Former First Lady Michelle Obama and President Drinan

Looking Back at the Simmons Leadership Conference

The Simmons Leadership Conference was filled with inspiring messages and powerful leaders — we're still buzzing with excitement! The day featured incredible speeches from Gretchen CarlsonNely Galán, Valerie PlameEdie Weiner, and Former First Lady Michelle Obama.

You can experience all the empowering highlights from the conference with the articles below and by checking out #SLCBoston on Twitter! Be sure to watch Mrs. Obama's full remarks!

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Photo of Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Simmons President Helen Drinan by Lisa Cohen

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17

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13

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10

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Looking Back at the Simmons Leadership Conference
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29

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28

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27

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