Shattering Glass Ceilings Speaker Series

Dates: Jun 16 2021 5:30PM - Jun 16 2021 7:00PM

Location: Zoom

Women Together hosted their first ever (virtual) conference in 2021, which featured renowned presenters from across the globe.

Women Together launched a new virtual speaker series called Shattering Glass Ceilings, which highlights women leaders from various industries across the Central Valley. Attendees hear from women who have successfully moved up their organizational ladders to advance their careers. Attendees also have the opportunity to ask questions and make connections.

On June 16th from 5:30pm-7:00pm, we will hear from our third speaker, San Joaquin County District Attorney, Tori Verber Salazar. District Attorney Verber Salazar has been a major force in the San Joaquin County’s District Attorney Office. She rose through the ranks prosecuting gang related homicides and became the first woman District Attorney elected to the office in 2015.

District Attorney Verber Salazar has implemented office-wide changes including expansion of Victim-Witness services, establishment of the Family Justice Center, and creation of the first Political Integrity Unit dedicated to prosecution of corruption cases.

District Attorney Verber Salazar is recognized as a leader in the national dialogue in regards to Officer Involved Critical Incidents. She has conducted extensive work with the Stanford School of Law in pioneering substantive changes as to how officer involved fatalities are investigated and prosecuted.

District Attorney Verber Salazar was the Founder of the Empowering Young Women program that developed educational forums on date rape and domestic violence for high school girls and boys. Under her leadership, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office was recipient of the 2015-16 Outstanding Law Enforcement Agency presented by the United States Attorney Eastern Division of California.

For more information, please click on the attached flyer and register today to help us build a network of local leading ladies.

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Jess Metcalf

(209) 468-9027

Posted: 5/12/2021 2:11:18 PM