旧金山, CA – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, representing thousands of local businesses of all sizes, is hosting its fourth annual 好吧 Conference on Thursday, 10月7日, 2021. 好吧, which stands for Women Empowering Leadership & 学习, is an initiative of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, showing a commitment to represent all genders at all levels and across all industries.
With a focus on empowerment, 领导, 和教育, 好吧 provides workplace resources, 最佳实践, and a broad community of support for attendees to advance gender equality and workplace inclusion within their own organizations. Programs also include networking events and intimate speaker series. This year’s event will be virtual.
Attendees will get the opportunity to learn from diverse speakers and gain insights into how they can empower themselves and their colleagues to create a more equitable San Francisco. This year’s event will be hosted by Melinda Yee Franklin, Board Chair of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. There will also be an opportunity drawing for (2) round-trip tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies at the close of the program.
好吧 Conference Speakers Include:
• Katharine Pullis, Director, SFO Base Chief Pilot, Alaska Airlines
• Carly Buck, Owner, Brewvino,SF
• Lawanda Dickerson, Owner and Operator, U3Fit
• Maya Agaskar, Managing Director, 埃森哲咨询公司
• Melinda Yee Franklin, West Region Executive, Community Engagement/Corporate Responsibility, 摩根大通 & Co.
• Panel Moderated By: Shruti Kothari, Director of Industry Initiatives, Blue Shield of California
The conference will also feature a special update on the 好吧 cohort presented by 埃森哲咨询公司, a program to empower San Francisco women-owned small businesses. 2021 marked the inaugural year for the 好吧 Cohort Program as the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce highlighted two women-owned San Francisco small businesses as two groups of mid-level managers from 埃森哲咨询公司 and the 好吧 community worked together to help elevate the small businesses.
"Companies with a culture of inclusion and equality are better able to grow and innovate and I'm thrilled that 埃森哲咨询公司 is working with the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce to push our business community forward," said John Gingrich, Managing Director and Northern California Office Lead, 埃森哲咨询公司. "The pandemic has disproportionately impacted women, and this is a critical time for leaders to prioritize equity and help reverse some of the regressive effects on gender equality that have occurred in the last 18 months."
“Blue Shield of California is proud to support the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce’s 4thAnnual 好吧 Conference,” said Paul Brown, area vice president of Blue Shield of California and San Francisco Chamber of Commerce board member. “We are committed to supporting gender equality and workplace inclusion both inside our company and in the communities we serve. We are excited to join thousands of small business customers in valuable discussions about creating a more equitable San Francisco at this year’s 好吧 conference.”
The San Francisco 好吧 Program is presented by 埃森哲咨询公司 and supported by: Blue Shield of California, 康卡斯特公司, 签证, PG&E, Alaska Airlines, Blackrock, Deloitte, Hanson Bridgett, Recology, AT&T, Fisher Phillips, Kaiser Permanente, Golden State Warriors, Redwood Credit Union and the San Francisco Department of the Status of Women. For more information on the 好吧 program, visit www.tsmistressesberlin.com/community/well.