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2017 Conference Logistics

This year promises to be a big one, so we want you to be as prepared as we are. Read on for important logistical information, and stay tuned for one more email from us to help you plan your day at the Conference. We’re Starting Earlier This Year Please begin to arrive as early as 6:30 am to pass through security and begin enjoying all the Exhibit Hall has to … [ more ]

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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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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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