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 Friday, March 18th, 2016 from 8:00 am – 1:00 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 the raffle.
Local Community Vendors
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.
Sui Generis Jewelry. Cheli has been making jewelry for over 10 years and her designs are inspired by her cultural and academic identities. She uses all profits to support the final stages of her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology.
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 all-natural personal care products, such as Boobie balm, Stretch oil, and Vapor rub, as well as TheraPillow aromatherapy rice pillows, Soothing salt satchels, Shag Bags, Pill wallets, and Magnets.
Wanderlust Crafts and Gifts was started as a way to share favorite travel memories with friends and family (including our fur kids) via customizable gifts and jewelry.
MotherToBaby California. 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. Information about the effects of medications taken while breastfeeding. These free services are offered to the general public, including pregnant and breastfeeding women, women planning a pregnancy, men, physicians, and other healthcare providers. The information and counseling is provided in a non-directive, and non-judgmental manner.
GranniePannies. Handmade quilts and quilted pillows.
Owaves. The world’s first wellness planner. Owaves makes it easy to plan health and wellness goals into your day. Available on iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch.
Teap and Olivia’s Handmade Crafts. Handmade beanies, scarves, and boot cuffs.
YMCA La Jolla
Casa Giovanna. Handmade ceramics, scarves, and fabric corsages.
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.
Aubry Jaden Glass Art is influenced by living on the coast. Her decorative pieces are made from transparent and opaque glass often combined with dichroic accents. Her personalized animal carvings have been very popular, taking a photo and transforming the subject into glass. As Aubry works her magic, the piece melts into a work of art whether it is a functional plate or bowl, or a showcase piece for your home or office.
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.
Damsel in Defense equips, empowers, and educates women to protect themselves. Personal protection products include alarms, pepper spray, stun gun, and emergency auto/roadside kits.
Nerium‘s goal is to help you look as good as you feel. We provide best-in-class, age-fighting products tailor-made to deliver visible results.
Nile Sisters Development Initiative helps refugee and immigrant women and their families overcome barriers to social and economic self-reliance.
Mary Kay by Millicent Scott. As your Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant, I’ll tailor my service to fit your needs and preferences. That means you decide how Beauty Comes to You™. Just let me know!
Fidelity Retirement Advisors
Young Living Essential Oils
Emotional Medicine Rx
UCSD Police Department offers Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) courses designed to empower women with the concepts and methods of self-defense. The program enables women to take a more active role in protecting themselves as well as learn basic defense against abduction. It is offered to faculty, staff, students and community members.
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.
UC San Diego Health’s Center for Integrative Medicine and Center for Mindfulness. 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).
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.
UCSD Management Skills Assessment Program
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.
Rady School of Management
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.
UCSD Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
UCSD Employee Relations, Policy Development and Work/Life
UCSD Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research (CHEAR) is dedicated to developing state of the art interventions for obesity and overeating based on basic behavioral science, cognitive science and neuroscience. Our vision is to provide excellence in research, patient care, and education as it relates to obesity and eating-related disorders. Our research and services are designed to help individuals overcome and/or manage their weight-related issues throughout their lifetime.