Career Pavilion

Gilead_Logo_2C_RGB_POS_TAGSponsored by Gilead
Located in Hall 1—Open All Day


The Watermark Conference for Women Career Pavilion, brought to you by Gilead, features local and national career experts, coaches and professionals to address your most pressing questions and challenges. The Career Pavilion provides you with intimate and unique opportunities to better position yourself on the job, enhance your career skills and network with peers. Don’t miss out on these Career Pavilion offerings:

*No advance sign-up is required for the following programs: 


7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*

HR and career service experts from local colleges and universities will provide free resume critiques. Don’t miss this opportunity to have a seasoned pro give your resume a checkup and help you put your best face forward in the ever-changing job market.

*Resume Reviewers will be unavailable during the opening and lunch keynote sessions.

2018 Résumé Reviewers

Michelle Alvarez, Connext
Andrea Anyanwu, Skyline College
Ines Barbosa, Mills College
Edward Beanes, California State University, East Bay
Dean Boger, Gilead
Juli-Anne Brockway, University of San Francisco
Becky Charvat, Quantcast
Deborah Choi, University of San Francisco
Imee Diego DuBose, Stanford University
Shandy Dunn, Connext
Heather Gardley, California State University, East Bay
Michelle Gomez, Connext
Sunaina Gulati-Ruh, Santa Clara University
Leila Hadzic, Gilead
Sylvia Head, California State University, East Bay
Avideh Jada, Gilead
Trish Kalbas-Schmidt, Santa Clara University
Alexandra Kaplan, Skyline College
Ellen Kelly Daley, University of San Francisco
Erica McCloud, Gilead
John McFall, Gilead
Debbie Nishiiima, Gilead
Lori Roccereto, Connext
Jennifer Rowland, Stanford University
Angela Schmiede, Menlo College
Abby Scott, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Carly Shelar, Connext
René Siegel, Connext
Leticia Wiesner, Opportunity Junction
Lavinia Zanassi, Skyline College


7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*

The Coaches Corner program is designed to give conference attendees an opportunity for one-on-one “speed coaching” with a coach from International Coach Federation (ICF) San Francisco Bay Area. This is a great private opportunity to take what you learn at the conference and turn it into action!

*Career Coaches will be unavailable during the opening and lunch keynote sessions.

2018 Coaches

Sahar Azarabadi, Anthos Solutions
Rob Balaam, Balaam Coaching
Florian Brody, Resilience Coaching
Lisa Burque, Forward Focus Coaching
Kym Cadle, Pure Ambition
Wendy Edelstein, Changeover Coaching
Carolyn Godfrey, Evolve Consulting
Laura Gooler, Varian
Anne Hamersky, Anne Hamersky Coaching
Sara Hart, Hartcom
Lalia Helmer, Luminis Coaching
Barbara Koeth, Confident Choices Coaching
Suzanne Mansell, Avant Consulting
Brandon Maslan, Advancing Women Executives
Melanie Menard
Kristen Norrine, Kristen Norrine Co-Active Coaching
Shachi Patel, Setu Coaching & Consulting
Leslie Peay DuBridge, Pivotal Turns Coaching & Wellness
Carol Pugh, Carol Pugh Coaching
Manoj Ramanan Viswanathan, Manoj Academy
Kathy Ryan, Positive Outcome Coaching & Consulting
Dana Schroeder, Bariatric Wisdom
Joie Seldon, EQ Leadership
Dawn Sharifan
Megan Sullivan, Knock, LLC
Elena Vassilieva

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