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Sally Helgesen, author, How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion or Job.  Cited in Forbes as the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership.

Archana Gilravi, SVP of partnerships at the Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Foundation. She offers tangible leadership advice for women.

Jodi Glickmanleadership strategist, CEO, founder and author, Great on the Job. Speaks on interpersonal skills and workplace communication.

Erica Keswin, author, Bring Your Human to Work and creator, The Spaghetti Project. She speaks on connecting teams, increasing engagement, and creating a more human workplace.

Charlene Li, expert, digital transformation & leadership and New York Times best-selling author. She speaks on digital transformation and disruptive leadership.

Sam Rapoport, senior director of football development, NFL. She shares her leadership story with tangible examples for breaking barriers, influencing others, and amplifying your voice. (FIRESIDE CHAT ONLY)

Carolina Caro, CEO and Founder of Conscious Leadership Partners. Specializes in developing conscious leaders that create inclusive and engaging workplaces. She does this by heightening their awareness to uncover blind spots and unlearn generational conditioning that detract from their leadership potential.

Helen Kupp, Co-founder of Future Forum, a Future of Work research consortium launched by Slack. Helen focuses on how to unlock the power of flexible work to benefit the worker and the organization to drive workplace transformation.

Mary Murphy is a professor of psychological and brain sciences at Indiana University. Author of Cultures of Growth, Mary demonstrates how you can change the environment and help your teams become more innovative, more collaborative, more willing to take risks, and more able to benefit from diverse perspectives.


Michelle King, author, The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work and How Work Works: The Subtle Science of Getting Ahead Without Losing Yourself. She speaks on organizational culture and equality.

Brad Johnson, professor of psychology, U.S. Naval Academy, faculty associate, Johns Hopkins University and co-author, Athena Rising OR his co-author, David Smith, co-author, Athena Rising and associate professor of sociology, Department of National Security Affairs, United States Naval War College. Both are excellent speakers on the topic of how men can play a role in gender inclusion.

Jeffrey Tobias Halter, gender strategist. He speaks of engaging men as allies.

Janet Crawford, founder & CEO, Cascadance. She speaks on the science of creating gender parity in the workplace.

Eve Rodsky, Creative Leadership expert and New York Times best-selling Author, Find Your Unicorn Space. Speaks on balancing workload at home.


Dr. Modupe Akinola is an associate professor of management at Columbia Business School. Dr. Akinola examines how organizational environments- characterized by deadlines, multi-tasking, and other attributes such as having low status- can engender stress, and how this stress can have spill-over effects on performance


Jenny Blake, author, Pivot. She offers tools and insights for growing your existing strengths and identifying new skills to grow your career. Her new book is Free Time: Lose the Busywork, Love Your Business.

Rachel Cossar, founder and lead facilitator for Choreography for Business. She speaks on communication and body-language.

Stacey Delo, author, Your Turn: Careers, Kids & Comebacks. She speaks about making work work for you, return to work, working parents.

Fran Hauser, author, The Myth of the Nice Girl. She coaches women on how to be assertive and strong leaders, while remaining kind. Her new book is Embrace the Work, Love Your Career

Laura Huang, author, Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage. She speaks on identifying and maximizing your skills.

Tania Katan, CEO of Creative Trespassing. She speaks about maximizing your creative skills to grow your career.

Sara Laschever, author, Women Don’t Ask. She speaks on negotiation.

Alexandra Levit, former nationally syndicated Wall Street Journal columnist and best-selling author. She shares how organizations and their employees can prepare for the future of the workplace.

Lauren McGoodwin, founder, Career Contessa, and author, Power Moves. She speaks on career advancement within an organization.

Linda Raynier, career and purpose coach. She provides tangible advice for attendees on negotiating, pivoting careers and growing your career.

Erica Williams Simon, author, You Deserve the Truth. She speaks on building a career centered on purpose.

Kristin Wong, regularly writes about personal finance, career, and human behavior for The New York Times and is the author of Get Money. She speaks on negotiation skills and personal finance.

Wendy Smithauthor, Both/And Thinking. She helps professionals and teams effectively respond to contradictory, yet interdependent demands.

Kimberly Brown is a career and leadership expert whose mission is to help women and people of color navigate the workplace, make more money, and become industry leaders. Her focus is creating actionable strategies that enable professionals to do more, be more, and achieve more.

Meg Myers Morgan, PhD, Author & Executive Coach. She speaks on negotiation strategies that leverage your skills and strengths.

Liz Tran, Founder, Reset & Author, The Karma of Success: Spiritual Strategies to Free Your Inner Genius.  She speaks on how intuition can be a powerful tool to spark breakthrough ideas, innovative problem-solving and help you make wise and powerful decisions.


Jeffrey Benton, founder & CEO, Paragon Performance. Helps leaders and organizations transform stress to coherence so they can evolve to their highest potential.

Cate Luziofounder and CEO of Luminary.She speaks on career growth and networking.

Charmaine McClarie, author and C-suite adviser, attendees love her strategic advice about how to communicate your value and grow your career.

Susan McPherson, serial connector, founder and CEO, McPherson Strategies. She speake on purpose-driven leadership and connection.

Laura Okmin, Emmy award-winning sports reporter and founder, GALvanize. She speaks on developing a strong network and mentorship.

Julie Rice is an entrepreneur best known for co-founding the fitness phenomenon, SoulCycle. Rice’s work has been about building community and she is currently the co-founder of Peoplehood. Peoplehood makes the world a more connected and empathetic place, one conversation at a time.

Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, Licensed Psychologist, Host, Therapy for Black Girls Podcast & Author, Sisterhood Heals. She speaks on the power of reconnecting and forging strong relationships that are positive, healing and transformative.

Hillary Wicht, Executive Leadership Coach & Human Systems Expert. She speaks on the art and science of influential communication & strategies to establish trust, have your voice heard, and your ideas respected.

Dr. Marisa Franco (frang-ko), Psychologist, Professor & New York Times best-selling Author, Platonic. She speaks on the science of connection and why belonging makes individuals and communities more resilient.


Dolly Chugh, author, The Person You Mean to Be. She speaks on how good people fight bias.

Minda Harts, founder, Women of Color Equity Initiative and author, The Memo. She speaks on career advancement for women of color.

Debby Irving, author, Waking Up White. She presents the impact white skin can have on perception, problem-solving, and engaging in racial justice work.

Dr. Charmain F. Jackman, psychologist who speaks on developing cross-cultural competence, social-emotional learning. She addresses the mental health component of D&I.

Ellen McGirt, journalist, Fortune, and founder, Sweet Equity Media. She speaks on leadership and race.

Deepa Purushothaman, author, The First, The Few, The Only: How Women of Color Can Redefine Power in Corporate America. She speaks on belonging in the workplace.

Caroline Wanga, CEO, Essence Communication. She provides specific examples on D&I initiatives.

Lily Zheng, author, DEI Deconstructed. They speak on DEI outcomes and gender ambiguity in the workplace.

Amber Cabral, Founder, Cabral Co, Inclusion Strategist & Author, Say More About That. She speaks on advocacy, allyship and effective language that make speaking up a lot easier.