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

MAKING AN IMPACT

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

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Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Michelle Kwan

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

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Langely McNeal

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Katie Raymond

Peg Moline

Christina King

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Greta Gaines

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Sarah Hirshland

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Alana Glass

Mehman Karimov

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Glenna Patton

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

James Maas

CEO, Sleep for Success! & Sleep to Win!

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Marcia Keegan

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Judy Sweet

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

Julie McGlone

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

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Kathleen Francis

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

Elena Delle Donne

Alicia McConnell

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

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Tonya Cornileus

VICE PRESIDENT, LEARNING & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Beth Bass

WBCA

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Andrea Chu

Russell Wolff

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR ESPN INTERNATIONAL

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Barb Lazarus

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

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Stefanie Dolson

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Diane Cummins

Adriana Becerra

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Kat Kirsch Alford

Leslie Gittess

Winter Vinecki

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Diane Penny

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Melanne Verveer

Nefertiti Walker

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Elly Deutch

Allison Kallish

Jessica Mendoza

Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist

Larry Scott

Katie Mundell

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Jenna Mielnicki

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Sue Enquist

Lindsay Kagawa Colas

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing for FOX Sports Regional Sports Networks

Julie Moeller

Chelsie Stegemiller

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Christine Plonsky

John Kosner

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, DIGITAL & PRINT MEDIA

John Walsh

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE EDITOR ESPN

Joy Russo

Amanda Carmichael

Tiana B. Holt

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Paul Hertel

Rosalyn Durant

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Chris Talbott

Jeremy Schaap

Lee Ann Daly

Jackie Stasi

Amy Huchthausen

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Lisa Strasman

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Sloane Stephens

Katie Kotkins

Kay Moore

Adam Deutsch

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

Rose Smith

Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Megan Eisenhard

Michael Millay

Cindy Whitehead

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

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Laura Desmond

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Tina Thornton

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Carol Stiff

VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING & ACQUISITIONS

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Adriana Rizzo

Joanna Rice

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

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Andrea Berry

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MEDIA SERVICES FOX NETWORKS ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Jill Brooks

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Lauren Stevenson

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

Jessica Long

Michele Foley

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Porter Littlepage

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Gretchen Bleiler

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Laura Gentile

Vice President, espnW

Brittney Griner

Grace Kiraguri

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

Dana Allen

Julie Juarez

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Nickole Raymond

John Skipper

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

Kelly Hampton

Lauren Loberg

Matthew Weeks

Patrick McClenahan

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

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Jessica Cassity

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Kerri Walsh

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Gabby Reece

Kate Johnson

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Jane McManus

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Christine Godleski

Chief Operating Officer of the Women's National Basketball Association

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Anucha Browne

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Mary O'Connor

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

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Donald McPherson

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

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Henry Friedman

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

Whitney Williams

Founder & CEO, williamsworks

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Sasha DiGiulian

Tonya Antonucci

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Allison Leahy

Heather Scheer

Carmelita Jeter

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

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Tracey Black

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Hilary Knight

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President, Phoenix Mercury Vice President, Phoenix Suns

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Sue Rodin

Amy Fuchs

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Amanda Heaton

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Isaac Hinds

Jodi Markley

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Julie Foudy

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

Terri Burke

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Keli Lee

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Michael Bayle

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Natara Holloway

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

Kerin Hempel

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

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX, SPEAKER

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Carrie A Brzezinski

Patricia Betron

Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales

Kathleen Behrens

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

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Kate Fagan

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

Elena Hight

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Maria Shriver

Nancy Major

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Leah LaPlaca

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Mary Wittenberg

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

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Minda Santiago Garvens

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN