Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

The League sponsors a variety of meetings and events throughout the year. The public is always welcome!

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:00am to 3:00pm
Laney College
900 Fallon Street
Forum Classroom
Oakland, CA
Bay Area League Day. Bay Area Government, Winds of Change

Panels/Roundtable Discussion

Networking Breakfast - 9:00am

$35 advance (with lunch) $40 at the door (with lunch)

For more information and tickets: http://lwvbayarea.org/2018-league-day-regional-governance

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:30am to 12pm
Woodside Road United Methodist Church
Woodside Road & Alameda de Las Pulgas
Redwood City, CA
County League Day. The State of Transportation in San Mateo County

10:00 am

A SamTrans speaker will address the Get Us Moving outreach, the general state of transit and funding needs in the County

11:00 am

County-wide League Business Meeting

The business meeting will set the League's priorities for 2018-19. Please bring your handbooks with the county positions. We will review, discuss, and adopt our county-wide positions and priorities

Be sure to provide your input to help develop a roadmap to faster and better transportation throughout the County. Help define key investment priorities for the future at: http://www.getusmovingsmc.com

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Redwood City Main Library
Community Room
1044 Middlefield Road
Redwood City
Moving Beyond the Stalled Revolution: Accelerating Women's Participation in Leadership. Moving beyond the stalled revolution: Accelerating women's participation in leadership

Speaker: Caroline Simard PhD

Caroline Simard is passionate about building better workplaces for women through evidence-based solutions. As Research Director, she is responsible for leading research designed to build more effective and inclusive organizations. Previously, she was Associate Director of Diversity and Leadership at the Stanford School of Medicine, where she implemented innovative models for increasing work-life integration to increase faculty satisfaction and retention.

Caroline holds a PhD from Stanford University and a Masters from Rutgers University. Her publications have focused on technical human and social capital, solutions to recruit, retain, and advance women in technology, underrepresented minority talent in STEM, the diffusion of best practices, open innovation,