Suggest a Speaker-  We Want to Hear From You!


We believe that every individual has a story to share. Our participants are ambitious and eager to learn from movers and shakers from the community. Do you have practical advice/tips/best practices on how to navigate one's career for women of color here in Boston? If you want to be on our roster or know someone who should speak, contact us and tell us why you or this person would be well-matched for our WWP audience. We can't wait to hear from you!

FAQ: Speaking for WWP


WWP events aren't typical professional development seminars. WWP participants have high expectations of themselves and of the seminars. We pride ourselves for staying away from 'theoretical' talks and consistently hosting speakers who provide practical and actionable steps for our audiences to implement. 



How do I suggest a speaker?

Contact us on this page or email us at bostonwomenwithpurpose@gmail.com.


Can I suggest someone I don't know personally? 

Please do! Just let us know how you've heard about this person, and why you think they should speak at these seminars.


Is there a deadline for suggesting a speaker?

No, we look at suggestions on a rolling basis. Although the seminars are conducted only in the spring (March/April/May) we research, meet and watch our speakers all year round to ensure they bring value to the seminars.


How long are speakers expected to speak for?

Speakers are asked to come talk on the first Saturday of March, April or May -  either from 9:30-11am or from 11:30-1pm. During this hour and half, speakers are welcomed to use powerpoint presentations if need be. We will provide guidelines and support to ensure that 


What topics are best to cover?

- Personal Branding

- Effective Time Management

- Diversity and Inclusion

- Project Management

- Financial Management

- Negotiation & Conflict Management

- Goal Setting & Follow Through

- Problem Solving

- Teamwork

- Fashion at the workplace

- Career Navigation

    and open to more!



What do you pay speakers?

While we admire and fully support the work that our speakers do, currently WWP does not compensate its speakers. Nonetheless we are committed to creating an experience that's tremendously fulfilling and beneficial for our speakers.

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