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Women in the Workforce Conference

 The National Council of Jewish Women San Francisco Section, San Francisco, CA, November 16, 2016


Join us as representatives of government agencies, consulates, corporations, and non-profit organizations present on advanced policies of integrating women in the workforce. Learn about good practices in the field and mingle with diplomats and fellow professionals.

Free Parking. Lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

A limited number of sponsored tickets & student scholarships will be distributed on request. For information, please email ASAP to

Keynote speakers:

Secretary of Labor's Regional Representative Elmy Bermejo

San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy

Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White

Other featured speakers and moderators include:

Mariam Kabaha, Commissioner of Social Equality, Israeli Ministry of Economy

Guadalupe Gomez-Maganda, Head of the Gender Equity Unit, Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Roberta Steele, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Regional Attorney, SF District Office

Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Executive Director, California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls

Dr. Emily Murase, Executive Director, San Francisco Department on the Status of Women

Andrea Shorter, President, San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women
Fabiola Kramsky, Founder & CEO, Tuiris Inc.

Breanna Zwart, Google Access Strategy Team, Commissioner, SF Commission on the Status of Women

Stay tuned for information about additional speakers and co-hosting consulates.

Conference Highlights:

Welcome: Consul Generals of Mexico and Israel

Plenary Panels:

U.S. & California Status of Women in the Workforce

International Perspective on Women in the Workforce

Breakout Workshops:

Equal Pay and Equal Employment Opportunities

Safety Net and Protection in the Workplace

Integration of Minority Women in the Workforce

Women in Technology