2019 Speakers

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2019 speakers will be announced below as they’re confirmed. 

Proposal submission for 2019 is closed. If you’re interested in learning more about speaking, please see HERE.

 


Keynotes


James Clear

James Clear

JAMES CLEAR is a personal development keynote speaker and New York Times best-selling author of Atomic Habits. His enter... Read Full Bio
Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert

ELIZABETH GILBERT is the author of Eat Pray Love. Exploding onto the scene in 2006, the best-seller famously chronicled the year Gilbe... Read Full Bio
Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward

JESMYN WARD is a MacArthur Genius, and two-time National Book Award winner. She has been called “the new Toni Morrison” (American Bookselle... Read Full Bio
Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg

Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg

CARLY ZAKIN and DANIELLE WEISBERG are co-founders and co-CEOs of theSkimm, a membership company dedicated to helping female mi... Read Full Bio

Breakout Session Speakers


Marci Alboher

Marci Alboher

MARCI ALBOHER is a vice president at Encore.org. She is one of the nation’s leading authorities on career issues and workplace trends. A form... Read Full Bio
Tiffany Aliche

Tiffany Aliche

TIFFANY ALICHE, also known as “The Budgetnista,” is quickly becoming America’s favorite personal financial educator. The Budgetnista is t... Read Full Bio
Emilie Aries

Emilie Aries

EMILIE ARIES is a speaker, podcast host, author, and the founder and CEO of Bossed Up, an award-winning personal and professional development ... Read Full Bio
Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown

JENNIFER BROWN is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker and diversity and inclusion expert. She is the founder, president and CEO of ... Read Full Bio
Jean Chatzky

Jean Chatzky

JEAN CHATZKY launched HerMoney Media and HerMoney.com in 2018 to provide women with information about money they can a... Read Full Bio
Lida Citroën

Lida Citroën

LIDA CITROËN is an award-winning international reputation management and personal branding expert who designs and enhances the ... Read Full Bio
Stacey Delo

Stacey Delo

STACEY DELO is the ceo of Après with a passion for making work for women. She spent 8 years as a journalist with the Wall Street Journal Digit... Read Full Bio
Deborah Gilboa, MD

Deborah Gilboa, MD

DEBORAH GILBOA, MD is an internationally respected parenting and youth development expert. She is the founder of AskDoctorG.com. Popularly know... Read Full Bio
Anne Grady

Anne Grady

ANNE GRADY is not your typical motivational speaker. She is a best-selling author, two-time TEDx speaker, trainer, survivor, optimist, inspirer... Read Full Bio
Tiffany Jana

Tiffany Jana

TIFFANY JANA (They/Them/Their) is the founder of TMI Consulting Inc., a diversity and inclusion management consulting firm founded i... Read Full Bio
Reshema Kemps-Polanco

Reshema Kemps-Polanco

RESHEMA KEMPS-POLANCO currently serves as vice president, sales and marketing, solid tumors with Janssen Oncology at Johnson and Johnson. Prior to her cu... Read Full Bio
Nataly Kogan

Nataly Kogan

NATALY KOGAN is the creator of the Happier Method™ and an entrepreneur, speaker, and author. Her mission is to help millions of people improv... Read Full Bio
Kim Lear

Kim Lear

KIM LEAR is a writer and researcher focused on generational patterns and demographic shifts. As the founder and content director of Inlay Insi... Read Full Bio
Charmaine McClarie

Charmaine McClarie

CHARMAINE McCLARIE is a C-suite adviser, keynote speaker, executive coach, and executive presence authority who helps leaders have their b... Read Full Bio
Maxie McCoy

Maxie McCoy

MAXIE McCOY is a writer and speaker obsessed with giving women the tools they need to believe in themselves. Committed to the global rise of wo... Read Full Bio
Loraine Ballard Morrill

Loraine Ballard Morrill

LORAINE BALLARD MORRILL is news director and community affairs director for the six iHeartMedia radio stations in Philadelphia. On Breakthrough Radi... Read Full Bio
Romy Newman

Romy Newman

ROMY NEWMAN is on a mission to improve the workplace for women by creating greater transparency. She is the co-founder and president of Fairygo... Read Full Bio
Laura Okmin

Laura Okmin

LAURA OKMIN is the founder of GALVANIZE, an organization that conducts seminars around the country, teaching participants to build their own f... Read Full Bio
Mary Laura Philpott

Mary Laura Philpott

MARY LAURA PHILPOTT is the author of I Miss You When I Blink, a memoir in essays. Her writing appears in publications including The New York Ti... Read Full Bio
Lindsey Pollak

Lindsey Pollak

LINDSEY POLLAK is a New York Times best-selling author, keynote speaker, and one of the world’s leading experts on Millennials and t... Read Full Bio
Susan Davey Rietano

Susan Davey Rietano

SUSAN DAVEY RIETANO is co-founder and owner of Prepare to Launch, LLC, which provides guidance to women on their journeys back to work after op... Read Full Bio
Quinetta Roberson

Quinetta Roberson

QUINETTA ROBERSON, Ph.D. is the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership at the Villanova School of Business. Previously, she was... Read Full Bio
Veronica Rueckert

Veronica Rueckert

VERONICA RUECKERT is the author of Outspoken: Why women's voices get silenced and how to set them free, and a Peabody Award-winning communica... Read Full Bio
David G. Smith

David G. Smith

DAVID G. SMITH, PhD, is the coauthor of Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women and associate professor of sociology in the... Read Full Bio
Ashley Tyrner

Ashley Tyrner

ASHLEY TYRNER is the founder and CEO of Farmbox Direct. She went from receiving food stamps to CEO of a national brand that aims to eradic... Read Full Bio
Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg

Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg

CARLY ZAKIN and DANIELLE WEISBERG are co-founders and co-CEOs of theSkimm, a membership company dedicated to helping female mi... Read Full Bio

Small Business Roundtable


Dana Band

Dana Band

DANA BAND is CEO of the Dana Band Group, is a dynamic entrepreneur and leading expert on presentation skills. She’s trained thousands of cli... Read Full Bio
Ally Nathaniel

Ally Nathaniel

ALLY NATHANIEL is a number one best-selling author, speaker, and mentor. She sold over 40,000 copies of her first book and topped Amazon for s... Read Full Bio
Jennifer Lynn Robinson

Jennifer Lynn Robinson

JENNIFER LYNN ROBINSON, esq is the CEO of Purposeful Networking. Her services include consulting, keynotes and workshops for individuals, law... Read Full Bio
Marina Stamos

Marina Stamos

MARINA STAMOS is an Emmy-nominated former news-television producer who has put hundreds of people on television in front of millions. She is a... Read Full Bio

Tech Roundtables


Ashley Lauren Basla

Ashley Lauren Basla

ASHLEY LAUREN BASLA is the founder and editor-in-chief of Sugarpeel LLC, and the independent publication, Deliberately Considerate. Sugarpeel... Read Full Bio
LaKisha Greenwade

LaKisha Greenwade

LaKISHA GREENWADE (better known as coach L), is an international brand strategist, and wearable tech eco system founder. She promotes and dev... Read Full Bio
Danelsy Medrano

Danelsy Medrano

DANELSY MEDRANO has twelve years of experience in digital marketing, and serves as the director of marketing at Feldman Shepherd. Previously, ... Read Full Bio
Emily Morgan

Emily Morgan

EMILY MORGAN is an entrepreneur with an innate heart for supporting others.  Her mission is to help reshape the culture of the traditional wo... Read Full Bio
Kim-Thao Nguyen

Kim-Thao Nguyen

KIM-THAO NGUYEN has over a decade of experience creating digital products in the public, private, and health sectors. As the user experience d... Read Full Bio
Jenny L. Palandro

Jenny L. Palandro

JENNY L. PALANDRO is a writer, artist, designer, and founder of Hello Brio and Lettering League. She teaches business owners and aspiring desi... Read Full Bio
Alya Sherman

Alya Sherman

ALYA SHERMAN is an accomplished marketing professional with a proven track record of helping stimulate growth, achieve client goals, and increa... Read Full Bio