Keynote Access Extended Through Friday, Nov. 20

Breakout Session Access Extended Through Friday, Nov. 27

Access Extended!This week and next, we invite you to watch every single 2020 breakout session in the Virtual Conference environment—through Friday, November 27th.Keynote speeches, normally only available on Conference Day, will remain available to you through this Friday, November 20th.Don't miss Viola Davis, Tara Westover, Iyanla Vanzant, or any of our brilliant breakout session speakers!Watch Now


More to Explore this Week:

  • Read our message to attendees about last week's technical difficulties & choose your donation or bookstore voucher. Vouchers delivered via email 11/23.
  • The Exhibit Hall remains open 24/7 and features activities, contests, discounts, and more. Some offerings you might want to check out:
    • Education & Innovation Pavilion: Enter to win a free ticket to the Dec. 10 Massachusetts Conference for Women at the Hyundai booth; and enter to win a free home energy assessment at the PECO booth!
    • Women-Owned Business Marketplace: Just in time for the holidays, find unique gifts for friends and family or something special for yourself—all while supporting local women-owned businesses!
    • Community Connection Pavilion sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal: Visit the WSFS booth to post your message of inspiration!
    • Career Pavilion sponsored by Villanova School of Business: Consider a career with one of these companies showing their committment to women's success:
      • Upload your resume at the Bristol Myers Squibb booth
      • Access the GSK job finder and swipe your badge for more info
      • Swipe your badge if you're interested in working at Cisco
      • Learn more about careers at State Street—and their commitment to diversity and inclusion.
    • Health & Wellness Pavilion sponsored by Independence Blue Cross: Visit Target's booth to learn more about their Good & Gather brand and explore career opportunities
  • While you're exploring the Exhibit Hall, take in some Learning Bursts within the Career, Community Connection, and Health & Wellness Stages.
  • Chat with fellow attendees in the Cisco Networking Lounge.
  • Get an instant mood boost from our 2020 Conference playlist!
  • Learn how to make a tasty fall salad with The Honeysuckle Cookbook author Dzung Lewis.

Do Women Really Need More Tough Love?

by Victoria Pynchon

There’s a lot of good advice over at Women 2.0′s Stop Sabotaging Your Own Success – a Manifesto.

So why does this preface to the Manifesto irritate me?

Friends, and strangers reading this, listen to me:

Stop being your own worst enemy.

Stop being the force that keeps you immobile.

Stop being the cause of failure before you start trying. Read More

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What Are We Waiting For?

LuAnn-Cahn-thumb-300x300by LuAnn Cahn

Today, after 25 years of living in Philadelphia and saying I want to visit Gettysburg, I’m finally going. Strangely, the historic battlefield has become the destination trip to mark my 30th wedding anniversary.  (Hopefully, this is not symbolic of any historic battles with my husband; only of our shared interest in the civil war.) Read More

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Me Time: A Necessity in Mommying

by Julie Meyers Pron

Ever feel like “mom” should be spelled “momm” so it becomes a four-letter word? Whether you’re a stay-at-home-mom, a work-at-home-mom or a work-in-the-office-mom, moms usually fall last on priority. It comes with the mom-job. Traditionally, we’re responsible for the everything at home. (I’m not saying dads aren’t responsible, but when’s the last time you heard a 10-year-old yell out “Daaaaad? I need my red baseball shirt! Where’s my red baseball shirt?!”) Read More

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Calling All Dreamers

by Katie Mahon

May is a month when the natural world around us has completed its annual metamorphosis from the dead of winter to the rebirth of spring. Yet, in our high-tech, post modern lives, we can ignore what historically was a strong pull to this annual rejuvenation that nature bestows upon us. The sameness of our days gives way to the sameness in our lives and the rebirth taking place outside our window, while beautiful when we stop and notice, becomes beside the point in our busy schedules. It needn’t be. Bringing the exhilaration of a flowering spring garden into your life, in the spot where just a short time ago there was the dormancy of frozen soil, is as simple as planting the seeds. Read More

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Four Easy Steps to Get Out of Social Media Overwhelm

by Lena West

I wanted to take this time to answer a question I received from someone who would like to remain anonymous, but I think we can all identify with her, yes? 🙂 Read More

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