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AFWA PR Dinner & Speaker – Thurs. June 20, 2019 with Alessandra Lezama

June 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Join us for this year’s Annual Public Relation Dinner & Speaker Event.  Our guest speaker is Alessandra Lezama. Alessandra will be speaking on her Top 5 Learning Lessons (Keys) to coming up the ropes as a female executive in a predominantly male industry and breaking the glass ceiling!

Alessandra has 20+ years of technology experience and building technology companies is in Alessandra’s DNA.  She has led transformational changes as CEO of four previous companies. Alessandra Lezama was the Overall Winner of the Most Admired CEO 2018 as the CEO of AbacusNext by the San Diego Business Journal.


We will be thanking the current AFWA San Diego Chapter Board of Directors for their hard work and efforts in putting on the monthly events and keeping AFWA moving forward.

We will install the new AFWA San Diego Chapter’s Board of Officers & Directors for the July 2019 – June 20 term with our special guest Laura Mangan. Laura is AFWA National President-Elect and AFWA Mesa East Valley (AZ) Chapter Programs Director. We are so honored that Laura will be in town and has so graciously offered to do the Induction of the new 19/20 AFWA San Diego Board Members.

We will induct the new board members for the upcoming Fiscal Year 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2020:

Shelly Waddell Pres./VP/Membership & Employment Chair

Pebbles Dumon, Treasurer & Scholarship Chair

Rocio Peneda, Secretary

Michelle Castro, Social Media Director

Sonya Aldama, Director

We will be hosting this year’s Scholarship Winners:

Undergrad/Bachelor’s Scholarship:

Carolyn Doty & Morgen Dishmon

Master Scholarship:

Angelica Ignacio & Jessica Demirdjian

Harbor House Dinner Entrees:  All entrees include freshly baked sourdough bread, fresh seasonal vegetables, potatoes Dessert: Fresh fruit tart Drinks:  choice of coffee, tea, soda or milk

Chicken Bearnaise-broiled chicken served on a bed of sauteed mushrooms and topped with a creamy Bearnaise sauce

Flat Iron Steak-full flavored and juicy choice cut topped with bleu cheese butter

Fresh Salmon-fresh filet, charbroiled, served with tomato-cucumber relish

Grilled Shrimp Vera Cruz-grilled shrimp in a sauce of peppers, garlic, shallots, Kalamata olives and lobster broth

Vegetable Risotto is made with cream and Parmesan cheese is tossed with fresh baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, roasted wild mushrooms, asparagus, summer squash, and garlic


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June 20, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Shelly Waddell, Vice-President
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Harbor House
831 W harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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(619) 232-1141
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