Past Conferences

Bakersfield Women's Business Conference

2021 Conference

Marelle Williams, 2021 BWBC Chair

Keynote Speaker: Jillian Michaels

Fitness icon and NYT Bestselling Author

Opening Speaker: Amy Thelen

Vice President of Bitwise Bakersfield

Closing Speaker: Anthony Robles

National Wrestling Champion

2019 Conference

Norma Rojas-Mora, 2019 BWBC Chair

Keynote Speaker: Shannen Doherty


Opening Speaker: Raji Brar

COO Countryside Market & Restaurants

Closing Speaker: Jay Shetty

Award-winning host, storyteller, and viral content creator

2018 Conference

Diane Williams, 2018 BWBC Chair

Keynote Speaker: Laila Ali

Professional boxer & TV personality

Opening Speaker: Sonya Christian

President, Bakersfield College

Closing Speaker: Cedric Crawford

Author, entrepreneur, and life coach

2016 Conference

Christina Springstead, 2016 BWBC Chair

Keynote Speaker: Naomi Judd

Country Music Star

Opening Speaker: Amy Adams

Actress, speaker, and former “American Idol” contestant

Closing Speaker: Rachel Hollis

NYT Bestselling author and Hollis Co. founder