Aspire, Business Today’s annual conference for women in business, aims to connect female students with women at the forefront of the world’s most innovative enterprises. Students will get the chance to engage with leaders through a series of keynote talks, executive seminars, and one-on-one mentorship opportunities. The conference will be held October 14-15 in New York City.

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Aspire Conference 2017

Aspire.  Act.  Achieve.

Where do you want to be? Aspire will help you get there. Learn from women who have made their mark in the workforce, cultivate your skills through interactive workshops, and personally connect with a mentor through our sponsorship pairing program.


Charlotte Kent

Script and Type

Louise Sams

Turner Broadcasting

Joanne Moffic-Silver


Sue Collyns


Laura Forese


Nell Diamond

Hill House Home

Mary Jo Haddad


Rita McGrath

Columbia Business School

Michele Trogni


Kay Unger

Kay Unger New York

Liza Landsman


Julie Silcock

Houlihan Lokey


Day 1, October 14
10:00 - 1:00 Check-In
1:00 Lunch
2:30 - 3:15 Opening Remarks
3:15 - 3:30 Video
3:30 - 4:15 Keynote
4:15 - 7:00 Workshops (Listed Below)
7:15 - 8:00 Dinner
8:00 - 10:00 Bowling/Event
Day 2, October 15
8:30 - 9:30 Breakfast
9:30 - 10:30 Keynote
10:30 - 11:30 Executive Seminar
11:30 - 1:00 Lunch with Mentor
1:00 - 2:45 Mentorship Chats
3:00 - 4:00 Panel
4:00 - 4:30 Conference Video Recap
4:30 : 5:00 Closing Remarks

Meet The Team

Applications Are Closed

The future is female. We’re looking for women who are leaders, thinkers, and trailblazers interested in learning from the professionals who are currently making strides in their respective fields. All applicants must be enrolled in a college or university at the time of the conference.
Applications for the 2017 conference are closed.