Called to Lead

Our Keynote Speaker


Called to Lead: Be Powerful. Be You.

Pegine is a former Bronx gang member turned inspirational speaker. She has presented to more than 1 million people worldwide and will be the keynote speaker at the Boss Lady Women’s Leadership Conference about how women are Called to Lead. 

Pegine does the unexpected.  You will never forget the lessons she shares on how to lead, influence, inspire, and have an impact on a diverse world.

Discover more about Pegine

Treat yourself to the 

Daytona Grande Oceanfront Resort

The Daytona Grande is a newly refurbished luxury hotel and conference center overlooking the World’s Most Famous Beach.  The Daytona Grande offer refined accommodations, exceptional service, and incredible dining experiences.   A special room rate for the Boss Lady Leadership Conference will be available for those that want to stay overnight and enjoy the FULL conference experience and maybe extend your stay to enjoy a weekend at the beach.

Conference Special Rate - $199 per night plus taxes and resort fee.

Expires Aug. 29th

2023 Boss Lady Women’s Leadership Conference Agenda

Thursday, September 14, 2023 – Dress Business Casual

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Professional Headshots – available for $35

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Conference Registration and Vendor Showcase

2:00 p.m. – Let’s Get This Party Started!

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. - Hold Onto Your Seat for Pegine’s Opening Keynote

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Rest your brain and take a bio break

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. – Tips For You to Shine Over the Next 24 Hours (logistics)

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Hotel Check-In – Professional Headshots – available for $35

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Happy Hour

6:30 p.m. – Fuel for Your Growth (dinner)

7:00 p.m. – Thoughts to Sleep on From Teresa

8:30 p.m. and Beyond - Gather for a Night Cap (hotel bar) 


Friday, September 15, 2023 – Dress Resort Casual

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Breakfast for Champions (expert roundtables)

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Rest Your Mind and Go to the Potty

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - People Lead People by Julie Turpin

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – To Risk or Not to Risk by Jennifer Roberts

Noon – 1:00 p.m. - Fuel to Keep Going (lunch)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Who Are You Really by Brielle Cotterman

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Lessons from the Best (panel discussion)

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Leaving with Lessons Learned and Raffle Drawing

4:30 p.m. – Conference Ends


Speaker Information

Pegine - Called to Lead: She is a former Bronx gang member turned international motivational speaker! She has a lot to say about women and leadership and will get us fired up!

Teresa Rand: Life is Full of Shift: Teresa is the former CEO of the Volusia/Flagler YMCA and owns her own consulting business.  She explores the inevitability of change in our lives and delves into the transformative power of embracing shifts and adapting to new circumstances to achieve personal growth and resilience.

Julie Turpin: People Lead People: Julie is the Chief People Person from Brown & Brown Insurance and will talk about leadership and personal stories to help attendees evaluate how they lead.

Brielle Cotterman: The Power of Your Personal Brand – Brielle is a publicity expert and celebrity maker. As a coach, she helps women leverage their personal stories and passions.  She is a former Miss America and survivor of domestic violence and will be talking about publicity and promoting yourself.

Jennifer Roberts: Dream Big – Embrace Risk – Jennifer Roberts spent a career in corporate America PR, marketing and communications and now owns her own agency helping business owners and non-profits with their strategies.  Jennifer will be sharing a personal story of taking professional risks and tips she learned along the way to get past fear to do BIG things!

Conference Purchases

Reserve your spot for a professional headshot and Boss Lady Merchandise to pick up at the conference.

Professional Headshot

If you need an updated professional headshot, you can get that taken care of at the conference!

Our on-site professional photographer/videographer Jonny Nomad will be available on Thursday to take your headshot.

You will receive a digital image of your headshot after the conference.

Click below to purchase and reserve your photoshoot time.

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Boss Lady Workout Hat

Blocking the sun and keeping your hair out of the way during a run or workout is essential. This hat  is 100% Polyester workout hat with grey trim and velcro closure in back. Soft front panel. Perforated back. Low fitting. Easy to throw in the wash after a workout.

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Boss Lady Tumbler

Keep your drink cold or hot with the Boss Lady 20 oz. powder coated stainless steel tumbler with copper lining, double wall vacuum insulation and a spill resistant slide lid. Keeps drinks cold for up to 18 hrs. Keeps drinks hot more than 8 hrs. Hand wash recommended.

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Boss Lady Shirt

This Boss Lady shirt is guaranteed to be a conversation starter.  It's a super soft white relaxed Women's V-Neck shirt. 100% combed and ringspun cotton, Pre-shrunk. Extra soft. Relaxed fit is flattering and comfortable on any body type. Sizes from S - 2XL

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Boss Lady  Bundle

Get the Boss Lady Shirt, Workout Hat, and Tumbler for the LOWEST price when you purchase the bundle.
Why have 1 item when you can have all 3!

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Is the Boss Lady Women’s Leadership Conference for you?

The 2023 Boss Lady Women’s Leadership Conference is an educational, social, and supportive weekend experience for any woman looking to improve their leadership skills and chart a path to personal and professional success alongside other like-minded women.

See what last year’s conference attendees had to say about it.


What is the Boss Lady Leadership Community?

Become a Boss Lady

Boss Ladies are a community of professional women who support each other’s journey to professional success. Since 2019, The Boss Lady Community has met regularly to Embrace, Empower, and Educate each other to reach the career of their dreams.  The community began in Volusia County and has expanded across Central and North Florida.  Through in-person and virtual events, Boss Ladies Embrace, Empower, and Educate each other in achieving their dreams.  The Boss Lady is much more than just another networking group to add to your already busy calendar.  Boss Ladies build supportive, no-competitive relationships among like-minded professional women.   If this sounds like a fit for you – come join us!

Learn More about the Boss Lady Leadership Community

Presented by Teresa Rand and Jennifer Roberts

Teresa Rand, owner of Teresa Rand Consulting, and Jennifer Roberts, owner of Back Porch Communications, are Boss Lady advocates and the leaders of the Boss Lady Women’s Leadership Community.  They are the hosts and organizers of the Boss Lady Women’s Leadership Conference.