Good Afternoon Long Beach Networking Luncheon 2/13/24
Join the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce for our Monthly Good Afternoon Long Beach Networking Luncheon!
Hear from Candis Welch
Los Angeles native Candis Welch, diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy at 18 months, is a determined individual who has overcome challenges to achieve remarkable milestones. Holding a B.A in Journalism and a Master's in Public Administration, with a certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Cornell University, she was appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to the State Rehabilitation Council. Currently serving as a DEI Practitioner at the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority, Candis actively contributes to organization-wide equitable initiatives. Through her non-profit, I AM ABLED. Inc., she conducts DEIA Training for national and local non-profits. Candis is a proud member of various advisory committees, including California State University of Northridge and the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder Voter Accessibility Advisory Committee. Crowned as Ms. Wheelchair of California in March 2023, she passionately advocates for the disabled community's visibility, safety, and accessibility.
Please bure sure to bring lots of business cards to share with your fellow professionals and be prepared to give a quick 30 second elevator pitch to get to know everyone in the room!