LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iranian American Women Foundation (IAWF) is proud to present its 7th Women Leadership Conference 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, November 2, 2014 for the first time in the Los Angeles area at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
The conference will feature some of the most influential and successful Iranian American women across various industries and fields providing key insights into leadership, success, mastering the work-life balance, finding the courage to follow one's dreams, and the importance of legacy.
This year's keynote speakers are Parisa Khosravi, senior vice president for CNN Worldwide, in charge of Global Relations, and Anousheh Ansari, first female private space explorer and first space ambassador. With more than 20 years of experience at CNN, Khosravi currently oversees CNN's international and domestic newsgathering operations. Ansari is co-founder and chairwoman of Prodea Systems.
The day's sessions, presented by more than 35 panelists and moderators from diverse backgrounds, will explore the following subjects:
- Lead like a Woman
- Rising Stars
- Public Relations and Strategic Communications: The Best Kept Secrets for Your Business Success
- Leading a Successful Career
- Breaking Taboos
- The Global Impact of Women
- Through Your Eyes: Transforming Hearts and Minds Through the Arts
- Global Impact Through Philanthropy
The list of distinguished and accomplished women authors, doctors, engineers, philanthropists, educators and directors is endless. Among those presenting during the conference is President Barack Obama's personal aide at the House White. A young, vibrant Iranian American, Ferial Govashiri climbed the latter to get to the position she holds today at the nation's highest office. Goli Ameri, former US Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs will also participate on one of the sessions.
For a full program, including a complete list of speakers and moderators, and to purchase tickets visit www.iawfoundation.org.
The all-day conference kicks-off with opening remarks by Guity Javid, founder and President of Hutton Capital. The conference is hosted by Shirin Rajaee, anchor and reporter for ABC KEYT News in Santa Barbara, and will conclude with closing remarks by Mariam Khosravani, founder and president of IAWF.
The Women Leadership Conference is presented by IAWF and generously sponsored at Platinum level by Farhang Foundation and Union Bank, Gold level by Pars Equality Center and at Silver level by Citibank, Comerica Bank, GENBAND, ISCC and PGN.
Tickets are $200 per person and include access to all sessions. Lunch will also be served.
About the Iranian American Women Foundation
The mission of the Iranian American Women Foundation is to provide a platform of empowerment and mentorship for Iranian American women of all ages. We provide insight into various career paths and an opportunity to network with extraordinary women across the United States. The vision of the Iranian American Women's Leadership Conference is to inspire and empower Iranian American women to achieve their maximum potential. Visit www.iawfoundation.org to learn more.
Managing & Communications Director
Iranian American Women Foundation
Press Release By: DigiFusionMedia.com
SOURCE Iranian American Women Foundation