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Moving the Needle Toward Change

California State University San Marcos
University Student Union (USU) Ballroom

Friday, October 13, 2017
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Keynote Speaker: Tiffany Shlain

The goal of Women’s Leadership Forum is to identify qualified women leaders, develop their leadership skills in a variety of ways, advance them into administrative positions in higher education and assist them with staying power.

Eligibility: LMU faculty and administrators who are interested in leadership development and have completed the Leading Institutional Units and Programs.

Note: The Office of the Vice President for Intercultural Affairs can arrange for participants to carpool to the Forum. Please contact José M. Chávez, Academic Affairs Associate, at jose.chavez@lmu.edu or 310.258.7774 for more information.

How to Apply

  1. Obtain written support to attend the Women’s Leadership Forum from your Senior Vice President, Dean or Vice President.
  2. Submit your support letter to Abbie Robinson-Armstrong, Ph.D., Vice President for Intercultural Affairs, by Friday, October 6, 2017.

Apply early as the participation in the Women’s Leadership Forum is on a first-come-first-selected basis. The President’s Leadership Development Initiative supports a maximum of ten Women’s Leadership Forum participants per academic year.

About Our Keynote Speaker

Tiffany Schlain, keynote speaker for the ACE Southern California Network 2017 Women's Leadership Forum

Tiffany Schlain, keynote speaker for the ACE Southern California Network 2017 Women’s Leadership Forum

Tiffany Shlain is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, founder of The Webby Awards and co-founder of The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, Character Day, and 50/50 Day, an annual event with thousands of screenings and discussions around the globe exploring what it’s going to take to get to a more gender balanced world. The first annual 50/50 Day happened on May 10th with over 11,000 screenings and discussions of her recent film “50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present & Future of Women + Power” in all 50 states and 146 countries.

Her films and work have received over 80 awards and distinctions including premieres at The Sundance Film Festival, a Disruptive Innovation Award from Tribeca Film Festival, and The US State Department sends Tiffany and her films to represent America at embassies around the world to foster dialogue. Her films explore technology, neuroscience, creativity, the science of character and gender equality. She runs the Let it Ripple Film studio in San Francisco and is a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute.


For more information, please contact:

José M. Chávez
Academic Affairs Associate
The Office of the Vice President for Intercultural Affairs
Email: jose.chavez@lmu.edu
Phone: 310.258.7774

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