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"Leadership California to DC: Witness the Power of She"

September 22-25, 2019 | Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

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Leadership California Goes to Washington, D.C. is set for September 22-25, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Be a part of our theme, "Witness the Power of She" by joining a select group of women on a trip to D.C. for a robust program addressing national and global issues of importance to California with a focus on:

  • Women leaders in Congress, the nation’s history and military service.
  • Participants will hear from members of Congress, experts on the nation’s history, state of the nation, and efforts to keep America safe.
  • Visits to important national landmarks and museums and an international embassy.

A few slots are still available for 2019 LC to DC.

Learning Objectives

Learn how national issues affect California business, and how California’s business and culture influence the nation and the world

Engage with national leaders

Explore the big issues and trends driving the national dialog

Gain deeper insights into California’s role in the national and global agenda

Learn along with a diverse group of executive women leaders

Visit historically and culturally significant sites and tour inspiring monuments

Program Highlights

  • Presentation: “The State of the Nation: A Press Perspective,” by Susan Page, Washington Bureau Chief, USA Today (also author of the recently released, “The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty”)
  • Presentation: “Eleanor Roosevelt – Blazing the Trail for Women,” by Allida Black, Research Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University
  • Field Trip: Symantec’s Facility in Virginia focused on “Securing the Nation”
  • Reception and Tour with the Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S. Martha Barcena at the Mexican Cultural Institute
  • Panel Discussion: “Advocacy in America”
  • Presentations by Members of Congress and a VIP tour of the Capitol
  • Visits to the National Portrait Gallery, Women’s Military Service Memorial and the African American Museum
  • Networking Lunch and Panel with Women Leaders from Leadership California and the International Women’s Forum (IWF) – DC Chapter

Who May Attend?

LC to DC is offered biennially and is an independent, stand-alone program. It is open to all women leaders interested in learning more about our nation’s Capital and how they impact California. To learn more visit our LC to DC registration page


Special thanks to our generous LC to DC program sponsors.