Imagine being in the heart of wine country, connecting with hundreds of other women-identifying change agents who are using the power of business to make the world a better place.

Picture yourself meeting fellow female business leaders on a guided hike overlooking vineyards or laughing with your peers over a meal of locally sourced ingredients from women-owned vendors.

This is the World-Changing Women’s Summit

a heartfelt retreat of mission-driven women* among the rolling hills of Sonoma — a place to intentionally slow down and incubate connection, inspiration, and rejuvenation with other incredible women.

* The World-Changing Women's Summit event and its content welcomes and is catered to mission-driven business leaders who identify as women, trans, and gender non-conforming.

*Please contact with any questions


"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


"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


"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

At WCWS, a powerhouse group of women-identifying leaders come together 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 topics such as:

  • shifting the paradigm of business toward a system that works for everyone and supports all life. 
  • developing yourself as an authentic, conscious leader.
  • supporting other female leaders and finding more support for yourself.
  • bringing more purpose into your work.
  • moving from surviving to thriving when it comes to work-life integration.
  • scaling your company while staying true to your values.
  • creating greater impact in the world.

2019 Speakers Include


Konda Mason
Co-founder, Jubilee Partners; Co-founder & founding CEO, Impact Hub Oakland


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


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

2018 Speakers Include


Karen May
Vice President People Development, Google


Aisha Fukushima
Singer, Speaker, RAPtivist


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


Jessica Norwood
Founder, The Runway Project

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


Vicki Saunders
Founder, SheEO


Natalia Oberti Noguera
Founder and CEO,  Pipeline Angels


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


Amy Baglan
Founder & CEO, MeetMindful

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Anya Cherneff
Co-Founder & Executive Director, Empower Generation


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


Lisa Skeete Tatum
Co-founder & CEO, Landit


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


Courtney Klein
Co-founder & CEO, Seed Spot


Deborah Jackson
Founder, Plum Alley


Nellie Morris
Co-founder, Purpose Generation

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Rahama Wright
Founder & CEO, Shea Yeleen


Robyn Sue Fisher
Founder & CEO, Smitten Ice Cream


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


Lisa Dyson
CEO, Kiverdi


Kim Coupounas
Director, B Lab


Olivia Khalili
Director, Oath for Good (formerly Yahoo)


Virginia Klausmeier
CEO & President, Sylvatex Inc.


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


Yve-Car Momperousse
CEO of Kreyol Essence


Anna Auerbach
Co-founder and Co-CEO, Werk


Cylvia Hayes
Author, Former First Lady of Oregon


Konda Mason
Co-Founder & CEO, Impact Hub Oakland


Carolyn Buck Luce
Managing Partner, Imaginal Labs


Lori Darley
Founder & CEO, Conscious Leaders


Jenny Sauer-Klein
Founder & Director, The Culture Conference


Ayla Schlosser
Founder and CEO at Resonate


Leslie Caputo
Director of Enterprise Strategy at Werk


Sara Vetter
Business Development Director Soul of Money Institute

Interested in Sponsoring the 2020 World-Changing Women's Summit? For more information, contact

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To reserve your room at The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa, please call (707) 935-6600.

Or, book your group rate online for World-Changing Women's Summit here:

Note that the price of the ticket does not include travel or accommodations, but it does include three days of programming and the following meals:

  • January 29th from 1pm-9pm *Dinner provided
  • January 30th from 8am-9pm *Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner provided
  • January 31st from 8am-12pm *Breakfast provided 

Registration will open at 10:30 am PST on Wednesday, January 29 and programming starts promptly at 1:00 p.m.  Programming ends at noon on Friday, January 31.

Conscious Company Media incurs significant expenses prior to the event. Therefore, it is necessary that we maintain the following refund and cancellation policy:

  • Tickets are 100 percent refundable before November 29 and 50 percent refundable before December 29, 2019.
  • Cancellations requested within 30 days of the event will not be refunded, even if bought less than 30 days prior.

No-shows will not be refunded, nor can they be transferred to a different event. If you have any questions email

Yes, we offer partial scholarships for early stage social enterprises and non-profits. Submit your application for our social entrepreneur and non-profit scholarships here

Since lodging is not included in the ticket price, lodging will need to be booked separately for this event. The Summit will be taking place at The Lodge in Sonoma where a room block has been reserved for the Summit. Though it is not required, we highly recommend attendees stay at the Lodge for a fully immersive experience of the Summit. Click here to reserve a room.

For attendees who will be flying in for the conference, we recommend the following airports:


  • Charles M. Schulz AirportDistance: 30 miles. Drive time: 55 minutes 
  • Oakland International Airport – Distance: 60 miles. Drive time: 1hr 45 minutes 
  • San Francisco International Airport – Distance: 56 miles. Drive time: 2hr 15 minutes 

As the event nears, once you register, you will receive a rideshare form to assist in coordinating travel from the airport to the Lodge with other attendees.

No, Conscious Company does not provide transportation; however, upon registration, you will receive a rideshare form to assist in coordinating travel from the airport to the Lodge with other attendees. For any other questions, contact

Registration will open at 10:30 am PST on Wednesday, January 29 at The Lodge in Sonoma, California.

Programming starts promptly at 1:00 p.m.  Programming ends at noon on Friday, January 31.

All meals within 1pm January 29 – 12pm January 31 are included in your ticket. Vegan and Gluten-Free options will be available. However, the facility is not Gluten-Free. If you have any question about your specific dietary restrictions, please E-Mail

For the convenience of all breastfeeding mothers, we will have a mother’s room available with a refrigerator for breastmilk.

At past events, we have had attendees bring their babies to the conference. We welcome babies in our space!

To nominate yourself or someone you know to speak or present at a future Women’s Summit, please fill out this application: WCWS Speaker Application

Interested in becoming a World-Changing Women Ambassador? As an ambassador, we invite you deeper into the World-Changing Women community and offer greatly discounted tickets to events as well as company exposure in exchange for your help sharing the work we do with women in your network. For more information, contact

Is your organization interested in becoming a World-Changing Women Network Partner? As an Network Partner, we offer discounted tickets to World-Changing Women events as well as company exposure on the site and at the event in exchange for your help sharing the work we do with women in your network. For more information, contact

If you are press and wish to cover the World-Changing Women’s Summit, please fill out this form here: WCWS Press

For further details on covering as press, contact Diane Strfani at

If you are interested in sponsoring the Summit, please contact Katie Sullivan at

Questions, comments, suggestions, kind words? Please contact