Posts Tagged ‘Berkeley’

Get the Job You Want!

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010


How to Stand Out From The Rest

Being prepared for a job search campaign increases your chances of success. Join us for a discussion on how to deal with the various aspects of the job search including resume writing, job interviewing, thank you letters, and ultimately, entertaining job offers.

Bethany Eggman brings 7 years of experience educating children and adults about various financial topics. For the past 9 years she has worked at a credit union where she teaches employees and credit union members about financial topics. Bethany has obtained two Master’s Degrees in Education, both focused on teaching adults.

Please sign up by emailing with RSVP 9/20 in the Subject line and your full name in the body of the email. 


Monday September 20, 2010 6:00pm - 7:30pm
YWCA Berkeley / Oakland
2600 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA. 94704
Tel: 510.848.6370;


Young Women and Money Conference

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010


“Controlling your money, rather than having your money control you” is key to every woman’s quality of life.

The YWCA Berkeley/Oakland’s Young Women and Money Conference will help you gain financial independence and success.

Tired of living paycheck to paycheck? Worried that your credit card will be rejected? Wishing you could see your money grow rather than go? Join the YWCA for the Young Women and Money Conference that will give you the tools and confidence to gain financial independence and success! Learn the smarts about your money - good credit, balancing your accounts, managing your debt, starting your own business, investing, and more!


Financial Terms 101
How Budgeting Can Make You Rich
Online Reputation Management
Look Great Without Going Broke
Salary Negotiation/Interview Skills
Developing a Spending Plan
Creating Wealth Through Investments
Power Over Plastic
Your Financial Foundation
Having a Fabulous Relationship with Money


Loretta Abrams
Senior Vice President, Community Investment - HSBC North America
Suzanne Agasi
Founder & Director,
Stephanie Barbour
Leadership & Personal Coach, Barbour Coaching & Consulting
MB Deans
President & CEO, PalazzoTech, Inc.
Nivea Gonzales
Unit Manager, Collections - HSBC North America
Peggy Green
Education Specialist, Money Management International
Aurora Medina
Money Coach, Meriposa Money Circles
Ly Franshaua Pipkins
Personal Finance Coach, Pipkins Financial
Rachel Robasciotti & Maya Philipson
Financial Planners & Investment Advisors, Robasciotti & Associates
Jenny Smith
Business Consultant, Tanger Group
Ann Tardy
Founder & CEO, The LifeMoxie Company

Saturday, November 6, 2010
9:ooam to 4:30pm
Marriott Oakland City Center,
1001 Broadway, Oakland 94607
Price: $75

More information and to register:
510-848-6370 |

Bay Area Green Tours

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

bagt-logoBay Area Green Tours is hosting its second Farm to Fork tour of the season on August 15th.

More Social Media Workshops in Berkeley

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

berkeley-chamber-logoWant to make social media work for your business?  The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce is continuing its series of workshops this summer on social media and what it can do to help generate more interest in your business.  The third of five workshops is entitled “How to Effectively Market Your Business Against Larger Competitors Using Social Media.”  This workshop will focus on how to develop effective messaging and proven social media techniques that will deliver the greatest return for your marketing dollar.  The workshop takes place on Thursday, August 19th, from 8 AM-10 AM.  For more information and to register, check out the Chamber’s website.

Social Media Workshops through Berkeley Chamber

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

berkeley-chamber-logoAttention all small businesses!  The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of workshops this summer on social media and what it can do to help generate more interest in your business.  The second of five workshops is entitled “What You Can Learn from the Big Brands Best Practices with Social Media.”  This workshop will take place on Thursday, July 29th, from 8 AM-10 AM.  For more information and to register, check out the Chamber’s website.

Free YWCA Workshop on Developing a Spending Plan

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

piggy-bank-dollar-billsThe YWCA in Downtown Berkeley is offering a free workshop on how to develop a successful personal spending plan.  In this workshop, you will learn how to identify the difference between a spending plan and a budget; how to use a spending plan; and how to build a sold, prudent reserve/contingency fund (3-6 months living expenses).  The workshop is free, but you must RSVP to attend!  Sign up by emailing with RSVP and the workshop date in the Subject Line and your full name in the body of the email. For more information contact the YWCA or visit their website.

Beehive Market Every Saturday in Berkeley

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

beehive market_logo02The new Beehive Market, celebrating all that is green and local, is opening in Berkeley on June 12th.  Think of it as an expanded farmer’s market, featurning food and product vendors, live music, and more.  They will be open every Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on San Pablo Avenue at Virginia Street in West Berkeley.  To find out more about the event, or to find out how to get involved as a vendor or sponsor, visit their website.

Plaid Friday is the New Black Friday

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

plaid-friday-logoLooking for great holiday shopping this Black Friday?  Want to get great deals while supporting the local economy?  Merchants in Oakland, Berkeley, and the greater Bay Area have teamed up this year to bring you Plaid Friday!  Local shops, both in store and online, will be offering great holiday deals this friday, November 27th while providing you with an alternative to the malls.  Want to learn more and check out what local vendors will be having Plaid Friday sales?  Check out Plaid Friday’s website.