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.
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
- 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 email@example.com or (619) 725-9136.
2017's Speakers & Panelists
Keynote Speaker: Marcela Valladolid '96
Chef, author and co-host of the Food Network television series, The Kitchen
Marcela is passionate about changing the perception of authentic Mexican food. She has released two Mexican cookbooks, both reaching the #1 spot on Amazon; hosted her own Food Network show, Mexican Made Easy, for five seasons; created her own product line of tasty Mexican snacks and meats at Safeway stores; and is currently a host on the Emmy-nominated TV show, The Kitchen. Read More
Mistress of Ceremonies: Katia Lopez-Hodoyan '98
Bilingual Journalist at NBC 7 San Diego
Katia Lopez-Hodoyan is an award-winning bilingual journalist, currently working for NBC 7 San Diego. She recently came back from Rome, Italy, where she worked as a foreign TV correspondent for five years. She covered the election of Pope Francis, both terrorist attacks in Paris, and papal trips to Israel, Palestine, Jordan and Bosnia-Herzegovina. While overseas, Lopez-Hodoyan lived in a refugee camp in Jordan. Read More
Closing Speaker: Danielle Dietz-LiVolsi
Founder and CEO of NuttZo LLC
Danielle Dietz-LiVolsi is revolutionizing the peanut butter and nut butter industry. With over 25 years of sales and marketing experience, Danielle developed and implemented the strategic rollout of the NuttZo™ brand. Of course, NuttZo is more than just nuts and seeds. The heart and soul of the company is its non-profit, Project Left Behind. Read More
Arts & Entertainment Panel
Business & Entrepreneurship Panel
Thank You, Sponsors
The Change Maker:
First Republic Bank
Healthy Habits, Happy Family with Dr. Diane Pérez
Marathon Construction Co.
Rachel Mollering, CPA
Portavoce Public Relations
RCP Block & Brick, Inc.