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

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Cindy Freed

VP Sales Communications, ESPN

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Nancy Major

Orthopedic Radiology

Mary Wittenberg

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

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

James Maas

Sleep to Win!

Hilary Knight

Athlete

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Barb Lazarus

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

Dana Allen

Competitor Group

Laura Desmond

CEO, Starcom MediaVest Group

Lisa Strasman

NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Tonya Cornileus

ESPN Human Resources

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Erin Leyden

ESPN Films

CEO, Step Up

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Grace Kiraguri

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

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Beth Bass

WBCA

Jessica Cassity

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Christina King

Lee Ann Daly

@leeanndaly

Kerri Walsh

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Kathleen Francis

Women in Sports and Events - WISE

Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Tiana B. Holt

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Jackie Stasi

Ignited

Michele Foley

John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Sue Enquist

Sue Enquist Coaching, LLC/UCLA

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Kat Kirsch Alford

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Allison Kallish

SMG

Nickole Raymond

IMG

Lindsay Colas

Wasserman Media Group

Laurie Orlando

Sr VP Talent Planning and Development, ESPN

Alicia McConnell

USOC

Lisa Stokes

Manager Talent Planning, ESPN

Judy Sweet

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

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Amy Stanton

, Stanton & Company

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Holly Campbell

Enterprise

Lauren Loberg

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

Isaac Hinds

HARDBODY

Andy Walshe

Red Bull

Ruthie Bolton

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer II, ESPN

Tina Thornton

VP Production & Multimedia Intergration & Management Ops, ESPN

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Kay Moore

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Jenna Mielnicki

NBA/WNBA

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Alana Glass

Contributor, Forbes SportsMoney

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Allison Leahy

Chloe Kim

Snowboarder, Snowboarder from the US

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Caroline Andrew

MFA

Michael Bayle

Adam Deutsch

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

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Gabby Reece

Julie Eddleman

Director-Client Service, Google

Danielle Summers

espnW

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Keli Lee

ABC Entertainment Group

Sasha DiGiulian

Athlete

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Elena Hight

Pro Snowboarder

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Katie Raymond

JBL/Harman International

Stefanie Dolson

Washington Mystics

Julie Juarez

Diane Cummins

Russell Wolff

ESPN International

Leah LaPlaca

VP Talent Planning & Negotiations, ESPN

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

WISE

Maria Shriver

MOS Enterprises

Paul Hertel

Morgan Flatley

Gatorade

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Therese Steiner

Therese Steiner Consulting

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Julie Moeller

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Nicole Castrale

LPGA

Andrea Chu

WTA

Sue Rodin

Stars & Strategies, Inc.

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Lori LeBas

Sr VP Strategy & Business Operations, ESPN

Katie Mundell

Oakley

Tonya Antonucci

Chief Marketing Officer, Playworks

Sharon Byers

SVP Coca-Cola North America

Mimi Griffin

MSG Promotions

Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Amy Fuchs

Time Warner Cable

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Minda Santiago Garvens

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Val Ackerman

Commissioner, Big East Commissioner

Henry Friedman

, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Mobile & Broadband Marketing, ESPN

Natara Holloway

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

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Karen Brodkin

IMG Worldwide

Michele Promaulayko

Yahoo

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Amanda Heaton

Columbia Sportswear

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Enterprise Holdings

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Greta Gaines

ARTIST

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Gretchen Bleiler

Athlete

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

Liesl Holtz

Oakley

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Hannah Storm

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

Cindy Timchal

Naval Academy

Christine Plonsky

University of Texas

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Alex Mallen

WISE

Peg Moline

Elena Delle Donne

Chicago Sky

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Kathleen Behrens

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

Leslie Gittess

CEO/Blue Sky Media

max eisenbud

Senior Vice President IMG Tennis, IMG

Kathleen DeBoer

American Volleyball Coaches Association

Jeremy Schaap

Bureau Reporter, ESPN

Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

Nishima Chudasama

Girl Rising

Megan Porteous

Digital Rotalty

John Skipper

Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks & President, ESPN

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Chris Talbott

Microsoft

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Rosalyn Durant

VP College Sports Programming, ESPN

Kate Johnson

IMG Olympic Consulting

Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX

Luz Amuchastegui

El Desafio

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Lauren Stevenson

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

Heather Scheer

Sr Director Business Affairs, ESPN

Julie McGlone

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

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Amy Huchthausen

America East Conference

Winter Vinecki

Athlete

Chelsie Stegemiller

Red Bull

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Cindy Whitehead

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

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Donna Carpenter

Burton Snowboards

Ashley Smeltzer

Red Bull

Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Jill Brooks

Head to Head Consultants

Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Glenna Patton

SICKSPORTS

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Hilary Shaev

WNBA

Langely McNeal

Pro Skier

Megan Eisenhard

Learfield Sports

Kerin Hempel

NYRR

Mo'ne Davis

Athlete

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Amanda Carmichael

Scoutware LLC & WISE Director of Mentorship

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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