Upcoming events and opportunities for you. Check out news and events and a lot of great opportunities to network and further your career!

Weekend to Launch Live

September 22, Chicago IL
Weekend to Launch – LIVE is where women come together to conquer their goals, gain confidence, clarity, and community. You’ll leave with the courage, passion, and commitment to create a life and business by design. More information here.

2018 National Women’s Business Conference 

September 23-25, Spokane WA

As women entrepreneurs, our lives are a journey, never a destination. We run successful businesses and households, give back to our communities, advocate for causes we care most about and nurture other life passions. We are constantly focusing, refocusing, pushing, pausing, inventing, reinventing, stretching and balancing-and growing every step of the way along the many paths we take. Join your NAWBO community as we embrace this exciting journey together to “work well, live well”! More information here.

After Hours w/ Founder Collective & Compass

September 25, Boston MA
Fill your weekend with inspiration and intention. Come to brunchwork After Hours to connect with industry leaders and meet brilliant peers over a farm-to-table meal! On Tuesday, September 25, dine with Parul Singh, VC at Founder Collective, the seed stage firm that has investments in Buzzfeed, Cruise, Periscope, Pillpack, Embark and 200+ amazing startups. You’ll also meet Ryan Spillane, the Director of Strategic Growth at Compass, the real estate tech unicorn that’s hiring a lot. RSVP today & use code IWBOSTON for 20% off. 

AcceleratHER Career 3-part Workshop series

September 25 – November 15 2018, Cambridge MA
Three sessions curated to focus on YOUR career growth and journey.
While the workshops are designed as a series to build skills upon each other: discovering your career path, gaining confidence to express your needs and goals effectively, and lastly, negotiation strategies to implement your plan, attendees are also welcomed to attend the workshops they find most valuable. More information here.


New Rules Summit: Women, Leadership and a Playbook for Change

September 26-27, Brooklyn NY

This ambitious conference builds on a year of the Times’s Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting on gender and the workplace – and takes the discussion into the realm of real solutions. The goal is to identify new rules of leadership for a new era — and help leaders of all kinds of organizations create inclusive, equitable cultures that empower women to succeed. More information here.

Grace Hopper Celebration 

September 26-28, Houston TX
The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. It is produced by AnitaB.org and presented in partnership with ACM. More information here.

Female Founders in Tech Pitch at InsureTech Connect

October 1-3, Las Vegas NV
Quesnay’s Female Founders in InsurTech Competition is the first global competition for women-led startups in insurance. After a rigorous three-week evaluation process, five women-led startups have been selected to pitch at InsureTech Connect, the world’s premier insurtech conference, in Las Vegas on October 1st. Click here to save $200 off registration.

Amplify Women’s Pitch Competition

October 3, San Francisco CA
AMPLIFY Women’s Pitch Night Competition is coming to San Francisco! Come join 500+ serial entrepreneurs, engineers, VCs, Angels, journalists, high-tech execs, and startup enthusiasts for an exhilarating half-day of innovative startup pitches, harsh critiques, and cutting-edge keynotes representing the industry’s most talented technologists. Let loose after the nail-biting competition with some libations and appetizers celebrating the competition applicants, top 10 finalists, and winner! More information here.

2018 Wonder Women Tech National Conference

October 5-6, Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach CA
The signature Wonder Women Tech Conference is back in our Home Base at the Long Beach Convention Center and is bigger than ever! Come explore the intersection between tech, entertainment, the arts, and interactive technology, in addition to exploring innovation, D&I initiatives, career development, leadership and all things STEAM! The career fair will take place Saturday, October 6th right inside the conference! More information here.

Women of Color STEM Conference

October 5-7, Detroit MI

Since 1995, Women of Color magazine’s annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Conference has been the forum of choice for recognizing the significant contributions by women in STEM fields. The event attracts and leverages exceptional talent within the nation’s scientific and technical workforce. More information here.

Women In Tech Scotland

October 10, Glasgow Scotland
Join 400 tech leaders and professionals at Scotland’s vibrant centrepiece for women in tech – learn from the best speakers in the industry, enhance your entire skills portfolio and celebrate gender diversity in the world’s fastest growing industry. More information here.

Women’s Leadership Forum

October 11, New York NY
The Women’s Leadership Forum is AppNexus’ annual conference for current and aspiring leaders in the global digital community. Now in its fourth year, WLF18 will bring together over 25 world-class speakers and 250 senior leaders for a day of action-oriented talks, interactive sessions and networking, anchored around a singular purpose: to increase diversity in leadership. More information here.

She Leads 2018: The Second Chapter

October 12, New York NY

Attention Women Entrepreneurs who have chosen entrepreneurship as the Second Chapter in your career journey: Come on October 12, 2018 for an incredible and action-oriented day long conference that will inspire you and give you practical, actionable advice on how to grow and scale your business – giving you the success and freedom of time you’re seeking in this Second Chapter. More information here.

Women in Tech Summits:

New Orleans LA October 13
Raleigh-Durham NC November 15
The Women in Tech Summit inspires, educates and connects women in the technology industry. Come for a unique combination of deep-dive, hands-on tech workshops; information and discussions about careers in tech and how to pursue them; and connection and networking opportunities with other women in various aspects and careers in technology. Use discount code IW20 for 20% off registration. More information here.

Talk UX

October 18-19, Boston MA
Talk UX is an annual, international design and technology conference led by women. This event is hosted by Ladies That UX, a global non-profit organization that has created an international community of inspiring supportive women in tech. Talk UX is a platform to promote the contribution of women in UX. It celebrates the exciting and innovative work women are doing within the industry, while remaining informal, supportive and encouraging. More information here.

Story Behind Her Success Luncheon

October 19, Quincy MA
The Story Behind Her Success is a weekly podcast series hosted by award-winning radio legend Candy O’Terry creator of 16 Life Lessons. This unique and memorable luncheon will be a celebration of the lives of 5 exceptional Boston area women she has interviewed on the show. Their wisdom is reflected in 16 Life Lessons, an inspiring collection of mantras for women of all ages which will be displayed at each table. Don’t miss this opportunity to join Boston Women in Media & Entertainment as we shine a light on women doing great things with their lives. More information here.

Executive Women’s Forum

October 23-25, Scottsdale AZ
The Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) National Conference provides the most comprehensive and unbiased overview of the current industry landscape for executive women business decision-makers and practitioners. More information here.

Symposium on Securing the IoT

October 29-31, Boston MA
The Symposium on Securing The Internet of Things will feature keynote speakers from the leading industry companies who are solving the issues of IoT and secure connectivity. There will also be engaging round table debates with industry experts, colleagues and peers. ​Join other industry visionaries and meet in the Technology Capital of Boston in October 2018. Register here for a 30% discount on registration.

Tech Up for Women Conference

Nov. 15, 2018 New York NY
Tech Up for Women is a one-day event for the advancement of women in technology through education, resourcing and networking. The event will focus on new technological advances, cyber security and tech products. The purpose of the event is to take the fear factor out of technology and empower women to surf the technology wave. More information here.

Una Noche de Elegancia

November 18, San Francisco CA
Join Silicon Valley’s tech leaders and Girls in Tech for its third annual fundraising gala “Una Noche de Elegancia,” a Mexican themed celebratory evening spotlighting female innovators who are breaking barriers in the 21st Century! Featuring a 3-course Mexican fine dining experience, lively Mariachi band, Mexican Folkloric dance performers, open bar, dancing, photo booth, and a dynamic live auction. More information here.

European Women in Technology

November 28-29, Amsterdam Netherlands
Europe’s largest event for women in tech is returning to Amsterdam for two days of inspirational caree-changing insight. European Women in Technology enables the sector to connect, learn and act on gender diversity by sharing the experiences of industry leaders and developing women’s skills, both soft and technical. We open people’s minds to new ideas and push the boundaries. More information here.

Watermark Conference for Women

February 22 2019, San Jose CA
The mission of the Conference for Women is to promote, communicate and amplify the influence of women in the workplace and beyond. At the annual nonpartisan, nonprofit conferences, they bring together thousands of active professionals to connect, renew, and find inspiration in community. More information here.

Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2019

March 1-3 2019, Bangkok Thailand
Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2019 is a three-day program, which consists of three components: study session “women’s leadership and empowerment of disadvantaged groups”, presentations of submitted papers and open discussions. It is open to those interested in gaining leadership skills and new knowledge as well as those who want to share their own achievements. This highly exciting and challenging international Conference is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others. More information here.

Inspiring Women Leaders Conference

March 7-8 2019, Gainesville, FL
The second annual Inspiring Women Leaders Conference is designed to promote the success of professionals by building collaborative relationships and a community of leaders. There will be many opportunities during the conference to exchange ideas and learn from the knowledge, and expertise of the highly talented speakers and presenters. More information here.

Soul Success Summit

March 30-31, 2019 Santa Barbara CA
Soul Success Summit is a two-day retreat for ambitious, empowered women, taking place steps from the beach in sunny Santa Barbara, CA, and hosted by Alisa Wilcox and Megan McCann. Focused on bringing you a relaxing and productive weekend, this Summit welcomes you to take care of your body and your business. The schedule is designed complete with Yoga, Business Building Tools, Mindset Support, Powerful Connections and a community to serve you well after the Summit ends. More information here.

California Women Lead 2019 Women’s Conference

April 22-24 2019, Anaheim CA
California Women Lead’s goal is to empower women to seek their full leadership potential through education, training and network development. More information here.

Women’s Leadership Conference

April 26 2019, Minneapolis MN
Since 2005, the Women’s Leadership Conference has inspired women to develop as leaders—as individuals, professionals, and community members. Attendees build connections and select from an array of sessions that suit their personal and professional interests. The conference also features prominent thought leaders as keynote speakers, as well as presenters from across the vibrant Twin Cities business community. More information here.

Women In Travel Summit

May 3-5 2019, Portland ME
The Women in Travel Summit is the premier event for women travel influencers and industry members, organized by Wanderful. The summit will provide attendees with the tools, connections, and resources they need to become better travel bloggers and influencers and to equip great brands with partnerships that can help them enhance their digital presence and meet their business goals, all while growing our global sisterhood of dedicated women who travel. By creating an empowering, encouraging, and supportive environment for women to learn new skills and grow professional relationships, they hope to help more women find their voice in the online travel world. More information here.


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