Vision

An exciting conference that provides high school women the opportunity to learn more about the business world, meet other young women who share their passions, and hear from industry experts on what it is like to be a female leader.

Mission

YWBLC aims to bring together high school women throughout the nation who share a passion for business and build a community of support and empowerment for those young women.

Goals

YWBLC hopes to establish itself as an invaluable conference for high school women interested in business. It hopes to be a transformative conference that not only provides information and opportunity, but also helps high schoolers build a network of peers.

Returning YWBLC participants who wish to gain further leadership experience.


Schedule

**This is a tentative schedule and is subject to change.**

Saturday, November 3rd (11AM-8PM)
Lunch and Dinner will be provided

11:00 AM Registration + Lunch
12:00 PM Welcome to YWBLC
12:30 PM Keynote #1
1:15 PM Breakout Sessions
3:15 PM Keynote #2
4:10 PM Personal Branding
5:00 PM Dinner
6:10 PM Case Study Workshop
7:00 PM Dessert Mixer

Sunday, November 4th (8AM-2PM)
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided

8:00 AM Headshots + Breakfast
9:00 AM Keynote #3
9:40 AM Innovation Workshop
12:00 PM Lunch + Applying to College
1:00 PM Keynote #4 and Farewell Address

The conference will end at 2:00 PM. We will also hold one-on-one resume review sessions throughout the weekend.

Pricing

Early Bird Registration has closed
Regular Registration $200
Regular Group Registration $150
Parent/Chaperone** $80

**Parents/Chaperones are not required to purchase a ticket if they wish to not attend the event. Chaperones are not required, however some schools require chaperone attendance. Parents/Chaperones must purchase a ticket if they choose to be present at the event. Please send all inquires to harvardywblc@gmail.com.

Accommodations

We will not be providing accommodations but we do have a list with recommendations of hotels in the area. We are currently unable to provide group rates for local hotels due to liability concerns. Some hotels within walking distance include:

The Charles Hotel 617-864-1200/800-882-1818
Sheraton Commander Hotel 617-547-4800/800-535-5007
Harvard Square Hotel 617-864-5200/800-458-5886
Irving House 617-547-4699/877-547-4600
Hotel Veritas 617-520-5000
We also suggest looking for offerings on Airbnb as an alternative.


Scholarship

This year, we are introducing the YWBLC Scholarship Program, providing a full scholarship to select applicants with financial need.  Deadline is October 1, 2018.