4/1 Panel Discussion: "Adapting in a Down Market"

How is your business managing in this market? Are
youreally impacted? What can you do to invite growth during
these economic times? What can you be doing right now -
either as a professional or entrepreneur/freelancer to protect
yourself and makeyourself even more valuable?
Please join me in collaboration with Step Up Women's
Network and UCLA Anderson School of Management
for "Adapting to a Downturn" panel with three key experts on
finance, human resources, entrepreneurship and the
psychology of economics (and how this affects your
  • Amy Swift (Moderator)
    Founder, SMARTY
    Amy has helped women launch hundreds of businesses and ideas through her innovative and high-impact workshops and seminars.
  • Liz Pulliam Weston
    Personal Finance Journalist, MSN Money
    Liz Pulliam Weston is the most-read personal finance columnist on the Internet, according to Nielsen//NetRatings. She is an award-winning, nationally-syndicated personal finance columnist who can make the most complex money topics understandable to the average reader
  • Sue Brodecky
    SVP, Managing Director, S. California/Arizona, Lee Hecht Harrison
    Sue has over 20 years experience in the field of organization development, change management and talent management solutions. Sue is currently the Senior Vice President, Regional Managing Director for Southern California/Arizona for Lee Hecht Harrison, a leading global talent management solutions company with expertise in Career Transition, Leadership Consulting and Workforce Solutions.
  • Patricia Ramos
    Dean, Workforce & Economic Development,  Santa Monica  College
    Patricia Ramos oversees  Santa Monica  College 's  Small  Business  Development  Center (SMC SBDC), which provides quality management and technical assistance for small businesses, resulting in success for the entrepreneur, and economic growth and prosperity for all Californians. Specifically, the center assists with small business start-up, helps businesses expand and develop, promoting minority and women-owned business, and reating and retaining jobs.
Check in begins at 6:30pm

7:00pm-9pm Panel Discusson
NOTE: Christine Comaford Lynch is no longer paritcipating 
in this panel, including the bonus pre-panel workshop.



Northbound: Take Interstate 405 (San Diego Freeway) north, and exit at Sunset Boulevard. Turn east (right) onto Sunset at the end of the off-ramp. Turn south (right) onto Westwood Plaza, and proceed to the parking kiosk.


Southbound: Take Interstate 405 (San Diego Freeway) south, and exit at Sunset Boulevard. Turn left at the end of the off-ramp and turn east (left) onto Sunset. Turn south (right) onto Westwood Plaza, and proceed to the parking kiosk. From the parking lot, follow the signs to Anderson campus (just northeast of the parking structure).


Parking is $9 payable via credit card and cash.


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