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2018 Speakers

Keynotes

Samantha Barry

SAMANTHA BARRY is the editor-in-chief of Glamour. She oversees content development, production and consumer experiences for Glamour's digital, social, video and print platforms. She joined Glamour from CNN ...
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Amal Clooney

AMAL CLOONEY is a British human rights lawyer practicing at Doughty Street Chambers in London, where she specializes in international law and human rights. She is also a Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School, ...
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Ellen McGirt

ELLEN McGIRT is an award-winning feature writer who also covers race, culture, and leadership in a daily column for Fortune called RaceAhead. Her reporting has taken ...
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Amanda Southworth

AMANDA SOUTHWORTH is a sixteen year old iOS developer, and a mental health and human rights activist. She is creator of AnxietyHelper, which is a mental health guidebook that provides tools, resources, and info on ...
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Serena Williams

SERENA WILLIAMS exemplifies courage, beauty, power, and style, and has overcome insurmountable odds to win a record-breaking 23 career Grand Slams singles titles, and 14 Grand Slam double titles. Her remarkable ...
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Maysoon Zayid

MAYSOON ZAYID is an actress, comedian, writer, and disability advocate. She is a graduate of, and a guest comedian in residence at, Arizona State University. Zayid is the co-founder and co-executive producer of the ...
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Breakout Session Speakers

Mary Abbajay

MARY ABBAJAY is the president of Careerstone Group, LLC, a full service ...
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Morgan Berman

MORGAN BERMAN is the founder of MilkCrate, a B-Corp certified company that helps ...
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Valerie Biberaj

VALERIE BIBERAJ is the executive director of the kate spade new york Foundation. In ...
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Lauren Smith Brody

LAUREN SMITH BRODY is the author of The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom’s Guide ...
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Carrie Bucci

CARRIE BUCCI designs and develops people-centric programs to help companies ...
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Kathy Caprino

KATHY CAPRINO, MA, is an international career, executive and leadership coach, ...
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Kailei Carr

KAILEI CARR is the CEO of The Asbury Group, which specializes in image, presence, ...
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Courtney Carver

COURTNEY CARVER changed her life by simplifying it after a devastating diagnosis in ...
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Michael Chamberlain

MICHAEL CHAMBERLAIN is vice president of events with Catalyst, and Men Advocating ...
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Shoma Chatterjee

SHOMA CHATTERJEE heads the leadership development and coaching practice at ghSMART, ...
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Lorenzo Claridy

LORENZO CLARIDY is currently the head of inclusion and diversity in the US at ...
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Andrea Conrad

ANDREA CONRAD is the director of brand and communications with zulily. Since joining ...
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Alexa Curtis

ALEXA CURTIS is a young adult influencer and CEO of Life Unfiltered with Alexa, the ...
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Patrice D’Eramo

PATRICE D’ERAMO is vice president, Americas field marketing organization for Cisco. ...
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Kj Dell’Antonia

KJ DELL’ANTONIA edited the Motherlode column for the New York Times for five ...
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Bernadette Dorsey

BERNADETTE DORSEY is a managing director with more than twenty years of experience ...
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Michelle Duguid

MICHELLE DUGUID is a professor at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of ...
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Cindy Eckert

CINDY ECKERT’s work today in The Pink Ceiling/Pinkubator continues to break ...
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Karen Etzkorn

KAREN ETZKORN is the chief information officer of Qurate Retail GroupSM, leading ...
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Ande Frazier

ANDE FRAZIER CFP®, CLU, ChFC, RICP, BFA™, LUTCF, CLTC began working in the ...
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Carol Fulp

CAROL FULP is president and CEO of The Partnership, Inc., New England’s ...
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Amy Gallo

AMY GALLO is an expert in conflict, communication, and workplace dynamics. She is the ...
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Lisa Gelobter

LISA GELOBTER is co-founder and CEO of tEQuitable. With twenty give years in the ...
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David L. Gonzales

DAVID L. GONZALES is the head of global diversity and inclusion at Bristol-Myers ...
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Alison Green

ALISON GREEN writes the popular Ask a Manager blog, where she answers ...
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Amy Hamilton

AMY HAMILTON is vice president, support services for PECO Energy Company, where ...
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Martie Haselton, PhD.

MARTIE HASELTON, Ph.D. is the world’s leading researcher on sexuality and the ...
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Fran Hauser

FRAN HAUSER is a long-time media executive, startup investor and author of The Myth ...
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Sally Helgesen

SALLY HELGESEN is considered the gold standard among experts on women’s ...
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Charreah K. Jackson

CHARREAH K. JACKSON is the author of Boss Bride: The Powerful Woman's Playbook for ...
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Gayle Jennings-O'Byrne

GAYLE JENNINGS-O’BYRNE is founder and CEO of iNTENT Manifesto. After more than ...
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Catherine Kaputa

CATHERINE KAPUTA is a brand strategist, speaker, author, and founder of SelfBrand, a ...
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Danielle Kayembe

DANIELLE KAYEMBE is a female futurist and serial entrepreneur who works on projects ...
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Zaniya Lewis

ZANIYA LEWIS is a junior at The George Washington University, majoring in political ...
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Naomi Mulgrave

NAOMI MULGRAVE is vice president of strategic solutions within the individual ...
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Nathalie Molina Niño

NATHALIE MOLINA NIÑO is a serial entrepreneur, a super connector and an investor, ...
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Stephanie L. Pindyck-Costantino

STEPHANIE L. PINDYCK-COSTANTINO is a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident ...
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Colleen Pritchett

COLLEEN PRITCHETT is a  global business director of DuPont Electronics & ...
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Amber Rae

AMBER RAE has been called "the Brené Brown of wonder” by Mind Body Green, and a ...
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Selena Rezvani

SELENA REZVANI teaches women at all levels to negotiate like a boss. She also ...
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Heather F. Russell

HEATHER F. RUSSELL, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical pediatric psychologist at Shriners ...
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Joyce Russell

Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD

JOYCE E. A. RUSSELL, Ph.D, serves as The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of the ...
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Dani Rylan

DANI RYLAN is the founder and commissioner of the National Women's Hockey League. ...
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Wendy Sachs

WENDY SACHS is a master of the career pivot. She is the author of Fearless and ...
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Hana Schank

HANA SCHANK is a writer, design researcher and technologist. Her most recent book ...
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April Schneider

APRIL SCHNEIDER has worked in or around consumer banking products for the past ...
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Jennifer A. Shockley

JENNIFER A. SHOCKLEY is senior vice president, director of marketing and creative ...
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Valerie Smith

VALERIE SMITH is a distinguished scholar of African American literature, and the 15th ...
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Grace E. Speights

GRACE E. SPEIGHTS is a partner with Morgan Lewis. She handles high profile and high ...
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Sally Susman

SALLY SUSMAN is executive vice president, corporate affairs for Pfizer, the world's ...
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Sarah Swammy

SARAH SWAMMY is a senior vice president and COO for the portfolio solutions ...
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Ketty Trivedi

KETTY TRIVEDI is vice president of strategic marketing at Prudential’s workplace ...
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Cy Wakeman

CY WAKEMAN is president and founder of Reality-Based Leadership, global ...
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Elizabeth Wallace

ELIZABETH WALLACE is the author of The Ambition Decisions: What Women Know About ...
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Laysha Ward

Laysha Ward

LAYSHA WARD is an accomplished C-suite executive with thirty years of ...
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Claire Wasserman

CLAIRE WASSERMAN is a community builder, and an advocate for women in the workplace. ...
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Elizabeth Wellington

ELIZABETH WELLINGTON is a native New Yorker and graduate of New York University.  ...
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Dr. Jen Welter

DR. JEN WELTER became the first female to coach in the NFL when she joined the ...
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Denise Allen Williams

DENISE ALLEN WILLIAMS currently leads global competitive intelligence, corporate ...
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Kristin Wong

KRISTIN WONG regularly writes about personal finance, career, and human behavior ...
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Gwen Wunderlich

GWEN WUNDERLICH is CEO and partner of Wunderlich Kaplan Communications, and creator ...
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Health & Wellness Pavilion Speakers

Elizabeth Davenport, PhD.

ELIZABETH DAVENPORT, Ph.D., is a scientific leader in the cell and gene therapy ...
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Beth Dolinar

BETH DOLINAR is an Emmy-award winning producer, writer and voice over talent at WQED ...
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Laurie Myers

LAURIE MYERS has the honor of serving as the global health literacy director for ...
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Jeanmarie Perrone, MD

JEANMARIE PERRONE, MD is director of the Division of Medical Toxicology and a ...
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Catherine Price

CATHERINE PRICE is an author and science journalist whose articles and essays have ...
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Special Guest Speakers

Karen Etzkorn

KAREN ETZKORN is the chief information officer of Qurate Retail GroupSM, leading ...
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Johanna Mercier

JOHANNA MERCIER is president and head of U.S. commercial at Bristol-Myers Squibb, a ...
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Naomi Mulgrave

NAOMI MULGRAVE is vice president of strategic solutions within the individual ...
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Laysha Ward

Laysha Ward

LAYSHA WARD is an accomplished C-suite executive with thirty years of ...
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Governor Tom Wolf

GOVERNOR TOM WOLF is a leader consistently taking on the status quo and trying to ...
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Small Business Roundtable

Shakira M. Brown

SHAKIRA M. BROWN is an award-winning PR and branding expert, and CEO of SMB Strategic ...
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Teleicia J.R. Dambreville

TELEICIA J.R. DAMBREVILLE serves as Director, Employment Litigation Counsel for ...
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Galia Gichon

GALIA GICHON is an independent personal financial expert with more than twenty years ...
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Barbara Laurenzi

BARBARA LAURENZI is senior vice president, business banking sales manager with PNC ...
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Yasmine Mustafa

YASMINE MUSTAFA is a social entrepreneur who is fueled by a passion to leverage ...
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Pam Prior

PAM PRIOR is the dynamic opposite of every green-eyeshade accountant you’ve ever ...
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Tech Roundtables

Rachel Block

RACHEL BLOCK is a customer success manager at Microsoft, where she empowers her ...
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Dana Dobson

DANA DOBSON is an award-winning public relations expert, TEDx speaker coach and ...
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Christa Hayburn

CHRISTA HAYBURN is a former Philadelphia Police Officer, a prominent public speaking ...
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Bianca J. Jackson

BIANCA J. JACKSON is a LinkedIn strategist who helps job seekers and entrepreneurs ...
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Marsha Pearson

MARSHA PEARSON has more than thirty five years of business and entrepreneurial ...
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Shameka S.L. Sawyer

SHAMEKA S.L. SAWYER is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and the founder ...
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Tara Siegel

TARA SIEGEL has worked in the digital marketing sector for more than ten years and ...
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Career Pavilion Speakers

Lisa Deluca

LISA DELUCA is director of undergraduate career services at Drexel University’s ...
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Brittany Jean-Baptiste

BRITTANY JEAN-BAPTISTE is a manager, customer experience and assurance for Comcast ...
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Tamara Lashchyk

TAMARA LASHCHYK is the author of Lose the Gum – A Career Guide for Women on Wall ...
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Dr. Karimah S. Bell Lynum

DR. KARIMAH S. BELL LYNUM is an associate director, clinical project scientist in ...
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Lori Miceli

LORI MICELI is the assistant director of graduate student services at Drexel ...
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Gail Onorato

GAIL ONORATO is a seasoned apparel industry executive with a performance history of ...
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Tisha Vincent

TISHA VINCENT is a product manager at Independence Blue Cross. In this role, she ...
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Colleen Kirk Yurkanin

COLLEEN KIRK YURKANIN is a senior innovation specialist at Vanguard’s Innovation ...
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