Jane Bowman

2018 Session | Leverage the Gig Economy to Accelerate Your Career Trajectory

Blogging, graphic design, coaching, copywriting—the list is endless. Discover how you can leverage your knowledge, hidden talents and network (beyond your desk job) to create your own career trajectory. Whether you are looking to supplement your current salary or find a flexible alternative to the traditional world of work, this session will offer valuable insights to consider by diving into the Gig Economy. Hear from experts and peers who have taken the plunge and explore what it’s all about, how to get started and what works for you given your unique talents. Walk away with advice and motivation to take charge of your career destiny and lead the life you “actually” want. Read More


2017 Session | ENCORE: Connectional Intelligence: How to Get Big Things Done

Success and leadership is often attributed to having smarts, passion and luck. But in today’s hyper-competitive world, even those gifts aren’t enough. Erica Dhawan argues that the game changer is a thoroughly modern skill called Connectional Intelligence – a skill that anyone can attain. In this session, you will learn what is involved and see how you can use connectional intelligence to unleash the breakthrough competitive advantage you need to succeed in the 21st century. Dhawan will share secrets of how the world’s movers and shakers, including a dynamic live panel of pioneers use Connection Intelligence to achieve their goals and ultimately get big things done at work and in life! Read More


2016 Session | Namaste: Making Choices that Matter

“Having it all” has become the subject of countless books, articles, debates, and social media commentary, with passions running high in all directions. With such a wide spectrum of priorities, workloads and resources for women, it is impossible to define “life balance.” In fact, many believe that the ideal doesn’t actually exist. Today’s gospel truth around the topic seems to be that any woman who wants to advance in a challenging career has to make sacrifices. The Conference for Women believes it’s not about making sacrifices but rather, it’s about making choices that matter during various stages in life. Changing your mindset from “having it all” and achieving “life balance” will help you move away from the frantic nature of just hanging on to feeling at piece with your current life and load. Attend this session and learn from a diverse array of Boston’s leading professionals about the difficult choices they made at various times throughout their career. Learn how they approached these decisions, the trade-offs they made and what they would do differently as they reflect on decades passed. Attendees will walk away with clarity and tools to make choices in their lives and get that much closer to feeling at peace and enjoying what you have versus struggling to have it all! Read More


Stress Busters: Simple Tips to Minimize Stress and Maximize Your Health and Happiness

Stress, depression and anxiety may not sound as scary as other life-threatening diseases, but they can be as detrimental and dangerous to your health. The effects take a toll on one’s mental and physical well-being — not to mention impact our ability to succeed personally and professionally. Read More

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