Women Leading Government’s Master Class series occurs every second Thursday of the month at 2:00 p.m. Each session is approximately one-hour long with 30-40 minute presentations followed by time for Q&A. Monthly sessions will feature a different speaker who will address a variety of subjects, from being a woman leader in Public Works to negotiating your salary. All of these women will talk about how they survived and thrived in a challenging work environment. Below is a list of the sessions in the Master Class series.
September 10, 2020
The Courage to Lead – The Time is Now.
Scharrell Jackson kicks off our Master Class series with an inspiring and energetic discussion on how women cannot wait to become their best selves – we are already there! Scharrell will inspire you to make a difference in your life, and in the lives of others around you, as you become an ultimate leader.
October 8, 2020
Marie Knight – The Joseph Factors of Leadership. Join us to hear about how Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat teaches us the leadership characteristics needed to survive in both dire circumstances, and in daily life.
November 12, 2020
Public Works – Surviving and Thriving in a Male Dominated Field – Sue Hann
December 10, 2020
Negotiating your Salary – Knowing Your Worth – Valerie Gaeta Phillips
January 14, 2021
Breaking into Legislative Advocacy and Breaking Down Barriers -Diana Coronado & Cori Takkinen of Townsend Public Affairs
February 11, 2021
Diversity & Inclusion: What it Means for Local Government – Bobbi Porter- Assistant Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion & Equity (CSUF)
March 11, 2021
Strategies for Developing and Managing Your Personal Brand – Francine Palmer
April 8, 2021
Preparing a Local Tax Initiative – Joy Kummar & Rebekah Kramer
May 13, 2021
A Conversation With Two Former Mayors – Jennifer Fitzgerald & Lyn Semeta
June 10, 2021
From Activism to Reality – the formation of a Community Choice Energy Program – Beth Vaughan, Cody Hooven, & Nicole Capretz
July 8, 2021
The Struggle is Real: How to Survive Local Government as a Young Female Professional
August 12, 2021
Branding Yourself – How to Tell Your Story and Sell Yourself