The Junior League of San Diego is hosting a free event called Tools for Building Confident Girls and Women on Nov. 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Marina Village, Starboard Room to empower locals with tips they can put into action at home and at work.
Attendees will view The Empowerment Project, a 50-minute documentary film that spotlights eight positive and powerful women leaders across a variety of lifestyles and industries. Additionally, two speakers will highlight how we can be safer in our community, more confident in our bodies and minds, and improve and advance in our jobs or careers.
One of the evening’s speakers, Joseph Travers, locates missing and runaway girls to rescue them from human trafficking. He will provide information about keeping our children safe and detecting signs that a trafficker may be targeting a child. In addition to private investigation, Joseph Travers is currently a Police Commissioner for the City of Oceanside. His work has been recognized within and beyond the San Diego region in newspapers including The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Sacramento Bee, and the San Diego Union Tribune.
The second speaker, Kristen Knepper, is an attorney and diversity & inclusion specialist who helps organizations recruit, retain, and promote a diverse workforce. Kristen’s eclectic professional background includes national politics, having served the White House and two United States Senators; legal practice at an international firm; over 10 years creating high-performing teams at a Fortune 500 technology company; and teaching law and human resources. Kristen will talk about female confidence and career advancement.
This free, community event is open to the public.