Background Image

Sign Up for A VIP Discount Voucher Today (w/ Only Your Email) and Get $100 Off Your VIP Ticket

Plus Access to the invite-only Power Women’s Breakfast March 11th!

You’ll also receive a ton of other amazing extras for FREE like: Access to the VIP Lounge, Premium Gift Bag (trust us, you want this!), Closing Happy Hour with cocktails and wine, beGlammed Deluxe Makeover and Portrait Photo Package, and much more.


Get behind the red rope, mingle with the most powerful women at SXSW from around the country. Chat with women who have been there and done that, connect and enjoy the amazing speakers and panels assembled for the best of the best. You only receive access with a VIP ticket or an exclusive invite!

  • “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!”

Background Image


Sunday, March 11 @ SXSW


2018 Speakers and Mentors

Frankie Shaw

Actress & Showrunner

Frankie Shaw is an American actress, writer, director and producer. She is known for playing Mary Jo Cacciatore on the…

Read More

Sydney Park

Actress, 'Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists'

A natural and versatile actress, Sydney Park is quickly establishing herself as one of Hollywood’s most sought after young talents….

Read More

Danielle Macdonald

Actress, "Dumplin'"

Danielle Macdonald stars as the title character opposite Jennifer Aniston in “Dumplin,’” currently streaming on Netflix. She can also be…

Read More

Melanie Liburd

Actress, 'This Is Us'

Actress Melanie Liburd currently stars as ‘Zoe’ on the critically acclaimed NBC drama series, THIS IS US. The year is…

Read More

Whitney Davis

Former Director of Diversity and Inclusion, CBS

Whitney Davis began her career at CBS over 13 years ago as a Page and worked her way up from…

Read More

Jessica Marie Garcia

Actress, 'On My Block'

Cuban-American actress, writer and all-around funny girl Jessica Marie Garcia currently stars on the NETFLIX 2018 Teen Choice Award-winning hit…

Read More

Jessica Parker Kennedy

Actress, 'The Flash'

Jessica Parker Kennedy stars on the hit CW series, THE FLASH. Jessica also starred in the feature film GEMINI opposite Zoey Kravitz, as well as…

Read More

Gabi Fresh

Social Influencer

Gabi Gregg’s mission is to not just encourage women of all sizes and cultures to feel beautiful, but to create…

Read More

Amanda de Cadenet

Girlgaze Founder, Author and Activist

Amanda de Cadenet is an entrepreneur, journalist, an author, a photographer and an activist, who advocates for equal rights by…

Read More

Jesse Draper

Founding Partner, Halogen Ventures

Jesse Draper is a mother of two boys, founding partner of Halogen Ventures as well as creator and host of…

Read More

Courtney Thomasma

BBC America Executive Director

Courtney Thomasma is the Executive Director of BBC AMERICA, a hub of innovative, culturally contagious programming including the critically acclaimed…

Read More

Rain Valdez

Actress and Filmmaker

Rain Valdez is an out and proud transgender actress and award-winning filmmaker. She played Coco in Season 2 of TV…

Read More

Lauren Schulte

Founder and CEO, The Flex Company

Lauren Schulte is the founder & CEO of The Flex Company. Lauren has spent over a decade building leading consumer…

Read More

Adhrucia Apana

Managing Director, Creative Wealth Media (CWM)

Adhrucia Apana is Managing Director of Creative Wealth Media (CWM), a prolific film and television financing company that has executive…

Read More

Maile Pacheco

beGlammed CEO & Founder

Beauty and fashion industry veteran, Maile Pacheco, is beGlammed’s Founder and CEO. An expert makeup artist by trade, Pacheco’s proclivity for…

Read More

Stephanie Piza

Co-Founder, UNCMMN

Stephanie Piza is the co-founder of UNCMMN, a talent management and entertainment partnerships firm that amplifies the voices of diverse…

Read More

Chelsea Radler

Agent, WME

Chelsea Radler is an agent at WME in the agency’s scripted television department, representing writers and directors including Scott Derrickson, Rodrigo…

Read More

Adelle Archer

Co-Founder, Eterneva

Adelle co-founded Eterneva, an innovative company that honors the lives of remarkable people and pets by turning their cremated ashes…

Read More

Chandler Taslitz


Chandler is a comedian, writer, and content creator. She grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago, and moved to…

Read More

Tami Holzman

Investor, Advisor, Keynote Speaker & Best Selling Author

Tami loves to make people happy – whether that means giving a confidence boost, an introduction to that person they…

Read More

Carla Vionette Santiago

Co-Founder, UNCMMN

Carla Vionette Santiago is the co-founder of UNCMMN, a talent management and entertainment partnerships firm set to amplify diverse stories…

Read More

Stephanie Allain

Founder, Homegrown Pictures

An accomplished film producer and former studio executive, Ms. Allain has been an advocate for visionary filmmakers for more than…

Read More

Jennifer Levine

Partner, Untitled Entertainment

Jennifer Levine, Partner at Untitled Entertainment (a top Hollywood entertainment management and production company with offices in Los Angeles, New…

Read More

Christine Wang

Managing Director, Private Banking, First Republic Bank

Christine focuses on helping people manage their finances for success. She has extensive experience in both personal and business finance. To…

Read More

Shabnam Mogharabi

General Manager, SoulPancake

Shabnam Mogharabi has nearly 20 years of experience in media building startups and organizations with an emphasis on entertainment, news…

Read More

Valarie Phillips

Agent, Paradigm Talent Agency

Valarie Phillips started her career as an assistant at Paradigm and continued on to become an agent in the MP…

Read More

Yasmine Campbell

Writer and Founder of Inner Voices

Yasmine Campbell, née Brito-Morales, is an entertainment industry veteran, a screenwriter and the founder of Inner Voices, which gathers inner-city high…

Read More

Susan Brooks

Founder, FOREFRONT-Partners

Susan Brooks is a veteran television, digital and business affairs executive, bringing strategic and innovative thinking, along with decades of…

Read More

April King

Talent Agent, ICM

April King is an agent in the talent department at ICM Partners, a talent and literary agency representing clients in…

Read More

Claudia Carasso

Founder, Elastic Minds LLC

Claudia Carasso is a communications management consultant, creative director, and marketing leader with more than 20 years’ experience in developing…

Read More

Marki Costello

President, Creative Management Entertainment Group

Marki Costello, president of Creative Management Entertainment Group is an industry veteran with over two decades on Hollywood’s front line. Being…

Read More

DeVon Franklin

Producer, Bestselling Author, Preacher

DEVON FRANKLIN is an award-winning Film & TV producer, bestselling author, renowned preacher and spiritual success coach. DeVon is the…

Read More

Carrie Gillogly

SVP of Scripted Programming, AMC Networks

Carrie Gillogly grew up in Silver Spring, MD before heading west to attend undergrad at USC Film School. After spending…

Read More

Debbee Klein

Agent, Paradigm Talent Agency

Debbee Klein is an agent in Paradigm’s TV Literary Department, where she has packaged projects including Laurence Fishburne’s Emmy nominated series Black-ish (ABC)…

Read More

Dana Asher Levine


Since 2001, style architect Dana Asher Levine has served as the sartorial expert for Hollywood’s most powerful female executives. Her…

Read More

Brooke Mason

Founder/CEO, Brooke Mason Creative

Brooke Mason has one aim in life: to help and inspire women in the creative industries. An Australian native, Brooke…

Read More

Sarah Ann Masse


Sarah Ann Masse is a hilarious woman on a mission; not only is she continuing the trend of breaking stereotypes…

Read More

Amy Pascal

Founder & CEO, Pascal Pictures

Amy Pascal is the Founder and CEO of Pascal Pictures, a film and television production company based at SONY. Recently, Pascal produced the Academy Award-winning animated…

Read More

Carly Stein

CEO, Beekeeper's Naturals

Carly Stein is the founder and CEO of wellness brand Beekeeper’s Naturals, which produces naturally-sourced and obsessively-tested superfoods straight from…

Read More

Lainie Strouse

President of Lower Merion Productions, Actress in 'Teacher of the Year'

Lainie Strouse has enjoyed success across a broad spectrum of the entertainment industry. An accomplished TV and film producer, Ms….

Read More

Yira Vilaro

Director of Development, MACRO

Yira Vilaro is Director of Development at MACRO. A bilingual Puerto Rican raised in Mexico, she graduated from Northwestern University’s Film Program before her passion for…

Read More


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.