About The Event
Interact. Invest. Reset.
The "Women's Leadership Conference: Stronger Together" Goes Virtual in 2021! March 8-26, 2021
Celebrate Women's History Month and invest in yourself.
This year's Leadership Conference, hosted by the Women of Hopkins Affinity and the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association, launches March 8. Interact with us each week for a variety of dynamic sessions with a different focus. Choose one or two, or participate in all of the sessions, whatever your calendar will allow. This year's Keynote Speaker is Dr. Redonda Miller (Med '92, Bus '04, '05), President of The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
March 8-26, 2021
Here are some of our speakers
Here is our event schedule
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Courtney Silverthorn, Med '09, A&S '11
Eleni Pallas, SAIS '95
Brooke Buckley, MD, A&S '98
Monica Kang, SAIS '13
Lindsey Hutzler, A&S '12 and Michelle Rhodd, Bus '99, '06
Niyati Shah, SAIS '11
Engage in breakout room themed discussions covering a variety of issues and topics
Panel Discussion led by Alina Predescu, Bus '13, '17 and Margia Arguello, Bus '16, A&S '07
Caitlin Collins Gulley, Edu '18
Saleema Vellani, SAIS '12
Claudia Bellony-Atanga, Bus '10, '11
Redonda Miller, MD, Med '92, Bus '04
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Who can attend the Women's Leadership Conference?
All members of the Hopkins community, alumni, current students, staff, faculty and friends of Hopkins are eligible to attend.
When is the conference?
This year the Women's Leadership Conference will be virtual and delivered over the course of a 3 week period of time beginning on March 8 and ending on March 26 with our Keynote Address, given by alumna and President of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Redonda Miller.
Do I have to register for the entire conference?
With this new and innovative conference delivery, individuals are able to register for any open sessions offered as they are interested in participating. Individuals may register for one or all open sessions offered.
How do I register for the conference? Can I register over the phone, or do I have to register online?
Registration links can be found on the Women of Hopkins Web Site, in the registration section. Currently due to COVID-19 and remote work, all registrations must be made online. The Office of Alumni Relations is unable to process registrations by phone or mail.
When is the deadline to register?
Individuals can register for open sessions up to 24 hours before the start time for the session. Registrations received after that time cannot be guaranteed, as platform links will be sent by individual session.
When is the deadline to cancel my registration?
Individuals can cancel their registration up to two working days before the first registered event. Cancellations after that date will not be eligible for refunds.
May I receive a refund if I cancel my registration?
Refunds will be given to those who cancel their registration no later than two working days before the first registered event. Given the unpredictable circumstances due to COVID-19, the Office of Alumni Relations will work with you regarding refunds and cancellations in extreme situations. Please contact Thomas Outlen, Affinity Engagement, at Alumni Events with questions.
How do I change my registration selections?
Registration selections can be made up to two working days before the first registered event. Please contact Thomas Outlen, Affinity Engagement, at Alumni Events with questions.
Will there be technical support for the sessions?
The Office of Alumni Relations will do its best to assist you with basic technical issues and troubleshooting and the receipt of platform links, but will not be able to offer any high level individual technical support.
Will the conference sessions be recorded and shared?
Most conference sessions will be recorded and individuals will receive the recordings of the sessions they registered for. With the purchase of the third registration option, you will receive links to a virtual library of all recorded sessions (even those you did not participate in) shortly after the conclusion of the conference. All recordings will eventually be posted on the Alumni Association You Tube channel at a later date.
How can my business become a sponsor?
Please contact Affinity Engagement leader, Elena Thompson to discuss the possibility of future sponsorship.
What other events does Women of Hopkins hold?
The Women of Hopkins Affinity hosts a variety of programs in addition to the Annual Women's Leadership Conference from professional development activities to health and wellness programs to networking gatherings. More information about past and upcoming activities please visit the WOH web page.
How can I get involved?
Interested in joining an existing planning committee or partnering with the Affinity Team and other alumni to develop a new group? Please send an email titled "Volunteering" to firstname.lastname@example.org
I have a question that's not covered here. Who do I contact?
Please send all other questions to Thomas Outlen at email@example.com
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