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


Paul Hertel

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Gretchen Bleiler

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Stefanie Dolson

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Adriana Rizzo

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Lauren Loberg

Lee Ann Daly

Greta Gaines

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Jackie Stasi

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Rose Smith

Lindsay Colas

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Tracey Black

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Tina Thornton

Elena Delle Donne

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Kacy Catanzaro

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Kate Fagan

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

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Dana Allen

Kathleen Francis

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

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Michael Bayle

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Lisa Strasman

, NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Sue Rodin

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Winter Vinecki

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

John Skipper

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

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Larry Scott

Jenna Mielnicki

Christine Godleski


Julie Foudy


Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Jessica Long

Leah LaPlaca

Rosalyn Durant

Mary Wittenberg

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

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Alana Glass

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Peg Moline

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Chelsie Stegemiller

John Kosner


Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Amanda Heaton

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Mehman Karimov

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Heather Scheer

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Alicia McConnell

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

Sasha DiGiulian

Lauren Stevenson

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

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Elly Deutch

Donald McPherson

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


Adam Deutsch

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

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Brittney Griner

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Kerri Walsh

Laura Desmond

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Joanna Rice

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

Chris LaPlaca


Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks

Sloane Stephens

Michelle Kwan

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

Judy Sweet

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

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Tiana B. Holt

Sarah Hirshland

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Beth Bass


Diane Cummins

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Terri Burke

Julie McGlone

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

Julie Moeller

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Maria Shriver

Amanda Carmichael

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Jeremy Schaap

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Allison Kallish

Jill Brooks

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Mary O'Connor

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

Michele Foley

Carol Stiff


Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Nickole Raymond

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Joy Russo

Minda Santiago Garvens

Gabby Reece

Carmelita Jeter


Kat Kirsch Alford

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Russell Wolff


Kay Moore

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Patricia Phillips


Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Sue Enquist

Kerin Hempel

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

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Porter Littlepage

Amy Huchthausen

Keli Lee

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Christina King

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Isaac Hinds

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Allison Leahy

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Nancy Major

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Cindy Whitehead

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

Kate Johnson

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Christine Plonsky

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Anucha Browne

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Adriana Becerra

Jessica Cassity

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Megan Eisenhard

Ruthie Bolton

Grace Kiraguri

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

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Katie Kotkins

Patricia Betron


Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Julie Juarez

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Diane Penny

Langely McNeal

Nancy Hubbell


Patrick McClenahan

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

Kathleen Behrens

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

Barb Lazarus

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

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Hilary Knight

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Leslie Gittess

Nefertiti Walker

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Chris Talbott

Katie Raymond

Amy Fuchs

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Matthew Weeks

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Katie Mundell

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Elena Hight

Henry Friedman

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

Andrea Chu

Natara Holloway

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

James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Glenna Patton

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Michael Millay

Jane McManus

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Tonya Antonucci