Current Workshops

Orientation/Putting your Best Foot Forward

Our dynamic presenters for this workshop are Rob Lucenti, Managing Partner at Deloitte Services LP in Orange County and Kevin Campbell, the Market Leader for Boston Private Bank covering Southern California.  Rob has 27 years of public accounting experience with Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries, (“Deloitte”) including leadership roles as a Senior Strategic Client Relationship partner in Los Angeles, and serving as the Pacific Southwest Region Marketplace leader.  Kevin has…

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Digital Marketing

We are really excited about this perennial top-rated workshop and look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, October 2 at 5pm at the WPromote Headquarters in El Segundo. Directions will be emailed to you.  Please plan to stay until 7:30pm.  You will hear the interesting career paths of CEO Mike Mothner, Daniel Grazziani, Associate Director of Social Media and Associate Director of SEO, Ariel Kozicki, to be followed by an interactive marketing…

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Entertainment

Prepare to have fun and learn about exciting careers within Sports and Entertainment. Our speakers include Martin Keely and George Pappas. Martin is currently, SVP Media Networks at Blizzard Entertainment. Mr. Keely was previously the executive vice president, product and technology for Disney|ABC Television Group. In that role, Mr. Keely oversaw all aspects of Disney|ABC’s digital media strategy and products across non-linear and emerging platforms for ABC, ABC…

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Financial Services

We have a fun and memorable evening planned where we will delve into the complex and wide-ranging world of Finance. There are innumerable careers in finance from banking to insurance, from private equity to real estate, and from sales and trading of financial instruments to advising on mergers and acquisitions, to name just a few. Our dynamic presenters, Stephanie Love with Bank of America and Jonathan Glaser of JMG Capital Management LLC, will share…

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Sustainable Design

Everything within us and around us is by design. Nature may be the ultimate designer, as gauged by function and form. Consider the human being as merely one example of nature’s design ingenuity.But Man is a formidable competitor: Consider the computer…. Artificial Intelligence…. Virtual Reality. Getting Man and Nature to cooperate is the ultimate challenge, for Man and Nature are often at odds. Meet two leaders who make…

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Aerospace Systems and Technology

We will get the privilege of a behind-the-scenes restricted tour of the James Webb Space Telescope, followed by a presentation on Northrop Grumman’s stealth aircraft over dinner, and we will conclude the evening with an interactive project involving a case study on Artificial Intelligence. We have two amazing presenters this year, Deborah Fitzgerald Simmons and Krystal Puga to cover each of the exciting areas we will explore. The…

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Innovation & Digital Technology

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020
  • 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • BCG Digital Ventures
  • Career
  • SpeakersJoe Takai

We have entered a decade of disruption of large corporate business models, driven by a step change in the power of technology and the audacity and speed of start-ups. To be fit for the future, visionary companies will deliberately re-imagine themselves by injecting or attacking established models with new ideas fueled by technology. BCG/DV is an ever-growing global team of innovators, operators, entrepreneurs and investors committed to this…

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Mock City Council

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020
  • 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • City Council Chambers
  • Career

This is our final Manhattan Beach Mayor’s Youth Council Workshop; we encourage parents to attend!  MYC participants will engage in a City Council meeting simulation where the “mock” council issue to be discussed will surround City action regarding Cannabis cultivation, sales and delivery. During this session the Mayor and Council will discuss and take a vote on a City Staff recommendation to “Consider Amending the City of Manhattan…

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