Linda Shaffer-Vanaria the U.S. Navy’s Third Female Test Pilot to Speak at the Women of Renewable Industries & Sustainable Energy (WRISE) June Luncheon

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“Leadership Skills that Will Help You Soar!” is the theme of the luncheon, to be held on Tuesday, June 4th from 11:30 to 1:30pm at Karl Strauss, Sorrento Mesa. The luncheon is open to WRISE members and to the general public.

Linda Shaffer-Vanaria

Transferring the knowledge and insights I acquired as a U.S. Navy test pilot and squadron commander to the civilian world, has proven to be extremely rewarding.

Drawing upon her experience as the third female U.S. Navy test pilot and only the second woman operational squadron commander, Linda Shaffer-Vanaria will identify the behaviors and skills necessary to rise to leadership positions and describe how to cultivate them.

“WRISE San Diego is excited to present a powerful event designed with our membership in mind,” states WRISE Chapter Director Kimberlee Centera.“Linda Shaffer-Vaneria has a personal story of success against all odds, in her talk she will reveal the strategic tools that each of us can deploy in our careers.”

Date: June 4, 2019
Time: 11:30 to 1:30pm
Location: Karl Strauss - Sorrento Mesa, 9675 Scranton Road, San Diego, CA 92121
Cost: $20 up to 48 hours in advance; $25.00 at the door
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“Transferring the knowledge and insights I acquired as a test pilot and squadron commander to the civilian world has proven to be extremely gratifying,” states Linda Shaffer-Vanaria. “It is particularly rewarding to have the opportunity to help women learn how they can harness their internal resources to claim their power as leaders.”

About Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE):
Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) promotes the education, professional development, and advancement of women to achieve a strong diversified workforce and support a robust renewable energy economy. To learn more about WRISE, please visit:

The San Diego Chapter of WRISE is a group of women working in or striving for a career in renewable energy. We are committed to upholding the WRISE National Mission Statement, while helping to further the professional development of women working in the renewable energy fields in Southern California.

About Linda Shaffer-Vanaria:
For over 16 years, Linda Shaffer-Vanaria has worked globally with diverse organizations as a consultant and coach with her company Enterprise Coaching of Carlsbad. Drawing upon her unique experience as the U.S. Navy’s third women test pilot and only the second woman operational squad commander, her mission is to build the capacity of leaders and organizations to be confident and decisive when facing volatility and uncertainty. Her book PERCEPTION POWER: 10 SKILLS TO GET YOUR TEAM TO BUY IN, TAKE ACTION AND GAIN MOMENTUM was an Amazon #1 international bestseller. To learn more, please visit:

For more information about the speaker, or the luncheon please - contact Annemarie Osborne 949-237-2906 aosborne(at)terraprosolutions(dot)com

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