. 1, 2013 | Government Works
Featuring Deanna Santana, Oakland City Administrator
With almost 20 years of experience in public service, Deanna has been serving as Oakland’s City Administrator since August 1, 2011. She is a recognized leader in public policy and local government management.
Apr. 5, 2013 | “Brave”New World for Women in the Arts
Featuring Brenda Chapman, Director and Writer of Academy Award Winning Animated Film “Brave”.
June 7, 2013 | Oakland’s Economy: Sustainable and Successful
Featuring, Nancy Pfund, managing partner of DBL Investors, has helped to create the business engine that is hitting the Oakland brand out of the park. In the past few years Oakland has been named the destination city for fun, food and culture often eclipsing San Francisco. Oakland’s new image is rubbing off on its business culture, too. Ms. Pfund will give her perspective on why Oakland is the place for sustainable, socially responsiblebusinesses and how her investment company and others are banking on the new Oakland economy.
Aug. 2, 2013 | Oakland Eats! | "A discussion with Oakland women food notables on food as community culture, the food scene and the food justice movement.
Featuring Moderator Karen Hester, Producer of Bites Off Broadway; Dana Harvey, Executive Director of Mandela MarketPlace; Tanya Holland, Restaurateur (BSide BBQ and Brown Sugar Kitchen); Jennifer LeBarre, OUSD Director, Nutrition Services; and Sonja Vukasin, Proprietor, Peerless Coffee.
Oct. 4, 2013 | What Business Times We Live In!
Featuring Mary Huss, Publisher, San Francisco Business Times.Who else has their hand on the heartbeat of women in buisness?
We salute Southwest Airlines our 2013 Luncheon Series Sponsor.
For more information call or to RSVP Please contact Ivette Torres at 510.874-.800 x319,
or visit Oakland Chamber Calendar.
EBWIBR 2013 Steering Committee