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Find out about the 8th annual UC San Diego Women's Conference.

(Re) Defining the UC San Diego Women: Empowering Women, Empowering UC San Diego: Picture It!

Date: Friday, March 18, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Price Center West & East (map)
Cost: FREE

Schedule highlights: 

  • Welcome remarks at 8:45 a.m.
  • Keynote speech 9–10 a.m. (Toni Atkins, Speaker of the California State Assembly)
  • Breakout sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. through the afternoon
  • Social hour and networking from 3:10–4 p.m. at the Loft
  • See the online agenda for details

The conference is free to all UC San Diego faculty, post docs, staff, and students.

About the Conference

The UC San Diego Women’s Conference brings together business professionals, healthcare providers, scientists and award-winning faculty to share ideas on motivating today’s working woman, offering tips on empowering one’s self, budgeting and finances, and staying fit, healthy and well-balanced.

This conference will be a powerful event that features an empowering keynote speaker, a full roster of exhibitors catering to women and the breakout sessions will give you practical, relevant advice and tools to help you navigate through your personal and professional journey.

Program Information

Keynote speaker: We are honored to have Toni G. Atkins, Speaker of the California State Assembly, deliver the keynote address for this year's conference.

Breakout sessions: This year's session tracks cover career development, wellness, and activism.

Vendor fair: Plan to visit the Price Center East Ballroom through 1 p.m, to become acquainted with a variety campus resources and independent vendors.

For more information on this year’s keynote as well as our breakout sessions and workshops will be posted soon to this page as well as to You can also follow the conference on Facebook and Twitter.


Space is limited. Online registration is now open!


Plan to visit the East Ballroom where many campus resources and independent vendors participating in the event will be located and selling items for purchase.


The presentations in the West Ballrooms A/B will be available on Blinkcast.

For general inquiries, please email

Previous Conferences

Have you ever wondered what the topics and themes were for the previous UC San Diego Women’s Conference?  Stop wondering and watch! We have videos from the main speakers from the past seven years! 

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