2017 Speakers

Luvvie Ajayi
Best-Selling Author, Speaker, & Activist
Nancy Armstrong
Senior Producer, MAKERS
Tim Armstrong
Chief Executive Officer, AOL Inc.
Patricia Arquette
Actress & Activist
Erica Baker
Senior Engineer, Slack Technologies
Patrice Banks
Founder, Girls Auto Clinic
Taylor Barnes
Director, The United State of Women
Joanna Barsh
Director Emerita, McKinsey & Company
Ella Bell
Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
Sophia Bush
Actress, Activist, Entrepreneur & Global Education Access Advocate
Wendy Carrillo
Human Right Journalist, Entrepreneur, & Candidate for US Congress
Judaline Cassidy
Union Plumber, Local One NYC & Advisory Committee Member, Women's Building NYC
Tamika Catchings
Former WNBA Player & Co-Founder, Catch The Stars Foundation
Priscilla Chan
Co-Founder, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative & CEO, The Primary School
Gabby Douglas
U.S. Champion Gymnast
Kristina Duncan
Vice President, Global Marketing Communications, Barbie
Amy Elaine Wakeland
First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland
Cynthia Erivo
Multiple Award-Winning Actress
Lori Goler
Global Head of People, Facebook
Christy Haubegger
Agent, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
Sherrilyn Ifill
President & Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Kelly X. Jin
Director, Data-Driven Justice, Laura and John Arnold Foundation
Allie Kline
Chief Marketing Officer, AOL Inc.
Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro
Vice President & Creative Director, MAKERS
Eva Longoria
Actress, Producer, Philanthropist, & Businesswoman
Caylie & Maya Lopez
Splash Sisters
Zosia Mamet
Actress, Singer-Songwriter, & Columnist
Dyllan McGee
Founder & Executive Producer, MAKERS
Leland Melvin
Astronaut
Debra Messing
Award-Winning Actress & LGBT/HIV Activist
Ibtihaj Muhammad
U.S. Champion Fencer & Activist
Kathy Najimy
Award-Winning Actress & Activist
Brittany Packnett
VP, National Community Alliances, Teach For America
Anna Patterson
Vice President of Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Google
Maria Pepe
Trailblazer for Girls in Little League
Rosie Perez
Actor & Activist
Leanne Pittsford
CEO & Founder, Lesbians Who Tech, TechUP & include.io
Lydia Polgreen
Editor-In-Chief, The Huffington Post
Cecile Richards
President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Sarah Robb O'Hagan
Business Leader, Activist & Entrepreneur
Andrew Robertson
Chief Executive Officer, BBDO
Denice W. Ross
Public Interest Technology Fellow, New America
Sheryl Sandberg
Chief Operating Officer, Facebook
Vicki Shabo
Vice President, National Partnership for Women & Families
Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Founder, President, & CEO, The Representation Project
Lilly Singh
Entertainer
Megan Smith
The 3rd U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Entrepreneur, & Engineer
Jill Soloway
Award-Winning Director, Writer, & Artist
Octavia Spencer
Actress & Producer
Gloria Steinem
Feminist Writer, Activist, & Organizer
Ty Stiklorius
Founder & CEO, Friends At Work
Trish Stroman
Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
Angela Sun
Head of Strategy & Corporate Development, Bloomberg L.P.
Kara Swisher
Executive Editor, Recode
Salamishah Tillet
Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania & Co-Founder, A Long Walk Home, Inc.
Diane von Furstenberg
Fashion Designer & Philanthropist
Marni Walden
Executive Vice President & President of Product Innovation and New Businesses, Verizon
Russell Wilson
Quarterback, Seattle Seahawks
Bellamy Young
Acclaimed Actress & Singer
Shelley Zalis
CEO, The Female Quotient & Creator, The Girls’ Lounge

2017 Master Class Leaders

2016—2017 MAKERS@ Partners

MAKERS@ is an opportunity to partner with companies and organizations to celebrate and acknowledge their game-changing female employees and connect them to the larger MAKERS network. MAKERS@ is for the organization that believes its people are its strongest asset, that invests in innovative, groundbreaking female leaders, that knows that empowering women will empower the world, and that dares to lead and refuses to follow.

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2016 Speakers

Sana Amanat
Marvels' Director of Content Development and Ms. Marvel co-creator
Tim Armstrong
CEO, AOL Inc.
Joanna Barsh
Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company
Willow Bay
Professor and Director, USC Annenberg School of Journalism
Ayah Bdeir
CEO & Founder, littleBits
Jessica Bennett
Journalist and New York Times Columnist
Halle Berry
Academy Award-winning actress, and producer
Justine Cassell
Associate Dean for Technology Strategy and Impact, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon
Katie Couric
Award-winning journalist, best-selling author, and co-founder of Stand Up to Cancer
Kim Culmone
VP, Barbie Global Creative
Tiffany Dufu
Chief Leadership Officer, Levo League
Bridget Everett
Comedian and performer
America Ferrera
Award-winning actress, and producer
Anne Fulenwider
Editor-in-Chief, Marie Claire
Brian Goldsmith
Political Consultant, Yahoo News
Lori Goler
Head of People, Facebook
GloZell Green
YouTube Entrepreneur
Dina Habib Powell
Head of Goldman Sachs’ Impact Investing business and President, Goldman Sachs Foundation
Carla Harris
Vice Chairman, Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor, Morgan Stanley
Joanna Hoffman
Original team member, Macintosh, 1980
Kevin Huvane
Partner and Managing Director, Creative Artists Agency
Caitlyn Jenner
Executive Producer, I Am Cait
Allie Kline
CMO, AOL Inc.
Michelle Kydd Lee
Chief Innovation Officer, Creative Artists Agency
Annie Leibovitz
Legendary Photographer
Samantha Leibovitz
Vice President and Creative Director, AOL's MAKERS
Dyllan McGee
Founder and Executive Producer, AOL's MAKERS
Alicia Menendez
Anchor and special correspondent, Fusion
Bethany Mota
YouTube Entrepreneur
Jessica O. Matthews
Founder and CEO, Uncharted Play
Kimora Oliver
Student from STEM education not-for-profit, Black Girls Code
Saundra Pelletier
CEO, WomanCare Global & Evofem
Ai-Jen Poo
Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Rosie Rios
Treasurer, United States of America
Andrew Robertson
President and CEO, BBDO Worldwide
Olivia Ross
Student from STEM education not-for-profit, Black Girls Code
Sheryl Sandberg
COO, Facebook
Pattie Sellers
Executive Director of Fortune MPW Live Content, Time Inc.
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy
Founder & Chairman, Joyus
Megan Smith
Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, United States of America
Gloria Steinem
Feminist writer, activist, and organizer
Beth Stelling
Comedian
Kara Swisher
Executive Editor, Re/code
Tina Tchen
Assistant to the President and Executive Director, White House Council on Women and Girls
Marni Walden
Executive Vice President and President of Product Innovation and New Businesses, Verizon
Abby Wambach
American soccer player and two-time Olympic gold medalist
Regina Wilson
Firefighter, FDNY
Shelley Zalis
CEO & Founder, The Female Quotient and The Girls' Lounge
Terri Zandhuis
Chief People Officer, AOL Inc.

2016 Master Class Leaders

Ella Bell
Professor, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Lee Carter
Partner, Maslansky & partners
Michelle Duguid
Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis
Dale Elizabeth Meikle
Global Diversity and Inclusion Program Office Leader, PwC International Ltd.
Ellen Galinsky
President and Co-Founder, Families and Work Institute
Kristin Hetle
Director of the Strategic Partnerships Division, UN Women
Courtney Martin
Author, entrepreneur, and weekly columnist for On Being
Ken Matos
Senior Director of Research, Families and Work Institute
Pat Mitchell
Former President and CEO of PBS and of The Paley Center for Media, President/Founder of POW Strategies
Lori Nishiura Mackenzie
Executive Director, Stanford University's Clayman Institute
Crystal Rix
Director of Business Development, BBDO
Vicki Shabo
Vice President for Workplace Policy Initiatives, National Partnership for Women & Families
Caroline Simard
Sr. Research Director, Stanford University's Clayman Institute