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May 2 - 4 | Washington, D.C.

About Women's Forum

Georgetown University invites you to attend the first university-wide Women's Forum, a two-day event to be held May 3-4, 2018 at the InterContinental at The Wharf. Uniting smart, passionate women from across the country and abroad, the forum will provide an opportunity to share experiences, ideas and expertise. It is our goal that the Women's Forum 2018 will serve as a true recognition of women's progress, as well as a vision for what we hope the next generation will achieve.

Women's Forum will celebrate all Georgetown women—from our first women graduates, to our most recent alumnae from the Class of 2017, to our current students—and will include phenomenal keynote speakers, interactive sessions, and networking opportunities. We plan to showcase women leaders in law, business, government, tech, and the public sector to discuss a wide range of substantive topics and issues.

Speakers

Jane Aiken, Vice Dean, Georgetown University Law Center

Citlalli Alvarez (C'15), Senior Field Organizer, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast

Judy Areen, Executive Director, Association of American Law Schools

Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir (MSFS'94), nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center

Professor Melissa Bradley (B'89), Managing Director, Project 500 and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Judith Perez Caro, Director, Equity, Inclusion and Community, Georgetown Law

Helen Brosnan (C'16), Executive Director and Co-Founder, Rise to Run

Terri Carmichael Jackson (C'89, L'92), Director of Operations, Women's National Basketball Players Association

Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University

Soraya Chemaly (C'88), Director, WMC Speech, Women's Media Center

Julia Farr Connolly (C'88), Founder & Owner, Julia Farr LLC

Jennifer Dalton (B'99, MBAE'12), CEO & Founder, BrandMirror

Carolyn Dewing-Hommes (C'82), Co-Founder and Associated Partner, E Pluribus Partners

Amanda Eilian (F'99), Co-Founder, Videolicious

Victoria Espinel (F'89, L'92), President & CEO, BSA | The Software Alliance

Mary Giuliani (C'97), Author, Founder & CEO, Mary Giuliani Catering & Events

Denise Gitsham (L'07), Principal & Co-Founder, SVN Public Relations

LiJia Gong (F'08, L'13), Senior Legal Analyst, Senator Elizabeth Warren 2018 Reelection Campaign

Tracey Griffin (B'87), Chief Financial Officer, PANDORA Americas

Eva Guidarini, U.S. Politics and Government Outreach Associate Manager, Facebook

Maria Krasnikow Harris (L'02), Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, SoulCycle Inc.

Dr. Rebecca Heino, Senior Lecturer, Professional Studies, Columbia University

Nancy Hogshead-Makar (L'97), CEO, Champion Women

Katherine Holloway (B'03), Founder, Rivet Consultants

Ebony Howard (L'07), Assistant Federal Defender, Northern District of Alabama

Margaret Huang (F'91), Executive Director, Amnesty International

Dana Hyde (L'96), CEO, African Leadership Finance Company

Alison Jenkins, Expert Associate Partner, McKinsey & Co.

Maheen Kaleem (F'07, L'13), Program Officer, Initiative to End Violence Against Girls and Women, NoVo Foundation

Rosemary Kilkenny (L'87), Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity, Georgetown University

Dr. Sunnie Kim, Assistant Professor, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Julie Kinch (B'82), Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Heineken USA

Mary Kogut (C'05, L'09), Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Ellana Lee (C'94), Senior Vice President, CNN International

Katherine Londergan (C'04), Portfolio Director, IDEO Cambridge

Cinthia Lopez (MA'01), Senior Director, Head of Enterprise Leadership Development, Capital One

Lynn Margherio (C'88), Founder/CEO, Cradles to Crayons

Her Excellency Audrey Marks, Ambassador of Jamaica to the United States of America

Lisa Mayr (MBA'98), Chief Financial Officer, EverFI Inc.

Ashley Merryman (L'98), Co-Author, Top Dog: The Science of Winning & Losing and NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

Naomi Mezey, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law

Passy Mubalama, Founder and Executive Director, AIDPROFEN

Dean Kelly Otter, Dean, School of Continuing Studies

Smruti Patel (L'04), Principal & Founder, Nexus Vision

Juliette Pryor (L'91, MSFS'91), Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Cox Enterprises

Dawn Ridley, Founder & President, Gamma Innovation Group

Maya Raghu (L'98), Director of Workplace Equality and Senior Counsel, National Women's Law Center

Faye Ricci (F'90), Vice President, Legal Affairs, Limeade

Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding, Associate Professor of Women's and Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Chudney Ross (C'97), Founder & Owner, Books and Cookies

Kara Ross (C'88), CEO, Unleashed by Kara Ross

Vivian Roza (PHD'10), Coordinator of PROLID Program, Gender and Diversity Division, Inter-American Development Bank

Ann Sarnoff (B'83), President, BBC Studios, Americas

Rachel Schall Thomas (B'93), Co-Founder & President, LeanIn.Org

Lacey Schwartz (C'98), Co-Founder and CEO, TruthAid

Greta Schettler (MSFS'11), COO, WEConnect International

Sonal Shah, Executive Director & Professor of Practice, Georgetown University Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation

Leslie Slavich (L'03), General Counsel, Spanx

Dee Poku Spalding, Co-Founder and CEO, Women Inspiration and Enterprise

Jennifer Stybel (C'03), Executive Director, Rent the Runway Foundation

Dr. Madeline Sutton (C'89), Lead, Minority Health and Health Equity, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dominique Taylor (B'00), Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Culture, Axios

Dr. Catherine Tinsley, Executive Director, Georgetown Women's Leadership Institute

Sumara Thompson-King (L'84), General Counsel, NASA

William Treanor, Dean and Executive Vice President, Georgetown University Law Center

Dr. Maria Trujillo, Faculty Director & Associate Professor of the Practice, Systems Engineering and Tech Management Programs, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Joyce Utz (N'89, L'92), Global Development Director and Partner, Transfotech

Christina Van Houten (C'89), Senior Vice President, Strategy & Project Management, Infor; Founder & Author, Women@Work

Greta Van Susteren (L'79, L'83, H'13), Host, Plugged In With Greta Van Susteren

Miriam Vogel (L'01), Former Associate Deputy Attorney General, United States Department of Justice

Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Jennifer Weston, Associate Lecturer of Women's and Gender Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston

Sally Yates, Former Deputy Attorney General & Former Distinguished Lecturer, Georgetown Law

Gwen Young, Director, Global Women's Leadership Initiative, Wilson Center

Tiffany Yu (B'10), Founder, Diversability; Founder, Awesome Foundation Disability Chapter

Sponsors