Best Conferences for Working Women of Color

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This year, there are a wealth of conferences committed to empowering women all over the nation. Known for effectuating change in the community, these conferences have relatively shaped the way women have been perceived in mainstream circles while achieving success. Take your pick from among these favored conferences:

National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s Annual Conference

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, one of the most unified black women’s organizations in the nation, has led the race in the power struggle toward race relations, education, and economic development. The first week of October will mark their 15th Biennial Conference in Indianapolis, so don’t hesitate to be apart of this dynamic black feminist group.

National Organization for Women’s National Conference

Legions of women flock to be a part of the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) Annual Conference each year to advocate for full racial and gender equality, job opportunities and anti-violence. The organization holds its “Daring to Dream Building: A Feminist Future” from June 24 to 26 in Tampa, Florida, which is timely for those looking to attend this summer.

Educated Sistas Association’s National Conference

This successful venture is a permanent fixture for women looking to inspire change. You can be a mentor by linking arms with those who are truly involved in shaping the futures of women. On August 20, over a 100 women and girls are hosting the annual conference in Philadelphia.


ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference

Working with this radical leadership puts the emphasis on “I” and “CAN” like no other. Their conferences continue to draw huge audiences each year promoting career advancement and other initiatives for women. This conference happened this past April but be sure to put it on your radar for next year.

Get Radical Women’s Conference

Are you seeking a life coach? The ultimate sacrifice this year is joining an organization helping women seek purpose in their professional and personal lives. In addition, those who have a thirst for knowledge and sisterhood, can commune with real talk experts, fitness trainer Jillian Michaels and radical success coach, Doreen Rainey. Registration for the next event takes place in Washington, DC from March 23-25.

NEA Joint Conference on the Concerns of Minorities and Women

Hop on the first bound train to achieving your professional goals with the Joint Conference on the Concerns of Minority Women. You can rejoice with other educated women championing for national causes: civil rights, political causes while endearing them to become more prosperous professionally and personally. The two-day event will take place in Chicago during the month of June.

National Congress of Black Women’s Conference

The National Congress of Black Women opens their 27th Annual Brunch ceremony  in September with congressional and working class women on the forefront of social, educational and political change. This organization is being held in Washington to value the work of women who believe that service and leadership are two indeliable functions.

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