Fifth Annual Women’s Emerging Leadership Forum
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Friday, September 21, 2018
The College of Business at San Francisco State University is proud to announce our fifth annual Women’s Emerging Leadership Forum!
This annual event brings together successful and aspiring leaders to engage, discuss and learn ways to enhance their leadership skills, share insights and make meaningful connections.
Please Join Our Keynote Speaker Caretha Coleman
This year, we are honored to have as our keynote speaker, Caretha Coleman, Human Resources Executive, Entrepreneur, Coach, Community Advocate, Volunteer
Human Resources Executive, Entrepreneur, Coach, Community Advocate, Volunteer
Getting her start at Hewlett Packard, Caretha has spent 40 years in the technology industry working with start-ups and early stage ventures in the areas of organizational strategy development; and executive coaching and effectiveness.
An advocate for women and minorities in business, Caretha demonstrates her commitment to mentoring young professionals and entrepreneurs across the country. Read her full bio.
We look forward to seeing you on September 21!
Be sure to buy your ticket prior to the event—last year’s event sold out. You won’t want to miss this informative and transformational forum!
8:30–9 a.m. Check-in and breakfast
9–9:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks
- Dr. Denise Kleinrichert, Interim Associate Dean, College of Business, San Francisco State University
- Dr. Yim-Yu Wong, Interim Dean, College of Business, San Francisco State University
- Dr. Jennifer Summit, San Francisco State University Provost; VP of Academic Affairs
9:15–10 a.m. Keynote Address by Caretha Coleman, principal of Coleman Consulting and a board director at Dignity Health, where she also served as chairwoman
10–10:15 a.m. Q&A facilitated by Denise Kleinrichert
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break and Networking
10:30–11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion Topic: Breaking Into Leadership in Predominantly Male Industries, facilitated by Denise Kleinrichert
- Sara Radcliffe, President and CEO, California Life Sciences Association
- Amy Gershkoff, Former Chief Data Officer, Ancestry.com
- Chia-Lin Simmons, CEO, Co-Founder of LookyLoo, Former Google and Amazon Executive
11:30 a.m.–Noon Q&A facilitated by Denise Kleinrichert
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch and Networking
1–2 p.m. Group Breakout Sessions
2–2:45 p.m. Wrap Up; Group Discussion on the Day's Topics
2:45–4 p.m. Networking and Refreshments