We're already hard at work building another compelling program for the 2015 Simmons Leadership Conference. Next year's theme, Dare to Compete, reflects the astute advice of Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and it's a rallying cry that resonated strongly with attendees at our 2014 conference.

Our 2015 program includes Arianna Huffington, chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer of Cisco, Nilofar Merchant, business strategist and author of The New How: Creating Business Solutions through Collaborative Strategy, and Claire Shipman, broadcast journalist and author of The Confidence Code: The Art and Science of Self-Assurance, with many more to come. So stay tuned!

Upcoming Leadership Programs

Strategic Leadership for Women
September 15-19, 2014
Transformational leadership development for mid career and senior women

Women's Leadership Certificate Program
October 24, 2014, November 18, 2014, February 13, 2015, March 27, 2015
Skill building workshops for emerging women leaders


Recent Blog Entries
Looking Back at Leadership Conference


We're still buzzing from last week's Simmons Leadership Conference! It was an extraordinary, empowering day featuring talks by such incredible women as activist Zainab Salbi, astronaut Mae Jemison, legendary actress and singer Rita Moreno, and - of course - a moving closing keynote from the incomparable Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. See what our attendees thought of the day:...Read more »

Live Blog: Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton served as the nation's 67th Secretary of State from 2009 until 2013, after nearly four decades in public service. Her "smart power" approach to foreign policy repositioned American diplomacy and development for the 21st century. Clinton... read more »

Live Blog: Signature Dialogue: Exploring the Frontiers of Science and Human Potential

Mae Jemison gives new meaning to the expression "the sky's the limit." In addition to her pioneering role as the first African-American woman to travel in space, she is a successful entrepreneur and a passionate crusader for science education... read more »

Live Blog: Afternoon Keynote, Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno is one of just a handful of performers-and the only Latina-to win the entertainment industry's four most prestigious awards. Her breakout performance came as Anita in West Side Story, earning her an Oscar for best supporting actress... read more »

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