May 17, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The power of unity, connecting globally and collaborating are key elements in the progression of women in the future according to Michelle Patterson, President of the California Women's Conference and President and CEO of Women Network.
"Connecting women on a global and diverse scale will give us the cultural competency and power we need to motivate, mobilize and move our communities and businesses to be better together," said Patterson.
With Latina influencers at the forefront of the California Women's Conference this year on May 19 and 20 in Long Beach, California, the cultural presence will blur lines of ethnic difference and forge strong connections with conference attendees. Latina leaders set to grace the stage at the 29th California Women's Conference are:
- Global transformational leader, celebrity coach- speaker, author and United Nations humanitarian Karen Hoyos
- Academy Award and Emmy Award- nominated AIDS advocate Rosie Perez
- Purpose and talent driven guidance coach and contributing author Rose Tafoya
- Inspirational speaker, author and spokesperson Deborah Deras
At the California Women's Conference, women of all colors and cultures will connect with a strong circle of resources to catapult them to the highest levels in business, personal development, health and wellness and philanthropic endeavors.
The start of this global movement was kicked off at The Power of Collaboration Global Summit in New York City in February where the summit marked the beginning of the California Women's Conference global partnership with the United Nations, as the UN will host a panel at the upcoming conference.
The spirit and mission of the California Women's Conference will be fostered on Saturday, May 17 at the League of United Latin American Citizens California State Convention where Patterson will be a key contributor on women and their role in the future of global leadership that will start at the CWC.
"International collaboration and involvement are key to moving women to the next levels in business, personal development, health and wellness, or philanthropic endeavors," said Patterson. "Women can start at the California Women's Conference."
By participating in the conference, women will be empowered and realize their talent to achieve greater accomplishments. With inspiring and thought provoking speakers, networking opportunities, exciting exhibits, and engaging breakout sessions, CWC will continue its tradition as North America's most prestigious, largest and longest-running women's conference in North America.
About Michelle Patterson, President of The California Women's Conference & President and CEO of Women Network
Michelle is a recognized visionary and lauded business accelerator, who is a sought-after expert on issues such as the women's economy, professional development, networking, and business growth. Patterson is a written contributor and guest on numerous media outlets including The Huffington Post, CNBC, Fox BusinessNews, Bloomberg, and over a dozen TV stations in California. Patterson is set to release her book featuring high-profile female professionals, Women Change the World in conjunction with The California Women's Conference.
About The California Women's Conference
The California Women's Conference offers its attendees inspiration, resources, and connections to take the next step in business, personal development, health and wellness, or philanthropic endeavors. Featuring widely respected thought leaders, talented entertainers, and a marketplace of ideas, exhibits, networking and panel discussions; the conference is designed to benefit women from all walks of life.
For nearly 30 years, women in California have enjoyed a conference that provided a forum for building successful businesses, strengthening careers, and positively influencing the world around them. The California Women's Conference will continue the tradition of empowering women and providing resources in every aspect of their lives, and embracing philanthropy by donating a portion of programming and proceeds to participating charitable organizations. For more information visit http://www.CaliforniaWomensConference.com.
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