The Womensphere Global Summit 2011 will convene global leaders and women leaders throughout the United States and globally. The Summit’s agenda will center on the themes of women’s leadership, innovation, ventures, economic growth, sustainability and social impact, in Europe and in a fast-changing global environment.
Through keynotes, roundtables, case study presentations, and group discussion, the Womensphere Global Summit bring together a powerful community and creates a dynamic forum for sharing best practices, success models, and opportunities for collaboration on some of the most pressing issues in the United States and around the world. The Summit offers rich networking and connections among women leaders, innovators, and heads of organizations.
Speakers at the Womensphere Global Summit are distinguished leaders, CEOs, and executives of innovative companies, institutions, organizations, new ventures, and social enterprises, from throughout the world.
GLOBAL AWARD WINNERS
We will be honoring over a dozen women leaders who have blazed trails and created extraordinary impact in their fields and industries, including:
ANNA EWING - CIO and global chief technology architect, NASDAQ
CHERIE BLAIR - Founder & Chairman, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
CHRIS GRUMM - CEO, Women's Funding Network
DR. JILL TARTER - Bernard Oliver Chair for SETI Research (Search for Extraterrestial Intelligence)
LYNN TILTON - CEO, Patriarch Partners
MARISSA MAYER - Vice President, Product Management, GOOGLE
DR. MARSHA FIRESTONE - President & Founder, Women Presidents Organization (WPO)
There will be over 50 distinguished speakers at the Summit, including:
AMANDA MACKENZIE - Chief Marketing Officer, Aviva
ANGELA LEANEY – Executive Vice President, Brand Marketing, Harlem Globetrotters
BARBARA BUSH - President & Co-Founder, Global Health Corps
DR. BEVERLY TATUM - President, Spelman College
CARLA HARRIS - Managing Director, Morgan Stanley; Author, Expect to Win
FREADA KAPOR KLEIN - Partner, Kapor Capital; Founder, Level Playing Field Institute
GAYLE TZEMACH LEMMON - Author, The Dressmaker of Khair Khana; Deputy Director, Council of Foreign Relations' Women and Foreign Policy Program
JANET RICCIO - Executive Vice President, Omnicom; CEO, G23
JOAN AMBLE - Executive Vice President, American Express
KIMBERLY DAVIS - President, JPMorgan Foundation
LINDA BASCH - President, National Council for Research on Women (NCRW)
LINDA CURETON - CIO, NASA
KIM SAMUEL-JOHNSON – Director; Samuel Family Foundation, Global Agenda Council on Investing in Children
MADELINE NELSON - Head of Artist Relations, SONY; Chairman, Mary J. Blige & Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now (FFAWN)
MARIA RAMOS - CEO, ABSA Group; Former Director-General, National Treasury, South Africa
MARTHA BEJAR - President, WIPRO Technologies
MONICA MANDELLI - Managing Director and Co-Chair, Women's Network, Goldman Sachs
PERRY YEATMAN - President, Kraft Foods Foundation
SARAH COSTA - Executive Director, Women's Refugee Commission
SHEILA LIRIO MARCELO - CEO, Care.com; Trustee, Philippine Development Foundation
SUSAN WHITING - Vice Chair, Nielsen
WOMENSPHERE AGENDA: WHAT WILL BE DISCUSSED
Key topics that will be discussed and explored at the Womensphere Global Summit will include:
· The future of women’s leadership in the fast-changing global environment
· Women’s power and influence – strategic leadership, management development, network-building
· Leadership and strategy amidst change, complexity and uncertainty
· Innovations in science, technology, media, and impact on the advancement of women
· Driving innovation within corporations and new ventures
· Building successful entrepreneurial ventures
· Private equity, venture capital, and investment in women-led ventures and enterprises
ECONOMICS & BUSINESS
· Globalization, new business, and economic opportunity creation internationally
· Creating economic growth and transformation around the world
· Investment in Europe – challenges and opportunities
SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL INNOVATION
· Environment, global health, poverty, peace – innovative solutions to global issues
· Models for sustainability and social impact within corporations and new ventures
· Empowering women and girls globally – models for impact and transformation
PARTICIPANTS: WHO ARE ATTENDING?
The 4th Annual Womensphere Global Summit will convene influential women leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, and social innovators across industries, from leading companies, organizations, institutions, and new ventures.
Participation is primarily by invitation. Invited parties include a select group of women leaders, CEOs, executives, innovators, organization leaders, and business owners. Invitations are also extended for delegations from a select group of women’s networks, corporate networks, alumni networks, and entrepreneurial/innovation networks.
Invitations are extended primarily to:
• Executives and senior managers at leading corporations
• CEOs and founders of entrepreneurial ventures and social enterprises
• Organization heads, division heads, and unit heads
• NGO leaders
• Public policy leaders
• Leaders of women's organizations and women's networks
• Venture capitalists, private equity investors, and angel investors
• Innovators, scientists, and academic leaders
• Leading investment bankers, lawyers, and accountants
For more information, please visit these sites:
Womensphere Summits: http://www.womensphereglobalsummit.com
For cancellations 60 days (or more) before the event date, we offer a 100% refund.
For cancellations 31-59 days before the event date, we offer a 50% refund.
For cancellations 30 days or less before the event date, we do not offer any refund.
Refunds are made 30 days after the Summit date.
Registraton is transferable.
If you have any questions regarding our refund policy, kindly email Marie-Claude at claude[at]womensphere.com.
When & Where
Womensphere is a unique global leadership community comprised of over 11,000 leaders, CEOs, and rising managers across the fields of business, finance, entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, public policy, media, science, and technology.
Womensphere is a social enterprise dedicated to unlocking women’s true potential in the world and creating a brilliant future in partnership and collaboration with outstanding institutions and individuals committed to advancing women's leadership.
Empowering and connecting the world’s women to unleash potential, create opportunities, and inspire impact.
Bringing together leaders – women, men, organizations – to collaborate on innovations and solutions to some of the most important issues of our time.
Womensphere creates community and educational experiences that inspire and empower women, and to connect and enable women leaders who are creating waves of change in all fields of great endeavor.
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