The 2014 Conference Center


Session I: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Bridging the Cross-Gender Communication Gap to Improve Your Leadership and Advance Your Position – with John Gray and Jill Larsen

Transforming Your Organization, Transforming Your Life – with Linda K. Zecher, Elizabeth Thornton, Karen Kaplan, Denise Millard, Karen Prange, and Christine Frederick

Understanding the Science and Art of Receiving Feedback to Negotiate What Matters Most – with Sheila Heen and Jacklyn Mitchell Wynn

Secrets for Winning at Work: The Handbook for Emerging Professionals and Career Success – with Lindsey Pollak, Kate White, and Bridget Hindle

Flex: Strategies for Thriving in a Multicultural and Multigenerational Workplace – with Jane Hyun and Beth Carlson

Small Changes, Big Results: Your Journey to Physical and Emotional Wellness – with Ellie Krieger and Susan O’Brien

Financially Fearless: Tips and Tricks for Making the Most of Your Money NOW – with Jane Bryant Quinn and Blythe Berents

A Conversation With Cindy Stumpo: Valuable Lessons on Becoming Tough As Nails at Work and in Life – with Cindy Stumpo, Liz Brunner, and Kristen L. Standish

Young Women’s Program: Finding the Courage to Follow Your Passion: A Conversation With Today’s Rising Stars – with Jessica Bacal, Wendy Darling, Emma Johnson, and Karen Korellis Reuther

Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Leadership in a Multigenerational Workplace: How to Leverage Your Employees for Maximum Impact – with Betsy Myers, Meeta Gulyani, Jane Hyun, Gayle Morris, Valerie Mulhern, and Marie Jordan

Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success – with Dan Schawbel, Laura Darrah, Sheila Nazarian, Wendy Duncan, Shirley Leung, Cindy Ratzlaff, and Janielle Newland

Crisis Management 101: Transforming Your Worst Qualities Into Your Biggest Assets – with Judy A. Smith and Jackie Glenn

Transitions and Risk Taking: Lessons Learned While Becoming Brave – with Carolyn Fischer, Patty Chang Anker, Hazel Keating, Kathy Kilngler, Kristin Mugford, and Anita Santos

Stress Busters: Simple Tips to Minimize Stress and Maximize Your Health and Happiness – with Cynthia Geyer, Loretta LaRoche, Dr. Sandra Stratford, and Jane Bowman

Survival Strategies in a “Lean In” World: Real People, Real Stories, Real Solutions – with Lisa Belkin, Katrina Alcorn, Camille Chang Gilmore, Gail Sheehy, Lynn D. Tinney, and Teresa Hassara

How to Become the Social Entrepreneur of Your Life: Doing Well By Doing Good – with Ritu Sharma, Christy Keswick, and Kimberly Steimle Vaughan

Young Women’s Program: Women SPEAK: Becoming a Changemaker for a Positive Self-Image – with Kristin Jones, Bernadette Lim, and Sally D. Fassler

Session III: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Bridging the Cross-Gender Communication Gap to Improve Your Leadership and Advance Your Position – with John Gray and Laura Vail Wooster

Understanding the Science and Art of Receiving Feedback to Negotiate What Matters Most – with Sheila Heen and Kathleen Ferraro

Expert Exchange Sessions: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Personal Innovation: How to Reinvent Ourselves and Drive Success in Business and Life – with Jessica T. Donohue, Ph.D.

Inclusive Leadership as a Competitive Advantage – with Ronni Hargrove, Jerome Katz, Lynley Noviello, Seth Siegel, and Erika Strandell

Hold on to Your Purse… Life Happens – with Michelle Dauphinais, Kay Dempsey, and Jennifer Tierney

Being Global: Building Your Career Outside of “Boston” – with Liz Henderson

Redefining Ourselves – with Patricia Florissi

Candid Conversations: Women Succeeding in STEM Careers – with Lisa Welker-Finney, Kerri DiPietro, Marilee Grant, Mona Patel, and Heidi Vlasak

Claiming Happiness – with Kathy Kinney and Cindy Ratzlaff

Style in the Workplace – with Kate White




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For complete press coverage, please visit our Media Resources page.

The Power of 10,000 Women
January 8, 2015, by Alison Quirk, Huffington Post

Conference for Women draws a notable crowd
December 5, 2014, by Hayley Kaufman, Boston Globe

Hillary Clinton: It’s really, really hard to be president
December 4, 2014, by Anne Gearan, Washington Post

Lupita Nyong’o Gets Emotional About Her Path to Success
December 4, 2014, by Megan Johnson, People

Hillary Clinton talks race relations, policing at Boston conference
December 4, 2014, by Joshua Miller and Andy Rosen, Boston Globe

Does gender matter? Women weigh in as Hillary Clinton speaks at Massachusetts women’s conference in Boston
December 4, 2014, by Shira Schoenberg,

Hillary Clinton speaks at women’s conference in Boston
December 4, 2014, by Colleen Quinn, State House News Service