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With Magdalena Carrascos (Councilwoman, San Jose District 5), Rich Tran (Mayor, Milpitas), Jeff Moore (President, Silicon Valley NAACP), Lisa Riley (Founder/CEO, ODOS), Milan Balinton (Dir., African American Community Services Agency), Melody Hames (Santa Clara County Mental Health Dept).
Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM   $55
Mexican Heritage Center, 1700 Alum Rock Ave
 
     
 
 
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DETAILS
The 2019 first annual ODOS Women of Color (WOC) conference is to highlight & focus on the need for Economic Development for African American Women & other Women of Color who are Solopreneurs or Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. The conference provides info to the following attendees: those seeking to create & work in their passion job, new & existing small businesses, baby boomers, corporate drop-outs, retirees, women experiencing corporate lay-off, & college students, or millenials seeking a side gig or options to the corporate life.ODOS expert keynotes & panelists will share info on business development, funding options, wellness, business branding & social media. The tools & resources presented will help femaleprenuers in decision making choices around entrepreneurs mindset, stimulate creative processes, & help female entrepreneur businesses LEVEL UP in 2019!Conference Agenda as Follows:
(10:00 - 10:15)
WELCOME /INTRODUCTION OF MASTER OF CEREMONY -Lisa Riley ODOS Synergy Services Founder &Magdalena Carrascos, Councilwoman City of San Jose District 5

(10:30 am) MASTER OF CEREMONY -Milan Balinton,Director of African American Community Services Agency, San Jose CA
(10:35 - 10:40)PRAYER,Rev. Jeff Moore, President, San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP
(10:40 - 10:45)SPECIAL GUEST/COMMUNITY LEADER -Mayor Rich Tran City of Milpitas
(10:45 -10:55)SPOKEN WORD -Poetess Kalamu Cache', Poet Laureate East Palo Alto
(10:55-11:00)INTRODUCTION OF KEYNOTE SPEAKER
(11:00 - 11:30 a.m.)Keynote Speaker I -LeTonya F. Moore, JD, Brand Protection Strategist

BREAK 11:30 - 11:40
Stretch & Dance Party |Door Prize

(11:30- 11:35 a.m.)ODOS MODERATOR -Tressa Williams, CEO T Williams State Farm Agency.
(11:35 am 12:15 a.m.)
ENTREPRENEUR HEALTHY LIFESTYLES


Melody Hames, Santa Clara County Mental Health Department


Wanda Whitaker, Anchored in the Spirit Holistic Therapist


Pj Jackson, Holistic Health Coach


Gloria J. Baxter, Licensed Clinical MSW, Director Lighthouse of Hope Counseling Services



LUNCH BREAK 12:15 -1:15

(1:15 pm -2:00 p.m.)ODOS MODERATOR -Tressa Williams, CEO T Williams State Farm Agency.
ENTREPRENEURIAL BEST PRACTICES


Chef Nicole Tabias,CEO & Founder La Dolce Vita Bakery


Sandra McNeal, CEO Ivey Consulting Services


Malia Everette, CEO AltruVistas Travel


Charlotta Carter, CEO GRITech Technology Solutions Staffing Services




Shawneequa Badger, CEO Badger Realty Group


Kelly Yip, CEO Platinum Realty Group


Alexa Sol, Sol Restaurant



(2:00 pm - 2:45 p.m.)
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES


Tara Lynn Gray, CEO Fresno Metro Black Chamber


Tanya Patterson Economic Development SJ/Silicon Valley NAACP


Carlos Reza, Small Business Development SBDC


Pamela Vavra, Atty. Santa Clara Law & SCORE


BREAK (2:45 pm to 3:00 p.m.)
Stretch & Dance Party
Door Prizes

INTRODUCTION OF TRACEY DAVIS
(3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES
Tracey Davis, CEO ZingPop, Online Social Media & Digital Marketing

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS/CLOSING REMARKS
For additional conference details contact info@odostravel.com.
 
 
 
 
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