Join us for an informative series of FREE discussions exploring entrepreneurship, and an opportunity to hear from successful business professionals. Sponsored by the SMC Associates and SMC Business Department. Call 310-434-4003 for details and more information.

Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.


Elan Divon

Discover the 3 Keys to Your Longterm Success

Harvard-trained author and speaker Elan Divon — founder of Divon Academy, which teaches skills essential for personal growth, career preparedness, peak performance, and wellbeing — will discuss the three biggest predictors of longterm success, and how to develop strength in these areas. Technology has not only disrupted how we live and work, but it has also disrupted the skills young people need to succeed. Gain the tools you need to manage stress and anxiety, build a resilient mindset, and understand what skills employers find most valuable in today’s fast changing world.

Thu, March 26 | 11:15 a.m. | Free CANCELED
Stromberg Hall (HSS 165)


Rey Ybarra

“Shark Tank” Entrepreneurs Share How They Started and Run their Businesses

“Shark Tank” entrepreneurs take part in an informative Q&A session moderated by Rey Ybarra, a multifaceted mediapreneur and author/producer of the multimedia book Conversations with Shark Tank Winners, which features powerful written, audio, and video stories with 14 entrepreneurs from the hit TV show “Shark Tank.” Additional sponsor: SMC Rotaract Club.

Thu, April 30 | 11:15 a.m. | Free CANCELED
SMC Student Services Center, Orientation Hall (S183)