Faculty and staff and students are encouraged to attend a panel of Bay Area women discussing the challenges they have faced balancing work and home as they have risen in prominence in their respective fields.
Career Services is partnering with the Santa Rosa Branch of the AAUW (American Association of University Women) on Feb. 6 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Cooperage.
The event was inspired by the cover story in the July/August 2012 Atlantic Monthly, "Why Women Still Can't Have it All" by Anne-Marie Slaughter.
Speakers will include:
Rachel Dollar J.D, editor of Mortgage Fraud Blog, is a Santa Rosa attorney and Certified Mortgage Banker, who handles litigation for lending institutions and secondary market investors. http://www.mortgagefraudblog.com/
Duskie Estes, executive chef of Michelin rated Zazu Restaurant and farm, vintner of wines used at Zazu and French Laundry, and "Iron Chef" contestant. http://www.zazurestaurant.com/about.html
Mary Maddux-Gonzalez, MD, CEO and Chief Medical Officer of Redwood Community Health Coalition serving Sonoma, Marin, Napa and Yolo counties, and former Sonoma County Public Health Officer. http://www.rchc.net/content/about-history.asp
Julie Nation, for 40 years CEO and Founder of Sonoma County's prominent modeling school and agency. JN models are on national television shows, plus national and local commercials. http://julienation.com/
Jeanne Woodford, former Warden of San Quentin State Prison and an SSU alumna, Undersecretary and Director of the California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation, currently Senior Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice, also teaches at Hastings and Stanford. http://www.law.berkeley.edu/2509.htm
(Article can be found at http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/07/why-women-still-cant-have-it-all/309020/ )