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OLP Women’s Symposium

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Join us for the OLP Ninth Annual Women's Symposium on Friday, March 24, 2023

The 9th Annual OLP Women’s Symposium theme of “The Hope is Here,” congregates women leaders and students to partner in the hope of being the change the world needs today. Open to the public, from high school students to seasoned business professionals, the 2023 OLP Women’s Symposium features a series of workshops and highly curated panels with prominent leaders in their industries. The half-day, nonprofit event will leave attendees with tangible advice, pathways forward, and the inspiration to bring a representative female voice to the table of life.

2023 Women's Symposium Website

Featuring Keynote Speaker: Brazilian Big Wave Surfer, Maya Gabeira

Maya Gabeira is a Brazilian Big Wave Surfer, best known for setting the 2020 World Record for the biggest wave ever surfed by a woman and the biggest wave surfed by anyone - male or female - that year at 73.3 feet. As an ESPY award winner, 7x Big Wave Award champion, and 2x Laureus nominee, Maya is one of the most influential female surfers of all time. She is also passionately committed to and a fierce advocate for restoring the world's ocean through her role as UNESCO champion of the Ocean and Youth and as part of the board of directors of Oceana. Maya published her first picture book called Maya and the Beast and has 2 more books to launch in 2023. Her documentary, Maya and The Wave, filmed over 10 years by director Stephanie Johnes, premiered at Tiff in 2022 and was first runner up for People's Choice Awards. The movie is to premiere worldwide in 2023.

Thursday, March 23

11:15 am-1:05 pm
Roundtable Lunch
Open to OLP students only

5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Networking Happy Hour 21+

Friday, March 24

7:30 am-12:45 pm
Women’s Symposium and Vendor Marketplace


Reserve your Tickets Today! Click Here for the OLPWS Website or use the form below


Questions? Please contact Kristin Haygood at [email protected] or 619-725-9107

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors!

Sponsorship Opportunities for 2023 Women's Symposium 

The funds raised from this event will support the Carondelet Annual Fund which funds our areas of greatest need including academics, athletics, co-curricular activities, technology, campus maintenance and so much more.    


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