• Los Altos Chamber Speaker Series

  • The Los Altos Chamber Speaker Series is an opportunity for continuing your business education. We invite Los Altos Chamber members to speak and share their experience and expertise with us. 


  • How much is my business worth?
    Thursday, October 8, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

    What every business owner should know. 

    The importance of knowing your business value.

    Register to join via Zoom

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  • Back to School Series Back to School Series

    August 2, 2020 at noon PST

    COVID and College Applications


    August 18, 2020 at noon PST

    Setting Students Up for Success in a School Year of Uncertainty - here's the link to registration


    August 25, 2020 at noon PST

    Juggling Remote, Hybrid and In-Person Schooling: Strategies for Organizational Success

    here's the link to registration

    About Ana Homayoun

    Ana is an author, educator of three books, and founder and executive director of Silicon Valley-based Green Ivy Educational Consulting, which helps students thrive in and outside of the classroom. Ana is also the founder of Luminaria Learning, a non-profit initiative bringing critical programming into public schools through the Life Navigator Middle School Program. Her work has been featured in the NYTimes, Washington Post, the Atlantic, Fast Company, CNBC, CNN, ABC News, among others, and she is a frequent guest on NPR. 

    She speaks at schools in-person and virtually doing student talks, parent education, and faculty professional development. Learn more about her work at www.anahomayoun.com

  • Dr. Lawrence Fung is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University. He directs the Stanford Neurodiversity Project, Neurodiversity at Work Program, Neurodiverse Student Support Program, Adult Neurodevelopment Clinic, and the Fung Lab.
    His team devises and implements novel interventions to improve the lives of neurodiverse individuals by maximizing their potential and productivity.

    In his presentation, Dr. Fung will explain the concept of Neurodiversity and its application in the workplace. Uncovering the strengths of neurodiverse individuals empowers them to increase innovation and productivity, resulting in favorable outcomes not only for them but for the entire community. In this presentation, Dr. Fung will describe strengths-based approaches in developing neurodiverse individuals in employment settings. He will also provide an overview of how managers and business owners can contribute to building neurodiversity-friendly workplaces.


  • Elevate your Social Media

    Using Canva to design and create

    With Nicole Walton
    Marketing and Communications Manager
    Los Altos Chamber of Commerce

    Canva is a free online and phone app tool that has made my life so much easier.  Canva allows you to create professional designs for social media and beyond. 

    I'd like to take the opportunity to walk you through some of the basics of Canva as well as dive a little deeper into how to create a cohesive brand, post directly to social media and more.

    I hope you will join me!



    Healthy Business Practices

    As we enter into Phase 2 of reopening and Phase 3 is on the horizon, it is important to put practices into place now that will protect owners, employees, and customers. 

    Joining us to give advice on healthy business steps that can be put into place now is Cheryl Reinking. 

    Cheryl Reinking serves as the chief nursing officer for El Camino Health. She has served the hospital in progressive nursing leadership roles for the past 30 years.

  • Changing the Business Model

    3 Businesses that changed their business model to adapt to shelter-in-place

    We have asked 3 business owners to join talk with us about how they adapted their business models during shelter-in-place.
    Join us for a talk by Vickie Breslin, owner of the Post, Flo Grosskurth, co-owner of Linden Tree Books and Arlene Baronian, owner of Barre3 Los Altos. 

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  • Remote Networking

    With Oscar Garcia

    Growing your network doesn't have to stop during the quarantine. 
    Take this opportunity to grow your skills in digital networking.
    Brush up your LinkedIn and social media profiles, and expand your network wherever you are.

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  • CAREs Act and COVID Disaster Relief Loans

    With Simon Hase, CPA

    Simon Hase is a CPA from Kaufmann Advisors. He will be sharing a fabulous PowerPoint presentation and his deep understanding of the New COVID-19 Disaster Relief Loans and TAX programs for business owners.

    This will greatly help you understand the new loans, and tax advantages for your business going forward. 
    Topics Include:

    • Coming up with appropriate responses during an uncertain time
    • $350 billion of loans you don't have to pay back
    • If you apply (some loans), get 10k in 3 days
    • Don't pay penalties for taking out retirement funds
    • 10 billion of disaster loans
    • Defer your payroll taxes for 2 years
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  • COVID-19 - Small Employer HR Planning