The Vendor Fair at the UC San Diego Women’s Conference is open to the general public, UC San Diego community, and UC San Diego Women’s Conference attendees. We welcome all to attend to learn more about local resources and services for women, while supporting local small businesses.
The Vendor Fair will be held in the Price Center East Ballroom on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.
In addition to quality products and services for sale, there will be lots of free giveaways! Our vendors have all generously donated their products and services for giveaways.
See the list of vendors and table locations for this year’s VendorFair.
Local Community Resources
Virtue Naturals Soaps. At virtue, our all-natural, vegetable-based, cold-process, artisan soaps are made with saponified: olive oil, coconut oil, palm oil & enriched with: wheatgerm oil, jojoba oil, ground botanicals, pure essential oils, love …and nothing else.
Peachy Keen Perfume. Artisan handmade perfumes.
The Pill Shoppe. Health products and services for women’s wellness from bath and body to sexual and reproductive health. Handmade products available at the vendor fair include TheraPillow aromatherapy rice pillows, Espresso scrubs, Soothing salt satchels, Shag Bags, Pill Wallets, and Succulent plants.
Bellini Beauty Bar. Local salon in La Jolla.
Ageless and Beautiful Medical Spa and Cosmetic Surgery. Located in Hillcrest with a spacious Zen-inspired, seven-room office. The spa is the recipient of the Black Diamond Award and the Pinnacle Award as San Diego’s Leading Provider of Thermage Skin Tightening. We specialize in Vaser Liposuction, Botox® Cosmetic Injections, Breast Augmentation, Tummy Tuck, Laser Hair Removal and ActiveFX Skin Resurfacing.
Total Woman Gym + Spa is dedicated to guiding and supporting women to reach their health and wellness goals in a space that is created for them, by staff that is committed to them. We offer state-of-the-art equipment, dynamic group fit classes, a rejuvenating spa and convenient amenities.
Women’s Elite Yoga. An intimate yoga studio in La Jolla and Carmel Valley with heated and non-heated classes to meet the daily needs of women. The heart behind each class is to create an experience to improve the quality of women’s health – a marriage between the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. Each class will be viewed as a stepping stone to a healthier lifestyle.
Bedsider.com. Bedsider is an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, a private non-profit organization. Our goal is to help women find the method of birth control that’s right for them and learn how to use it consistently and effectively, and that’s it.
MotherToBaby California. Our service provides FREE information about the following exposures during pregnancy: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Medications, Vitamins/Supplements, Alcohol/Recreational Drugs, Vaccinations/Immunizations, Diseases or Infections, Chemicals, Pesticides, Occupational Exposures, and Paternal Exposures. We also provide information about the effects of medications taken while breastfeeding. This service is offered to the general public, including pregnant and breastfeeding women, women planning their pregnancy, fathers, physicians, and other health care providers. The information and counseling is provided in a non-directive, and non-judgmental manner.
Owaves. The world’s first wellness planner. Owaves makes it easy to plan health and wellness goals into your day. Available on iPad. iPhone coming soon.
Legacy Memory Training. Dedicated to helping adults use scientifically proven memory techniques to improve their lives. Our multi-disciplinary team of geriatricians, psychiatrists and clinician-educators strive to promote the independence and longevity of older adults through this esteemed curriculum. Group classes in San Diego.
Emotional Medicine Rx/ Penelope Young Andrade, LCSW, author of Emotional Medicine Rx: Cry When You’re Sad, Stop When You’re Done, Feel Good Fast invites people to discover that they have an innate ability to manage mood and life’s vicissitudes without medication if they learn to safely and responsibly cooperate with emotional experience. Penelope has an emotionally focused, attachment based, body oriented psychotherapy practice in Rancho Penasquitos, California. Penelope and her husband, Arturo, developed the VIVO Oral Focus™ method for body oriented self-soothing.
Adventures by the Book. Offers worldwide opportunities for readers to connect with authors and their books on an intimate basis through unique, interesting, and adventurous travels and events.
SendOutCards. In less than 60 seconds, you can choose your custom card, add a personal photo , write your heartfelt, inspirational, or cheerful message and click send. We print, stuff, stamp and mail your personalized greeting cards to any postal address anywhere in the world, all for less than the average price of a greeting card at the store.
LookUpSD Homes. Silva Salehi, Broker Associate, Big Block Realty, Lic. #01346323. Specializing in residential real estate sales and services throughout San Diego County. Dedicated to providing excellent service whether that’s buying or selling your first home, luxury home, vacation home, or an investment property.
Maria Keith CA Insurance Lic. #0H25292 and James Hallemeyer CA Insurance Lic. #0I65310 AXA Advisors LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC // AXA Network Insurance Agency of California, LLC. We can help you break down your financial goals into small, manageable steps so you can understand your options, make informed decisions, and take action towards a more secure future. Financial Consultants, Maria Keith and James Hallemeyer, will be on site to answer your financial questions.
YMCA La Jolla
Surf Diva has introduced women of all ages to the sport and spirit of surfing in a fun and encouraging environment. From competitive coaching to lessons for the beginner, Surf Diva offers it all.
Lifestyle Organizer Diane Halfman offers a variety of ways to help you regain your time, increase your fulfillment level and transform your space. Diane specializes in organizing all aspects of your life: productive time; healthy meal schedule; getting restoration; having fun; and, of course, clearing the clutter out of your home or office.
San Diego SCORE is the premier source of free small business advice for entrepreneurs. We are a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the success of small business in both San Diego and Imperial Counties. SCORE mentors provide free and confidential business assistance to both prospective entrepreneurs and existing small business owners. We also conduct a variety of low-cost workshops that address many of the essential techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business. San Diego SCORE is part of a national association which serves as a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
California Casualty offers low rates negotiated exclusively for university faculty and staff. Benefits and services include: Auto discounts for good drivers; Multipolicy discount; Emergency roadside service available; Personal property replacement option; 24-hour emergency claims service; Payment plans, including payroll deductions; ID theft resolution service; Foreign exchange program/benefits; Zero deductible for auto vandalism occurring on campus or at UC function; Earthquake Insurance; Mobile Home Insurance; Personal Umbrella Policies; Pet Insurance.
UCSD pharmacy students will be providing health screenings for diabetes (fingerstick blood sugar), hypertension (blood pressure), and high cholesterol (finger-stick blood cholesterol). Will also be providing general health information and answering medication-related questions.
Recreation. On campus resource for fitness and well-being. Recreation offers a huge variety of FitLife and RecClass classes and workshops, including cardio, strength and conditioning, yoga, pilates, dance, swimming and much more.You can also work out on your own in one of our three gyms, outdoor and indoor pools, tennis, volleyball or racquetball courts. Join our Masters Sports program for one of our faculty/staff and community oriented group coached swimming, running and triathlon groups or go sea kayaking, hiking, rock climbing or other outdoor activities with Outback Adventures. After your workout, you can rejuvenate with a private massage or meditation class. See entire quarterly schedule online.
Center for Integrative Medicine.
UC San Diego Health System’s Center for Mindfulness is a multifaceted program of clinical care, professional training, education, research and outreach intended to further
the practice and integration of mindfulness into all aspects of society. We offer a broad range of mindfulness-based programs and initiatives to help you better cope with the challenges of stress, pain and illness in daily life.
UCmom.ucsd.edu maximizes productivity of our absolutely, too busy UCSD lactating mothers (staff, post-docs, students, faculty) with our *NEW* Online Lactation Room Reservation System. UCmom was successfully demonstrated to Chancellor Khosla, developed by UCSD CSE undergraduate women, and supported by UCSD Women’s Center, Work/Life Program, and CSW (Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women). We are pleased to give *FREE* lactation “cool” bags to registrants of UCmom and the Lactation Program.
The Women’s Center is a space in which people work collaboratively to foster the educational, professional, and personal development of diverse groups of women. The Center provides education and support to all members of UCSD regarding gender issues, with the goal of promoting an inclusive and equitable campus community.
The LGBT Resource Center is a diverse, open and public space for all members of the university community to explore issues relating to sexual and gender identities, practices and politics. It develops student leadership, builds workplace equity, promotes academic research, and provides resources. The Center challenges existing definitions of variant genders and sexualities by engaging in community building on- and off-campus. This Center sustains and develops visibility, sense of community, and knowledge of diverse queer people.
The Raza Resource Centro is one of the newest Campus Community Centers. The Centro came out of a history of struggle, and student and community movements that called for resources and support for UCSD Chicano/as- Latino/as. We offer activities, events and resources to connect, students, staff, faculty, and alumni. The Centro is open to everyone but we strive to emphasize and foster the access, retention, and graduation of Chicano/a-Latino/a students as well as create strong connections with our surrounding community.
The Black Resource Center serves the entire population of UC San Diego while emphasizing the Black experience. Come by to study, have lunch or attend one of our many programs and events. Allow the BRC to be a home away from home for you. In everything, we promote scholarship, foster leadership and cultivate community.
The Cross-Cultural Center is committed to supporting the needs of UCSD’s campus communities by creating a welcoming and holistic learning environment for everyone. Our vision at the Cross-Cultural Center is to empower UCSD to recognize, challenge, and take proactive approaches to diversity for campus as a whole. As part of the UC San Diego Campus Community Centers, we value differences and building relationships at all levels of the university and experience community and diversity through a broad lens.
DisAbility Counseling & Consulting. Takes positive steps to assist faculty and staff stay at work or return to work when a medical condition interferes with their ability to perform some or all of their job duties. A Disability Management Counselor will work with the employee and department to explore possible accommodations and provide confidential counseling and consultation.
Career Connection. Helps UC San Diego employees interested in assistance with career planning, goal setting, job enhancement, and lateral or upward mobility.
The Sexual Assault & Violence Prevention Resource Center (SARC/CARE) offers free and confidential services for registered UCSD students, staff, and faculty affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. Services include: individual counseling, crisis intervention, support groups, on-campus advocacy for academic and housing concerns and assistance with reporting options. We also offer various presentations, workshops, and trainings for the UCSD community.
Rady School of Management
The Shiley Eye Institute is the only academic institution in the San Diego area with comprehensive programs for the clinical care of patients with eye disorders, cutting edge research on surgical techniques and treatments of eye diseases, education in the field of ophthalmology and innovative outreach to the community.