OCTOBER 18-20, 2021
THE LODGE AT
TORREY PINES
LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

We’re back! This year’s espnW: Women + Sports Summit is returning while continuing to be live streamed across digital and social to engage and connect our Summit community.

As we safely return to in-person experiences, The Summit will once again unite a world-class group of leaders in sports, business and entertainment for an inspiring program focused on creating positive change and opportunity for women in sports.

We hope you can join us for this year’s Summit. For more information about our 2021 in-person and virtual experiences, please click here.

MEET FELLOW INNOVATORS AND INFLUENCERS
2021 SPEAKERS
Jessica Mendoza
MLB Analyst, ESPN
Michele Steele
Studio Anchor, Reporter, ESPN
Halle Berry
Academy Award-winning actress and Director of the upcoming film, Bruised
Malika Andrews
NBA Reporter and Host of 'NBA Today', ESPN
Jon Patricof
CEO and Co-Founder Athletes Unlimited
Ginny Gilder
Co-Cwner, Seattle Storm
Dawn Porter
Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Trilogy Films
Shelby Rogers
Professional Tennis Player
Angela Courtin
Global Head of Brand Marketing, YouTube
Google
Abby McLoughlin
Marketing Director, Curran Theater & Gwen Goldman's daughter
Maya Brady
Standout UCLA softball player
April Ross
Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist
Candice Lee
Athletic Director, Vanderbilt University
Gabby Thomas
Olympic medalist & New Balance Athlete
Tyler Tumminia
Commissioner, Premier Hockey Federation
Angela Ruggiero
CEO and Co-Founder, Sports Innovation Lab
Sports Innovation Lab
Ramona Shelburne
ESPN NBA Insider and Senior Writer
Alana Nichols
Six-time Paralympic medalist, wheelchair basketball and alpine skiing
Debra OConnell
President, Networks - Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution, The Walt Disney Company
Allison Glock
Journalist, TV writer/producer, and filmmaker
Raina Kelley
Vice President and Editor-in-Chief, The Undefeated
Nicole Lynn
President of Football Operations, Klutch Sports Group
Sarah Spain
espnW Columnist and ESPN Reporter
Kate Ackerman, MD
Harvard Associate Professor and Medical Director, Female Athlete Program, Division of Sports Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital
Hannah Storm
SportsCenter Anchor
Kelly Kleine
Executive Director of Football Operations, Denver Broncos
Heidi Browning
Chief Marketing Officer, NHL
NHL
Zaila Avant-garde
2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion
Mollie Marcoux Samaan
Commissioner, LPGA
Nina King
Athletic Director, Duke University
Duke University
Julie Uhrman
Founder and President, Angel City Football Club
Rachel Epstein
Senior Director, ESPN and espnW Marketing
Brian Lockhart
Senior Vice President, ESPN+ Original Content and ESPN Films, ESPN
Gwen Goldman
Yankees Bat Girl
Carol Stiff
President Stiff Sports Media Consulting, LLC
Julie Foudy
espnW columnist and ESPN soccer commentator