“Really diverse panels and professionals who were able to share information in an accessible manner.”
“I found so much inspiration from the conference!”
“These were relevant topics and most exemplified the mission behind the conference.”
“High quality experience! I was really impressed with the caliber of mentors and attendees.”
“Simply amazing to be surrounded by so many incredible women from all walks of life.”
“It provided such clarity on the issued that often are confusing and diverse perspective on how to solve them.”
“I really enjoyed my time at The BE Conference. It was full of inspiring women and stories!”
2018 Speakers and Mentors
Public Advocate Letitia James is a tireless champion for working families and the most vulnerable New Yorkers. In 2013, she made history as the first…Read More
The New York Times called her pharmaceutical product the drug of a generation and Fortune called her a tireless force of nature. Associates of hers…Read More
A talented and versatile actress in both film and television, a director and producer, Sasha Alexander is known for playing Dr. Maura Isles on TNT’s…Read More
CEO, The Female Quotient and Founder, The Girls’ Lounge Shelley has gone against the grain most of her career, starting in 2000 when she left…Read More
Claudia Carasso is a communications management consultant, creative director, and marketing leader with more than 20 years’ experience in developing major global brand platforms, growing…Read More
Sarah Ann Masse
Actor, Writer, Producer, Comedian, Singer, Activist. Sarah Ann Masse is a hilarious woman on a mission; not only is she continuing the trend of breaking…Read More
Karen Walrond is an author, speaker & photographer. Her bestselling book, The Beauty of Different, is a chronicle of imagery & essays on the concept…Read More
Lisen Stromberg is an author, culture innovation consultant, and widely regarded speaker who empowers people and companies to reimagine the future of work through work/life…Read More
Kendra Bracken Ferguson
For almost two decades, Kendra has helped to define and navigate the digital space as a creative force for brands and influencers, becoming a recognized…Read More
Along with being an award-winning event producer, Emi devotes much of her time to advocacy programs for women’s rights, Latino education, and gender equality. In…Read More
As deputy director of Astrophysics at NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, Andrea oversees the Agency’s research programs and missions necessary to discover how the Universe works…Read More
A community of game changers and changemakers
BE Conference starts and ends with networking opportunities and even includes several structured mentorship sessions, media opportunities and networking breaks throughout the day.
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Monday, March 12, 2018
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WHAT IS BE?
The BE Conference is a premier conference for emerging professionals, bringing together women who are at the top of their fields in media, entertainment, entrepreneurship and technology with young female influencers, along with corporate leaders who want to connect with them.
“BE” is about being the best possible version of yourself.
BE Conference is focused on connections, experience and mentorship, where industry leaders connect with young female professionals to grow and succeed in their professional lives.
A gathering of leaders. Focused on what’s next.
Join us in Austin as we meet, connect and learn.