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Looking for platforms to celebrate your achievements in business and connect with other ambitious female professionals?

For your convenience, we selected the best opportunities to help you grow professionally, meet, network and be inspired by fellow businesswomen.

Whether you are a successful business owner, developing your startup or aspiring entrepreneur, we prepared an overview of conferences, summits, accelerators and other events worth your attention.

The best opportunities for female founders in 2020


yher Accelerator Program

Deadline: April 24, 2020 | Apply here
Eligibility: Female-led ventures in the early stages having at least one female co-founder who will participate in the program. Your venture must exist to improve the lives of people living in poverty.

yher supports game-changing, women-led impact ventures that are improving the lives of people living in poverty across the Pacific Islands region.

The program provides the region’s most promising women entrepreneurs with access to the skills, knowledge, connections, funding and community they need to build sustainable and scalable ventures.


HITLAB Women’s Health Tech Challenge

Deadline: May 4, 2020 | Apply here
Date: May 21, 2020
Eligibility: FemTech innovators at least 18 years of age at the time of entry, are legal residents of countries where such challenges are allowed by y the laws of those countries (excluding the residents of Cuba, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria)
Location: Online

The HITLAB Women’s Health Tech Challenge began in 2018, focusing on emerging technology applications and systems that improve medical care and the provision of healthcare among women worldwide, an industry slated to reach $50B by 2025.

The goal of the Women’s Health Tech Challenge is to invite innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups, as either individuals or teams, to propose novel concepts to fulfil or mitigate the unmet needs of women all over the world.


Yellow Virtual Conference

Date: June 26, 2020 | Register here
Location: Online

Yellow goes virtual! In the wake of COVID-19 and all of its implications, the NY Conference has been moved to an online experience. Join this virtual gathering for women to intentionally come together to navigate what it looks like to create meaningful work in the world.

Join a full-day online of inspirational speakers, virtual panels, live chats with the Yellow Community at large and more.


eWomenNetwork Entrepreneur Conference & Expo

Dates: July 23-25, 2020 | Register here
Location: Frisco, TX, the United States

eWomenNetwork Entrepreneur Conference & Expo is the premier women’s business event company, providing a comprehensive success system for its members.

Hundreds of diverse business categories are represented along with a cultural/ethnic mix of women entrepreneurs and business professionals. eWomenNetwork celebrates the brilliance and power of women.


Women’s Leadership Conference

Dates: August 19, 2020 | Register here
Location: Omaha, the United States

The 27th annual ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference will explore team-based organizations – elevating performance through teamwork, cross-disciplinary collaboration, maximized strategy and networked connectivity.

When the ensemble is diverse, playing their best and working together in harmony, the business performance is elevated. The sum is greater than its parts.


Forbes Under 30 Global Women’s Summit

Dates: August 27-28, 2020 | Register here
Location: Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Israel

Under 30 Global Women’s Summit, an international gathering of top young founders, leaders and mentors for four days of leading, connecting and creating.

It’s the only Under 30 event dedicated to women and their allies, consisting of four unforgettable days of workshops focused on propelling women-led businesses, VIP experiences across Tel Aviv and Jerusalem and world-class conversations.


Yellow Conference Los Angeles

Dates: August 27-28, 2020 | Register here
Location: Los Angeles, the United States

Yellow Conference is a two day gathering for women to intentionally come together to navigate what it looks like to create meaningful work in the world.

Come to hear from female industry leaders in the social good space who know that work is more than a career, it’s how we find and create meaning in the world. Women who have done the hard work it takes to know themselves better, so they can lead themselves and lead others into creating meaningful work.


Women in FinTech Summit

Dates: September 17-18, 2020 | Register here
Location: London, the United Kingdom

Discover the latest challenges, progressions and impacts from the world’s leading female innovators across industry, research and the financial sector.

Explore the current FinTech landscape, hear real-world examples from leading women in the sector and join the conversation on challenges and steps needed to improve diversity and increase opportunities for women in the financial industry.


Invest In Women

Dates: September 21-23, 2020 | Register here
Location: Atlanta, the United States

Invest In Women 2020 will offer expanded programming that reflects input from prior attendees as well as other industry leaders. Take the opportunity to be inspired — and have fun — at a conference, you won’t want to miss.


Grace Hopper Celebration

Date: September 29 – October 2, 2020 | Register here
Location: Orlando, the United States

Grace Hopper Celebration is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. Attend inspiring keynotes and sessions, network with peers, and gain important resources to help you succeed in and further your career.


Texas Conference for Women

Date: September 30 – October 1, 2020 | Register here
Location: Austin, TX, the United States 

The Texas Conference for Women provides connection, motivation, networking, inspiration and skill building for thousands of Texas women each year.

The mission of the Conferences for Women is to promote, communicate and amplify the influence of women in the workplace and beyond. At our annual nonpartisan, nonprofit conferences, we bring together thousands of active professionals to connect, renew, and find inspiration in community.


Women In Business Expo London

Date: October 14-15, 2020 | Register here
Location: London, the United Kingdom

Women In Business Expo is the number 1 free to attend business event for women in the UK. This two-day event designed for all women at any stage of their professional journey. Providing inspiration, guidance and business services to find their best career match or support their business.


Global Female Leaders Summit

Dates: October 19-20, 2020 | Register here
Location: Berlin, Germany

The Global Female Leaders summit brings together high-achieving leaders from all over the world. It gives focus to new ways of thinking and presents aspects we think we already understand from a new and unfamiliar perspective.

This summit enables women to start a dialogue; women who shape their societies and their organisations – women who make their mark.


Women in AI Dinner Toronto

Date: October 15, 2020 | Register here
Location: Toronto, Canada

An evening of discussions & networking around the progress and application of artificial intelligence.

Over the course of the dinner, hear from leading female experts in Artificial Intelligence and discuss the impact of this rapidly advancing technology.


Female Entrepreneur Summit

Date: October 28, 2019 | Register here
Location: Cleveland, the United States

The annual Female Entrepreneur Summit is where Cleveland’s female entrepreneurs meet to connect, learn and grow. Engage with successful entrepreneurs, dynamic speakers and experts who will share resources, opportunities and personal testimonials.

Grow your knowledge and expand your network during a day-long program specifically designed for you, whether you’re in start-up or scale-up mode. You’ll walk away with practical insights, honest advice and proven tactics help your company grow and thrive.


Women In Business Expo Manchester

Date: November 3-4, 2020 | Register here
Location: Manchester, the United Kingdom

Women in Business Expo North is the no.1 free to attend business event for women in the UK. It is a clarion call to all women looking for new opportunities in business and work, coming to Manchester’s iconic venue, Manchester Central.

The revolutionary, must-attend event will be packed with seminars from industry leaders, features to inspire and guide, and exhibitors from all across the UK to help you on your journey.


Pennsylvania Conference for Women

Date: November 10-11, 2020 | Register here
Location: Orlando, the United States

The mission of the Pennsylvania Conference for Women is to promote, communicate and amplify the influence of women in the workplace and beyond.

The annual nonpartisan, nonprofit conference brings together thousands of active professionals to connect, renew, and find inspiration in community.


Women in AI Dinner London

Date: November 11, 2020 | Register here
Location: London, the United Kingdom

An evening of discussions & networking around the progress and application of artificial intelligence.

Over the course of the dinner, hear from leading female experts in Artificial Intelligence and discuss the impact of this rapidly advancing technology.


Massachusetts Conference for Women

Dates: December 9-10, 2020 | Register here
Location: Boston, the United States

The Massachusetts Conference for Women provides one full day of connection, motivation, networking, inspiration and skill building for thousands of women each year.

The Conference offers incredible opportunities for business networking, professional development and personal growth.

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