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Unite.Empower.Inspire: Phenomenal Women Break The Bias

Unite.Empower.Inspire: Phenomenal Women Break The Bias

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Unite.Empower.Inspire: Phenomenal Women Break The Bias

The annual Phenomenal Women event is hosted by the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce (MBCC). It will take place on Zoom on March 31, 2022, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will be moderated by Latrice McGlothin, Executive Director of the Kinecta Community Foundation and a member of the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors, with Denise Austin, a fitness expert, author, and columnist, as the keynote speaker. The public may now register for the event, which is free of charge. People can sign up for the zoom connection in advance.

This event will take place on the concluding day of Women’s History Month as part of a year-long celebration of and uplift for women’s experiences. Denise Austin, an advocate for women who strive to be healthy, active, and vibrant at every stage of life, is the keynote speaker for the event. She has been a famous fitness guru, author, and columnist for more than 40 years. Denise’s signature passion for life, optimistic perspective, and purposeful attitude have won her millions of followers and helped her establish herself as a fitness industry leader. Denise has worked with thousands of women throughout the world over the course of her career, assisting them in achieving their fitness objectives in ways that fit their lifestyle. She’s sold 25 million training tapes, written 12 books, and presented the most popular fitness show on television for the past 24 years. Denise is still active today, striving to help women of all ages and backgrounds achieve their objectives.

Four incredible women from various professional and personal backgrounds will join the panel, all of whom have one thing in common: they have all overcome bias.

Joining the Phenomenal Women 2022 panel are: 

  • Tanya Monaghan, Social Influencer & Deputy Editor of Southbay Magazine 
    • Tanya Monaghan is a fashion stylist, style influencer, editor, and writer. She has over twenty years of experience working for numerous international publications such as InStyle and GQ, and served as Fashion Editor for Glamour Magazine, South Africa. After relocating back home to Manhattan Beach with her husband and three children, along with her work as an influencer, she is guest editor of South Bay Magazine shining a light on inspirational people within the community.  
  • Peilin (Payleen) Pratt, Founder & Principal at Peilin Pratt Advisory 
    • Peilin started her career as a corporate attorney working on mergers and acquisitions at one of the largest law firms in the world, Skadden Arps. She then moved on to the world of entertainment, first at Fox Cable Networks and then business affairs at CBS Studios negotiating talent deals for scripted television. And for 10 years, Peilin and her husband built a $15+ million e-commerce candy distribution company managing bi-coastal warehouses and over 40 employees. Having worn a variety of hats as both employer and employee, Peilin has developed many insights on how to succeed at both. Her decade-long journey as a business owner with numerous highs, lows, detours, and lessons-learned, give her much insight on entrepreneurship. 
  • Jennifer Clay, VP of Corporate Communications & Marketing at Skechers 
    • As Vice President of Corporate Communications and Marketing at Skechers, Jennifer Clay oversees the Company’s global public relations efforts and the marketing budgets and strategy for the Company’s subsidiary and joint venture countries across the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. Jennifer joined Skechers in 1998, assisted in the company going public in 1999, directed the PR efforts for several Skechers ambassadors — including Christina Aguilera, Camila Cabello, Sugar Ray Leonard, among others, and helped launch several brands and collections. Among her many responsibilities, she guides the voice of the Company, is the first point of contact for business and financial press is on the frontlines of crisis management and manages the giving arm of the charitable BOBS program.  
  • Malissia Clinton, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at The Aerospace Corporation 
    • Malissia R. Clinton is senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary at The Aerospace Corporation. She assumed this position on October 1, 2009. Her responsibilities include providing legal advice and counsel at the senior management level, managing corporate transactions of the board of trustees and its committees, and maintaining custody of the corporate records. Before joining Aerospace, Clinton was senior counsel for special projects in the Office of the General Counsel at Northrop Grumman’s corporate offices in Century City. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, she worked for the law firm of Tuttle and Taylor in Los Angeles, from 1993 to 1998 

These 4 phenomenal women leaders will discuss the following: 

  • How to address inequity and stereotypes in the workplace 
  • Tips on how to support women in the workplace 
  • Celebrating differences and diversity with your family 
  • Being intentional about breaking barriers 
  • and more! 

Event Sponsors 

The event is sponsored by Kinecta Federal Credit Union, Employer Lawyer, and Sylvan Learning Center Hermosa Beach. 

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