Women Engaged! is a series of salon-style conversations on topics of social urgency that may be of particular interest to women.
Programs are held in private homes and include wine, coffee and dessert.
Location addresses are provided upon registration.
The second season kicks off Sept. 26, 2017.
The inaugural series' topics and speakers:
Part 1: Gender Wage Gap, featuring Esther Peralez-Dieckmann, Executive Director, Santa Clara County Office of Women's Policy
Part 2: Violence Against Women, featuring Tanis Crosby, CEO, YWCA Silicon Valley
Part 3: Women, Girls and Public Education, featuring Jennifer Thomas, President, San Jose Teacher's Association
Part 4: Justice Involved Women and Girls, featuring Chandra Lopez-Brooks, Commissioner, Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women
Part 5: Campus Sexual Assault "Rape Culture," featuring Crystal Riggins, Attorney at Hoge Fenton, Jones & Appel
Part 6: The Politics of Women's Health, featuring Guadalupe Rodriguez, Director of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte