Don't miss Julissa Arce for Pitt International Week. Come hear her incredible story. The first 50 attendees will receive a copy of her best-selling book, "My (Underground) American Dream".
Stories of Hope
Immigration and the refugee crisis are two of this year's most critical issues. Two of America’s greatest success stories of the decade share their stories of dislocation, survival and hope.
Julissa Arce, Author & Immigrant Rights Activist
Clemantine Wamariya, Author & Board Member, Women for Women International and Human Rights Advocate
Moderator: Caroline Howard, Digital Managing Editor, Forbes Media
The Excellence in Leadership speaker series provides a platform for some of the nation's most recognized leaders to share their experiences, insight, and knowledge with our campus. Learn from their unique experiences about what it means to be a leader.
This July, Politicon will be toasting to a third term as the quintessential non-partisan event of the year. We’re upping the ante with some of the biggest names in politics and the wittiest voices in comedy and entertainment, representing all sides of the political spectrum.
Join us at the Pasadena Convention Center for a full weekend of panels, debates, art, podcasts, comedy shows, Q&A’s, book readings, interviews and meet & greets.
With rooms ranging from 50-seaters to large-scale auditoriums, you’ll be able to get up close and personal with political heavyweights, revel in the endless humor, dissect documentaries and parodies with filmmakers, and maybe even interact with a few of history’s greatest leaders.
NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO ENTERTAIN DEMOCRACY!
Julissa will be participating in two panels and a book signing.
Tickets here: http://www.politicon.com/tickets/
Association Media & Publishing’s Annual Meeting is the only comprehensive event serving association communications and publishing needs. This year’s meeting will attract more than 400 leaders from premiere associations across the country. Join the brightest and most influential association professionals who convene each year to get the edge on the communication trends and marketing techniques of today and tomorrow.
Tickets here: http://amp17.org/register/
Julissa Arce, a writer, social justice advocate, and former investment banker who made headlines when she revealed her undocumented immigration status, will serve as the guest speaker for Pasadena City College’s 2017 Commencement ceremony.
KCRW’s festive celebration of inspiring, harrowing, and courageous storytellers is coming back to LA. Five hand-picked Moth Mainstage all-stars will tie together the brilliant and the absurd for a spellbinding evening at the historic Avalon Hollywood. Julissa will be sharing her story.
On June 6, 2017, ALPFA Orange County presents the OC Women Of ALPFA event. This year marks the 15th Anniversary of Latina leadership development in Paving the Way for Latinas in the US: The Roadmap to Power. Join Latina business owners, small business resource partners and Latina executives at this exciting gathering.
RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State. The award-winning live show happens monthly in New York and Los Angeles. It’s featured people like Janeane Garofalo, Lisa Lampanelli, Kevin Nealon, Margaret Cho, Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman, Lili Taylor, Rachel Dratch, Andy Borowitz and more, dropping the act and showing a side of themselves we’ve never seen before. The weekly podcast gets around a million downloads each month. Slate.com called it “jaw-dropping, hysterically funny, and just plain touching.”
More info here: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1400726
Julissa Arce, an undocumented immigrant who became a Wall Street executive talks about opportunity, struggle, and success with AJ Gogia, the "taxi guru" of Little India, Queens.
Please note that the start time of this program has changed from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
6:30 pm: Doors to the auditorium, Ronay Menschel Hall, on the Museum's Ground Floor open
7:00 pm: The program begins
8:15 - 8:45 pm: Join us for a reception following the event in the Museum's Rotunda
Only in New York is a new conversation series in which New York Times journalist Sarah Maslin Nir brings together two New Yorkers from different worlds to explore key questions about the city’s identity, culture, and history.
Reception to follow the program.
More info here: http://www.mcny.org/event/making-it-here
WOW Bite: “From Undocumented Immigrant To Goldman Sachs Star”
Billing: Julissa Arce
Date and Time: Sunday May 7, 2017. Time: TBD
Location: Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027
More details here: http://www.wowapollo.com
JOIN LATINO VICTORY FOUNDATION FOR AN EVENING OF COCKTAILS AND
CONVERSATION ON HOW LATINOS ARE CHANGING AMERICA - ONE VOICE, ONE VISION,
AND ONE VOTE AT A TIME.
Julissa will be a keynote speaker during the event.
Julissa will deliver the keynote speech for NEDRA as part of their 30th year celebration.
More details here:
Julissa will be delivering the keynote.
More information here: http://www.aisne.org/calendar/event_detail.html?id=1469
April 8, 2017 - San Antonio Book Festival
“My (Underground) American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive” with Julissa Arce
Location: West Terrace
Start of Signing: 11:00 am
Signing Location: Augusta Street
All that Glitters: Redefining Success
Monetary success did not fulfill these two dropouts from the world of high finance. When they rebooted their respective American Dreams they discovered that helping others to succeed was their real calling.
Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)
Panelists: Julissa Arce, Sam Polk
Moderator: Ford Burkhart
The Color of Success is Not Always Green
Undocumented and living in fear of discovery, Arce nevertheless had a successful Wall Street career as a vice president at Goldman Sachs and a director at Merrill Lynch before becoming a US citizen and an advocate for the rights of immigrant students.
Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150)
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Panelist: Julissa Arce
Moderator: Nancy Montoya
Learning Curve: Education and the Children of Immigrants
One in four young people in America is a child of immigrants, and for many a good education — the foundation upon which the American Dream is built — is out of reach. Connolly and Arce discuss the impact of these complex and often heart-breaking struggles on the individual and the community, and their broader implications for the nation. NOTE: Ms. Arce will be 20 minutes late to the signing area due to a live interview with CSPAN following the program.
Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)
Panelists: Julissa Arce, Daniel Connolly
Moderator: Montserrat Caballero
More information: http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/
SAVE THE DATE: Join us for our upcoming event with special guest Julissa Arce! Conversation on her immigrant story and current issues. Ms. Arce will be also signing her book! **Space is limited** You must register to attend. REGISTER HERE: http://bit.ly/ImmigrationTalk1