the annual Work & Life Conference

Saturday, november 2nd, 2019

A positive approach to finding freedom in professional work and daily life.

The Work & Life Conference is the pinnacle event of Yuma Center's mission to help women discover new perspectives on work and life that bring fulfillment and joy.

Our focus is on work and life, because we view each as inseparable and equally important parts of what it means to be a human person. Our goal is to offer inspiring ideas on how to live well, both professionally and personallyOur line-up of speakers and facilitators will inspire you and offer multiple insights on how they blend work, life, family and faith.  

The 2019 schedule will be announced soon!

the 2018 Schedule:

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. | Sign-in; Coffee & Pastries

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.  | Morning Keynote Address

Beth Griffin | Women Rising:  Navigating Your Career with Confidence  

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Breakout Sessions

Alice Shih LaCour | Your Personal GPS: Knowing When to Reboot

Elizabeth Spalding | What, Me Worry? Finding Peace in Daily Drama

Mary Hunt | A Woman’s Ambition: Expanding Over Time

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. | Lunch Roundtables

Jean Beatty | Building Networks: Personal and Professional

Pat Becerra | Thriving in the Workplace with Difficult People

Ana Bethencourt Yrausquin | Integrating Work and Home Life with Joy

Mary Ellen Lechner Yep | Being Healthy: Managing Stress and Down Time

Ottavia Sheehan | Making the Most out of Mentorship

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | Afternoon Keynote Address

Rosalia Nolan | Women Leading:  Leadership with Kindness and Strength

2:45 - 4:00 p.m. | Networking Reception

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Thank you to our 2018 SPONSORS!


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KMH Financial Services, LLC

KMH Financial Services, LLC

CCR Cares Foundation

CCR Cares Foundation

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The Diaz-Bonilla Family

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Questions?  Email: Work & Life Conference