Power Your Purpose

Mar 17, 2023

Mar 18, 2023

8:00 am To 5:00 pm

25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542


See website for fee details

Event Description

Join us for two days of conversation, community, and education in Oakland and Hayward.

A 2-Day Conference in 2 locations:

  • Friday, March 17, CSUEB Oakland Center -1000 Broadway, Suite 109, Oakland, CA 94607
  • Saturday, March 18, CSUEB Hayward Campus- 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, VBT Building, Hayward, CA 94542

Cal State East Bay’s Women in Leadership invites you to a forum for students, professionals, and academics to gain skills and build your network. This conference will include discussion panels on leading in tech, accessibility, and inclusion, exploring new venture funding, leading in higher education, and the way we work. We have exciting workshops planned for hands-on learning, and also research presentations on women and leadership.


  • General Admission: $20
  • Students: $10

Full Event Page: csueastbay.edu/women-in-leadership/forum

Oakland Center Directions, Public Transportation, and Parking Info

Hayward Campus DirectionsPublic TransportationFree ParkingHotel Accommodations

A Few Forum Highlights

Keynote Speakers include:

  • Cathy Sandeen- President, Cal State East Bay
  • Kyra Kyles- CEO, YR Media, Writer/Producer, Multimedia C-Level Executive, Speaker, Author

Panelists include:

  • Elnaz Sarraf- Founder & CEO, Roybi Robot, BA ’12, Art
  • Winnie Kwofie – AVP, Facilities and Operations, CSUEB

Workshops include:

  • Urvi Bhandari- Co-Founder, Peppercorn.ai
  • Bryan Gillette – Founder, Summiting Group, MBA ’99


The Mission of Women in Leadership is to enhance the potential for graduates and alumni to advance in their professional journeys. Create awareness of the capabilities they need to navigate through their careers and empower them through training, coaching and mentorship. Encourage them to “build the muscle” needed through active engagement and leadership in social impact and community programs. Ultimately, creatong an effective network where successful alumni in turn can lift others.

For questions, more information, or accessibility accommodations, please contact womeninleadership@csueastbay.edu.


Women in Leadership- CSUEB


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