October 12-14, 2016 | St. Regis Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

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

Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

Karen Dry

Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Marketing, ESPN

Katie Montiel Vidaillet

Senior Manager, Gatorade

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Ali Krieger

US Soccer

Pavithra Chandra

Global Sports Mentoring Program

Sam Gordon

Athlete, Football, Soccer, Track

Meg Aronowitz

Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Jennifer Chun

SVP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Jess Weiner

CEO, Talk to Jess

Deborah Larkin

CEO, Women's Sports Foundation

Brent Gordon

Co-Founder Utah Girls Tackle Football League, Father of Sam Gordon

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Xavi Cortadellas

Cortadellas, Gatorade

Morgan Flatley

CMO, Gatorade

Lauren Loberg

Sport Psychology Consultant, Pyramid Performance Consulting

Carrie Kabat

Public Relations Manager, New Balance

Melissa Isaacson

Writer, espnW

David Williams

Corporate Communications, ESPN

Monica Gonzalez

Analyst, ESPN / Gonzo Soccer

Linda Shetina Logan

Executive Director, Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Barb Lazarus

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

Julian Newman

Athlete, Basketball

Carmelita Jeter

Track & Field Athlete

Mark Lewis

Executive Vice President of Championships & Alliances, NCAA

Dr. Jill Brooks

Clinical Neuropsychologist, Head to Head Consultants

Sharon Lancu

Director, Initiative

Ashley Adam

Producer, ESPN

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, SportsCenter Co-Host

Tonya Antonucci

Chief Marketing Officer, Playworks

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Paulina Kelly

Product Marketing Manager, New Balance

Tambra Bonatti

Co-Founder, Creative Director, Bright Spot Creative

Claire Lessinger

Sales and Events Manager, Tampa Bay Sports Commission

Jacqueline Orellana

Marketing, Toyota

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Kimberly Wilson

VP, Affiliate Sales and Marketing, ESPN

Arthur Joseph

Founder and Chairman, The Vocal Awareness Institute

Laura Ramirez

Associate Producer, ESPN- Los Angeles Production Office

Kevin Martinez

VP, Corp Citizenship, ESPN

Jill Hotchkiss

VP Marketing + Creative, Disney

Kerry Ruggieri

SVP, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Caroline Maher

Taekwondo Hall of Fame, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Jennifer Minogue

ESPN Digital Account Executive, Sales

Tina Thornton

SVP Production, Multimedia Sponsorship Integration & Management Ops, ESPN

Amy Huchthausen

Commissioner, America East Conference

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Suzanne Paxton

Olympian; Executive Producer, Point Studio, Inc., Point Studio TV - Television/Video Production

Jenn Holmes

Deputy editor, espnW

Jacqui Spence

Board Director, TPT Partners

Tesfaye Negussie

Associate Producer, espnW

Julia Pine

Asst. Director, Communications, SCGA

Alison Overholt

Editor-in-Chief, espnW

Sereita Cobbs

Director, Content Integration & Strategy, espnW

Nicole Branagh

UA Athlete, Beach Volleyball

Christopher Eames

VP, Customer Marketing & Sales, ESPN

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Julia Mancuso

Olympic Ski Racer

Justin Connolly

ESPN, Disney and ESPN Affiliate Sales and Marketing

Tashi Malik

Vice-President of NungshiTashi Foundation, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Marina Escobar

VP Visual Technology, ESPN

Kelly Pena

Senior Vice President Disney Channels Research, Disney Channels Worldwide - The Walt Disney Company

Heidi Boynton

Executive Director, Mini Mermaid Running Club

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Dr. Henry Friedman

Co Founder, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Louis Roloff

VP, Group Director, Mediavest

Deidra Maddock

Vice President, Sports Management, ESPN

Kaitee Daley

Senior Editor, Social/Viral Content, ESPN

Chrissy Summers

Founder, Beyond Sticks

Dima Alardah

Youth Team Leader, Social Entrepreneur

Amy Van Deusen

Editor, espnW

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Leslie Brandow

Global Marketing, TaylorMade Golf

Liz Arky

Trustee, US Ski & Snowboard Assn, Arky Group Consulting LLC

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Qunnie Lin

Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual

Rachel Frank

Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Hanna Fauzie

Managing Editor, GSMP

Debbie Spander

Vice President Broadcasting & Coaching, Wasserman Media Group

Ann Francis

VP Production Operations, ESPN Charlotte

Sue Bird

Professional Athlete, WNBA

Aaron LaBerge

EVP & Chief Technology Officer, ESPN

Nicole M. LaVoi

The Tucker Center

Kara Linse

Director, Global Sponsorship Marketing, Olympic Games, Visa

Lisa Stokes

Manager of Booking & Talent Production, ESPN

Corinne Nevinny

Chief Fitness Officer, Fight 2B Fit

Brittany Cranston

Director of Communications, CytoSport/Muscle Milk

Lis Moss

Agent, CAA Sports

Linda Driscoll

Founder & CEO, Dream Big!

Kimberly Jarvis

ESPN Images Photo Coordinator, ESPN Images

Sandy Nunez

Coordinating Producer, SportsCenter, ESPN

Lauren Robinson

Sponsorship Activation, ESPN

Lizzie Velasquez

Motivational Speaker, Author

Adriana Becerra

Exec Director, FOX Media Services

Megan Greenwell

Senior Editor, ESPN the Magazine

Jaden Newman

Womens Basketball Player

Yasmian Alsharshani

Founder, Qatar Golf Ladies and Yasmian Events, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Claressa Shields

2012 women's boxing Olympic Gold Medalist, Olympic Boxer

Lisa Murray

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Octagon Worldwide

Tiffany Shine

Director of Marketing, Relativity Sports

Michele Roberts

Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association

Sarah Hillyer

Dr., University of Tennessee

Matt Eisenberg

Editor, espnW

Carolyn Desai

Desai, Time Warner Cable Sports

Debbie Hesse

Executive Director, USA Swimming Foundation

Amy Rosenfeld

Senior Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Erin Hartman

COO, Beyond Sticks

Cynthia Hogan

SVP for Public Policy, National Football League

Sarah Spain

Columnist, Radio Host, SportsCenter Reporter, espnW

Cecilia Vales

Gonzo Soccer Executive Director Mexico and Latin America, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Monica Fee

Agent, CAA Sports

Karen Brodkin

President, Business Affairs, WME|IMG Worldwide

Victoria Duval

Tennis

Lynn Holzman

Commissioner, West Coast Conference

Sean T Hanrahan

SVP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Vivian Newman

Mother of Jaden & Julian Newman, Basketball Coach

Andrea Young

President, Experiential Marketing, INMarketing Services (a division of Advantage Sales and Marketing)

Amy Stanton

Stanton & Company

Monica Diaz

VP Diversity, Inclusion & Wellness, ESPN

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Kavitha Davidson

Sports Columnist, Bloomberg View

Cindy Whitehead

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

John Wildhack

EVP Programming & Production, ESPN

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, SC & News, ESPN

Shellie Pfohl

Executive Director, Presidents Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

Stephanie Rudnick

SVP, Communications, MKTG & The Players Tribune

Renee Wilson

Chief Client Officer, MSLGROUP

Nicole LaVoi

Associate Director, The Tucker Center

Joan Coraggio

Group Communications Director - Brand Integration, Saatchi & Saatchi

Emilie Bydwell

Head of Rugby Programming, ATAVUS / USA Rugby

Heather Spears

PR Consultant, The Brand Amp

Libby Geist

Vice President and Executive Producer, ESPN Films

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Johann Koss

Founder, Right To Play International

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing, FOX Sports Networks

Crystal Yang Edwards

Assoc. Director, Publicity, ESPN Communications

Tara Roberts

Founder, Girltank

Kristin Malaspina

Vice President Partnership Marketing, Time Warner Cable

Sue Enquist

Owner, Sue Enquist Coaching

Nga Le

Business Operation Director, GSMP

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Wanda Young

VP Media and Digital Marketing, Walmart

Nancy Lough

President / Professor, Sport Marketing Association & UNLV

Sofia Lombardo-Ramos

VP, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Sydney Davis

Director, Global Diveristy & Inclusion, AEG

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Therese Steiner

President & Founder, Therese Steiner Consulting

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Maureen Huff

VP, Time Warner Cable

Adrienne Lofton

SVP, Global Brand Marketing, Under Armour

Russell Wolff

EVP & Managing Director, ESPN International

Gretchen Bleiler

Olympic Snowboarder, Athlete

Isaac Hinds

Senior Brand Manager - Specialty, CYTOSPORT

Tonya Cornileus

VP, Learning & Org Development, ESPN Human Resources

Rebecca Hudson

Senior Editor, espnW

Cynthia Coredo

Program Manager, GSMP

Erin Leyden

Sr Producer, ESPN Films

Lori Fuglestad

Director, Global Sports Partners

Katina Arnold

VP, Corporate Communications, ESPN

Kate Gustafson

Writer, ivivva by lululemon athletica

Larissa de Leon

AMD, Mediavest

Maria Rodriguez

DLA Piper LLP

Aleia Naylor

Vice President, Marketing, Women's Sports Foundation

Courtney Hamilton

Director, Fox Networks Group

Katie Bourner

President Nantes Derby Girls, GSMP

Miraj Parikh

Director Partnerships & Activations, Northwestern Mutual

Kim Azzarelli

Co Founder, Seneca Women

Gina Porretti

Vice President, Production, Fox Sports

Jamie Valvano

Cancer Survivor, The V Foundation

Kathryn Schloessman

President, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission

Jessica Shobar

Segment Producer, ESPN

Edward Erhardt

President, Global Sales and MarketingPresident, ESPN

Patrick Stiegman

VP / Editor Director, ESPN Digital & Print Media, ESPN

Jessica Holtz

Agent, CAA Sports

Susy Jackson

Executive Editor, Women in the World/Tina Brown Live Media

Lynn Olszowy

Feature Reporter/Producer, espnW

Alana Nichols

Paralympian, Wheelchair Basketball and Alpine Skiing

Robert LeGrand

Account Executive, ESPN CMS

Alyson Furch

Director of Client and Corporate Communications, BDA Sports Management

Ken Boudreau

Sr. Director ESPN Media Technologies, ESPN

Melanie Jackson

Senior Editor, espnW

Carrie Bocian

VP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Dawn Scott

Fitness and Performance Coach, Fitness Coach and Performance Coach, U.S. Women's National Team

Julie Paterson

Paterson, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Katie Hnida

First Woman to play D1 Football

Dani Rylan

Commissioner, National Women's Hockey League

John Honerkamp

Senior Manager - Runner Products & Services / Chief Coach, New York Road Runners

Sofia Sanchez

Founder, Activate YA

Najat Alsayegh

Youth Development Specialist, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Christopher Lin

Web Developer, espnW

Sonja Henning

Sports Marketing, NIKE

Jesse Lichtenberg

Marketing, BDA Sports Management

Carla Bustamante

PR Director, Baseball Team Naranjeros of Hermosillo, GSMP

Sheldon Spencer

Editor/Communications, ESPN

Christa Riepe

Owner and Founder, Elite Symmetry

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Nickolas Restivo

Social Media Marketing Manager, Muscle Milk

Jake Waxenberg

Director of Brand Strategy, Athos

Mike Denzler

Account Executive, ESPN

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Lauren Klopmeyer

Brand Partnerships, WME | IMG

Gabrielle Dow

Vice President of Marketing & Fan Engagement, Green Bay Packers

Sara Johnson

Studio Director, ESPN

Terence Keenan

Security, ESPN Global Security

Josette Persson

Executive Producer, Point Studio/Women in the World

Sue Wicks

Hall of Fame Member, WNBA Legend /Fight 2B Fit

Pearl Davenport

Director - Marketing Production, Disney XD Marketing

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Dr. Kevin Stone

Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Batoul Arnaout

Influencer, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Christina Lance

Manager, Championship Communications, United States Golf Association

Meredith Walker

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Jill Gregory

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Industry Services, NASCAR

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Ali Bronson

Assoc Producer II, ESPN Radio

Louise Cornetta

ESPN Radio Program Director II, ESPN Radio

Nungshi Malik

President of NungshiTashi Foundation, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Aly Furch

Director of Client and Corporate Communications, BDA Sports Management

Veronica Osogo

Tennis Player, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Michelle Gervais

Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Dr. Ashleigh Huffman

University of Tennessee

Tara Chozet

Senior Publicist, ESPN

Carrie Drinkwater

SVP, Mediahub

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Holly Humphrey

Director, Strategic Programs, EY

Tanya Prewitt-White

Dr., Adler University

Alicia McMachan

Financial advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Julie Sobieski

VP, ESPN Programming

Julie Shumaker

Vice President, PLAY, Zynga

Amanda Shalala

Sports Broadcaster, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Rob Koch

Dir. of Communications, USA Hockey

Mark Gainey

CEO, Strava Inc.

Delena Turman

Producer/Associate Producer, ESPN (espnW presents: Be Honest with Cari Champion & First Take)

Jay Jay Nesheim

Sr. Director, Communications, ESPN

Judith Sweet

Consultant, Gender Equity

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Jamie Newman

Founder of Hoops of America, Basketball Coach

Emily Hughes

Business Consultant, Google

Alexa Cook

Agent, CAA Sports

Karen Cox

Women's Brand Director, Oakley, Oakley

Hilary Knight

Athlete

Shanelle Barrett

Triathlon Athlete, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Katie Myers

Executive, CAA Sports Consulting

Gwen Conley

Group Media Director, Saatchi & Saatchi

Andrea Berry

Broadcast Media Consultant, Fox Networks Group

Kevin Plank

Founder & CEO, Under Armour

On October 12th, 2016, the seventh 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 keynotes, panel discussions and interactive work sessions, The Summit will address 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 the 2016 Summit.

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