October 14-16, 2015 | St. Regis Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California

espnW: WOMEN + SPORTS SUMMIT, 2015

Join us for the 6th annual Summit, a two-day event that brings together leading voices and industry influencers to create positive change and opportunity for women in sports.
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Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Tonya Cornileus

ESPN Human Resources

Michael Bayle

Erin Leyden

ESPN Films

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Megan Eisenhard

Learfield Sports

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Katie Raymond

JBL/Harman International

Kay Moore

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Therese Steiner

Therese Steiner Consulting

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Laurie Orlando

Sr VP Talent Planning and Development, ESPN

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Nicole Castrale

LPGA

Mary Wittenberg

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

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Heather Scheer

Sr Director Business Affairs, ESPN

Alicia McConnell

USOC

Morgan Flatley

Gatorade

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Barb Lazarus

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

Julie McGlone

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

Katie Mundell

Oakley

Lisa Strasman

NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Jackie Stasi

Ignited

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Allison Leahy

Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury

Kerin Hempel

NYRR

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Amanda Carmichael

Scoutware LLC & WISE Director of Mentorship

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

CEO, Step Up

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Cindy Timchal

Naval Academy

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Russell Wolff

ESPN International

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Natara Holloway

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

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Amy Fuchs

Time Warner Cable

Adam Deutsch

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

Laura Desmond

CEO, Starcom MediaVest Group

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Julie Moeller

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

max eisenbud

Senior Vice President IMG Tennis, IMG

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Minda Santiago Garvens

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Kat Kirsch Alford

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Michele Promaulayko

Yahoo

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Sheryl Swoopes

Head coach, Loyola University Chicago, Olympian, retired professional basketball player

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Lee Ann Daly

@leeanndaly

Kathleen DeBoer

American Volleyball Coaches Association

Elena Hight

Pro Snowboarder

Lori LeBas

Sr VP Strategy & Business Operations, ESPN

Isaac Hinds

HARDBODY

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Ruthie Bolton

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Nishima Chudasama

Girl Rising

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Grace Kiraguri

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

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.

Sue Rodin

Stars & Strategies, Inc.

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Alex Mallen

WISE

Mo'ne Davis

Athlete

Jenna Mielnicki

NBA/WNBA

Diane Cummins

Nancy Major

Orthopedic Radiology

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Kathleen Behrens

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

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Keli Lee

ABC Entertainment Group

Alana Glass

Contributor, Forbes SportsMoney

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Lisa Stokes

Manager Talent Planning, ESPN

Julie Eddleman

Director-Client Service, Google

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Tiana B. Holt

Ashley Smeltzer

Red Bull

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Tonya Antonucci

Chief Marketing Officer, Playworks

Lauren Loberg

Pyramid Performance Consulting / U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Mobile & Broadband Marketing, ESPN

Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Val Ackerman

Commissioner, Big East Commissioner

Luz Amuchastegui

El Desafio

Greta Gaines

ARTIST

Henry Friedman

, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

James Maas

Sleep to Win!

Chloe Kim

Snowboarder, Snowboarder from the US

Amy Stanton

, Stanton & Company

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Donna Carpenter

Burton Snowboards

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Vice President, Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury

Leslie Gittess

CEO/Blue Sky Media

Maria Shriver

MOS Enterprises

Michele Foley

Liesl Holtz

Oakley

Jill Brooks

Head to Head Consultants

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Sharon Byers

SVP Coca-Cola North America

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Paul Hertel

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Enterprise Holdings

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Christina King

Hilary Shaev

WNBA

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Nickole Raymond

IMG

Sue Enquist

Sue Enquist Coaching, LLC/UCLA

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Dana Allen

Competitor Group

Kathleen Francis

Women in Sports and Events - WISE

Gretchen Bleiler

Athlete

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Judy Sweet

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

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Chelsie Stegemiller

Red Bull

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

John Skipper

Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks & President, ESPN

Langely McNeal

Pro Skier

Karen Brodkin

IMG Worldwide

Andrea Chu

WTA

Cindy Freed

VP Sales Communications, ESPN

Stefanie Dolson

Washington Mystics

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer II, ESPN

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Hilary Knight

Athlete

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Christine Plonsky

University of Texas

Glenna Patton

SICKSPORTS

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Rosalyn Durant

VP College Sports Programming, ESPN

Julie Juarez

Mimi Griffin

MSG Promotions

Kate Johnson

IMG Olympic Consulting

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

Andy Walshe

Red Bull

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Leah LaPlaca

VP Talent Planning & Negotiations, ESPN

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Beth Bass

WBCA

Lauren Stevenson

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

Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

Winter Vinecki

Athlete

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Chris Talbott

Microsoft

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Lindsay Colas

Wasserman Media Group

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Megan Porteous

Digital Rotalty

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Jeremy Schaap

Bureau Reporter, ESPN

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Sasha DiGiulian

Athlete

Gabby Reece

Cindy Whitehead

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

Hannah Storm

Host, SportsCenter/Tennis/Face to Face with Hannah Storm, ESPN

Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Elena Delle Donne

Chicago Sky

Tina Thornton

VP Production & Multimedia Intergration & Management Ops, ESPN

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Jessica Cassity

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier

Danielle Summers

espnW

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

WISE

Peg Moline

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby

Caroline Andrew

MFA

Holly Campbell

Enterprise

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Allison Kallish

SMG

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Kerri Walsh

Amanda Heaton

Columbia Sportswear

Amy Huchthausen

America East Conference