South Shore Conference Speakers and Emcee

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

At the South Shore Conference for Women, we are committed to highlighting the local women who work, live and thrive in the cities and towns in the area of South Shore, MA. Each year we reach out to the community to hear from women in our region who are experts, ready to share their passion and hard work with women, close to home.

Our conference follows 5 tracks (topic areas):

  • Personal Prosperity
  • Professional Success
  • Entrepreneurship/Leadership
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Family

 

PANELS

NAVIGATING THE EVER CHANGING NEW NORMAL: IN-PERSON, REMOTE & HYBRID

Setting Expectations, Communicating, Networking Virtually & Making an Impact in a Hybrid World

Room:  Salon 6-8

Time: 3PM & 4PM In-Person & Virtual

Communicating and effectively working together in a hybrid environment is critical to success. Yet, many women find themselves challenged with managing expectations, maintaining productivity, and aligning their mission, vision and values both in-person and remotely. Panelists will discuss the impact of remote environments from a variety of holistic perspectives including legal sensitivities and maintaining business objectives. They will also provide insights on creating a culture of excellence and inclusion.

Key Takeaways:

  • Best practices for hybrid environments
  • Do’s & don’ts of legally communicating highly sensitive information in a virtual world
  • Establishing boundaries in a 24/7 environment

 

IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO BET ON YOURSELF

 

Room: Salon C

Time: 10AM & 11AM

Embracing oneself, being authentic, and doing work you are passionate about is exciting and empowering. Yet the idea of making a shift to a new career or to working independently often elicits fear. Panelists will explore concerns regarding career shifts as well as the pros and cons of working for an employer or being your own boss.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to gain confidence in taking a leap of faith and doing something you are passionate about
  • Creative ideas for pivoting, alignment, and reinvention
  • How to reframe a job loss as an opportunity to create a more fulfilling life

 

BUILDING YOUR NETWORK / BUILDING YOUR CONFIDENCE 

 

Room: Salon 1-3

Time: 10AM & 11AM In-Person & Virtual

Networking is a key component of success. In this discussion panelists will explore strategies for building strong relationships and how it positively impacts confidence. You will hear their personal stories of success to illustrate different networking strategies and experiences.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to initiate, nurture, and stay connected in your relationships
  • Identify the obstacles that can block your confidence & develop strategies to increase confidence through networking
  • Consider how developing relationships internal to your organization can bolster your career down the line

 

COMMUNICATING FOR CHANGE – How to lead yourself, your family, your community

 

Room: Salons A&B

Time: 2PM & 3PM

People struggle with change, despite wanting something better. The way to lead change requires trust and confidence; risk and heart; and faith in the process.  Authenticity and powerful communication are key to bringing others into your vision. You will learn from three inspiring women how to be authentically you, build connection, and inspire others into action toward creating change.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to ‘be’ your authentic personal brand in order to build trust, engage, inspire, and move people to action
  • How to convey your vision authentically to attract, align, and ultimately serve people
  • How to execute & lead people into action, maintain motivation, and overcome setbacks.

 

THE FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR: Allowing Your Passion to Lead You to Success Outside of Your Comfort Zone

 

 

Room: Abigail Adams

Time: 2PM & 3PM In-Person

Having your own business can be exhilarating. It can also be fraught with stressors, uncertainty, and the feeling that you will never find success. You will walk away from this panel understanding what every accomplished entrepreneur activates to create her own version of success. 

Key Takeaways:

  • What goes on behind the scenes? Learn how the fundamental practices of Networking, Platforming, and GRIT will support you as a successful entrepreneur.
  • How to stand out as a leader in your industry. Learn to be confident in your value, the importance of your unique voice, and how to entice your tribe.
  • The elements you need for success. Learn what will keep you focused, positive and moving forward in the face of fear and frustration.

 

Refresh Your Business Approach for 2022 (Mindset, Values and Teams)

 

 

Room: Abigail Adams

Time: 10AM & 11AM

Are you looking at ways to grow your existing business while having FUN? Do you want to learn from three solo entrepreneurs with different perspectives who have been in your shoes? If so, this panel is for you! Panelists will unpack key reasons you may be overwhelmed going into 2022, whether it be your own mindset, the idea of growing a team that fits your current state and future goals or how you can make damn sure your values are aligned and infused in your service, product, and brand.

Key Takeaways:

  • Incorporate mindset strategies to reduce feelings of stress and overwhelm
  • Align your values with your business to have impact
  • Discover ways to create a modern team

 

WOMEN’S HEALTH– Answering your hot topic questions

 

 

Room: Salons 6-8  Sponsored by Mass General Brigham 

Time: 10AM & 11AM In-Person & Virtual

Sharing health shifts and changes women experience throughout their lives can be empowering and healing. Yet many women choose not to, assuming their situation is unique. Panelists will discuss the physical components of women’s health and how our mental health can be impacted during all stages of life. They will address lifelong wellness, ownership and taking control of physical and mental health along with tactical tools for optimal well-being.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to create lifelong wellness for all ages
  • Understanding your role in your physical and mental health
  • Tools for optimal well-being

 

CLEAR + PURPOSEFUL = INFLUENTIAL Communicating What You Need & Want: While Keeping Your Wits About You 

 

 

Room: Salon C

Time: 2PM & 3PM

You are too busy. Your plate is full. How can you find time, energy ….and yes, even joy, when your life is moving so fast? Panelists will share their top tips to help you find your clear and purposeful path to create systems, routines, and communication skills that will bring you the flow you need to succeed in your personal and professional life.

Key Takeaways:

  • Prioritizing and letting go: Your best tools for creating more space, more time, and more joy in life.
  • Structure and Routines set you free: Whether it’s project planning at work or running a family with ease, put yourself in control of what could otherwise result in energy-sucking chaos.
  • Know your worth and find your voice – Determine your priorities, and clearly communicate

 

SELF-CARE IN A DEMANDING WORLD

 

 

Room: Salon 1-3

Time: 2PM & 3PM In-Person & Virtual  Sponsored by Bevlin Networks

As women, we are conditioned to believe everyone else’s needs come before our own. We often find ourselves taking care of other people — whether as a friend, family member, service provider or partner. Panelists will share ways that you can make yourself a priority, harnessing essential tools to incorporate into your daily life.

Key Takeaways:

  • The ways women take on the role of primary caregiver across their lifespan.
  • The importance of first taking care of ourselves so we can in turn take care of others.
  • New ways to set limits, find balance, and incorporate self-care into our demanding lives.

 

GUILT-FREE LIVING:  Setting Priorities Goes Deeper Than Your To-Do List

 

 

Room: Salons A-B

Time: 10AM & 11AM

Women are the hubs of family life, often juggling everyone else’s priorities and expectations in addition to our own.  So how do we prioritize our needs, others’ needs, and everything coming at us every day without feeling guilty, or letting ourselves fall through the cracks?  This interactive session will provide you with strategies to gain financial security, establish solid relationships and create healthy boundaries–a few of the keys for living harmonious, fulfilling lives.

Key Takeaways:

  • A better understanding of women’s challenges in prioritizing self-care
  • A practice to help you redirect and realign that you can use IN THE MOMENT
  • A strategy for keeping the guilt away permanently