OLP Women’s Symposium

Join us for OLP’s Fourth Annual Women’s Symposium on March 9, 2018 at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace.

OLP is honored to serve as an epicenter for women's education and is excited to host this unique event centered on reciprocal learning and inspiration. Modeled after speaker panels at leading universities, OLP’s Women’s Symposium brings together top women leaders to share their insights and pathways to success with our students and the community. Through dialogue and modeling, these female leaders empower young women to stand up for themselves and fearlessly chase their dreams.

The funds raised from this event 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.


  • $50 – General Admission
  • $15 – OLP Alumna / College Student / Young Professional (under 30 years old)

Become a Partner

Join us as a corporate partner for the Fourth Annual Women’s Symposium. Through your support, your business or organization will benefit from direct exposure to hundreds of community members who are interested in supporting and encouraging young women to pursue their dreams, find their voices and reach their true potentials.

Sponsorship Opportunities range from $1,000 to $15,000 and can be customized to fit your needs.

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About the Event

Friday, March 9, 2018
8:30 am to 1:00 pm
At the Academy of Our Lady of Peace


  • 8:30 am: Registration Opens
  • 9:35 am: Welcome and Keynote Assembly
  • 10:20 am: Session 1
  • 11:00 am: Break
  • 11:15 am: Session 2
  • 12:05 pm: Closing Assembly
  • 1:00 pm: Networking Lunch

Dynamic Panels:

  • Finding Purpose & Passion in Your Work
  • You Can Have it All... But What Does That Mean?
  • Taking a Seat at the Table
  • It Wasn't My Plan

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Kanaski '99 at skanaski@aolp.org or (619) 725-9136.

2018 Speakers & Panelists

Carisa Azzi
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Welk Resort Group
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Janice Brown
Founding Partner of Brown Law Group
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Ariana Longley, MPH
Vice President of Patient Safety Movement Foundation
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Kamisha Mason
Senior Development Test Engineer for Solar Turbines Incorporated
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Josette Persson ’90
Executive Producer & Partner of Point Studio
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Dr. Liza María Pompa González, MD, Ph.D., FACS
Tijuana General Hospital
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Carrie Sawyer
Manager of Inclusion and Diversity at Qualcomm
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Sandy Young
Vice President at J. Walcher Communications
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Thank You, Sponsors

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