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Virtual Conference Focuses On Women’s Careers

The Women Together: Today and Tomorrow virtual conference on Wednesday, Feb. 3 will offer inspirational and informational speakers while helping to build the foundation of a new network to provide support for women in leadership roles in the region.

The free conference is being offered by the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) and the Lodi Unified School District in partnership with Old Sow Coaching and Consulting. Current and future leaders of all genders and sectors – from business, nonprofits, government agencies, and more – are invited. The day’s agenda offers a rare opportunity to hear from a wide range of experts. Plus, California State Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman will join conference attendees for a conversation during the virtual lunch break.

Post-conference, attendees will be invited to join a growing inclusive and innovative network built on mentorship; personal and professional growth; and development opportunities that will continue the important work being done to improve gender equity in the workplace.

The Women Together: Today and Tomorrow free, one-day virtual conference is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Register for this Zoom event by going to:

Speakers include Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman, California State Senator, District 5; Kirsten Olson, Doctor of Education, Professional Certified Coach, and Chief Listening Officer at Old Sow Coaching and Consulting; Dr. Tina Opie, Founder of Opie Consulting Group, Award-Winning Researcher, and Associate Professor of Management at Babson College; Dr. Jennifer Martin, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services at Hemet Unified School District; Margarita Mayo, Award-Winning Researcher and Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at IE Business School in Madrid; David Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology, National Security Affairs Department at the United States Naval War College; and W. Brad Johnson, Professor of Psychology at the United States Naval Academy and Faculty Associate at John Hopkins University.