2013 Applause

What was your favorite part of the conference?

  • “The empowering spirit. It made me proud to be a woman”. – Swhana Bagley
  • “The conference taught me valuable skills that I can use in my professional life and was a great opportunity to network with other motivated and influential women.” – Krystal Thomas
  • “I found this conference extremely inspiring.  While I appreciated the theme “Be Bold” I also enjoyed the underlying message of “be happy”.  I appreciated the focus on listening to yourself as well.”- Jocelyn Wildman
  • “This was my second Bay Path Women’s Leadership conference and on both occasions, I left with a more positive outlook on my future and on life in general.  The word “Inspired” is an understatement.”- Emmanuela Romain-Amedee
  • “A positive and uplifting day, a chance to listen and learn – and not just “DO” – Anonymous
  • “The opening address by Susan was very insightful.  Whether you are just embarking on your life or enjoying the later years her message clearly seemed to touch us all.” Anonymous
  • “The combination of speakers and sessions gave me a renewed sense of self and where I would like to be in the workplace.  It has in a way “jumpstarted” my search for a job which will fit my skills and interests more closely.” – Dawn Wheeler
  • “It was a day to look beyond the ordinary demands of my job and think about how to improve myself personally and professionally.” – Anonymous
  • “I enjoyed the diversity of the speakers.  The conference did a very good job of representing a variety of powerful women.” – Anonymous
  • “I enjoyed the keynote speakers the most; all three were very knowledgeable and enjoyable to listen to.  Queen Latifah was absolutely my favorite part of the day, she is such an amazing, inspiring, BOLD woman, it was nice to hear how down to earth she is and how much she appreciates life”. – Meghan Martin
  • “I enjoyed King Peggy and Queen Latifah because they embodied the story of ‘regular’ women who rose to the top of their game through sheer hard work and determination”. -Sharon Dorsey
  • “I appreciated the variety of vendors, speakers and exhibitors and admire the conference’s ability to gather such a large group of women to benefit them both personally and professional and highlight the city of Springfield”. – Jackie Rosner
  • “Jenn Limm took something so basic as core values and made it relevant in a way that is completely simple yet brilliant”. – Jean Howells
  • “Jenn Lim’s presentation was very relevant to our vision for the new Baystate Children’s Hospital Ambulatory Center and the culture and attitudes we hope to instill in our staff as we move forward”. – Julie Scibelli
  • “Keynote Speakers and Health and Wellness Center. They enriched me and encouraged me to be BOLD in personally maintaining wellness, speakers made me seek internal strength and keep me strong- I can do, I can be, and I must lean in.”. – Kathleen A. Devlin
  • “I always enjoy the feeling of unification w/ all of the women involved. I also feel that it is a great opportunity for younger women to experience the camaraderie of so many, and to know that there are many women who are available for support/mentoring type relationships I think it’s a wonderful eye opener for many”. – Jocelyn Potvin
  • “The keynote speakers.  The information they provided is very useful not only on a personal level but on a professional level.” – Sandra Sheehan
  • “This conference was very enjoyable and worthwhile.  The message was wholesome and uplifting and it was a good reminder to stay strong, stay true and stay BOLD!” – Trudy Pierce
  • “I enjoyed the positivity of the conference. It was such an amazing experience to be around positive women that are passionate about uplifting other women and helping others to gain the skills necessary to be successful.” – Krystal Thomas
  • “The conference theme was astounding. I walked away feeling bold, strong and looking at situations in a different light. Thank you, Bay Path. Keep up the good work.” -Sandra Hamilton Bascove
  • “I want to thank you for a wonderful conference on Friday.  Additionally I’d like to thank you also for the emails and information leading up to it.  They were very helpful.  I am very grateful for the opportunity to attend- this was my first attendance and it was absolutely inspiring.” -Trudy Pierce
  • “I enjoyed the opportunity to hear all of the speaker’s life stories.  I enjoyed the vendors, and wealth of information that I gained from this conference.  I enjoyed where the conference was held.  I enjoyed everything about it.” – Veleka Gallishaw
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