Young Women’s Program

young womens programIn partnership with our sponsors, the Texas Conference for Women is proud to bring back its Young Women’s Program, which provides high school junior and senior girls with the opportunity to attend the Conference and participate in a seminar track designed especially for them.

This unique program enables our next generation of leaders the opportunity to hear from dynamic speakers, exchange ideas and begin to chart their own paths.

The application period for the 2017 Conference is now closed. Please come back here next spring to learn about acquiring tickets for the 2018 Conference.


2017 YWP Programming

Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am
Making the Transition on Social Media from Personal to Professional (W)

MR 19
Your social media is important and plays a big role in your personal life. But, how will future employers view your social media activity? More than 50% of employers use social media to screen hires and unfortunately, a single post can throw off your career track.  Millennial branding strategist Alex Wolf will walk you through how to separate your personal and professional social media and set boundaries to avoid conflicts, so you can enjoy your social without the risk.

Speaker: Alex Wolf, founder and CEO, Bossbabe Inc. and Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business”

Emcee: Carla Piñeyro Sublett, former CMO, Rackspace & board member, TX Conference for Women

Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Think Differently: Feeling Confident About Taking the Lesser Known Path (POE)

MR 19
“Follow your gut” is advice easy to give, but harder to follow. How do you know when following your intuition will lead you to happiness and success? In the session, super stars in their industries will share with you the reasons why fostering your passions, seeking purpose in your chosen interest and taking the road less traveled is often the most rewarding, despite (and because of) the hiccups and failures you may encounter on the way.

Thought Leader: Marion Jones, former track and field world champion

Panelists:
⚬ Robyn Moreno, editorial director, Latina Media Ventures
⚬ Lilly Rockwell, business reporter, Austin American-Statesman
⚬ Sarah Thomas, first female official, NFL

Emcee: Alejandrina Guzman, student body president, The University of Texas at Austin

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