featuring Eliza VanCort

For too long, women have been told to confine themselves. They fight the pressure to make themselves small in private, professional, and public spaces. Eliza VanCort, a teacher, consultant, and speaker, provides the necessary tools for women to rewrite the rules and create the stories of their choosing—safely and without apology.

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Meet the Speakers:

Eliza VanCort is a Cook House Fellow at Cornell University, an advisory board member of the Performing Arts for Social Change, and the creator of a highly regarded talk commissioned by MIT that focused on mentorship and institutionalized racism. She is the founder of the Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca and has dedicated herself to empowering women of all experiences and backgrounds to claim space.

Danielle Brown is the head of Strategic Partnerships and Editorial at BookPal, working directly with authors, publishers, and other industry partners. She is passionate about celebrating and uplifting authors with creative solutions and unique stories. In her free time, she is an avid reader and writer of an eclectic mix of genres and co-hosts the "Currently Obsessed" podcast.

  • The five key behaviors of all "Space Claiming Queens"
  • Combatting challenges like antimentors and microagressions
  • Advice for building up your "old girls" club, asking for what you're worth, and owning your space without apology