There’s less than a week left before the start of the best marketing conference of the year (my personal opinion) - HubSpot’s Inbound Conference. I attended the event last year and found it to be very inspiring and helpful, but must admit, I was disappointed with the lack of female speakers - especially on the main stage. After reading Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In and other books on the topic of women in business, I know how important it is for female leaders to have visibility at community events like Inbound.
After voicing that opinion (tweeting it rather off-handedly actually), I was reassured by HubSpot’s CMO, Mike Volpe, and now-Product Marketing Director, Meghan Keaney Anderson, that this topic is one HubSpot takes very seriously and that they would try to make 2014’s conference better.
I’ve been keeping up with conference announcements via their website and social media over the last few months and I’ve gotta say, it looks like we’ll be hearing from more kick-ass women: