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11th Annual Women’s Leadership Summit

November 10, 2021
Live & Zoom

The Summit is a collaborative and community-based event. Attendees comprise a mix of local business owners, community members, TCNJ students, faculty, staff, and more. We look forward to fostering new relationships and connecting our ever evolving network of women leaders.

Questions? Contact Communications Specialist, Nicole Beagin, or 609-771-2567.

Read BIo Susan McPherson Susan McPherson is a serial connector, angel investor, and corporate responsibility expert. She is the founder and CEO of McPherson Strategies, a communications consultancy focused on the intersection of brands and social impact. Susan has 25+ years of experience in marketing, public relations, and sustainability communications, speaking regularly at industry events including Inspirefest/Dublin, BSR, Center for Corporate Citizenship's Annual Summit, DLD and Techonomy, and contributing to the Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Forbes. Keynote Speaker Susan McPherson

These dynamic speakers have a lot to share with you.

There are several speakers and offerings as part of this year’s Summit. 2021 speakers will be announced below as they’re confirmed.


Contact Communications Specialist, Nicole Beagin, or 609-771-2567.

When is the Conference?

The 11th annual Women’s Leadership Summit will be held November 10, 2021.

How long is the Conference?

8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (exact times subject to change)

Where is the Conference?

In person at The College of New Jersey and virtually on Zoom.

How much is a ticket and what does it include?

For reference, tickets are priced at $50 each. In order to give back to students, all proceeds from this year's ticket sales will go to an Economic Assistance Fund to help support students who have been impacted by COVID-19. Based on the amount of ticket sales and proceeds available, funding for multiple students may be available.

There will be no ticket cost for TCNJ students, faculty, and staff. Please email Nicole Beagin, for more information.
Your ticket includes:
– Keynote session
– Workshop and breakout sessions

What is your refund policy?

We do not offer refunds on ticket purchases at this time.

Who is speaking at the Summit?

How can I register?

Link to come shortly.

How do I become a sponsor?

Contact Nicole Beagin,, 609-771-2567.

Comments or Suggestions?

Contact Nicole Beagin,, 609-771-2567.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

With an expert keynote and interactive workshops, attendees will leave with a new toolkit to reevaluate their own professional and personal goals.

9:00 am


Susan McPherson

The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, Ask, Do Method for Building Meaningful Relationships

10:00 am


Listen Like You Mean It: How to be a Better Listener from the Boardroom to the Dinner Table,” with Ximena Vengoechea

*Schedule subject to change. Please check back for updates
*Student session to be announced

Learn More Dress for Success The Women’s Leadership Summit is proud to partner with Dress for Success Central NJ for the 2021 event. Central NJ

Slide Presenting Sponsor: Student Session Sponsor: Additional Sponsorship Provided By: The School of Business
America's SBDC
Associate Sponsor: Adamov & Associates, Inc.
Friedman LLP

Location Education Building, Room 212
The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
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