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

Jacqueline Orellana

Marketing, Toyota

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Jaden Newman

Womens Basketball Player

Sara Johnson

Studio Director, ESPN

Claressa Shields

2012 women's boxing Olympic Gold Medalist, Olympic Boxer

Andrea Young

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

Linda Shetina Logan

Executive Director, Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Nickolas Restivo

Social Media Marketing Manager, Muscle Milk

Julia Pine

Asst. Director, Communications, SCGA

Lauren Robinson

Sponsorship Activation, ESPN

Jenn Holmes

Deputy editor, espnW

Maureen Huff

VP, Time Warner Cable

Mike Denzler

Account Executive, ESPN

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Qunnie Lin

Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual

Hilary Knight

Athlete

Meg Aronowitz

Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Karen Dry

Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Dr. Kevin Stone

Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Julie Shumaker

Vice President, PLAY, Zynga

Caroline Maher

Taekwondo Hall of Fame, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Deborah Larkin

CEO, Women's Sports Foundation

Gwen Conley

Group Media Director, Saatchi & Saatchi

Julian Newman

Athlete, Basketball

Tanya Prewitt-White

Dr., Adler University

Paulina Kelly

Product Marketing Manager, New Balance

Russell Wolff

EVP & Managing Director, ESPN International

Jill Gregory

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Industry Services, NASCAR

Aleia Naylor

Vice President, Marketing, Women's Sports Foundation

Dima Alardah

Youth Team Leader, Social Entrepreneur

Hanna Fauzie

Managing Editor, GSMP

Julie Paterson

Paterson, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Katie Myers

Executive, CAA Sports Consulting

Chrissy Summers

Founder, Beyond Sticks

Suzanne Paxton

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

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Johann Koss

Founder, Right To Play International

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Najat Alsayegh

Youth Development Specialist, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Kristin Malaspina

Vice President Partnership Marketing, Time Warner Cable

Melissa Isaacson

Writer, espnW

Gretchen Bleiler

Olympic Snowboarder, Athlete

Cynthia Coredo

Program Manager, GSMP

Julia Mancuso

Olympic Ski Racer

Sydney Davis

Director, Global Diveristy & Inclusion, AEG

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Josette Persson

Executive Producer, Point Studio/Women in the World

Jennifer Minogue

ESPN Digital Account Executive, Sales

Lauren Loberg

Sport Psychology Consultant, Pyramid Performance Consulting

David Williams

Corporate Communications, ESPN

Therese Steiner

President & Founder, Therese Steiner Consulting

Alexa Cook

Agent, CAA Sports

Tara Chozet

Senior Publicist, ESPN

Terence Keenan

Security, ESPN Global Security

Christopher Lin

Web Developer, espnW

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Sonja Henning

Sports Marketing, NIKE

Sheldon Spencer

Editor/Communications, ESPN

Debbie Spander

Vice President Broadcasting & Coaching, Wasserman Media Group

Amanda Shalala

Sports Broadcaster, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Miraj Parikh

Director Partnerships & Activations, Northwestern Mutual

Libby Geist

Vice President and Executive Producer, ESPN Films

Aly Furch

Director of Client and Corporate Communications, BDA Sports Management

Cynthia Hogan

SVP for Public Policy, National Football League

Brent Gordon

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

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Susy Jackson

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

Alana Nichols

Paralympian, Wheelchair Basketball and Alpine Skiing

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, SC & News, ESPN

Jill Hotchkiss

VP Marketing + Creative, Disney

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Courtney Hamilton

Director, Fox Networks Group

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Kara Linse

Director, Global Sponsorship Marketing, Olympic Games, Visa

Sue Wicks

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

Yasmian Alsharshani

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

Adrienne Lofton

SVP, Global Brand Marketing, Under Armour

Edward Erhardt

President, Global Sales and MarketingPresident, ESPN

Dr. Ashleigh Huffman

University of Tennessee

Erin Hartman

COO, Beyond Sticks

Carrie Bocian

VP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Ken Boudreau

Sr. Director ESPN Media Technologies, ESPN

Monica Gonzalez

Analyst, ESPN / Gonzo Soccer

Kathryn Schloessman

President, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission

Sarah Hillyer

Dr., University of Tennessee

Barb Lazarus

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

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Cecilia Vales

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

Jamie Valvano

Cancer Survivor, The V Foundation

Xavi Cortadellas

Cortadellas, Gatorade

Liz Arky

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

Sharon Lancu

Director, Initiative

Ann Francis

VP Production Operations, ESPN Charlotte

Tashi Malik

Vice-President of NungshiTashi Foundation, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Michele Roberts

Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association

Louise Cornetta

ESPN Radio Program Director II, ESPN Radio

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Delena Turman

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

Rachel Frank

Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Mark Gainey

CEO, Strava Inc.

Sarah Spain

Columnist, Radio Host, SportsCenter Reporter, espnW

Jess Weiner

CEO, Talk to Jess

Crystal Yang Edwards

Assoc. Director, Publicity, ESPN Communications

Julie Sobieski

VP, ESPN Programming

Lisa Stokes

Manager of Booking & Talent Production, ESPN

Larissa de Leon

AMD, Mediavest

Isaac Hinds

Senior Brand Manager - Specialty, CYTOSPORT

Dawn Scott

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

Jake Waxenberg

Director of Brand Strategy, Athos

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing, FOX Sports Networks

Tina Thornton

SVP Production, Multimedia Sponsorship Integration & Management Ops, ESPN

Jay Jay Nesheim

Sr. Director, Communications, ESPN

Lori Fuglestad

Director, Global Sports Partners

Pearl Davenport

Director - Marketing Production, Disney XD Marketing

Monica Diaz

VP Diversity, Inclusion & Wellness, ESPN

Brittany Cranston

Director of Communications, CytoSport/Muscle Milk

Andrea Berry

Broadcast Media Consultant, Fox Networks Group

Renee Wilson

Chief Client Officer, MSLGROUP

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Alyson Furch

Director of Client and Corporate Communications, BDA Sports Management

Debbie Hesse

Executive Director, USA Swimming Foundation

Matt Eisenberg

Editor, espnW

Laura Ramirez

Associate Producer, ESPN- Los Angeles Production Office

Joan Coraggio

Group Communications Director - Brand Integration, Saatchi & Saatchi

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, SportsCenter Co-Host

Katie Montiel Vidaillet

Senior Manager, Gatorade

Kevin Plank

Founder & CEO, Under Armour

Louis Roloff

VP, Group Director, Mediavest

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Ali Bronson

Assoc Producer II, ESPN Radio

Christa Riepe

Owner and Founder, Elite Symmetry

Shanelle Barrett

Triathlon Athlete, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Sandy Nunez

Coordinating Producer, SportsCenter, ESPN

Sue Bird

Professional Athlete, WNBA

Emilie Bydwell

Head of Rugby Programming, ATAVUS / USA Rugby

Adriana Becerra

Director, FOX Media Services

Nungshi Malik

President of NungshiTashi Foundation, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Amy Van Deusen

Editor, espnW

Claire Lessinger

Sales and Events Manager, Tampa Bay Sports Commission

Ali Krieger

US Soccer

Meredith Walker

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

Dr. Jill Brooks

Clinical Neuropsychologist, Head to Head Consultants

Sam Gordon

Athlete, Football, Soccer, Track

Kelly Pena

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

Jacqui Spence

Board Director, TPT Partners

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Nancy Lough

President / Professor, Sport Marketing Association & UNLV

Karen Brodkin

President, Business Affairs, WME|IMG Worldwide

Tonya Cornileus

VP, Learning & Org Development, ESPN Human Resources

Jennifer Chun

SVP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Marina Escobar

VP Visual Technology, ESPN

Emily Hughes

Business Consultant, Google

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Tesfaye Negussie

Associate Producer, espnW

Ashley Adam

Producer, ESPN

Rob Koch

Dir. of Communications, USA Hockey

Kate Gustafson

Writer, ivivva by lululemon athletica

Karen Cox

Women's Brand Director, Oakley, Oakley

Vivian Newman

Mother of Jaden & Julian Newman, Basketball Coach

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Lynn Holzman

Commissioner, West Coast Conference

Erin Leyden

Sr Producer, ESPN Films

Aaron LaBerge

EVP & Chief Technology Officer, ESPN

Kimberly Wilson

VP, Affiliate Sales and Marketing, ESPN

Jesse Lichtenberg

Marketing, BDA Sports Management

Robert LeGrand

Account Executive, ESPN CMS

Kerry Ruggieri

SVP, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Nicole Branagh

UA Athlete, Beach Volleyball

Rebecca Hudson

Senior Editor, espnW

Katie Bourner

President Nantes Derby Girls, GSMP

Dr. Henry Friedman

Co Founder, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Tiffany Shine

Director of Marketing, Relativity Sports

Amy Huchthausen

Commissioner, America East Conference

Kevin Martinez

VP, Corp Citizenship, ESPN

Carla Bustamante

PR Director, Baseball Team Naranjeros of Hermosillo, GSMP

Lizzie Velasquez

Motivational Speaker, Author

Alicia McMachan

Financial advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Jessica Shobar

Segment Producer, ESPN

John Honerkamp

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

Nga Le

Business Operation Director, GSMP

Lisa Murray

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Octagon Worldwide

Carrie Drinkwater

SVP, Mediahub

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Heidi Boynton

Executive Director, Mini Mermaid Running Club

Patrick Stiegman

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

Lynn Olszowy

Feature Reporter/Producer, espnW

Nicole LaVoi

Associate Director, The Tucker Center

Holly Humphrey

Director, Strategic Programs, EY

Christina Lance

Manager, Championship Communications, United States Golf Association

Batoul Arnaout

Influencer, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Sue Enquist

Owner, Sue Enquist Coaching

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Katina Arnold

VP, Corporate Communications, ESPN

Judith Sweet

Consultant, Gender Equity

Nicole M. LaVoi

The Tucker Center

Deidra Maddock

Vice President, Sports Management, ESPN

Carmelita Jeter

Track & Field Athlete

Kim Azzarelli

Co Founder, Seneca Women

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Marketing, ESPN

Stephanie Rudnick

SVP, Communications, MKTG & The Players Tribune

Pavithra Chandra

Global Sports Mentoring Program

Victoria Duval

Tennis

Lis Moss

Agent, CAA Sports

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Veronica Osogo

Tennis Player, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Tara Roberts

Founder, Girltank

Megan Greenwell

Senior Editor, ESPN the Magazine

Sereita Cobbs

Director, Content Integration & Strategy, espnW

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Kavitha Davidson

Sports Columnist, Bloomberg View

Monica Fee

Agent, CAA Sports

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Corinne Nevinny

Chief Fitness Officer, Fight 2B Fit

John Wildhack

EVP Programming & Production, ESPN

Sofia Lombardo-Ramos

VP, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Justin Connolly

ESPN, Disney and ESPN Affiliate Sales and Marketing

Morgan Flatley

CMO, Gatorade

Amy Stanton

Stanton & Company

Kaitee Daley

Senior Editor, Social/Viral Content, ESPN

Gina Porretti

Vice President, Production, Fox Sports

Jamie Newman

Founder of Hoops of America, Basketball Coach

Leslie Brandow

Global Marketing, TaylorMade Golf

Amy Rosenfeld

Senior Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Dani Rylan

Commissioner, National Women's Hockey League

Mark Lewis

Executive Vice President of Championships & Alliances, NCAA

Melanie Jackson

Senior Editor, espnW

Sofia Sanchez

Founder, Activate YA

Arthur Joseph

Founder and Chairman, The Vocal Awareness Institute

Wanda Young

VP Media and Digital Marketing, Walmart

Heather Spears

PR Consultant, The Brand Amp

Lauren Klopmeyer

Brand Partnerships, WME | IMG

Shellie Pfohl

Executive Director, Presidents Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

Carolyn Desai

Desai, Time Warner Cable Sports

Kimberly Jarvis

ESPN Images Photo Coordinator, ESPN Images

Christopher Eames

VP, Customer Marketing & Sales, ESPN

Katie Hnida

First Woman to play D1 Football

Sean T Hanrahan

SVP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Alison Overholt

Editor-in-Chief, espnW

Linda Driscoll

Founder & CEO, Dream Big!

Cindy Whitehead

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

Jessica Holtz

Agent, CAA Sports

Carrie Kabat

Public Relations Manager, New Balance

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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