Speakers

Thank you to our amazing 2016 speakers!

We are no longer accepting speaker proposals for 2017. Click here to learn more about speaking at the TX Conference for Women.

2017 speakers will be announced here as they are confirmed. 


Keynotes

Viola Davis

VIOLA DAVIS is a critically revered, award-winning actress of film, television and theater known for her intriguing and groundbreaking roles. S... Read Full Bio

Sheryl Sandberg

SHERYL SANDBERG is the chief operating officer for Facebook, overseeing the firm's business operations. Prior to Facebook, she was vice preside... Read Full Bio

Breakout Session Speakers

Janet Crawford

JANET CRAWFORD is CEO of Cascadance, a Bay Area-based firm supporting leaders in building brain-friendly organizations. A female scientist... Read Full Bio

Tiffany Dufu

TIFFANY DUFU is chief leadership officer of Levo and launch team member to Lean In. She was named in the Huffington Post as one ... Read Full Bio

Amy Cooper Hakim

AMY COOPER HAKIM, Ph.D. is an industrial-organizational psychology practitioner and workplace expert. She is a speaker, author, and the executi... Read Full Bio

Jeffery Tobias Halter

JEFFERY TOBIAS HALTER is a gender strategist and the President of YWomen, a strategic consulting company focused on engaging men in women’s l... Read Full Bio

MJ Hegar

MARY JENNINGS “MJ” HEGAR is a Purple Heart recipient, and the second women ever to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross with the Valor De... Read Full Bio

Kelly Hoey

KELLY HOEY is the author of Build Your Dream Network (January 2017 / Tarcher Perigee). She has been lauded from Forbes as “... Read Full Bio

Shama Hyder

SHAMA HYDER is the award-winning CEO of The Marketing Zen Group, a global online marketing and digital PR company. Hyder has aptly been dubbed ... Read Full Bio

Robyn Moreno

ROBYN MORENO is the editorial director of Latina magazine and Latina.com; the largest media property aimed at acculturated Latinas in ... Read Full Bio

Jennifer Mueller

JENNIFER MUELLER earned her PhD in social and developmental psychology at Brandeis University, and has been on the faculty of many top business... Read Full Bio

Sarah Robb O’Hagan

SARAH ROBB O’HAGAN has been described as “Superwoman undercover,” and the “Pied Piper of Potential.” A high-energy combination of dis... Read Full Bio

Christine Porath

CHRISTINE PORATH is a professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Prior to that, she taught at Marshall School of B... Read Full Bio

Lisa Stone

LISA STONE is a board director, movement-builder and founder who creates scale movements with technology, story-telling and consumer aspiration... Read Full Bio

Laura Vanderkam

LAURA VANDERKAM is the author of several time management and productivity books, including I Know How She Does It, What the Most S... Read Full Bio

Social Media Roundtable

Jamie Dorobek

JAMIE DOROBEK is an author, DIY enthusiast, social media connoisseur and the creator of C.R.A.F.T., a nifty little acronym for CreatingReallyAw... Read Full Bio

Small Business Roundtable

Andrea Corson

ANDREA CORSON is an Emmy-nominated television producer, digital strategist and consultant. Most recently she has created awesome video for a wi... Read Full Bio

Kristal Johnson

KRISTAL JOHNSON is the award-winning CEO of FundJoy LLC, a full-service fundraising agency that is helping organizations find the sustainable f... Read Full Bio