Women’s Initiative Summit
May 17–18, 2012
Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Santa Monica, CA

Thursday, May 17
6:30 pm   Welcome Cocktail Reception
7:30 pm   Dinner
Friday, May 18
8:00 am
9:00 am      Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am
9:15 am      Welcome
                                  William Quicksilver, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner
, Manatt
                                  Timi Hallem, Chair, Women’s Initiative, Manatt

9:15 am
10:15 am    Communicating With the Media: 10 Basic Steps for Insisting
                                  on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

                                  Sheila Hershow, Executive Vice President, Dezenhall Resources
                                  Kerrie Campbell, Chair, Consumer Product Safety Practice Group, Manatt

10:15 am
11:15 am   Communicating With Yourself: Are You Blocking Your Own Success?
                                   Mary Davis Holt,
Partner, Flynn Heath Holt Leadership

11:15 am
11:30 am   Morning Break

11:30 am
12:30 pm   Communicating With the Government: 
                                              The Intersection Between Business and Government
                                  How to Make Government Work for You

                                              June DeHart, Partner, Government Relations (Federal), Manatt
                                              Kristina Lawson, Partner, Land, Environment & Natural Resources
                                  (Local Government), Manatt
                                              Phyllis Marshall, Counsel, Government Relations
                                  (State of California), Manatt
12:45 pm
2:00 pm    Lunch 
2:15 pm
3:15 pm      Communicating in Your Organization:
                                             How to Articulate Your Unique Value Proposition
                                             Bonnie Marcus, Founder, Women’s Success Coaching:
                                  How to Communicate for Self-Promotion

3:15 pm
4:15 pm      Communicating With Colleagues: 
                                  Successfully Dealing With the Weaker Sex, as Told by One of Them
                                             Dr. Mark Goulston, Author, “Just Listen and
                                  “Get Out of Your Own Way At Work”

4:15 pm
4:30 pm      Wrap-Up
4:30 pm
6:00 pm      Closing Cocktail Reception