2011 Speakers

Mahnaz Afkhami

Founder and President
Women's Learning Partnership

Tracy Anderson

Celebrity Trainer and Founder
The Tracy Anderson Method

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

Author of Giving 2.0; Founder and Chairman
Stanford PACS and SV2

Sonia Arrison

Author, 100 Plus
Associate Founder and Academic Faculty Member, Singularity University

Tyra Banks

Chairwoman and CEO
Bankable Enterprises

Maliz Beams

Chief Executive Officer, ING Retirement
ING Insurance Americas

Charlene Begley

President and CEO, GE Home and Business Solutions; Senior Vice President and CIO

Lloyd Blankfein

Chairman and CEO
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Rosalind Brewer

Executive Vice President, Walmart; President, East Business Unit
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Campbell Brown

Award-winning Journalist

Warren Buffett

Chairman and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Barbara Bush

Co-founder and CEO
Global Health Corps

Sue Callaway

Chief Executive Officer
The Auto 100

Rosanne Cash

Singer, Songwriter, Author

Glenn Close

Actor, Producer

Cathy Coughlin

Senior Executive Vice President and Global Marketing Officer
AT&T Inc.

Christine M. Day

Chief Executive Officer
lululemon athletica inc.

Regina Dugan

Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
U.S. Department of Defense

Nina Easton

Washington Columnist and Senior Editor; Co-chair, MPW Summit

Gerri Elliott

Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Mary Fallin

State of Oklahoma

Rana Foroohar

Assistant Managing Editor
TIME Magazine

Leigh Gallagher

Assistant Managing Editor

Trina Gordon

President and CEO
Boyden World Corp.

Elizabeth Gore

Vice President, Global Partnerships
United Nations Foundation

Mary Goudie

House of Lords

Jennifer Granholm

Former Governor
State of Michigan

Chelsea Handler

Best-selling Author, Talk Show Host, Comedian and Actress; Owner
Borderline Amazing Productions

Jessi Hempel

Senior Writer

Jessica Herrin

Founder and CEO
Stella & Dot

Mellody Hobson

Ariel Investments

Maria Gabriela Hoch

Founder & Managing Director, MGH Communication Management; Partner
IPREX, Global Public Relations & Communications

Jin Huang

President and CEO
Ambow Education Holding Ltd

Arianna Huffington

President and Editor-in-Chief
AOL Huffington Post Media Group

Sally Jewell

President and CEO
Recreational Equipment, Inc.

Billie Jean King

Co-Founder World Team Tennis and President
Billie Jean King Enterprises, Inc.

Beth Kowitt


Ellen Kullman

Chair and CEO

Colleen Leahey


Debra L. Lee

Chairman and CEO
BET Networks

Rasha Lofty

Owner and Managing Director
AFNAN Co. For Heritages & Traditional Arts

Carol Loomis

Senior Editor at Large

Susan Lyne

Gilt Groupe

Somaly Mam

Somaly Mam Foundation

Katrina Markoff

Founder and CEO
Vosges Chocolate

Marissa Mayer

Chief Executive Officer
Yahoo! Inc.

Sheri McCoy

Vice Chairman, Executive Committee
Johnson & Johnson

Kellie McElhaney

Alexander Faculty Fellow and Faculty Director of the Center for Responsble Business, Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley

Victoria Medvec

Adeline Barry Davee Professor of Management & Organizations
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Stephanie Mehta

Executive Editor and Co-chair, Most Powerful Women Summit

Jane Mendillo

President and CEO
Harvard Management Company, Inc.

Jami Miscik

President and Vice Chairman
Kissinger Associates, Inc.

Dalia Mogahed

Executive Director and Senior Analyst
Abu Dhabi Gallup Center

Denise Morrison

President and CEO
Campbell Soup Co.

Dambisa Moyo

Author and Economist

Anne Mulcahy

Chairman, Board of Trustees, Save The Children; Former Chairman and CEO

Alyse Nelson

Co-founder, President, and CEO
Vital Voices Global Partnership

Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Filmmaker, Spokesperson, Actress

Jay. Newton-Small

Washington Correspondent
TIME Magazine

Indra Nooyi

Chairman and CEO

Rosie O'Donnell


Sara N. Ortwein

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

Vicki Phillips

Director of Education, U.S. Program, College-Ready
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Karen Quintos

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Dell Inc.

Jennifer Reingold

Senior Editor

Ginni Rometty

Chairman, President and CEO

Sheryl Sandberg

Chief Operating Officer

Pattie Sellers

Editor at Large and Co-chair, MPW Summit

Andy Serwer

Managing Editor

Josette Sheeran

Executive Director
United Nations World Food Programme

Kristin Skogen Lund

Executive Vice President and Head, Nordic Region
Telenor ASA

Gloria Steinem

Feminist Writer, Activist and Co-founder
The Women's Media Center

Alina Tugend

Author, Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong; Columnist
The New York Times

Sherry Turkle

Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program Science, Technology, and Society
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Christy Turlington Burns

Every Mother Counts

Jing Ulrich

Managing Director and Chairman, Global Markets, China
J.P. Morgan

Melanne Verveer

Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues
U.S. Department of State

Meg Whitman

President and CEO
Hewlett-Packard Co

Meredith Whitney

Chief Executive Officer
Meredith Whitney Advisory Group LLC

Ines Wichert

Senior Psychologist
Kenexa Corp.

Maggie Wilderotter

Chairman and CEO
Frontier Communications

Patricia Woertz

Chairman, CEO and President
Archer Daniels Midland Co.

Jessica Yellin

Chief White House Correspondent

Annie Young-Scrivner

Global Chief Marketing Officer
Starbucks Corp.