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 on November 1.


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 140+ speakers delivering invaluable content.  Are you ready to Cultivate Your Tomorrow? Register here.


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



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


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


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: COMING SOON

3:30 - 4:15 pm


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

Closing Session


9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

IFC Global Case Study Featuring Insular Life’s Sheroes Program

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

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Building the New Digital Infrastructure


4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

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

  • Moderator: Trina Roffino, President, THE MARKETING ARM

  • Ciara Dilley, Vice President of Marketing, Frito-Lay North America 

Tuesday, November 2

11:00 am - 11:45 am

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


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Speed Networking


2:15 pm - 3:00 pm


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



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


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


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: COMING SOON


4:15 pm - 5:30 pm


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

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

  • Annie Ta, Head of Inclusive Product, Pinterest

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm


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



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 Folley-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: COMING SOON


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


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


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

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Pitch Competition Winners Announced

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm


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


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