OCTOBER 18-20, 2021

We’re back! This year’s espnW: Women + Sports Summit is returning while continuing to be live streamed across digital and social to engage and connect our Summit community.

As we safely return to in-person experiences, The Summit will once again unite a world-class group of leaders in sports, business and entertainment for an inspiring program focused on creating positive change and opportunity for women in sports.

We hope you can join us for this year’s Summit. For more information about our 2021 in-person and virtual experiences, please click here.

2019 AND 2020 SPEAKERS
Cathy Engelbert
WNBA Commissioner
Hailie Deegan
Professional NASCAR driver
Katherine Johnson
Head of Global Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Google
Julie Foudy
espnW Writer & ESPN Commentator, World Cup champion
Susan Braun
Former CEO, The V Foundation for Cancer Research
Becky Lynch
Women's Champion, WWE Raw
A'ja Wilson
WNBA All-Star and Rookie of the Year, Las Vegas Aces
Katie Barnes
Writer, espnW
Azzi Fudd
Freshman, UConn Women's Basketball
Christy Hedgpeth
WNBA Chief Operating Officer
Abby Wambach
Soccer legend, best-selling author, and activist
Julie Eddleman
EVP, Global Chief Commercial Officer, DoubleVerify
Alison Overholt
General Manager, Oprah Daily
Shelley Smith
Reporter, ESPN
Connor Schell
Former Executive Vice President, Content, ESPN
Katie Nolan
Podcast Host
Kelley Carter
Senior Culture Writer, The Undefeated
Jena Janovy
Senior Deputy Editor, ESPN
Kendall Coyne Schofield
Professional hockey player, Olympic gold medalist
Shelley Pisarra
Executive Vice President, Global Insights & Strategy, Wasserman
Dr. Sarah Hillyer
Director and Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee
Julia Vergueiro
GSMP & Pelado Real Futebol Clube
Cari Champion
Former SportsCenter anchor
Jay Bilas
College Basketball Analyst, ESPN
Maria Taylor
Former College Sports Analyst & Reporter, ESPN & SEC Network
Chelsea Clinton
Author, “She Persisted in Sports”
Bubba Nickles
UCLA Softball star, NCAA Champion
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Olympic Gold Medalist
Gunnar Peterson
Professional Trainer & Director of Strength and Endurance, LA Lakers
Laura Tierney
Founder and CEO, The Social Institute
Dany Garcia
Chairwoman and CEO, The Garcia Companies; Co-Founder, Seven Bucks Companies and Co-Owner, XFL
John Langel
Attorney, Ballard Spahr
Representing U.S. Women's Hockey team
Jordyn Barratt
Professional Skateboarder and Surfer
Shiz Suzuki
Assistant Vice President, Sponsorships and Experiential Marketing, AT&T
Jocelyn Benson
Secretary of State, Michigan
Simone Manuel
Professional swimmer & Olympic gold medalist