Confident Communication: A Women’s Summit

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Next Live Women’s Summit is October 16*

*The Fall Women’s Summit is Full

To get on the waiting list for Fall and receive updates on the next Women’s Summit sign up here!

Confident Communication: A Women’s Summit is a full day of professional development and training held in Lacey, Washington. It is for and about supporting women who want to become inspired and confident communicators.

This event is packed with dynamic content that includes expert speakers, table conversations, and opportunities to practice with each other in a safe and supportive environment.

Virtual Women’s Summit

Instead, a Virtual Women’s Summit was held on the same day and included all of the summit speakers that were scheduled to speak. This virtual women’s summit includes recordings of each presentation:

  • Betty Lochner – The Confident Communicator
  • Jennifer Haury – Resilience: You Can Do This!
  • Ava McGee – The Wisdom of Women
  • Patricia Roberts – Small Steps to Big Change
  • Camille Rapacz – From Uncertainty to Inspiration
  • Krista Dunk – Writing with Confidence

You can sign up to get the FREE replay of the Virtual Women’s Summit here: Virtual Women’s Summit Replay

Fall Summit Registration is $147 and includes lunch, a day of training, inspiration, team building, an after-event reception, and so much more!

Location: Center for Business Innovation at South Puget Sound Community College, 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, Washington, 98503. SPSCC Lacey Campus

Women’s Summit Details

Learn How to Be a More Confident Communicator

Confident Communication: A Women’s Summit is a full day of professional development and training held in Lacey, Washington. It is for and about supporting women who want to become inspired and confident communicators.

Attendees will learn the tools and resources they need to take actionable steps, apply what they learned, and immediately use it to positively impact their organization and community.

Speakers and Topics (tentative) for Fall 2020

  • Inclusion is not an Illusion, Ava McGee
  • The Wisdom of Women, Jennifer Haury
  • Communicating with Power, Camille Rapacz
  • Writing Your Story, Krista Dunk
  • Women as Leaders, Amy Leneker

Also included:

  • Lunch and Reception at the End of the Day – Lunch will be brought in and will include dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian options. After our closing circle, we turn up the music and spend time with our new besties.
  • Resource Table – Available for you to share info about your business, side hustle, products you sell, fundraiser, and more.
  • 60 Second Spot – An opportunity to have 60 seconds at the mic to share anything you want to share.
  • *NEW* Book Swap – A book table to bring your favorite books (non-fiction or fiction) to swap with others. A great way to pass on and gather some new book treasures.

Here’s what women said when asked what they liked most about the experience:

I can’t pick one thing. There was so much useful information shared today!

Kristine Nicholson

The day was flooded with encouragement, ideas, and learning in an open environment.

Jackie Ferrado

I loved the positive energy and encouragement. I enjoyed all topics, especially those that addressed my current communication challenges!

Tanyah Williams

We had the ability to share experiences in a safe place. This summit provided us with meaningful dialogue based on the speaker’s topics. I loved the table conversations.

Dawn Cypriano McAferty

The speakers and teaching were invaluable, and I also came away making new friends and connections.

Liana Weitz


The venue is 10 miles north of Olympia, Washington, and 40 miles south of SeaTac Airport/Seattle


There are two hotels about one block and a 5-minute walk from the venue: Holiday Inn Express & Suites and Candlewood Suites. Additional hotels that are very close are listed here (the first 8 on the page are within a mile of the event).

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