The FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit will be held October 21-23, 2019, in Washington D.C. Click here to register.

Started as a list, FORTUNE MPW has evolved into the world’s most extraordinary leadership community, convening the preeminent women in business—along with select leaders in government, philanthropy, education and the arts—for wide-ranging conversations that inspire and deliver practical advice.

2018 Participants included CEOs Shelley Broader of Chico’s, Michele Buck of Hershey, Helena Foulkes of Hudson’s Bay, Michelle Gass of Kohl’s, Mandy Ginsberg of Match Group, Tricia Griffith of Progressive, Whitney Wolfe Herd of Bumble, Judith McKenna of Walmart International, Jami Miscik of Kissinger Associates, Pam Nicholson of Enterprise Holdings, Christa Quarles of OpenTable, and Julie Sweet of Accenture North America. Also with us: IBM Latin America General Manager Ana Paula Assis, NYSE President Stacey Cunningham, Ariel President & Starbucks Vice Chair Mellody Hobson, Microsoft EVP and CFO Amy Hood, singer/songwriter Jewel, Airbnb COO Belinda Johnson, President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, Ford EVP and President of Mobility Marcy Klevorn, Clinique Global Brand President Jane Lauder, Facebook Vice President of Global Partnerships and Business Development Marne Levine, Marriott Global Chief Commercial Officer Stephanie Linnartz, CBS News’ Lesley Stahl, and Drybar Founder Alli Webb. Watch select 2018 sessions on FORTUNE’s Youtube channel.

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At the 2018 Fortune MPW Summit
Ruth Porat, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Alphabet and Google
Anita Hill, University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University
Amy Hood, Executive Vice President & CFO, Microsoft
Maria Sharapova, Tennis Champion and Entrepreneur with Pattie Sellers of Fortune
Judith McKenna, President and CEO, Walmart International
2018 MPW Notebook Mentoring
Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation