Celebrating and honoring the legacy of Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, Women in Leadership brings together trailblazers who have shattered barriers and paved the way for women across the globe. Through a candid and timely discussion, the distinguished panel will share their personal stories and vision on how women can help lead our nation to a better future.

Women in Leadership Event 2019
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Location: UC San Diego, Price Center
Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Event Begins: 6:30 PM

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Women in Leadership: BOOK SIGNING
May 22, 2019 | 3:30-4:30 PM | Check-in begins at 2:30
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Prior to the main event, Sylvia Acevedo, Chelsea Clinton, Tam O’Shaughnessy and Lynn Sherr will participate in a book signing at the UC San Diego Bookstore.

Due to overwhelming demand, tickets for the book signing are required. Tickets are included with the purchase of a featured Women in Leadership book bought exclusively from the UC San Diego Bookstore. Space is limited, purchase your book today.

Please note the Women in Leadership 2019 event is sold out and a book signing ticket is not a ticket to the main event.

Meet Our 2019 Panelists

Sylvia Acevedo
Chief Executive Officer, Girls Scouts of the USA

A life-long Girl Scout, Sylvia Acevedo was appointed CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA in May 2017, having served as a member of the GSUSA Board of…


Chelsea Clinton
Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation

As vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, Chelsea Clinton works alongside the foundation’s leadership and partners to…


Jedidah Isler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College

Jedidah Isler’s scientific research explores the physics of blazars, supermassive black holes at the…


Meet Our 2019 Moderator

Lynn Sherr
Journalist and Author

Award-winning broadcaster and author Lynn Sherr spent more than thirty years with ABC News, covering a wide range of stories – from women’s issues and social change to investigative reports, politics and the space program – at “20/20” and World News.



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