Keynote Speaker Announced

We are honored to have Toni. G. Atkins, Speaker of the Assembly, deliver the keynote address for this year’s UCSD Women’s Conference.


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Opening of Conference & Keynote Speaker Video

If you missed this year’s Keynote as well as Welcome Address, Honorary Guest, and Opening Remarks, then check it out here!

This year’s Keynote Speaker was Tricia Downing. Tricia’s presentations motivate her  audiences to reach further, take smarter risks and to persevere in the face of heartache, challenge and change. She shares the importance of authenticity, passion and belief in oneself. This program not only provides inspiration, but gives practical strategies to emerge from difficulty and get back on a positive track to personal success.

This video includes the Welcome Address, by Dr. Angela Scioscia,
Chief Medical Officer, UC San Diego Health System, introduction of this year’s Honorary Guest (Natasha Josefowitz), Opening Remarks, by Dean of Division of Arts and Humanities Cristina Della Coletta, and Keynote (Tricia Downing, Athlete and Inspirational Speaker) for the 2015 UC San Diego Women’s Conference: Redefining the UC San Diego Women – Equality for Women is Progress for All.

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Session Video: Campus Climate Change for Women in STEMM

If you missed this session, you can now check it out on video!!!

This panel begins with opening remarks and a discussion of the draft recommendations of STEMM groups to CACSW (Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women). This is followed by an overview of the campus climate report; roundtable on needs of women in STEMM across campus and a moderated discussion.

Speaker: Vivian Reznik, Assistant VC-Faculty Affairs, UC San Diego Health Sciences, San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame

Panel: Marye Anne Fox, UC San Diego Chancellor Emeritus; Ann Briggs Addo, Assistant Vice Chancellor-Academic Affairs; Glynda Davis, Senior Diversity Officer, VC-Equity, Diversity, Inclusion; Katja Lindenberg, First Female Chair of UC San Diego Academic Senate; Authored the first gender equity studies at UC San Diego, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry; Dorothy Sears, Chair, UC San Diego School of Medicine Recruitment & Admissions Committee; AWIS-San Diego Past President;

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Session Video: Going from Overwhelm to Calm

If you missed this session, you can now check it out on video!!!

Going from Overwhelm to Calm: The Secrets to a Happy, Healthy and Wealthy Life, with Diane Halfman.  Learn proven organizing strategies so you can kiss unmanageability goodbye and start enjoying more balance in your life.

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