Rusnak Maserati of Pasadena along with media partner,  Angelino Magazine, invited Step Up Women’s Network to a “Power Breakfast” on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The state of the art Maserati dealership is located at 297 West Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena in California. Andrew Arizmendi, General Manager Rusnak Maserati of Pasadena welcomed over 80 guests to the showroom. An elegant breakfast was hosted by the dealership. Chef Tanya Jackson, from The Rustic Gourmet, served smoked salmon with fresh whipped cream topped on cucumber wheels, homemade yogurt cups with granola and fresh seasonal berries and freshly baked assortment of gourmet muffins.

The “Power Breakfast” featured a conversation with Alex Taylor, the Director of Content and Social Strategy for the multi-media publishing company Clique Media, which includes WhoWhatWear.com (celebrity style and runway trends), DomaineHome.com (home décor), and Byrdie.com (beauty). Clique Media’s flagship site—WhatWear.com—is the leading online content platform for fashion and style, reaching millions of readers each month.

 

The discussion was moderated by Jessica Blumenthal Senior Director of Trend & Strategy, Trendera. She is experienced in market research and trend forecasting. In addition to overseeing the production of Trendera’s monthly publication, The Trendera Files, Jessica uses her expertise in youth culture and the modern consumer to translate what is happening on the streets and across industries into actionable strategies for clients like StubHub, Hilton, and Target. Additionally she has both hosted and sat on a number of panels as an authority on fashion, publishing, and entertainment trends.

Step Up Women’s Network is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to igniting women and girls to fulfill their potential by creating great and implementing impactful after-school and weekend programs that empower teen girls from under-resourced communities to be confident, college-bound, and career-ready; propelling professional women through connections, collaborations, and continuous development and inspiring our network to invest in the future success of girls through mentorship and financial support.