2018 Speakers

Breakout Session Speakers

Mary Abbajay

MARY ABBAJAY is the president of Careerstone Group, LLC, a full service organizational and leadership development consultancy that delivers leading-edge talent... Read Full Bio

Lisa Bodell

LISA BODELL is a best-selling author, and the founder and CEO of futurethink. She’s helped thousands of senior leaders at companies like Google, Pfizer, an... Read Full Bio

Lauren Smith Brody

LAUREN SMITH BRODY is the author of The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity, and Big Success After Baby (Doubleday/Anchor). She’s t... Read Full Bio

Kailei Carr

KAILEI CARR is the CEO of The Asbury Group, which specializes in image, presence, branding, and leadership development for executive women. Through her signatu... Read Full Bio

Courtney Carver

COURTNEY CARVER changed her life by simplifying it after a devastating diagnosis in 2006. She’s the founder of bemorewithless.com and minimalist fashion ch... Read Full Bio

Carol Fulp

CAROL FULP is president and CEO of The Partnership, Inc., New England’s premier organization dedicated to enhancing the competitiveness of the region by attr... Read Full Bio

Alison Green

ALISON GREEN writes the popular Ask a Manager blog, where she answers readers' questions daily on workplace and management issues. From what to say when you ... Read Full Bio

Leslie Hassler

LESLIE HASSLER is the founder of Your Biz Rules. You may have noticed that when businesses grow, the list of what needs fixing grows too. It can be hard to kno... Read Full Bio

Sally Helgesen

SALLY HELGESEN is considered the gold standard among experts on women’s leadership, and was the first to focus on what women have to contribute to organizati... Read Full Bio

Catherine Kaputa

CATHERINE KAPUTA is a brand strategist, speaker, author, and founder of SelfBrand, a New York City-based personal branding company - www.selfbrand.com. From M... Read Full Bio

Danielle Kayembe

DANIELLE KAYEMBE is a female futurist and serial entrepreneur who works on projects at the intersection of women and social impact. She advises female founder... Read Full Bio

Nathalie Molina Niño

NATHALIE MOLINA NIÑO is a serial entrepreneur, a super connector and an investor, focused on high-growth, innovative businesses that deliver a measurable econ... Read Full Bio

Amy Porter

AMY PORTER is the founder and CEO of AffiniPay, an Austin-based financial technology company creating payment-based practice management tools for professional ... Read Full Bio

Selena Rezvani

SELENA REZVANI teaches women at all levels to negotiate like a boss. She also consults to employers on how to make work truly “work” for women - by archite... Read Full Bio

Alice Rutkowski

ALICE RUTKOWSKI is a vice president at SAGIN, where she serves nationally as executive communications coach. Rutkowski joined SAGIN with more than thirty years... Read Full Bio

Dani Rylan

DANI RYLAN is the founder and commissioner of the National Women's Hockey League. Rylan launched the NWHL in April 2015 with aspirations of growing the landsca... Read Full Bio

Hana Schank

HANA SCHANK is a writer, design researcher and technologist. Her most recent book is The Ambition Decisions: What Women Know About Work, Family and the Path t... Read Full Bio

Emily Sheeren

EMILY SHEEREN is a principal at ghSMART. She serves private equity and corporate clients in the areas of leadership assessment, leadership development and orga... Read Full Bio

Elizabeth Wallace

ELIZABETH WALLACE is the author of The Ambition Decisions: What Women Know About Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life (Viking, 2018). Wallace worked... Read Full Bio

Claire Wasserman

CLAIRE WASSERMAN is a community builder, and an advocate for women in the workplace. She founded Ladies Get Paid, an organization that gives women the tools and... Read Full Bio

Caroline Webb

CAROLINE WEBB is CEO of Sevenshift, a firm that shows people how to use insights from behavioral science to improve their working life. Her book on that topic,... Read Full Bio

Dr. Jen Welter

DR. JEN WELTER became the first female to coach in the NFL when she joined the Arizona Cardinals as a linebackers coach in the summer of 2015. That experience ... Read Full Bio

Gwen Wunderlich

GWEN WUNDERLICH is CEO and partner of Wunderlich Kaplan Communications, and creator and partner of The Enternship. Wunderlich is a trend-spotter whose tactica... Read Full Bio

Small Business Roundtable

Karie Price

KARIE PRICE is a brand messaging coach, helping ambitious service-based business owners find and own the words to stand out, be heard, and Make Your Message RO... Read Full Bio