Speakers

Thank you to our amazing 2016 speakers

We are no longer accepting speaker proposals for 2017. Click here to learn more about speaking at the MA Conference for Women.

2017 speakers will be announced here as they are confirmed.


Keynotes


Viola Davis

VIOLA DAVIS is a critically-revered, award-winning actress of film, television and theater known for her intriguing and groundbreaking roles. S... Read Full Bio

Adam Grant

ADAM GRANT is Wharton’s top-rated professor. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 25 most influential management thinkers and F... Read Full Bio

Meryl Streep

MERYL STREEP has portrayed an astonishing array of characters in a career that has cut its own unique path from the theater through film and te... Read Full Bio

Speakers


Tiffany Aliche

TIFFANY ALICHE, also known as “The Budgetnista,” is quickly becoming America's favorite personal financial educator. The Budgetnista is the... Read Full Bio

Erica Dhawan

ERICA DHAWAN is the co-author of the new book, “Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence.”  She is a globally ... Read Full Bio

Tiffany Dufu

TIFFANY DUFU is chief leadership officer of Levo and launch team member to Lean In. She was named in the Huffington Post as one ... Read Full Bio

Bethenny Frankel

BETHENNY FRANKEL is a natural foods chef, best-selling author, reality TV star, self-made businesswoman, and mom. She first came to national at... Read Full Bio

Grace Killelea

GRACE KILLELEA is the CEO and founder of the GKC Group, a leadership development firm based in Philadelphia. A veteran of the telecommunication... Read Full Bio

Barbara Lynch

BARBARA LYNCH is the chef and owner of the Boston-based Barbara Lynch Gruppo. She oversees seven celebrated culinary ...
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Esther Perel

ESTHER PEREL is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and provocative voices on personal and professional relationships. A celebrated ... Read Full Bio

Christine Porath

CHRISTINE PORATH is a professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Prior to that, she taught at Marshall School of B... Read Full Bio

Courtney Rhodes

COURTNEY RHODES is CEO of Brandista, and Urbanity Communications. With over 15 years of experience in corporate branding, marketing, and advert... Read Full Bio

Dani Rylan

DANI RYLAN is the founder and commissioner of the National Women's Hockey League. Rylan launched the NWHL in April of 2015 with aspirations of ... Read Full Bio

Jen Sincero

JEN SINCERO is a bestselling author, success coach, and motivational speaker who has spent over a decade traveling the world helping people tra... Read Full Bio

Gretchen Stewart

GRETCHEN STEWART is the founder of Sunshine Press. She understands that in life we must take our story into our own hands. That’s why her bou... Read Full Bio

Shelley Zalis

SHELLEY ZALIS is CEO of The Female Quotient and founder of the The Girls’ Lounge, which support and mentor women to find their voice, embrace... Read Full Bio

Opening Night


Bethenny Frankel

BETHENNY FRANKEL is a natural foods chef, best-selling author, reality TV star, self-made businesswoman, and mom. She first came to national at... Read Full Bio

Barbara Lynch

BARBARA LYNCH is the chef and owner of the Boston-based Barbara Lynch Gruppo. She oversees seven celebrated culinary ...
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