The 2017 Texas Conference Center

Relive the 2017 Conference with keynote clips, breakout session podcasts, and photos!


Session I: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace – with Christine Porath, Celeste Headlee, Sara Hobson and Nina Vaca

Strategies to Win: Tackling the Invisible Barriers to YOUR Success – with Michelle King, Janice Co, Marissa Tarleton and China Widener

Using Setbacks to Build Resilience and Succeed – Jess Lahey, Kelly Hopping, Sarah Robb O’Hagan and Lisa Stone

How to Get Taken Seriously as a Woman in Tech – with Heather Cabot, Sara Brand, Rachel Cassidy and Lisa Pearson

Draw Your Big Idea: The Ultimate Creativity Tool for Turning Thoughts into Action – with Heather Willems

Your Own Sweet Time: Building a Life That Works for You – with Laura Vanderkam

The Future of Modern Love – with Esther Perel

Making the Transition on Social Media from Personal to Professional (YWP) – with Alex Wolf and Carla Piñeyro Sublett

Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Power, Parity & Influence: Driving Change in the Workplace – with Marian Heard and Margaret McKenna

Creative Change: Strategies for Fostering Innovation – with Jennifer Mueller

Branding Yourself to Achieve your Career Goals – with Ruth Sherman, Shama Hyder, Lisa Skeete Tatum and Alex Wolf

Stand Out, Step Up and Get Noticed – with Janet Crawford, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Carol Rohl and Lisa Stone

Extreme You: Embracing Your Talents to Find Success – with Sarah Robb O’Hagan

Creating YOUR Meaningful Life: Avoiding Burnout & Finding Joy – with Emily Esfahani Smith, Mallika Chopra, Denise Press and Lisa Sugar

Achieving More by Doing Less – with Tiffany Dufu

Think Differently: Feeling Confident About Taking the Lesser Known Path (YWP) – with Marion Jones, Robyn Moreno, Lilly Rockwell and Sarah Thomas

Session III: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

ENCORE: The Future of Modern Love – with Esther Perel

Gender Partnership: Engaging Men as Advocates to Pioneer Gender Equity – with Jeffery Tobias Halter, Janet Crawford, Mary Stork and Marian Cabanillas

Working with Difficult People: Navigating Different Personalities for Career Success – with Amy Cooper Hakim, Jane Gasdaska, Amanda Gill and Tracy Quon

Networking to Where You Want to Go: Building the Relationships YOU Need to Succeed – with J. Kelly Hoey

Living with Intent: Your Guide for Moving From Action to Outcome – with Mallika Chopra

Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Pushing the Boundaries for Success – with Karen Cahn, Nellie Borrero, Carolyn Muise and Claire Vo

Financial Security: Why You Need to Own It – with Carmen Rita Wong, Taylor Bradford, Di B. Gazdar and Dwan Perrin

How to Raise an Adult: Resisting the Over-Parenting Trap – with Julie Lythcott-Haims


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All photographs by Marla Aufmuth/ Getty Images for the Texas Conference of Women