Diversity Woman Magazine has opened registration for their 13th Annual Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference: 100 Years is too Long for Gender Equality: Be Bold, Courageous and Take Your Seat At The Table. Taking place on November 6-7 at the Gaylord Resort in National Harbor, Md., this event brings together hundreds of diverse and multicultural women from across the nation and around the world for leadership development, education, networking and celebration.
“Organizations benefit from gender diversity by creating opportunities for dedicated, qualified and talented women,” shared Dr. Sheila Robinson, conference founder and publisher of Diversity Woman Magazine. “These women play a significant role in moving the business forward, delivering results that are key to the success of their organizations.”
Attendees and speakers from some of the countries largest companies, including Cisco, Dell, Indeed, Intel, LinkedIn, Target, Walgreens, and more will talk about strategies to advance more women in leadership and executive roles, and the solutions to create more gender equality in the workplace. Through case studies and vetted research, eye-opening sessions will provide key insights to positively impact women’s careers in any industry. Anticipated speakers include:
Ellen Kullman, retired CEO of Dupont, and co-founder of Paradigm for Parity
Penny Pennington, newly-elected Principal, Edward Jones
Kojo Nnamdi, Host of NPR’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show
Rolonda Watts, Actress and Motivational Speaker
Keynote sessions discussing business strategies, trends, social impact and more, will provide fresh ideas and creative approaches for success. Interactive panels and general sessions will cover everything from shattering the glass ceiling to negotiating better salaries. Notable sessions include:
Paradigm for Parity Panel
Unlocking Women’s Full Potential in the Economy & Workforce
Five Things You Need to Know to Negotiate a Successful Salary Increase
Making your Seat at the Table Count
Next Gen: Game Changers
In addition, career coaches will be available for one-on-one coaching sessions for actionable strategies and targeted guidance on navigating a project or career roadblock, securing leadership buy-in, developing personal brands and more.
The annual Mosaic Woman Awards Luncheon, recognizing women for their unique vision and leadership, and their cultural and global influence, is a conference highlight, honoring today’s game-changers. It is one of several networking opportunities, providing meaningful connections with the industry’s best and brightest.
“We’re thrilled to be partnering with such forward-thinking sponsor organizations,” added Dr. Robinson. “These industry leaders are fully committed to diversity, equity and inclusion for their internal and external customers. Together, we are empowering women around the world and accelerating the advancement of more women in leadership.”
For more information about the Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference, and to register, visit
About Diversity Woman Magazine
Diversity Woman Magazine, (http://www.diversitywoman.com), is the only magazine designed exclusively to help diverse and multicultural women achieve their career and business goals. The publication, website and events support employee retention, recruitment, women’s leadership and executive development. It is distributed nationwide in Barnes & Nobles bookstores, and on specialty newsstands.