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


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


Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Laura Desmond

Kay Moore

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Kat Kirsch Alford

Patricia Betron


Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Allison Kallish

Jill Brooks

Michael Millay

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Cindy Whitehead

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

Stefanie Dolson

Kerin Hempel

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

Nefertiti Walker

Julie Juarez

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Elena Hight

Christine Plonsky

Katie Raymond

Mary Wittenberg

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

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Jenna Mielnicki

Chris Talbott

Lee Ann Daly

John Kosner


Christina King

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Peg Moline

Dana Allen

Katie Kotkins

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Christine Godleski


Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Judy Sweet

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

Elly Deutch

Jessica Long

Terri Burke

Andrea Chu

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Mehman Karimov

Larry Scott

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Kate Fagan

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

Kathleen Francis

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

Jeremy Schaap

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Maria Shriver

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Diane Cummins

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Michele Foley

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Julie McGlone

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

Jessica Cassity

Patrick McClenahan

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

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Keli Lee

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Elena Delle Donne

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Lauren Loberg

Hilary Knight

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Kate Johnson

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Sloane Stephens

Natara Holloway

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

Adriana Becerra

Tiana B. Holt

Lauren Stevenson

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

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Amy Fuchs

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Brittney Griner

Heather Scheer

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Nickole Raymond

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Nancy Major

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Russell Wolff


Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Alicia McConnell

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

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Adriana Rizzo

Sue Rodin

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Barb Lazarus

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

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Minda Santiago Garvens

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Matthew Weeks

James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

Tracey Black

Lindsay Colas

Jane McManus

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Langely McNeal

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

Carol Stiff


Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Carmelita Jeter


Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Chelsie Stegemiller

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Mary O'Connor

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

Rosalyn Durant

Kerri Walsh

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Ruthie Bolton

Leslie Gittess

Leah LaPlaca

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Lisa Strasman

, NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Chris LaPlaca


Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Isaac Hinds

Alana Glass

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Adam Deutsch

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

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Allison Leahy

Amanda Carmichael

Michael Bayle

Gabby Reece

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Amanda Heaton

Megan Eisenhard

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks

Sue Enquist

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Paul Hertel

Amy Huchthausen

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Kacy Catanzaro

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Porter Littlepage

Diane Penny

Greta Gaines

Grace Kiraguri

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

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

John Skipper

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

Julie Moeller

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Kathleen Behrens

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

Nancy Hubbell


Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Tina Thornton

Glenna Patton

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Gretchen Bleiler

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Rose Smith

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Michelle Kwan

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

Beth Bass


Jackie Stasi

Julie Foudy


Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Henry Friedman

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

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Anucha Browne

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Joanna Rice

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

Tonya Antonucci

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Katie Mundell

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Joy Russo

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Donald McPherson

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

Sasha DiGiulian

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Patricia Phillips


Winter Vinecki

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN


Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Sarah Hirshland