USC Women’s Conference

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Mark your calendars! On Friday, March 1, 2024, join hundreds of alums, supporters, parents, friends and staff at our annual USC Women’s Conference on University Park Campus. Women’s Conference 2023 was one of our most exciting conferences yet, and we are deeply grateful to our extraordinary speakers for sharing their insights, experience and expertise. Stay tuned for program updates in December!

If you were unable to join us, please check out our social media posts, as well as our virtual program book, for more information about the 2023 conference and our speakers:

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Conference Sponsors

Elevate your brand’s visibility and support empowerment by sponsoring the USC Women’s Conference. Join us in reaching a diverse and influential audience of leaders, professionals, and forward-thinkers. Explore the myriad sponsorship opportunities available and learn more about our engaged attendees by reviewing our informational packet. Any questions? Email Ashley Bonanno-Curley at

Women’s Conference 2024 Demographics and Sponsorships

Serve as an Expert

We’re on the lookout for individuals to share their knowledge at our 16th annual on March 1, as well as at the Pre-Conference Mixer on February 29. Whether you wish to mentor or present, this is your chance to contribute to a program all about empowerment and growth, and to inspire, educate and connect conference particpants.

Mentor at a Pre-Conference Mixer | Los Angeles (In-Person):

  • When: Thursday, February 29 (approx. timing between 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.)
  • Format: Participants can sign up for a 15-minute session with you, where you’ll share insights from your professional journey.

Present at a USC Women’s Conference Breakout Session | USC University Park Campus (In-Person):

  • When: Friday, March 1 (approx. timing between 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Topics: Choose from a wide range of subjects, including health, wellness, leadership, financial education, personal transformation, diversity, mentorship and more.
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2022 USC Women’s Conference Clips

Welcome & University Greeting

Co-Chairs Karen Carr-Crawford MPA ’83 and Eva Iino welcome conference participants to kick off the 2022 USC Women’s Conference.

What Leaders are Made Of

USC President Carol L. Folt and Willow Bay, Dean of USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, share their thoughts of modern leadership.

Sheroic Tales of Activism

USC’s Associate Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations Patrick E. Auerbach EdD ’08 introduces this panel discussion that includes Christopher Manning, Vice President, Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer; Sheryl Evans Davis EdD ’20, Executive Director, San Francisco Human Rights Commission; and Joanna Joyce Weiss JD ’97, Founder/President of WAVE (Women for American Values and Ethics).

Making Entertainment Diverse, Inclusive & All-Embracing

A panel discussion with Poppy Hanks ’95, Executive Vice President of Production and Development, MACRO; Leslie Lehr ’82, A Boob’s Life, Pegagus Books, HBO Max, Truby Writers Studio; Liza Pano ’90, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Distribution Services, Paramount Pictures; and Tiffany Everett ’02, Senior Marketing and PR Professional.