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3rd Annual Crystal Chair Award Gala

April 23, 2019
6:00 pm
- 8:30 pm

Celebrate and network with NAWBO Silicon Valley and our emcee, Guisselle Nunez, an award-winning personal branding evangelist, engaging speaker and instructor, and author. In alignment with NAWBO National, she believes in Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In philosophy − encouraging women to lean into their careers by seizing opportunities and aspiring to leadership positions while calling on both men and women to acknowledge and remedy the current gender inequalities.

Keynote speaker will be Chloé Alpert, CEO of the Bay Area-based start-up Medinas Health.

The festivities will continue throughout the evening as you join us in recognizing this year’s awards recipients:

  • Crystal Chair Award: Hannah Kain
  • Business Woman of Distinction: Monika Miles
  • Woman Business Advocate of the Year: Cathy Smith

Make new business acquaintances or mingle with old friends in this once-a-year festive atmosphere.

Early Bird (by April 12): $85
Regular Rate (after April 12): $125
Corporate Partner Guests: $75

Food is included with registration.
No-host cash bar will be available.
Business attire.
Parking: complimentary on-site or at the Pruneyard Plaza Garage.


Chloe Alpert is the co-founder & CEO of Medinas Health, the pre-owned medical equipment marketplace. She has founded two profitable companies in the consumer and financial technology spaces including Happy Pay, Inc..  She won the Forbes 30 under 30 Change the World Competition in 2017, the San Francisco Wework Creator Awards in 2018, and the $1M Global Wework Creator Awards in 2019.  She has served an advisor and consultant to multiple notable startups, FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 corporations. Last March, Medinas Health also closed a $1 million seed funding round co-led by Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures, and General Catalyst’s Rough Draft Ventures. Find out how she did it!


Guisselle Nuñez is focused on helping organizations and individuals achieve success through enduring marketing and personal branding strategies. One of her passions is to help women (with a special focus on Latinas and women of color) understand how to communicate their value, and advocate for themselves by building a strong, personal brand.  She’s an award-winning marketing communication leader, instructor, speaker, coach and author of the book “Take Charge of your Brand.” Her book can be purchased on Amazon, and you can learn more about upcoming personal branding workshops at

Thanks to our Crystal Chair Sponsors

Thanks to our In-Kind Sponsors


April 23, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Campbell
1995 S Bascom Ave
Campbell, CA 95008
(408) 559-4300

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