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Bringing together the most forward thinking female leaders.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

7:15 am – 5:15 pm

DCU Center Arena and Convention Center
WORCESTER, MA

The Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference

This conference is an opportunity for women to build their careers and share their experiences with other women.

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Keynote Speakers

Colette Carlson

Luncheon keynote speaker Colette Carlson is a human behavior expert and keynote speaker who inspires individuals to connect and communicate in real and relevant ways. How to create effective connections, and leverage them for greater success, is the thread that is woven into every one of Colette’s presentations. With a Master’s Degree in Human Behavior,…

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Maysoon Zayid

Breakfast keynote speaker Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian, writer and disability advocate. She is a graduate of, and a Guest Comedian in Residence, at Arizona State University. Maysoon is the co- founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest. She was a full-time On Air Contributor to…

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2018 Conference Schedule

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Morning

  • 7:15 am Registration

  • 7:45 am Opening Remarks

  • 8:00 am – 10 am Breakfast and Morning Keynote

    Morning keynote speaker Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian, writer and disability advocate. She is a graduate of, and a Guest Comedian in Residence, at Arizona State University. Maysoon is the co- founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest. She was a full-time On Air Contributor to Countdown with Keith Olbermann and a columnist for The Daily Beast. She has most recently appeared on Oprah Winfrey Network’s In Deep Shift, 60 Minutes, and ABC News. Maysoon had the number one TED Talk of 2014 and was named 1 of 100 Women of 2015 by BBC.

    Breakfast Sponsor: Coghlin Electrical Contractors

    Keynote Sponsor:  Breakfast keynote speaker sponsorship still available.

  • 10 am – 10:15 am Marketplace

    Attendees will have a chance to network and shop throughout the marketplace that features services, products, and volunteer opportunities.

    Sponsors: Clark University, Bay State Savings Bank, MCPHS University and Stop N’ Shop.

Mid-Day

  • 10:15 am - 11:30 am Breakout Sessions

    Attendees will have a choice of workshops located in rooms A-E

  • 11:30 am – 11:45 am Marketplace & Networking

    Attendees will have a chance to network and shop for services, products, and volunteer opportunities at the marketplace.
    Sponsors: Clark University, Bay State Savings Bank, MCPHS University and Stop N’ Shop.

  • 11:45 am – 1:15 pm Lunch and Keynote Speaker

    Attendees will enjoy a delicious lunch, followed by remarks from conference sponsors.

    Luncheon keynote speaker Colette Carlson is a human behavior expert and keynote speaker who inspires individuals to connect and communicate in real and relevant ways.

    Lunch Sponsor: Saint Vincent Hospital

    Keynote Sponsor: Sponsorship opportunity still available. 

Afternoon

  • 2 pm - 3:15 pm Breakout Sessions

    Attendees will have a choice of workshops held in rooms A – E.

  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Networking Reception

    This networking reception will offer a unique opportunity to engage with professional women from all industries and at various stages of their career. Don’t miss it! Stay tuned for additional details on this important conference event.

Morning & Afternoon Workshops (double sessions)

10:15 am – 11:30 am & 2 pm – 3:15 pm

Mentoring & Coaching

Women on the Move

Navigating Career Politics

Communicating Confidence

Activate Your Superpowers

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#WWLC Memories

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Venue

DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester

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Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Lunch Sponsor

Mentor Workshop Sponsor

Breakfast Sponsor

Workshop Sponsors

Speaker Sponsors

Scholarship Sponsors

Reception Sponsors

Marketplace Sponsors

Digital Sign Sponsor

BE A PART OF #WWLC2018

PRICE PER PERSON  |  Chamber Members: $150  |  Non-Members: $195

(ALL INCLUSIVE)

*You will be redirected to the Chamber of Commerce website where you will be able to register and pay for your ticket. If you are not a Chamber member, click “Not a Member” on the following screen to continue registration.