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BIG NEWS: The Power of Us, Quantified in HBR

We’re proud to have made it into the Harvard Business Review today, in an article by happiness researcher and Conference for Women veteran Shawn Achor. You can read the full article here, but here are our main takeaways: People can be cynical about the utility of women’s professional conferences. Achor’s [male] seatmate on a recent flight said “I’m all for equality, but I’m not sure what good it will do.” … [ more ]

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The Statesman Cap10K: Give Yourself a Round of Applause in 2018

By Jeff Simecek, Director, Statesman Cap10K Race

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2017 Author Signing Schedule

Book signings will take place in the Exhibit Hall, next to the on-site bookstore. 9:45 – 10:15 am Mallika Chopra (signing in HomeAway booth #729, Tech Pavilion) Adam Grant Anita Hill J Kelly Hoey

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Is This Really as Far as We’ve Come?

According to a new poll, 60 percent of women think it’s inappropriate to have drinks alone with a man who is not their spouse, 53 percent think it’s inappropriate to have dinner alone, 44 percent to have lunch and 25 percent to have a work meeting. The men’s numbers for the same activities with a woman who isn’t their spouse were 48 percent, 45 percent, 36 percent and 22 percent, … [ more ]

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Additional Ticket Notification List

The 2018 TX Conference for Women is sold out and we do not anticipate releasing any more tickets. However, if you would like to be notified if any tickets do become available, please fill out the form below. By filling out this form you will also be added to our regular mailing list. Loading…

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2016 Speaker Highlights

We went through 2016 attendee evaluations and our own web metrics to compile this list of 2016’s most-loved speakers, sessions and teleclasses (posted online as podcasts). We hope you find some downtime as 2016 rolls into 2017 to watch, listen and enjoy!

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The Statesman Cap10K: Inspiration from Start to Finish

By Jeff Simecek, Statesman Cap10K Race Director On March 12, 1978, Jimmy Carter was president, “Night Fever” by the Bee Gees was dancing at No. 1 and the Statesman Capitol 10,000 was warming up for its first race in Austin. On April 23, 2017, the largest 10K in Texas, presented by Baylor Scott & White Health, will be off to the races for the 40th time. Past and Present: Keeping … [ more ]

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2017 Technovation World Challenge

Technovation offers girls, age 10 – 18, the opportunity to learn the skills they need to emerge as tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Every year we invite girls to identify a problem in their community, and then challenge them to solve it. Girls work in teams to build both a mobile app and a business plan to launch that app, supported by mentors and guided by our curriculum. Technovation takes students … [ more ]

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Download the 2017 Conference App

Download the official Texas Conference for Women app to access the day’s schedule, full exhibitor listings, maps, speaker bios and local attractions. WHY DOWNLOAD? First look at our FULL AGENDA SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENTS & info MY SCHEDULE feature to help you plan your day CONNECT & NETWORK with other attendees before conference & on the big day MAPS to help you get around the convention center Stay up-to-date with ALERTS about teleclasses, contests and … [ more ]

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Looking for Your Photo?

Did someone snap a photo of you at the 2016 Conference? Photo booth images can be found here, on our “Who’s In” wall. Headshots taken by Liberty Mutual can be viewed and downloaded on their website: DifferentMakesTheDifference.com

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