On the heels of our successful virtual NYC Summit, this year’s espnW: Women + Sports Summit is also going virtual! It will be a unique experience, and like each of our previous Summits we’ll again bring together powerful, leading voices across sports, business and culture.

The 2020 Summit is free, and you are invited! Join us for two (virtual) action-packed days where we’ll gather in a forum to connect, engage and inspire change and opportunity for women in sports.


Date: Tuesday October 20 - Wednesday October 21, 2020

Time: Event program runs from 2:00pm - 5:45pm ET each day

Registration Fee: It’s free!

How to Participate: The link to view live will be sent via email on October 20. Once it is sent, click the link to join, watch and enjoy!


All times ET

W Summit Opening and Welcome with Sage Steele, Sarah Spain, and Laura Gentile
Athletes Unlimited Exclusive League Announcement
Women in Leadership: Investing in Women's Sports
Kate Johnson / Head of Global Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Google, Monica Rustgi-Mody / Vice President, Marketing, Budweiser and Shiz Suzuki / Assistant Vice President, Sponsorships and Experiential Marketing, AT&T with Sage Steele
World-Class Athlete Conversation
Simone Manuel / Professional swimmer & Olympic gold medalist and Jewell Loyd / Professional basketball player, WNBA Champion with Maria Taylor
Mental Health in Sports
Introduction with Alison Overholt / Senior Vice President, Multiplatform Storytelling & Journalism, ESPN
DeMar DeRozan / NBA All-Star & Olympic gold medalist, Gracie Gold / Professional figure skater & Olympic medalist, and Molly Seidel / Professional distance runner & NCAA Champion with Sarah Spain
League Leadership and Creating a Player-first League
Introduction with Carol Stiff / Vice President, Women's Sports Programming, ESPN
Cathy Engelbert / WNBA Commissioner with LaChina Robinson
She Persisted in Sports
Featuring Chelsea Clinton / Author, "She Persisted in Sports" with Julie Foudy
Summit Top Five presented by Toyota
Key take-aways from Day 1, with Sage Steele and Sarah Spain
Summit Sweat Session presented by Gatorade
with Gunnar Peterson / Professional Trainer and Director of Strength and Endurance, LA Lakers