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ABC7 recently brought together a group of local experts to discuss the challenges facing employees and employers across the Bay Area. This is the full town hall discussion that was recorded.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- ABC7 recently brought together a group of local experts to discuss the challenges facing employees and employers across the Bay Area.

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Watch the video above for the full town hall discussion that was recorded.

Click here for a look at our special edition of "Beyond the Headlines" that explores the ongoing issues surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace.

Town Hall Guests

Maureen Broderick

CEO/Founder

WorldWideWomen

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Founder & CEO of WorldWideWomen, a vetted web resource for women around the globe.

FB: @WorldWideWomenCo

TWT: @WorldWideWomen

Karina Cabrera Bell

Host, REACH Mama Podcast

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Her podcast features stories of successful multicultural moms managing high powered careers and kids.

INSTA: @reachmamapodcast

TWT: @REACHMama

Estella Cisneros

CRLA Fresno Directing Attorney,

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.

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Working toward social justice and equity for farmworkers & all low-wage workers in rural communities. Offices across California.

FB: @CRLA.org

TWT: @CRLAinc

Dr. Will Courtenay

Psychotherapist, "The Men's Doc"

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Provides strategies for men to address the confusing messages regarding manhood and how a man is supposed to be in today's society.

TWT: @TheMensDoc

FB: @WillCourtenay

Laura Guio

Vice President, Systems Services Center of Competency and Sales & California Senior State Executive

IBM Corporation

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Longtime respected leader at IBM, with a focus on sales, customer support, development and operational infrastructure; Vice President of Silicon Valley Leadership Group.

INSTA: @IBM

FB: @IBM

TWT: @L_Guio and @IBM

Saru Jayaraman

Director, Food Labor Research Center, UC Berkeley

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Nationally recognized for he efforts to insure the rights of restaurant workers. She was also Amy Poehler's guest at the Golden Globes. Founded Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC United) after 9/11, when so many were displaced from restaurant work in the Twin Towers.

INSTA: sarujayaraman_roc

FB: Saru Jayaraman

TWT:@SaruJayaraman

Grace Kahng

Founder/Executive Producer, Santoki Productions

Co-Author/Editor, "Better Together: 8 Ways Working with Women Leads to Extraordinary Products & Profits"

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Award-winning Producer & investigative journalist, dedictaed to stories addressing human rights abuses domestically & abroad.

INSTA: @gekahng

FB: Grace Kahng

Catherine Kudlick

Director, Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability, SFSU

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Professor of History & disability rights activist, leading the historic Longmore Institute.

TWT: @kudlick

Hayley Leibson

Founder, Lady In Tech

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Founded her successful blog about being a female in the tech industry & works to inspire others.

INSTA: @lady_in_tech

FB: @ladyintech

TWT: @hayleyleibson

Nashormeh Lindo

Artist & Educator

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World-renowned visual artist/designer, photographer, historian & educator. She was appointed to the California Arts Council by Governor Jerry Brown in 2014.

INSTA: @mamanonilin816

Jonathan Sposato

Angel Investor

Co-Founder of both Geekwire.com and PicMonkey

Author, "Better Together: 8 Ways Working with Women Leads to Extraordinary Products & Profits"

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The one and ONLY tech angel investor to announce he would ONLY fund female-founded companies, since 2016. He co-founded 2 tech companies, and was the first person to sell 2 companies to Google.

INSTA: @jonathansposato

TWT: @jonathansposato