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The 2021 Conference Center

“Forward, Stronger, Together”

The 17th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women was held virtually on December 2, 2021.


Keynote Speakers

Stacey Abrams
Stacey Abrams
Selma Blair
Selma Blair
Regina King
Regina King
Jay Shetty
Jay Shetty
Chloé Zhao
Chloé Zhao
  • Stacey Abrams, founder, #1 New York Times best-selling author, and voter rights activist
  • Selma Blair, disability advocate and actress
  • Regina King, Academy award-winning actress, director and activist
  • Jay Shetty, award-winning podcaster, purpose coach and best-selling author, Think Like a Monk
  • Chloé Zhao, Academy award-winning director

Leadership Breakout Speakers

Dr. Maya Shankar
Dr. Maya Shankar
Jacinta Jimenez
Dr. Jacinta M. Jiménez
Charlene Li
Charlene Li

Career Advancement Breakout Speakers

Erin Falconer
Erin Falconer
Susan McPherson
Heather McGowan
Heather McGowan
  • Erin Falconer, editor-in-chief & co-owner, Pick the Brain and author, How to Get Sh*t Done
  • Susan McPherson, serial connector, founder and CEO, McPherson Strategies and author
  • Heather McGowan, future of work strategist & 2017 Global LinkedIn Top Voice for Education

Justice, Equity, and Inclusion Breakout Speakers

Allyson Felix
Allyson Felix
Jennifer Brown
Jennifer Brown
Austin Channing Brown
Austin Channing Brown
  • Allyson Felix, legendary Olympic gold athlete, advocate for women’s rights and founder, Saysh @allysonfelix
  • Jennifer Brown, diversity, inclusion & workplace strategist
  • Austin Channing Brown, media producer, best-selling author, and racial justice advocate

Personal Development Breakout Speakers

Bryony Gordon
Bryony Gordon
Luvvie Ajayi Jones
Luvvie Ajayi Jones
Rachel Ricketts
Rachel Ricketts
  • Bryony Gordon, award-winning journalist, mental health campaigner & best-selling author, No Such Thing as Normal
  • Luvvie Ajayi Jones, New York Times best-selling author, culture critic & activist
  • Rachel Ricketts, racial justice activist, grief healer, & author, Do Better

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