Co-Host a Presentation

Ventura County Women's Forum Collaborative (VCWFC) members are individuals and organizations working together to coordinate a series of public forums to increase awareness of and coordinate action around twelve critical areas of concern for women in Ventura County, based on the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995: Poverty, Education, Health, Violence, Economic Justice, Power Sharing, Institutional Mechanisms, Human Rights, Media, Peace, Environment, and the Girl-Child.

Member organizations may apply to co-host single topic, 45 minute presentations on subjects related to our stated issues through a gender lens. Table space will be available for presenter materials. Additional table space will be available to other member organizations on a limited basis.


WHO: Any current member of VCWF, organization or individual, may submit a proposal for consideration. 
WHAT: Subject matter must directly relate to a topic listed above. Presenter must be highly knowledgable on material presented.  WHEN: Second Monday of September, November, January, March, or May each year, 5:15-7:00 pm. 
WHERE: The Ventura County Community Foundation, 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93012.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF VCWFC: Provide venue and basic logistics for 50; provide light refreshments; promote the events to VCWF database via email, website, blast, and social media; submit event details to community calendars; secure use of technical equipment (to the degree we are able); collect donations and members’ dues; introduce the presenters.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF PRESENTER: Provide vetted speakers who are prepared, well versed in the subject matter and capable presenters and handouts, if any, sufficient for 50 attendees; advertise the event widely to members and supporters; keep content in alignment with approved proposal and within the spirit of the mission of the VCWFC. The presentation should run 45 minutes including prepared comments, discussion and development of action items. 

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Membership applications are available at

To submit a Presentation Proposal, please complete the form below, or email the following information to, or mail it to VCWFC, P.O. Box 7003, Ventura, CA 93006. Applications will be reviewed in the order received.

Name *
Phone *
2nd Monday of: ___ September, 20__ | ___ November, 20__ | ___ January, 20__ | ___ March, 20__ | ___ May, 20__

Click the link below to print a blank Proposal Application:

VCWF Proposal Form