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Speaking & Training


Formats include: lectures, workshops, presentations,
panels, trainings, briefings, retreats, focus groups, and
meeting facilitation.

Topics vary and are custom-designed for each audience.

Professional Associations

  • AAO American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • ACCE Association of Community and Continuing Education
  • AMA American Marketing Association
  • ASTD American Society of Training and Development
  • BAEA Bay Area Entrepreneurs Association
  • BEN Business Entrepreneurs Network
  • CABB California Association of Business Brokers
  • CDA California Downtown Association
  • CRRA California Resource Recovery Association
  • Healing Connection
  • ICFP International Certified Financial Planners
  • IMC International Management Council
  • INVA Inventors Alliance
  • ISES International Society of Event Specialists
  • MRG Marketing Resource Group
  • NACE National Association of Catering Executives
  • NAEB National Association of Educational Buyers
  • NAPO National Association of Professional Organizers
  • PASS Professional Association of Secretarial Services
  • SBPRRT South Bay Public Relations Round Table
  • SCORE Service Corps of Retired Executives
  • SJDA San Jose Downtown Association
  • Toastmasters International


  • ADAC Laboratories San Jose, CA
  • Agnews Developmental Center Milpitas, CA
  • American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) Tempe, AZ.
  • Career Action Center, Palo Alto, CA
  • CBIN California Business Incubation Network
  • College of Notre Dame San Mateo, CA
  • Elmwood Correctional Facility Milpitas, CA
  • IMMA Ltd. Women's Delegation from Eastern Europe
  • Postal Annex+ National Franchise
  • Uganda Investment Authority
  • United Defense San Jose, CA
  • USGS U.S. Geological Survey Menlo Park, CA
  • W. Brandt Goldsworthy Torrance, CA

...and assorted international delegations

Special Events

Local, Regional, National Conferences and Events

  • Amdahl Career Fair
  • Campbell Union High School District Career Fair
  • Bay Area Women's Conference (keynote 800 women)
  • Business Showcase "98
  • "Dare to Dream" Career Faire Leigh High School
  • Enterprising Women Conference(s) (annually for 7 yrs.)
  • Leadership Sunnyvale
  • International Business Conference
  • KCBS Small Business World
  • PBWC Peninsula Business Women's Conference
  • The City and You II City of San Jose Minority Conference
  • SBA's Small Business Week Conference
  • SJSU San Jose State University Staff Development Briefings & Marketing Club
  • Success Factors
  • Winning Alliances California Business Incubation Network Statewide Conference
  • Women's History Month
  • World Forum of Silicon Valley's International Visitors Program (multiple occasions)
  • Young Entrepreneurs Conference of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Chambers of Commerce (COC) &
Special Interest Groups

  • Ali Lassen's LEADS Club Leadership Training
  • Executive Chamber of Commerce
  • BOSS Business Owners Sharing Solutions
  • BBN Business Builders Network
  • City of San Jose Economic Development Department, Entrepreneurship Training Program and Neighborhood Business Districts (NBDs) San Jose, CA
  • Daly City Chamber of Commerce Daly City, CA
  • Los Altos Chamber and Office of Economic Development
  • Los Gatos COC
  • Mountain View COC Home Run & Business Builders Club (BBC)
  • Palo Alto COC
  • San Jose Metropolitan COC
  • Saratoga COC
  • South San Francisco COC
  • Sunnyvale COC
  • Vietnamese Chamber of Santa Clara County

Women's Groups

  • AAUW Association of American University Women
  • AIOHO An Income of Her Own
  • ASWA American Society of Women Accountants
  • American Business Women's Association
  • Center to Develop Women Entrepreneurs, San Jose State University
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • SWE Society of Women Engineers
  • WEP Women's Entrepreneur Program
  • OWIT Organization for Women in International Trade
  • VIP Women
  • YWCA Young Women's Christian Association
    (multiple locations)

Community Colleges

  • De Anza College Cupertino, CA
  • Mission College Workplace Learning Center & Corporate Training Santa Clara, CA
  • West Valley College Small Business Institute (Program Coordinator & Instructor), Staff Development Briefings & Advisory Board Trainings Saratoga, CA

State Universities

  • San Jose State University, Management Division and Professional Development Programs San Jose, CA
  • University of Santa Cruz Extension Santa Cruz, CA
  • University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
  • Santa Clara University- Santa Clara, CA

Small Business Development Centers

California SBDCs

Staff & Client Trainings for Silicon Valley, San Mateo, San Francisco, and Cabrillo.

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