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    PA Conference for Women: Who to Watch

    PA Conference for Women 2014It’s official: The PA Conference for Women is sold out.

    If you’re lucky enough to have snagged a ticket, get psyched for a lineup of power women including Jill Abramson, Diane Keaton, and Robin Roberts. This day-long conference based in our city has loads of programming about career development, personal finance, entrepreneurship, social media and way more. Plus, what’s better than being inspired for a day and reengage in the community?

    If you’re sitting back for this one, don’t worry. Good news: I’ll be live-tweeting throughout the day from @greenphillyblog about sustainability fun facts that may pop up from Candy Chang, co-founder of Neighborland.com to improve public spaces. Any women-power and career advice will pop up from my personal Twitter, @juliehancher.

    What other socially conscious speakers should you look out for?

    Top Picks for Socially Conscious Speakers at PA Conference for Women:

    • Maria Allison: Friend of GPB & co-founder of Forsei Consulting helps small businesses become B-corps, aka have major green street cred. Bright and soon-to-be grad from Drexel LeBow, we can’t wait to see what she has to share.
    • Colleen Kelly Howard is director for Girls on the Run Philadelphia, which helps young girls with life skills & physical fitness. We know health is an essential part of our self-sustainability.
    • Jessica Craft founded Rock the the Future, which gives free music programming to Philly youth – crucial at a time the arts budgets get cut constantly with the state of Philly schools.
    • Jenny Bowen founded Half the Sky, making children’s lives better across the globe.

    Readers, tell us in the comments: Who can’t you miss at this year’s event?

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    About Julie Hancher

    Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake.

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