Beverly Cultural Center in conjunction with
Walnut Grove Cultural Center presents...

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Millennial women are now the largest generation in the labor market.  There are also the challenges of finding meaning in work, pursuing a career, and raising a family. These topics are becoming increasingly important to explore and share experiences in order to change culture in positive ways.

Join us for this stimulating symposium with interactive sessions, engaging presentations, and networking with others who share the same goals.

26-28 April 2019

74-271 Desert Bajada Trail, Indian Wells, CA 92210

Registration and Payment:


COST: $175 (covers all meals and accommodations)

To Register: click Register Now button

or mail your checks payable to Walnut Grove
ATTN: Lisa Limtiaco
6904 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036


For more information, contact Lisa Limtiaco


Symposium Schedule:


Friday, April 26:

6:00 p.m.  Holy Mass

7:00 p.m.  Buffet dinner

8:00 p.m.  Welcome and orientation


Saturday, April 27:

9:00  – 11:30 a.m. Theology of Work: Finding Meaning and Purpose

The workplace is an essential space for self-development and discovering meaning in one’s life.  Inspired by the teachings of St. Josemaria Escriva, this discussion will focus on theology of work in the following points: 

  • growth in virtues

  • incorporating faith in one’s daily work

  • work as a participation in God’s creation

12:45 – 2:45 p.m.  Lunch

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  
Work-life Integration: Is it possible to integrate family life with a passion for one’s career?

These are difficult challenges facing young professional women who are just starting their careers, entering relationships, and preparing for marriage.  This will be a panel presentation with speakers who have faced these challenges in creative ways, who have raised children while pursuing a career and have found ways to integrate both. 


7:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

The Genetics and Neuroscience Between Men and Women: What can they tell us?

This presentation will focus on the unique qualities women bring to the workplace, based on studies from genetics, epigenetics, neuroscience, as well as psychological and social investigations.


9:00 p.m.  Cocktails


Sunday, April 28:

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Work As Mission:  Developing a professional impact project

Women can change the workplace and society in positive ways, therefore impacting culture. Discover specific ways to integrate these ideas from the symposium into one’s daily work: promoting all work as a service to others, fostering character and ethics, and developing leadership skills.