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

MAKING AN IMPACT

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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

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Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Jackie Stasi

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Allison Kallish

Tiana B. Holt

Katie Kotkins

Beth Bass

WBCA

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Amanda Carmichael

Katie Mundell

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Christina King

Jessica Mendoza

Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist

Lauren Stevenson

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

Kathleen Behrens

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

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Terri Burke

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Amanda Heaton

Cindy Whitehead

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Laura Desmond

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

John Walsh

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE EDITOR ESPN

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Adam Deutsch

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

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Judy Sweet

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

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

President, Equinox

Lauren Loberg

Amy Huchthausen

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Chelsie Stegemiller

Amy Stanton

Founder & CEO, Stanton & Company, LLC

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Michele Foley

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Kay Moore

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President, Phoenix Mercury Vice President, Phoenix Suns

Julie Foudy

Founder, Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy, Television Analyst and Reporter for ABC/ESPN

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Paul Hertel

Kate Fagan

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

Jill Brooks

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Patrick McClenahan

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

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Sarah Hirshland

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Michael Whan

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Kate Johnson

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

John Skipper

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

Kat Kirsch Alford

Nancy Major

Jessica Cassity

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Mary Wittenberg

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

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Jessica Long

Tonya Cornileus

VICE PRESIDENT, LEARNING & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Marcia Keegan

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Sloane Stephens

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Gabby Reece

Jane McManus

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Anucha Browne

Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Chris Talbott

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Amy Fuchs

Hilary Knight

Rose Smith

Andrea Chu

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Porter Littlepage

Natara Holloway

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

Nickole Raymond

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Rosalyn Durant

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Larry Scott

Carol Stiff

VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING & ACQUISITIONS

Barb Lazarus

Owner and Founder of Game On!

Sue Enquist

Marie Donoghue

Sr VP Global Strategy, Business Development and Business Affairs, ESPN

Julie McGlone

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

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Mehman Karimov

Diane Penny

Elena Hight

Katie Raymond

Leslie Gittess

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Keli Lee

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Karen Brodkin

Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs FOX Sports Media Group

Tracey Black

Russell Wolff

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR ESPN INTERNATIONAL

Jodi Markley

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS

Joanna Rice

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

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Patricia Betron

Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales

Joy Russo

Glenna Patton

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Allison Leahy

Alana Glass

Peg Moline

Alicia McConnell

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

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Carolyn Feinstein

Senior Vice President, Global Acquisition Marketing Electronic Arts

Michael Millay

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Winter Vinecki

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

John Kosner

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, DIGITAL & PRINT MEDIA

Matthew Weeks

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Julie Juarez

Heather Scheer

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Kathleen Francis

President, Oasis Sports Ventures, LLC

Greta Gaines

Adriana Becerra

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Kerri Walsh

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Carrie A Brzezinski

Karen Poole

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Donald McPherson

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

Adriana Rizzo

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Christine Plonsky

Katie Richman

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing for FOX Sports Regional Sports Networks

Gretchen Bleiler

Sue Rodin

Mary O'Connor

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

Michael Bayle

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Lisa Strasman

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Nefertiti Walker

Isaac Hinds

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Kerin Hempel

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

Lindsay Kagawa Colas

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Diane Cummins

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Jill Frederickson

Sr. Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Christine Godleski

Chief Operating Officer of the Women's National Basketball Association

Laura Gentile

Vice President, espnW

Melanne Verveer

Langely McNeal

Julie Moeller

Laurel Richie

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Henry Friedman

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

Kelly Hampton

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Michelle Kwan

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

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Jenna Mielnicki

Eric Johnson

Executive Vice President, Multimedia Sales for ESPN Customer Marketing and Sales

Diane Lamb

Vice President, Communications

Andrea Berry

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MEDIA SERVICES FOX NETWORKS ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Carmelita Jeter

THREE-TIME OLYMPIC MEDALIST TRACK & FIELD WORLD CHAMPION FASTEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Megan Eisenhard

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW SportsCenter Anchor, Chicago's ESPN 1000 Reporter, ESPNChicago.com

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Elly Deutch

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Grace Kiraguri

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

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Dana Allen

Tonya Antonucci

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Sasha DiGiulian

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Lee Ann Daly

Minda Santiago Garvens

Tina Thornton

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association