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2020 Agenda

Monday, November 9

Motivational Monday

Overcoming Personal Adversity

  • Moderator: Enzo Ochoga, Transformational Speaker, Transform My Universe

  • Heidi Ganahl, Founder & CEO, SHEFactor

  • Robin Joy Meyers, CEO & Founder, Navigate2Empower LLC

  • Mia Munro, Author, The Human Reinvention Formula

Tuesday, November 10



Pushing Your Envelope: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome Once and For All

  • Moderator: Kim Boudreau Smith, CEO, Kim Boudreau Smith, Inc; Her Bold Voice Speaks

  • Alyssa Dver, CEO & Chief Confidence Officer, American Confidence Institute

  • Maureen Zappala, Owner, High Altitude Strategies

  • Jen Coken, CEO, Jen Coken

  • Dee Marshall, CEO, Diverse & Engaged

Wednesday, November 11


Women-Owned Business Wednesday

Your Next Act: The Move From Corporate to Entrepreneurship

Day 1: Thursday, November 12


8:00 am - 9:00 am

Opening Keynote
Speaker TBD

9:00 am - 10:15 am

General Session
How to Be Resilient Through a Crisis



10:15 am - 11:30 am


Health and Wellness 2020 & Beyond 

Women Driving the Future of Tech - How AI, VR, and Robotics will be the Norm

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Stevie Awards for Women in Business Case Studies

Speakers TBD

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Open Networking

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm


Diversity & Inclusion: The Importance in Your Workplace

  • Moderator: Vicki Mayo, Founder & CEO, The Touchpoint Solution

  • Reetu Gupta, CEO & President, Cirkled In

  • Patty Arvielo, President & Co-Founder, New American Funding

  • Libby Duane Adams, Chief Customer Officer & Founder, Alteryx

  • Tara Wilson, Senior SVP and General Manager, Income Access

Building a Socially Responsible Business

  • Speaker TBD

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm


Balancing Motherhood + Business: for "Mompreneurs" and Working Moms

Finding Your Voice for Young Women

  • ​Moderator: Sasha Simmons, Founder, SpeakLife, LLC

  • Amira El-Dib, Assistant Director and Entrepreneurship Faculty, The American University in Cairo

  • Bushra Amiwala, Board of Education Member, Skokie School District 73.5

  • Lauren Felter, Speaker, Felter Unfiltered

  • Natasha Velikoselskiy, Founder, Leading While Human LLC

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

General Session

The Path to Lead Like a Woman

5:00 pm - 6:15 pm


Sustainability: Waste is a Design Flaw

How to Make Your Small Business Stand Out in the Crowd

Women and Money: Investing 101

Day 2: Friday, November 13

8:00 am - 9:15 am

General Session
Financial Wellness: Your Relationship with Money

  • Moderator: Ande Frazier, CEO, Editor in Chief, myWorth LLC

  • Sheryl Brown, CEO, Females and Finance

  • Leanne Clarke, Director, Finance & Operations Talent & Skills Transformation, IBM

  • Michelle Beyo, CEO & Founder, FinAvator

  • Samantha Ettus, Founder and CEO, Park Place Payments

9:15 am - 10:00 am


Business Chemistry using Science to Improve the Art of Relationships


Create Joy in Your Career on Your Own Terms

10:00 am - 11:15 am


Tips and Tricks: How to Get Funding for Your Business

Boost Your Creativity

11:15 am - 12:00 pm


Building Your Dream Network for Introverts



Conquer Crisis. Train Like a Triathlete. Body + Mind + Business

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Open Networking

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm


Redefining Success in the New Normal: Knowing What You Want, Why You Deserve it, and How to Get it

Growth Through Social Media

2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Women|Future Pitch Competition

Watch pre-recorded pitches of women-owned businesses and vote for your favorite! 

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Bold Identity Branding to Build Your Business Post-Covid

  • Moderator: Lauren Clemett, Director, The Audacious Agency

  • Julie Cortes, Owner, Freelance Rockstar

  • Danielle Sabrina, Founder & CEO, Tribe Builder Media 

  • Tonya McKenzie, Founder, Sand & Shores PR

5:00 pm - 6:15 pm


E-commerce and Online Business in Today's Changing Climate

  • Moderator: Ingrid Bayer, Founder & CEO, VA Institute of Australia

  • Somdutta Singh, Founder & CEO, Assiduus Group

  • Melissa Gamarra, Owner & Certified OBM, Melissa Gamarra Management

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