Women's Leadership Summit 2016

The 2016 OWN IT WashU Women's Leadership Summit will feature four panels: STEM, Business, Create, and Impact. The panelists are leaders across a wide variety of fields, ready to share their stories of unique successes and challenges. The day will also include interactive breakout sessions, a round-table lunch included in the price of registration, office hours with speakers, opportunities to connect and network with peers and professionals in numerous fields, and more!

 

Registration is now closed for this year's summit.


2016 SPEAKERS

Visit the individual panel pages for more detailed biographies of each panelist.

STEM PANEL

LEAH HONEY

ISS Flight Controller,
Leidos

CHIARA MINGARELLI

Gravitational-Wave Astrophysicist,
Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy

CRYSTAL MARTIN

CoderGirl Program Director,
LaunchCode

MIHO TANAKA

Director of the Women’s Sports Medicine Program, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

 

Impact Panel

ANTIOnette carroll

President and CEO,
Creative Reaction Lab

SAMRA BROUK

Business Development Director,
DoSomething.org

SUSAN ASIYANBI

COO, Teach for America

 

Create Panel

Liz Giardina

Vice President of Design,
Derek Lam 10 Crosby

Reshma Chamberlin

CEO & Partner, We are January

Bonnie Roy

Partner, SWT Design

DANA SCHWARTZ

Arts & Entertainment Writer,
The Observer

 

Business Panel

Lea Koussoulis

Vice President, Digital & Communications, 
Redken, Pureology, and Mizani Brands at L’Oreal

Ciléia Miranda-Yuen

President, Genway International
Founder, Beles Artes

Therese FauerBach

CEO & Co-Founder,
The Northridge Group

Jessica Coleman

Vice President, Investment Management Division,
Goldman, Sachs & Co.


SUMMIT SCHEDULE

Registration and Breakfast

Opening Remarks

Business Panel

Create Panel

Breakout Sessions

  • Gender: How did we get here & Where do we go?

  • Redefining Success and the Obsession with Perfection

  • Criminalization and Women

  • Career Development

  • Women's Literature

Explore the Empowerment Exchange

Round Table Luncheon

Explore the Empowerment Exchange

Workshops

  • Personal Branding

  • Self Love to Prevent Burnout

  • How to Build a Community

  • Negotiate Your Salary

Impact Panel

STEM Panel

Closing Remarks

8:15 AM

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

10:00 AM

10:50 AM

 

 

 

 

 

11:30 AM

11:55 AM

12:55 AM

1:10 PM

 

 

 

 

2:00 PM

2:45 PM

3:30 PM

 

 

Click here to preview the 2016 summit program and learn more about the day's events:


2016 Sponsors