2021 Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women

"Stronger. Wiser. Braver"

Inspiration, Motivation, and Connection—Wherever You Are.

A Day to Focus on You

  • Inspiration from leaders who share their stories of professional and personal development to empower you as you craft your own
  • Motivation and expertise from CEOs, founders, authors, and other thought leaders offering perspectives and actionable ideas to help you get unstuck and keep you moving forward
  • Connection with an active community of more than 10,000 women helping women – on Conference day and beyond

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
  • More amazing speakers to be announced!


Your ticket includes:

  • Access to two keynote sessions featuring multiple speakers on Conference Day
  • Three breakout session time periods on Conference day, with nine different sessions to choose from, including LIVE speaker Q&A.
  • On-demand playback of ALL breakout sessions and additional programming in the Exhibit Hall
  • LIVE one-on-one Resume Review, and Career Coaching sessions with local experts
  • A completely re-imagined virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Multiple opportunities to network with fellow attendees and leaders from the CFW community

“I felt inspired and invigorated by the conference, as I always do. I was surprised how connected I felt, as I didn’t expect that to translate so well via the virtual experience.”—2020 Virtual Attendee


Breakout Session Topics

Leadership

  • Agile Leadership: Adapting to A New Workplace
  • Speaking Up with Confidence to Advance Equity
  • How to Inspire Your Team

Career Advancement

  • How to Harness the Strengths of Introverts to Change How We Work, Lead, and Innovate
  • Being The First: How to Lay the Groundwork for Equality
  • Career Durability: How to Stay Marketable

Personal Development

  • Training Your Brain: Prioritizing and Optimizing for Your Mental Health
  • Getting Back Up Again When Everything Has Changed
  • Success on Your Terms: A Conversation with Simone Biles

Breakout Speakers

  • Simone Biles, most decorated gymnast of all time
  • Susan Cain, author, Quiet
  • Dolly Chugh, author, The Person You Mean to Be
  • Michelle Gielan, renowned resilience psychologist & author, Broadcasting Happiness
  • Linda Hill, professor, Harvard Business School & author, Collective Genius
  • Alexandra Levit, former nationally syndicated Wall Street Journal columnist & best-selling author
  • Nora McInerny, creator & host, award-winning podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking
  • Cecilia Muñoz, VP, New America, & author, More Than Ready: Lessons from Women of Color on the Rise
  • Simon Sinek, optimist and best-selling author, Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last and The Infinite Game
  • Jessamyn Stanley, body liberation advocate and author, Every Body Yoga and Yoke: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance
  • More amazing speakers to be announced!

Breakout Session Bonuses

  • Submit your questions during breakout sessions, and they may be answered live by the speaker.
  • On-Demand Playback—Attendees will also have the opportunity to watch ALL of the breakout sessions ON-DEMAND through November 25, 2021.

Organized Networking Opportunities

  • Facilitated Networking Discussions—An opportunity for attendees to join live, small-group discussions with top executives to power their personal and professional growth.
  • Peer Networking Chat Groups—A platform to connect with other attendees with similar interests and challenges.
  • Public Breakout Session Chats—A way for attendees to share comments and questions during breakout sessions.
  • Private 1:1 & Group Messaging—A place for attendees to “meet up” with other attendees throughout the conference.

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

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