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2016 Conference Day Suggestions: Best Session Picks for Different Job Paths

Help me plan my day! It’s a request we get more and more as we add new offerings to the Conference. “Of course, you can’t go wrong with any mix of sessions, but we do the programming with several different career tracks in mind,” says Director Laurie Dalton White. Here, our recommendations for a few different career tracks. Read More

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What You Need to Know about the New Federal Rules to Close the Pay Gap

executive-order-2016Earlier this year, President Obama announced a new executive order requiring companies with more than 100 employees to report their salaries, along with their sex, race, ethnicity and job group, to the federal government. It’s understandable if the news left you underwhelmed or the significance escaped you. “Remember that politicians campaign in poetry, but govern in prose,” says Victoria Pynchon, co-founder of She Negotiates Consulting and Training. “There’s not much poetry in an executive order that only requires reporting, but it acknowledges the existence of the pay gap, something many people do not believe exists. It’s an important first step.” Read More

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Download the 2018 Conference App

Women Conference App

Download the official Watermark Conference for Women app to access the day’s schedule, full exhibitor listings, maps, speaker bios and fellow attendees.


  • First look at our FULL AGENDA
  • MY SCHEDULE feature to help you plan your day
  • CONNECT & NETWORK with other attendees before conference & on the big day
  • MAPS to help you get around the convention center
  • Stay up-to-date with ALERTS about teleclasses, contests and important news


With over 6,500 amazing women and men making up our Watermark Conference for Women family, we want to facilitate sharing, learning and strengthening our community.

The Conference Community section of the app allows you to chat and network to achieve your goals. Pre-conference, access our incredible community of attendees by downloading the app and completing your attendee profile. Whether you’re looking for a job opportunity, hiring, have questions, or simply want to share resources and build your network, the Conference Community is a great place to start.  

To access the Conference Community:

  • Download the “WatermarkConf” app on your mobile device
  • Tap “LOGIN” in the top right corner of the home screen
  • Enter your email address and tap “Continue”
  • Tap “Profile” in the top right corner and create a user profile – share as much or as little information as you like, but you will need to enter a name in order to use the Group Discussions feature
  • Back on the home screen, tap MENU in the top left, then scroll down to “Conference Community”
  • Choose a channel and post your message or browse messages from other attendees

If you have last year’s app, simply refresh and re-use it to receive notifications about the 2018 Conference.

Be sure to create your profile to access the full power of the app. Share as much (or as little) information about yourself as you like and instantly communicate and connect with your new contacts with just a few taps! Logging in and completing a profile also allows you to create a schedule for the day for easy planning.


The app is available for iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows phones. To find it, just search “WatermarkConf” or download below.

Download now on the App Store

Get it now on Google Play



Cisco LogoSpecial thanks to Cisco for underwriting this year’s conference app!

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If You’re Going to the Conference This Year…

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Read on for important information about registration and planning your day at the inaugural Lead On Conference for Women!

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Going to the Conference? 3 Must-Do’s on LinkedIn

Susan Tabor-KleimanYou’re about to be in a convention hall full of people, some of whom could help your business, catapult your career or otherwise open doors for you. Logging onto LinkedIn is probably not on your pre-Lead On Conference for Women to-do list. But the giant online networking site is incredibly useful for face-to-face encounters, too, says Susan Tabor-Kleiman, J.D., a LinkedIn profile strategist and owner of Your Professional Writer. Here’s what to do on LinkedIn to ensure that you make valuable connections at the Conference: Read More

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