2021 Virtual Massachusetts Conference for Women

"Forward, Stronger, Together"

Inspiration, Motivation, and Connection—Wherever You Are.

A Day to Focus on You

  • Inspiration from leaders who share their stories of professional and personal development to empower you as you craft your own
  • Motivation and expertise from CEOs, founders, authors, and other thought leaders offering perspectives and actionable ideas to help you get unstuck and keep you moving forward
  • Connection with an active community of more than 15,000 women helping women – on Conference day and beyond

Keynote Speakers


Your ticket includes:

  • Access to two keynote sessions featuring multiple speakers on Conference Day
  • Three breakout session time periods on Conference day, with twelve different sessions to choose from, including LIVE speaker Q&A.
  • On-demand playback of ALL breakout sessions and additional programming in the Exhibit Hall
  • LIVE one-on-one Resume Review, and Career Coaching sessions with local experts
  • A completely re-imagined virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Multiple opportunities to network with fellow attendees and leaders from the CFW community

“This was one of the best conferences I have attended. It was very motivational and inspirational and made me walk away thinking, “I can do this!”—2020 Virtual Attendee


Breakout Session Topics

Leadership

  • Enabling Trust in Times of Transition and Change
  • The Burnout Fix
  • Strategic Foresight: How to Show Up When Disruption Happens…Again

Career Advancement

  • Productivity: Overcoming the Cultural Pressures Facing Women Today
  • Collaboration, Communication, Connection
  • How to Stay Relevant in a Changing Workplace

Justice, Equity & Inclusion

  • Rebuilding Better and More Equitable Workplaces
  • Othering: Skills for Belonging in a Virtual Workplace
  • Racial Justice: Navigating the Workplace with Dignity

Personal Development

  • Fighting Fear and Living Audaciously
  • Radical Hope: Getting Through Grief and Healing the Heart
  • What I Learned about Being Mentally Well from Being Mentally Ill

Breakout Speakers

  • Jennifer Brown, diversity, inclusion & workplace strategist
  • Austin Channing Brown, media producer, best-selling author, and racial justice advocate
  • Erin Falconer, editor-in-chief & co-owner, Pick the Brain and author, How to Get Sh*t Done
  • Bryony Gordon, award-winning journalist, mental health campaigner & best-selling author, No Such Thing as Normal
  • Dr. Jacinta M. Jiménez, award-winning Psychologist & author, The Burnout Fix
  • Luvvie Ajayi Jones, New York Times best-selling author, culture critic & activist
  • Charlene Li, expert, digital transformation & leadership and New York Times best-selling author
  • Heather McGowan, future of work strategist & 2017 Global LinkedIn Top Voice for Education
  • Rachel Ricketts, racial justice activist, grief healer, & author, Do Better
  • Tina Tchen, president & CEO, TIME’S UP Now and TIME’S UP Foundation
  • More amazing speakers to be announced!

Breakout Session Bonuses

  • Submit your questions during breakout sessions, and they may be answered live by the speaker.
  • On-Demand Playback—Attendees will also have the opportunity to watch ALL of the breakout sessions ON-DEMAND through December 17th, 2021.

Organized Networking Opportunities

  • Facilitated Networking Discussions—An opportunity for attendees to join live, small-group discussions with top executives to power their personal and professional growth.
  • Peer Networking Chat Groups—A platform to connect with other attendees with similar interests and challenges.
  • Public Breakout Session Chats—A way for attendees to share comments and questions during breakout sessions.
  • Private 1:1 & Group Messaging—A place for attendees to “meet up” with other attendees throughout the conference.

The 17th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women will be held virtually on Thursday, December 2, 2021.

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