The Texas Conference For Women - 2016 Conference Center

Blog Post created by kmillspaugh on Nov 23, 2016


The Texas Conference for Women provides connection, motivation, networking, inspiration and skill building for thousands of Texas women each year. The 17th annual Texas Conference for Women was held November 15, 2016 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin.

The Conference offered incredible opportunities for business networking, professional development and personal growth.The non-profit, non-partisan event features inspirational keynote speakers, skill-building breakout sessions and ample opportunities to develop new relationships with other women. With sessions ranging from personal finance to health and wellness to career advancement, this unique event offers something for everyone.

Nina Tassler - Annie Clark - Abby Wambach - Linda Cliatt Wayman - Diane Von Furstenberg



Redefining Leadership: The Core Behaviors of Successful Leaders – with Angie Morgan, Bobbi Dangerfeld, Susan E. Docherty, Leigh Cliford Drake, Nina Tassler and Pam Jefords

Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One – with Jenny Blake and Doniel Kofel

The Art of Branding: Positioning Yourself for YOUR Future – with Ana Flores, Kemal Harris, Kristen Nolte, Shanteka Sigers, Marie Swisher and Rachel Woodson

The Culture of Tech: How Women Are Changing the Rules – with Emily Ramshaw, Tamara Fields, Gina Helfrich and Carla Piñeyro Sublett

Living with Intent: Your Guide for Moving From Action to Outcomewith Mallika Chopra and Colette Pierce Burnette

Retire with Enough Money: Strategies for Making Your Money Last – with Teresa Ghilarducci and Mercedes Garcia

How We Decide: Strategies to Improve Our Decision-Making Skills with Dr. Terese Huston, Anne Arvia, Trudy Bourgeois, Sonya Reed and Jane Gasdaska   

Think Differently: Feeling Confident About Taking the Lesser-Known Path – with Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, Andy Alford, Madhavi Bhasin, Retired Major General Mary Saunders and Kirsten Gappelberg

Unconscious Bias: Strategies for Bridging the Gap with Robin Hauser Reynolds, Maurie McInnis, Jay Newton-Small, China Widener and Tonya Long

The Confidence Divide: Closing the Gap to Achieve Career Success with Grace Killelea and Retired Major General Mary Saunders 

Innovative Women Pushing the Boundaries: Sharing Strategies for Risk-Taking and Success  with Nely Galán, Suzy Bátiz, Emily Núñez Cavness, Brandy Pham and Trisa Tompson

Career Transitions: Pivoting Into Career 2.0  – with Jody Greenstone Miller, Jenny Blake, Kim Davis, Amie and Jolie Sikes, and Chriselda Barrientes

Addicted to Busy: Managing Stress & Burnout – with Paula Davis-Laack and Erin Condren

Creating a Life Balance Groove – with Christine Carter and Heather White

Transform Your Norm … Success Lies Outside Your Comfort Zone – with Lisa Nichols and Michelle Hare

I AM THAT GIRL: Empowering Your Everyday Life  with Wendy Wecksell and Jillian Hamblin

Expert Exchange

ENCORE: How to Lead … When You’re Not in Charge – with Angie Morgan and Kim Read

ENCORE: Transform Your Norm … Success Lies Outside Your Comfort Zone – with Lisa Nichols and Michelle Hare

ENCORE: Living With Intent: Your Guide for Moving From Action to Outcome – with Mallika Chopra and Sabrina Brown

Expert Exchange | Are You Ready to be Self-Made? – with Nely Galán and Norine Yukon

Expert Exchange | Strategies to Stand Out, Step Up and Get Noticed in a Male-Dominated Environment – with Doreen Lorenzo, Mary Ellen Dugan and Yasmine Winkler

Expert Exchange | The Pie Life: How to Slice It to Find Life Balance – with Samantha Ettus and Carol McGarah

Expert Exchange | Diversity, Equity and Race: Broadening Perspectives in the Workplace with Maurie McInnis, Dr. Soncia Reagins-Lilly and Dr. Shetal Vohra-Gupta

Expert Exchange | Making the Tech Industry a Fit for YOUR Skillsetwith Kay Jones, April Downing, Kirya Frances and Courtney Skarda,

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