Da Vinci Schools Hosts SpaceX President for Young Women's Career Conference
June 14, 2013
The conference, "Changing the World...Choosing to Succeed," featured "seven very powerful and diverse women representing the worlds of engineering, education, film, science, advertising, justice, and design," said Melanie Franko, Director of Real World Learning at Da Vinci Schools,who organized the event. The speakers shared stories of their personal and career growth as managers, mentors, mothers and innovators.
Additional speakers who inspired and encouraged the students included Dr. Ilene Straus, VP of the California State Board of Education; Dr. Diane Perlov, Senior VP of Exhibits at the California Science Center; Dana Commandatore, Executive VP of Deutsch Advertising Agency; Sandra Munoz, Former President of the Latina Lawyers Bar Association; Kelly Slattery, Executive Film Producer at Therapy Studios; and Renee Tadros, Designer at RST Creatives.
The event was funded by Beach Business Bank as part of its community outreach program.
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