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

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

Vision, Action, Impact. For two action-packed days
we will focus on women + sports and how we can individually, and collectively, create change.

Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

Hilary Shaev

WNBA

Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Amy Fuchs

Time Warner Cable

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Hannah Storm

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

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Barb Lazarus

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

Jill Brooks

Head to Head Consultants

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Lee Ann Daly

@leeanndaly

Lauren Stevenson

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

Isaac Hinds

HARDBODY

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Lisa Strasman

NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Kerin Hempel

NYRR

Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Megan Porteous

Digital Rotalty

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Kathleen Francis

Women in Sports and Events - WISE

Tiana B. Holt

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Henry Friedman

Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Alicia McConnell

USOC

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Kerry D. Chandler

Under Armour

Donna Carpenter

Burton Snowboards

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Greta Gaines

ARTIST

Kay Moore

Gretchen Bleiler

Athlete

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

Andrea Chu

WTA

Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Tonya Antonucci

Chief Marketing Officer, Playworks

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Caroline Andrew

MFA

Julie Juarez

Adriana Becerra

Director, FOX Media Services

Lisa Stokes

Manager Talent Planning, ESPN

Lori LeBas

Sr VP Strategy & Business Operations, ESPN

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Laura Desmond

CEO, Starcom MediaVest Group

Beth Bass

WBCA

Morgan Flatley

Gatorade

Nancy Major

Orthopedic Radiology

Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Jenna Mielnicki

NBA/WNBA

Sue Rodin

Stars & Strategies, Inc.

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Diane Cummins

Judy Sweet

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

Mary O'Connor

The Marketing Arm

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Terri BURKE

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Lindsay Colas

Wasserman Media Group

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX

Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

Katie Raymond

JBL/Harman International

Cindy Whitehead

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

Dana Allen

Competitor Group

Elena Delle Donne

Chicago Sky

Michele Foley

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

James Maas

Sleep to Win!

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

Cindy Timchal

Naval Academy

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Chris Talbott

Microsoft

Nickole Raymond

IMG

Natara Holloway

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

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Adam Deutsch

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

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Amanda Carmichael

Scoutware LLC & WISE Director of Mentorship

Minda Santiago Garvens

Keli Lee

ABC Entertainment Group

Jeremy Schaap

Bureau Reporter, ESPN

Winter Vinecki

Athlete

Danielle Summers

espnW

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Mary Wittenberg

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

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Julie Moeller

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Janet Evans

Olympian

Erin Leyden

ESPN Films

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Alana Glass

Contributor, Forbes SportsMoney

Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby

Sasha DiGiulian

Athlete

Michele Promaulayko

Yahoo

Nicole Castrale

LPGA

Stefanie Dolson

Washington Mystics

Jackie Stasi

Ignited

Langely McNeal

Pro Skier

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Tonya Cornileus

ESPN Human Resources

Grace Kiraguri

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

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Alex Mallen

WISE

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier

Rosalyn Durant

VP College Sports Programming, ESPN

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Kate Johnson

IMG Olympic Consulting

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Paul Hertel

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Amy Huchthausen

America East Conference

Elena Hight

Pro Snowboarder

Sharon Byers

SVP Coca-Cola North America

Susan Cohig

National Hockey League

Kerri Walsh

Peg Moline

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Katie Mundell

Oakley

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

Glenna Patton

SICKSPORTS

Cindy Freed

VP Sales Communications, ESPN

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Leah LaPlaca

VP Talent Planning & Negotiations, ESPN

Lauren Loberg

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

Therese Steiner

Therese Steiner Consulting

Megan Eisenhard

Learfield Sports

Chelsie Stegemiller

Red Bull

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Christine Plonsky

University of Texas

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Tina Thornton

VP Production & Multimedia Intergration & Management Ops, ESPN

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer II, ESPN

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

WISE

Luz Amuchastegui

El Desafio

Nishima Chudasama

Girl Rising

Michael Bayle

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Mobile & Broadband Marketing, ESPN

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Jessica Cassity

Kat Kirsch Alford

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

Gabby Reece

Russell Wolff

ESPN International

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Mo'ne Davis

Athlete

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Christina King

Val Ackerman

Commissioner, Big EAST

Julie McGlone

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

Kathleen DeBoer

American Volleyball Coaches Association

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Amanda Heaton

Columbia Sportswear

Allison Kallish

SMG

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Chloe Kim

Snowboarder, Snowboarder from the US

Sue Enquist

Sue Enquist Coaching, LLC/UCLA

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Laurie Orlando

Sr VP Talent Planning and Development, ESPN

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Enterprise Holdings

Julie Eddleman

Director-Client Service, Google

Allison Leahy

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Leslie Gittess

CEO/Blue Sky Media

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Andy Walshe

Red Bull

Holly Campbell

Enterprise

Liesl Holtz

Oakley

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Mimi Griffin

MSG Promotions

Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.

John Skipper

Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks & President, ESPN

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Kathleen Behrens

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

Ruthie Bolton

Hilary Knight

Athlete

Ashley Smeltzer

Red Bull

Karen Brodkin

IMG Worldwide

Maria Shriver

MOS Enterprises

Heather Scheer

Sr Director Business Affairs, ESPN

On October 14th, 2015, the sixth annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit will unite a stellar group of female athletes, leaders in the sports world and industry influencers for a two-day program of speakers, sports activities and networking, all focused on creating positive change and opportunity for women in sports.

Through a compelling series of keynotes, panel discussions and interactive work sessions, The Summit addresses a wide range of topics, from global access to sports and opportunities for the advancement of women, to the marketing of female athletes and the business of women’s sports.

The Summit is a one-of-a-kind event that connects, motivates and enables attendees to gain valuable insights and data points, and collaborate on creating an actionable vision for the future of women and sports.

Please join us at this year's Summit.
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SportsCenter's Kevin Negandhi interviews Maria Shriver during the 2014 Summit.


» Check out highlights from The 2014 Summit