The MAKERS Conference Terranea resort
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
February 10–12, 2014

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Speakers List

More than 50 women and men will be speaking at The MAKERS Conference. From diverse backgrounds and industries, these speakers will lead enriching conversations throughout the conference.

EMCEE

Kara Swisher | Revere Digital
Kara Swisher
Revere Digital

Opening Session

Roberta Kaplan | Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Roberta Kaplan
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Paula Kerger | PBS
Paula Kerger
PBS
Dyllan McGee | MAKERS
Dyllan McGee
MAKERS
Gloria Steinem |
Gloria Steinem
Maureen Sullivan | AOL
Maureen Sullivan
AOL

Session One

Tim Armstrong | AOL
Tim Armstrong
AOL
Joanna Barsh | McKinsey & Company
Joanna Barsh
McKinsey & Company
Christy Haubegger | Latina Magazine
Christy Haubegger
Latina Magazine
Gwen Ifill | Washington Week & PBS Newshour
Gwen Ifill
Washington Week & PBS Newshour
Bob Moritz | PricewaterhouseCoopers
Bob Moritz
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Sheryl Sandberg | Facebook
Sheryl Sandberg
Facebook

Session Two

Linda Alvarado | Alvarado Construction, Inc.
Linda Alvarado
Alvarado Construction, Inc.
Wendy Clark | The Coca-Cola Company
Wendy Clark
The Coca-Cola Company
Jerry Demings | Orange County Sheriff's Office
Jerry Demings
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Val Demings | Orlando Police Department
Val Demings
Orlando Police Department
Phil Donahue | TV Host and Author
Phil Donahue
TV Host and Author
Rory Kennedy | Moxie Firecracker Films
Rory Kennedy
Moxie Firecracker Films
Avra Siegel | White House Council on Women and Girls
Avra Siegel
White House Council on Women and Girls
Martha Stewart | Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Melanne Verveer | Georgetown University
Melanne Verveer
Georgetown University

Session Three

Geena Davis | Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
Geena Davis
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
Robin Ely | Harvard Business School
Robin Ely
Harvard Business School
Anne Fulenwider | Marie Claire
Anne Fulenwider
Marie Claire
Eric Garcetti | Mayor of Los Angeles
Eric Garcetti
Mayor of Los Angeles
Tara Hagan | Harvard Business School
Tara Hagan
Harvard Business School
Chelsea Handler | Chelsea Lately
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Lately
Patricia de Stacy Harrison | Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
Patricia de Stacy Harrison
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
Michael Poku | Harvard Business School
Michael Poku
Harvard Business School

Session Four

Cady Coleman | NASA
Cady Coleman
NASA
Maria Eitel | Nike Foundation
Maria Eitel
Nike Foundation
Gabrielle Giffords | Americans for Responsible Solutions
Gabrielle Giffords
Americans for Responsible Solutions
Brent Gordon |
Brent Gordon
Sam Gordon |
Sam Gordon
Mae Jemison | 100 Year Starship
Mae Jemison
100 Year Starship
Captain Mark Kelly | Americans for Responsible Solutions
Captain Mark Kelly
Americans for Responsible Solutions
Maria Klawe | Harvey Mudd College
Maria Klawe
Harvey Mudd College
Gwynne Shotwell | SpaceX
Gwynne Shotwell
SpaceX
Megan Smith | Google[x]
Megan Smith
Google[x]

Keynote Speaker

Marlo Thomas |
Marlo Thomas

Master Classes

Jennifer Allyn | PricewaterhouseCoopers
Jennifer Allyn
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Dr. Ella L.J. Edmonson Bell | Dartmouth College
Dr. Ella L.J. Edmonson Bell
Dartmouth College
Gina Bianchini | Mightybell
Gina Bianchini
Mightybell
Tiffany Dufu | Levo League
Tiffany Dufu
Levo League
Ashley Finch | LeanIn.Org
Ashley Finch
LeanIn.Org
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Santa Monica Wellness Center
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald
Santa Monica Wellness Center
Ellen Galinsky | Families & Work Institute
Ellen Galinsky
Families & Work Institute
Lea Goldman | Marie Claire
Lea Goldman
Marie Claire
Lori Mackenzie | The Clayman Institute
Lori Mackenzie
The Clayman Institute
Gale Moutrey | Steelcase, Turnstone & Details
Gale Moutrey
Steelcase, Turnstone & Details
Agapi Stassinopoulos |
Agapi Stassinopoulos
Catherine Steiner-Adair | Clinical Psychologist & Author
Catherine Steiner-Adair
Clinical Psychologist & Author
Rachel Thomas | LeanIn.Org
Rachel Thomas
LeanIn.Org
Melissa Thomas-Hunt | University of Virginia
Melissa Thomas-Hunt
University of Virginia
Anne Weisberg | Families & Work Institute
Anne Weisberg
Families & Work Institute