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East Bay Women's Conference 2012 to Welcome Keynotes Gloria Steinem and Alice Waters

Gloria Steinem and Alice Waters keynote the March 5, 2012, East Bay Women’s Conference, presented by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Chevron, to be held at the San Ramon Marriott, San Ramon, CA, from 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

 
PRLog - Jan. 12, 2012 - World renowned journalist and women’s activist Gloria Steinem and celebrated chef and author Alice Waters top the powerhouse lineup as keynote speakers at the March 5, 2012, East Bay Women’s Conference, presented by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Chevron. Now in its seventh year, the EBWC convenes at the San Ramon Marriott, 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA, from 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
   
Joining Steinem and Waters are emcee Jan Wahl, San Francisco Bay Area film critic and historian, and guest speaker Ann Tardy, who shares secrets to finding one’s moxie and making a difference in the workplace.
   
The annual all day conference, this year themed "Voices, Views, and Forces for Change" and sure to be another sell-out, blends premier keynote and featured speaker presentations; interactive breakout sessions focused on contemporary issues; exhibitor booths; and a fully stocked bookstore and author signings. Conference highlights include continental breakfast, full lunch, and afternoon reception; free women’s health screenings provided by John Muir Health; and the popular Prize Drawing, offering winners exciting and valuable goods and gift certificates.
   
Breakout sessions feature industry experts in personal development, business leadership, entrepreneurship, surviving change, technology & social media, health & nutrition; and money & finance. New this year, EBWC designates additional conference time to networking and an extended afternoon premium wine tasting (5–5:30 p.m.), sponsored by Rock Wall Wine Company, after the closing reception and entertainment.
   
EBWC is the only conference of its kind in San Francisco’s East Bay that provides women opportunities to connect and participate in programs of personal and professional enrichment. Recognized by the community for programming excellence, the EBWC has enjoyed sold out attendance of 540+ since its 2006 inaugural event.
   
Gloria Steinem is recognized around the world as an articulate, outspoken leader, writer, lecturer, editor, and feminist activist who has been involved in issues of equality and social justice movements for more than forty years. She has been a voice for the rights of women when women had no voice.
   
Alice Waters, chef, author, and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, CA, is a pioneer of the organic food movement and a culinary philosophy based on using only the freshest organic products, served only in season. She is a tireless advocate for a sustainable food economy and early education in healthy eating.
   
Registration for the all-day EBWC is $175.00/person, and pre-registration is required. To register, contact the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau at www.walnut-creek.com or 925.934.2007. Visit Facebook: East Bay Women’s Conference.

2012 East Bay Women’s Conference
Voices, Views, and Forces for Change
Presented by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Chevron
Monday, March 5, 2012; 8:00 a.m.–5;30 p.m.
San Ramon Marriott, 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA.
www.walnut-creek.com

2012 EBWC sponsors: Chevron, and AAA, Bay Area News Group, BPI, Broadway Plaza, De La Housaye & Associates, Diablo Publications, Integre Wealth Management/Raymond James & Associates, John Muir Health, Miller Starr Regalia, Rock Wall Wine Company, Rudney Associates, San Francisco Business Times, Tiffany & Co., Wells Fargo Bank, and Whole Foods.

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About the East Bay Women's Conference: The mission of the East Bay Women's Conference is to provide women an opportunity to come together and participate in a program of personal and professional enrichment, development, and networking activities; and to provide them the tools they need on the journey to their personal best as individuals, team members, and leaders in family, community, political, and business arenas.

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Phone:925-934-2007
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