2024 February Retreat - Women's Foundation California

 Women’s Foundation California Retreat


COVID Safety

  • This event will be held in both indoor and open-air spaces. For the safety of everyone, we ask that all guests have updated COVID-19 vaccinations and everyone, regardless of vaccination status, take an at-home COVID-19 test 2-3 days prior to beginning travel and report test results by completing a questionnaire. We also ask that all attendees test and report their results  prior to gathering at an in-person event. Please DO NOT attend if results are positive, even if asymptomatic.

  • For those that might have difficulty procuring a test, we will have tests available on-site, however we prefer that testing be completed before arrival to ensure everyone’s safety.
  • For events where we are together for multiple days, we request attendees to test each day before gathering in person and submit their results by completing this questionnaire.

  • For those traveling by plane or other modes of public transportation, we ask that you wear an N95 mask while traveling in public places.
  • Masks are always welcome at in-person events. While they are not required, there are recommended. We will have masks available for those who wish to wear a mask while gathering in person.
  • If any attendee develops symptoms or tests positive soon after attending the event, please get in contact with Kanitra Lopez ASAP: kanitral@womensfoundca.org, 916-583-3193


Hayes Mansion
200 Edenvale Ave
San Jose, CA 95136


February 6 – 8, 2024


Tuesday, February 6th

Staff Lunch
12:00 – 1:30pm

Hotel Check-in @ 3:00pm
(Bags can be checked with Front Desk upon arrival)


Thursday, February 8th

Check-out time @ 12:00pm

*To find/offer a carpool, please use this form to coordinate*



12:00 – 1:30pm
Staff Lunch @ Hotel

1:30 – 4:00pm
Staff Session

4:00 – 6:00pm
Hotel Check-in
+ down time

6:00 – 8:00pm
WFC Community Dinner
@ Hotel

8:00 – 10:00pm
Game Night activity 


8:00 – 10:00am
Breakfast @ Hotel

10:00 – 12:00pm
Staff Session

12:00 – 1:30pm
Lunch @ Hotel

1:30 – 5:00pm
Staff Sessions

5:00 – 6:30pm
Rest + down time

6:30 – 8:30pm
Small group dinners
in San Jose


8:00 – 11:00am
Breakfast @ Hotel

Hotel Check-out
+ departures


*link to full agenda*

Directions to Hotel

Directions to Hayes Mansion, located in South San Jose adjacent to the Edenvale Gardens Regional Park. The hotel is only 7 miles from Downtown San Jose and 9 miles from SJC International Airport.


Self parking is available onsite at a daily rate (charges will be covered by WFC). 

For Guests not staying overnight:

Please inform visitors to take a parking pass upon entry into the lot. We will provide you with a validated pass to present to the parking attendant when they exit the lot.


The Bay Area climate in February can be rainy though most typically sees  cool days and chilly evenings. Daytime high temperatures are usually in the low 70s to the mid-60s. Evening and morning temperatures will become cooler, often falling into the lower 50s.


  • Everyday clothes & evening outfits
    (your own style)

   Packing List

  • Jacket/sweater for cool mornings & evenings
  • Rain jacket and/or umbrella
  • Water bottle
  • Tennis shoes or comfy footwear
  • Swimsuit & sunglasses

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