2015 Speaker Applications Now Posted

If you’re interested in submitting a proposal for consideration as a speaker at the Oct 15th, 2015 Texas Conference for Women in Austin, please CLICK HERE to complete the speaker proposal form. The deadline for submission is June 1st.

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Press Release: Speakers Inspired Audience at TX Conference for Women

Rachael Ray Inspires Audience at Texas Conference for Women
Austin Hosts Thousands at State’s Largest Gathering for Women

Austin, TX – “Respect the opportunity that you have, and honor that,” celebrity chef, author and business woman Rachael Ray told 5,000 attendees at the 14th annual Texas Conference for Women.  Noting that she comes from a family of extremely hard workers who inspired her career, Ray encouraged Conference-goers to pursue their own interests with passion. “Don’t be afraid of hard work,” she said. “And if you have great business skills use them to give back to your community.” In addition to her Food Network program and her lifestyle magazine Every Day with Rachael Ray, Ray is the founder of Yum-O! a nonprofit  organization to empower children and their families to develop healthy relationships with food and cooking. Read More

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Get What You Want by Getting Out of Your Own Way: Podcast

Munson-Laurasm“When we base our happiness on things out of our control, we’re living in insanity and powerlessness.”



How can we take control when things are difficult, and how can we create the life that we envision? In our free tele-class, author Laura Munson walks us through a series of powerful questions to help raise self-awareness and be able to: Read More

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Career Advice and Opportunities: Tory Johnson Interviews Kelli Keough

Kelli KeoughsmLooking to take your career to the next level at the Texas Conference for Women? Prepare yourself to take advantage of every opportunity on-site, and listen to tips as speaker Tory Johnson interviews Kelli Keough,  Senior Vice President, Client Experience at Charles Schwab. Kelli shares her own career path and what she looks for when she’s hiring new people. Click the arrow below to listen to the 15-minute interview. Read More

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Make the Shift with Tory Johnson

Tory Johnson before after SHIFTTexas Conference for Women speaker and Good Morning America contributor Tory Johnson helps women make great things happen. She made the shift from employee to entrepreneur and built two multi-million dollar career-focused businesses after a painful firing. Now, after a second major shift—losing more than 60 pounds in a year—Tory is on a mission to help others change their mind for a better life.  Read More

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Last Year Attendee, This Year Speaker

Freeney, VernettasmLast year I attended the Texas Conference for Women as a volunteer and a member of the social media street team. I knew it was the go-to conference in the state, not only to listen to and meet amazing women, but also to connect with some as well. Fast forward one year later, and I’m a speaker! I’m so excited to share how to market your blog with the attendees at a Social Media Roundtable. I have learned a few tricks to make it easier to get your blog to your intended market, and that’s what I will share. Read More

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Why I’m Going Back to the Texas Conference for Women

crowd photo escalatorLast year I attended the Texas Conference for Women for the first time. I attended alone, taking the plunge into the unknown, certain that I couldn’t go wrong in a convention center filled with 5,000+ other women.

I walked in the doors not sure what to expect. Based on the schedule and everything I had read online, I knew it was going to be a phenomenal day. Even my most optimistic expectations were exceeded by the learning, inspiration, and thought-provoking conversations I experienced throughout the day. Read More

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Press Release: Rachael Ray, Delia Ephron, Jenny Lawson, Others to Speak at Texas Conference for Women

July 24, Austin, TX – The Texas Conference for Women today announced that celebrity chef, author and businesswoman Rachael Ray, along with Delia Ephron, author, playwright and screenwriter, and Jenny Lawson, founder, The Bloggess and author of the New York Times bestseller Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, and Holly Gordon, executive producer of the groundbreaking film Girl Rising, will appear at this year’s Conference, to be held at the Austin Convention Center on November 19, 2013.  The lineup of renowned speakers also includes Esmeralda Santiago, award-winning author and filmmaker, diversity expert Vernā Myers, author of What if I Say the Wrong Thing?, Sophie Uliano, best-selling author of Gorgeously Green, and Bob Beaudine, CEO Eastman & Beaudine, and author of The Power of Who. These speakers are among the 100+ to be featured at this year’s Conference. Read More

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Who Is Driving Your Career? May “Office Hours” Recap

What is it that you love about your current job, what are you really good at, and what sparks your passion? In the first episode of our new online radio show “Office Hours,” host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Darlene Templeton discussed how women can become their own best advocates and leverage their skills and experience to meet specific career goals. Read More

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Leading Innovation and Increasing Creativity: Marla Capozzi

Marla CapozziInnovation remains an important priority for enterprises small and large as well as a major driver of our economic prosperity, if not even more important than ever.  As a result, individuals and leaders continuously seek to increase creative output and improve innovation results.  Yet we find ourselves, especially as women, mired in the never-ending search for continuous improvement – those elusive productivity gains allowing us to maximize our time and how we allocate this precious resource.  Efficiency and effectiveness are top of mind for many of us daily, and on some days may feel like hourly. Read More

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