Founded in 1997 by Kati Machtley, then first lady of Bryant, the Bryant University Women’s Summit® is the largest and longest-running conference for women in Rhode Island and the region. It has sold out every year since its inception. Through the years, the Bryant Women’s Summit® has featured prominent speakers who have helped thousands of women and men discover and achieve their full potential. Notable keynote speakers have included Mika Brzezinski, Geena Davis, Viola Davis, Angela Duckworth, Ph.D., Amy Edmonson, Ph.D, Geraldine Ferraro, Jody Hoffer Gittell, Ph.D., Carla Harris, Arianna Huffington, Soledad O'Brien, Suze Orman, and Jane Pauley.

In addition to the inspiring keynote speakers, the Women’s Summit has featured breakout panel discussions on leadership, communication, finance, entrepreneurship, personal branding, diversity, health and wellness, technology, and career advancement. Attendees network throughout the day and at the reception following the closing keynote. More information and registration details are available at the Women's Summit Website

Browse the contents of Women's Summit Presented by Bryant University:

Women's Summit 2023
Moving Forward Together: Me, We, Us
Women's Summit 2021
Resilience & Growth
Women's Summit 2020
Expand Your Vision
Women's Summit 2019
Move Forward. Make Change Happen!
Women’s Summit 2018
Rise to the Challenge & Reach New Heights!
Women's Summit 2017
20 Years of Inspiring, Empowering, and Advancing Women!
Women’s Summit 2016
Make Your Mark!
Women's Summit 1997
Rising to Workplace Challenges in the Next Millennium