Upcoming DWMC Events

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Carmel Valley
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Hilton Garden Inn, 1000 Aquajito Rd, Monterey CA
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

 

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Our Next DWMC Event

When: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Marina Public Library Community Room, 188 Seaside Ave., Marina, CA

RACE, GENDER AND IDENTITY: THE ECONOMICS OF INEQUALITY

Join us for a conversation about how women live with inequality, and how new policies and legislation can improve our community.

Panel discussion moderated by: Alexandra Navarro

CEO and Founder of The Blue Leaf, a work/life balance organization
Co-author of Breaking the Barriers: A Woman's Toolkit for Success

Panelists include:

You Should Know About...

The community is invited to attend a candle-lighting ceremony to honor the nine people killed in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17. The event, organized by Seaside civil rights leader Helen Rucker, will take place this Wednesday, July 1, on the Seaside City Hall steps, at 7pm. 

 

Whether it's a matter of producing, researching, reporting or anchoring the news, women's voices are underrepresented. This can have an impact on what you, the viewer, see and hear. But there's one exception: PBS. Here's a great story on how they're creating change by making gender equality a priority.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/18/pbs-women-media-newshour_n_7587...

Delaine Eastin has long been a mentor and supporter of the DWMC. Over the years, she has spoken at our luncheons, attended our annual Sustainable Feast and provided essential insights that have guided DWMC development.

On June 13, Delaine Eastin received the UC Davis Medal. This is the highest honor the campus bestows on individuals to recognize extraordinary contributions that embody the campus’s Vision of Excellence. UC Davis states that medal recipients are recognized for qualities “that inspire and support excellence and the success and engagement of our students, faculty, staff and alumni to learn, experiment and achieve to their full individual and collective potential; and that foster a bold and innovative spirit in teaching, research and public service.”

Delaine joins previous recipients including Gary Snyder, poet; Wayne Thiebaud, painter; Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile; Cruz Reynoso, former justice of the California Supreme Court; Robert and Margrit Mondavi, winemakers and philanthropists; and Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States.

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After all those years as a woman hearing 'not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough,' almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, 'I'm enough.'

- Anna Quindlen