The 2018 Conference Center

The 2018 Massachusetts Conference for Women was held December 6, 2018 in Boston, MA.

Relive the day here with selected video clips (stay tuned!), photos, and even podcasts of every breakout session!

LISTEN TO BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session I: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

How Women Rise: Taking the Next Step in Your Career
Marshall Goldsmith & Sally Helgesen

Women Breaking Barriers: Lessons from the Frontlines
Ellen McGirt, Samantha Rapoport, Cecile Richards & Kate Gulliver

Navigating the Workplace in a Post #MeToo Era…Now What?
Joanne Lipman, Carol Fulpe, Laurie Knocke & David Smith

We Persist: Building Resilience for Success
Valorie Burton, Nathalie Molina Niño, Cathleen Scerbo & Ashley Tyrner

Build a Network of Relationships, Not Just Contacts
Karen Anderson, Ellen Hendriksen, Laura Okmin, Mona Patel & Beth Phalen

It Takes a Village: Create Your Tribe of Mentors
Deborah Pine, Kem Danner, Meredith Flynn-Ripley & Britney Robbins

Tackle Life’s Curveballs with a Financial Plan…and Sanity!
Jean Chatzky & Kathleen A. Murphy

Break the Cycle: Embrace Your Hormones
Martie Haselton

Time Saving Hacks to Boss Up & Beat Burnout
Emilie Aries, Sally Bament, Courtney Carver & Laurie Santos

Your Personal Best: Winning the Marathon… of Life!
Linda Henry & Desiree Linden

Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 am

Be a Great Boss and Colleague AND Stay Human
Fran Hauser, Mary-Jo Gagliardi, Laurie Ruettimann & Maci Peterson Philitas

Personal Brand Overhaul: Redefine the Way You’re Perceived at Work
Lida Citroën, Kate Dobbs, Melody Godfred & Cara Alwill Leyba

Self-Advocate, Stand Up and Negotiate for What You Want
Selena Rezvani, Lisa Brady, Jennifer Meade & Chris Voss

Ditch Workplace Drama and Drive Results
Cy Wakeman

Women & Work: The Changing Meaning of Ambition
Jane Steinmetz, Hana Schank & Elizabeth Wallace

How to Survive (and THRIVE) Your Next Career Pivot
Cate Luzio, Yvonne Albert, Lauren Smith Brody & Katie Rosen Kitchens

Get Money: Play (and Win) the Real-Life Game of Personal Finance
Kristen Wong

Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results
James Clear

Authentic Activism: Creating Change from 9-to-5…and Beyond
Franchesca Ramsey, Kristy Dunchak, Meredith Hodges & Carmen Perez

Session III: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Tips For A Successful Mentor-Mentee Relationship
Laura Okmin, Stacy Dawson Belf & Anthony Ostler

Leading Through Controversy: Lessons on Courage and Risk-Taking
Cecile Richards

ENCORE: Be a Great Boss and Colleague AND Stay Human
Fran Hauser

ENCORE: Self-Advocate, Stand Up and Negotiate for What You Want
Chris Voss

ENCORE: Ditch Workplace Drama and Drive Results
Cy Wakeman

Leverage the Gig Economy to Accelerate Your Career Trajectory
Diane Mulcahy, Janet Kraus & Amanda Healy

Mental Health Crisis: Managing the Anxiety & Depression Epidemic Today
Myechia Minter-Jordan, Laurie Santos, Amanda Southworh & Amanda Stern

Conscious Minimalism: Be More with Less
Courtney Carver

ENCORE: Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results
James Clear

Inspiration to Ignite Your Inner Rebel: Real Stories from Real Rebel Girls
Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

All photos by Marla Aufmuth/ Getty Images for The Massachusetts Conference for Women