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

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Kathleen Behrens

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

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.

Leslie Gittess

CEO/Blue Sky Media

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

Luz Amuchastegui

El Desafio

Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Grace Kiraguri

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

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Sharon Byers

SVP Coca-Cola North America

Val Ackerman

Commissioner, Big East Commissioner

Julie Juarez

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Kerin Hempel

NYRR

Sasha DiGiulian

Athlete

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

John Skipper

Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks & President, ESPN

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

max eisenbud

Senior Vice President IMG Tennis, IMG

Laurie Orlando

Sr VP Talent Planning and Development, ESPN

Andrea Chu

WTA

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

CEO, Step Up

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

WISE

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Lisa Strasman

NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Nishima Chudasama

Girl Rising

Minda Santiago Garvens

Chloe Kim

Snowboarder, Snowboarder from the US

Amy Huchthausen

America East Conference

Peg Moline

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Beth Bass

WBCA

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Sue Rodin

Stars & Strategies, Inc.

Paul Hertel

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Donna Carpenter

Burton Snowboards

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Michele Promaulayko

Yahoo

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Gabby Reece

Lauren Loberg

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

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Ruthie Bolton

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Sue Enquist

Sue Enquist Coaching, LLC/UCLA

Christine Plonsky

University of Texas

Judy Sweet

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

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

Jill Brooks

Head to Head Consultants

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Russell Wolff

ESPN International

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Ashley Smeltzer

Red Bull

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Kathleen Francis

Women in Sports and Events - WISE

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Alana Glass

Contributor, Forbes SportsMoney

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

Diane Cummins

Amy Stanton

, Stanton & Company

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Heather Scheer

Sr Director Business Affairs, ESPN

Mo'ne Davis

Athlete

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Kat Kirsch Alford

Nancy Major

Orthopedic Radiology

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer II, ESPN

Jenna Mielnicki

NBA/WNBA

James Maas

Sleep to Win!

Cindy Whitehead

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

Jackie Stasi

Ignited

Amanda Carmichael

Scoutware LLC & WISE Director of Mentorship

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby

Kathleen DeBoer

American Volleyball Coaches Association

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Tiana B. Holt

Erin Leyden

ESPN Films

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Nickole Raymond

IMG

Kerri Walsh

Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

Hannah Storm

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

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Gretchen Bleiler

Athlete

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Liesl Holtz

Oakley

Keli Lee

ABC Entertainment Group

Jeremy Schaap

Bureau Reporter, ESPN

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Lee Ann Daly

@leeanndaly

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Mary Wittenberg

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

Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

Maria Shriver

MOS Enterprises

Allison Kallish

SMG

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Chris Talbott

Microsoft

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Alicia McConnell

USOC

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Tonya Antonucci

Chief Marketing Officer, Playworks

Katie Mundell

Oakley

Julie Moeller

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Glenna Patton

SICKSPORTS

Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Katie Raymond

JBL/Harman International

Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Amy Fuchs

Time Warner Cable

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Megan Porteous

Digital Rotalty

Lisa Stokes

Manager Talent Planning, ESPN

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Natara Holloway

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

Chelsie Stegemiller

Red Bull

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Hilary Knight

Athlete

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Langely McNeal

Pro Skier

John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Therese Steiner

Therese Steiner Consulting

Jessica Cassity

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Barb Lazarus

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

Michele Foley

Morgan Flatley

Gatorade

Hilary Shaev

WNBA

Danielle Summers

espnW

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Christina King

Lauren Stevenson

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

Dana Allen

Competitor Group

Cindy Freed

VP Sales Communications, ESPN

Mimi Griffin

MSG Promotions

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Alex Mallen

WISE

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Allison Leahy

Henry Friedman

, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Leah LaPlaca

VP Talent Planning & Negotiations, ESPN

Megan Eisenhard

Learfield Sports

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Cindy Timchal

Naval Academy

Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Julie Eddleman

Director-Client Service, Google

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Amanda Heaton

Columbia Sportswear

Nicole Castrale

LPGA

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Isaac Hinds

HARDBODY

Andy Walshe

Red Bull

Lori LeBas

Sr VP Strategy & Business Operations, ESPN

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Michael Bayle

Karen Brodkin

IMG Worldwide

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Mobile & Broadband Marketing, ESPN

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Caroline Andrew

MFA

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Tina Thornton

VP Production & Multimedia Intergration & Management Ops, ESPN

CEO, Step Up

Elena Delle Donne

Chicago Sky

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

CEO, Step Up

Elena Hight

Pro Snowboarder

Julie McGlone

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

Kay Moore

Laura Desmond

CEO, Starcom MediaVest Group

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Enterprise Holdings

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Greta Gaines

ARTIST

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Holly Campbell

Enterprise

Kate Johnson

IMG Olympic Consulting

Lindsay Colas

Wasserman Media Group

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Stefanie Dolson

Washington Mystics

EAG Sports Management

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury

Adam Deutsch

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

Tonya Cornileus

ESPN Human Resources

Rosalyn Durant

VP College Sports Programming, ESPN

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Winter Vinecki

Athlete

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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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