Texas Conference for Women

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Viola Davis
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The Texas Conference for Women will present Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and author of Lean In and Option B, attorney and activist Anita Hill, and Viola Davis, award-winning stage, television and film actress, as the keynote speakers for the 2017 conference.

The 18th annual Texas Conference for Women will host thousands of attendees for a full day of networking, inspiration, professional development, and personal growth. In addition to a standout lineup of keynote speakers, the nonpartisan, nonprofit Conference will feature breakout sessions led by experts in the fields of business, philanthropy, health, finance, media and professional development.

With conversations driven by top women leaders from Texas, the Conference will raise awareness about topical issues including pay equity, work-life balance and social media, and will highlight the groundbreaking women who are leading the way.

Among the 100+ speakers at the Conference will be: Luvvie Ajayi, award-winning writer and digital strategist; Mary Jennings Hegar, helped repeal the Combat Exclusion Policy to allow women in military combat and author of Shoot Like a Girl; Tiffany Dufu, catalyst for women and girls and author of Drop the Ball; Sarah Robb O’Hagan, CEO, Flywheel and author of Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat; and Laura Vanderkam, author of I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time.

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Austin Convention Center
500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701


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