MIT Sloan Women's Conference
Connect. Empower. Act.
October 20-21, 2022 | MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA
Program at a Glance
The MIT Sloan Women’s Conference will feature a range of sessions and activities to promote interactivity and engagement among attendees. We can't wait to welcome you back to campus!
Wednesday, October 19
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Women and Wine Wednesday Reception
Hosted by the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association
Thursday, October 20
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Optional campus activities
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Dean’s Circle Toast (Open to Dean Circle Donors Only)
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Preconference Reception and Dinner featuring Catherine Tucker
Friday, October 21
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Full conference program
Your ticket will include breakfast, mainstage sessions featuring keynotes by Dean David Schmittlein, Kathy Hawkes, Taveneet Suri, Esther Duflo, Monica Lee, EMBA '19, a networking lunch, and a closing reception. You will also have nine breakout sessions to choose from throughout the day.
- Pact for Impact: A Social Good Venture Showcase
Through their ventures, these alumnae a making a positive impact in the world and invite you to do the same.
- Closing the Gender Gap in Corporate Culture
Women are much more likely to experience toxic culture in the workplace. This session will discuss the drivers and consequences of toxicity, quantify the gender gap in culture, and summarize evidence-based interventions to detox your organization.
- Leading in the Community
We shine a spotlight on alumnae in the civic or nonprofit sector. Learn from fellow alumnae who are dreaming big and working hard for change.
- The MIT Sustainability Initiative
The Sustainability Initiative empowers leaders everywhere to act, professionally and personally, so that humans and nature can thrive for generations to come.
- Capital Conversations
Four simultaneous discussions with powerhouse fellow alumnae who have invested or managed investments from $500 to hundreds of millions and founders who have knocked it out of the park, collectively raising nearly $100 million. If you are or want to be in the 33% of investors who are women or beat the 2% odds of fundraising as a woman, join the conversation at Micro, Angel, VC, or PE/Late Stage salons. (Chatham House Rules apply.)
- Finding Your Voice, Making Your Impact
Too often, internalized negative messages keep us from realizing our full potential. In this session, you will learn practical strategies to push past self-doubt to unleash your unique contributions to the world.
- Cryptocurrency and the Future of Finance
Financial systems make the world go round; and the rise of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have rapidly captured public and popular attention. Separate the signal from the noise with the latest research from MIT Sloan.
- Founder’s Therapy
A founder’s journey can often be a lonely endeavor. This session provides an opportunity to connect with others in the entrepreneurial community and identify solutions to common challenges.
- The Future of Work
From ongoing research by MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte Consulting, learn how organizations around the world are meeting the challenges of leading and managing diverse, networked, workforce ecosystems.
Thursday Pre-conference Dinner and Reception: $75
Friday Conference: $200
If you are experiencing financial hardship, conference fee waivers are available. Please contact email@example.com with the details of your request.
Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development EconomicsLearn More
Lecturer, Director of Policy & Engagement, MIT Sustainability InitiativeLearn More