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2019 Orange County Women's Health Summit

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Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences & Engineering

100 Academy Way

Irvine, CA 92617

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The premier gathering for healthcare, social service, nonprofit, government, academic and other women’s health professionals in OC.

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The 7th OC Women’s Health Summit: Advancing Health Equity for Women in Orange County will examine how inequities related to race, immigrant status, sexuality, geography, and socioeconomics intersect with gender to impact women’s health in Orange County.

Attendees will network with a diverse group of stakeholders to identify new partners for collaboration and discuss opportunities for advocacy to collectively improve the health of women in Orange County.

Please join us for a day of inspiring presentations and discussion where we will learn how to advance women’s health in our community.



Policy Update: Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, AD 74 & Allyson Sonenshine, JD & Mona Shah, JD, MPH, OCWHP

Keynote Address: Sandra R. Hernández, MD, President and CEO, California Health Care Foundation

OC Equity Update: Taryn Palumbo, Executive Director, OC Grantmakers

Panel: Pressing Inequities Impacting Women's Health in Orange County

  • Geography: Nichole Quick, MD, MPH, County Health Officer, Orange County Health Care Agency
  • Immigrant Status: Monica Eav Glicken, Esq., Directing Attorney, Immigration Unit, Public Law Center
  • Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity: Laura Kanter, MSW, LGBTQ and Social Justice Advocate
  • Racism: Ambrocia Lopez, MAT, Director of Mission Programs, Susan G. Komen Orange County

Lunch & Poster Session

Implicit Bias Training: Candace Burton, PhD, RN, AFN-BC, AGN-BC, FNAP, Assistant Professor, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, University of California, Irvine



Students:  If you are a student and interested in attending this event, please contact Sydney Minchin at minchin@ocwomenshealth.org.


8:30 a.m. Check-In and Light Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Program Begins

2:30 p.m. Program Concludes

Meals:  A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Registration:  Registration costs $55. There are no printed tickets for this event. Simply check in when you arrive.

Parking:  Parking is free and available in the lots next to the Beckman Center.

Dress Code:  Business casual.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 

CEUs will be provided for LMFT. More info TBA.

CEUs for LCSW's will be provided. This event meets the qualifications for 5 hours of Continuing Education credit for LCSW’s, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

CHES CEUs will be provided. This event is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES). Activity offered by CSUF, Provider ID #100123, for up to 5 contact hours. The event number is 11082019. 

Nursing CEs will be provided. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 5, for 4 contact hours.

Sponsorship: Sponsorship opportunities are available. Sponsorship can be paid online or by contacting minchin@ocwomenshealth.org.

  • Click here to view the Sponsorship Packet. 
  • Click here to view the Sponsorship Benefits
  • Click here to download the Commitment Form. Please return to minchin@ocwomenshealth.org by October 30 for recognition in the Women’s Health Summit program.


Questions:  If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact Sydney Minchin, Program and Events Coordinator for the Orange County Women's Health Project at (714) 516-8263 or minchin@ocwomenshealth.org.  

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