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clay scores 11 points in two minutes and finishes with 25. blowout alert, blowout alert. never mind. the warriors are up 40. harrison barnes with authority. in any language or country. war -- their next stop is sunday in boston. after beating the warriors, what do the cavaliers do? they rest lebron james and kyrie irving and the pacers love that. thank you 6789 -- thank you. the pacers snapped the cavs. it is hard enough pitching with one arm, but the a's have a prospect who is a switch pitcher. he is a lefty and a righty. meet the ambidextrous pat. he spent seven years in the minors with the yankees. baseball created a rule for him. he is a switch hitter himself.
he switched to lefty and it went on and on and on for six minutes and not a pitch was thrown. anyway, he has a custom six-finger glove that he now wears. >> the first couple days guys will want to try on the glove. a lot of people don't realize that i switch. it just becomes part of the game. >> baseball is the only thing i can do now. whether it is golf or basketball it is all right handed. >> i hope he makes the team. it will be fun to watch. the san jose earthquakes christened their new stadiums. the quakes are hosting the l.a. galaxy. it cost $100 million and it seats 18,000 and it has state-of-the-art technology and stuff. including the largest outdoor bar in north america. and the second widest led screen in california. the head coach is excited to play in a brand-new palace.
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♪ welcome to "beyond the headlines." i'm cheryl jennings. every weekend we focus different topics of people who live and work in the bay area. i'm proud to host the professional business women's conference coming up tuesday march 10th at moscone center south. this year's theme, one life, one legacy, making the most of it you. it was founded more than a quarter of a century ago by congresswoman jackie spear. he she's joining us with some of the issues -- you just got
appointed to the house intelligence committee. >> it's's a heavy load. not only is it a lot to learn. but it's a heavy topic. what we do covertly and overtly through the cia, it's my job to make sure that the right questions are asked and that we don't engage on things like torture which senator feinstein did a fantastic job last year. >> you've been focusing on middle sexual trauma is a key issue for. you. >> the fact that 26,000 men and women will be assaulted in one year is and the military is not taking it seriously and now we're
seeing it taken seriously. i just had an experience with two cadets who had a hour rend us experience there and we're holding the academies accountable. >> you've got a bill that you want to close the loophole to track once out of the military. >> so, an interesting point, once you're convicted in the military, you serve your time, you are expected on your own, scout's honor, to register as a sex offender in the jurisdiction in which you live. everyone else in society has their dna taken, their fingerprints and they're placed on the registry before their release. so we will have any number of sexual offenders in our communities unbeknownst to us because the military has not put them on the sex offender list. this bill creates that within the military and requires the same process to take place before the predators are released from prison. >> one of the passions is
education for girls' science technology s.t.e.m. programs. >> it's important because those jobs are going to be in this century and women rely on how much they make per hour, per day in the same job. over the lifetime, $400,000 of lost income. so it's important for young women to recognize that s.t.e.m. is their future, science,ing at the north, engineering and math. we're actually trying to extend it to include the arts but truly, the jobs of this century are in those areas. and we've got to make sure women and young girls in particular are comfortable with coding and waking up in the morning and wanting to do math and science. >> health care, the new health care enrollment act california. you've seen a much more positive situation. >> you know, we have two health fairs right before the enrollment period ended. and it was amazing. one gentlemen thought it was for
poor people. he was spending $1,000 a month. here he came to this event and realized he could spend $500 a month. another family, $2,000 a month they were paying for health insurance. the wife had breast cancer and he didn't want to go without. he was making $42,000 a year in adjusted gross income. they're now going to be paying $187 a month. so there are great experiences that come to people who just ask the questions and go online and check it out. and we do know that it's working, 11.4 million americans now have health insurance. kids can stay on their parents' plans until they're 26. month more pre-existing conditions. no more annual caps or health care has no co-pays. your contraceptive pills, your mammographies. >> you've been passionate also about alzheimer's and the fact
that it affects so many women. i was shocked by that. >> i was, too. in fact, 2 out of every 3 people who will have alzheimer's is a woman. so not only are they the most likely to be in fact diagnosed with alzheimer's, typically are the caregivers. and when you look at the research that's being done, it's miniscule in reference to cancer research. and when you look at the federal government and how much is being spent to provide health care through medicare, it's something like $200 billion a year. by 2050, it's going to be over $1 trillion a year just for alzheimer's care. so we've got to put more money into research so we can find a cure to alzheimer's. >> the conference is something you founded 26 years ago. you're not even old enough to >> okay.nded that. >> it's so amazing. i've had the great privilege of being there for so many years. why did you feel the need to do
that? >> well, first of all, thank you for being such a great supporter or sponsor of this. i did it because i thought a woman needs a place to mnetwork to find new career goals. women will come up to all of us, so many -- everyone on the board is doing it out of love and womenhood and promoting women. there's no psychic pay except for the psychic pay that you get when someone comes up to you and says, you know, this conference changed my life. that's what we do for 5,000 women every year. >> back then, there was so many discrimination against women. and not that many opportunities. how has that changed? >> well, the opportunities have increased to a certain extent, but luke at women of health, for instance, they are few and far
between. it's the term of art and we really need to change that. we need to put a spotlight the lack of women in positions in the tech world. that is in fact what the region is all about. discrimination goes on on college campuses. we see the sexual assault issues that are so prevalent. and we see it in the workplace, women are making 79 cents to 83 ye cents to a dollar earned by a man. so they're doing a good job. indeed, it is an opportunity to find those individuals who can be of great help to you. as you -- you know, develop your career goals. >> congresswoman, thank you for being here. and thank you for the conference. and we do have to take another short break. when we come back, we're going to hear from the board chair of
up. joining us now is the fourth president of the cbwc and chief counsel for the california state lottery. it's so nice to see you again. >> thank you, it's nice see you, cheryl. >> when i saw you last year, you were mighty pregnant. >> i was, my daughter sydney was born on march 1st. we have a mighty crew now. >> have your positions changed since you had your daughter? >> absolutely. i want her to have every opportunity in the world, i think we're making a lot of progress as women but there's still work to be done. >> conference is coming up, i've enjoyed it. participants can take away a lot. what can they enjoy? >> well, we have an amazing lineup of keynote speakers. we have award winning journalist soledad o'brien. and we have nobel peace prize
winner reina goboyi and jackie who addresses the group annually. >> the conference theme, one life, one legacy, making the most of you. what does that mean to you that conference attendees can take away from that? >> well, when our organization was contemplating the theme for this year, we wanted to -- especially on the heels of our 25th year last year, we wanted our attendees to really consider how they would make their mark, their impression, on society. so we wanted everybody to go into the conference experience thinking what am i going to do to do contribute. what am i going to leave in terms of a lasting impression and what can i do to take action around that. >> this has affected your life. this is your second year as president. how has it affected you
personally and professionally? >> well, it's certainly an honor to serve in the role. and i serve alongside an incredible group of board members and team members. it's a burden to think of all of the important work that still needs to be done towards advancing women and attaining gender equity. and heavying women to achieve their ambition. and as an organization we're continually trying to craft a program that really meets the needs and expectations of our great community. and we have the support of incredible countries, chevron and enron and abbott. there's a host of companies that have taken a step towards investing in women. we are proud to partner with our sponsor, proud to support our community achieve their ambitions. >> when i was a young woman coming up through the ranks, i endured a lot of discrimination.
i'm hoping for the young women that come up these days don't have do go through that. you reach out to those young women? >> absolutely. we reach out in a couple ways. first of all, a young women's center which we'll have in the fall. details to come. in addition, california has a scholarship program every year where we award high school seniors, very deserving high school seniors scholarships towards their college education. we're finalizing that process and excited to announce those winners at the conference. >> i remember seeing the young women last year, and they were just so thrilled to be a part of this. >> oh, absolutely. it's really important work to try and reach them when they're impressionable and provide them with mentoring that they need to be successful. there really is a lot of opportunity to successful as a
woman in the private sector. you got to tab about the laborry, what's new? >> most recently, we released the campaign to inform californians about the great work that the lottery does around education. the lottery was founded to help supplement funding for public education in california. and imagine the possibilities campaign goes to educate californians about the way in which lottery funds are used across the state. and just incredible stories about things that the lottery funds are doing to help education in california. >> it's a great organization. great leadership under paula labrie. and i just feel blessed to work on such a great organization every day. >> for as little as a dollar you can win. >> that's right, you have to play to win, cheryl. >> thank you for being here.
i'll see you at the conference. we do have to take a welcome back to "beyond the headlines." i'm cheryl jennings. we've been talking about the professional businesswomen of california conference where tv personality leeza gibbons has been added as a keynote speaker. joining us in the studio right now is a longtime tv supporter and chevron executive, livia
bebe. she's the chief governor and corporate secretary. this is an issue over our careers diversity. it's a big concern, right? >> chevron has been on a diversity journey for at least 25 years. i have memos in my office that go back to the early '90s but we've steadily been trying to create a more diverse population. we're steadily and slowly making progress. we're very excited that diversity is aboard the catalyst this year, a national board that recognizes efforts of women in the workplace. we're very pleased with that recognition. >> as you should be. congratulations. you talked about including more and more women. the numbers going in the s.t.e.m. field. you have a national partnership with chevron of techridge. >> we do have a commitment, particularly women, we have
affiliations with a number of partnerships, tech ridge particularly is k through 12, so it has to get girls early and keep them interested in science and math. >> you have worked with pbwc for a long time and thank you for doing that. why is that so important to you and what got you involved with it? >> when i was the corporate officer, i was actually the first women officer of chevron. i went to a pbwc conference and the women there were so excited about my role. it really came home to me that i had an obligation, as well as an opportunity, to be a face of chevron in the community and the spokesperson for diversity. and so pbwc was one of those things that i thought chevron needed to be at and had a role there. >> and you stuck with it, too, so thank you. >> we have been a constant supporter. our women loved to attend, some
of the men loved to attend. so it's been a good way to convince people internally and externally that we believe in supporting women in their development and great inspiration of women. >> now, you are a mom. you had to juggle your personal life and your corporate life. that must have been difficult. >> well, i always say kids of working women grow up to be more independent. >> yes, they do. >> but i give my kids presents, i always said, that's the story of my life, balancing my guilt. i'm guilty of not working harder and i'm guilty about not being home more. i have to keep it all in balance. >> well, you've done extremely well, obviously. >> i'm very proud of my children. >> you should be. you worked hard. this is probably hard for you to admit, you're looking at retirement soon. you're too young to retire? >> well, i'm going to leave at the end of the april because i
wanted to retire when i was still young enough to reinvent myself. i'll be active in the corporate govern governance world. >> the theme of the pbwc conference this year is one life, one legacy. what do you say is your legacy? >> well, i think my chevron legacy is, in part, my commitment to women, trying to advance women. i am happy to say my success in chevron. and chevron has now announced another woman to a corporate officer position. i'm proud of that journey. and i know we have a ways to go and i'm proud of the progress we've made. >> congratulations. and i'm going to see you at the conference. >> thank you. >> we have to take break right now, when we come back, we'll be back with the filmmaker ceo a
advocate, president and ceo of an organization that challenges women. welcome. so, i want to congratulate because on oscar night, we saw a totally different tone. >> reece witherspoon asked me about my dress. >> congratulations about that. >> thank you. and the list goes on and on, all of the incredible actresses recognizing that their voice mattered and they didn't have to be limited to what they were wearing. and they had incredible opportunity to talk about subjects about who they are as women, their work, their passion. it was fabulous. trended on facebook and twitter. one evening received over 25 million impressions. >> oh, my goodness. that's a huge surgery, success. yeah. >> i want to talk to you about
this again. the first misrepresentation, talked about the underrepresentation of women in betrayals of power. that led you to the next one. >> the and tremendous success with it. and we actually wrote it. >> and we want you to see a little bit of this at home. >> stop with the tears. >> don't cry. >> pick yourself up. >> don't be a [ bleep ]. >> be cool and be -- >> tattletale. >> don't let someone run your life. >> be a man. be a man. be a man. >> all of those messages that we all hear. so amazing. and you're trying to change
that? >> we are trying to change that. we want to have a national conversation that expands what it is to be a man. we want more people to be inspired. to be healthy role models for young men. not to help resuppress themselves and stay true to themselves. >> you'll be at the pbwc conference. do you want to give us a skwlint. >> hinty. >> we have to kind of put a mark on the young women's summit that will take part in the fall again. and i'm just excited to inspire the next generation of leaders who want to be leaders who really can create a healthy more balanced society. >> you have to do that balance just like our previous guest with kids, with your career, with your busy, busy husband. how do you do that, you just don't sleep, right?
>> good. that's very true. you know, i'm still in love and so grateful. kids are a miracle. they're delicious. i just feel so blessed. but it is a bond. a juggling match. and it's not perfect and you have to have a sense of humor. and i try and have a sense of humor. and yes, none of us sleep. >> well, you can't leave before we talk about your husband who has announced he's going to run for governor. this is going to add even more stress to your life. >> i'm so proud of him. i mean, he's done so much. always been ahead of his time, often when it wasn't the political thing to do. you know, same-sex marriage, you know, universal health care, universal preschool. paid sick leave. the list goes on and on. san francisco was one of the greener cities when he was mayor. i'm excited for what he can bring not just to the area but
to the larger state of california. and, you know, i believe, as california goes so does the country. >> good luck with all of that. >> thank you. >> jennifer, thank you. great to see you again. and for more information about today's program and the pbwc conference go to our website. we're on facebook on abc7 community affairs. follow me on twitte twitter @cherylabc7. we'll see you next time have a great week. ♪
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