Connecting Women to Power Business Conference: Navigating Beyond Your Limits

The Connecting Women to Power Business Conference: Navigating Beyond Your Limits brings together entrepreneurs and leaders from major corporations, government agencies, and key partner organizations to share ways of positioning women business owners to better compete in today's global and ever-changing business climate.

Invitation

Jerome E. Horton, Member, California
State Board of Equalization

California State University, Dominguez Hills
California Educational Solutions

June 16, 2016
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Loker Student Auditorium
1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747

FREE. Register online
or by calling 1-888-847-9652
FREE Parking in Lot 6 only

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Goals

  • Bring together entrepreneurs and leaders from major corporations, government agencies, and key partner organizations to share ways of positioning women business owners to better compete in today's global and ever-changing business climate.
  • Provide women entrepreneurs with an opportunity to hear from and dialogue with experts on technology, new media, marketing/branding, acquiring capital, securing investors, global expansion, and strategic management.
  • Help California taxpayers start, grow, and maintain businesses in California; expand their operations globally, and comply with the tax laws, policies and rules.
  • Teach leadership, problem solving, conflict resolution, and life management strategies and techniques.
  • Introduce participants to key decision makers at the Board of Equalization, Franchise Tax Board, Department of General Services, and the Employment Development Department, building relationships and goodwill.
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Agenda

Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks – Grand Ballroom
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Jannelle So-Perkins, Mistress of Ceremonies
Willie J. Hagan, President, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Paulette Francis, President, California Educational Solutions
Honorable Diane Harkey, Vice Chair, California State Board of Equalization
Honorable Jeffrey Prang, Los Angeles County Assessor
Honorable Jerome E. Horton, Board Member, California State Board of Equalization
Honorable Yvonne Horton, Inglewood City Clerk

Keynote Presentation
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Life Balance: Real Talk, Real Issues, Right Now!

Special Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
State Job Fair – Leo F. Cain Library Instructional Labs 2021A/B and Courtyard

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Doing Business Just Got Easier – One-stop shop for important tax tips and to hear about free resources to aid in the success of your business – Classroom 323

Speakers

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Real Talk, Real Issues, Real People, Right Now!

Planning for Success: Creating A Successful Business

Build Your Personal Brand with Social Media & Software

Contracting Opportunities

Women in High Places

Business Tax Essentials

Funding Your Business

Women Worthy of Wealth

Global Expansion and e-Commerce

Women's Health Awareness: A Roadmap to Preventive Care

The Look of Power- Presenting Yourself for Success

Toro Tank Pitching and Presenting: Boot Camp & Auditions

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

How to Create Powerful Alliances and Loyal Teams

Creating a Successful Small Business

Career Restart, Reviving Your Career

Attracting, Retaining and Advancing Women in Your Workplace

Business Plan Basics

Branding and Perception – How to Maximize How You are Perceived by Others

Navigating Beyond Your Limits: Taking the Risk to do What You Want with Your Career

The Power of Inc.

Starting Up and the Grind That Comes With It

National and Local Organizing: Making an Impact and a Difference

Answers to Critical Legal Questions – What Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses and Every Woman Needs to Know

Managing Your Online Reputation with YELP

Technology, Innovation & Serial Entrepreneurship

Job Fair

Are you looking for a job that has great benefits, a retirement plan, training, and opportunities for advancement?

Bring your resume and check out the exciting and challenging careers at the State Job Fair.

You'll find out how to navigate the State of California employment website, discover which positions are currently available at State agencies, and learn the minimum qualifications for certain positions.

Find out about jobs with:

  • California State Board of Equalization
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Employment Development Department
  • Bureau of State Audits
  • Department of State Hospitals
  • And other State and local employers

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 16
Where: California State University, Dominguez Hills Library
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747

Invitation

RSVP by June 15 to:
EAD-JobFair@boe.ca.gov
1-888-847-9652
www.boe.ca.gov/jobs

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Toro Tank

Have a great business idea?

Enter the Toro Tank Boot Camp and Competition and get a chance to pitch your idea and win access to funding and business resources that could help turn your dream into a million-dollar reality.

Toro Tank Boot Camp & Auditions: Pitching and Presenting
Learn what the judges are looking for in your pitch, proper etiquette, and how to keep your pitch brief and concise.
Auditions will determine who is entered into a drawing to be one of the 10 selected to compete in the Toro Tank.
When: Thursday, June 16

Session One: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Session Two: 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Where: Room 326/327 Loker Student Union (in side hallway, near rear of Ballroom C)

Toro Tank Competition – Semi Finals
When: 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: University Theatre

Toro Tank Competition – Finals & Awards Ceremony
When: 3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: University Theatre

Register: www.csudhei.org

Information

Competition hosted by California State University, Dominguez Hills Entrepreneurial Institute. For more information, call 1-310- 930-3094.

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