Beyond the Headlines

Show topic: Professional Business Women of California (PBWC)
April 19, 2011 8:13:21 PM PDT
ABC7's Emmy award-winning public affairs show, "Beyond the Headlines," provides in-depth coverage of the topics and issues facing the people of the Bay Area. Throughout the year, "Beyond the Headlines" airs half-hour specials on issues, ranging from Bay Area housing to same-sex marriage.

BEYOND THE HEADLINES
April 17, 2011
PBWC
Hosted by ABC7's Cheryl Jennings

Today, we're talking about PBWC and women and the workplace.

According to the Department of Labor, in 2009,

  • Women made up 46.8% of total U.S. labor force.
  • 66 million women were employed full-time and part-time.
  • Women are projected to be 51.2% of the increase in total labor force growth by 2018.

The Professional Business Women of California (PBWC) is a community of 25,000 women in the pursuit of success with educational and networking opportunities designed to advance both personal and professional lives. The annual PBWC Conference helps attendees connect with industry experts, make real contact with people who could advance careers, explore new ways to reach their maximum potential, create inspiration to seek new challenges.

PBWC 22nd Annual Conference
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Moscone Center, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
http://www.pbwc.org/

Studio Guests

Congresswoman Jackie Speier
(D) California
http://speier.house.gov

Cindy Solomon
Board Member, PBWC
CEO, Solomon & Associates, Inc.
http://www.cindysolomon.com/

Isabel Allende
Keynote Speaker, PBWC Conference
Author, Speaker, Activist
http://www.isabelallende.com/

Marion Freijsen
Speaker, PBWC Conference
Co-Founder & COO, EFactor
http://www.efactor.com/


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