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


Join us for the 6th annual Summit, a two-day event that brings together leading voices and industry influencers to create positive change and opportunity for women in sports.
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Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

Elena Hight

Pro Snowboarder

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Michele Promaulayko


Tiana B. Holt

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Amy Stanton

, Stanton & Company

Lindsay Colas

Wasserman Media Group

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Langely McNeal

Pro Skier

Megan Eisenhard

Learfield Sports

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Amanda Heaton

Columbia Sportswear

Kathleen Francis

Women in Sports and Events - WISE

Kerin Hempel


Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Tonya Cornileus

ESPN Human Resources

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Dana Allen

Competitor Group

Beth Bass


Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

Isaac Hinds


Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Jenna Mielnicki


Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Karen Brodkin

IMG Worldwide

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Laurie Orlando

Sr VP Talent Planning and Development, ESPN

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Morgan Flatley


Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Jackie Stasi


Alana Glass

Contributor, Forbes SportsMoney

Lisa Strasman

NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

CEO, Step Up

Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

Sasha DiGiulian


Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Judy Sweet

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

Julie Juarez

Barb Lazarus

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

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Nancy Major

Orthopedic Radiology

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Erin Leyden

ESPN Films

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Allison Kallish


Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Sharon Byers

SVP Coca-Cola North America

Adam Deutsch

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

Holly Campbell


Kerri Walsh


Enterprise Holdings

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Maria Shriver

MOS Enterprises

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Lauren Stevenson

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

Laura Desmond

CEO, Starcom MediaVest Group

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby

Julie Eddleman

Director-Client Service, Google

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Paul Hertel

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

James Maas

Sleep to Win!

Ashley Smeltzer

Red Bull

Heather Scheer

Sr Director Business Affairs, ESPN

Michele Foley

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Katie Mundell


Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Cindy Freed

VP Sales Communications, ESPN

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer II, ESPN

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Julie McGlone

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

Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury

Lauren Loberg

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

Mimi Griffin

MSG Promotions

Chris Talbott


Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Natara Holloway

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

John Skipper

Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks & President, ESPN

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Sue Rodin

Stars & Strategies, Inc.

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Mobile & Broadband Marketing, ESPN

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Megan Porteous

Digital Rotalty

Hannah Storm

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

Katie Raymond

JBL/Harman International

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Val Ackerman

Commissioner, Big East Commissioner

Therese Steiner

Therese Steiner Consulting

Winter Vinecki


Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Nickole Raymond


Amy Fuchs

Time Warner Cable

Patricia Phillips


Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.

Leslie Gittess

CEO/Blue Sky Media

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Peg Moline

Lisa Stokes

Manager Talent Planning, ESPN

Stefanie Dolson

Washington Mystics

Leah LaPlaca

VP Talent Planning & Negotiations, ESPN

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Nicole Castrale


Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Christina King

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Chris LaPlaca


Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Elena Delle Donne

Chicago Sky

Jill Brooks

Head to Head Consultants

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

max eisenbud

Senior Vice President IMG Tennis, IMG

Andrea Chu


Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Donna Carpenter

Burton Snowboards

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Christine Godleski


Keli Lee

ABC Entertainment Group

Minda Santiago Garvens

Andy Walshe

Red Bull

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Lori LeBas

Sr VP Strategy & Business Operations, ESPN

Russell Wolff

ESPN International

Julie Moeller

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Kat Kirsch Alford

Greta Gaines


Gretchen Bleiler


Chelsie Stegemiller

Red Bull

Tonya Antonucci

Chief Marketing Officer, Playworks

Diane Cummins

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Hilary Knight


Nancy Hubbell


Rosalyn Durant

VP College Sports Programming, ESPN

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Cindy Whitehead

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

Mo'ne Davis


Hilary Shaev


Sheryl Swoopes

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

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Alicia McConnell


Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Lee Ann Daly


Ruthie Bolton

Jeremy Schaap

Bureau Reporter, ESPN

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Danielle Summers


Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Tina Thornton

VP Production & Multimedia Intergration & Management Ops, ESPN

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Glenna Patton


Michael Bayle

Kay Moore

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Chloe Kim

Snowboarder, Snowboarder from the US

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Henry Friedman

, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Liesl Holtz


Nishima Chudasama

Girl Rising

Amanda Carmichael

Scoutware LLC & WISE Director of Mentorship

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

Christine Plonsky

University of Texas

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Jessica Cassity

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Alex Mallen


Kathleen DeBoer

American Volleyball Coaches Association

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Amy Huchthausen

America East Conference

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Sue Enquist

Sue Enquist Coaching, LLC/UCLA

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Caroline Andrew


Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Gabby Reece

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Kathleen Behrens

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

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol


Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Kate Johnson

IMG Olympic Consulting

Allison Leahy

Grace Kiraguri

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

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Luz Amuchastegui

El Desafio

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Mary Wittenberg

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

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Cindy Timchal

Naval Academy