Heather Bruce: Daring Greatly in Real Life

Heather Bruce portraitby Heather Bruce, AVP, Audit Manager, State Street Corporation

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

The Massachusetts Conference for Women inspired me to create the Audit Women’s Network at my company. In her 2012 speech, Dr. Brené Brown challenged me to get in the arena and “dare greatly.” If I failed, I would fail while trying.

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Maria Crawford: Nurturing Office Culture

Crawford-Mariaby Maria Crawford

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

The Mass Conference for Women inspired women in our office and had us asking, “How we can make our office a better place?”

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Past Attendees: Share Your Story to Win $1,000, 2014 Tickets, and More!

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What a Difference a Decade Makes! Join Us In a Unique Storytelling Celebration of the MA Conference for Women

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Massachusetts Conference for Women, we want to hear your story. After all, we couldn’t have done all this without you (and maybe you feel the same way)!

Tell us how the Conference stirred your soul; inspired you to take a chance; led you to a new career; helped you find courage within—or opened your eyes to new truths and greater possibilities. Submit Your Story to enter the Contest using guidelines below, and earn a chance to win some amazing prizes. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, October 1, 2014. There will be 10 finalists!

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Share Your Story: A Powerful Partnership

Anne Jollesby Anne Barry Jolles
Life Coach, Author and Speaker

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

It was 2011, the day before the Massachusetts Conference for Women and my phone rang. It was a client and she said, “Hey, I’ve got an extra ticket for a conference tomorrow. Do you want to go?”

I’d never heard of the conference but it sounded interesting. So, I joined her. And what a day!  As a coach that’s certified through the International Coaching Federation of New England (ICFNE), I was deeply moved by seeing so many women striving to stretch themselves. I was awed by the speakers, their messages and the other women I met. All this amazing stuff in one place on one day that just seemed to end so fast.  I thought, “Now what?” Read More

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Share Your Story: Permission for Reinvention

Sarahbeth Persianiby Sarabeth Persiani

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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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