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2019 Gearing Up keynote Michelle Poler inspires attendees to have the courage to take action despite their fears

Gearing Up Conference

A Transformational Conference for Emerging Leaders

Gearing Up 2020

Gearing Up is in its 15th year as the premiere conference dedicated to professionals in the first decade of their career. This year’s dynamic virtual event focuses on the leadership aspirations of women, those who identify as female, individuals who are non-binary, and all allies. Gearing Up prepares individuals to take risks, to aspire to higher leadership, and to grow as inclusive leaders.

We are excited to bring this to you using Remo Conference - a live virtual conference platform that encourages face-to-face engagement to build relationships in real time. 

Gearing Up LogoThursday, June 4, 2020
Bentley University
8:30AM - 4:00PM

Remo Conference Application with images of online networking

A Transformational Day

Gearing Up provides participants with resources to thrive professionally and personally, with opportunities for self-reflection, group exploration, and interactive learning. The impact extends beyond the one-day event through goal-setting activities to encourage continued learning and development. Our empowering program fosters strong connections to help attendees develop a network of talented and supportive professionals.

Past Gearing Up Conferences

CWB Gearing Up Collage

The Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women and Business aims to create a welcoming space that celebrates the diversity of our community with respect to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and ability. We are committed to providing and promoting a bias free environment by addressing issues of equity and inclusion through our conference.

Conference Details

Gearing Up Personal Objectives

Michelle Poler
The enemy of success is not failure, it's comfort. Being brave is having the courage to take action, despite your fears.
Michelle Poler @HelloFears
Gearing Up 2019 Opening Keynote and Founder, Hello Fears