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

  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm Early Check In and Networking Cocktails
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Sharon Waxman, Founder & Editor in Chief, Conversations with TBA
  • 8:00pm - 9:30pm Networking Event & Nightcap

Monday, March 12, 2018

  • 7:00am - 8:00am Mentor Walk/Hike
  • 8:00am - 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am - 10:45am Welcome & Opening Keynotes

    KickOff Conversation:  TBA

    Women In The Spotlight: The New Roles for Women in Politics – Letitia James, Public Advocate, City of New York

  • 10:45am - 11:15am Networking Break

    In the Networking Nook
    Entrepreneurship: Meet the founders

  • 11:15am - 12:30pm Mentorship Sessions

    Meet with mentors to converse and connect on finding a career path, personal finances, work/life balance, entrepreneurship, business ideas, raising capital, running a business, hiring and firing or other workplace issues.

  • 12:45pm - 1:45pm Networking Lunch

    Lunch with like minded young women. Dine and participate in a fun activity to expand your network.


  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm Mastermind Breakout Sessions

    Woman’s Search for Meaning: Finding joy, meaning, and passion as a leader and manager

    Build Up Your F**k Off Fund: Give yourself power and financial freedom

    Social Media and Its Impact:  What’s the cost and gains of being the always on community?

    The Confidence Gap: How does the confidence gap impact all aspects of women’s lives?

    Scale Your Business:  Setting proper goals is necessary for anyone who’s serious about scaling their business. Setting smart goals and understanding exactly why you’ve set them is the key.

    It’s My Body – Owning Your Space: When it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace, do you know your rights? Do you know hot to spot it? And what to do next?

  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm Networking Break

    In the Networking Nook

    Finding Money to Start Your Business: There are many places to go to find start up funding for your business. What are your options and which one is right for you?

  • 3:45pm - 5:45pm Afternoon Panel Sessions

    Building Each Other Up: The Power of Giving – Introduce the partners of the WrapWomen Foundation, feature women philanthropists and their approach to giving

    Make It Happen : How do you birth your idea into the world?

    The New Paradigm of Love & Relationships: How are women redefining marriage, commitment and connection

    Women on the Rise: Learn the secrets of how trailblazing women have integrated their personal and professional goals. Lisen Stromberg, Partner+COO of the 3% Movement and author of “Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career,” will share insights from her cutting-edge research of 1,500 high achieving women and will provide you with insights on how you, too, can integrate your work+life.

  • 6:00pm Closing Cocktails