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2019 Speakers

Keynotes

James Clear

JAMES CLEAR is a personal development keynote speaker and New York Times best-selling author of Atomic Habits. His entertaining talks teach audiences about small habits, decision-making, and continuous ...
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Ava DuVernay

AVA DuVERNAY is an Academy Award nominee, and winner of the Emmy, the BAFTA and the Peabody. She is a writer, director, producer and film distributor. Her directorial work includes the Oscar-winning historical drama ...
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Elizabeth Gilbert

ELIZABETH GILBERT is the author of Eat Pray Love. Exploding onto the scene in 2006, the best-seller famously chronicled the year Gilbert spent traveling the world after a shattering divorce. Translated into more ...
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Celeste Headlee

Master of Ceremonies, Celeste Headlee

CELESTE HEADLEE is a journalist, professional speaker, and author of the books We Need To Talk, Do Nothing, and Speaking of Race. Her TEDx Talk, 10 Ways to Have a Better ...
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Jesmyn Ward

JESMYN WARD is a MacArthur Genius, and two-time National Book Award winner. She has been called “the new Toni Morrison” (American Booksellers Association). In 2017, she became the first woman and first person of ...
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Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin

DANIELLE WEISBERG and CARLY ZAKIN are co-founders and co-CEOs of theSkimm, a membership company dedicated to helping millennial women live smarter. The two former news producers launched theSkimm from their couch in ...
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Breakout Session Speakers

Simidele Adeagbo

Simidele Adeagbo

SIMIDELE ADEAGBO is an Olympian, advocate and marketing expert, best known for ...
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Marci Alboher

MARCI ALBOHER is a vice president at Encore.org. She is one of the nation’s leading ...
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Tiffany Aliche

TIFFANY ALICHE, also known as “The Budgetnista,” is quickly becoming America’s ...
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June M. Archer

JUNE M. ARCHER is a C-suite executive and visionary growth driver, navigating the ...
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Emilie Aries

EMILIE ARIES is a speaker, podcast host, author, and the founder and CEO of Bossed ...
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Alison Beard

Alison Beard

ALISON BEARD is a senior editor at Harvard Business Review, overseeing the ...
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Kelley Biskupiak

KELLEY BISKUPIAK is co-founder/owner of Prepare to Launch, LLC, a ...
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Sarah Bloomquist

Sarah Bloomquist

SARAH BLOOMQUIST is an anchor and reporter for Action News. She joined the Action ...
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Maya Bowie

MAYA BOWIE is vice president of culinary buying for QxH where she leads the QVC and ...
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Trey Boynton

Trey Boynton

TREY BOYNTON is the senior manager for solution design and development of global ...
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Sabrina Brooks

SABRINA BROOKS is the senior manager of marketing and the energy efficiency ...
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Jennifer Brown

JENNIFER BROWN is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker and diversity and ...
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Lisa Brubaker

Lisa Brubaker

LISA BRUBAKER is EVP and the chief technology officer of WSFS Financial Corporation. ...
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Jean Chatzky

JEAN CHATZKY launched HerMoney Media and HerMoney.com in 2018 to ...
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Karen Chong

Karen Chong

KAREN CHONG is an innovator in compelling storytelling as a way to engage audiences ...
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Lida Citroën

LIDA CITROËN is an award-winning international reputation management ...
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Condylia Courtney

Condylia Courtney

CONDYLIA COURTNEY is the global product manager in DuPont water solution’s ion ...
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Lauren D'Innocenzo

LAUREN D’INNOCENZO is an assistant professor of organizational behavior ...
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Susan Reitano Davey

Susan Rietano Davey

SUSAN RIETANO DAVEY is co-founder/owner of Prepare to Launch, LLC, a ...
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Stacey Delo

Stacey Delo

STACEY DELO is the CEO of Après with a passion for making work for women. She spent ...
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Elena Favilli

ELENA FAVILLI is the co-founder and CEO of Rebel Girls, the cultural media ...
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Caroline Feeney

CAROLINE FEENEY is CEO of individual solutions for Prudential Financial, ...
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Nicole Gold

Nicole Gold

NICOLE GOLD has more than two decades of diverse experience in the health insurance ...
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Anne Grady

ANNE GRADY is not your typical motivational speaker. She is a best-selling author, ...
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Mary Beth Harler

MARY BETH HARLER, MD  is head of innovative medicines development with ...
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Minda Harts

Minda Harts

MINDA HARTS is a well-connected, sought after speaker and thought-leader, frequently ...
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Jessica Herrin

Jessica Herrin

JESSICA HERRIN is an author, CEO and founder of Stella & Dot. She is a serial ...
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Lisa Hunt-Lewis

LISA HUNT-LEWIS is a managing director for State Street Global Services.  She ...
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Angelina Isaac

Angelina Isaac

ANGELINA ISAAC is the senior diversity and inclusion workforce initiatives partner at ...
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Naomi Jacobs

NAOMI JACOBS is the director of social strategy and business development ...
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Jennedy Johnson

Jennedy Johnson

JENNEDY JOHNSON is an assistant general counsel at PECO Energy Company.  In this ...
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Shreya Kangovi

Shreya Kangovi, MD, MS

SHREYA KANGOVI, MD, MS, is the founding executive director of the Penn Center for ...
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Nataly Kogan

NATALY KOGAN is the creator of the Happier Method™ and an entrepreneur, speaker, ...
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Mariam Koohdary

Mariam Koohdary

MARIAM KOOHDARY is a member of the US leadership team and the legal senior management ...
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Cara Krikory

Cara Krikory

CARA KRIKORY is the engagement lead for GSK’s pharmaceuticals US research and ...
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Le Thao

P. Thao Le

P. THAO LE is a partner in the corporate and securities group of the commercial ...
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Kim Lear

KIM LEAR is a writer and researcher focused on generational patterns and demographic ...
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Dr, Michelle Lowry

Dr. Michelle Lowry

DR. MICHELLE LOWRY is the TD Bank professor of finance and the academic director of ...
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Daniela Mardarovici

Daniela Mardarovici

DANIELA MARDAROVICI co-leads the firm’s US Multisector Fixed Income efforts for ...
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Maxie McCoy

MAXIE McCOY is a writer and speaker obsessed with giving women the tools they need to ...
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Aishah Miller

Aishah Miller

AISHAH MILLER joined the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation and CDC in November ...
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Romy Newman

ROMY NEWMAN is on a mission to improve the workplace for women by creating greater ...
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Michelle Nunn

MICHELLE NUNN is president and CEO of CARE USA. Last year, CARE worked in ninety ...
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Laura Okmin

LAURA OKMIN is the founder of GALVANIZE, an organization that conducts seminars ...
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Daniela Osio

Daniela Osio

DANIELA OSIO is a pioneering woman, challenging the way DuPont and other fortune ...
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Mary Laura Philpott

MARY LAURA PHILPOTT is the author of I Miss You When I Blink, a nationally ...
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Quinetta Roberson

QUINETTA ROBERSON, Ph.D. is the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business ...
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Veronica Rueckert

VERONICA RUECKERT is the author of Outspoken: Why women's voices get silenced and ...
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Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani

RESHMA SAUJANI is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit ...
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Heather Scher

Heather Scher

HEATHER J. SCHER is vice president of field development for The Penn Mutual Life ...
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Dr. Laura Sicola

LAURA SICOLA is a leadership communication and influence coach, trainer, speaker and ...
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Erica Williams Simon

ERICA WILLIAMS SIMON is an award-winning narrative strategist, author, creative and ...
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Tania Small

Dr. Tania Small

DR. TANIA SMALL is vice president oncology global medical at GSK, where she oversees ...
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David G. Smith

DAVID G. SMITH, PhD, is the coauthor of Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor ...
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Tracy Stover

TRACY STOVER is managing director and head of card and comprehensive payables global ...
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Jessica Turner

Jessica Turner

JESSICA TURNER is executive vice president, product and innovation, North America at ...
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Ashley Tyrner

ASHLEY TYRNER is the founder and CEO of Farmbox Direct. She went from receiving ...
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Jessica Vanscavish

Jessica Vanscavish

JESSICA VANSCAVISH is vice president of voluntary products at Prudential Group ...
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Laysha Ward

Laysha Ward

LAYSHA WARD is an accomplished C-suite executive with thirty years of ...
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Fawn Weaver

Fawn Weaver

FAWN WEAVER is co-founder of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, serving as CEO and chief ...
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Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin

DANIELLE WEISBERG and CARLY ZAKIN are co-founders and co-CEOs of theSkimm, a ...
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Dalila Wilson-Scott

DALILA WILSON-SCOTT serves as SVP of community impact for Comcast Corporation, and as ...
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Health & Wellness Pavilion Speakers

Dr. DaCarla Albright

Dr. DaCarla M. Albright

DR. DaCARLA M. ALBRIGHT is an associate professor of clinical obstetrics and ...
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Dana Farengo Clark

DANA FARENGO CLARK, MS, LCGC has been a practicing cancer genetic counselor for over ...
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Kiersten Combs

Kiersten Combs

KIERSTEN COMBS is vice president, US cardiovascular and metabolic disease (US ...
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Megan Duelks

MEGAN DUELKS is the Americas lead in the Employee Health Innovation Center of ...
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Corinna Franklin

CORINNA FRANKLIN, M.D. is a board-certified pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners ...
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Maria Leonard Olsen

MARIA LEONARD OLSEN is a biracial woman whose parents were forbidden by law to marry ...
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Exhibit Hall Speakers

Danielle Cohn

Danielle Cohn

DANIELLE COHN and her team help startups access the internal and external ...
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Brendan Conlin

Brendan Conlin

BRENDAN CONLIN is chief programs officer for Congreso de Latinos Unidos. In this ...
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Carolina DiGiorgia

Carolina DiGiorgia

CAROLINA DiGIORGIA is president and CEO of Congreso de Latinos Unidos. Born in ...
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Yai Vargas

Yai Vargas

YAI VARGAS is a leading multicultural marketing expert with a niche in building ...
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Special Guest Speakers

Mayor Jim Kenney

MAYOR JIM KENNEY is a lifelong city resident of Philadelphia. In 1990 Philadelphians ...
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Ester Banque

ESTER BANQUE is a senior vice president and head intercontinental commercial with ...
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Jayne Brown

JAYNE BROWN  joined QVC in 1998 as part of the apparel buying team, bringing ...
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Lisa Brubaker

Lisa Brubaker

LISA BRUBAKER is EVP and the chief technology officer of WSFS Financial Corporation. ...
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Tamala Edwards

TAMALA EDWARDS is the coanchor of Action News Morning, on 6abc WPVI-TV. Before coming ...
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Laysha Ward

Laysha Ward

LAYSHA WARD is an accomplished C-suite executive with thirty years of ...
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Small Business Roundtable

Dana Band

DANA BAND is CEO of the Dana Band Group, is a dynamic entrepreneur and leading ...
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Ally Nathaniel

ALLY NATHANIEL is a number one best-selling author, speaker, and mentor. She sold ...
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Jennifer Lynn Robinson

JENNIFER LYNN ROBINSON, esq is the CEO of Purposeful Networking. Her services ...
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Marina Stamos

MARINA STAMOS is an Emmy-nominated former news-television producer who has put ...
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Falecia Stuckey

Falecia Stuckey

FALECIA STUCKEY has been working in Information Technology for over twenty-five ...
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Tech Roundtables

Ashley Lauren Basla

ASHLEY LAUREN BASLA is the founder and editor-in-chief of Sugarpeel LLC, and the ...
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LaKisha Greenwade

LaKISHA GREENWADE (better known as coach L), is an international brand strategist, ...
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Andi J. Le

ANDI J. LE is an IT executive with over twenty years of experience.  She is ...
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Danelsy Medrano

DANELSY MEDRANO has twelve years of experience in digital marketing, and serves as ...
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Emily Morgan

EMILY MORGAN is an entrepreneur with an innate heart for supporting others.  Her ...
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Kim-Thao Nguyen

KIM-THAO NGUYEN has over a decade of experience creating digital products in the ...
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Ashley Owens

ASHLEY OWENS is the first and only networking concierge that puts you in the right ...
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Alya Sherman

ALYA SHERMAN is an accomplished marketing professional with a proven track record of ...
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