Women on the Rise:
Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Saturday, April 29, 2017

10 am to 12 noon

McGrail Vineyards and Winery

5600 Greenville Road, Livermore



Find inspiration from women business leaders to support your own career, and learn how to break the glass ceiling and use networking in business

10 am – Networking with Light Brunch
10:30 am – Panel Discussion: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

$20 per person includes wine tasting following the panel presentation

RSVP by Thursday, April 27 - Limited tickets available at the door


Dr. Evelyn Dilsaver (B.S. '77, Business Administration)

The former president and CEO of Charles Schwab Investment Management, Evelyn received an honorary doctorate in 2016 from the California State University, as well as Cal State East Bay’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2008. She currently serves on the boards of Aeropostale, Blue Shield of California, Tempur Sealy International, and The Commonwealth Club, among others organizations.  Recognition of her accomplishments includes the SF Business Times’ "100 Most Influential Woman" award for six years (2003-2009), and its "Outstanding Director" award in 2014.


Tammy Cameron (BS ‘88, Business Administration-Accounting) Senior VP, Finance & CFO, Labcyte

Karen Colonias (MBA ’88) President and CEO of Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc., the world leader in structural product solutions

Elana Hobson (BS ’95, Business Admin., MBA ’97) Chair, California Diversity Council; Board chair, Natural High; former Senior VP, Operations, Jack in the Box

Naymisha Patel (BA ’95 Chemistry-Biochemistry) Head of Quality, Global, Prothena Biosciences, Inc.

Leona Tang (BS ’91 Business Administration) Management Consultant; former Executive Vice President, Internal Audit, Charles Schwab Corp.); Named in the San Francisco Business Times “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” in 2015 and 2016

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