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Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton After nearly four decades of public service as an advocate for children and families, First Lady, Senator and U.S. Secre... Read Full Bio

Keynotes


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Tory Burch

Tory Burch is CEO and designer of Tory Burch, an American lifestyle brand. The collection, known for color, print and eclectic details, include... Read Full Bio
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Anne Finucane

Anne Finucane is global chief strategy and marketing officer at Bank of America, and a member of the company’s executive management team.  S... Read Full Bio
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John Jacobs

John Jacobs is co-founder and chief creative optimist of the Life is good® Company. The $100 million LIG lifestyle brand spreads the power of ... Read Full Bio
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Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o made her feature debut in Steve McQueen's Academy Award® winning film “12 Years a Slave.”For her portrayal as Patsey, Nyo... Read Full Bio

Breakout Session Speakers


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Katrina Alcorn

Katrina Alcorn is an author, consultant and expert on why women burn out at work. Her first book, “MAXED OUT: American Moms on the Brink,” ... Read Full Bio
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Patty Chang Anker

Patty Chang Anker is the author of the memoir “Some Nerve: Lessons Learned While Becoming Brave” (Riverhead Books). The book was... Read Full Bio
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Jessica Bacal

Jessica Bacal directs the Wurtele Center for Work & Life at Smith College, an independent women’s college in Massachusetts with students ... Read Full Bio
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Lisa Belkin

Lisa Belkin is the chief national correspondent for “Yahoo News,” doing original reporting on social issues. She joins Yahoo after three ye... Read Full Bio
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Blythe Berents

Blythe Berents comes to Merrill Edge® from Banc of America Investments, Hambrecht & Quist and Morgan Stanley and brings over 18 years of e... Read Full Bio
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Jenny Bowen

Jenny Bowen is an advocate for the world’s forgotten children. She is the founder and CEO of Half the Sky, an international NGO founded in 19... Read Full Bio
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Sunni Brown

Sunni Brown is “infodoodler-in-chief” of a creative consultancy that uses applied game and visual thinking to solve problems. She was named... Read Full Bio
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Beth Carlson

Beth Carlson is vice president of global talent development for Raytheon Company. She brings more than 30 years of experience to this role. Ray... Read Full Bio
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Wendy Darling

Wendy Darling refers to herself as a creative connector. From working as a mentor to high school teens, to serving as an artist-in-residence t... Read Full Bio
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Laura Darrah

Laura Darrah Following the success of their first handbag ventures, Treesje and its offspring Joelle Hawkens, fashion entrepreneurs Sheila Naza... Read Full Bio
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Wendy Duncan

Wendy Duncan is senior vice president of marketing at Alex and Ani. She is an accomplished senior-level marketer with over 20 years of experien... Read Full Bio
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Sally D. Fassler

Sally D. Fassler is a managing director, chief financial officer and risk and oversight committee member for Sankaty Advisors, the credit affil... Read Full Bio
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Christine Frederick

Christine Frederick has led the U.S. insurance group compliance division at MassMutual since July, 2011. This division is responsible for evalu... Read Full Bio
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Jackie Glenn

Jackie Glenn is a seasoned executive in strategic planning, human resources, talent development and diversity and inclusion. She is currently t... Read Full Bio
Gray, Johnsm

John Gray

John Gray is the leading relationship expert in the world and best-selling author of “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus.”Gray’s boo... Read Full Bio
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Meeta Gulyani

Meeta Gulyani is executive vice president, head of strategy and global franchises at Merck Serono, the biopharma division of Merck KGaA, Darmst... Read Full Bio
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Teresa Hassara

Teresa Hassara leads TIAA-CREF’s institutional retirement business, which serves more than 15,000 colleges, universities, health care systems... Read Full Bio
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Sheila Heen

Sheila Heen is a New York Times business best-selling author, founder of Triad Consulting Group and faculty at Harvard Law School. Hee... Read Full Bio
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Bridget Hindle

Bridget Hindle is responsible for development of a high-performing team that facilitates strategic vision throughout Santander while executing ... Read Full Bio
Jane Hyun

Jane Hyun

Jane Hyun is an internationally renowned executive coach and global leadership adviser to Fortune 500 companies. She is co-au... Read Full Bio
Johnson, Emmasm

Emma Johnson

Emma Johnson Seventeen-year-old Emma Johnson launched EM JOHN Jewelry in eleventh grade by creating charm bracelets, posting photos on Instagra... Read Full Bio
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Marie Jordan

Marie Jordan is the senior vice president of gas construction and operations for National Grid. She has responsibility for the safe maintenance... Read Full Bio
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Karen Kaplan

Karen Kaplan is chairman and CEO of Hill Holliday.She has consistently epitomized what makes Hill Holliday great — energy, optimism, passion,... Read Full Bio
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Hazel Keating

Hazel Keating is a senior vice president and was recently appointed global head of talent and employee relations at State Street. She is respon... Read Full Bio
Keenan, Karensm

Karen Keenan

Karen Keenan is an executive vice president, chief operating officer and head of State Street global markets internationally. She is responsibl... Read Full Bio
Keswick, Christysm

Christy Keswick

Christy Keswick has been the chief operating officer of Good Sports since it was founded in 2003 with responsibility for business development, ... Read Full Bio
Klinger, Kathysm

Katherine Klingler

Katherine Klingler is responsible for building and managing the global brand of Santander in the United States and aligning marketing and commu... Read Full Bio
Kreiger, Elliesm

Ellie Krieger

Ellie Krieger is the host of Food Network’s & Cooking Channel’s popular “Healthy Appetite” and author of the New York Time... Read Full Bio
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Loretta LaRoche

Loretta LaRoche has been a stress management consultant for over 30 years. Her unique approach is the use of humor as a coping mechanism, which... Read Full Bio
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Laurie Leshin

Laurie Leshin became the 16th president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in June of 2014. As president, she is committed to elevating W... Read Full Bio
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Shirley Leung

Shirley Leung writes a business column for The Boston Globe every Wednesday and Friday. Previously, she served six... Read Full Bio
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Bernadette Lim

Bernadette Lim is a STRIDE Scholar and student at Harvard University studying human biology, women’s studies and global health policy. She is... Read Full Bio
Millard, Denisesm

Denise Millard

Denise Millard is chief of staff, global sales and customer operations at EMC. With revenues of $23.2 billion in 2013 and 62,000 people worldwi... Read Full Bio
Morris, Gaylesm

Gayle Morris

Gayle Morris is vice president of Americas services for Cisco.  She is responsible for running the largest and most profitabl... Read Full Bio
Kristin Williams Mugford

Kristin Mugford

Kristin Mugford is currently a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School having recently transitioned from serving as a managing director of ... Read Full Bio
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Valerie Mulhern

Valerie Mulhern is the vice president of human resources of the analytical instruments group of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. In this role, sh... Read Full Bio
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Betsy Myers

Betsy Myers is founding director of Bentley’s Center for Women and Business. A dynamic speaker, Myers leads workshops around the world on the... Read Full Bio
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Sheila Nazarian

Sheila Nazarian Following the success of their first handbag ventures, Treesje and its offspring Joelle Hawkens, fashion entrepreneurs Sheila N... Read Full Bio
Jane Pauley

Jane Pauley

Jane Pauley served as co-host of “Today” from 1976 to 1989, anchored “Dateline NBC” for 11 years, and in 2004 became the host of her ow... Read Full Bio
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Lindsey Pollak

Lindsey Pollak is a keynote speaker, corporate consultant and one of the world's leading experts on the Millennial Generation (a.k.a. Generatio... Read Full Bio
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Karen Prange

Karen Prange is senior vice president and president, urology and women’s health for Boston Scientific, and a member of its executive committe... Read Full Bio
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Jane Bryant Quinn

Jane Bryant Quinn is a leading commentator on personal finance, with books and columns read and trusted by millions. Her best-selling book, “... Read Full Bio
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Cindy Ratzlaff

Cindy Ratzlaff was named to the Forbes’ “20 Best Branded Women on Twitter” list and Forbes Woman called her on... Read Full Bio
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Anita Santos

Anita Santos is currently serving as vice president of marketing for Tyco Security Products, a global billion dollar business unit, where she i... Read Full Bio
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Dan Schawbel

Dan Schawbel is the managing partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. He is the New York Times and Wa... Read Full Bio
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Gail Sheehy

Gail Sheehy is the author of sixteen books, including the classic New York Times best-seller “Passages,” named by the Library of C... Read Full Bio
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Judy A. Smith

Judy A. Smith is the founder and president of Smith & Company, a leading strategic and crisis communications firm with offices in Washingto... Read Full Bio
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Cindy Stumpo

Cindy Stumpo is CEO of C. Stumpo Development is a luxury custom home builder and developer in the Brookline and Newton areas. Stumpo is among a... Read Full Bio
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Elizabeth R. Thornton

Elizabeth R. Thornton is an author, speaker, professor of management practice, Babson Executive Education and adjunct lecturer in entrepreneurs... Read Full Bio
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Kimberly Steimle Vaughn

Kimberly Steimle Vaughan is the chief marketing officer and chief people officer at Suffolk Construction and serves on Suffolk's executive mana... Read Full Bio
Kate White

Kate White

Kate White is an internationally known expert on leadership and success and a New York Times best-selling author of several influentia... Read Full Bio
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Laura Vail Wooster

Laura Vail Wooster is vice president and head of marketing and communications for John Hancock’s insurance division. In this capacity, Wooste... Read Full Bio
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Jackie Wynn

Jackie Wynn is responsible for leading the strategy and market development for the RSA global public sector team at EMC, which includes federal... Read Full Bio
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Linda K. Zecher

Linda K. Zecher joined Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in September 2011 as president, chief executive officer and director, bringing with her a stro... Read Full Bio

Expert Exchange


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Patricia Florissi

Patricia Florissi is vice president and global chief technology officer for sales at EMC Corporation. As global CTO for sales, Florissi helps d... Read Full Bio
Liz Henderson

Liz Henderson

Liz Henderson leads the separations technology cluster for EMD Millipore, and is based at the company’s Cork, Ireland facility. She oversees ... Read Full Bio
Kinney, Kathysm

Kathy Kinney

Kathy Kinney is best known for her iconic role as “Mimi” on the ABC hit TV series “The Drew Carey Show.” She has appeared in many movie... Read Full Bio
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Maurice Kolthof

Maurice Kolthof joined Santander Bank in June of 2012 and is a relationship manager for the Santander At Work department, concentrating on comp... Read Full Bio
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Cindy Ratzlaff

Cindy Ratzlaff was named to the Forbes’ “20 Best Branded Women on Twitter” list and Forbes Woman called her on... Read Full Bio
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Rob Rosa

Rob Rosa is director, field operations, for U.S. Public Sector Services with Cisco.  Rosa leads Cisco’s Americas Services U.S. Public Sector... Read Full Bio
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Molly Tschang

Molly Tschang is a director in Cisco’s consulting business. Her specialty is coaching executive teams to sustain high performance with a dist... Read Full Bio

Local Leader


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Elissa Campbell

Elissa Campbell recently earned her credits as a national beauty at the age of 55, when she was named to People Magazine's “Most Bea... Read Full Bio
Keswick, Christysm

Christy Keswick

Christy Keswick has been the chief operating officer of Good Sports since it was founded in 2003 with responsibility for business development, ... Read Full Bio
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Laurie Leshin

Laurie Leshin became the 16th president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in June of 2014. As president, she is committed to elevating W... Read Full Bio
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Bernadette Lim

Bernadette Lim is a STRIDE Scholar and student at Harvard University studying human biology, women’s studies and global health policy. She is... Read Full Bio

Social Media Roundtable


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Julia Campbell

Julia Campbell has a long history of helping nonprofits find success online. After 10 years in the nonprofit sector as a development director a... Read Full Bio
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Stacy Doherty

Stacy Doherty is the founder and owner of Errands Etcetera, LLC, working hard to help individuals and small business owners conquer their ever ... Read Full Bio
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Amanda Healy

Amanda Healy is an award-winning B2B marketing program and social media expert. She currently works as a marketing program manager at TIBCO So... Read Full Bio
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Rachel Jellinek

Rachel Jellinek is a partner at Reflection Films, an award-winning video production company. Reflection Films produces marketing, fundraising a... Read Full Bio
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Kerry H. McManama

Kerry H. McManama builds brands and businesses from the inside out. She believes if corporations want customers to behave or feel a certain way... Read Full Bio
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Angela Pitter

Angela Pitter is principal and owner at LiveWire Collaborative, partnering with businesses to transform their passions into profits one fan at ... Read Full Bio
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Meghan Rothschild

Meghan Rothschild is an award-winning marketing and public relations professional. For the past seven years, Rothschild has worked closely wit... Read Full Bio
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Kate Stamatakos

Kate Stamatakos is a senior social engagement manager at EMC, a leading provider of cloud, Big Data, and trusted IT solutions. As a social medi... Read Full Bio
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Caty Trio

Caty Trio is the social media marketing manager for Bright Horizons. She is a social media strategist, digital marketer and blogger. Bright Hor... Read Full Bio
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Karen Yankovich

Karen Yankovich is a social media brand strategist, business consultant and speaker, and the CEO of Dimare Group, LLC.  Having “been there a... Read Full Bio
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Sue B. Zimmerman

Sue B. Zimmerman is a master at Instagram for Business. Also known as the #InstagramGal and #TheInstagramExpert, she teaches entrepreneurs, bus... Read Full Bio

Small Business Roundtable


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Elizabeth Benedict

Elizabeth Benedict is the founder and president of Elizabeth Home Décor & Design, Inc., a Boston based, full service, interior design firm... Read Full Bio
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Lauren Maillian Bias

Lauren Maillian Bias is a serial entrepreneur, named by Essence magazine to the “Class of 2013 African-American Shot Callers.” She is the... Read Full Bio
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Sarah Palisi Chapin

Sarah Palisi Chapin is the chief executive officer and serves on the board of Hail Merry Snack Foods, a gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO snack and r... Read Full Bio
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Liz Dean

Liz Dean is the founder, designer, sales manager, community manager, marketing manager and support manager for FitYap.com. She formerly worked ... Read Full Bio
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Lindsay Denton

Lindsay Denton is the co-founder and development manager of FitYap.com. She works with the development team, feature requests, SLAs, FitYap's r... Read Full Bio
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Kimberly Kissam

Kimberly Kissam is co-founder and owners of Isabel Harvey, a fashionable jewelry and accessories company with a boutique feel.  In 2005, Kissa... Read Full Bio
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Addie Swartz

Addie Swartz is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about empowering women. In 2013, she launched her third company reacHIRE, a career re-e... Read Full Bio
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Elizabeth R. Thornton

Elizabeth R. Thornton is an author, speaker, professor of management practice, Babson Executive Education and adjunct lecturer in entrepreneurs... Read Full Bio
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Julie Vetack

Julie Vetack joined Santander Bank in April of 2012 and is the national relationship manager for the Santander At Work department, concentratin... Read Full Bio