Viola Davis Shares the Opportunity She Sees for Women in This Moment

“We have woken up to a world where it is almost a beautiful, blank canvas,” Viola Davis said during the 2020 Pennsylvania Conference for Women. Its a world, she said. where we can write our own story and create a world that our daughters and nieces can thrive in and where we can be better than before. It is an opportunity, she said, to remember your younger self before you … [ more ]

Tara Westover on How We Lead the Way Forward

Tara Westover, the best-selling author of Educated, reflected on how women lead the way forward—the theme of the 2020 Pennsylvania Conference for Women—and suggested it may begin with recognizing what we don’t know so we are able to restore meaningful dialogue in these highly polarized times. “As the author of a book called Educated, I am supposed to know what it is like to know things, to be certain about … [ more ]

Iyanla Vanzant Says Women Were Born “for Such a Time as This”

“If you are a woman, you were born for such a time as this,” Iyanla Vanzant said at the 2020 Pennsylvania Conference for Women. “Things are changing, we know that. Things are changing fast. Some of us don’t understand this is simply time for a reset; and in order to be in alignment with what is unfolding, we as women must embrace a spirit of becoming. So many of us … [ more ]

Keynote Access and Breakout Session 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 … [ more ]

2020 Conference Playlist

Need a boost? Tune in to the sounds of the 2020 Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women!

Attendees: Find Your Dream Job at the Conference

The Career Pavilion Sponsored by The Pennsylvania Conference for Women is thrilled to join forces with the Villanova School of Business to bring you this year’s Virtual Career Pavilion! Stop by to take advantage of multiple unique opportunities to enhance your career skills and position yourself for that job:

Attendees: How to Log in & Navigate the Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women

It’s getting close! In order to maximize your time enjoying the Conference next Wednesday, we’ve put together some handy information for you to begin digesting now.

Attendees: What to Expect from the Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women

We’re two weeks out from the first-ever Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women on November 11th, and we’re busy putting finishing touches on a program that will help you feel inspired, empowered, and connected! Keep an eye out for our emails over the next two weeks—they’ll contain important information about how to participate in this year’s conference, including your unique login. For now, here is an overview of what’s in store … [ more ]

Pennsylvania Conference for Women Donates $175,000 to Women-Owned Restaurants

To help women impacted by the pandemic’s economic fallout, the Pennsylvania Conference for Women has donated $175,000 to women-owned restaurants across the state in an initiative with the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association. Here’s what some of the grantees did with the money: El Merkury: “We used [the grant] to cover a percentage of our rent” Hip City Veg: We used the grant to retain members of our team during … [ more ]

Make Conference Day Lunch with YouTube Star & Chef Dzung Lewis

Growing up in the Bay Area, the valleys of Napa and Sonoma were just a quick weekend getaway for Dzung Lewis and her family. Her parents loved exploring the picturesque countryside. Hence, she has celebrated many special occasions in the area—including birthdays, engagement parties, and even her “mini-moon!” And when the leaves turn color, the shadows get longer, and the nights become crisper, there’s nothing quite as magical as wine … [ more ]