Picture a place where ancient redwoods tower above, hiking trails extend for miles, and yoga, meditation, and massage are offered daily.

Now imagine what it would be like to be at this place connecting with hundreds of other female change agents who are using the power of business to make the world a better place.

See yourself having deep conversations with your peers about what matters most in business, laughing with new friends, and connecting and networking with the leading businesswomen from around the world at a world-class retreat center.

*Reach out to events@consciouscomag.com with any questions

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"This Summit is a diverse, intimate space of women leaders, ready to lift each other higher. I am still connected to many of these warrior women, some of whom are angel investors."

– Kai Nortey, Founder of Kubé Nice Cream

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"Any woman who thinks she's up to something or knows she could be, should attend this Summit."

– Lynne Twist, Author of Soul of Money, Co-Founder of the Pachamama Alliance

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"This event is like an inner retreat to reconnect with yourself and with what you care; AND connect with other women with the same values."

– Tara-Nicholle Nelson, Author of Transformational Consumer, Founder & CEO of SoulTour

“This is more than a gathering of women. This is reconnecting with your tribe, or finding it for the first time. The energy, the inspiration and the connection available to us with this space is beyond what you could ever hope for from a traditional conference.”

– 2018 Summit Attendee

We’re curating a powerhouse group of female leaders to share wisdom, find inspiration, and connect around best practices for leading and thriving in the conscious business world.

The best and brightest will gather for three days to dive deep and have raw conversations about critical topics such as:

  • Developing yourself as an authentic, conscious leader in the workplace
  • Bringing more purpose into the workplace
  • Working more effectively across generations
  • Developing a more inclusive workplace culture
  • Best practices for raising capital
  • Managing the stress of work-life integration
  • Scaling your company while staying true to your values
  • Creating greater impact in the world
Monday January 28, 2019
10:00amRegistration OpenMain Lobby
12:00 - 1:00pmLunchKitchen Table
1:00 - 2:45pmConference OpeningRedwood
2:50 - 3:15pmBreak
3:25 - 4:25pmCultivating True Conscious Leadership
Akaya Windwood, Alfa Demmellash, Konda Mason, Michelle Long
In our first session, we'll sit down with true leadership visionaries to rethink what it means to be an effective leader. We'll examine what qualities are needed for leaders of the future, discuss what is being called for during these challenging times, and hear inspiring visions of how to take our personal leadership to the next level.
Redwood
4:30 - 5:30pmWorkshop: Rethinking How We Lead
Meghna Majmudar
In this custom workshop, we'll work together as peers to reimagine what our leadership could look like, learn tools to elevate our capacity to lead, and learn from each other about what truly effective leadership looks like
Redwood
6:00 - 7:30pmDinnerKitchen Table
7:45 - 8:45pmEvening Fireside Chat with Kit Crawford and Kim Jordan
In our opening evening fireside chat, we'll sit down with two business visionaries: Kit Crawford of Clif Bar and Kim Jordan of New Belgium Brewery. Both women have built multi-million dollar brands that put their employees first, have exceptional workplace cultures, and have loyal brand followers. We'll get to hear the true stories behind how they built these brands, what they've learned along the way, and how to find joy amidst the pressure of running their companies.
Redwood
Tuesday January 29, 2019
7:00 - 8:30amBreakfast
*Members-only breakfast available beginning at 8am
Kitchen Table
8:30amConference BeginsRedwood
9:00 - 10:00 amWhat It Truly Takes: Scaling A Company With True Purpose
Komal Ahmad, Kim Graham-Nye, Molly Hayward, Zahra Kassam
We'll hear from extraordinary business leaders who have built game changing companies that make the world a better place. We'll examine what has made them successful, how purpose drives their performance, and what key challenges they've faced that have held them back on their journeys.
Redwood
10:00 - 11:00amBuilding Incredible Workplaces
Erin Wade, Liz Allen, Rajkumari Neogy, Tara Robertson
In this exceptional session, we'll hear from cutting-edge practitioners and thought leaders on how to create cultures of belonging and workplaces that include everyone. We'll hear tangible tips and new insights on how to create workplaces where everyone can feel connected and thrive.
Redwood
11:00 - 11:20amBreak
11:20 - 12:15pmWorkshop: Commiting to the Next Level
Jocelyn Macdougall
During this workshop, participants will work to identify the primary barriers that are holding themselves and their businesses back and will work directly on addressing their primary barriers to take their companies to the next level.
Redwood
12:15 - 1:30pmLunchKitchen Table
1:30pmAfternoon Session BeginsRedwood
1:40 - 2:30pmFireside Chat with Sheryl O'Loughlin
Sheryl O'Loughlin has seen it all. As the former CEO of Clif Bar, the co-founder of Plum Organics, the current CEO of Rebbl, and the author of "Killing It: An Entrepreneurs Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart," O'Loughlin has insights and wisdom that all leaders need to hear. In this one-on-one conversation, we'll hear the inside story from Sheryl of how she built her career, how she faced the demons along the way, and how she's finally found balance and joy in her career.
Redwood
2:30 - 2:50pmBreak
2:50 - 3:50pmUpleveling Your Performance By Tapping Into Your Inner Wisdom
Tara-Nicholle Nelson
In this one-of-a-kind workshop, we'll receive practical insights on how to quiet our inner critic, tap into our innate wisdom, and take our leadership to the next level.
Redwood
3:50 - 4:00pmScreening of Kate Spade New York: I am the Heroine of My Own StoryRedwood
4:15 - 5:00pmRejuvenation Break
*Kate Spade New York on purpose
6:00 - 7:30pmDinnerKitchen Table
7:45 - 8:45pmExclusive Interview: Eileen Fisher
In this one-on-one discussion, we'll sit down with fashion icon Eileen Fisher to hear her insights on how she's built an incredible conscious company, what leadership style works best for her, and what she's learned over her 30+ years building a $500 million sustainable brand.
Redwood
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
7:00 - 9:00amBreakfastKitchen Table
9:00 - 11:00amPeer CirclesRedwood
11:00 - 11:20amBreak
11:20 - 12:00pmClosing ConversationRedwood
12:00 - 2:00pmLunchKitchen Table
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Konda Mason
Co-founder, Jubilee Partners; Co-founder and founding CEO, Impact Hub Oakland

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Sheryl O’Loughlin
Author of Killin’ It, President & CEO of REBBL, Co-founder & former CEO of Plum Organics, Former CEO of Clif Bar & Company

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Komal Ahmad
Founder & CEO, Copia

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Tara Robertson
Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Partner for Mozilla

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Michelle Long
Co-Founder, Jubilee Partners

Previous Speakers Include

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Karen May
Vice President People Development, Google

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Aisha Fukushima
Singer, Speaker, RAPtivist

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Lynne Twist
Co-founder, The Pachamama Alliance & Founder, The Soul of Money Institute

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Jessica Norwood
Founder, The Runway Project

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Kat Taylor
Co-founder & Co-CEO, Beneficial State Bank

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Vicki Saunders
Founder, SheEO

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Natalia Oberti Noguera
Founder and CEO,  Pipeline Angels

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Rev. Deborah Johnson
Founder, Inner Light Ministries and The Motivational Institute

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Steph Speirs
Co-founder & CEO, Solstice

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Susan Griffin-Black
Co-Founder & Co-CEO, EO Products

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Amy Baglan
Founder & CEO, MeetMindful

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Anya Cherneff
Co-Founder & Executive Director, Empower Generation

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Miki Agrawal
Co-Founder & Chief Inventor of TUSHY, THINX, Icon, WILD

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Lisa Skeete Tatum
Co-founder & CEO, Landit

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Berry Liberman
Publisher, Dumbo Feather Magazine; Co-founder & Creative Director, Small Giants

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Courtney Klein
Co-founder & CEO, Seed Spot

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Deborah Jackson
Founder, Plum Alley

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Nellie Morris
Co-founder, Purpose Generation

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Rahama Wright
Founder & CEO, Shea Yeleen

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Robyn Sue Fisher
Founder & CEO, Smitten Ice Cream

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Marianne Schnall
Author/Journalist, Co-founder What Will It Take Movements

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Lisa Dyson
CEO, Kiverdi

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Kim Coupounas
Director, B Lab

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Olivia Khalili
Director, Oath for Good (formerly Yahoo)

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Virginia Klausmeier
CEO & President, Sylvatex Inc.

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Jenny Kassan
Author, “Raise Capital on Your Own Terms: How to Fund Your Business Without Selling Your Soul”

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Yve-Car Momperousse
CEO of Kreyol Essence

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Anna Auerbach
Co-founder and Co-CEO, Werk

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Cylvia Hayes
Author, Former First Lady of Oregon

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Konda Mason
Co-Founder & CEO, Impact Hub Oakland

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Carolyn Buck Luce
Managing Partner, Imaginal Labs

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Lori Darley
Founder & CEO, Conscious Leaders

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Jenny Sauer-Klein
Founder & Director, The Culture Conference

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Ayla Schlosser
Founder and CEO at Resonate

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Leslie Caputo
Director of Enterprise Strategy at Werk

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Sara Vetter
Business Development Director Soul of Money Institute

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