Mayor London N. Breed invites you to be INVINCIBLE, a Women’s Summit.
A celebration of the power, strength and resilience of San Francisco’s extraordinary women, be INVINCIBLE will empower women to take action around their health, families, careers, and communities.
Hosted by San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed and San Francisco City Administrator Naomi Kelly
be INVINCIBLE will inspire women to recognize and activate their personal power and collective strength, provide tangible takeaways and build diverse coalitions to create real solutions to challenges – all in an environment that is inviting, inspiring, and energizing.
Not simply a networking event, be INVINCIBLE will offer a unique and energizing experience for more than 1,000 participants, with inspiring keynotes, dynamic break-out sessions and exhibits, and performances by some of the Bay Area’s most talented artists, singers, dancers and poets.
The Summit will also feature a resource fair with four “Neighborhoods”:
Each Neighborhood will have its own stage with speakers, demonstrations, and how-to workshops on each topic.
This Summit is for all women and their allies. be INVINCIBLE welcomes everyone, from leaders in business, government, or non-profits, to stay-at-home parents, single mothers, young women, and others for whom a conference or summit is not part of their daily experience. Diversity of audience, speakers and exhibitors is a high priority.
Hosted by Mayor Breed and engaging 1,000+ diverse and multi-sector participants, the goals of be INVINCIBLE are to:
Many sector-specific conferences are designed for corporate, government or nonprofit leaders but few are designed to bring diverse constituencies and stakeholders together. be INVINCIBLE will draw leaders from all sectors, as well as stay-at-home parents, single mothers, young women and others for whom a conference or summit is not part of their daily experience. We want to provide an environment that is inviting, inspiring and energizing for all. Diversity of audience, speakers and exhibitors is a high priority.
Not simply a networking event, the Summit will offer a unique and energizing experience for attendees:
Inspiring keynotes - In addition to Mayor Breed, powerful, high-profile keynote speakers will anchor the day in the morning and at lunch. Attendees will find time and space for informal networking before and after the ballroom/keynote moments.
Dynamic break-out sessions - Before and between the opening and lunchtime keynotes, attendees will experience a high-quality, carefully curated resource fair organized into four “neighborhoods”: Health & Wellness, Financial Empowerment, Leadership & Civic Engagement and Lifestyle. Neighborhood stages with rotating programs will feature inspiring speakers, demonstrations and how-to workshops designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to gain new skills, access new networks and leave with practical insights and tools. The stages will also feature performances by some of the Bay Area’s most talented artists, including singers, dancers and poets.
Interactive exhibits - Dozens of activations, stations and tables are where participants will find inspiration and action in equal measure. Exhibitors are an extension of the neighborhood stages, bringing unique and valuable resources to enhance attendees’ health and economic well-being while building leadership skills, expanding networks and supporting women entrepreneurs.
800 Howard St
(Corner of Fourth & Howard Streets)
San Francisco, CA 94103
If taking BART or Muni to Moscone West use the Powell station. If driving, recommended parking is the Fifth & Mission Garage, 833 Mission St. (between 4th & 5th Streets). The garage is adjacent to Moscone West with an accessible route to the event entrance along the 4th St. side of the structure. There is also an ADA drop-off lane at the entrance to the building on Howard St. – the lane just to the left of the white posts.
Moscone West is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and others with disabilities. Assistive listening devices will be available for all stage programs. There will be a distribution table next to each seating section. Real-time captioning and ASL Interpreters will be provided in the keynote sessions. Schedule and speaker information will be available via the event app which is equipped with an iOS and Android screen reader, voiceover, and zoom accessibility features.
The lunch options for the day include:
Thai Beef Salad
with Bean Sprouts, Carrot, Cucumber, Spinach, Arugula, Mint and Basil.
served with Sesame-Ginger Dressing
Lavender Chicken Nicoise Salad
with Butterball Potatoes, Haricot Verts, Hardboiled Eggs, Nicoise Olives, Tiny Tomatoes and Candied Shallot Vinaigrette
Gluten-Free; Contains Eggs
Vegetarian Greek Sampler
Hummus, Tabbouleh, Dolma, Sliced Cucumber with Tzatziki
served with Toasted Pita Triangles
Vegetarian; Contains Gluten & Dairy
All Executive Box Lunches come with:
Lundberg Farms Rice Salad
with Dried Apricots, Fennel and Parsley
Gluten-Free & Vegetarian
Fresh Fruit Salad
Gluten-Free & Vegan
Cherry Cobbler Bar
Vegetarian; Contains Gluten, Egg & Dairy
All three options are nut-free and seafood-free and will be available while supplies last.
Other accessibility or dietary accommodations will be made available upon request. Please submit your request to BeInvincible@sfgov.org by June 11, 2019 to help ensure availability.
We also want to remind everyone that other attendees may have severe allergies or chemical sensitivities. We appreciate your help in avoiding any fragrances, chemical based or scented products.
be INVINCIBLE is made possible thanks to our generous partners, including
Each Neighborhood will feature a stage with speakers, demos, and workshops, along with dozens of activations, stations, tables and interactive exhibits.
Health and Wellness: Health is about a strong body, mind and spirit. Exhibitors in this Neighborhood recognize the strengths and unique needs women have in taking care of our whole selves. Exhibitors also know that healthy women raise healthy families and are the cornerstones of healthy communities.
Financial Empowerment: Women’s economic well-being is the foundation of preventative health care, access to educational opportunities and choice when it comes to career, family and community engagement. Exhibitors in this Neighborhood know that women are savvy consumers, often the family breadwinners, and that women are working hard to overcome historic barriers to building wealth and assets.
Leadership and Civic Engagement: When women lead, families and communities thrive. Leadership and civic engagement are dynamic and can take many forms, from running a company or serving as an elected official to organizing a community to address a critical issue or being an informed voter.
Lifestyle: This is the neighborhood where our health, financial well-being and leadership capabilities intersect. Exhibitors in this neighborhood know that women are whole human beings, committed to our families, our careers and our communities, AND that we like to have fun, to look and feel our best and to do so in ways that don’t break the bank.