The Sixth Annual Women's Emerging Leadership Forum provided a platform for aspiring and accomplished leaders to collaborate, learn, and connect.
On Friday, October 11th, over 100 leaders, professionals, educators, and students attended the sold out Sixth Annual Women's Emerging Leadership Forum at our Downtown Campus. Attendees were welcomed by Lam Family College of Business Interim Dean Yim-Yu Wong, and heard opening remarks from San Francisco State President Lynn Mahoney.
Keynote Speaker Lisa Lambert, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at National Grid and founder, CEO, and chairman of UPWARD (Uniting Professional Women Accelerating Relationships and Development) provided advice about advancing as a professional woman and creating allies both in and outside the workplace.
Additionally, three panel speakers, Luz Urrutia, CEO at Opportunity Fund; Priya Kothari, COO at Creative Market; and Leah McGowen-Hare, VP of Trailhead Evangelism at Salesforce, had a lively discussion about their personal journeys to success, the power of networking, and how they successfully changed their career paths.