Women Helping Women

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, beaginn@tcnj.edu or 609-771-2567.

These dynamic women have a lot to share with you.

There are several speakers and offerings as part of this year’s Summit.


Contact Communications Specialist, Nicole Beagin, beaginn@tcnj.edu or 609-771-2567.

When is the Conference?

The 9th annual Women’s Leadership Summit will be held November 6, 2019.

How long is the Conference?

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (exact times subject to change)

Where is the Conference?

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

How much is a ticket and what does it include?

For reference, tickets are priced at $100 each, or $700 for a table of 8. A registration discount is available for TCNJ faculty, staff and alumni. Please email Nicole Beagin, beaginn@tcnj.edu for more information.

Your ticket includes:
– Networking breakfast and luncheon
– Keynote session and book signing
– Workshop and expert panel discussion
– Access to first-ever networking reception after conference adjournment

What should I wear?

Attendees generally wear business casual attire.

How can I register?

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

With an expert keynote, panel discussion, interactive workshop, and valuable networking opportunities, attendees will leave with a new toolkit to reevaluate their own professional and personal goals.

  • Registration & Networking Breakfast

  • Welcome

  • Opening Remarks

  • Keynote

    Dr. Valerie Young an internationally recognized expert on impostor syndrome.

  • Coffee Break

  • Student Session Begins

    Student session with keynote speaker will take place in ED 115 at 10:30am and is open to all TCNJ students.

  • Expert Panel Discussion: Empowered Women, Empower Women

    Moderator: Chanelle Lester, JD, MBA Director, The College of New Jersey School of Business. Panel Members: Melissa Tenzer Executive Director, Dress for Success Central New Jersey; Jigna Rao Director of the Center for Continuing Studies, Mercer County Community College; Tammy Tibbetts Co-Founder & CEO, She’s the First.

  • Lunch and Book Signing

  • Dare to Lead™: 6 Myths of Vulnerability

    Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed to be facilitated by organizational development professionals. Facilitator: Lisa Christiansen, Executive Coach. https://christiansencoaching.com/

  • Adjourn / Networking Reception