Get to know the fabulous, awe-inspiring, badass female speakers confirmed for the 2020 World-Changing Women's Summit in Sonoma, California.

Above: Eileen Fisher’s fireside chat at the 2019 World-Changing Women’s Summit

The 2020 World-Changing Women’s Summit is fast approaching (January 29 – 31), and we really hope to see all of you unstoppable women there. In addition to the magical venue (wine country, anyone?) and the unparalleled opportunity to network and connect, the World-Changing Women’s Summit is also a place to hear inspiring stories and reflect upon them amidst the rolling hills of Sonoma. This isn’t your average women’s conference — you can peruse through the event agenda here.

Just like the inaugural Summit in 2018, Conscious Company Media has pored over its vast network to handpick a powerhouse group of women-identifying leaders to share their journeys navigating conscious-business issues.

What do we look for in a speaker? Presence, vulnerability, relatability, an underrepresented perspective … and a certain je ne sais quoi. 

Here are the fabulous, awe-inspiring, badass female speakers confirmed for the 2020 World-Changing Women’s Summit.

Meet the Speakers:

Cheryl Contee

CEO of Do Big Things
Author of “Mechanical Bull: How You Can Achieve Startup Success

Get to know Cheryl:

Read her speaker highlights from the World-Changing Women Workshop When Women Lead

Watch
her keynote at the 2018 Netroots Nation conference

Fun Fact:

Cheryl was co-founder of the first tech startup with a black female founder on board in history to be acquired by a NASDAQ-traded company.


Amy Cordalis

General Counsel of the Yurok Tribe
Get to know Amy:

Watch Amy perform at the UN Equator Prize Ceremony

Read how Amy led her tribe’s fight over Klamath Basin’s future, and past

Listen to Amy on NPR discuss her historic work with the Klamath River


Reign Free

Founder & CEO
Get to know Reign:
Read about Reign’s incredible work in the San Francisco Chronicle

Twanna Harris

Founder
Tribal Good
Get to know Twanna:

Watch Twanna on the Partnership for Southern Equity’s Faces of Opportunity Series


Tami Simon

Founder & CEO
Sounds True

Get to know Tami:

Listen to Tami explain how she built a multi-million-dollar purpose-driven media company on the World-Changing Women Podcast.


Minda Harts

Speaker, Consultant, Coach
Get to know Minda:

Watch Minda on NBC news explain how women of color can confront bias, microaggressions, and advocate for themselves effectively in the workplace

Watch Minda on MSNBC discuss her bestselling book, The Memo


Jen Henderson

Founder & CEO
Get to know Jen:

Read about how Jen’s company is helping other companies create better parental leave policies

Fun Fact:

Jen’s company, TILT, was just named in a “Colorado 20 Startups To Watch in 2020” list.


VaShone Huff

Managing Principal
MCH Strategies

Yscaira Jimenez

Founder & CEO
Get to know Yscaira:

Watch Yscaira discuss her visionary company, Laborx, at the MIT Sloan reunion

Read about Ycscaira’s founding story for her company

Fun Fact:
Yscaira was named one of Conscious Company’s 20 Game-Changing Founders of Color 2019

Jenée Johnson

Chief Mindfulness Officer
Get to know Jenée:

Watch Jenée speak about how mindful leaders can heal trauma

Watch Jenée speak at Wisdom 2.0

Learn about how Jenée is encouraging meaningful conversations about race and trauma

Fun Fact:
Jenée was on the October 2019 cover of Mindful Magazine.


LeeAnn Mallorie

Founder & CEO
Get to know LeeAnn:

Read LeeAnn’s thought leadership on dismantling the patriarchy within


Missy Park

CEO & Founder
Get to know Missy:

Read about Missy in Forbes on how she created an outdoor brand all about women

Listen to Park’s story on the World-Changing Women Podcast

Fun Fact:

Missy named her company, Title Nine, after the landmark 1972 legislation that mandated equality in school sports.


Vanessa Roanhorse

Get to know Vanessa:

Read about Vanessa in Native Business Magazine

Read about Vanessa’s work on the Startup Champions Network

Fun Fact:

Vanessa is one of the visionaries behind the Native Women’s Business Summit.


Get to know Anita:

Watch Anita discuss the four sacred gifts

Fun Fact:

Anita is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council with such luminaries as Jack Canfield, Marianne Williamson, John Gray, Lisa Nichols, and Lynne Twist.


Aniyia L. Williams

Executive Director, Black & Brown Founders
Co-Founder, Zebras Unite
Founder, Tinsel
Get to know Aniyia:
Watch Aniyia discuss advancing equity in Silicon Valley
Learn about Aniyia on The Moguldum Nation
Fun Fact:
Aniyia was named one of Conscious Company’s 20 Game-Changing Founders of Color 2019 and

Jane Wurwand

Founder & Chief Visionary
Get to know Jane:

Listen to Wurwand’s story on the World-Changing Women Podcast

Watch Jane on CNBC discuss her founding story of Dermalogica with no VC funding

Watch Jane on Inc. discuss how to be a true disrupter


Meet The Facilitators:

Meghan French Dunbar

CEO & Co-Founder
Get to know Meghan:
Listen to Meghan’s Sum and Substance talk about her  quest to launch a print magazine in the age of digital
Read Meghan’s thoughts on taking her full parental leave as CEO

Jocelyn MacDougall

Convener & Facilitator
Fun Fact:
In addition to being the co-host of the World-Changing Women’s Summit, Jocelyn is the front woman for Queer As Funk based in Vancouver.

Event Details:

What: World-Changing Women’s Summit
(Take a look at the agenda!)
When: January 29-31, 2020
Where: The Lodge at Sonoma
Tickets: Register here!

Vanessa Childers

Vanessa Childers is the Editorial Director of Conscious Company Media, where she bolsters digital brand awareness and drives the overarching content strategy.

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