Thursday, May 7, 2020
7:15 am – 4:30 pm
DCU Center Arena and Convention Center
The Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference
This conference is an opportunity for women to build their careers and share their experiences with other women.
2019 Keynote Speakers
2020 Speakers TBA
MORNING SPEAKER: How do you get to be named Classical Music’s “No.1 Maverick”? By repeatedly defying expectations, delivering riveting performances and combining passion and innovation at every turn. She delivers stunning MainStage keynote presentations that potently combine music, virtuoso performance and riveting storytelling to speak into the hearts, minds and goals of a company’s most valuable resource…their people. A born-storyteller, Jade powerfully and humorously relates these creative twists and turns that have made her a standout in her industry to audiences looking to do things differently in their own right in order to see greater impact in life and business.
Janet Marie Smith
LUNCHEON: Janet Marie Smith has worked in baseball for almost 30 years on projects including Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Turner Field in Atlanta, Fenway Park in Boston, Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. She has served as the Dodgers’ senior vice president of planning and development since 2012 and has been working with the Pawtucket Red Sox since 2017 on the planning for their new ballpark, newly announced to be in Worcester, MA as of 2021.
AFTERNOON: Mel Robbins is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, internationally recognized social media influencer, and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the world. Her digital platform inspires more than 20 million people a month with transformative videos, articles, positive psychology research, and inspiring content. Mel’s latest book, The 5 Second Rule was last year’s #1 audiobook in the world, and is one of the top five most read books on Amazon. Her TEDx talk about change has more than 14 million views. She’s the host of an original, new advice show on Audible, Kick Ass with Mel Robbins. View her promotional video by clicking here.
2020 Conference Schedule
7 :30 am Doors open
7:45 am Registration, Coffee, Networking, Vendor Marketplace
8:10 am Welcome
8:10 am Morning Keynote Speaker
10 am Break, Coffee, Networking, Vendor Marketplace, Book Signing by Speaker
10:20 am Four Workshops I (A/B, C/D, E, Jr Ballroom) & Vendor MarketplaceAttendees will have a choice of workshops located in rooms A-ESponsorship opportunities still available.
11:35 am Break, Coffee, Networking, Vendor MarketplaceAttendees will have a chance to network and shop for services, products, and volunteer opportunities at the marketplace.
12 pm Lunch, Afternoon Keynote
1:30 pm Break, Refreshments, Networking, Vendor Marketplace, Book Signing by Keynote
2 pm 4 Workshops (A/B, C/D, E, Jr Ballroom) & Vendor MarketplaceSponsorships still available.
2:30 pm Break, Refreshments, Networking, Vendor MarketplaceSponsorships still available.
3:15 pm Reception and Scholarship Awards
4:15 pm Adjourn
Morning & Afternoon Workshops for 2019
2020 workshops are being designed.
PLEASE NOTE | Workshops have a maximum seating capacity. Please arrive in a timely fashion to ensure your seat. If the room is full, please attend a different session or visit our marketplace. Thank you.
Designs by Sandra
Morning Speaker Sponsor
Luncheon Speaker Sponsor
Afternoon Speaker Sponsor
Digital Sign Sponsor