2019 Manatt Women’s Initiative Summit

Speak UP and Speak OUT

Hosted by the Manatt Women’s Initiative, the summit is an annual program exclusively designed for Manatt’s women clients and friends of the firm. This year’s program will focus on innovation, mentorship vs. sponsorship, empowerment, and the art of speaking up and speaking out.

The event will be held at Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica, California. It begins with a presentation, reception and dinner the evening of Thursday, May 16, followed by a full-day program on Friday, May 17.

Presentation and Speakers

Thursday, May 16

Women Who Flip the Script
Christy Haubegger—Diversity Expert, Agent at Creative Artists Agency, former CEO of Latina magazine

Friday, May 17

The Silencing Factor: Executive Women and Voice
Carrie Arnold—Leadership Consultant and Executive Coach, The Willow Group

Go With It: Innovate and Embrace the Unexpected
Karen Hough—Founder and CEO, ImprovEdge

A Network of Champions: Sponsors AND Mentors
Jennifer Martineau—Senior Vice President, Societal Advancement, Center for Creative Leadership

Play a Tangible Role in Advancing Gender Equality
Shiza Shahid—Founder, NowVentures; Co-Founder & Founding CEO, Malala Fund

How to Tell People to Go to Hell So They Look Forward to the Trip
Dr. Lois Frankel—President, Corporate Coaching International


Thursday, May 16
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception and Guest Registration
6:30 p.m. Presentation and Dinner

Friday, May 17
8:15 a.m. Breakfast and Guest Registration
8:45 a.m. Morning Presentations
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Afternoon Presentations
5:00 p.m. Closing Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. Event Concludes

For any questions, please contact Emma Petievich at epetievich@manatt.com.

By invitation only.



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