This year’s San Diego Women’s Week Leadership Conference will feature five keynote speakers: speech coach and author Samara Bay, journalist and New York Times best-selling author Gretchen Carlson, attorney and financial expert Scarlett Cochran, founder and CEO of Rise Up For You Nada Lena Nasserdeen and 4S Ranch teen Joyce Orishaba, a recent winner of The New York Times’ 100-word Personal Narrative Contest.
But those who would like to attend the conference on March 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rancho Bernardo Inn will have to act fast.
As of this weekend, fewer than 70 of the 500 tickets remained, said Debra Rosen, president and CEO of the North San Diego Business Chamber, which organizes the event.
There will also be a virtual viewing option, which began a couple years ago. Last year the Women’s Week Leadership Conference had 500 attendees and 580 virtual attendees, Rosen said.
“We used this platform during COVID when we could not host in-person events. It proved to be successful and it attracted a lot of people from outside of San Diego,” she said. “Many of our partners are global and they engaged their colleagues from around the world. Several partners have already bought an additional 50 to 100 virtual tickets for their colleagues to enjoy the event.”
Bay’s presentation will be “Permission to speak: How to change what power sounds like, starting with you.” She will provide practical tips and inspiring tales of how people can use their voice to get what they want.