AFWA East Bay Chapter 169

  formerly ASWA


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Choose Beautiful! (video)

Posted by Rachelle Raulston on April 14, 2015 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

If you have not seen this, please take a moment to watch the video.

Dove's latest campaign asks women to #ChooseBeautiful

2014 Wine and Canvas Event Photos!

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Thank you for visiting our site.

We had a fabulous time drinking our favorite wine, painting a great scene and enjoying each other's company.  Please visit the link to view the photos.









January 2012 Starting Right, Starting Right Now!

Posted by Vickie Moul on January 12, 2012 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (1)

Wednesday January 25, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

12667 Alcosta Blvd, Suite 500, San Ramon  (map) Starting 2012 Right!

ASWA East Bay Chapter meeting and networking event.  All welcome!

Wednesday, Jan 25, 20126 to 8 PM at Armanino McKenna

Refreshments included $15 member, $20 non-member.

12667 Alcosta Blvd, Suite 500, San Ramon


Help your body carry you through another year. Join ASWA East Bay and Laura Wu as we talk about how to take care of yourself in 2012. Learn some quick exercises to strengthen your core and improve your posture. Laura will be able to answer questions about targeted exercise and stretching to make you more comfortable at your desk.

 About Laura Wu:


Laura started down the path of health and wellness as a student athlete. She retains a B.A. in Communications from UCSD. Upon graduation she returned home to coach Track & Field at her alma mater Mt. Pleasant high school in East Side San Jose. She currently works as a personal trainer and fitness supervisor at Club Sport San Ramon. She retains certifications with NASM, TRX, and Baby Boot Camp/ACE. In her past, she has titled in the Miss Chinatown USA and Miss Asian America Scholarship Competition. In her personal life she is a full-time wife to a hard-working husband and mom to two young boys.


Do you feel like these women in Accounting?

Posted by Vickie Moul on November 17, 2011 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)


Women Report Growing Career Dismay Survey reveals widening gap with men.

Only 48 percent of women are satisfied with their careers, compared to 59 percent of men — a gap that has only widened from year to year, according to a Mergis Group survey.

Click on the URL below to read the full article published by CPATrendlines:


Posted by Vickie Moul on September 15, 2011 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Power Words that Make You Wealthy

Thursday, September 22 11 am PT / 2pm ET

Learn more.

Register here.

(Can't make it? Register so you receive the recording link.)

Seven steps to success

I'll share the same Power Words Writing System I’ve used for 25 years in my writing career (which includes 1,000 articles for major publications, a dozen books, and countless business communications). The same writing system I now teach Fortune 100 and 500 clients.

1. Write in your sleep! (No kidding! I'll share the science behind this wonderful
writing technique.)

2. Avoid the biggest mistake that (almost) everyone makes every day in business
3. Double your writing speed with four little-known writing techniques.
4. Turn on your Genius Generator to tap into powerful ideas just waiting for you.
5. Imitate writers you love to achieve your own success.
6. Use power words scientifically proven to persuade.
7. Polish your writing to deliver increased sales, improved results, and even a
promotion or two.

January Chapter Meeting - Secrets of Writing Revealed

Posted by Vickie Moul on January 21, 2011 at 11:58 AM Comments comments (1)

Help us kick off the new year at this month's chapter meeting...our first CPE event of the year!

January ASWA East Bay Chapter Presents:


Top 10 Writing Tips

By Lynda McDaniel

Date:  January 26, 2011

Time:  6:00pm to 8:00pm

Place:  Armanino McKenna - 12667 Alcosta Blvd, Suite 500 - Bishop Ranch 15, San Ramon



Discover the secret behind successful letters, emails, proposals, reports…just about anything you write at work. 


“Top 10 Writing Tips” will reveal: 


1. The number one technique for becoming a great writer. 

2. A sure-fire way to jump-starting your writing—and your creativity. 

3. A proven method for writing faster

… and much more.


Lynda McDaniel is a professional writer who brings 25+ years of writing experience to her seminars, presentations, and books. Her business-writing coaching and seminar clients include staff and executives from Microsoft, The Boeing Company, Wells Fargo Bank, Key Bank, City of Seattle, YMCA, T-Mobile, U.S. Small Business Administration, Stanford University, University of Washington, Cutter & Buck, First Choice Health, Kroll Security, and Seattle Chamber of Commerce. She has written for national and regional companies such as DuPont, Georgia Institute of Technology, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Builders Capital Mortgage, among others. Her long career as a journalist includes feature articles for magazines and newspapers such as Southern Living, Country Living, Law & Politics, Associations Now, Yoga Journal,, and 


This is a CPE event...1 credit will be awarded.

This month's event is $15 for non-members, $10 for members...but bring two guests and your attendance is FREE!!

 We look forward to seeing you!