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Women in Leadership: Navigating Through Power Structures, Personal Challenges, and a Pandemic

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology Margaret J. Weber Distinguished Lecture Series


Online via Zoom

Blank Rome Matrimonial & Family Law Partner Stacy D. Phillips will serve as panel moderator for Women in Leadership: Navigating Through Power Structures, Personal Challenges, and a Pandemic, part of the Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology Margaret J. Weber Distinguished Lecture Series. The program will be held online via Zoom on Thursday, March 11, 2021, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. PST (7:30 to 9:00 p.m. CST / 8:30 to 10:00 p.m. EST).

This event is open to the public and questions will be solicited from the audience.

Stacy will moderate the panel as they share insights from successes and setbacks in the workplace and in life. They will also discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified obstacles and created opportunities that did not previously exist. Topics will include strategies for navigating the contours of power related to gender, race, and the political structure in an organization, and the role male advocates and managers play in addressing workplace challenges faced by under-represented employees, particularly women.

PANELISTS

  • Christine Deschaine, Senior Vice President, Kennedy Wilson Property Services
  • Kara Katz, CEO & Co-Founder, Riff App
  • Chickie Leventhal, Founder & Owner, Chickie's Bail Bonds
  • Christal Morris (EdD ’17), SVP, & Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Peloton
  • Denise Pines, Immediate Past President, Medical Board of California

ABOUT THE SERIES

The Margaret J. Weber Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes a dynamic panel of female leaders to share lived experiences and perspectives to inspire all genders. More than just another “women’s history month event,” these pioneers will share advice for obtaining "stretch-opportunities" for professional growth, expanding networks, and accessing resources.

To learn more or register to attend, please visit the event webpage.