Join us for CWE's third Virtual Women Business Leaders Conference featuring the Women of Color Business Summit, on October 19 and 20, 2022. This is our premier educational and networking event for women business leaders and supplier diversity professionals. This year's event will feature:

  • Workshops and panel discussions led by knowledgeable experts
  • Women of Color Business Summit (October 20) includes forums, panels and workshops specifically addressing the needs of women of color entrepreneurs and business leaders of color
  • Keynote Speakers: www.cweonline.org/WBLC
  • WBENC Matchmaker-Mentor Session. Exclusive, Invite-Only 1:1
  • Networking Session for WBENC-Certified businesses
  • Ample opportunities to network and make new connections 

For more information visit: www.cweonline.org/WBLC

Important Ticket Information:

The conference will occur over the course of two days, with the second day being exclusively dedicated to the Women of Color Business Summit. Please keep in mind that while all are welcome to attend both days of the conference, the Women of Color Business Summit on October 20 will be geared specifically towards the needs of and issues faced by women of color entrepreneurs and business leaders. You may purchase either one day by itself, or a ticket for both days. The conference will feature dynamic keynote speakers, educational workshops and networking opportunities.

  • Early Bird Ticket sales close: 11:59 PM, Wednesday, August 31, 2022
  • All online sales close the Monday before the event: Monday, October 17, 2022. All registration/ticket sales are final after this date, and no refunds will be issued.
  • WBENC-Certified WBEs ONLY: To be considered for exclusive WBENC Networking Opportunities, you must register for any ticket type with your CURRENTLY ACTIVE WBENC certification number by August 31, 2022.
  • Virtual Conference Access Links will be emailed in October before the event.

Scholarships and Pricing Considerations

CWE gladly offers scholarships for full price tickets based on household income. Early Bird pricing will not be discounted. Click here for the scholarship form and email it to Samantha Carr, SCarr@CWEonline.org.

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Agenda

Wed, Oct 19

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

01:00 PM

Speakers

20 Speakers

Caroline Clerisme
Caroline Clerisme

Dentist, Money Coach/Debt Repayment Strategist at Doctors out of Debt

Carla Carlisle
Carla Carlisle

Executive Director at Carla A. Carlisle dba The Compassionate Companion (TM)

Sofia Corcho
Sofia Corcho

President at Hispanic Star Boston

Melissa Egdorf
Melissa Egdorf

Associate Director Business Sales at Verizon

Cathleen Finn
Cathleen Finn

Community Engagement Director at Verizon

Vicki Gray
Vicki Gray

Owner at New Chapter Home Improvement

Tisha-Vonique Hood
Tisha-Vonique Hood

Founder & Creativepreneur at Breadcrumbs Creative

Gaby King Morse
Gaby King Morse

President & CEO at The Center for Women and Enterprise

LiXin Olsen
LiXin Olsen

Vice President of Global Tax at Globalization Partners

Carmen Ortiz
Carmen Ortiz

Partner at Anderson & Kreiger LLP

Paulette Pinero
Paulette Pinero

Founder & CEO at Unstoppable Latina LLC

Lisa Raiola
Lisa Raiola

President & Founder at Hope & Main

Lisa Ranglin
Lisa Ranglin

President and CEO at Rhode Island Black Business Association

Ilhiana Rojas Saldana
Ilhiana Rojas Saldana

Owner | Executive & Leadership Coach | DEI Consultant at BeLIVE Coaching and Consulting

Dr. Genesis Ross
Dr. Genesis Ross

Founder and Research Practitioner at Resource Education LLC

Jacquetta Van Zandt
Jacquetta Van Zandt

Vice President of Engagement and Mobilization at Partnership Inc.

Joan Wallace-Benjamin
Joan Wallace-Benjamin

President at J Wallace-Benjamin Consulting LLC

Diane Winston
Diane Winston

Founder & CEO at Winston Strategic Partners, LLC

Chely Wright
Chely Wright

Chief Diversity Officer at Unispace

Kimberly E. Zouzoua
Kimberly E. Zouzoua

Vice President Strategic Partnerships at The Center for Women and Enterprise

Conference Sponsors

13 Conference Sponsors

Pearl Sponsor
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iTech

Gold Sponsor
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Comcast

Gold Sponsor
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MGM Springfield

Gold Sponsor
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Samuel Adams

Silver Sponsor
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CVS Health

Silver Sponsor
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HarborOne Bank

Silver Sponsor
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Raytheon Technologies

Silver Sponsor
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TJX

Bronze Sponsor
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3D Leadership Group

Bronze Sponsor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Bronze Sponsor
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Eversource

Bronze Sponsor
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John Hancock

Bronze Sponsor
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Verizon

WBENC Corporates

8 WBENC Corporates

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CT Lottery

WBENC Corporates
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CVS Health

WBENC Corporates
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Eastern Bank

WBENC Corporates
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Groom Construction Co., Inc.

WBENC Corporates
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Harvard University

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MassBio

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National Grid

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Raytheon Technologies

CWE Women Business Leaders Conference featuring the Women of Color Business Summit

Oct 19 - 20, 2022