"The program gave me a close-up view of political, business and social issues and trends, information that is invaluable to me as an entrepreneur and active participant in the success of our great state. The speakers were incredible� they inspired us and stretched our minds. The opportunity to connect with successful and dynamic California women leaders was a main highlight. Being part of Leadership California is like being part of a powerful sisterhood."

—Ursula C. Mentjes, M.S., ACC
President and Certified Business Coach
Potential Quest, Inc.
"I have enjoyed my involvement with Leadership California. Our trip to the state capitol was most enlightening. As a result I have gotten involved with the Los Angeles African American Women's Political Action Committee. Thank you, Leadership California, for sparking a genuine interest in the political process."

—Shawn Farrar
Director Corporate Diversity
Sempra Energy
"The CIT program brings together successful women from all over California, and gives them the opportunity to build a network with other successful women. It's a way to learn about the important issues in our state, and to get ready to take the next step in your professional life."

—Isela Vilchis Hoenigmann
"Leadership California has provided me a panoramic view of issues, challenges and opportunities for this lovely state that I live in. The program was my introduction to women of unbelievable talent, experience and passion who are set to make a difference. The feeling to want to be more, to accomplish more, is simply contagious. I hope to know these women for the rest of my life."

—Rosario Montes-Arena
Manager, IBM Software Executive Briefing Program
Silicon Valley & Worldwide Briefing Program
"As a young immigrant woman working in the nonprofit sector, it was inspiring to see women leaders in action, to be able to network with them, and talk about the issues that are relevant to our communities and our state. I feel honored and privileged for the opportunity to participate in such an awesome program that weaves women leaders from different sectors and geographies of California to engage in a conversation about the social, political, and economic fabric of California."

—Winnie Hui-Min Yu
Development Associate
Asian Law Caucus
San Francisco
"I've spent half of my work life in the corporate world, and the past ten years in the nonprofit world, but neither taught me how to be who I am at work�the whole pastiche of talent and spirit. I found role models who excited me, the true state of our state of California (which frustrated me), work partners continually learning like me, and friends."

—Peta G. Penson, Ed. D.
Consultant
Oakland Unified School District
"Leadership California sessions feature influential speakers and lively discussion on timely issues shaping the economy and workforce. The session on work-life balance struck a chord with me, where key leaders advised us to map out a personal career plan. Networking with other women was invaluable. Leadership California is an engaging and downright fun experience."

—Roberta Tinajero-Frankel
Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Dept.
Healthy Eating, Active Living Project Manager
"Simply put, Leadership California is time well spent that will benefit me personally and professionally for years to come. I've not only kept in contact with my fellow classmates on a social level, but have had opportunities to work with some of them on business projects as our professional paths crossed. The sessions gave in-depth looks at the critical social issues that many Californians face, inspiring me to get more involved in my community�s outreach programs."

—Teena Massingill
Manager of Corporate Public Affairs
Safeway Inc.
   
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Leadership California Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

Collection and Use of Personal Information
When you request information, register for an event using one of our forms, purchase tickets or contact us offline, we may need your specific information in order to process your registration/request and reply to your needs promptly.

We may ask you for contact information (such as your name, email and address) and demographic information (such as your zip code or age). We also collect demographic and profile data at our site and in our databases. We use this data to tailor your experience at Leadership California and to develop and distribute content in which we think you might have an interest.

Because of the nature of our organization, our activities, services and products are not designed to appeal to minors. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children.

Links to Other Sites
This site links to other sites. Leadership California is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We will not pass your information along to the linked site; however, we cannot protect the information you provide to that site.

Monitoring Information
We monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the Leadership California website. We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important changes to the websites, new services or features offered by Leadership California, and special offers and information we think you will find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, please contact us through one of the channels identified in the choice/opt-out section.

Protecting Personal Information
When you place orders or access your account information, we use a secure server. This secure server software, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the customer transactional data we collect is protected against unauthorized access with the use of digital certificates. Digital certificates for Leadership California are issued by Authorize.Net, one of the most established signers of digital certificates.

Use of Cookies
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. Even without accepting cookies, you can still use most of the features throughout the Leadership California website.

URL and IP Address
As with many other websites, we collect information about our visitors’ utilization and navigation of our site. This information is used to aid design enhancements and site usability. We may also use IP addresses to help diagnose issues with our servers and for site administration, to analyze trends, track demographic data and respond to security threats.

Policies Regarding Disclosure of Personal Information
Leadership California does not share information on individuals with other organizations or any of its vendors. Personal information will only be accessible, via password protection, to Leadership California’s alumnae of the California Issues & Trends Program. Alumnae may elect to exclude themselves from Online Directories. Please contact Leadership California to make this request.

Leadership California may provide aggregate statistics about our alumnae to our sponsors and supporters, but these statistics will include no personal identifying information.

Email Guidelines
Leadership California does not send unsolicited commercial email to individuals with whom they do not have a pre-existing or current business relationship. Leadership California provides all email recipients with a clear, easy and effective method to unsubscribe to any and all online communications.

How to Correct or Update Information
Here are the options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

1. Email: info@leadershipcalifornia.org
2. Send a letter to Leadership California, 253 N. San Gabriel Blvd., #101, Pasadena, CA 91107
3. Obtain a password to allow online access to your database record, and make changes to your information yourself

Tell Us What You Think
Leadership California welcomes your questions and comments about this privacy statement, about our practices, and about your dealings with this website. Please send email to info@leadershipcalifornia.org , or write to Leadership California, 253 N. San Gabriel Blvd., #101, Pasadena, CA 91107.

 



 

 
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