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ABC7's Beyond the Headlines with Cheryl Jennings: 2017 PBWC Conference in San Francisco

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In this episode of "Beyond the Headlines," ABC7s Cheryl Jennings spoke with Congresswoman Jackie Speier about PBWC, Alex Roddy about what to expect at this year's conference, and Lesley Slaton Brown about the importance of diversity in technology. (KGO-TV)

BEYOND THE HEADLINES WITH CHERYL JENNINGS
March 19, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.
2017 Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference


In this episode of "Beyond the Headlines," ABC7s Cheryl Jennings spoke with Congresswoman Jackie Speier about PBWC, Alex Roddy about what to expect at this year's conference, and Lesley Slaton Brown about the importance of diversity in technology.

The 2017 Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference will be held on Tuesday, March 28, at Moscone Center West in San Francisco and this year's theme is "Inclusion Now."

The event is sold out, with world-class keynote speakers, including award-winning actors Taraji P. Henson and Rosario Dawson, young Malawian women's rights activist Memory Banda, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, and PBWC founder Speier. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will deliver the closing keynote address.

RELATED: Join ABC7 at the 2017 PBWC Conference in SF

ABC7 is the founding sponsor of 2017 Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference. The ABC7 News team is attending the conference and is proud to serve as host on the main stage.

Studio Guests

Rep. Jackie Speier
Founder, PBWC
(D) San Mateo
https://speier.house.gov/
https://twitter.com/RepSpeier
https://www.facebook.com/JackieSpeier

Alexandra Roddy
Board President & Chair, PBWC
Global Head of Marketing, Prologis
https://twitter.com/AlexRoddy
https://www.facebook.com/ProfessionalBusinessWomenofCalifornia/

Lesley Slaton Brown
Chief Diversity Officer, HP, Inc.
PBWC Seminar Speaker
http://www.hp.com/
https://twitter.com/DailySlate

28th Annual PBWC Conference:
http://pbwc.org/
http://pbwcconference.org/

How to Contact your Elected Officials (Federal, State, Local):
https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials

Find Your State Senate and Assembly representatives:
http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/

ABC7 is a founding sponsor of the PBWC Conference and several of our ABC7 anchors are proud to host.

PHOTOS: ABC7 News at the 2016 PBWC Conference in SF
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