October 8-10, 2014 | St. Regist Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California


Join us Wednesday, October 8th - Friday, October 10th for the
espnW: Women + Sports Summit, 2014. At the 5th annual Summit, industry leaders will once again come together to create change and opportunity for women in sports. LEARN MORE »

Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers


Maria Shriver

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Jeremy Schaap

Tiana B. Holt

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Chelsie Stegemiller

Nancy Major

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Laura Desmond

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

Hilary Knight

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Sarah Hirshland

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Judy Sweet

Co-Director, Alliance of Women Coaches NCAA Senior Vice President, Retired UC San Diego, Director of Athletics Emerita

Elena Delle Donne

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Mehman Karimov

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Adriana Rizzo

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Sasha DiGiulian

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Kate Fagan

espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine columnist and feature writer

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Matthew Weeks

Chris Talbott

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Amy Huchthausen

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Kerin Hempel

Leads the Strategy & Planning department at New York Road Runners (NYRR)

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Jessica Long

Nefertiti Walker

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Rose Smith

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

John Kosner


Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Sue Rodin

Diane Cummins

Beth Bass


sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Jackie Stasi

Michele Foley

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Porter Littlepage

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Jane McManus

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Katie Raymond

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Ruthie Bolton

Barb Lazarus

Owner, Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls, Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls and Game On! Sports Foundation

Isaac Hinds

Greta Gaines

Patricia Betron


Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Kate Johnson

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Joanna Rice

Director of Finance & Strategy for ESPN Publishing, Licensing & espnW

Nickole Raymond

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Kat Kirsch Alford

Gabby Reece

Luz Amuchastegui

Program Director, El Desafio Foundation (Argentina) 2013 Match Site: Saatchi & Saatchi

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Julie Foudy


Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Henry Friedman

Co-Director, Collegiate Athlete Premedical Experience (CAPE) Deputy Director, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Natara Holloway

Vice President of Retail Development in the Consumer Products department of the NFL

Lauren Loberg

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Kacy Catanzaro

Mary Wittenberg

NYRR President and CEO Race Director of the ING New York City Marathon

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Anucha Browne

Katie Mundell

Brittney Griner

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks

Amy Fuchs

Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Elena Hight

Alicia McConnell

Director of Training Sites and Community Partnerships for the United States Olympic Committee

Stefanie Dolson

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Patricia Phillips


Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete


Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

John Skipper

President, ESPN, Inc. Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks

Donald McPherson

Activist, Educator, Feminist, Entrepreneur College Football Hall of Famer

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Andrea Chu

Christine Plonsky

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Christina King

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Michael Bayle

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Kathleen Francis

Chair/President, Women in Sports & Events (WISE)

Joy Russo

Mary O'Connor

Vice President of Olympic Marketing and Global Platforms for Omnicom’s The Marketing Arm (TMA)

Minda Santiago Garvens

Katie Kotkins

Paul Hertel

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Grace Kiraguri

Founding Director and Managing Director, Icon Sports Marketing Ltd. 2012 Match Site: Saatchi & Saatchi

Lindsay Colas

Allison Leahy

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Rosalyn Durant

Jill Brooks

Ibtihaj Muhammad

U.S. Department of State, Sports Ambassador USA Fencing National Team

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Kay Moore

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Tonya Antonucci

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Sue Enquist

Allison Kallish

Leah LaPlaca

Winter Vinecki

Jenna Mielnicki

Lauren Stevenson

Senior Director of National Accounts, Disney and ESPN Media Networks.

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Amanda Heaton

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief Executive Officer of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Chris LaPlaca


Carol Stiff


Sloane Stephens

Julie Moeller

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Kathleen Behrens

Executive Vice President, Social Responsibility & Player Programs National Basketball Association

Lee Ann Daly

Langely McNeal

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Lisa Strasman

, NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Elly Deutch

Keli Lee

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Christine Godleski


Peg Moline

Glenna Patton

Michelle Kwan

Senior Advisor for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Dept. of State

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Tracey Black

Sheryl Swoopes

Six time WNBA All Star and Three Time Defensive Player of the Year

Tina Thornton

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Terri Burke

Adam Deutsch

Sr. Director of Product Development for Global X Games, ESPN

Julie Juarez

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Russell Wolff


Kerri Walsh

Amanda Carmichael

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Heather Scheer

Leslie Gittess

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Dana Allen

Michael Millay

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Adriana Becerra

Gretchen Bleiler

Cindy Whitehead

Pro Skateboarder & Founder of Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word, Sports Stylist

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Nancy Hubbell


Diane Penny

Larry Scott

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Carmelita Jeter


Jessica Cassity

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Julie McGlone

Coordinating Producer for the Creative Content Unit in ESPN's Production Department

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Megan Eisenhard

Alana Glass

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player