Prominent Orange County Companies Take Part in Presenting the 10th Annual Women of Influence

Published on March 12, 2023


Several leading Orange County companies join City of Hope Orange County in presenting the Greater Irvine Chamber’s 10th Anniversary Women of Influence, including University Partner Chapman University, Corporate Sponsors FivePoint, GDR Group, Hoag Health, Octane, Southern California Edison, Tax Relief Advocates, University of California, Irvine, and Verizon, and Business Sponsors Ingram Micro and Probolsky Research.

Companies hosting tables at the event include Alzheimer's Association, Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Bank of Southern California, Commercial Bank of California, CoreLogic, Cox Communications, Farmers & Merchants Bank, Guardian Storage Centers LLC, Irvine Marriott, Kaiser Permanente, Parker Aerospace, Revolver PR, The Hecht Trauma Institute, The Lotts Agency, Waste Management, Wells Fargo, and Zillow.

The 10th Anniversary Women of Influence will be held Thursday, March 30, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Irvine Marriott Hotel, 18000 Von Karman Ave.

During the main presentation, Nada Lena Nasserdeen, a highly sought-after and dynamic public speaker, will discuss:

  • How to overcome self-doubt and tap into your full potential in your career and life.
  • How to control and eliminate negative self-talk that prevents you from being your best self.
  • Utilizing the five C's that can help you develop confidence.
  • Strategies for breaking limiting beliefs that hinder forward movement and action.
  • How to develop thriving relationships with a community of people who support and uplift you.

Immediately following the presentation, Jessica Welch, IOM, ACE, executive vice president of the Greater Irvine Chamber and executive director of Irvine Forward Foundation—the Chamber’s scholarship and educational support program—will lead an intimate conversation-style interview with Nasserdeen.

Through a decade of annual Women of Influence events, the Greater Irvine Chamber has recognized and empowered women to lead and succeed in their lives, businesses, and communities.

During the awards segment of the Women of Influence program, the Greater Irvine Chamber will recognize women in eight categories: Entrepreneur, Innovator, Executive, Advocate, Authentic Leader, Game Changer, Rising Star, and International Women’s Day Lifetime Achievement.

In addition to staple components of the annual event, the 10th Anniversary Women of Influence will include a pop-up shop featuring women-owned businesses, such as BalloonzillaBella's CrystalsBooskies Cookies, Jini Mini Kids BoutiqueNever Alone Candlesand Rise Up For You — a company that trains and coaches on the communication, emotional, and people skills needed to be successful in today's world and led by Nada Lena Nasserdeen. Octane and UC Irvine will also have representation in the pop-up shop experience.