Category Archives: Latest News

Ways to Help #Harvey Storm Victims

Our hearts go out to all the Harvey hurricane and flood victims. If you are looking for ways to help, the New York Times recommends these national organizations: The American Red Cross is accepting donations on its website. You can also text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10. AmeriCares takes medicine and supplies to survivors. Catholic Charities provides food, clothing, shelter and support services to those from all religious backgrounds. Donations to the Salvation Army can be … [ more ]

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Additional Ticket Notification List

The 2017 MA Conference for Women is sold out and we do not anticipate releasing any more tickets. However, if you would like to be notified if any tickets do become available, please fill out the form below. To get a mini-Conference experience, we recommend attending Opening Night, held 5-8pm on December 6th.  By filling out this form you will also be added to our regular mailing list. If you … [ more ]

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2016 Speaker Highlights

We went through 2016 attendee evaluations and our own web metrics to compile this list of 2016’s most-loved speakers, sessions and teleclasses (posted online as podcasts). We hope you find some downtime as 2016 rolls into 2017 to watch, listen and enjoy!

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Looking for Your Headshot?

Free headshots were a big hit at the 2016 Conference! If you need to locate yours, please use the links below. If you were photographed in the… State Street Social Hub, you can find and download your headshot here. Liberty Mutual booth, go here. Luna booth, go here and enter password LunaLove to download. Thermo Fisher booth on Dec. 7 (Opening Night), go here. on Dec. 8 (Conference Day), go here. … [ more ]

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Bring Hats & Gloves to The 2016 Conference

Big hearts warm tiny hands and little ears: Help Cradles to Crayons collect 2,500 hats and gloves for local children in need. Bring your donation of new hats & gloves with you to the conference – booth #233! Winter is upon us, and the Massachusetts Conference for Women and Cradles to Crayons are once again teaming up to collect 2,500 pairs of hats and gloves to distribute to children in poverty and … [ more ]

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2016 Conference Logistics

December 8th is on the horizon, and in order to make your conference day go as smoothly as possible, we have a few important reminders for you.

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2016 Author Signings Announced

Author book signings will be held near the bookstore, in the Education Pavilion inside Exhibit Hall A. 9:30 a.m. Annie Clark Anita Hill 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Luvvie Ajayi Jessica Bennett Jenny Blake Carla Harris Sue Hodgkinson Courtney Lynch Glennon Doyle Melton Jamila Payne Egypt Sherrod Nina Tassler Laura Vanderkam 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Mallika Chopra Annie Clark Marsha Haygood Nora Herting Deborah Kolb Jess Lively Jo Malone … [ more ]

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Download the 2016 Conference App

Download the official Massachusetts Conference for Women app to browse program offerings and create your own personal agenda. Access a complete schedule, full exhibitor listings, maps, speaker bios and local attractions. It’s the only way to get up-to-the-minute schedule change notifications on Conference Day. You can easily connect with fellow attendees using the handy networking feature. Share as much (or as little) information about yourself as you like and instantly communicate and connect with your new contacts … [ more ]

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Anne Finucane Named One of the “Most Powerful Women Executives in America”

We’d like to congratulate MA Conference for Women Board Member Anne Finucane on making both Fortune‘s 2016 “Most Powerful Women” list and Inc.‘s short list of the “12 Most Powerful Women Executives in America.”

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What You Need to Know about the New Federal Rules to Close the Pay Gap

Earlier this year, President Obama announced a new executive order requiring companies with more than 100 employees to report their salaries, along with their sex, race, ethnicity and job group, to the federal government. It’s understandable if the news left you underwhelmed or the significance escaped you. “Remember that politicians campaign in poetry, but govern in prose,” says Victoria Pynchon, co-founder of She Negotiates Consulting and Training. “There’s not much … [ more ]

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Preview the Opening Night Program!

Hot off the presses, the program for our first annual Opening Night event is now available for your viewing pleasure. Take a look at all we’ve got in store, and if you don’t already have your $25 ticket, buy one now! ☽ LEARN MORE ABOUT OPENING NIGHT

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2015 Conference Day Suggestions: Best Session Picks for Different Job Paths

Help me plan my day! It’s a request we get more and more as we add new offerings to the Conference. “Of course, you can’t go wrong with any mix of sessions, but we do the programming with several different career tracks in mind,” says Director Laurie Dalton White. Here, our recommendations for a few different career tracks.

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2015 Special Meal Requests & Badge Printing Information

Special meal requests must be submitted via online registration by December 1, 2015, 5:00pm.

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2015 Author Signings Announced

Author book signings will be held near the bookstore, in the Education Pavilion inside Exhibit Hall A. 9:30 a.m. Sophia Amoruso Candy Chang Adam Grant Tim Gunn 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Juliette Holland Shermin Kruse Stephanie Kaplan Lewis Aliza Licht Kelly McGonigal Oneeka Williams 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sophia Amoruso Gloria Mayfield Banks Jeanne Demers Sara DiVello Adam Grant Lisa Kueng Nicole Lapin Loretta Laroche Betsy Myers Dr. … [ more ]

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Budget Buddies: Empowerment through Financial Literacy

By Denise Boyd, Senior Marketing Program Manager, Tyco Security Products Recently, I committed to becoming a coach for Budget Buddies, a non-profit based in Chelmsford that offers financial help for low-income women. I’m no financial genius, but I was fortunate to have good role models many women just don’t have. And I hope to pay that forward.

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Get to Know 2014 Be the Change Winner Deborah Hughes in the Boston Globe

  Deborah Hughes was honored with the 2014 Massachusetts Conference for Women Be the Change Award for her world-changing work with homeless women and their families. Learn more about Deborah, her work, and the lives she touches in this wonderful Boston Globe profile published January 12, 2015.

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MA Conference for Women 10th Anniversary Video

It’s our 10th anniversary! Watch this video we’ve put together to celebrate. The Massachusetts Conference for Women provides connection, motivation, networking, inspiration and skill building for thousands of women each year. In ten years, the Conference has connected and empowered tens of thousands of women. Thank you for being a part of it!

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Congratulations to This Year’s Be the Change Award Winner!

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” -Mahatma Gandhi The Be The Change Award recognizes a Massachusetts woman who personifies compassion for her community and commitment to improving the everyday lives of those around her. This year’s Be The Change Award recipient rises above and beyond in the realm of community service through her commitment to changing the lives of homeless women … [ more ]

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Meet the 2014 Share Your Story Winner

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Share Your Story contest: Boston high school students Imanie Sampson (pictured) and Andrea Novelle-Ruddy, who submitted a video on behalf of Boston Community Leadership Academy, where they are students. With her inspiring tribute to the ripple effect of women helping women, Imanie has won $1,000, 10 speaker-authored books, and an entire table at this year’s Conference for her school. Her video was featured on the main stage on December 4th, … [ more ]

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Join Us Online This Thursday at 2:00pm for a Special Livestream

The 10th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women announced today that a keynote address by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be streamed live on the Conference website,, on December 4, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST. We’re pleased that with the support of Boston Scientific we are able to bring this event to all who wished to attend the Conference this year. The 2014 Conference, which … [ more ]

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