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

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Alexa Cook

Agent, CAA Sports

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Katie Myers

, CAA Sports Consulting

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Jennifer Chun

SVP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Leslie Brandow

Global Marketing, TaylorMade Golf

Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Abby Wambach

US Soccer

Lisa Murray

Murray, Octagon

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi

, The Tucker Center

Dr. Kevin Stone

Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Melisa Brenner

Brenner, NBA

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Ruthie Bolton

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Kristin Malaspina

Vice President Partnership Marketing, Time Warner Cable

Heather Spears

Global Communications Manager, TaylorMade Golf Company

Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

Lis Moss

Agent, CAA Sports

Karen Brodkin

President, Business Affairs, WME|IMG Worldwide

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Brent Gordon

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

Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.

Julia Pine


Julian Newman

Basketball Player

Amy Stanton

Stanton & Company

Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Rachel Frank

Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Liz Arky

Principal, Arky Group Consulting LLC

John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Christina Lance

Manager, Championship Communications, United States Golf Association

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

Kerri Walsh

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Aleia Naylor

Vice President, Marketing, Women's Sports Foundation

Carrie Bocian

VP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Mary Wittenberg

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

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Hilary Shaev


Deborah Larkin

CEO, Women's Sports Foundation

Linda Driscoll

Founder & CEO, Dream Big!

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Vivian Newman

Mother of Jaden & Julian Newman & Basketball Coach

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Gina Porretti

Vice President, Production, Fox Sports

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

Molly Finnerty

Director, Investment, Initiative

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Tambra Bonatti

Co-Founder, Creative Director, Bright Spot Creative

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Sarah Spain

Columnist, Radio Host, SportsCenter Reporter, espnW

Allyson Felix


Carrie Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Agency/Client

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Henry Friedman

Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Jessica Holtz

Agent, CAA Sports

Brittany Cranston

Director of Communications, CytoSport/Muscle Milk

Meredith Walker

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Judith Sweet


Monica Fee

Fee, CAA Sports

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Sydney Leroux

US Women's National Soccer Team

Jaden Newman

Womens Basketball Player

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Linda Shetina Logan

Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Jacqui Spence

Chair, TPT Partners

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Hannah Storm

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

John Honerkamp

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

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Gretchen Bleiler


Sheree Waterson


Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Kelly Pena

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

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Cynthia Hogan

SVP for Public Policy, National Football League

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Justine Siegal

Baseball For All

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

Kathryn Schloessman

Schloessman, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Dawn Scott

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

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Merritt Paulson

Owner Portland Thorns & Timbers

Jamie Newman

Basketball Coach and Founder of Hoops of America

Kavitha Davidson

Sports Columnist, Bloomberg View

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

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