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2022 Pennsylvania Conference for Women

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The 19th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women was a two-day hybrid event held in-person AND on-line on October 6-7, 2022. Below is a recap.

Conference In-Person


Tabitha Brown
Jane Fonda
Arianna Huffington
Lily Tomlin
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Tamala Edwards
Alicia Vitarelli
Aminatou Sow
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  • Tabitha Brown, Actress, Vegan Foodie & #1 New York Times best-selling Author, Feeding the Soul
  • Jane Fonda, Academy Award-winning Actor, Author, Producer, Political Activist & Fitness Guru
  • Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO, Thrive 
  • Lily Tomlin, Award-Winning Actress, Comedian and Producer
  • Tamala Edwards, Co-Anchor of Action News Morning, 6abc WPVI-TV
  • Alicia Vitarelli, Co-Anchor, Action News, 6abc
  • Aminatou Sow, Cultural Commentator, Author & Former Co-Host, Call Your Girlfriend podcast

Conference Anywhere


Kizzmekia Corbett
Marlee Matlin
Malala Yousafzai
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Audie Cornish
Lisa Ling
Celeste Headlee
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  • Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD, Lead Scientist in COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Development, TIME Hero of the Year & Advocate for Diversity in STEM
  • D-Nice, Creator, Club Quarantine, Rapper, Producer & Photographer
  • Marlee Matlin, Award-winning Actress & Disability Rights Advocate
  • Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize-winner & Co-founder, Malala Fund
  • Audie Cornish, Anchor & Correspondent, CNN
  • Lisa Ling, Host & Executive Producer, CNN original series, This is Life with Lisa Ling
  • Celeste Headlee, Host, Women Amplified podcast, award-winning Journalist & Author, Speaking of Race

Leadership Breakout Speakers

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Frances Haugen
Ellen McGirt
Stacey Brown Philpott
Rachana Bhide
Deepa Purushothaman
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  • Frances Haugen, Facebook Whistleblower & Advocate for Accountability and Transparency in Social Media
  • Ellen McGirt, Founder, Sweet Equity Media, Fortune Editor, raceAhead & co-host, Fortune’s Leadership Next podcast
  • Stacey Brown Philpott, Former CEO, TaskRabbit
  • Ruchika Tulshyan, Founder, Candour; Author, Inclusion on Purpose & HBR article Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome
  • Deepa Purushothaman, Cofounder, nFormation & Author, The First, The Few, The Only

Career Advancement Breakout Speakers

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Linda Babcock
Amy Gallo
Amy Cuddy
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  • Linda Babcock, Author, The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead End Work
  • Amy Gallo, Workplace Expert, HBR Podcast Host & Author, Getting Along
  • Amy Cuddy, Social Psychologist, award-winning Harvard Lecturer & best-selling Author

Personal Development Breakout Speakers

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Arthur Brooks
Mónica Guzmán
Jay Newton-Small
Austin Channing Brown
Ruchika Tulshyan
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  • Arthur Brooks, Podcast Host, Columnist, Atlantic & Author, From Strength to Strength
  • Mónica Guzmán, Author, I Never Thought of It That Way
  • Jay Newton-Small, Journalist, Co-founder, Memory Well & Author, Broad Influence
  • Austin Channing Brown, NYT bestselling Author, I’m Still Here & Media Producer
  • Rachana Bhide,Leadership Psychologist, Broadcaster & Founder, The Corner of the Court Project

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