SOURCE: Professional BusinessWomen of California

April 21, 2005 16:43 ET

Women to Celebrate Success and Diversity at Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 21, 2005 -- 4,000 attendees will converge on Moscone Center in San Francisco on Tuesday, May 3rd for the 16th Annual Professional BusinessWomen of California (PBWC) Conference, the largest gathering of professional women in Northern California.

What:   16th Annual Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference
When:   Tuesday, May 3, 2005
        7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where:  Moscone Convention Center
        747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Highlights:
--  Opinion leaders/experts on women's health, finance, business, life
    balance and politics: Speakers include State Senator, Jackie Speier; New
    York Times #1 Best Seller Malcolm Gladwell, author of "Blink" and "The
    Tipping Point"; Safra Catz, Oracle Co-President; Tom Rath, Author of "How
    Full is Your Bucket?"; and Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, "Hot
    Tamales" chefs and restaurateurs, and more;
    
--  Academic scholarships celebrate the potential of outstanding women
    leaders: PBWC will present three $5,000 scholarships for high school and
    working women to support academic advancement;
    
--  Pacesetter Awards to honor top Bay Area companies for women: Exemplary
    corporations will be recognized for placing women into the highest ranks of
    their organizations and encouraging women to take leadership roles on an
    ongoing basis;
    
--  Entrepreneur Pavilion: Showcasing technology and services that are
    propelling the next generation of women business leaders.
    
The Professional BusinessWomen of California is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the professional and personal development of Bay Area women by providing tools, resources, training and inspiration. For a full conference brochure and to register, visit http://www.pbwc.org.

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