YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley

Women's Leadership and Networking Day


Our Women's Leadership and Networking Day is an annual conference celebrating successful women in a variety of fields. Every Spring, women from all walks of life convene and share there experiences as women in the workplace. This informative workshop highlights women who make a difference in public policy, civil rights, education, health, science, finance, business and marketing, and other fields that impact our community.


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Please enjoy this slideshow of photos from the event.


Our 5th Annual Women's Leadership and Networking Day will be May 13th, 2016 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at Villa Gardens (842 E. Villa st. Pasadena, CA 91101). This year we will continue to build a network of successful women and celebrate what it means to be a female leader in the workforce and the community. Guest speakers include: National Women’s Political Caucus LA Metro Chapter President, Miriam Burbano; author and former Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles, Joy Chen; Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking Director of Partnerships, Stephanie Molen; Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Lena Kennedy; Founder & CEO of Grassroots Organizational Leadership and Development, Marta Segura; and Emcee Susanne Whatley, KPCC news anchor. The event will also feature Tarnie Fulloon, a transformational mentor and workshop leader who recently spoke at TEDxPasadena.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Don’t miss this opportunity to show support for women’s leadership. Tickets are $85 per person.

Miriam Burbano

President, LA Metro Chapter
National Women's Political Caucus

Joy Chen

Author and Former LA Deputy Mayor

Lena Kennedy

Vice Chair, Democratic National Committee;
CEO, LL Kennedy & Assoc.

Stephanie Molen

 Director of Partnerships
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking

Marta Segura

 Founder and CEO
Grassroots Organizational Leadership and Development

Tarnie Fulloon

Transformational Therapist
TEDxPasadena Speaker

Susanne Whatley

KPCC 89.3 FM Newsanchor



On behalf of the YWCA family, we want to thank all of our friends, supporters, and sponsors for ensuring that the 4th Annual Women's Leadership and Networking Day was an outstanding success! The event brought over 100 women of all ages and stages of their professional lives: career women, retired women, young professionals, and students.

Thank you to our amazing guest speakers: Nicole Abboud, Ana Guerrero, Deborah Deras, Marla Bleavins, Linda LoRe, and Azucena Maldonado.

We also extend our sincere thanks to our committed sponsors: Pasadena Senior Center, KMR Gourmet Catering, Ellen's Silkscreening, Massage Envy, Jamberry, Pasadena Now, Pasadena Magazine, PCL Construction,The Law Office of Angeline Chen, Grace Yuen, Glauber Management Group, New York Life, Bella Sol, The Gas Company.

Past Conferences

2014 Conference

2015 Conference