The 2021 Women|Future Conference took place virtually November 1-5, 2021.

Register here to watch the replays of 40+ sessions including our opening keynote on-demand.

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2021 Agenda

Monday, November 1

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Opening Keynote - Embracing Diversity & Empowering the Next Generation

Speaker: Sandy Carter, Vice President of Public Sector Partners and Programs, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Breakouts:

 

The Truth Bombs on Work-Life Balance to Avoid Burnout for Busy Women

  • Moderator: Sabrina Runbeck, MPH, MHS, PA-C, Surgical PA, Public Health Practitioner, Productivity Consultant, Sabrina Runbeck LLC

  • Susan Jacobson, President and CEO, Jacobson Strategic Communications, Chair of the Board of The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

  • Eileen McDargh, CEO, The Resiliency Group

  • Eva Medilek, Certified High Performance Coach, Style4Success, LLC

  • Errin Weisman DO, Physician, Life Coach, Podcaster, Burntout to Badass

 

Networking Tips & Tricks: Learn How to Become Memorable and Build Authentic Relationships

 

Wealth Attraction Workshop

  • Erin Newman, Money Mindset and Energetics Coach, Erin Newman Group LLC

 

 

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Speed Networking

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Workshop:

Real Life First Impressions: Rethinking How To Do Business

 

1:30 - 1:45 pm

15 min Meditation for Mindfulness Monday

Confidence Boosting Live Meditation Session

 

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Panels:

Leading Authentically in Male Dominated Industries

 

Overcoming Adversity: You Are the Hero of Your Story

  • Moderator: Karen Allen, Founder, 100% Human

  • Alycia Anderson, Regional VP of Sales & Corporate Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coach    The Alycia Anderdson Company

  • Jessica Buchanan, Author and Professional Speaking and Personal Development Coach, Landemalm & Buchanan LLC

  • Christina Helena, Speaker & Founder, My Scar is Sexy

  • Angela Logan, Owner, Mortgage Apple Cakes

 

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Mentorship Sessions

  • Mentors: Jennifer Jones, Writing Coach

  • Stephanie Michelle, Leadership & Life Coach, Stephanie Michelle LLC

  • Amanda Obidike, Executive Director, STEMi Makers Africa

  • Claudia Pilgrim, CEO & Chief Data Architect, Capital Consulting Group, LLC

  • Rochel Marie Lawson, President, Blissful Living 4 U

  • Denise Dukette, Chief Task Master, Out of the Office Virtual Assistance

3:30 - 4:15 pm

Panels

The Smart Woman's Guide to Financial Success
The Woman in the Mirror - Who is She? Can She afford Her? What's Holding Her Back?

 

Keys to Unlocking Human Potential and Making Organizations Thrive

 

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Fireside Chat
How One Female-Founded Pita Chip Brand Has Helped Thousands of Other Female Entrepreneurs Succeed

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Future is Female: Building the New Generation of Financially Literate Women

  • Nina Aguas, Executive Chairperson, The Insular Life Assurance Company, Ltd. (InLife)

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Building the New Digital Infrastructure

Tuesday, November 2

11:40 am - 12:00 pm

Opening General Session

Marketing Tactics to Future Proof Your Business & Your Career

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Breakout & Workshop

Hear Me, Love Me, Hire Me: Top Secrets from World-Class Speakers on How to Use Presentations to Grow Your Business

Creating a Rockstar LinkedIn® Profile

  • Debra Jason, LinkedIn Marketing Consultant, Direct Response Copywriter, The Write Direction and DebraJason.com

 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Speed Networking

 

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Breakouts

Pitching Yourself Without a Publicist: Tips for Getting Print Media Mentions


How to Find the Mentors You Need For Your Career or Business

 

3:00 - 4:15 pm

Panels

 

The Most Powerful Marketing Mix: Blend Storytelling + Strategy to Grow Your Business

Entrepreneurship – Success Stories Fireside Chat

 

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Breakout

LinkedIn Logic

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Women in Fintech: Reshaping the Industry and Bridging the Gap

  • Moderator: Debasmita Das, Manager, AI Research & Product Development, Mastercard

  • Catherine Anne Casas, First Vice President | Head of Blockchain Center of Excellence, Digital Asset Markets and API Marketplace, Union Bank of the Philippines

  • Jacqueline Chua, President, Financial Women's Association of Singapore

  • Yang Yang Zhang, Managing Director and CEO, Xendit Philippines

Wednesday, November 3

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Opening General Session

The Future of Work - Preparing For the Changing Business Landscape

  • Moderator: Kate Winkler, CEO, Ruby

  • Selina Meere, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, Park Place Payments

  • Rashim Mogha, GM- Leadership and Business Solutions at Skillsoft and Founder of eWOW

  • Brea Starmer, Founder & President, Lions + Tigers

  • Georgette Zinaty, Executive Vice President, Corporate Class Inc

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Speed Networking

Mini Style Consultations

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Breakouts

Reinvention After a Career Crisis

The Power of Purpose: Organizations that Give Back

Giving Voice To Women's Voices: How Podcasting Can Benefit Female Entrepreneurs

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Quick Stretch and Release

Kate Moon, Yoga Instructor / International Retreat Leader / Life Coach, Kate Moon Yoga

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Panels

Embracing Your Uniqueness By Unleashing Who You Are

 

Why Less is More: Creating and Maintaining Boundaries in a Digital World

  • Moderator: Leah Marone, Psychotherapist and Corporate Wellness Consultant, Leah Marone

  • Amy Cirbus, Director Clinical Content, Talkspace

  • Krystal Jackson, Licensed Therapist, Simply Being Wellness Consulting

  • Dr. Therese Mascardo, Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Founder, Exploring Therapy

  • Kate Rosenblatt, MA, LPC, LMHC, Senior Clinical Manager, Talkspace, & Psychotherapist

 

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Mentorship Sessions

  • Mentors: Jennifer Jones, Writing Coach

  • Stephanie Michelle, Leadership & Life Coach, Stephanie Michelle LLC

  • Amanda Obidike, Executive Director, STEMi Makers Africa

  • Claudia Pilgrim, CEO & Chief Data Architect, Capital Consulting Group, LLC

  • Rochel Marie Lawson, President, Blissful Living 4 U

  • Denise Dukette, Chief Task Master, Out of the Office Virtual Assistance

 

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Panels

Top Five Lead Generation Strategies for 2022

Stress Reduction For a Better Tomorrow

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Asia-Pacific Session

Women in E-commerce and Mobility: Creating the Asian E-commerce and Mobility Highway

Thursday, November 4

 

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Opening General Session

Why Diverse Teams Drive Better Outcomes

  • Moderator: Amelia Ransom, Senior Director of Diversity and Engagement, Avalara

  • Maria Augusta Torres, IT Leader, Sales & Q2C Solutions - IBM BR CIO & Neurodiversity Group Leader | Inclusão Humanizada Consultant, IBM Brazil

  • Stephanie Nashawaty, Chief Customer Innovation Officer, SAP North America

  • Michelle Skoor, Chief Workforce Officer, Bitwise Industries

  • Annie Ta, Head of Inclusive Product, Pinterest

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Workshops

Protecting Your Business and Intellectual Assets

From Busy Entrepreneur to Successful Author: The Secret to Getting Your Authority-Building Book Done in 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Speed Networking

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Panels

 

How to Embrace Women Super Powers in the World of Tech

  • Moderator: Kisha Gupta, Director, Corporate Marketing and Head, Global Academic Relations, Infosys Limited

  • Shimona Chadha, Associate Vice President and Head of Marketing, HCL Technologies

  • Nancy Coblenz, Senior Vice President, nFLXn Consulting Services

  • Amanda Obidike, Executive Director, STEMi Makers Africa

  • Ruchi Pathak Kaul, HealthTech Entrepreneur & STEM Mentor, Reconstructive Healthcare Solutions Pvt Ltd

Navigating Change: Becoming a Resilient Leader

  • Moderator: Bri Seeley, CEO & Founder, Seeley Enterprises Ltd

  • Clara Angotti, President, Next Pathway Inc.

  • Anne Bonney, Influence and Positive Leadership Ignitor, Anne Bonney Enterprises

  • Susan Frew, Director of Business Growth, Raincatcher

  • Anne Leets, CEO, The Leets Consortium

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Turn Conversations into Cash

  • Quinn Conyers, Chief Energy Officer (CFO), Speak to Society LLC
     

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Personal Development Training: Abundance 360 - Creating Your Best Life Ever


4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Women-Owned Business Pitch Competition Finalists Presentations

  • Finalists and Judges: COMING SOON

 

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Asia-Pacific Session

Women Leading Legacy Industries: Edutech, Proptech and Insuretech

  • Moderator: Margarita Locsin, Director, First Resources

  • Vaneeta Aggarwal, CEO & Founder, L'strategyq Advisors & Business Strategy e-Magazine

  • Michelle Chan, Co-Chair (InsurTech), FinTech Association of Hong Kong

  • Maria Yolanda Cristanto, Chief Sustainability Officer & Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications, Globe Telecom

  • Chih Shan Luo, Head of Fintech, China Trust Bank Corporation (CTBC)

 

11:00 pm - 12:15 am

Leadership Tips from Stevie Awards for Women in Business Winners

  • Moderator: Lauren Clemett, Co-Founder, The Audacious Agency

  • Stacey Ashley, High Performance Leadership and Coaching Expert, Ashley Coaching and Consulting

  • Sally Foley-Lewis, Leadership and Middle Management Expert, Sally Foley-Lewis

  • Amor Maclang, Co-Founder and Chief Communications Officer, GeiserMaclang Marketing Communications Inc

  • Annie Wong, Vice President, Quote-to-Cash APAC & Japan, IBM Singapore

Friday, November 5

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Opening General Session

Ditch the Doubt; Strategies to Slay Your Imposter!

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Stevie Awards for Women in Business Case Study Speakers

 

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Mentorship Opportunities

  • Mentors: Jennifer Jones, Writing Coach

  • Stephanie Michelle, Leadership & Life Coach, Stephanie Michelle LLC

  • Amanda Obidike, Executive Director, STEMi Makers Africa

  • Claudia Pilgrim, CEO & Chief Data Architect, Capital Consulting Group, LLC

  • Rochel Marie Lawson, President, Blissful Living 4 U

  • Denise Dukette, Chief Task Master, Out of the Office Virtual Assistance

 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Speed Networking

Mini Style Consultations

Monica Barnett, Chief Image Curator, Blueprint for Style LLC

 

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Panels

Vision For the Long Haul: Sustaining Careerlong Vision Among Women Leaders

 

Five Actionable Steps To Grow Your Business In An Ever Changing World

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Workshops

The BizShui Method: Creating Flow in Your Workspace and Life

  • Claire Boscq-Scott, Customer Experience Expert & The Bizshui Creator, The Busy Queen Bee Global

 

Stop Overworking & Start Overflowing

  • Kristi H. Sullivan, Wellness Advocate, Self Care Influencer & Human Design Expert, Kristi H. Sullivan

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Pitch Competition Winners Announced

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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