The event, which brings together top women leaders to share their insights with students and the community, will feature an impressive panel of speakers. This will including Anne Sweeney, former President of Disney/ABC Television Group; Brenda Chapman, Oscar-winning director of "Brave," Saura Naderi, Staff, Government Affairs Analyst at Qualcomm and many more. Panel discussions promise to cover a wide array of topics aimed at helping the next generation of women leaders manage the many aspects of being a woman in the workforce.
Katia Lopez-Hodoyan, another OLP alumnus and reporter for NBC7, will serve as the mistress of ceremonies for the event and Danielle Dietz-LiVolsi, founder of NuttZo, will deliver the closing remarks. Panel discussions will be held throughout the day covering a range of topics including STEM fields, arts & entertainment, business and entrepreneurship and healthcare.
“For 135 years, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace has empowered young women to become academic scholars and community leaders. Our annual Women’s Symposium highlights that legacy by connecting current students with incredible women leaders,” said Dr. Lauren Lek, head of the school. “This year, we are blessed with truly exceptional panels of women leaders from various backgrounds. Their professions span from doctors to television celebrities, CEOs, inventors and everything in-between.”
A limited number of tickets remain for the public. Tickets are $50 for general admission and $15 for alumnae, college students, and young professionals under the age of 30. All tickets include access to the Leaders Breakfast and Networking Lunch. Funds raised will support the OLP Alumnae Scholarship Fund for students who embody the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, show academic potential, and demonstrate financial need.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.aolp.org/OLPWS.
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace is located at 4860 Oregon Street.