October 8-10, 2014 | St. Regist Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California

MAKING AN IMPACT

Join us Wednesday, October 8th - Friday, October 10th for the
espnW: Women + Sports Summit, 2014. At the 5th annual Summit, industry leaders will once again come together to create change and opportunity for women in sports. LEARN MORE »

Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

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Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Terri Burke

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Christine Plonsky

Jessica Cassity

Leslie Gittess

Alicia McConnell

Director of Training Sites and Community Partnerships for the United States Olympic Committee

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Minda Santiago Garvens

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks

Julie Juarez

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

John Skipper

President, ESPN, Inc. Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks

Adam Deutsch

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

Tina Thornton

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX, KEY NOTE SPEAKER

Jeremy Schaap

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Gretchen Bleiler

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Winter Vinecki

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Lauren Stevenson

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

Chris Talbott

Sloane Stephens

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Ruthie Bolton

Henry Friedman

Co-Director, Collegiate Athlete Premedical Experience (CAPE) Deputy Director, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

Adriana Rizzo

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Russell Wolff

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR ESPN INTERNATIONAL

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Michael Bayle

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Leah LaPlaca

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Amy Fuchs

Elena Hight

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Kerri Walsh

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Barb Lazarus

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

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Amy Huchthausen

Alana Glass

Christina King

Kate Fagan

espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine columnist and feature writer

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Mary Wittenberg

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

Maria Shriver

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Beth Bass

WBCA

Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Mehman Karimov

Nickole Raymond

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Sue Enquist

Diane Penny

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Lindsay Colas

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Glenna Patton

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Joanna Rice

Director of Finance & Strategy for ESPN Publishing, Licensing & espnW

Paul Hertel

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Laura Desmond

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Natara Holloway

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

Jane McManus

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Tonya Antonucci

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Dana Allen

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Kacy Catanzaro

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Jenna Mielnicki

Julie Foudy

, ESPN/ABC

Patricia Betron

SVP, ESPN, ESPN

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Julie Moeller

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Mary O'Connor

Vice President of Olympic Marketing and Global Platforms for Omnicom’s The Marketing Arm (TMA)

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Isaac Hinds

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Jill Brooks

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Sheryl Swoopes

Six time WNBA All Star and Three Time Defensive Player of the Year

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Sasha DiGiulian

Sue Rodin

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Elly Deutch

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Donald McPherson

Activist, Educator, Feminist, Entrepreneur College Football Hall of Famer

Larry Scott

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Katie Mundell

Tiana B. Holt

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

Cindy Whitehead

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

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Diane Cummins

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Kat Kirsch Alford

Nefertiti Walker

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Michele Foley

Carmelita Jeter

THREE-TIME OLYMPIC MEDALIST TRACK & FIELD WORLD CHAMPION FASTEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD

Langely McNeal

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief Executive Officer of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Kathleen Behrens

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

Jessica Long

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Jackie Stasi

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Rosalyn Durant

Katie Kotkins

Kay Moore

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Michelle Kwan

Senior Advisor for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Dept. of State

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Chelsie Stegemiller

Amanda Carmichael

Rose Smith

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Kerin Hempel

Leads the Strategy & Planning department at New York Road Runners (NYRR)

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Hilary Knight

Sarah Hirshland

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Kathleen Francis

Chair/President, Women in Sports & Events (WISE)

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Gabby Reece

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Michael Millay

Megan Eisenhard

Grace Kiraguri

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

Peg Moline

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Lauren Loberg

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Heather Scheer

Julie McGlone

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

Lisa Strasman

, NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Judy Sweet

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

Keli Lee

Andrea Chu

Joy Russo

Elena Delle Donne

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Tracey Black

Anucha Browne

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

John Kosner

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, DIGITAL & PRINT MEDIA

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Ibtihaj Muhammad

U.S. Department of State, Sports Ambassador USA Fencing National Team

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Adriana Becerra

Matthew Weeks

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Amanda Heaton

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Brittney Griner

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Stefanie Dolson

Porter Littlepage

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Luz Amuchastegui

Program Director, El Desafio Foundation (Argentina) 2013 Match Site: Saatchi & Saatchi

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Carol Stiff

VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING & ACQUISITIONS

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Lee Ann Daly

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Kate Johnson

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Greta Gaines

Katie Raymond

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Nancy Major

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Allison Leahy

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Allison Kallish

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One