W.E.W. 2024 Conference

Philadelphia / September 11-13 , 2024

Preliminary Agenda

Wednesday, September 11th

Hotel Registration

Welcome Reception

Evening – Entrepreneurial Women of Impact Awards

Thursday, September 12th

Registration Opens

Networking Breakfast

Opening Keynote – Bershan Shaw

Breakout Sessions

Expanding Globally

WEW Pillar and Visionary Men Awards Luncheon

CEO Advisors Panel Discussion w/ Betty Hines

Closing Networking Reception

Friday, September 13th

Opening Keynote

Breakout Sessions

Lunch Speaker – Fireside Chat with 2024 Visionary Men Honorees

Closing Performance – Jade Simmons


The W.E.W 2024WARD Conference will be held at Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, PA on September 11-13, 2024.


Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia

Two blocks from Conference Location

Please note:

Online ticket sales end Friday September 6th. A message will automatically show to contact EVENTS USA.

Non-members attending the W.E.W. 2024WARD Conference can have $500 waived from their membership fee after purchasing their full-conference ticket or before October 13, 2024.

Featured Keynote Speakers

Bershan Shaw International motivational speaker, celebrity, business coach, mental health and wellness coach/ advocate.

As a two-time breast cancer survivor with a three-month prognosis, Bershan summoned her inner warrior to conquer the impossible, defy the odds, and beat her illness. Now, she uses her leadership skills to bring a no-nonsense approach to motivate others. Bershan founded Warrior Training International to help individuals and corporations reach their full potential.

Many would say Bershan is a multi-preneur because she successfully has her hands in many businesses but they all stem from the same foundation – Mental wellness. She connects the mind, body, and spirit. She wants to leave the world with this app behind so others car heal through human connection.

Bershan is an industry pioneer in transformational coaching, executive leadership training, and diversity and inclusion implementation. Her media appearances include features on NBC, ABC. rox, and OWN. Most recently, she can be seen on the keal Housewives of NYC as a Life Coach.

Jade Simmons is an internationally acclaimed creator of transformational experiences designed to activate audiences into becoming the biggest, boldest version of themselves possible. The world-class concert artist is also the CEO of Jade Media Global, a revolutionary live experience and global content distribution company specializing in 360o personal development and strategic transformation.

Nicknamed “Classical Music’s #1 Maverick” and named one of the Best Keynote Speakers, her electrifying, genre-bending concert adventures span Rachmaninoff all the way to rap and include virtuoso storytelling, uncommon insights, and boundless inspiration. Today, Jade’s experiences not only delight concert audiences, but her dazzling, high-impact presentations are fast becoming the go to fuel for the world’s superlative brands and organizations from financial services, to biotech, to entertainment, education, energy and beyond.

Tal Thompson is an award winning and nationally recognized educator. Tal was an America’s Top Teacher Finalist on Live with Kelly and Michael. He is the 2016 South Carolina Citizen Education Teacher of the Year and a National Board Certified Teacher. He recently received the Teacher of the Month award from Monticello Media and Tal was also honored with the Golden Apple Award as a 2018-2019 Outstanding Educator for Albemarle County Public Schools.

At 6’8”, Tall Tal has taught elementary, middle, and high school. He currently teaches in Charlottesville, VA. An inspiring and innovative educator and leader, Tal conducts workshops and seminars around the country to help teachers, school districts, businesses, and corporations to raise their game to truly inspire and motivate their classrooms or workforce. He stresses the power of connection, collaboration, and confidence building as tools to achieve higher expectations and results.


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