Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Spring Symposium

Wednesday, March 21 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Off-Campus Event - Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111

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Imagine. Spark. Activate.

Wednesday, March 21 | 8 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Keynote Luncheon | 12-2:00 p.m.

Join us for our fifth annual spring symposium. This year's symposium — "Imagine. Spark. Activate." — will focus on changing the world through activism, leadership, and philanthropy. As an attendee, you will gain tangible tools to take your energy and ideas and create change in your community.

The day's program will include:

  • Continental breakfast
  • Morning keynote and breakout sessions
  • Panel and small group discussions
  • Luncheon with keynote speaker Debbie Sterling
  • Nonprofit fair
  • Networking dessert reception

Keynote Luncheon Speaker: Debbie Sterling
Inventor and CEO, GoldieBlox

Debbie Sterling is the inventor and CEO of GoldieBlox, an award-winning company on a mission to "disrupt the pink aisle" with toys, games, and media for girls. Debbie is an engineer, entrepreneur, and one of the leaders in the movement toward getting girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. Debbie was named TIME's "Person of the Moment," one of Business Insider's "30 Women Who Are Changing the World," and was recently added to Fortune's prestigious "40 Under 40" list.

Online registration is now open. Reserve your place today. Questions? Please contact the Office of Special Events at (415)422-6441 or usfevents@usfca.edu.