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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Representing Your Best Self

Written by: Marie “MJ” Joyce Like your resume and professional experience, it’s important to put your wardrobe to work for you. A first Impression is a lasting one, and while appearance does not determine one’s actual competence and credibility, it does influence others’ actual perception of those qualities. Capitalize on this “silent persuader” and consider […]

Jump Out of your Comfort Zone and Feel Empowered!

When my husband and I moved to San Diego a little over five years ago, I didn’t know anyone and I was working from home. I knew immediately I was going to need to get out of the house and volunteer. I was drawn to San Diego Habitat for Humanity because I knew that, once […]