The Women|Future Conference is thrilled to announce the 2021 virtual agenda, an entire week of sessions, workshops, and plenty of networking opportunities kicking off November 1. This year, over 100 speakers are leading thought-provoking conversations for the ambitious, forward-thinking, career-driven woman!

 

The conference will focus on a range of topics including mental health and financial wellness, workplace diversity, imposter syndrome, marketing advice from women-owned business leaders, and emerging trends ahead. We have an incredible lineup of speakers delivering invaluable content.

 

This is an event you won't want to miss! Are you ready to Cultivate Your Tomorrow? Register here.

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2021 Agenda

Monday, November 1

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Opening Keynote - Future of Work

Speaker: COMING SOON 

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

Networking Opportunities

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:

Women Leading in a Male Dominated Industry

  • Moderator: Lisa Murray, Co-Founder and President, Trevi Communications, Inc.

  • Jessica Kline, Founder & CEO, Backwoods Promotions Inc.

  • Gina Osborn, Podcast Host/Executive Coach/ FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Retired, Gina L. Osborn & Associates

  • Sarah Sagredo-Hammond, President, Atlas Services, Inc.

 

Overcoming Adversity

 

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Mentorship Sessions

  • Mentors: COMING SOON

3:30 - 4:15 pm

Panels

Financial Planning -The Smart Women's Guide to Financial Success

 

Treating Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion As a Change Management Initiative

  • Moderator: Julie Law, Head of Human Resources, John Hancock, and Global Head of Talent Management, Manulife

  • Nicola Corzine, Executive Director, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

  • Janelle James, Director, Kantar Insights 

  • Natsuyo Lipshutz, Managing Principal, ASPIRE Intelligence LLC

  • Sara Minkara, Founder and CEO, Sara Minkara, LLC

 

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Session

COMING SOON

 

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Asia-Pacific Session

Building the New Digital Infrastructure

Tuesday, November 2

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Opening General Session

Marketing Tactics to Future Proof Your Business & Your Career

  • Nada Stirratt, Vice President, Marketing, Facebook

  • Additional Speakers: COMING SOON

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Breakout & Workshop

How to Deliver a Presentation that Stands Out: On and Off the Screen

Building the Ideal LinkedIn Profile

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

 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Networking Opportunities

 

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Breakouts

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


Mentorship and How to Use It For Career Development

 

3:00 - 4:15 pm

Panels

 

How to Blend Strategy and Storytelling to Grow Your Company, Why Storytelling is Your Best Strategy

Entrepreneurship – Success Stories Fireside Chat

 

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Breakout

LinkedIn Logic: Leveraging Your Professional Connections

 

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Asia-Pacific Session

Women in Fintech: Reshaping the Industry and Bridging the Gap

Wednesday, November 3

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Opening General Session

The Future of Work - Preparing For the Changing Business Landscape

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Breakouts

Career Reinvention in Mid-Career Crisis

The Power of Purpose: Organizations that Give Back

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

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Networking Opportunities

Mini Style Consultations

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Yoga Break for Wellness Wednesday

Yoga instructor: COMING SOON

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Panels

The Confidence Code: Embrace Your Uniqueness

  • Moderator: COMING SOON

  • Ashley Brundage, President, Empowering Differences Inc

  • Terri Moore, CEO / Certified Empowerment, Visionary Coach, and Author, Terri L. Moore & Team

  • Aiesha Robinson, Founder, Born To Rise Foundation

  • Dr. Agnes Wainman, Clinical Psychologist, London Psychological Services

 

Digital Mental Health in a Post Pandemic 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

 

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Mentorship Sessions

  • Mentors: COMING SOON

 

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Panels

Lead Generation Strategies To Attract Clients Your Business Really Needs

The Art of Essential Self Care: 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 Build Better Products

  • 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

  • Irma Olguin Jr., CEO & Co-Founder, Bitwise Industries

  • Annie Ta, Head of Inclusive Product, Pinterest

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Workshops

Protecting Your Business and Intellectual Assets

Transforming Everyday Entrepreneurs into Successful Authors: The Power of Writing a Book

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking Opportunities

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Panels

 

Lessons from Women STEAM Leaders

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

  • 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

Managing Crisis: 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 - 4:30 pm

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

  • Lisa Nichols, CEO & Founder, Motivating the Masses


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

 

11:00 pm - 12:15 am

Asia-Pacific Session

Leadership Tips from Stevie Awards for Women in Business Winners

Friday, November 5

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Opening General Session

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Stevie Awards for Women in Business Case Study Speakers

  • Speakers: COMING SOON

 

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Mentorship Opportunities

  • Mentors: COMING SOON

 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking Opportunities

Mini Style Consultations

Monica Barnett, Chief Image Curator, Blueprint for Style LLC

 

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Panels

Leadership: Women Using Their Power to Empower

 

Actionable Steps to Start or Relaunch Your Business Post-Pandemic

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Pitch Competition Winners Announced

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Workshops

 

Business Feng Shui

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

 

Create a Customized Self-Care Mind Map to support Mind-Body-Spirit

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

 

TIME TBD

Networking Reception

 If the Stevie Awards for Women in Business are staged in-person in Las Vegas on November 6, there will be an in-person networking reception for conference attendees and speakers interested in traveling. More information to come. 

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