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    March 01, 2019

    SHE Speakers Spark Growth and Confidence in Leadership

    Six dynamic speakers offer perspectives on success, gratitude and leadership at SHE – a regional women’s conference. The speakers represent diverse backgrounds and have been identified as role models in their industries.  The event will be held on Friday, March 8, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Fullerton Marriott Hotel. SHE, now in its second year, provides attendees with an opportunity to meet women leaders and business owners from around the region and discuss the best business practices and innovative opportunities.  The program is presented by the Brea, North Orange County, and Yorba Linda Chambers of Commerce.

    Kicking off the program and representing the event’s presenting sponsor, Farmers and Merchants Bank, Christine Walker-Bowman shares her passion for educating women and teens.  As the bank’s First Vice President, Walker-Bowman will express “The Power of Gratitude” as she shares her experiences that have helped inspire others about the financial world while providing them with realistic tools to enable them to successfully navigate the world to achieve their dreams.

    Connie Allred, a certified life coach since 2012, focuses on encouraging people to see and understand their value. As a personal development and physical fitness enthusiast, her purpose is to inspire others to achieve self-confidence as she discusses “How Confident Women Reach Their Goals.”

    Tara Campbell currently serves as Mayor of Yorba Linda and as Communications Director for Supervisor Andrew Do for the County of Orange. In addition to managing the Supervisor’s communications, Campbell advises Do on the policy areas including public safety and technology. Campbell is an advocate for fiscal responsibility, strong leadership and government efficiency.  A lifelong learner, Campbell shares her passion for “Being the Change You Want to See in the World”.

    Renita Mollman, Vice President of Burns & McDonnell, a full-service engineering, environmental and consulting solutions firm, has been with the company since 1988 as a civil engineer and project manager. Mollman has extensive experience in the area of technical services expansion and now channels her energy to promote women in STEM and encourage their advancement. She will share her message on “Breaking Glass Ceilings… Women in STEM”.

    Pamela Wasley, CEO of Cerius Enterprises, Inc., is a frequent national speaker and author. Among her expertise are topics including Startup Hacks, Workforce of the Future and the Gig Economy. She has contributed articles for Forbes, Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek and Fortune. Wasley will share her expertise on “The New World of the Gig Economy”.

    Rochelle Woods, Executive Director for Special Populations at California State University, Fullerton, oversees six departments that emphasize a holistic approach to student retention, engagement and graduation. She will give insight on “Lessons Learned in the First Half of My Life”. 

    Tickets for the conference are available for $60 for Chamber members and $75 for non-members. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information about the conference, registration and sponsorship details, call (714) 871-3100, email Sarah McKelvey at sarah@nocchamber.com or visit the NOC Chamber website at NOCChamber.com.