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


Katie Raymond

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Patricia Betron


Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Lauren Stevenson

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

Russell Wolff


Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Joanna Rice

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

Amy Fuchs

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Andrea Chu

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Greta Gaines

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Alicia McConnell

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

Anucha Browne

Kathleen Behrens

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

Amy Huchthausen

Tracey Black

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Chris Talbott

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Winter Vinecki

Jane McManus

Jessica Cassity

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Katie Mundell

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Kay Moore

Kerri Walsh

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Maria Shriver

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Nickole Raymond

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Brittney Griner

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Allison Kallish

Megan Eisenhard

Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Glenna Patton

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Mary O'Connor

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

Barb Lazarus

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

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Grace Kiraguri

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

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks


Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

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

Christina King

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Langely McNeal

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Henry Friedman

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

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Jenna Mielnicki

Isaac Hinds

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Kate Johnson

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Allison Leahy

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Tonya Antonucci

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Christine Plonsky

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Peg Moline

James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Larry Scott

Terri Burke

Chris LaPlaca


Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Carol Stiff


Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Elena Hight

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Gabby Reece

Nancy Hubbell


Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Elena Delle Donne

Sarah Hirshland

John Skipper

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

Paul Hertel

Nancy Major

Mary Wittenberg

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

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Amanda Heaton

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Joy Russo

Minda Santiago Garvens

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Kacy Catanzaro

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Diane Cummins

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Sasha DiGiulian

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Michelle Kwan

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

Michele Foley

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Julie Foudy


Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Amanda Carmichael

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Kate Fagan

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

Julie Moeller

Michael Millay

Lindsay Colas

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Lauren Loberg

Kat Kirsch Alford

Julie Juarez

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Donald McPherson

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

Adam Deutsch

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

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Michael Bayle

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Tina Thornton

Cindy Whitehead

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

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Chelsie Stegemiller

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Leah LaPlaca

Sloane Stephens

Natara Holloway

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

Jackie Stasi

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Keli Lee

Patrick McClenahan

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

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Adriana Rizzo

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Rose Smith

Patricia Phillips


Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Stefanie Dolson

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Diane Penny

John Kosner


Elly Deutch

Julie McGlone

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

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Heather Scheer

Jill Brooks

Jeremy Schaap

Leslie Gittess

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Laura Desmond

Dana Allen

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Sue Rodin

Tiana B. Holt

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Adriana Becerra

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Sue Enquist

Jessica Long

Beth Bass


Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Rosalyn Durant

Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Katie Kotkins

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Nefertiti Walker

Gretchen Bleiler

Kathleen Francis

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

Porter Littlepage

Kerin Hempel

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

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Christine Godleski


Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Ruthie Bolton

Hilary Knight

Carmelita Jeter


Lee Ann Daly

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Matthew Weeks

Mehman Karimov

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Alana Glass