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2016 Conference

2016 Conference and Career Fair Recap

  

Thank you to all NAWMBA members, sponsors and supporters who joined us at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in Stamford, Connecticut for the Annual Conference & Career Fair! NAWMBA excitedly welcomed hundreds of attendees for two days packed with professional development sessions, inspirational keynotes and lively networking receptions. Continue reading for snapshots of the weekend's highlights.

Keynote Speakers

The 2016 Keynote Speakers were Melissa Cummings, Lynn Nowicki Clarke, Bernice Clark Bonnett, Jacqueline Hernandez, and Alexis Glick. Speakers' topics ranged from how to strategically navigate the corporate ladder to the importance of courage and compassion in the workplace.

Key Takeaways

The personal and professional development provided through the conference's breakout sessions is one of the annual event's most valuable offerings. Topics offered relevant and impactful sessions for attendees at every career stage. Sessions ranged from panels that discussed changing careers to the concept of "having it all"and negotiation strategies for every woman.

Career Fair

The lead sponsor for 2016 was Amazon and almost 50 major exhibitors filled the Career Fair floor. Dozens of corporate recruiters attended in search of women hires. Attendees were able to connect with top-MBA recruiters and even participate in on-site interviews.