Coastline Community College Foundation Accepting Nominations for the Largest Women’s Conference in Orange County

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, California—April 4, 2014—Coastline Community College Foundation is now accepting nominations for their 2nd Annual OC Global Women’s Conference.

The conference awards are designed to recognize five outstanding women who have made significant contributions to their organizations, professions, and community as determined by the Coastline Community College Foundation judging committee.

Community members are encouraged to nominate women who are deserving of recognition under the following categories: Entrepreneur of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, Trailblazer of the Year, Global Impact, and Rising Star.

For more information on the Orange County Global Women’s Conference Nominations, please visit OC Global Women’s Conference Nominations.

The OC Global Women’s Conference is the leading event for the development and professional advancement of women of all ages, ethnicities, cultures, and backgrounds around the world. As a forum for all women to learn, grow, and connect with one another professionally, this special event fosters leadership education and thrives because of the generous participation of accomplished women who are making a difference in the world.

“It will be an event that women of Orange County will not want to miss,” says Coastline Foundation Executive Director, Mariam Khosravani. “We are looking forward to making a difference in the lives of our participants through mentorship, recognition, and thoughtful panel discussions.”

Moderators of the conference will include, Dimetria A. Jackson, J.D.Director of Corporate Social Responsbility and Sustainability at Golden State Foods and Mary-Christine (M.C.) Sungaila, J.D., Partner at Snell & Wilmer.

Conference panelists will include:
Consul Alejandra Garcia Williams, Consul of Mexico in Santa Ana, Sandra Hutchens, Sheriff of Orange County, Laura Merage, Founder of RedLine, Joanne Sokolski, Chief of Protocol Orange County, Lynn Salo, VP of Sales and Marketing, Betty Rengifo Uribe, Ed.D., Executive Vice President of California Bank & Trust, Elga A. Sharpe, Chief of Protocol, Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles, Jo Ellen Chatham, Ph.D., Manager of Strategic Planning & Public Affairs at Southern California Edison, Ding-Jo Currie, Ph.D., Faculty at CSU Fullerton Education Leadership, Jerri Rosen, Founder & CEO of Working Wardrobes, Vivian Clecak, Chief Executive Officer at Human Options, Dina Eletreby, Ph.D., Head of School at New Horizon School, Irvine, Jan Slater, Founder of, Rachel Baranick, Deputy Director at U.S. Small Business Administration, Santa Ana Office.

Registration is now open for the Conference, which will be hosted at the Hilton Anaheim on Thursday, June 5, 2014.

To register or learn more about the 2nd Annual Orange County Global Women’s Conference, explore our website, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

To apply for media credentials, please contact Nhadira Johnson at [email protected].

About Coastline Community College
Coastline Community College has an international reputation as one of the nation’s most innovative institutions. Founded in 1976, Coastline is committed to student success through accessible and flexible education within and beyond the traditional classroom.

Coastline campuses are located in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Garden Grove and Westminster.  For more information on Coastline Community College, please visit

Nhadira Johnson, M.P.A.
Acting Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Coastline Community College
[email protected]