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2015 Speakers

Keynotes

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 people to live a healthy life. She is also an actress, activist and New York ...
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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 performed for global icons like HRH Princess Reema Al Saud of Saudi ...
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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 and current president of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa. She was ...
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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 passionate community, and groundbreaking nonprofit work. Jacobs and his ...
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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 Houston Dash. A two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Lloyd holds the unique ...
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Rachael Ray

RACHAEL RAY is a New York Times best-selling author of more than twenty cookbooks, including “Week in a Day,” “My Year in Meals” and “The Book of Burger.” Her latest book release in October 2015, ...
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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 political columnist and wrote feature articles. In 1972, she co-founded Ms. ...
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Breakout Session Speakers

Gloria Mayfield Banks

GLORIA MAYFIELD BANKS is an internationally renowned motivational success ...
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Elissa Bloom

ELISSA BLOOM is the executive director of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at ...
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Dr. Lynn Alison Bornfriend

DR. LYNN ALISON BORNFRIEND is a psychiatrist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, ...
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Jan Bruce

JAN BRUCE is a seasoned media entrepreneur with a proven track record in high-growth, ...
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Christine Carter

CHRISTINE CARTER, Ph.D. is a sociologist and senior fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater ...
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Sue Chevins

SUE CHEVINS is a principal in Ernst & Young’s advisory services practice and ...
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Julie Christoph

JULIE CHRISTOPH joined Beneficial Bank in 2010 and is the senior vice president, and ...
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Dorie Clark

DORIE CLARK is the author of “Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your ...
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Patrice D’Eramo

PATRICE D’ERAMO is vice president, Americas field marketing organization for Cisco. ...
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Diane Darling

DIANE DARLING is an author, speaker and LinkedIn aficionado. In order to overcome her ...
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Meredith Fineman

MEREDITH FINEMAN is the founder and CEO of FinePoint, a public relations turned ...
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Kristine Freind

KRISTINE FREIND is currently the U.S. oncology talent acquisition project leader at ...
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Dr. Lori Gavrin

LORI GAVRIN has 15 years’ experience as a Ph.D. organic chemist working in the ...
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Megan Grassell

MEGAN GRASSELL is founder of of YellowBerry. As a high school student at the age of ...
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Emily Greener

EMILY GREENER helped launched I AM THAT GIRL in 2008. A nonprofit inspiring ...
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Kerry Hannon

KERRY HANNON is an award-winning, bestselling author and Washington, DC-based career, ...
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Amanda Healy

AMANDA HEALY is an award-winning B2B marketing leader and social media expert, ...
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Sheila Heen

SHEILA HEEN is a New York Times business best-selling author, founder of Triad ...
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Kate Hermans

KATE HERMANS is general manager, Orencia® & HCV for Bristol-Myers Squibb, a ...
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Andrea Hoffman

ANDREA HOFFMAN is the founder and CEO of Culture Shift Labs, a business advisory that ...
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Jessica Jackley

JESSICA JACKLEY is an entrepreneur focused on financial inclusion, the sharing ...
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Pinar Kip

PINAR KIP is a senior vice president at State Street, leading strategic enterprise ...
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Anne Kreamer

ANNE KREAMER is the author of It's Always Personal: Navigating Emotion in the ...
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Lisa Kueng

LISA KUENG is co-author of the New York Times best-selling book “Picture Your ...
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Loretta LaRoche

LORETTA LAROCHE has been a stress management consultant for over 30 years. Her ...
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Sarah Lenhard

SARAH LENHARD is executive vice president and director of account management and ...
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Aliza Licht

ALIZA LICHT is a fashion communications executive and former Twitter phenom, DKNY PR ...
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Emily Lightfoot

EMILY LIGHTFOOT is the SVP, health systems for AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation. ...
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Vanessa Loder

VANESSA LODER is an entrepreneur and former private equity investor and the ...
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Lesley Louie

LESLEY LOUIE has held numerous senior marketing, sales, and operational roles during ...
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Sara Manzano-Diaz

SARA MANZANO-DIAZ is regional administrator for the Mid-Atlantic Region, U.S. General ...
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Christine M. Martin

CHRISTINE M. MARTIN is public affairs vice president at PPL Corporation. She oversees ...
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Mary Mawritz

DR. MARY MAWRITZ is an associate professor of management at Drexel LeBow College of ...
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Jami McKeon

JAMI McKEON is the global chair of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Morgan Lewis is the ...
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Dr. Afaf Ibrahim Meleis

DR. AFAF IBRAHIM MELEIS a professor of nursing and sociology at the University of ...
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Carol Lee Mitchell

Carol Lee Mitchell

CAROL LEE MITCHELL is senior vice president, group head of U.S. markets leading the ...
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Angela Moultrie

ANGELA MOULTRIE is the region president for Santander Bank, serving the Pennsylvania ...
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Stephanie Penner

STEPHANIE PENNER is a partner with Mercer and leads the talent business in the ...
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Dr. Stacey Radin

DR. STACEY RADIN has dedicated her career to the development of girls and women, ...
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Gregg Renfrew

GREGG RENFREW launched Beautycounter in 2013. Renfrew and Beautycounter are focused ...
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Ellen Rogin

ELLEN ROGIN is the co-author of the New York Times best-selling book "Picture Your ...
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Gretchen Rubin

GRETCHEN RUBIN is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York ...
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Nilda Iris Ruiz

NILDA IRIS RUIZ is the president and chief executive officer of Asociación ...
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Tracey Santilli

TRACEY SANTILLI is executive vice president and director of public relations and ...
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Kiera Smalls

KIERA SMALLS is the community relations manager for Indego, Philly’s new bike share ...
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Cindy Solomon

CINDY SOLOMON is a world-renowned leadership expert, author and speaker who helps ...
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Mary Spio

MARY SPIO is author of “It’s Not Rocket Science: 7 Changing Traits for Uncommon ...
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Carson Tate

CARSON TATE is a productivity consultant and the founder of Working Simply, Inc. She ...
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Elizabeth R. Thornton

ELIZABETH R. THORNTON is an author, speaker, professor of management practice, Babson ...
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Wendy Wallbridge

WENDY WALLBRIDGE is a strategic and intuitive advisor to Fortune 100 leaders and ...
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Alison T. Young

THE HONORABLE ALISON T. YOUNG currently serves as managing director, leadership and ...
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Expert Exchange

Deanna Byrne

DEANNA BYRNE is an assurance partner in the Philadelphia office of PwC and leads the ...
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Paula Davis-Laack

PAULA DAVIS-LAACK, JD, MAPP, is a former practicing lawyer, an ...
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Brenda G. Dennis

BRENDA G. DENNIS is senior director for worldwide sales, strategy and transformation ...
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Dr. Nance Dicciani

DR. NANCE DICCIANI is the founder, president and CE of TRM Vital Signs, LLC. She has ...
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Rita Faucett

RITA FAUCETT is Bristol-Myers Squibb U.S. cardiovascular sales lead.  She has been ...
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Ehrika C. Gladden

EHRIKA GLADDEN is vice president, market strategy for the enterprise infrastructure ...
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Diane Gongaware

DIANE GONGAWARE is senior director for the U.S. public sector partner organization ...
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Dr. Melissa Harris

MELISSA HARRIS is the worldwide medical lead for hepatitis C at Bristol-Myers ...
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Tanya Hill-Holliday

TANYA HILL-HOLLIDAY is the proud owner and operator of 10 McDonald’s restaurants in ...
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The Honorable Renee Cardwell Hughes

THE HONORABLE RENÉE CARDWELL HUGHES is the CEO of the American Red Cross of Eastern ...
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Paula Loop

PAULA LOOP is the leader for PwC’s center for board governance and investor ...
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Betsy McLarney

BETSY J. McLARNEY is CEO, business development and sales manager at EMC Outdoor. EMC ...
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Janet E. Mozitis

JANET E. MOZITIS is a consultant for Precast Management, Inc, working closely with ...
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Toni Pergolin

TONI PERGOLIN is the chief executive officer of Bancroft, a regional human services ...
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Dafni Bika, Ph.D.

DAFNI BIKA, Ph.D. is vice president with Bristol-Myers Squibb leading the global drug ...
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Seth Siegel

SETH SIEGEL is vice president of the Americas for Cisco consulting services where he ...
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Anne-Marie Sotire

ANNE-MARIE SOTIRE is the research and development human resources lead for ...
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Grace Speights

GRACE SPEIGHTS is a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, the largest law firm ...
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Susan Sweeney

SUSAN SWEENEY is newly appointed as the CEO operations lead at Bristol-Myers ...
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Health & Wellness Pavilion Speakers

Darius Golback

DARIUS GOLBACK is sous chef in culinary services at Cancer Treatment Centers of ...
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Danielle Kennedy

DANIELLE KENNEDY is a registered and licensed dietitian at Cancer Treatment Centers ...
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Kathleen Wood

KATHLEEN WOOD is associate coordinator of healthy eating at Whole Foods Market. She ...
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Local Leader

Sarah Lanphier

SARAH LANPHIER is founder and CEO of Nuts About Granola, LLC. Nuts About Granola ...
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Rachel Levin

RACHEL LEVIN is adored for her story-driven approach to her videos. RCLBeauty101 has ...
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Georgette Miller

GEORGETTE MILLER is an attorney, author and owner of Georgette Miller & ...
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Social Media Roundtable

Joey Fortman

JOEY FORTMAN is the host of Real Mom Radio. After 15+ years in traditional media, she ...
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Jennifer Gardella, PhD.

JENNIFER GARDELLA, PhD. is your social media expert.   Dr. Gardella has built a ...
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Liz Lockard

LIZ LOCKARD is an analytics and conversion nut who loves helping small businesses get ...
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Katie Newport

KATIE NEWPORT is global deputy director of social media at Blue State Digital. She ...
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Bekka Palmer

BEKKA PALMER spent her childhood alternating between sitting on the floor of her ...
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Jasmine Sandler

JASMINE SANDLER has over 15 years’ of senior-level B2B client digital marketing ...
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Aisha Satterwhite

AISHA SATTERWHITE leads the Washington, D.C. office of Blue State Digital, an agency ...
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Rhonda Serkes

RHONDA SERKES is the founder and CEO of Serkes Marketing. She honed her creativity ...
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Carlota Zimmerman

CARLOTA ZIMMERMAN is the Creativity Yenta™. Prior to launching her coaching ...
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Special Guest Speakers

Hope Cohen

HOPE COHEN is a chef, cookbook author and media personality. Her culinary work has ...
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Ann Powell Judge

ANN POWELL JUDGE is the global head of human resources for Bristol-Myers Squibb, ...
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Monica Malpass

MONICA MALPASS is co-anchor of “Action News at 5pm.” She joined WPVI-TV/Channel 6 ...
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Clarissa Murray

CLARISSA MURRAY is a 17 year old student at Strawberry Mansion High School. She’s ...
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Joanne Ryder

JOANNE RYDER is executive vice president and chief administration officer for ...
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Small Business Roundtable

Dr. Michelle Dawson

DR. MICHELLE DAWSON has a mission is to help organizations turn potential into ...
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Vanessa Garrison

VANESSA GARRISON is a passionate advocate of social justice issues and has focused ...
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Lisa Green

LISA GREEN is a lawyer and legal analyst. After earning her law degree at New York ...
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Tracy Levesque

TRACY LEVESQUE is a co-owner of YIKES, Inc., a Philadelphia web design and ...
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Lisa Mann

LISA MANN is a business banking sales manager for the Philadelphia region with PNC ...
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Rachel Braun Scherl

RACHEL BRAUN SCHERL is a growth strategy consultant, marketing expert and public ...
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Dresden Shumaker

DRESDEN SHUMAKER is passionate about the intersection of marketing and storytelling, ...
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Tiffanie Stanard

TIFFANIE STANARD is a technology influencer, speaker, media personality and serial ...
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