Speakers

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Keynotes


Grant, Adamsm

Adam Grant

ADAM GRANT is The Wharton School’s top-rated teacher. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 25 most influential management thinkers,... Read Full Bio
Hill, Anitasm2

Anita Hill

ANITA HILL is the youngest of 13 children from a farm in Oklahoma. She earned her J.D. from Yale Law School in 1980, and began her career in pr... Read Full Bio
Kaling, Mindysm

Mindy Kaling

MINDY KALING is an actor, writer, producer and director. She currently stars in the Hulu original comedy series “The Mindy Project,” whic... Read Full Bio
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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

Breakout Session Speakers


Ajayi, Luvviesm

Luvvie Ajayi

LUVVIE AJAYI is an award-winning writer and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology and activism. A 13-year b... Read Full Bio
Berger, Jonahsm

Jonah Berger

JONAH BERGER is a professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and best-selling author of Contagious: Why Things Catc... Read Full Bio
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
Cavalier, Darlenesm

Darlene Cavalier

DARLENE CAVALIER is a Professor of Practice at Arizona State University's Center for Engagement and Training, part of the School for the Future... 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
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
DeMarco, Carolinesm

Caroline De Marco

CAROLINE De MARCO is the vice president for regional accounts at GlaxoSmithKline. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring patient access ... Read Full Bio
Dennes, Meredithsm

Meridith Dennes

MERIDITH DENNES is a co-founder and the CEO of Project Eve LLC, a leading women’s lifestyle media company online including some of the web’... Read Full Bio
Finger, Ariasm

Aria Finger

ARIA FINGER is CEO & chief old person for DoSomething.org, which is the largest organization for young people and social change in the worl... Read Full Bio
Grant, Adamsm

Adam Grant

ADAM GRANT is The Wharton School’s top-rated teacher. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 25 most influential management thinkers,... 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
Hassan, Yasmeensm

Yasmeen Hassan

YASMEEN HASSAN became the global executive director of Equality Now in 2011, after serving as deputy executive director and director of program... Read Full Bio
Holland, Juliesm

Julie Holland

JULIE HOLLAND, M.D. is a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and was an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the New York Unive... 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
Hyder, Shamasm

Shama Hyder

SHAMA HYDER is the award-winning CEO of The Marketing Zen Group, a global online marketing and digital PR company. Hyder has aptly been dubbed ... Read Full Bio
Janah, Leilasm

Leila Janah

LEILA JANAH is the founder and CEO of Sama and Laxmi; two companies that share a common social mission to end global poverty by giving work to ... Read Full Bio
Lynch, Courtneysm

Courtney Lynch

COURTNEY LYNCH is a founding partner of Lead Star. Together with partner Angie Morgan, Lead Star was created as an agile, high-caliber leadersh... 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
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
Quinn, Jane Bryantsm

Jane Bryant Quinn

JANE BRYANT QUINN is a leading commentator on personal finance, with books and columns read and trusted by millions. Her newest book, “How to... 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 both a business woman, a... Read Full Bio
President, CBS Entertainment, Nina Tassler
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Nina Tassler

Nina Tassler is an American television executive and author. She previously held such positions as president, and also chairman of CBS Entertai... Read Full Bio
Vanderkam, Laurasm

Laura Vanderkam

LAURA VANDERKAM is the author of several time management and productivity books, including “I Know How She Does It,” “What the Most Succe... Read Full Bio

Social Media Roundtable


Cost, Monicasm

Monica Cost

MONICA COST is a Pathfinder, internet television host, author and speaker. Her unique Value Identification Process™, vision and ability to ex... Read Full Bio
Wolf, Paigesm

Paige Wolf

PAIGE WOLF is a publicist, author and green living expert who uses her media savvy and personal moxie to promote manageable eco-chic living. Wo... Read Full Bio

Small Business Roundtable


Blair, Attiyahsm

Attiyah Blair

ATTIYAH BLAIR is a professional speaker, certified wellness coach, certified fitness nutrition specialist. She is owner of Attiyah Blair Consul... Read Full Bio
Foedisch, Bobbiesm

Bobbie Foedisch

BOBBIE FOEDISCH is founding partner and chief social selling officer at All About Leverage LLC, a Philadelphia-based LinkedIn, social selling a... Read Full Bio
Lawlor, Jessicasm

Jessica Lawlor

JESSICA LAWLOR is a communications professional, writer, personal branding expert and speaker in the Philadelphia area. After six years in the ... Read Full Bio
Nguyen, Khanh

Khanh Nguyen

KHANH NGUYEN is the creative director and designer of Nha Khanh. Her designs focus on modern glamour, inspired by art, architecture and, most i... Read Full Bio
Novak, Maria2sm

Maria L. Novak

MARIA L. NOVAK started her business in 2008 after 15 years’ experience in the marketing and sales industry as the sole sales representative f... Read Full Bio
Rae, Hillarysm

Hillary Rea

HILLARY REA is an award-winning storyteller living in Philadelphia. She is the host of the shows “Tell Me A Story” and “Fibber.” Rea is... 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

QVC & Zulily Product Search


Dunn, Christinesm

Christine Dunn

CHRISTINE DUNN holds the position of associate buyer, household and home improvement for QVC. In this role she supports the sourcing, selection... Read Full Bio
Irvin, Albanysm

Albany Irvin

ALBANY IRVIN joined the QVC team as a program host in 2009. Irvin’s unquenchable thirst for learning new things makes her a go-to electronic... Read Full Bio
Mcnicholl, Heathersm

Heather McNicholl

HEATHER McNICHOLL holds the position of director vendor education, engagement and product discovery with QVC. In this role, she develops new ... Read Full Bio
Twomey, Lorism

Lori Twomey

LORI TWOMEY is the chief merchant for zulily. Before joining zulily shortly after it was founded in 2009, Twomey was the president of Charming ... Read Full Bio