Back to Business Women’s Conference: Raleigh, NC

Thank you for joining us on Friday, March 6, 2020 and making this event a huge success!
Check out the agenda below. If you missed it, plan now to join us in 2021! 
Archie K Davis Conference Center
12 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC


Check-In, Breakfast, Headshots

Breakfast sponsored by RTI International

Get your headshot taken by our professional photographers to update your LinkedIn profile, courtesy of our photo sponsors BCBS and SAS

Keynote: Lead Like a Girl and Watch Them Follow

Amanda Lamb

Amanda Lamb

Veteran Television Crime Reporter, Author, Founder of Stage Might Communications

WRAL reporter Amanda Lamb will inspire you to use your unique gifts to navigate your return to the workforce and lead with the special qualities that only women can bring to the table

Workshop: Strengthening Your Personal Brand

Megan Parker

Megan Parker

Director, Career & Leadership for MBA & Alumni of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

This interactive session will help you identify, craft and unleash your own personal brand using Clifton Strengths. You’ll take the Clifton Strengths assessment prior to the conference and Megan Parker will teach you how to use your results to develop your personal brand. 

Sponsored by The Select Group.

Workshop: LinkedIn: Use business analytics to enhance, refine, and target your networking strategy

Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt

Aviator, Consultant, Adventurer

Learn LinkedIn 3.0 to be found by employers, create meaningful content and expand your professional network. 

Table Topics

Participate in multiple small-group discussions led by an expert moderator on topics such as how to position yourself as a career switcher, how to do an informational interview, and how to re-enter the workforce through a Returnship program. 

Sponsored by Allscripts


Enjoy a lunch break while you meet other conference attendees.

How To Write Your Best Resume

Mir Garvy of RTP Resumes will tell real-life stories and share lots of sample resumes to inform and educate attendees about the latest resume-design strategies for returning to the workplace after a career break.

Panel of Women Who Have Successfully Relaunched Careers

Hear from a dynamic group of women about how they successfully relaunched their careers after taking career breaks. 

Charlotte Post, Cisco

Christine Dorhman, Bandwidth

Lisa Chappell,

Marla Wolf,  ITSco

Patty Vaudo, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Moderator: Jeannine Herrick

Sponsored by Bandwidth

Workshop: Charting Your Course Back to Work

Katie Dunn

Katie Dunn

Founder, Back to Business

Plan your return back to work with a step-by-step process that ties together everything we’ve covered at the conference and Katie’s career coaching wisdom.

Sponsored by

Panel of Recruiters

Hear from the people on the front lines of hiring at some great local companies. We’ll get your questions answered by experienced recruiters and learn what makes a candidate stand out.

Lindsay Tarabocchia, Credit Suisse

Anthony Rocarro, BCBS

Amy Bruce, Bandwidth

Meg Bernstien, SAS

Demetria Harley, Aerotek

Sponsored by Aerotek

Networking Event

This is your chance to make those personal connections that are so important in a job search! Meet recruiters and hiring managers from our sponsor companies in a fun,  informal environment. These are companies that are hiring women like you right now!

Participating companies:

Credit Suisse

RTI International



SAS Institute



The Select Group

RTP Resumes

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