5 Women’s Career Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss This Year

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5 Women’s Career Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss This Year

The market is suddenly bursting with women’s events, so we thought we’d distill the noise and narrow it down to our Top 5 Women’s Career Conferences in the upcoming year. These conferences offer women a variety of means for career advice, networking, mentorship and education. Here is our list of the top 5 we would attend this year. For a larger list of career related conferences visit The Muse.


Mobilizing the Power of Women, a Summit by Ellevate Network: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The full day conference will feature some of the brightest minds in business and in diversity and inclusion for inspirational discussions that will lead to clear take-aways about what you, as an individual, can do today in your career, your company and your life to create change. The inaugural event features some stellar speakers including Ellevate Network and Ellevest founder, Sallie Krawcheck. Can’t attend? Join them online. Or follow them in social media at #MobilizeWomen.  Get more details online.


Mom 2.0 Summit: May 2-4, 2018

If you are a blogger or influencer there is no better place to be than the annual Mom 2.0 Summit. This two day event is packed with advice on blogging for creative expression, skills development and as a business. The founders, Laura Mayes and Carrie Pacini have built one of the most influential, informative, exciting and brand filled events in the country.

Mom 2.0 is the premier professional conference and gathering of influencers who create content online and on air in parenting, entertainment, food, politics, business, marketing, technology, social change, travel and design. Every year, women leaders in media and business converge at the Summit to compare notes, discuss ideas, and forecast what’s next for women online and in the marketplace. At both the Summit leaders’ conference and throughout the year, Mom 2.0 features educational programs, social gatherings, inspiration and communications, through events, video, newsletters, blogs and a variety of social media. Follow them in social media at  #Mom2Summit. Get more details online. If you want to attend- get your tickets now because they sell out fast.


Create + Cultivate (No Dates Announced Currently)

Create + Cultivate is a movement for women looking to create & cultivate the career of their dreams. These hip, young innovate and fun events gather the next generation of curious creatives, entrepreneurs and bosses to spark conversation around the topics they are passionate about from influencer marketing and brand building to raising money.  Create + Cultivate has taken place in Brooklyn, Montauk, Los Angeles, Palm Springs and Portland, and continues three times a year, nationwide.

Past speakers include: Chelsea Handler, Jessica Alba, Rachel Zoe, Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power of Who What Wear, Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler of SoulCycle, Emily SchumanGarance Doré, Hannah Bronfman, Rachel Parcell, Emily Weiss, Aimee Song, Chriselle Lim, Jen Gotch,  Geri Hirsch, Peter Rojas, Amanda de Cadenet, Julianne Hough, Whitney Port, Nicole Richie, Sarah Michelle Gellar and many more. Follow them at #CreateCultivate.


Inc. Women’s Summit (No Dates Currently Announced)

Join some of the world’s most influential entrepreneurs at the Inc. Women’s Summit, where you’ll connect with other business owners, hear inspirational stories, and learn valuable tactics you can use in your own company. You don’t want to miss out on this transformative, one-day event.  Past speakers include Barbara Corcoran, Alli Webb, Rebecca Minkoff and Jessica Herrin. Follow them in social media at @IncLiveEvents.


Forbes Women’s Summit: June 12-14, 2017

Forbes Women’s Summit celebrates the doers and the doing; a source of inspiration and support that connects and empowers women around the world, helping them to realize their potential and reach new heights. Featuring keynote conversations, panel discussions, one-on-one interviews and interstitial spotlights, the 2017 Forbes Women’s Summit will bring together the voices and insights of a diverse range of female luminaries from the worlds of business, entertainment and politics. Wide-ranging programming designed to inspire action and fuel creative fires will span five core pillars: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Health, Education and Philanthropy. Follow them in social media #RedefinePower.


About Post Author

Laura Gerson

Laura Nix Gerson is the co-founder of Hello Métier. She is a digital content producer and marketer, specializing in lead generation and audience development. She has directed marketing and business development strategy in both corporate and agency environments. Over the course of her career she has been at the table with industry leaders and heads of corporations and consulted with numerous tech start-ups, small business owners and non-profits. An entrepreneur herself, Laura understands what it takes to launch and grow a business. She has held significant management positions in both corporate and start-up environments, where recruitment and retention of employees has always been a key component of her work. She blogs at MomAngeles and is a contributing writer for Babble and ModernMom. Follow her on twitter @lauranixgerson or on LinkedIn.