Agenda

The conference will shine a light on issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men — ultimately creating a bold agenda that flips the script and creates lasting impact.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
 
10:00AM – 5:00PM
 
ARRIVALS & CHECK IN | PALOS VERDES PREFUNCTION
 
5:00PM
 
WELCOME RECEPTION (FEATURING WINEMAKER MARY MCAULEY OF RIPE LIFE WINES) | PALOS VERDES TERRACE
 
6:00PM
 
SESSION 1: BE BOLD | PALOS VERDES BALLROOM
 
Marni Walden Executive Vice President and President of Product Innovation and New Businesses, Verizon
Exclusive Premiere: Surprise MAKERS Message
Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro Vice President and Creative Director, MAKERS and Dyllan McGee Founder and Executive Producer, MAKERS
Octavia Spencer Actress and producer with Gloria Steinem Feminist writer, activist, and organizer Ella Bell Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
 
7:00PM
 
DINNER: MAKERS PUB | MARINELAND BALLROOM
 
Tim Armstrong Chief Executive Officer, AOL Inc.
Exclusive Premiere: MAKERS Podcast
Nancy Armstrong Senior Producer, MAKERS with Surprise Guest Exclusive Premiere: Kathy Najimy's MAKERS video
Special Performance: Real Life: Essays by Zosia Mamet Actress, singer-songwriter, and columnist, Debra Messing Award-winning actress and LGBT/HIV activist, and Rosie Perez Actor and activist Directed and curated by Kathy Najimy, Award-winning actress and activist
 
 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
 
6:30AM
 
MAKERS PILATES | FITNESS MOVEMENT STUDIO
MAKERS 2-MILE WALK/RUN | MEET OUTSIDE OF FITNESS CENTER
 
8:00AM - 7:00PM
 
REGISTRATION OPEN | PALOS VERDES PREFUNCTION
GIRLS AUTO CLINIC DEMOS WITH PATRICE BANKS | PALOS VERDES TERRACE
MORNING BREAK, LUNCH, AND AFTERNOON BREAK
 
8:00AM
 
BREAKFAST | PALOS VERDES TERRACE
 
8:30AM
 
SESSION 2: BEING INTENTIONAL | PALOS VERDES BALLROOM
 
Allie Kline Chief Marketing Officer, AOL Inc.
Joanna Barsh Director Emerita, McKinsey & Company
Megan Smith The 3rd U.S. Chief Technology Officer, entrepreneur, and engineer
Patrice Banks Founder, Girls Auto Clinic with Megan Smith
Exclusive Premiere: Eva Longoria’s MAKERS video
Eva Longoria Actress, producer, philanthropist, and businesswoman with Christy Haubegger Agent, Creative Artists Agency
Cecile Richards President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Lydia Polgreen Editor-In-Chief, The Huffington Post with Kara Swisher Executive Editor, Recode
 
10:00AM
 
MORNING BREAK | PALOS VERDES TERRACE
 
10:30AM
 
SESSION 3: A BOLD YOU | PALOS VERDES BALLROOM
 
Diane von Furstenberg Fashion designer and philanthropist
Spark Talk: Leanne Pittsford Chief Executive Officer and Founder, LesbiansWhoTech, TechUP and include.io
Sarah Robb O’Hagan Business leader, activist and entrepreneur
Lilly Singh Entertainer
Tamika Catchings Former WNBA Player and Co-Founder, Catch The Stars Foundation with
Tim Armstrong Chief Executive Officer, AOL Inc.; joined by Caylie and Maya Lopez The Splash Sisters
 
11:45AM
 
LUNCH | CATALINA BALLROOM & TERRACE
 
1:45PM
 
SESSION 4: A NEW WORKPLACE | PALOS VERDES BALLROOM
Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro
Sheryl Sandberg Chief Operating Officer, Facebook and Lori Goler Global Head of People, Facebook with Dyllan McGee
Exclusive Premiere: Judaline Cassidy's MAKERS video
Judaline Cassidy Union Plumber, Local One NYC
Exclusive Premiere: Family Leave PSA
Sophia Bush Actress, activist, entrepreneur and global education access advocate introduces via video
Vicki Shabo Vice President, National Partnership for Women & Families
MAKERS Panel: Bold Initiatives with Erica Baker Senior Engineer, Slack Technologies; Anna Patterson, Vice President of Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Google; Trish Stroman Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group; Angela Sun Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, Bloomberg; moderated by Shelley Zalis, Chief Executive Officer, The Female Quotient and Creator, The Girls' Lounge
Overview of MAKERS at Work Sessions moderated by Ella Bell
 
3:00PM
 
AFTERNOON BREAK | PALOS VERDES TERRACE
 
3:30PM
 
SESSION 5: CHANGING PERSPECTIVES | PALOS VERDES BALLROOM
 
Exclusive Premiere: Jill Soloway’s MAKERS video
Jill Soloway Award-winning director, writer and artist
Priscilla Chan Co-Founder, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Chief Executive Officer, The Primary School
Spark Talk: Denice Ross Public Interest Technology Fellow, New America and Kelly Jin Director,Data-Driven Justice
Salamishah Tillet Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania and Co-Founder, A Long Walk Home, Inc.
Gabby Douglas U.S. Champion Gymnast and Ibtihaj Muhammad U.S. Champion Fencer and activist with Luvvie Ajayi Best-selling author, speaker, and activist
Exclusive Premiere: Sherrilyn Ifill’s MAKERS video
Sherrilyn Ifill President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Special Tribute: Gwen Ifill’s MAKERS video
Special Performance: Cynthia Erivo Award-winning actress
 
5:00PM
 
PRE-DINNER BREAK
 
7:00PM
 
DINNER: PUTTING HER ON THE MAP | MARINELAND BALLROOM
Exclusive Announcement: Andrew Robertson Chief Executive Officer, BBDO
First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland
MAKERS 5TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Special Remarks: Patricia Arquette introduced by Gloria Steinem
 
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
 
8:00AM
 
BREAKFAST | PALOS VERDES TERRACE
 
8:30AM
 
SESSION 6: THE NEXT GENERATION | PALOS VERDES BALLROOM
 
Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro
Ty Stiklorius Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Friends At Work
Exclusive Premiere: John Legend’s MAKERS Men video
MAKERS Panel: MAKERS Men with Leland Melvin, Astronaut and Russell Wilson Quarterback, Seattle Seahawks; moderated by Ty Stiklorius
Jennifer Siebel Newsom Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Representation Project
Special Presentation: MAKERS Dads with Kristina Duncan Vice President, Global Marketing Communications, Barbie and Surprise Guest
MAKERS Panel: United State of Women with Brittany Packnett VP, National Community Alliances, Teach For America; Bellamy Young Actress, singer, and producer; moderated by Taylor Barnes Director, USOW
 
10:00AM
 
FIRST MAKERS AT WORK SESSION | COVE TERRACE
 
11:00AM
 
MORNING BREAK | COVE TERRACE
 
11:15AM
 
SECOND MAKERS AT WORK SESSION | COVE TERRACE
 
12:15PM
 
LUNCH TO GO (FROM COUSINS MAINE LOBSTER AND BABY’S BADASS BURGERS) | PALOS VERDES MEADOWS
 
 
MAKERS AT WORK SESSIONS
 
A BRAVE NEW WORLD DEMANDS A BRAND NEW BOARDROOM
Wenda Harris Millard Vice Chairman, Medialink
 
PERSONALIZING DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND BELONGING
Jana Rich Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Rich Talent Group
Luvvie Ajayi New York Times Best-Selling Author, Speaker and Activist
 
MANAGE YOUR INNER CRITIC: A POWER PRINCIPLE FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE LIVING
Lisa McCarthy Chief Executive Officer, Fast Forward Group
 
STARTING A MOVEMENT START WITH YOU
Crystal Rix Chief Strategy Officer, BBDO
Tiffany R. Warren Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Omnicom Group and Founder and President, ADCOLOR
 
POWER OF PARITY: BUSINESS CASE FOR GENDER EQUITY
Kweilin Ellingrud Partner, McKinsey
 
MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND
Catherine Fisher Career Expert, LinkedIn
Lisa Skeete Tatum Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Landit