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Keynotes

Wayman, Linda Cliattsm

Linda Cliatt-Wayman

LINDA CLIATT-WAYMAN is a passionate educator with an unwavering belief in the potential of all children. Her leadership as a high school princi... Read Full Bio
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 05:  Amal Clooney attends a press conference at Doughty Street Chambers on October 5, 2015 in London, England. Clooney is part of an international legal team seeking to release Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed after he was was jailed for 13 years. The UN have found Nasheed's detention in violation of international Law. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

Amal Clooney

AMAL CLOONEY is a British human rights lawyer practicing at Doughty Street Chambers in London, where she specializes in international law and h... Read Full Bio
President, CBS Entertainment, Nina Tassler
Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS
©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Nina Tassler

NINA TASSLER is an American television executive and author. She previously held such positions as president, and also chairman of CBS Enterta... Read Full Bio
von Furstenberg, Dianesm3

Diane von Furstenberg

DIANE von FURSTENBERG entered the world of American fashion when she arrived from Europe with a suitcase full of her dress designs. In 1974, sh... Read Full Bio
Wambach, Abbysm

Abby Wambach

ABBY WAMBACH is a retired forward of the 2015 Women’s World Cup Champion U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. One of the world’s greatest p... Read Full Bio

Special Guest Speakers

Bogert, Carrollsm

Carroll Bogert

CARROLL BOGERT is president of The Marshall Project, a non-profit news organization focusing on criminal justice issues in the U.S. Staff journ... Read Full Bio
Quintos, Karensm

Karen Quintos

KAREN QUINTOS is Dell’s chief customer officer, where she leads a global organization devoted to customer advocacy. She is responsible for se... Read Full Bio

Breakout Session Speakers

Bhasin, Madhavism

Madhavi Bhasin

MADHAVI BHASIN is excited to design strategy and guide implementation for community projects in developing countries. Her project implementatio... Read Full Bio
Blake, Jennysm

Jenny Blake

JENNY BLAKE is an author, career and business strategist and international speaker who helps people organize their brain, move beyond burnout, ... Read Full Bio
Bourgeois, Trudysm

Trudy Bourgeois

TRUDY BOURGEOUIS is the CEO and president of The Center for Workforce Excellence.  She is a renowned and respected authority on leadership dev... Read Full Bio
Pierce Burnette, Colettesm

Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette

DR. COLETTE PIERCE BURNETTE joined Huston-Tillotson University as president on July 1, 2015. A strong proponent of historically black colleges ... Read Full Bio
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Christine Carter

CHRISTINE CARTER, Ph.D. is a sociologist and senior fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center.   She is the author ofRead Full Bio
Cavness, Emily Nunezsm

Emily Núñez Cavness

EMILY NÚÑEZ CAVNESS is the co-founder and CEO of Sword & Plough, and an active duty U.S. Army officer. Sword & Plough is a quadrupl... Read Full Bio
Chopra, Malikasm

Mallika Chopra

MALLIKA CHOPRA is a mom, media entrepreneur, public speaker and published author. Her most recent book, “Living With Intent: My Somewhat Mess... Read Full Bio
Dangerfield, Bobbism

Bobbi Dangerfield

BOBBI DANGERFIELD is vice president, Dell business operations and IT integration. With more than 20 years of experience in information systems,... Read Full Bio
Davis, Kimsm

Kim Davis

KIM DAVIS is executive vice president, chief human resources officer with NFP. She has repeatedly created opportunities to reinvent herself, going from employee... Read Full Bio
Davis-Laack, Paulasm

Paula Davis-Laack

PAULA DAVIS-LAACK, JD, MAPP is a former practicing lawyer, an internationally-published writer, media contributor and a stress and resilience e... Read Full Bio
Docherty, Susansm

Susan Docherty

SUSAN DOCHERTY is CEO of Canyon Ranch®, the world’s leading wellness brand. Docherty is a proven business leader who takes pride in carrying... Read Full Bio
Ellingrud, Kweilinsm

Kweilin Ellingrud

KWEILIN ELLINGRUD is a partner at McKinsey & Company and the Minneapolis Location Leader.  She is the first woman to lead the office of ov... Read Full Bio
Flores, Ana2sm

Ana Flores

ANA L. FLORES is the founder and CEO of Latina Bloggers Connect, Inc and #WeAllGrow Summit. She has dedicated her career to empowering Hispanic... Read Full Bio
Galan, Nelysm

Nely Galán

NELY GALÁN is a Latina media dynamo and women’s empowerment advocate, dubbed the “Tropical Tycoon” by The New York Times MagazineRead Full Bio
Gasdaska, Janesm

Jane Gasdaska

JANE GASDASKA is the general manager of U.S. product supply and distribution for Phillips 66 Commercial. She is a change agent who believes in ... Read Full Bio
Ghilarducci, Teresasm

Teresa Ghilarducci

TERESA GHILARDUCCI is an expert on retirement, pensions and personal savings. She is the Bernard L. and Irene Schwartz Chair in Economic Policy... Read Full Bio
Greener, Emilysm

Emily Greener

EMILY GREENER helped launched I AM THAT GIRL in 2008. A nonprofit inspiring girls to LOVE, EXPRESS, and BE who they are, I AM THAT GIRL is cu... Read Full Bio
Harris, Kemalsm

Kemal Harris

KEMAL HARRIS has been obsessed with fashion since age four when she began drawing fashion collections on the sands of Long Beach in her hometow... Read Full Bio
Huston, Theresesm

Therese Huston

THERESE HUSTON, Ph.D. is a cognitive psychologist at Seattle University who is changing the conversation about women as decision-makers. Her bo... Read Full Bio
Killelea, Gracesm

Grace Killelea

GRACE KILLELEA is the CEO and founder of the GKC Group, a leadership development firm based in Philadelphia. A veteran of the telecommunication... Read Full Bio
Lewis, Stephanie Kaplansm

Stephanie Kaplan Lewis

STEPHANIE KAPLAN LEWIS co-founded Her Campus in 2009 as an undergrad at Harvard University. She has grown Her Campus to over 70 million monthl... Read Full Bio
Miller, Jodysm

Jody Greenstone Miller

JODY GREENSTONE MILLER is the co-founder and CEO of Business Talent Group (BTG), the leading global marketplace for top independent consultants... Read Full Bio
Morgan, Angiesm

Angie Morgan

ANGIE MORGAN is a founding partner for Lead Star. Shortly after launching her professional career, she saw a need in the workplace: professiona... Read Full Bio
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Jay Newton-Small

JAY NEWTON-SMALL is Washington correspondent for TIME and the author of “Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Wor... Read Full Bio
Nichols, Lisasm

Lisa Nichols

LISA NICHOLS is one of the world’s most-requested motivational speakers, as well as media personality and corporate CEO whose global platform... Read Full Bio
Reynolds, Robinsm

Robin Hauser Reynolds

ROBIN HAUSER REYNOLDS is the director and producer of cause‐based documentary films at Finish Line Features, LLC. As a businesswoman, longtim... Read Full Bio
Saviano, Debbiesm

Debbie Saviano

DEBBIE SAVIANO is a social media strategist and an advocate for utilizing the power of on line platforms. She regularly speaks to audiences on ... Read Full Bio
Sigers, Shantekasm

Shanteka Sigers

SHANTEKA SIGERS is senior vice president executive creative director at SandersWingo. Business Insider lists her as one of the “Most... Read Full Bio
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Amie & Jolie Sikes

AMIE and JOLIE SIKES are co-founders of Junk Gypsy. In 1998, the Texas sisters and their mom, Janie, started The JUNK GYPSY Company with a dre... Read Full Bio
President, CBS Entertainment, Nina Tassler
Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS
©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Nina Tassler

NINA TASSLER is an American television executive and author. She previously held such positions as president, and also chairman of CBS Enterta... Read Full Bio
Thompson, Trisasm

Trisa Thompson

TRISA THOMPSON is senior vice president and chief responsibility officer at Dell, with responsibility for Dell’s Legacy of Good program inclu... Read Full Bio

Expert Exchange

Ettus, Samanthasm

Samantha Ettus

SAM ETTUS is a work/life expert whose goal is to find the spark within each one of us and turn it into a fire. She is a best-selling author, a ... Read Full Bio
Galan, Nelysm

Nely Galán

NELY GALÁN is a Latina media dynamo and women’s empowerment advocate, dubbed the “Tropical Tycoon” by The New York Times MagazineRead Full Bio

Social Media Roundtable

Apgar, Jenasm

Jena Apgar

JENA APGAR is a digital and social media marketer and founder at BrandDotBlog.com, a consulting firm specializing in social media for startups ... Read Full Bio
Birnberg, Carlasm

Carla Birnberg

CARLA BIRNBERG is a writer, editor and social media consultant. Her health philosophy (and life motto) is, “fitness isn’t about fitting in.... Read Full Bio
Coffee, Brendasm

Brenda Coffee

BRENDA COFFEE is founder and CEO of 1010ParkPlace, a media platform and market opportunity for brands to reach the wealthiest, best-educated, y... Read Full Bio
Fernandez, Elaynasm

Elayna Fernandez

ELAYNA FERNANDEZ is known as “The Positive MOM.” She is a best-selling author, award winning mentor for moms, and an international keynote ... Read Full Bio
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Lauren Modery

LAUREN MODERY is a writer and screenwriter in Austin, TX. Her film “Loves Her Gun” won the Louis Black Lone Star award at SXSW 2013, and wa... Read Full Bio
Wonderlin, Kellysm

Kelly Wonderlin

KELLY WONDERLIN is a digital lifestyle enthusiast who shares her favorite products, apps, tech tips and much more. Her creative, succinct video... Read Full Bio

Small Business Roundtable

Geier, Rebeccasm

Rebecca Geier

REBECCA GEIER is CEO and co-founder of TREW Marketing. She leads the TREW team in building strategic, thoughtful, and sustainable marketing pro... Read Full Bio
Patel, Nicolesm

Nicole Patel

NICOLE PATEL is the proprietor of and chocolatier for Delysia Chocolatier. In 2006 while pregnant with her first son, she made a batch of homem... Read Full Bio
Sigers, Shantekasm

Shanteka Sigers

SHANTEKA SIGERS is senior vice president executive creative director at SandersWingo. Business Insider lists her as one of the “Most... Read Full Bio
Stankiewicz, Carlottasm

Carlotta Eike Stankiewicz

CARLOTTA EIKE STANKIEWICZ is an Austin-based entrepreneur, poet and advertising creative director and writer. In May 2016, her highly successfu... Read Full Bio