Share Your Story: Permission for Reinvention

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The following is a featured entry in our Share Your Story contest, which celebrates our 10-year anniversary with stories from past attendees.

I attended the Massachusetts Conference for Women in 2012, and it had a profound effect on me. The theme was, “Imagine: Find Your Purpose, Make A Difference.” I walked away with the mindset to do just that. Read More

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2015 Speaker Applications Now Posted

If you’re interested in submitting a proposal for consideration as a speaker at the 2015 Massachusetts Conference for Women in Boston, please CLICK HERE to complete the speaker proposal form. The deadline for submission is June 1st.

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Press Release: Speakers Inspire 10,000 in Boston for Country’s Largest Gathering of Women

Robin Roberts, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Others Inspire Massachusetts Conference for Women

10,000 in Boston for Country’s Largest Gathering of Women

Boston, MA, December 5, 2013 – “We are all just a little bit stronger than we think we are” Robin Roberts, co-host of ABC’s “Good Morning America”  told a sold-out hall at today’s 9th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women. “It’s not what you accomplish in life, it’s what you overcome.” Read More

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New Speakers Added: Robin Roberts and Leymah Gbowee

Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America” and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Leymah Gbowee have been added to the keynote program for the Dec. 5 Massachusetts Conference for Women. Due to unforeseen circumstances, keynote Kerry Washington will appear via satellite.

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Traffic Advisory from the BCEC

MA Conference for Women at BCEC to Impact Local Traffic on Dec. 5; Local Parking Limited

The annual Massachusetts Conference for Women takes place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) on Thursday, December 5th.

The event is expected to bring a record 10,000 attendees to South Boston Waterfront. A large majority of attendees are expected to drive to the event.  Read More

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2014 Author Signings Announced

Book signings will take place in Exhibit Hall A, inside the Education Pavilion.

There is an area next to the bookstore where signings will take place.

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Tory Burch
John Jacobs

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Jessica Bacal
John Gray
Sheila Heen
Ellie Krieger
Lindsey Pollak
Jane Bryant Quinn
Elizabeth Thornton
Kate White

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Katrina Alcorn
Patty Chang Anker
Lisa Belkin
Sunni Brown
Jane Hyun
Kathy Kinney
Loretta LaRoche
Betsy Myers
Dan Schawbel
Cindy Ratzlaff
Ritu Sharma
Gayle Sheehy
Judy Smith

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

John Gray
Sheila Heen
Kathy Kinney
Loretta LaRoche
Yvette Modestin
Cindy Ratzlaff
Kate White

4:40 pm – 5:00 pm

Ritu Sharma
Elizabeth Thornton
Lauren Maillian Bias
Kerry McManama

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Career Resources at On-Site Career Pavilion

Attendees of the Dec. 5 Massachusetts Conference for Women can receive a number of free career resources during the conference, including resume reviews from Bentley University, coaching sessions from the International Coaching Federation of New England, local leader meetups and social media advice from experts. Learn more

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Who Is Driving Your Career? May “Office Hours” Recap

What is it that you love about your current job, what are you really good at, and what sparks your passion? In the first episode of our new online radio show “Office Hours,” host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Darlene Templeton discussed how women can become their own best advocates and leverage their skills and experience to meet specific career goals. Read More

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Leading Innovation and Increasing Creativity: Marla Capozzi

marla capozziInnovation remains an important priority for enterprises small and large as well as a major driver of our economic prosperity, if not even more important than ever.  As a result, individuals and leaders continuously seek to increase creative output and improve innovation results.  Yet we find ourselves, especially as women, mired in the never-ending search for continuous improvement – those elusive productivity gains allowing us to maximize our time and how we allocate this precious resource.  Efficiency and effectiveness are top of mind for many of us daily, and on some days may feel like hourly. Read More

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Share Your Story!

The Massachusetts Conference for Women is proud to host our 9th annual event on December 5, 2013. Do you have a story about how the conference inspired you, helped you find a job, gave you the tools you needed to start a business, fostered a relationship with a new mentor or client, or provided confidence through a transition? We’d love to hear and share your story. Please email it to us at [email protected]

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