The 2021 Conference Center

“Stronger. Wiser. Braver”

The 18th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women was held virtually on November 10, 2021.


Keynote Speakers

  • Brené Brown, researcher and storyteller
  • Glenn Close, award-winning actress, mental health advocate, and co-founder, Bring Change to Mind
  • Laverne Cox, award-winning actress, producer and equal rights advocate

Leadership Breakout Speakers

  • Linda Hill, professor, Harvard Business School & author, Collective Genius
  • Dolly Chugh, author, The Person You Mean to Be
  • Simon Sinek, optimist and best-selling author, Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last and The Infinite Game

Career Advancement Breakout Speakers

  • Susan Cain, author, Quiet
  • Cecilia Muñoz, VP, New America, & author, More Than Ready: Lessons from Women of Color on the Rise
  • Alexandra Levit, former nationally syndicated Wall Street Journal columnist & best-selling author

Personal Development Breakout Speakers

  • Michelle Gielan, renowned resilience psychologist & author, Broadcasting Happiness
  • Nora McInerny, creator & host, award-winning podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking
  • Simone Biles, most decorated gymnast of all time