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


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

Carmelita Jeter

Track & Field Athlete

Julia Pine

Asst. Director, Communications, SCGA

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Cynthia Hogan

SVP for Public Policy, National Football League

Julian Newman

Basketball Player

Meg Aronowitz

Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Dawn Scott

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

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Kavitha Davidson

Sports Columnist, Bloomberg View

Monica Fee

Fee, CAA Sports

Liz Arky

Principal, Arky Group Consulting LLC

Sarah Spain

Columnist, Radio Host, SportsCenter Reporter, espnW

Abby Wambach

US Soccer

Jennifer Chun

SVP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Leslie Brandow

Global Marketing, TaylorMade Golf

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Kristin Malaspina

Vice President Partnership Marketing, Time Warner Cable

Jessica Holtz

Agent, CAA Sports

Brittany Cranston

Director of Communications, CytoSport/Muscle Milk

Jacqui Spence

Chair, TPT Partners

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Kathryn Schloessman

Schloessman, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission

Vivian Newman

Mother of Jaden & Julian Newman & Basketball Coach

Deborah Larkin

CEO, Women's Sports Foundation

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Karen Brodkin

President, Business Affairs, WME|IMG Worldwide

Jaden Newman

Womens Basketball Player

Gretchen Bleiler

Olympic Snowboarder, Athlete

Nicole M. LaVoi

The Tucker Center

Ali Krieger

US Soccer

Linda Driscoll

Founder & CEO, Dream Big!

Amy Stanton

Stanton & Company

Alexa Cook

Agent, CAA Sports

Henry Friedman

Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Brent Gordon

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

Kelly Pena

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

Aleia Naylor

Vice President, Marketing, Women's Sports Foundation

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Judith Sweet


Lis Moss

Agent, CAA Sports

Katie Myers

CAA Sports Consulting

Morgan Flatley

CMO, Gatorade

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Molly Finnerty

Director, Investment, Initiative

Charlie Callahan

Co-Founder, Bright Spot

Dr. Kevin Stone

Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Carrie Bocian

VP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

John Honerkamp

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

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Carrie Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Agency/Client

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Meredith Walker

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Jamie Newman

Basketball Coach and Founder of Hoops of America

Rachel Frank

Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Heather Spears

Global Communications Manager, TaylorMade Golf Company

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Linda Shetina Logan

Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Christina Lance

Manager, Championship Communications, United States Golf Association

Gina Porretti

Vice President, Production, Fox Sports

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

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.
Be a part of the ACTION.


SportsCenter's Kevin Negandhi interviews Maria Shriver during the 2014 Summit.

» Check out highlights from The 2014 Summit