Year Founded: 2013
Current Chapter President: Gema Tarango Deleon
Founding Chapter President: Alex Mallen
Founding Board Members: Alex Mallan, Gema Tarango Deleon, Shanna Bright, Kari Mills, Sherri Jennum, Jennifer Bower, Shana Medley, Reba Robinson, Andrea St. Urbain and Rachelle Silberg
Most Popular Event: Our Speed Mentoring Roundtables event, held annually, is one of our most anticipated and most attended events of the year. We pull such great mentors - both male and female - to participate from various fields of the sports industry. Our attendees enjoy the personalized time and take advantage of the opportunity to connect with this distinguished group. We have a great relationship with Dentons, and the company hosts us in its beautiful office space in the LA Jolla area.
Most Interesting/highly Attended Speaker/Topic:
In 2017, "Be Your Own Boss: A Look Into Entrepreneurship," featuring Elisette Carlson, founder of SMACK! Media; Izzy Tihanyi, co-owner of Surf Diva; and Brooke Kentera, co-founder of ScoutingZone. The panel discussed building your own brand and turning your side hustle into your full-time job.
In 2016, "managing Millennials," an interactive presentation to understand the changing dynamics of the workplace, move beyond generational stereotypes and reflect on the real data behind the newest generations, featuring Christine DiDonato, founder of Career Revolution.
Approximate Number of Events Per Year: 7
Event Price Range: Free to $20 for members' $10 - $25 for non-members
Average Event Attendance: 45
Do you offer WISE Within? Yes
Do you offer Speed Mentoring Roundtables? Yes