Fear is the number one reason women don’t live the life of their dreams! Fear is a natural primary feeling, but it comes in many disguises. This session shows how to recognize fear, how to put it in context and choose to take action. Victoria Trafton will teach you science-backed strategies to build confidence and move beyond fear of what others will think, fear of loss, and fear of being seen so you can live your best life.
What it takes to run for office and how to prepare to win. In this engaging workshop, Quiana Dickenson will explore the significant role women play in politics and policy. She will also discuss overcoming financial obstacles and keeping voters engaged.
This is an interactive workshop with Patricia Culliton, where audience participants will learn to apply acupressure on themselves and others. Point locations, indications for use, appropriate amount of pressure, and contraindications will be discussed. Points that are useful specifically for women’s healthcare will be highlighted but audience requests will be honored as time permits.
In this seminar, Jennifer Hall Lee, filmmaker, speaker, writer, expands on her Town Hall presentation on Supporting our Public Schools and their Vital Connection to our Democracy. Public schools are a public good that we have forged together through public conversations, elected school boards, and democratic policymaking.
Derek Bambauer speaks on Net Neutrality… the concept that when we send or receive data over the internet, we expect the telecommunication companies to transfer that data from one end of the network to the other. Period. We don’t expect them to analyze or manipulate it. What happens when Net Neutrality goes away?
In her 45 minute workshop, the former White House Doctor for 3 sitting presidents and first families, shares her story of success and “secrets” she’s learned along the way to overcome obstacles and to achieve success both in her professional and personal life. “Dr Connie” will be open to audience questions during her workshop. Come join the First Doctor in this fascinating workshop which promises to enlighten and enrich your personal life.
Mindfulness is gaining attention worldwide with the emergence of promising data showing how the simple act of being aware can deregulate the body’s stress response, leading to a happier and healthier life. With Jamie Valderrama, this is a highly entertaining and educational presentation that is guaranteed to change your life.
Money is more about the mind than the math. Budgeting and other money management systems fall apart if we don’t first address the emotions behind them. In this workshop with Money Moments Program Manager Emily Schwartz, learn about the four emotions that often underpin financial decisions and how to use that information to create a solid plan for your personal finances.
Alexa Curtis created M.I.N.T to help empower teens that are facing struggles in their lives. The non-profit involves her visiting schools and talking about topics like cutting, sexting, mental health and social media. “We’re giving kids a reason to talk about difficult issues, and not feel ashamed.”
Talking Story is an act of sharing our personal and emotional lives with one another. It’s the art of listening, being present. Everyone does it, but not everyone does it with the intention to uplift. With Gina Beyer, this interactive session will give you the tools to create an informed and inspired story.
Everyone has a personal brand. In this workshop with Myriam Cruz, you will learn what shapes your brand, how to manage it, and ultimately, how to show up in the world as your true you.
Author, speaker, and corporate etiquette coach, Rachel Isgar Ph.D., is changing the way people interact with one another to create the best personal branding. Focusing on topics such as the proper use of technology in the business world, social media, and how to conduct the perfect video conference, Rachel has identified unique ways to help you use technology to more effectively communicate and collaborate in the workplace.
In this workshop with Sue Ellen Allen, we will talk about and try a few tips that have helped anyone who tried to give a speech. For example, start out small, practice, work on your delivery, know your audience, arrive early to meet & greet them, smile, and more. No anxiety here, you are doing this to learn and have fun!
Dreamers are people, young people who have contributed in so many ways. Just as a child who is adopted as a baby is still a family member, so are dreamers members of our country and want to be seen and treated as such. They came here because someone brought them here, this is their home, their country, they know no other. Ellie Perez facilitates a civil discussion about what this means to our country and to all of us who know and care about how we began and how we will continue to grow.
The ERA, Me Too, Feminism… what do they all have in common? They are all movements by and for women.
It was almost 100 years ago that women finally got the right to vote, yet the ERA has still not passed. Women have been fighting for rights that have been afforded to men all our lives. Kathie Kelly facilitates a moving discussion about how these issues affect women socially, economically and in so many other ways.
Women network all the time, sometimes they don’t even realize they are doing it. Join this very interactive workshop that will be sure to connect you to interesting women, and the groups and organizations they represent. Be sure to bring your business cards, brochures, anything you want to share. Organizations are welcome too! Don’t miss this chance to get to know some of the most exciting women at the conference.
Young, strong women are our future. In the Future Leaders Workshop, your presenters (Tammy Caputi, Julia Garcia, Donna Bartos, and Cynthia Diehl) want to share with you the passions that make them strong, and have you express what is important to you & your future goals as women leaders.