2015 Speakers

Thank you to all of our 2014 speakers!


Alba, Jessicasm

Jessica Alba

JESSICA ALBA is founder and chief creative officer of The Honest Company, which she launched in 2012 with a mission to inspire and empower peop... Read Full Bio
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Leymah Gbowee

LEYMAH GBOWEE is a Liberian peace activist, trained social worker, women’s rights advocate and 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate. She is founder a... Read Full Bio
Jacobs, Johnsm

John Jacobs

JOHN JACOBS is co-founder and chief creative optimist of The Life is Good Company, which spreads the power of optimism through inspiring art, a... Read Full Bio
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Carli Lloyd

CARLI LLOYD is an American professional soccer player for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and the National Women’s Soccer League’s ... Read Full Bio
Steinem, Gloriasm

Gloria Steinem

GLORIA STEINEM is a writer, lecturer, editor and feminist activist. In 1968, she helped to found New York magazine, where she was a po... Read Full Bio

Special Guest Speakers

Raphael, Joannesm

Joanne H. Raphael

JOANNE H. RAPHAEL is senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of PPL Corporation. In addition to leading PPL’s legal de... Read Full Bio
Babers, Marqueshasm

Marquesha Babers

MARQUESHA BABERS has served as an ambassador for the film “Girl Rising,” for which she spoke at ONE.org's Aya Summit in Washington. She has... Read Full Bio

Breakout Session Speakers

Manzano Diaz, Sarasm

Sara Manzano-Diaz

SARA MANZANO-DIAZ is regional administrator for the Mid-Atlantic Region, U.S. General Services Administration, as appointed by President Barack... Read Full Bio
Rubino, Bethsm

Beth Rubino

BETH RUBINO is executive vice president of human resources for QVC. She oversees QVC’s global efforts in talent acquisition and development, ... Read Full Bio
Martin, Christinesm

Christine M. Martin

CHRISTINE M. MARTIN is public affairs vice president at PPL Corporation. She oversees the corporation’s advocacy and policy development effor... Read Full Bio
Meleis, Afafsm

Dr. Afaf Ibrahim Meleis

DR. AFAF IBRAHIM MELEIS a professor of nursing and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was the Margaret Bond Simon Dean of N... Read Full Bio
Babers, Marqueshasm

Marquesha Babers

MARQUESHA BABERS has served as an ambassador for the film “Girl Rising,” for which she spoke at ONE.org's Aya Summit in Washington. She has... Read Full Bio
Banks, Gloria Mayfieldsm

Gloria Mayfield Banks

GLORIA MAYFIELD BANKS is an internationally renowned motivational success strategist and trainer, who has consistently beaten the odds to ach... Read Full Bio
Bornfriend, Lynnsm

Dr. Lynn Alison Bornfriend

DR. LYNN ALISON BORNFRIEND is a psychiatrist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, at Eastern Regional Medical Center. Prior to joining CTCA,... Read Full Bio
Bruce, Jansm

Jan Bruce

JAN BRUCE is a seasoned media entrepreneur with a proven track record in high-growth, emerging businesses and turnarounds. She has consistently... 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 of “The Swee... Read Full Bio
Christoph, Juliesm

Julie Christoph

JULIE CHRISTOPH joined Beneficial Bank in 2010 and is the senior vice president, and director of education and development with responsibility ... Read Full Bio
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Dorie Clark

DORIE CLARK is the author of “Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future” (Harvard Business Review Press, 2013) and “Stand O... Read Full Bio
Cyr, Pamsm

Pamela M. Cyr

PAMELA M. CYR is executive vice president and chief retail banking officer for Beneficial Bank. Beneficial is a community-based, diversified fi... Read Full Bio
Fineman, Meredith 2sm

Meredith Fineman

MEREDITH FINEMAN is the founder and CEO of FinePoint, a public relations turned leadership and professional development company that leverages ... Read Full Bio
Grasell, Megansm

Megan Grassell

MEGAN GRASSELL is founder of of YellowBerry. As a high school student at the age of 17, she founded her company, which she now runs full time. ... 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 cur... Read Full Bio
Hannon, Kerrysm

Kerry Hannon

KERRY HANNON is an award-winning, bestselling author and Washington, DC-based career, retirement and personal finance expert and a popular moti... Read Full Bio
Heen, Sheilasm

Sheila Heen

SHEILA HEEN is a New York Times business best-selling author, founder of Triad Consulting Group and faculty at Harvard Law School. He... Read Full Bio
Hoffman, Andreasm

Andrea Hoffman

ANDREA HOFFMAN is the founder and CEO of Culture Shift Labs, a business advisory that helps bold thinking brands and businesses tap into overlo... Read Full Bio
Jackley, Jessicasm

Jessica Jackley

JESSICA JACKLEY is an entrepreneur focused on financial inclusion, the sharing economy and social justice. She is best known as a cofounder of ... Read Full Bio
Kip, Pinarsm

Pinar Kip

PINAR KIP is a senior vice president at State Street, leading strategic enterprise business services.  Within this role, Kip is responsible fo... Read Full Bio
Kreamer, Annesm

Anne Kreamer

ANNE KREAMER is the author of It's Always Personal: Navigating Emotion in the Workplace and Going Gray: What I Learned About Be... Read Full Bio
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Lisa Kueng

LISA KUENG is co-author of the New York Times best-selling book “Picture Your Prosperity- Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision into... Read Full Bio
Licht, Alizasm

Aliza Licht

ALIZA LICHT is the fashion PR executive and Twitter phenom, DKNY PR GIRL®. Featured on the fr... Read Full Bio
Louie, Leslyesm

Lesley Louie

LESLEY LOUIE has held numerous senior marketing, sales, and operational roles during her 20 year career in the global high-tech industry.  She... Read Full Bio
Mawritz, Marysm

Mary Mawritz

MARY MAWRITZ is an assistant professor of management at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. Her research focuses primarily on lead... Read Full Bio
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Dr. Stacey Radin

DR. STACEY RADIN has dedicated her career to the development of girls and women, professionally as a psychologist, researcher and leadership co... Read Full Bio
Renfrew, Greggsm

Gregg Renfrew

GREGG RENFREW launched Beautycounter in 2013. Renfrew and Beautycounter are focused on creating transparency and safety in the personal care in... Read Full Bio
Rogin, Ellensm

Ellen Rogin

ELLEN ROGIN is the co-author of the New York Times best-selling book "Picture Your Prosperity: Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision i... Read Full Bio
Rubin, Gretchensm

Gretchen Rubin

GRETCHEN RUBIN is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times best-sellers, “Better Than Before” and “... Read Full Bio
Solomon, Cindysm

Cindy Solomon

CINDY SOLOMON is a world-renowned leadership expert, author and speaker who helps Fortune 500 ... Read Full Bio
Spio, Marysm

Mary Spio

MARY SPIO is author of “It’s Not Rocket Science: 7 Changing Traits for Uncommon Success." She is best known for creating and holding patent... Read Full Bio
Tate, Carsonsm

Carson Tate

CARSON TATE is a productivity consultant and the founder of Working Simply, Inc. She is the author of “Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Yo... Read Full Bio
Thornton, Elizabethsm

Elizabeth R. Thornton

ELIZABETH R. THORNTON is an author, speaker, professor of management practice, Babson Executive Education and adjunct lecturer in entrepreneurs... Read Full Bio
Wallbridge, Wendysm

Wendy Wallbridge

WENDY WALLBRIDGE is a strategic and intuitive advisor to Fortune 100 leaders and teams across industries and pioneer in the coaching field. She... Read Full Bio

Local Leader

Manzano Diaz, Sarasm

Sara Manzano-Diaz

SARA MANZANO-DIAZ is regional administrator for the Mid-Atlantic Region, U.S. General Services Administration, as appointed by President Barack... Read Full Bio

Social Media Roundtable

Lockard, Lizsm

Liz Lockard

LIZ LOCKARD is an analytics and conversion nut who loves helping small businesses get more of the right kind of traffic to their websites and m... Read Full Bio
Sandler, Jasminesm

Jasmine Sandler

JASMINE SANDLER has over 15 years’ of senior-level B2B client digital marketing consulting experience. She is an Internet Marketing ... Read Full Bio
Zimmerman, Carlotasm

Carlota Zimmerman

CARLOTA ZIMMERMAN is the Creativity Yenta™. Prior to launching her coaching business in 2008, she was a produced playwright, and also worked ... Read Full Bio
Fortman, Joeysm

Joey Fortman

JOEY FORTMAN is the host of Real Mom Radio. After 15+ years in traditional media, she traded in the microphone for the diaper bag. Her son Bost... Read Full Bio
Gardella, Jennifersm

Jennifer Gardella, PhD.

JENNIFER GARDELLA, PhD. is your social media expert.   Dr. Gardella has built a business around helping individual personalities and business... Read Full Bio
Kellogg, Cecilysm

Cecily Kellogg

CECILY KELLOGG is digital writer and wrangler of both people and ideas. At her agency Double Good Media she lives and breathes social media and... Read Full Bio
Shumaker, Dresdensm

Dresden Shumaker

DRESDEN SHUMAKER is a writer, front end developer and budding podcaster. She chronicles her adventures in single parenting on CreatingMotherh... Read Full Bio
Stanard, Tiffaniesm

Tiffanie Stanard

TIFFANIE STANARD is a technology influencer, speaker and entrepreneur, named by Femme and Fortune magazines as one of the 30... Read Full Bio

Small Business Roundtable

Scherl, Rachelsm

Rachel Braun Scherl

RACHEL BRAUN SCHERL is a growth strategy consultant, marketing expert and public speaker. She is a trusted authority on leadership and entrepre... Read Full Bio
Green, Lisasm

Lisa Green

LISA GREEN is a lawyer and legal analyst. After earning her law degree at New York University, she was a litigator in private practice before j... Read Full Bio
Levesque, Tracysm

Tracy Levesque

TRACY LEVESQUE is a co-owner of YIKES, Inc., a Philadelphia web design and development shop located in Fishtown. She is also a WordPress instru... Read Full Bio
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Vanessa Garrison

VANESSA GARRISON is a passionate advocate of social justice issues and has focused her work on improving health outcomes and quality of life fo... Read Full Bio
Dawson, Michellesm

Dr. Michelle Dawson

DR. MICHELLE DAWSON has a mission is to help organizations turn potential into performance. Dr. Dawson has helped hundreds of organizational le... Read Full Bio