This year’s theme “Woven Together” explores the diverse threads in San Francisco in support of gender equality in the workplace and in the community.
For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, CA; October 4, 2023 – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, the largest and most influential business membership organization in San Francisco, will host its sixth annual Women Empowering Leadership & Learning (WELL) Conference on Wednesday, October 4, 2023.
This year’s conference theme, “Woven Together,” highlights the diverse threads in the community that support women’s empowerment, leadership, and education.
“In San Francisco, every unique voice adds a chapter to our city’s ongoing story of progress and innovation,” shares San Francisco Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Rodney Fong. “When I think about this year’s ‘Woven Together’ theme for the WELLConference, I see it as more than just a symbol of our unity. It’s a vivid reminder of the invaluable roles women take on in steering leadership and advancing education. Every contribution, every thread, builds towards a future that’s both harmonious and thriving.”
“At Accenture, we know that a culture and workplace where all our people feel respected and empowered is a key driver of our progress and success,” said John Gingrich, office managing director of Northern California at Accenture and board member of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. “Different backgrounds, different perspectives, and different lived experiences enable businesses to thrive, and we are proud to celebrate a vibrant, diverse workforce in the Bay Area and beyond.”
- John Gingrich, office managing director of Northern California, Accenture and board member, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
- Rodney Fong, president & CEO, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
- Jenn Vasquez, vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Golden State Warriors
- Kamini Cormier, west Inclusion & Diversity lead, Accentureand a mental wellness advocate
- Kristin Wood, vice president and head of talent, Blue Shield of California
- Pam Price, executive director of regulatory strategy and execution, Gilead Sciences
- Nacera Rodstein, Head of People, O(1) Labs
- Maya Agaskar, managing director, Accenture
Conference attendees will have an opportunity to enter a drawing for (2) round-trip tickets to any destination, courtesy of Southwest Airlines.
Accenture is a Title Sponsor of the WELL Conference. Additional support for the event was provided by Leaders Sponsors, including Blue Shield of California, Microsoft and Southwest Airlines. NBC Bay Area is the Media Sponsor.
For more information on the WELL program and registration, https://sfchamber.com/event/well-conference-2023.
About the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is the largest and most influential business membership organization in San Francisco. The Chamber represents businesses of every size and industry in San Francisco and across the Bay Area. Acting on our mission to attract, support, and grow business through advocacy, economic development, and business development in San Francisco, the Chamber delivers many programs and events each year and advocates for a prosperous economy and high quality of life for everyone who lives, works and visits the city. More information about the Chamber is available at SFChamber.com.