2018-19 Young Women Leader Calendar

Your commitment to the Young Women Leaders program will include your attendance at all of the educational workshops. Please bring a pen to all workshops. Completion of your career project, as well as all educational workshops, qualifies seniors to apply for a scholarship. Not all eligible students will receive scholarships.  Your commitments to participate in the program are:



October 30, 2018
(deadline extended - you must attend Orientation on October 13th)
Deadline for online application
www.ywldesert.org
October 13, 2018
(Saturday) 1:30-5pm
YWL Program Orientation (MANDATORY)
UCR - Palm Desert Center, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert
  • Overview of program and expectations
  • FAFSA and scholarship application process
  • Your personal statement
  • College program considerations
November 4, 2018
(Sunday) 1:30-5pm
Present Yourself (MANDATORY)
UCR - Palm Desert Center, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert
  • The importance of social media
  • Dress to impress
  • Interviewing skills
  • Career panel: marketing, communications
December 8, 2018
(Saturday) 12:30-3:30pm
Art and Etiquette (MANDATORY)
Cuistot Restaurant - 72595 El Paseo, Palm Desert (760) 340-1000 (Pick up from Art Museum next-door)

Join us for a fun and informative luncheon followed by a docent-led tour of the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert 

  • The importance of etiquette and networking
  • Career panel: hospitality, the arts
January 12, 2019
(Saturday) 8:30-1pm
Community Service (MANDATORY)
FIND Food Bank - 83775 Citrus Ave, Indio (760) 775-3663 
  • 8:30 am check-in (Must have signed participation waivers)
  • Dress comfortably. Closed toed shoes required, light jacket or sweater recommended; lunch is provided
  • Career panel: non-profit management, nutrition
February 23, 2019
(Saturday) 9am-1:30pm
Medical Career Day at CSUSB  (MANDATORY)
Location: TBD
  • Panel discussion from various medical professionals
  • Hands-on nursing lab
  • CSUSB facility tour
  • Health and wellness activity
March 10, 2019
(Sunday) 1:30-5pm
Public Service Workshop (MANDATORY)
Thermal Sheriff Station, 86625 Airport Blvd, Thermal
  • Law enforcement and forensics
  • Campus safety and self-defensee
  • Career panel: law enforcement, government
April 7, 2019
(Sunday) 1:30-5pm
Wrap Up (MANDATORY)
UCR Palm Desert Center, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert
  • Student presentations
  • Scholarship application confirmation
  • Set yourself up for success in college