Women’s Conference:

Thrive Together: Seattle

Save the Date: March 6-7, 2020

Seattle, Washington

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the 11th Women’s Conference in Washington D.C.  A big thank you to all our speakers and sponsors for making the conference so special.

Save the date for the 12th Annual USC Women’s Conference in Seattle, Washington on Friday-Saturday, March 6-7, 2020. See details in the “About” section below for speakers and committee members.

View photos from the 2019 conference on our Flickr page!

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About USC Women’s Conference

The USC Women’s Conference is held in March during International Women’s Month and brings together women of all ages and backgrounds—alumnae, parents, students and friends—for a day of programs and activities designed to inspire and empower them to create positive change in their personal lives, their communities and the world.

The 12th Annual USC Women’s Conference will take place in Seattle, Washington on Friday-Saturday, March 6-7, 2020.

2020 Conference Schedule*

Friday, March 6, 2020:

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Activities
5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Thrive Together Opening Reception (Location TBD)
8:30 p.m. Dine Seattle – Explore Seattle’s Culinary with fellow Trojan Alumnae (Tentative)

Saturday, March 7, 2020:

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Conference Opening Plenary Session
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session I*
11:45 – 12:00 p.m. Break
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Networking Lunch & Program
1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Break
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Breakout Session II*
2:15 – 2:20 p.m. Break
2:20 – 3:15 p.m. Conference Afternoon Plenary Session
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. School Receptions (Location TBD)
4:30 p.m. Conference Concludes
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Alumni Club of Seattle Excursion (Tentative)

*Sessions may include the following topics Sustainability, Mental Health & Wellness, Social Impact, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Women and Technology

Saturday, March 8, 2020:

Time & Location: TBA Post Conference Brunch

*Schedule is tentative. Updates to the Conference Schedule will be announced in December.

The USC Women’s Conference provides excellent visibility with one of the university’s most successful, affluent and devoted constituencies. We invite you to partner with us on the 2020 conference by choosing from among several sponsorship packages, which can be found here, with a wide range of marketing options:

• Brand exposure to more than 183,000 women – alumnae, parents, students and friends of USC – through e-mail broadcasts and social media.

• Advertising in the commemorative program book, mobile app and including of your company’s materials in the conference bag giveaway.

• Event signage acknowledging your support.

• Podium recognition during the conference program.

By partnering with the USC Alumni Association on the 2020 conference, you can take advantage of this valuable opportunity to market your company name and brand, and place your products and materials directly in the hands of attendees.

Thank you in advance for your consideration. If you have any questions or would like to confirm sponsorship availability, please click here to complete the sponsorships interest form.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!


USC Marshall
USC Gould
USC Annenberg
USC Rossier
USC Price

Conference Sponsors

USC Dornsife
The Carrelle Company Logo Final (print)
USC Viterbi Logo

USC Alumni Association Premier Partners

Bank of america-logo

As you plan your travel to Seattle, we are pleased to offer the following discounts on air travel, rental car and hotel accomodations.

American Airlines is offering a discounted airfare of 5% off published rates for the 2020 USC Women’s Conference.  This discount is only applicable when flying into Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) and can only be used from February 29th -March 15th.  To make reservations, please visit http://aa.com or by calling American’s Meeting Services Desk at 800-433-1790 and use promotional code: 8620DE.

*Discount cannot be applied towards Basic Economy.

Hotel Accomodations:
We are please to be partnering with our host hotel, the Westin Seattle, to provide a discounted room rate for Women’s Conference attendees.  Rates of $165++ per night are available until February 1st.   Please visit the Westin’s website for more details and availability.

Car Rentals:
Both Avis and Budget are offering discounted car rentals.  Discounted rentals are only available for travel to Seattle between February 29th – March 15th.    Please see below for contact and promotional code information:

Avis Rental Car:
Make your reservations by visiting www.avis.com/aagroups or by calling 1-800-331-1600 and using promotional code: AWD# B136001

Budget Rent a Car:
Make your reservations by visiting www.budget.com/aagroups  or by calling 1-800-842-5628 and using promotional code: BCD# U001650


Please contact the USC Alumni Association at (213) 740-2300 with questions regarding travel to Women’s Conference.

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