The Summit is the world's premiere gathering of women leaders in business, government, academia, philanthropy, and the arts. Each fall, a select group comes together to exchange big ideas and learn. The programno speeches!is diverse and designed to facilitate energetic and provocative conversation. Participation is by invitation only.
Past participants have included: Sara Lee CEO Brenda Barnes, Hearst Magazines President Cathie Black, Bank of America chief risk officer Amy Brinkley, Designer Dana Buchman, First Lady Laura Bush, CBS Evening News Anchor Katie Couric, CDC director Julie Gerberding, Goldie Hawn, Chengdu GoldTel Industry Group Chairman Jessica He, Avon CEO Andrea Jung, Billie Jean King, Citigroup Global Weath Management CEO Sallie Krawcheck, Cyndi Lauper, Time Inc. CEO Ann Moore, Xerox CEO Anne Mulcahy, HM Queen Noor, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, South Africa's Mmakau Mining CEO Bridgette Radebe, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, Kraft Foods CEO Irene Rosenfeld, Alcatel-Lucent CEO Pat Russo, Good Morning America Co-anchor Diane Sawyer, Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino, Dreamworks Chairman Stacey Snider, CBS News Correspondent Lesley Stahl, Martha Stewart, eBay CEO Meg Whitman, Oprah Winfrey, and ADM CEO Patricia Woertz.