CWR Conference 2022

CWR’s annual conference comes to Cincinnati in 2022! After last year’s conference in Memphis provided the opportunity to gather in person for the first time in two years, we look forward to again seeing old friends and making new ones at Conference 2022. The annual conference is a unique professional education and networking opportunity tailored specifically to meet the needs of professionals who work on behalf of women religious. Join us:

September 27-30
The Summit
5345 Medpace Way,
Cincinnati, OH 45227

Our conference keynote speaker is Sr. Norma Pimentel. Sr. Norma is a Missionary of Jesus and serves as Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley. In 2020, Sr. Norma was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people.

CWR returns to Cincinnati this year after previously holding its conference in the Queen City in 2008. The host hotel for this year’s conference is The Summit. The Summit is located just north of the Ohio River in Cincinnati’s Madisonville neighborhood.

The full conference schedule, including workshop options and evening outing can be found here.

Registration is now open! Save by registering by July 15:

One Day$125$125


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With art galleries, chef-curated dining experiences and much more, The Summit provides a one of a kind setting for this year’s conference. Room reservations can be made online at the conference group rate of $169 per night using The Summit’s dedicated CWR reservations page.


  • The Conference will officially kick off with a welcome reception on Tuesday evening, September 27.
  • On Wednesday night, conference goers will have the opportunity to visit the American Sign Museum where they will also enjoy a catered dinner featuring Cincinnati-style barbecue.
  • Thursday night, attendees will have options aplenty for an evening on their own.

Norma Pimentel, a Sister with the Missionaries of Jesus, is Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley. She oversees the charitable arm of the Diocese of Brownsville, providing oversight of different ministries and services in the Rio Grande Valley located along the U.S-Mexico border through emergency assistance, homelessness prevention, disaster relief, clinical counseling, pregnancy care, food programs, and the Humanitarian Respite Center.