Simmons Leadership Conference

April 13, 2022 Online from Anywhere
SLC42 Online Conference
SLC42 Online Conference

Join Us Online from Anywhere.

It’s more important than ever before for women leaders to show up as their best selves
and bring out the best in those around them. Gain inspiration at our 43rd annual fully virtual conference. Together we’ll unpack this year’s theme of cultivating courage and connection to empower women to Arrive & Thrive™ in today’s business landscape. Hear the wisdom of world-class women leaders. Build leadership skills and knowledge. Network with peers and allies from around the globe.

Inspiring speakers
Keynotes by globally renowned women leaders
Thought-provoking panels
Networking breakouts
Exhibit Hall
Learn more about sponsor organizations

Benefits of Sponsorship

Join the hundreds of organizations whose sponsorship has helped advance their growth and develop their team members into inclusive leaders. If you’re interested in learning more about the many benefits of becoming a sponsor, please contact Tracie Charland at 617-521-3830 or tracie.charland@simmons.edu

Raise your visibility

Enhance your organization’s commitment to women’s leadership, gender equity, diversity, and inclusion by spotlighting participation of conference delegates at media events.

Enhance your productivity

Improve team morale and return to work more motivated and equipped with innovative leadership tools and strategies.
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Recruit top talent

Network with more than 500 accomplished women leaders from all around the world who boast impeccable educations, career paths, and achievements.

Nominate a Speaker

We are always looking for inspirational speakers willing to lend their voices to our next annual conference and hope to finalize our 2022 speakers soon. We warmly welcome your suggestions, so stay tuned!

Boston Conference Collection

Over the course of the day, inspiring keynote speakers offer candid stories about their experiences on the way to the top, as well as principles for success to help you pursue your own professional path.

SLC Exhibit Hall

Inspiring Resilience & Authenticity

Due to COVID-19, last year’s 2020 leadership conference was held entirely online. The theme was Inspiring Resilience and Authenticity with a world-class lineup of speakers including Tiffany Dufu, Dr. Tererai Trent, Jenna Hager Bush, and Mindy Kaling.

Inspiring Resilience and Authenticity


How will I be able to attend the 2022 conference?

For our April 2022 leadership conference participants can join online from anywhere in the world.

What will I learn?

Our 43nd annual conference will explore a topic critical to women’s leadership in-depth. Our 2022 theme will be announced in the fall. We design the content to be ideal for both aspiring and accomplished women leaders.

  • World-class speakers will inspire you with their personal journeys to the top of their fields
  • Thought-provoking panel discussions will build your knowledge of leadership best practices
  • Candid Q & As with top women leaders will provide expert advice and pro tips
  • You’ll also have opportunities to network with peers and meet sponsor organizations

It’s a great way to enhance your own leadership development and support the journey of others.

What’s included in the ticket price?

Your ticket includes a full-day (April 13) of inspirational speakers, thought-provoking panel discussions, expert  leadership advice, networking opportunities with peers, and the chance to connect with sponsors in our exhibit hall.  You can also enhance your experience with pre-conference inspiration and community engagement online and post-conference on-demand video access to anything you’ve missed.

How can I buy tickets for a large group?

You can purchase tickets as an individual attendee, or your organization can sponsor you. Full details about ticket pricing will be available in the fall. If you’re interested in buying over 25 tickets, please contact Tracie Charland to learn about tiered volume pricing at tracie.charland@simmons.edu.

What was the 2021 conference like?

Due to the global pandemic, last year’s leadership conference was held entirely online. Our theme was Inspiring Resilience and Authenticity, and our world-class lineup of speakers included Tiffany Dufu, Dr. Tererai Trent, Jenna Hager Bush and Mindy Kaling.  We enhanced a full day of conference events on March 23—keynote addresses, business panels, candid conversation and opportunities for virtual networking and exhibit hall visits—with a bonus Signature Series of speakers every Tuesday in April.

Need more information? Get in touch.

Space is limited and time is running out. So fill out the form below to learn more. We’re happy to answer any additional questions you might have about the conference schedule or how to register as a delegate.