2018 CWE Women Business Leaders Conference (WBLC)

The premier event for women in business, this event draws women interested in learning how to start or grow a business, as well as corporate supplier diversity and purchasing professionals interested in advancing and promoting their diversity programs.

Be Bold Be Brave - CWE Conference - logo

DATE: Friday, October 19, 2018
TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Sheraton Hotel, Framingham, MA

Morning Keynote Speaker:

TBD

Afternoon Keynote Speaker:

TBD

Mistress of Ceremonies:

TBD

Chef Barbara Lynch

2017 Keynote Speakers, Stefania Mallett, Co-founder and CEO, ezCater (right) and Gillian Meek President of Keds with her daughter at the WBLC.

About The Conference

The event will feature:
    • Educational sessions for WBENC-certified businesses, other women business owners and women in business, corporate supplier diversity & purchasing professionals
    • Special session connecting WBENC-certified businesses & WBENC corporate members
    • Ample opportunities to network & make new connections
    • CWE Awards Luncheon, honoring friends & colleagues of CWE for their commitment to supporting women in business

Registration

Register by September 7 to get the Early Bird rate.  Online registration ends on Friday, October 12, 2018.

 

Information

For information about tickets, sponsorship and the conference please contact Melinda Leon, mleon@cweonline.org or 617-532-0244.

WBLC Planning Committee

 

Sandy Lish, WBLC Co-Chair
Principal and Co-Founder
The Castle Group
Tina Benik, WBLC Co-Chair
VP & General Counsel
A.W. Chesterton Company 

Ann Barry

Director, Risk Management
Juniper Networks, Inc.
Wendy Pease
Owner
Rapport International

Daylana Ervin-Parker

Director, Financial Analysis and Supplier Diversity
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Saken Pillay
Supplier Diversity Manager
Boston Scientific

Gale Golden

Owner
G2 Communications
Lilian Radke
President
Unic Pro

Maureen Joyce

Creative Director, Managing Partner
Twirling Tiger Press
Karil Reibold
President 
Reibold Consulting

 
Deb Aurelio
Development Coordinator
Center for Women & Enterprise
Mickey Riendeau
VP Operations, Technology & Marketing
Center for Women & Enterprise

Brian LaFauci

Director - VBOC of NE
Center for Women & Enterprise
Veronica Rosa
VP Development & Engagement
Center for Women & Enterprise

Melinda Leon

Sr. Program Coordinator - WBENC NE
Center for Women & Enterprise
Jessica Yamas
Director - WBENC NE
Center for Women & Enterprise

Michelle Miller

Director - Central MA
Center for Women & Enterprise