The Digital 2020 WPO Annual Conference – July 22nd & 23rd

The Women Presidents’ Organization Annual Conference, postponed due to Covid-19, has been reconfigured as a new digital version – Reimagining Business. It will take place on July 22nd and 23rd.

The event will offer the same thought-provoking keynote speakers and workshop sessions, now on a digital platform. The entire international membership base will be able to engage with impactful content and networking opportunities – all without traveling.

The conference will focus on new ways in which to address the next stages of a dramatically changed business landscape:

  • Listen to and interact with renowned keynote speakers:
    • Adam Grant – Organizational Psychologist, The Wharton School of Business; Bestselling Author; Host: WorkLife, a TED Original Podcast
    • Lital Marom – Engineer, Entrepreneur & Investor, Founder & CEO of The Academy of Tomorrow, Founder & President of UNFOLD
    • Kim Thúy Ly Than – Writer, in conversation with Marie-Josée Gagnon, Creator of Brave Inspiration
  • Network with attendees from six continents and conference sponsors
  • Benefit from thought provoking workshops examining different business strategies and tactics

The announcement of the anxiously awaited annual 2020 ranking of the 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Businesses, sponsored by American Express, will also be celebrated during the digital conference.

Join women presidents, business owners, CEOs, founders, corporate sponsors, and entrepreneurs participating from all over the globe on July 22ⁿᵈ and 23ʳᵈ. Please add Reimagining Business to your Outlook or Google calendar.

Follow WPO on social media for updates. Stay tuned for further details on the event schedule and how to register.

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From Day One Conferences

From Day One explores how companies can build well-grounded values into their business-diversity, responsibility, transparency-and stick with them in an economy driven by disruption.

See the list of upcoming virtual conferences here

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

Boosting Your Business Continuity During COVID-19

We need each other more than ever to stay connected, support one another and rise up from this challenging time. While NAWBO National and many of our chapters have postponed in-person events for the time being following state and national recommendations, we are thrilled to offer a regular schedule of virtual programming each week that is available to the public—so please join us and tell all your entrepreneurial women friends so they can benefit and get to know NAWBO at the same time!

These are public events; we’re all in this together and everyone is welcome!

The schedule is as follows each week and programming specifics will be announced every Friday for the week to come:
• Tuesdays – Virtual Lunch & Learn – 12 p.m. ET
• Wednesdays – Community Connect – 5 p.m. ET
• Fridays – Virtual Connect & Learn – 10:30 a.m. ET


City Career Fair’s 2020 Schedule

City Career Fair

WBCS: Virtual Table Topics: How to Stay Mentally Strong

Learn how to sharpen your brain power and ward off mental decline. Your mind controls all aspects of your life – finances, career, romantic relationships, familial relationships, friendships, and parenting. Recent research shows approximately 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience a mental illness and 20% of youth ages 13 to 18 live with a mental health condition. If you want to be your best while living this journey called “life”, you must maintain a healthy mind. At this session, Andrea Wise-Brown will teach you how to do just that by educating you on how to be proactive with making mental health your lifestyle!

The meeting takes place on July 14th from 10:30am-12:00pm CST and will be held completely online.

For more information on the event, Andrea Wise-Brown and to register, click here!

Verizon: How creative thinking can help you re-imagine your small business.

Join us on July 14th at 2:00pm PST to learn how to use creativity to enhance your business from author and co-founder of Kickstarter, Yancey Strickler and Yahoo Finance’s Julie Hyman.

Click here to register for this free event!

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Restarting Your Sales

Join us Wednesday, July 15, at 2pm ET for CO— Blueprint: Restarting Your Sales, an interactive discussion focused on helping you build your new sales strategy, generate fresh leads, and support your customers – remote or in-person. Host Jeanette Mulvey, Content Director at CO—, will lead the conversation that combines advice from experts with practical insights from small business owners, like you.

This event is the fourth installment of our CO— Blueprint biweekly series presented by Chase for Business. You’ll gain ideas from small business owners, and hear insight from a national expert from Salesforce. Together, we’ll reopen, recover, and rebuild.

Click here to register now!

HR Healthcare Virtual Event

Due to popular demand, HR Healthcare is running a virtual event for 2020. HR Healthcare is a WFH friendly forum bringing together HR leaders at the nation’s top health systems and hospitals covering a range of topics affecting HR strategy and talent management, including telework, employee communication, training or re-training – and of course crisis management as we navigate these unchartered waters.

We want to provide you with insights and resources from your peers working through unprecedented challenges at their organizations.

Join us on July 16th at 12:00pm EST! Click here to register.

Score’s Connect with Customers and Manage Your Business Remotely 

Can your business effectively stay connected to customers while working from home during the coronavirus outbreak? With the right tools and communication plan, you can build long lasting connections with your clients and customers, from any location.

Randi Penfil with the Grow with Google Partner Plan, will introduce digital tools that can help business owners strengthen connections while working and managing their business remotely.

Click here for more registration and information.

FEW’s Virtual Leadership Summit

Join FEW (Federally Employed Women) for their annual Virtual Leadership summit, an event specifically catered for government employees!

The event will be held on July 20-24 and will be completely online for a low fee. Every day there will be up to 24 unique training sessions, all of which are approved by the Office of Personnel Management’s Executive Core Competencies and will better prepare you for leadership roles.

 For more information and registration, click here

SCORE: Prepare to Persevere – The Future of Technology & Business

Join Steve Hoffman, investor, author, and CEO of Founders Space, as he discusses the latest trends in technology and how they will affect businesses. He’ll discuss new opportunities and where venture capitalists are focusing their attention and investments.

The event will be taking place on July 21, 2020 at 2:00pm EST. Click here to register!

Noble and 21st Century Policing: Equity and Sustainable Change

Join the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement (NOBLE) as they talk about how to modernize policing in a way that will create lasting change.

Save the date of July 26-28 and visit NOBLE’s website for updates!

The launching of the FIRST EVER National Virtual Small Business Expo!

 August 4-5, 2020 from 10AM-7PM, both days

From the Producer of over 100 Successful Expos since 2008, our Virtual Small Business Expo will be exactly like our Live Shows:

  • Exhibitor Hall with Virtual Booths (chat live with our attendees & showcase your products & services)
  •  Live Webinars presented by our Exhibitors (over 40 Webinars)
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Daily Access to Attendee Registration List
  • Virtual Speed Networking & Chat Lounge with Industry Meet-Ups
  • Virtual Business Card Exchange
  • Even a Virtual Happy Hour with Live DJ!

As soon as you sign up, you get access to our Registration List 24/7!
Space is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The response & demand has been overwhelming!
Please Download our Virtual Show Info & Pricing.

ASHHRA20 Virtual Conference

In light of the latest COVID-19 developments as well as CDC and local recommendations, ASHHRA, as part of the American Hospital Association, will convert the in-person ASHHRA20 annual conference and exposition into a virtual event. The virtual conference will be held on August 24 – 25, and will incorporate many components of the in-person event while allowing ASHHRA members and others to remain onsite fulfilling their essential roles.

Click here to register for the virtual event!

38th National Virtual Leadership Career Summit

The year 2020 is particularly significant for Latinx for several reasons: from a representation stand point with the U.S. Census Bureau Survey, a political stance with the presidential election, and from a workforce management standpoint, as the fastest growing and youngest emerging talent group. Our future depends on our ability to strengthen our communities, collaborate, and increase our visibility as one collective group to fight for racial injustice and equity to give everyone a fair chance to reach their full potential.

Join us from August 26-28 for three days of professional development workshops, virtual networking, corporate awards and keynote, panel discussions focused on diversity & inclusion and career topics for Latinx/o/as. This is an opportunity for emerging and mid-level professionals to strengthen their network and build their toolkit to advance into senior roles.  Join us if you belong to an ERG/BRG and looking to grow your network and career!

On August 28th, we will also be holding our virtual job fair, a completely free event! More details to come.

Click here to learn more

Click here to register

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AAAED 46th National Conference

Our Kickoff session began on June 23rd and the official conference occurs on October 7th. In between these two events there will be virtual sessions/webinars, in the place of the concurrent sessions that were part of the Washington, DC in-person conference. The conference agenda may be found here.

The National Association of African American Studies’ Call for Papers!

The National Association of African American Studies are calling for papers and presentations for their 29th National Conference on February 20-21, 2021. Papers must be submitted by November 14th. See below for all of the paper requirements. For more information, visit their website here.

Details for National Association of African American Studies Paper Call. It reads: Abstracts, not to exceed two  pages, should be submitted that
relate to any aspect of the African and African American experience.
Subjects may include, but are not limited to: unequal earning
capacity, mental health, legal system, police brutality, community
violence, shootings, discrimination, education, employment, family,
substance abuse, poverty, workplace inequalities, health, emergence
of an underclass, and other topics. Please indicate the time required
for presentation of your paper (25 minutes OR 45 minutes).




*Please be sure to check event websites for latest updates on postponements or cancellations due to COVID-19 precautions.

Upcoming Events

  1. Women in Federal Law Enforcement Leadership Training
    August 3, 2020 - August 6, 2020
  2. 2020 American Society for Health Care Human Resources Association Event
    August 22, 2020 - August 25, 2020
  3. 2020 NAWBO National Women’s Business Conference
    September 21, 2020 - September 23, 2020

Upcoming Events

  1. Women in Federal Law Enforcement Leadership Training
    August 3, 2020 - August 6, 2020
  2. 2020 American Society for Health Care Human Resources Association Event
    August 22, 2020 - August 25, 2020
  3. 2020 NAWBO National Women’s Business Conference
    September 21, 2020 - September 23, 2020