How Her Conference Changed My Life

I watched from my seat as Linda Sarsour raised her fist in the air, walking towards the stage with Carmen Perez with a powerful anthem playing. At that moment my eyes began to water with overwhelming emotion. The second they began to speak at my very first Her Conference, I knew my life was going to change.

According to the website, Her Conference “is the leading career development conference for college women.” It was the sixth one and I decided, with a help from a friend recommendation, to attend for the first time.

Each keynote and panel impacted my life in one way or another. Here are a few that stood out to me:

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How I Spent Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month shouldn’t stop with March. We should continue to learn from past and present women, who’ve made it their mission to make an impact in history. Every woman has a chance to make a difference in their field, community and personal life.

The month of March was filled with learning, connecting and surrounding myself with inspirational women. While I listen to my #GirlBoss playlist, here are six things I did to celebrate Women’s History Month:

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