• THE FUTURE IS FEMALE

    14 years ago I gave birth to a baby boy Jack. Today, this 14 year old boy challenges much of our daily lives.  Every now and again a glimpse of the man Jack will be comes through…this week Jack saw this sign, bought it and displays it in his room.  Here’s to boys becoming better […]

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  • Unflaggingly Supportive

    So many good women have lifted me up over the years. It’s hard to choose just one! So, let me start way back with a woman named Carol Hudler, an inspirational and pioneering leader and publisher in the newspaper business. I was a rising executive with a new baby at home. Carol came on as my boss, […]

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  • Rini Johar, an unsung hero

    You must mention Rini Johar of DISHADARSHAN.COM a commendable lady who helps South Asian abused women for the last 15 yrs or so. She is an unsung hero who diligently helps women without asking anything in return, be it arranging a storage for their needs, clothes or food need etc. A truly empowered woman in […]

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  • “stay low, stay loose”

    By Catherine Weihl: I have been reflecting on my own #liftup story and before I do, I want to acknowledge many people (you know who you are) because I know I have had the great opportunity to have different mentors, colleagues, managers, friends, relatives and many more who have been there during times when I […]

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  • Fake It ’til You Make It!

    By Ariel McNichol: This is a quirky story…faking it until you make it! From www.twitter.com/ari: “It was my first job out of college at a post production video company. One of our biggest clients was a confident, razor-sharp woman…I wanted to be just like her. I shyly asked her if she had any advice and […]

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  • You are strong and solid…

    By Deidra Lieberman. The theme of our 29th annual PBWC conference this year is Stand Up Lift Up and I, along with all of our board members and staff, have been asked to share our Lift Up story. The premise behind this is to dig deep and really think about who or what has lifted […]

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  • A Moment To Soar

    By Serenity Thompson Simmons. Sometimes it seems like the entirety of the first ten years of my career was spent on a plane. There have been so many truth-steeped moments spent with people I will never meet again. I don’t remember her name or her company, but when she sat next to me, I knew she […]

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  • Gone too soon…

    Friendship transcends disappearance: an enduring friendship goes on after death, the exchange only transmuted by absence, the relationship advancing and maturing in a silent internal conversational way even after one half of the bond has passed on. But no matter the medicinal virtues of being a true friend or sustaining a long close relationship with […]

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  • The 2017 PBWC Industry Leader Awards

    The Professional BusinessWomen of California is pleased to announce the 2017 PBWC Industry Leader Awards PBWC Industry Leaders are recognized at our annual conference. This honor is given to both emerging leaders and established senior executives who have demonstrated excellence connecting, mentoring and advancing women; who have led groundbreaking and industry-changing innovation; or who have […]

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  • 2016 PBWC Industry Leader Awards

    The Professional BusinessWomen of California is pleased to announce the 2016 PBWC Industry Leader Awards PBWC Industry Leaders are recognized at our annual conference. This honor is given to both emerging leaders and established senior executives who have demonstrated excellence connecting, mentoring and advancing women; who have led groundbreaking and industry-changing innovation; or who have […]

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