East Bay Women in Business Roundtable (EBWIBR)
The Chamber's EBWIBR Committee works to increase the economic assets and power of East Bay women in business by supporting alliances & collaboration, hosting high-impact programs, developing leadership and creating networks.
2014 LUNCHEON SERIES
“RISING TO THE TOP”
Let the Oakland Chamber’s East Bay Women in Business Roundtable inspire you! Come and listen to moving narratives by women who are leaders – resilient and innovative. For 15 years, the luncheon series has been a resource for business, knowledge, and interpersonal change.
We invite you to connect, network, and find support for the work at hand.
First Friday on alternate months at the Waterfront Hotel, Jack London Square.Networking begins at 11:00 a.m.
$35 Member Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce $45 Prospective
Thank you to everyone that came out to our Kick-off Luncheon. Dr. Deborah Merrill-Sands, Dean of the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College who inspired us all and motivated us to become leaders.
Check out the pictures below!
April 4th, 2014- Small Business Innovators: Connection with Community
Panel Speakers Include:
From left to right, Sarah Filley, Co-Founder, PopUpHood, Erin Kilmer-Neel, ED, Sustainable Business Alliance & Oakland Grown,Ashara Ekundayo,Co-Founder/Chief Creative Officer at Impact Hub Oakland; Anca Mosoiu, Founder, Tech Liminal, Angela Tsay, CEO & Creative Director at Oaklandish and there there
June 6th, 2014- Community Stewardship
Suzan Bateson, ED Alameda County Community Food Bank
August 1st, 2014- Oakland Arts
Panel Speakers Include:
From left to right, Alison Best, President & CEO Visit Oakland, Margo Dunlap, ED ProArts, Lori Fogarty, Director & CEO Oakland Museum of CA., Dana King Artist
October 3rd, 2014- Advertising and Coomunications through a Multicultural Lens
(Invited) Carol Williams, CEO Carol Williams Advertising
We salute Southwest Airlines. One Toyota and SBDC as our 2014 Luncheon Series Sponsors.
Kim Y. Arnone, Co-Chair East Bay Women In Business Roundtable
Kim is an attorney at Katovich & Kassan Law Group and Co-Director of Crowdfunding & Securities Compliance at Cutting Edge Capital. She works with mission driven enterprises to develop, protect and grow their businesses. She helps clients develop innovative capital raising strategies designed to directly engage more people in investing in local enterprises--bringing new capital to the new economy.
Nikki A. Beasley is a licensed Financial Professional with over 25 years of experience; She is passionate about empowering people financially through education; Works aggressively as an entrepreneur's advocate; as she has been an entrepreneur herself . She is a single mom of two beautiful girls who keep her encouraged, motivated, and inspired to do great work in both life and community.
Jamie Rudman is a labor and employment attorney and a Partner with Sanchez & Amador, LLP in downtown Oakland. Jamie has more than twenty years of experience representing management and helping employers of all size with their employee relations. She defends employers, executives and supervisors in state and federal lawsuits filed by current and former employees and advises employers on the full range of labor and employment issues.
The Welsh PR Group specializes in new business development, marketing, great public relations, event planning and Keynote speaking. Currently we are producing the Oakland Empowerment Scholarship Pageant for girls 13 - 18. We work in harmony with small businesses, non-profits, corporations and individuals.
Vanita Williams is a Vice President for Small Business Banking at Bank of America, providing valued services to clients in the Greater SF/East Bay Area. An Oakland native and alumna of the Lorri I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College, Vanita takes pride in being an advocate for small businesses; she is a passionate liaison and her greatest priority is helping businesses and communities achieve their goals.