Courtesy of the Bellevue Chamber via Facebook

The Bellevue Chamber’s second annual Women’s Leadership Conference kicks off Oct. 12 and will feature local and internationally recognized women leaders sharing insights on important subjects facing women in the workforce today.

Additional sessions are planned Oct. 26, Nov. 9, and Nov. 30. All four sessions of the virtual conference — titled Unapologetically Me — run from noon to 1 p.m.

The conference schedule:

Oct. 12: “Understanding Your Worth" with guest speaker Catherine Cushinberry, CEO of HopeLink; moderated by Bookda Gheisar, senior director of the Port of Seattle's Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Oct. 26: “Pivot!” with guest speaker Gavriella Schuster, former Microsoft corporate vice president; moderated by Fariba Alamdari, retired corporate vice president at Boeing.

Nov. 9: “Hidden Labor" with guest speaker Naomi Ishisaka, assistant managing editor for diversity, inclusion, and staff development at The Seattle Times; moderated by Alamdari.

Nov. 30: “Evolution of Me" with guest speaker Linh Peters, global chief marketing officer for Calvin Klein; moderated by Alamdari.

Prices for the full conference start at $40 for Bellevue Chamber members and $60 for nonmembers. Individual sessions start at $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Tables are available for purchase starting at $300 for members and $500 for nonmembers.

To register and for more information, visit the chamber’s conference website or contact the chamber at