Women's Leadership Summit 2017

OWN IT Wash U is back for 2017! On November 11, 2017, we will be hosting the third annual Women's Leadership Summit at Washington University in St. Louis. Our team has been working nonstop since last November on researching and inviting incredible women to speak on our four panels, arranging the logistics of the summit, coordinating a smaller event in the spring, and much more! Check this site for updates on speakers, registration, and all things OWN IT.


Judith Fishlow Minter - Managing Director/Co-Head Loan Capital Markets at RBC

Casey Hochberg - Director of Strategy at BrandFire Agency

Katie Barrett - US General Counsel for Anheuser Busch

Atima Lui - Founder & CEO at NUDEST


Maria Eugenia Brizuela de Avila - Ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs for El Salvador

Nicole Hudson - Deputy Mayor for Racial Equity and Priority Initiatives in St. Louis

Courtney Berg - Executive Director at Girls on the Run St. Louis


Dr. Ghazala - Neurologist at St. Louis University Hospital

Laura Slabin - Director of Local Content & Community at Google

Fiona Turett - International Space Station Flight Controller at NASA


Sherrie Castellano - St. Louis-based food writer, blogger, and chef

Emily Moorhead - Art & Artist Advocate; Board of Directors President for Chicago Sculpture International

Lori Coulter - Founder, CEO, and President of SUMMERSALT

Meridith McKinley - Partner at Via Partnership