New York, NY, March 01, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The power of unity, connecting and collaborating are key elements in the progression of women in the future according to Michelle Patterson, President of the California Women’s Conference and Founder, President and CEO of Women Network.
“Women and men collaborating with global organizations have abundant opportunity to progress in the future,” said Patterson at the Power of Collaboration Global Summit in New York City.
Yesterday, IMPACT Leadership 21, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, IBM and other global organizations convened at the United Nations Headquarters with dynamic international leaders to discuss and develop new, groundbreaking tactics for women to collaborate to accelerate to higher levels of impact.
Patterson was a key contributor to this conversation. With a wealth of endless knowledge and experience, Patterson ignited the multitude of women and men with her insights on women and their role in the future of global leadership. This riveting discussion was the precursor for what Patterson and her team of elite speakers will bring to the California’s Women’s Conference on May 19 and 20 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California.
Set to grace the stage is TV and film actress Jessica Alba, author and motivational speaker Immaculee Ilibagiza, Olympic Gold Medal winner Bonnie St. John, actress Geena Davis, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul Series Jack Canfield, and legendary reporter Jane Pauley to name a few. With talented and thought provoking speakers, networking opportunities, exciting exhibits, and engaging breakout sessions, the Women’s Conference is projected to host over 10,000 participants.
The Power of Collaboration Summit marked the beginning of The California Women's Conference global partnership with the United Nations, as the UN will host a panel at the upcoming conference. The conference is set up to provide women with a strong connected circle of resources to catapult them to the highest levels in business, personal development, health and wellness, or philanthropic endeavors. By participating in the conference women will be empowered and realize their talent to achieve greater accomplishments.
About Michelle Patterson, President of The California Women's Conference & Founder, President and CEO of Women Network
Michelle is a recognized visionary and lauded business accelerator, who is a sought-after expert on issues such as the women's economy, professional development, networking, and business growth. Patterson is a written contributor and guest on numerous media outlets including The Huffington Post, CNBC, Fox BusinessNews, Bloomberg, and over a dozen TV stations in California. Patterson is set to release her book featuring high-profile female professionals, Women Change the World in conjunction with The California Women’s Conference.
About The California Women’s Conference
The California Women’s Conference offers its attendees inspiration, resources, and connections to take the next step in business, personal development, health and wellness, or philanthropic endeavors. Featuring widely respected thought leaders, talented entertainers, and a marketplace of ideas, exhibits, networking and panel discussions; the conference is designed to benefit women from all walks of life.
For nearly thirty years, women in California have enjoyed a conference that provided a forum for building successful businesses, strengthening careers, and positively influencing the world around them. The California Women’s Conference will continue the tradition of empowering women and providing resources in every aspect of their lives, and embracing philanthropy by donating a portion of programming and proceeds to participating charitable organizations. For more information visit www.CaliforniaWomensConference.com.