March 6, 2021 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

Breakfast at the Top

Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Santa Monica Commission on the Status of Women, will present its annual Organization of Women Leaders (OWL) International Women’s Day Breakfast March 1, to herald Women’s History Month.

The annual breakfast gathers professionals from throughout the community to network and enjoy a wonderful breakfast and stage program, according to the Chamber.

“Echoing 2018’s powerful start in the wake of such budding initiatives as #TimesUp and Women’s March, among others, the theme of this year’s breakfast is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring women who fight against all forms of discrimination against women,” the Chamber said.

The breakfast will champion silence-breakers, achievers and many more outstanding women who overcame barriers and shattered glass ceilings in their careers, lives and beyond.

This year, the “OWLie” honorees include Maya Paley, Director of Advocacy and Community Engagement, National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles, and Patty DeDominic, CEO, Chief Life Coach and Author, and founder of multiple multi-million dollar businesses. The esteemed honorees join the company of past award-winning recipients including actress Jennifer Garner, Californialist founder Bettina Duval, documentary director Amy Ziering and Assistant City Manager Elaine Polachek, among others.

“There is nothing more inspiring than a group of women lifting others up by calling out all forms of misogyny and discrimination against women in our society,” said Paley. “We must continue to speak truth to power about how women continue to face sexual harassment and violence, attacks on our bodily autonomy, unequal pay and disproportionate levels of poverty. I am honored to be this year’s OWLie Honoree at the International Women’s Day Breakfast.”

For more information on the event, visit www.smchamber.com/owl.

Maya Paley.
Patty DeDominic.
Related Posts

Video: Indoor Dining Close to Returning in LA County?

March 4, 2021

March 4, 2021

Indoor dining could return to LA County very soon. Learn more and hear what diners have to say in this...

The Importance of Upgrades

February 23, 2021

February 23, 2021

Whether you’re talking about upgrading your home, business, or computer systems, the results are the same: upgrades are essential maintenance...

Film Review: Bliss

February 14, 2021

February 14, 2021

FILM REVIEWBLISSRated R103 MinutesReleased February 5th on Amazon Prime Do you find that when return home from travels to another...

Art of Recovery Projects Connect the Community and Brighten Santa Monica Streets

February 9, 2021

February 9, 2021

The City of Santa Monica’s Cultural Affairs Division’s next round of Art of Recovery projects will be implemented throughout Santa Monica in the...

The International Gem & Jewelry Show Is Coming

February 3, 2021

February 3, 2021

The last time the International Gem & Jewelry Show was highlighted in Santa Monica, offers ranged from $5 to $5000...

We-Drive Ins Opening New Location In Santa Monica

February 2, 2021

February 2, 2021

WE Drive-Ins has announced the opening of an exclusive premiere drive-in experience featuring all new release films, with their newest...

Film Review: One Night in Miami

January 28, 2021

January 28, 2021

One Night in Miami is an extraordinary film crafted by a superb team of filmmakers and cast. Four men who...

“The Marksman” – Liam Neeson Delivers Another Knock-Out Performance

January 28, 2021

January 28, 2021

There is a reason why award-winning actor Liam Neeson is one of the highest box office grossing actors in the...

Brian Dennehy Stars In The Tender DRIVEWAYS – His Final Film

January 21, 2021

January 21, 2021

What makes DRIVEWAYS particularly poignant is that it was Brian Dennehy’s last film before he died and his cinematic presence...

What To Pack When Traveling

January 4, 2021

January 4, 2021

When you are traveling, whether it is for vacation or business, you need to consider many things. Obviously, to begin,...

7 Activities for Day Tripping with Your Family to Laguna Beach

December 3, 2020

December 3, 2020

When you take a trip to Laguna Beach, you want it to be epic, but epicness doesn’t just happen like...

Mid-Century Jazz: Bringing the Jazz Club to Homes

November 7, 2020

November 7, 2020

Local quartet bring classic jazz from the 1950s and 1960s to a live setting By Sam Catanzaro Concerts in Los...

Forma Expanding to Main Street: Westside Food Scene

October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020

Westside Food Scene October 22, 2020 By Kerry Slater Forma Expanding to Main Street Popular Santa Monica Italian restaurant Forma...