The Power of Intentional Female Friendship

Diane Lofgren and Margaret Bhola coauthored Women I Want to Grow Old With. Diane will be the keynote speaker for the inaugural networking breakfast, San Diego Women Connect, on Tuesday, July 26. Join the conversation! Friendship. It seems so easy. We’ve made them all our lives. But there are times when life throws something our […]

It All Started with a Seven-Year-Old Boy …

Frank Shankwitz will speak at the Inspiration Conference on March 18 at Harrah’s Resort Southern California. Denise Visconti of Women’s Week Partner Littler Mendelson, shares this spotlight: Chris Greicius was seven years old and yearned to be a police officer and “catch bad guys.”  There was only one problem: Chris was dying of leukemia and he was running […]

A Message from Kim Coles: Who You Are is Enough

Kim Coles will speak at the Inspiration Conference on March 14 at Harrah’s Resort Southern California. Denise Visconti of Women’s Week Partner Littler Mendelson, shares this spotlight: Kim Coles is an actress, comedienne, author, playwright and television personality who is best known for appearing in the television shows Living Single, The Geena Davis Show, and In Living Color, […]

Out of Apartheid a Champion of Freedom Rises

Naomi Tutu will speak at the Inspiration Conference on March 18 at Harrah’s Resort Southern California. Denise Visconti of Women’s Week Partner Littler Mendelson, shares this spotlight: Apartheid caused many of us around the world to march and protest and boycott in an effort to bring it to an end.  To Nontombi Naomi Tutu, who grew up in […]

Padma Lakshmi: Model, Author, Chef, Role Model

Padma Lakshmi will speak at the Inspiration Conference on March 18 at Harrah’s Resort Southern California. Denise Visconti of Women’s Week Partner Littler Mendelson, shares this spotlight: Padma Lakshmi is best known for her role as a model and as the host of “Top Chef.”  But she is and has done so much more.  Padma was born in […]

Get Ready to Experience the Energy of Elizabeth McCormick

Elizabeth McCormick will speak at the Inspiration Conference on March 18 at Harrah’s Resort Southern California. Denise Visconti of Women’s Week Partner Littler Mendelson, shares this spotlight: Elizabeth McCormick dared women all over the world to dream big when she shattered the glass ceiling in the military and became a U.S. Army Black Hawk Helicopter pilot. She flew numerous command and […]

Celebrating our Local Military Families

Chances are, if you live in San Diego County, you know a friend or a family member who serves, or has served, in the military.  San Diego is a military city—it has a rich military history, and currently is home to over 115,000 Active Duty Military and almost 230,000 veterans.  Included with these service men […]

Living with Intent in the Digital Age

Mallika Chopra will speak on Opening Day on March 14 at California Center for the Arts. Denise Visconti of Women’s Week Partner Littler Mendelson, shares this spotlight: As Mallika Chopra’s TEDx Talk begins, she starts with a story with which we are all too familiar: while speaking to an audience about lofty concepts like intent, wellness, balance, […]

Empowering Women by Giving Back

Roll up your sleeves and get into cleaning mode—it’s time to organize your closet! “Oh no not that,” you say. “I hate walking into my closet, it’s such a mess!” Well, join the club—many women feel that way. When I work with people at 48 Pieces (part of SimplyTwo Design), I help them get past […]

The Power of Reassurance

Amy Cuddy is known around the world for her 2012 TED Talk–the second-most viewed talk in TED’s history. Cuddy gives a keynote presentation on Friday, March 18 at San Diego Women’s Week’s Inspiration Conference. Jeff Meyer offers this reflection: As the lecture went underway, I watched with casual interest as Cuddy explained her curiosity with body language and how […]