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Bizwomen Mentoring Monday

February 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bizwomen Mentoring Monday

Bizwomen Mentoring Monday

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Join Pacific Business News on February 24th for this one-of-a-kind event that brings together women in a casual, fast-paced coaching atmosphere.

This event is one of 43 that is being held by Business Journals all over the country involving about 8,600 women who will be mentored and another 1,700 women mentors. That means nearly 10,000 of the best and brightest women from Albany to Honolulu are taking part in strengthening the community of strong business women in America.

The event will offer the opportunity to choose from 30 mentors who are the most influential women in the business community for one-on-one coaching sessions for seven-minute conversations. This will allow the attendees to network with each other while they are waiting, which is just as important as the coaching sessions. We expect every attendee to have the opportunity to meet between five and seven mentors. The quick turnaround is organized chaos which will be fast, fun and fulfilling as everyone gets the chance to meet new people and gain new insights.

2020 Mentors

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Carol Ai May, Vice President, City Mill

Dani Aiu, Executive VP, Consumer Banking, American Savings Bank

Judy Bishop, President, Bishop & Company

Katie Buck, CEO, E.A. Buck Financial Services

Shari Chang, CEO, Girls Scouts of Hawaii

Mary Fastenau, Partner, Anthology

Dr. Ruth Fletcher, Head of School & President, St. Andrew’s Schools

Elisia Flores, CEO, L&L Restaurants

Terri Fujii, Managing Partner, CW Associates

Mele Heresa, Vice President, Business Development & Marketing, Hawaiiana

Alice Inoue, Life Expert & Founder, Happiness U

Meli James, Co-Founder, Mana Up

Tracy Lawson, President, Lawson & Associates, Inc.

Gail Lerch, Executive VP of HR, Organizational Effectiveness, and Facilities, Hawaii Pacific Health

Lisa Maruyama, President & CEO, HANO

Kristi Maynard, Executive VP & CFO, Finance Factors

Bettina Mehnert, CEO, AHL

Tammy Mencel, Market President & Publisher, Pacific Business News

Sherry Menor-McNamara, President, Hawaii Chamber of Commerce

Teri Orton, General Manager, Hawaii Convention Center

Cayenne Pe’a, Principal & Co-Founder, Alaka’i Development

Jennifer Polito, Founder & Creative Director, Jenerate PR

Emily Reber Porter, COO, The MacNaughton Group

Su Shin, President & General Manager, Hawaiian Telcom

Cora Spearman-Chang, CEO & Founder, Coradorables, LLC

Cheryl Takitani-Smith, CFO, Hawaii Dental Service

Lisa Truong Kracher, President & CEO, Staffing Solutions of Hawaii/Kahu Malama Nurses

Cheryl Williams, Regional Vice President of Sales & Marketing-Hawaii, Highgate

Pauli Wong, President, Associa Hawaii

Denise Yamaguchi, Founder & CEO, Hawaii Food & Wine Festival


3:00-3:40 PM    Registration / Networking /Light Pupus and Cocktails

3:40-3:55 PM    Welcome Remarks and Explanation of Event

3:55-5:00 PM    One-on-One Mentoring Program

5:00 PM            Program Concludes


Credit card payments: Register online

Check payments: MUST ARRIVE BY MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17.  Mail to: Pacific Business News, Attn: Rose Balagtas, 737 Bishop Street, Suite 1550, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Please no payments at the event.

No refunds or cancellations after Monday, February 10, but tickets can be transferred to another guest.

Please completely fill out your guest names and companies when registering.  Only unique emails are recognized. Using the same email address for multiple guests will result in one name being duplicated on all registrations.

Name tags will be made for all registered guests. You do not need to bring a ticket to the event.

Questions? Contact Rose Balagtas, Director of Events, at 808-955-8072 or rbalagtas@bizjournals.com.


Prince Waikiki – Pi’inaio Ballroom
100 Holomoana St
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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