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February 2019

Latina Business Leaders: Diverse Pathways to Success

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Los Altos History Museum, 51 South San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022 United States
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Finding your way forward in the business world takes resilience, ingenuity and business savvy, just like it did over 100 years ago for Juana Briones, the subject of a new exhibit at the Los Altos History Museum. A panel of modern Latina leaders will share their diverse career paths to success - the hallmark of Silicon Valley - at this free event. Space is limited, so register early! Join us for a pre-event reception and a special viewing of the…

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6th Annual Women of Courage Panel

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lisser Theater Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613 United States
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Girls in Government, Leadership, and Service (GGLS) hosts this annual event, honoring women in the wider community. GGLS is a group of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls who voluntarily meet one day a week. Not only do the girls prepare for this event, but, in addition, over the past few years, they have studied the gender disparity of wages in the U.S. and what they can do about it; the minimum wage and how almost two-thirds of all minimum…

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San Jose Community Report Back Webinar

February 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CA United States

Between February and July 2018, Alliance for Girls (AFG) coordinated a series of listening sessions designed by and for girlz* in Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose. The findings from these sessions are being published in our forthcoming report, Together We Rise: The Lived Experiences of Girls of Color in Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose, which will illuminate the struggles, dreams, and recommendations for change from girls across the Bay Area. Join us at our final community meeting and get…

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Rape on the Night Shift: Film Screening & Panel Discussion

February 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sacred Heart Community Service, 1381 South 1st Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States
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Sexual harassment, sexual assault, and labor trafficking among immigrant women in the janitorial industry are prevalent. Since this film debuted in 2015, the #MeToo Movement has exploded and a wave of sexual harassment laws and reforms, including a new law in California that mandates sexual harassment training for all janitorial companies, have been adopted. This event will update and inform the audience on these major developments. Panelists: Ruth Silver Taube (Moderator) Andres Cediel, Filmmaker Perla Flores, Community Solutions Rebeca Armendariz,…

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IMPACT Teen Course (Palo Alto)

February 9 @ 10:00 am - February 10 @ 3:00 pm
Palo Alto Palo Alto, + Google Map
$300

IMPACT Bay Area's 10-hour Teen Course is designed for self-identified girls ages 12-16. This course focuses on preventing stranger and peer violence while empowering students to understand, respect, and defend their own boundaries. This course gives students the opportunity to practice verbal boundary setting with strangers as well as people they know. We teach a range of physical self-defense skills practiced full force in realistic and safe scenarios against a mock assailant. This method of teaching provides the benefits of…

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Introduction to Empowerment Self-Defense (Oakland)

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oakland Oakland, + Google Map
$85

Join IMPACT Bay Area for their Introduction of Empowerment Self-Defense class! This three-hour training covers street safety and awareness, physical and verbal boundary setting, and full force self-defense skills proven effective at increasing safety and confidence. Students get the unique and powerful experience of practicing their techniques full force in safe and realistic scenarios against a padded mock assailant. This is a great class to take if you are considering a full-length Women’s or Young Adult Basics course, and attendees…

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Bay Area Disc Association Gala

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Anchor Brewing Company, 1705 Mariposa St.
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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$29 – $35

Join Bay Area Disc Association on Saturday, February 9th at the iconic Anchor Brewery in San Francisco to mix and mingle with ultimate players from throughout the Bay Area to celebrate our amazing community and ten years of Bay Area Disc. As in years past, we'll dress to the nines but this time we'll skip the long awards ceremony and focus on what's important — building community through a night of fun with friends! By keeping things simple, we can also keep costs down and…

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IMPACT Women’s Basics 3 Day Course

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Alameda Alameda, + Google Map
$650

IMPACT Bay Area's core adult program is the Women’s Basics Course. This course covers situational awareness, the recognition and use of intuition, verbal and emotional boundary setting and effective, accessible physical self-defense. Women's Basics covers defense against attacks made by a single, unarmed assailant - the most common form of assault. For maximum individual instruction, classes are limited to 16 students. This class is open to all woman-identified adults aged 18 and older, and does not rely on physical fitness…

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Webinar: SFUSD Meeting Girls’ Needs Initiative

February 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

As part of its commitment to foster safe and caring learning environments where all students flourish and to create customized approaches to meeting the needs of every student, the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) partnered with Alliance for Girls, the nation’s largest alliance of girls-serving organizations, to implement the Meeting Girls Needs Initiative (MGNI). This initiative focuses on addressing the needs of girls of color in SFUSD. Join our webinar on Tuesday, February 12, 12:30-2:00 pm to learn more and engage with the SFUSD…

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Women’s Audio Mission Pro-Tools 101 Workshop

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Unity Council, 1900 Fruitvale Ave Suite 3A
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
$80 – $100

Join Women's Audio Mission for a workshop dedicated to learning recording techniques and tools. Pro Tools 101 teaches the fundamentals of using a Pro Tools system, the digital audio workstation (DAW) most used in professional recording studios. Learn to build sessions that include multitrack recordings of live instruments, MIDI sequences, and virtual instruments and develop essential techniques for recording, editing, and mixing. Learn keyboard shortcuts, plug-ins, automation, importing and exporting audio, and more! This course is based on the Pro Tools 101 textbook…

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