Schedule / Program

2024 Schedule & Program is NOW LIVE! 

See calendar below and click on individual time blocks for full details and descriptions. A link to a printable version of the program is also below.

Conference Schedule


2024 Writers & Presenters

Be Inspired.

Abraham Verghese
Ruth Reichl
Justice Stephen Breyer
Ayad Akhtar
Firoozeh Dumas
Tommy Orange
Jeffrey Rosen
Mikhail Zygar
John Vaillant
Alejandra Campoverdi
Drew Gilpin Faust
Vinson Cunningham
Anne Lamott
Jean Hanff Korelitz
James Shapiro
David Miliband
Dennis Lehane
Padma Lakshmi
Jonathan Eig
Erik Larson
Niall Ferguson
Kristin Hannah
Kaveh Akbar
Clarissa Ward
Tiya Miles
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Paul Muldoon
Margaret Atwood
Judy Blume
Ayana Mathis

Please Note: The views, opinions, and positions expressed by SVWC speakers and attendees are the speakers’ and attendees’ own and do not necessarily reflect those of SVWC, its founders, board members, staff, or volunteers.