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

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

Melisa Brenner

Brenner, NBA

Deborah Larkin

CEO, Women's Sports Foundation

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

Merritt Paulson

Owner Portland Thorns & Timbers

Brittany Cranston

Director of Communications, CytoSport/Muscle Milk

Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi

, The Tucker Center

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Hilary Shaev


Cynthia Hogan

SVP for Public Policy, National Football League

Jaden Newman

Womens Basketball Player

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Lis Moss

Agent, CAA Sports

John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Julia Pine


Gina Porretti

Vice President, Production, Fox Sports

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Julian Newman

Basketball Player

Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Justine Siegal

Baseball For All

Heather Spears

Global Communications Manager, TaylorMade Golf Company

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Dr. Kevin Stone

Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

Gretchen Bleiler


Jessica Holtz

Agent, CAA Sports

Henry Friedman

Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Leslie Brandow

Global Marketing, TaylorMade Golf

Meredith Walker

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Monica Fee

Fee, CAA Sports

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Karen Brodkin

President, Business Affairs, WME|IMG Worldwide

Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Kavitha Davidson

Sports Columnist, Bloomberg View

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Jacqui Spence

Chair, TPT Partners

Jamie Newman

Basketball Coach and Founder of Hoops of America

Lisa Murray

Murray, Octagon

John Honerkamp

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

Rachel Frank

Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Sarah Spain

Columnist, Radio Host, SportsCenter Reporter, espnW

Kelly Pena

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

Brent Gordon

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

Carrie Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Agency/Client

Dawn Scott

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

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Christina Lance

Manager, Championship Communications, United States Golf Association

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Jennifer Chun

SVP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Linda Driscoll

Founder & CEO, Dream Big!

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Tambra Bonatti

Co-Founder, Creative Director, Bright Spot Creative

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

Sheree Waterson


Abby Wambach

US Soccer

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Judith Sweet


Katie Myers

, CAA Sports Consulting

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Aleia Naylor

Vice President, Marketing, Women's Sports Foundation

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Hannah Storm

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

Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Amy Stanton

Stanton & Company

Vivian Newman

Mother of Jaden & Julian Newman & Basketball Coach

Linda Shetina Logan

Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Molly Finnerty

Director, Investment, Initiative

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Kristin Malaspina

Vice President Partnership Marketing, Time Warner Cable

Carrie Bocian

VP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Alexa Cook

Agent, CAA Sports

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Liz Arky

Principal, Arky Group Consulting LLC

Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Ruthie Bolton

Sydney Leroux

US Women's National Soccer Team

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Kathryn Schloessman

Schloessman, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Kerri Walsh

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Allyson Felix


Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Mary Wittenberg

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

Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.