United Way

Community Conference 31th Annual

Community Professional Development Conference

United Way of Kern County will host its 31st Annual Professional Development Conference for a wider audience in need to include community and health-based organizations, along with city elect officials and those individuals who want to make a positive impact where they live. The conference allows for individuals to network and share plans and collaborate to better serve the community.


Keynote Speakers

Jovan Glasgow

Jovan Glasgow is a professional motivational speaker, leadership coach, author, and social entrepreneur. He has spent the past decade working with some of the most prominent organizations including Green Bay Packers, Kaiser Permanente, Aspen Dental and T-Mobile.

In addition to being ranked 2nd on Yahoo Finance’s Top 10 Motivational Speakers to watch in 2021 and Choice point’s Top 30 speakers globally he is also popular for his soul awakening social media videos that have amassed millions of views worldwide.

As one of this generation’s most dynamic speakers and leadership coaches, Jovan delivers personal and professional development programs designed to educate, enrich, and empower. His methodology and approach help people to achieve more and compromise less.

His motto is simple but significant “The absolute worst life to live is a half-lived one.”

Check out Jovan Glasgow’s Youtube channel.

More Information

Contact Jane Voss at:
Phone:  661-889-5744
Email:   Jane.v@uwkern.org

Conference Location

Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center
801 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA

(661) 323-1900

Our Focus

Early Childhood Literacy

Financial Stability


We are all part of this community and together we can make it succeed. At United Way of Kern County we believe that UNITED we can make change happen... one day at a time.
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