The Women's Empowerment Conference

April 21, 2018

Austin Community College Eastview

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Early registration is open for WE Con 2018. Prices will increase after February 9, 2018, so register today and reserve your spot!

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About WE Con

The annual Women's Empowerment Conference (WE Con) is presented every spring by the Women's Community Center of Central Texas. WE Con strives to be a welcoming community event where women, girls, femmes, and those who care about them can share knowledge and insights, build community, and find self-empowerment. We are celebrating the fifth year of WE Con, and invite you to be part of what is becoming an Austin tradition.


Registration opens at 8:30 a.m., and all programming ends by 5 p.m. Check this space soon for the complete program.

Schedule and session info coming soon.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who can attend?
  2. What accommodations do you provide?
  3. What is new this year?
  4. What about food?
  5. Where do I park?

1. Who can attend?

WE Con 2018 is open to women and girls (cis and trans), and those who are interested in learning about issues affecting these communities in Austin and the surrounding areas. Even if you're not part of these communities, this is your chance to learn what you can do to support them.

2. What accommodations do you provide?

WE Con offers complimentary childcare, Spanish-English translation, and snacks every year. A local care provider service, Mom's Best Friend provides childcare, and the ratio of child to care provider is relatively low. This year we will also be introducing children's programmming in the childcare room! Spanish-English interpretation is available, and included with ticket costs. The ACC Eastview campus has entrances for people with disabilities.

3. What is new this year?

This year we are introducting select programming in the childcare room. Your child will be able to participate in a reading circle, yoga, and more! Also, we are continuting a networking hour at the end of the conference, from 3:15 - 5 p.m. After a full day of workshops and panels, we invite you to stick around for drinks, conversation with new friends and the presenters, and the Resource Fair and Market.

4. What about food?

Buffet style lunch will be served at 12 p.m. Breakfast snacks and beverages will be provided, as well as, an afternoon dessert and a non-alcoholic cocktail.

5. Where do I park?

Parking is free! Yes, free parking in Austin is still a thing. There are two lots, Lot E and F, with plenty of space. Street parking is metered, and available on Webberville Road. Disabled parking is available in Lot G.The ADA accessible entrance to building 8000/8500 is on the Webberville side. Bike racks are located behind building 3000.


Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Directly sponsor snacks and lunch, childcare, the cost of attendance, and Spanish-English interpreting services for all participants.

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Volunteers help make it possible for us to keep WE Con affordable to attend and it's a great way to get to know people and support the event. We would really appreciate your help! For future volunteer opportunities, email

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WE Con brings great exposure to your business or organization, with an expected attendance of 250 people. The Resource Fair & Market is on Saturday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with setup at 10 a.m., at Austin Community College Eastview. Let's connect your business or organization!

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