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The 2022 Conference Center

Reset. Renew. Reconnect.

The 18th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women was a two-day hybrid event held in-person AND on-line on November 30-December 1, 2022. Below is a recap.

Conference In-Person


Kizzmekia Corbett
Viola Davis
Jameela Jamil
  • Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD, Lead Scientist in COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Development, TIME Hero of the Year & Advocate for Diversity in STEM
  • Viola Davis, Award-Winning Actress and Bestselling Author
  • Jameela Jamil, The Good Place Actress, Comedian and Mental Health Activist

Conference Anywhere


José Andrés
Tabitha Brown
Misty Copeland
Reese Witherspoon
Lisa Ling
Ellen McGirt
  • José Andrés, Humanitarian and Founder, World Central Kitchen
  • Tabitha Brown, Actress, Vegan Foodie & #1 New York Times best-selling Author, Feeding the Soul
  • Misty Copeland, First African American Female Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre
  • Reese Witherspoon, Actor, Producer, Founder, Hello Sunshine
  • Lisa Ling, Host & Executive Producer, CNN original series, This is Life with Lisa Ling
  • Ellen McGirt, Founder, Sweet Equity Media, Fortune Editor, raceAhead & co-host, Fortune’s Leadership Next podcast

Leadership Breakout Speakers

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Stephanie Mehta
Christine Porath
Frances Haugen
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  • Stephanie Mehta, CEO, Mansueto Ventures & former Editor-in-Chief, Fast Company
  • Christine Porath, Tenured Professor, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Author
  • Frances Haugen, Facebook Whistleblower & Advocate for Accountability and Transparency in Social Media

Career Advancement Breakout Speakers

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Daniel Pink
Ximena Vengoechea
Wendy Smith
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  • Daniel Pink, five-time New York Times best-selling Author
  • Ximena Vengoechea, Author, Listen Like You Mean It
  • Wendy Smith, Professor, University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Co-Author, Both/And Thinking

Personal Development Breakout Speakers

Mollie West Duffy
Liz Fosslien
Elizabeth Uviebinené
Brittney Castro
  • Mollie West Duffy, Organizational Development and Leadership Expert and Bestselling Co-Author, Big Feelings
  • Liz Fosslien, Head of Content and Communications, Humu and Bestselling Co-Author, Big Feelings
  • Elizabeth Uviebinené, award-winning Author & Columnist, Financial Times
  • Brittney Castro, Certified Financial Planner™, personal finance expert for women and Founder & CEO, Financially Wise Women

Justice, Equity & Inclusion Breakout Speakers

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Gabby Rivera
Marlee Matlin photo by Meagan Shuptar
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For details on our 2023 Conference, please visit our Conference page.