The 2017 Texas Conference Center

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


Mallika Chopra at the Opening Keynote Session

Adam Grant at the Opening Keynote Session

Anita Hill at the Opening Keynote Session

Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant at the Keynote Luncheon


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