Speaker Series

The Watermark Speaker Series is the cornerstone of our programs. We bring you internationally renown speakers from a variety of industries for exclusive events. Attendees have the opportunity to connect with other Watermark women at a pre-event reception, as well as engage with the guest speakers after their presentations.

Past speakers include:

  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
  • Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post
  • Lynne Twist, author, The Soul of Money
  • Daniel Pink, author, To Sell is Human
  • Padma Lakshmi, author, Love, Loss and What We Ate: A Memoir
  • Nancy Duarte, Inspire Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies and Symbols
  • Lisa Orrell, Improving Communications Across the Generations
  • Chris Voss, author, Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
  • Teresa Ghilarducci, author, How to Retire with Enough Money
  • Jenny Blake, author, Life After College and Pivot: The Only Move That Matters is Your Next
  • Sallie Krawcheck, author, Own It: The Power of Women at Work
  • Rachael O'Meara, author,Pause: Harness the Life-Changing Power of Giving Yourself a Break
  • Kim Scott, author, Radical Candor: How to be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
  • Deborah Tannen, author,You’re the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women’s Friendships
  • Joann Lublin, author, Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World
  • Hillary Wicht, voice expert
  • Ella Luna and Susie Herrick, authors, Your Story is Your Power
  • Daniel Pink, author, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
  • Denise Brosseau, author, Ready to Be a Thought Leader?
  • Lisen Stromberg, author, Work, Pause, Thrive
  • Sally Helgesen, author, How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back
  • Liz Gebhardt, speaker and consultant
  • Laura Wasser, author and celebrity attorney, It Doesn't Have to Be That Way
  • Drew Dudley, author, This is Day One: Leadership that Matters
  • Jennifer Dulski, author and movement starter, Purposeful: Are You a Manager or a Movement Starter?
  • Lindsey Pollak, author, The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in Multigenerational Workplace