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“It’s not just about all the women that empowered me to be my best self… Even though this is a women’s conference, the men out there need to be acknowledged.”—Soccer’s goal-scoring legend Abby Wambach addressed 9,000 attendees on October 6, 2016 at the annual PA Conference for Women in Philadelphia
“When I started working at The Office, there were almost no shows on TV with female leads. And since then, in 10 years, there’s Veep, there’s Broad City, there’s Parks & Recreation, there’s 30 Rock. All my favorite shows have female leads.”—Actor, director, producer and author Mindy Kaling in conversation with Lesley Jane Seymour, former editor of MORE and creator of Kindred.community, in front of 9,000 attendees on October 6, 2016 … [ more ]
“There are direct business costs associated with harassment…Ending harassment is everybody’s business.”—Civil rights champion, author and Brandeis University professor Anita Hill, speaking at the opening keynote session of the 2016 PA Conference for Women
“It’s really thanks to you that I even have the vocabulary to have this conversation.”—Annie Clark, co-founder and executive director of the national non-profit End Rape On Campus (EROC) and inspiration for documentary The Hunting Ground, speaking at the opening keynote session of the 2016 PA Conference for Women
“As I started studying peoples’ success in the workplace, there were three things that really mattered: hard work, talent, luck. But then there was a fourth factor that most of us overlooked, which was the way we interact with other people.” —Adam Grant, best-selling author, business management thought leader and the Wharton School’s top-rated professor, speaking at the opening keynote session of the 2016 PA Conference for Women
”I never would have thought that so much taken away from me would make me that much stronger.” —Robin Roberts discusses surviving cancer with Tory Johnson (and much more) in front of a sold-out crowd at the 2014 Pennsylvania Conference for Women
“You are the game changers…Because you exist in this world, anything is possible for a child.” Linda Cliatte-Wayman, principal of Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion High School, addresses the sold-out crowd of 8,000 at the 2014 Pennsylvania Conference for Women in Philadelphia. Cliatt-Wayman, a favorite keynote speaker at the 2013 conference, returned to give an update and challenge the attendees to make a difference in education and the lives of children.
“Women are damn resilient, and we owe teaching the powers of resilience to women younger than us.” Jill Abramson, the first woman to serve as executive editor of the New York Times, spoke to a sold-out crowd of 8,000 attendees at the 2014 Pennsylvania Conference for Women.
“No one said you can’t go outside the lines.” —Candy Chang, creator of the “Before I Die” project, addresses a sold-out crowd at the 2014 Pennsylvania Conference for Women.
If you haven’t taken ten minutes to watch Emma Watson deliver her speech to the U.N. on men’s role in gender equity, here’s a great opportunity.
“After ten fails, you get to a win.” That’s Fear.less magazine founder Ishita Gupta’s take on how women become leaders. (Spoiler: it’s not easy, but if it were, everyone would be a leader.) https://www.youtube.com/JoKhqxPyJMg
Still don’t have your ticket to this year’s Pennsylvania Conference for Women? Listen to Tory for sixty-five seconds and just try to resist! https://www.youtube.com/u8LRtsHRy-o
2013 Conference speaker Halsey Schroeder is the founder and CEO of fashion retailer Halsbrook.com. Here she explains how surrounding herself with a network of successful women has helped her business thrive: https://www.youtube.com/pf4bjBaZiNs
In this impassioned keynote speech, Judge Glenda Hatchett describes a time when she came close to sabotaging her life and her dreams. Her true path to success began with a single piece of fierce and loving advice from her aunt. https://www.youtube.com/KB5LiWkErzU KEYNOTE EXCERPT: “When I began law school I thought I had it all together. But I also, like a crazy woman, was working full time as an … [ more ]
“Because you exist in this world, anything is possible for a child. So please take your role seriously.” Linda Cliatt-Wayman, the principal of Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, addresses a sold-out crowd of 7,000 in her keynote speech at the Nov. 1 Pennsylvania Conference for Women. https://www.youtube.com/_4FWiK-iiqQ In 2013, Wayman left her job as assistant superintendent for all 52 high schools in Philadelphia to return to the neighborhood … [ more ]