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Thursday, April 24th
Featured Trailblazing Speakers:
- Ellen Raquel Lebow – Co-Founder, Art/Matenwa Project - Haiti [Keynote Speaker]
Ms. LeBow is an artist, writer, and the co-founder of Matenwa’s “Sant of Atizana,” creole for arts center. She will share her remarkable story of creating global artist-entrepreneurs in the hidden community of Matenwa, Haiti. Difficult to get to and unknown to most Haitians, Matenwa has little direct access to the outside world. Ellen’s project is bringing a million rays of hope to this forgotten community.
- Stepfanie Kramer – Emmy-Nominated Actress [Master of Ceremonies]
Actress, writer and singer/songwriter, Ms. Kramer is probably best known for her starring role as the tough-minded detective, Sgt. Dee Dee McCall, on the NBC TV hit series, “Hunter”. Revered by her fans as a trailblazer who paved the way for strong female characters on television, Ms. Kramer will join four other trailblazing women on stage at the event.
- Susana Camberos – Local Rising Representative and Social Entrepreneur [Special Guest Speaker]
Ms. Camberos, a Salinas, California resident, is doing her own trailblazing. In addition to being the first woman in her family to attend college, Susana was able to economically assist her family with moving to a safer neighborhood following the tragic death of her brother. Susana will share her courageous story.
- Sue Malone – Trailblazing Business Woman [Invitation to Join Rising]
Business and financial dynamo, Sue Malone, will close the luncheon with a request to support Rising International’s efforts. Ms. Malone was the first woman in the United States to operate parking facilities. Her sole mission is to help people, especially women, obtain access to capital to start or expand their businesses. Currently, she is the undisputed number one SBA loan provider in the nation for the Community Express Loan Program, Patriot Express.
- Carmel Jud – Founder & Executive Director, Rising International [Keynote Speaker]
Ms. Jud is the visionary founder and executive director of Rising International. Her entrepreneurial passion began at age 19 when she launched Carmel Jud Creative Group (CJCG), a San Francisco Bay Area award-winning advertising production and market research firm specializing in broadcast media. Carmel launched Rising International. the first non-profit to use the home party business model to contribute to solving world poverty.
Hyatt – Monterey, CA
1 Old Golf Course Rd
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 372-1234
Time | Schedule:
11am to 11:45am – Check in at Registration | Regency Grand Ballroom
At Registration you’ll receive a name tag, your table name/number.
11am to 11:45am – Wine/Social Reception and Global Marketplace | Regency Grand Ballroom
Yes, wine at 11:00am! Because it's 5:00pm somewhere!
Plus you can shop hand crafted art made by remarkable women from over 20 countries.
12:00 noon to 1:15pm – Program and lunch in Grand Ballroom | Regency Grand Ballroom
1:15pm to 2:15pm – Global Marketplace Continues | Regency Grand Ballroom
Shopping has never been more rewarding! Everything you purchase in the marketplace changes lives.
2:00pm to 5:00pm – VIP after Party (admittance with VIP wrist band) | In a top-secret location :-)
Free parking will be available at the Hyatt Conference Center Building.
To access this parking: After entering the main driveway, please stay to your left.
Cobb Salad - Egg, Chicken, Bacon, Tomato, Blue Cheese, Avocado & Water Cress with Lemon Dijon Dressing | Beverage
Dessert Platter - Cheesecake Squares, Pecan Tartlets, and Lemon Bars
If you’d like a vegetarian entrée, please email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 15th.
Business causal, or wear your favorite ethnic outfit in celebration of Rising’s work in over 20 countries!
Table Sponsorships are available. See Table Sponsorship Details Here.
Ticket Sales: There are no paper tickets for this event. Your name will be at Registration / Check In]
- VIP Seating
- VIP Special Gifts From Rising Sponsors
- Photo With Rising Speakers
- 2pm – 5pm Attend VIP After-Event at Private Villa
Your Support Is Key!
Near the end of the event, there will be an opportunity for you to donate and/or sign-up to be involved with Rising International. Event proceeds will train local women and teens (many unemployed) to become social entrepreneurs, and run their own Rising businesses. In addition, proceeds support women entrepreneurs living in the worse places to be alive as a woman.
“After learning what was happening to women, I sold nearly everything I owned to start this organization. How could I not? I hope you’ll attend our event, and join me in believing that women and girls matter.” - Carmel Jud, Founder Rising International
Attending From Out Of The Area? - It's time to book your flight!
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LA PLAYA CARMEL
Camino Real, Carmel, CA 93923
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17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, CA 93953
ACTIVITIES WHILE IN MONTEREYMonterey Bay Aquarium - http://www.montereybayaquarium.org
Golf In & Around Monterey - http://www.montereygolf.com
See Monterey - http://www.seemonterey.com/things-to-do
Whale Watching - http://www.montereybaywhalewatch.com