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.


Kara Swisher
Revere Digital

Opening Session

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

Session One

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

Session Two

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

Session Three

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

Session Four

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

Keynote Speaker

Marlo Thomas

Master Classes

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