80 thought provoking and celebrated leaders are convening at S.H.E. with 1 goal - TO EMPOWER YOU

“For women to stand up for themselves, then it’s not a one way conversation. Men must participate.” – Nigel Barker

“It’s in everyone’s interest for women to be at the table.” – Ambassador Samantha Power

“I believe I am my greatest resource, but I am not afraid to ask for help.” – Marlo Thomas

Meet Our Speakers

Deepak Chopra

Internist/Endocrinologist, New York Times Bestselling Author & Founder, The Chopra Foundation

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23)

Geena Rocero

Model & Founder, Gender Proud

Jessica Herrin

Founder and CEO, Stella & Dot Family Brands

Sallie Krawcheck

Business Leader, Ellevate

Ali Brown

Entrepreneur Mentor, Ali International

Shiza Shahid

Co-founder Malala Fund

Dr. Jen Welter

First Female Coach in the NFL

Reshma Saujani

Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code

Noa Meyer

Managing Director and Global Head of 10,000 Women, Goldman Sachs

Nigel Barker

Fashion Photographer and Filmmaker

Patricia Velasquez

Model, Actress, Author

Claudia Chan

Women's Empowerment Leader & SHE Summit Founder

Harvey Karp, M.D., FAAP

President, The Happiest Baby, Inc.

Susan Lyne

President, Built By Girls Fund

Lesley Jane Seymour

Editor-in-Chief, MORE, Executive Director, Meredith Corporation Beauty Center of Excellence

Lisa Gersh


Joyce Chang

Editor-in-Chief, SELF

Aliza Licht

Founder & President LEAVE YOUR MARK LLC/ Author of LEAVE YOUR MARK

Julie Smolyansky

President & CEO, Lifeway Foods

Fran Hauser

Partner, Rothenberg Ventures

Rebecca Foon

Co-founder and Co-owner, Modo Yoga NYC

Michael Kimmel

Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University

Jimmy Lee

Executive Director, Restore NYC

Puja Rios

Chairwoman, CareerbuildHER

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Author, Ashley’s War and Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Theresa Laurico

Mediapreneur, Social Entrepreneur, Speaker & Founder, SociaLIGHT

Manisha Thakor

Director of Wealth Strategies for Women at Buckingham & The BAM Alliance

Danielle Duboise

Co-founder, Sakara Life

Elizabeth Plank

Senior Editor at Mic, Host of Flip The Script, & Correspondent for MSNBC Shift's Krystal Clear

Asha Curran

Director, Center for Innovation & Social Impact, 92nd Street Y

Samantha Skey

Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Revenue Officer, SheKnows Media

Alisa Vitti

Founder & CEO, FLOLiving.com

Susan McPherson

Founder & CEO, McPherson Strategies

Jennifer Wright-Laracy

Co-founder, GreenBox

Stephanie Kaplan Lewis

Co-founder & CEO, Her Campus Media

Caryl Stern

President & CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF

Kathryn Minshew

Founder and CEO, TheMuse.com

Margaret O. White

Marketing & Global Partnerships Director, SHE GLOBL MEDIA INC.

Tonya Lewis Lee

author, award-winning producer and Chief Creator of ToniK Productions

Meighan Stone

President, Malala Fund

Tiffany Dufu

Chief Leadership Officer, Levo

Erin Vilardi

Founder and Director, VoteRunLead

Agapi Stassinopoulos

Author, Unbinding the Heart

Carol Casazza Herman

Global Sustainability Strategies Leader

Dr. Vanessa Neumann

President & CEO, Asymmetrica

Katie Ford


Terri McCullough

Director, No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project

Rebecca Parekh

Founder and CEO, White Radish, LLC

Shelley Simmons

Vice President, Aveda Global Communications

Dayle Haddon

CEO & Founder, WomenOne / Author

Kristin Miglore

Executive Director, Food52.com

Taina Bien-Aimé

Executive Director of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)

Pamela Grossman

Visual Trends Director, Getty Images

Linda Descano

President, New York Women in Communications Foundation

Rachel Sklar

Co-founder, TheLi.st

Anu Duggal

Founder, Female Founders Fund

Tara Mohr

Author of Playing Big & Founder of Playing Big women’s leadership program

Gloria Feldt

Co-founder & President, Take The Lead

Samantha Ettus

Work Life Balance Expert & Best Selling Author

Carla Goldstein

Co-founder, Omega Women's Leadership Center

Dyllan McGee

Founder and Executive Producer of the Emmy-nominated series MAKERS

Glennda Testone

Executive Director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center, NYC

Latham Thomas, HHC, AADP

Founder, Mama Glow

Ingrid Vanderveldt

Founder and Chairman, Empowering a Billion Women by 2020

Philippe von Borries

Co-Founder, Refinery29

Tonya Surman

CEO, Centre for Social Innovation

Melissa Hillebrenner

Director of Girl Up, United Nations Foundation

Holly Gordon

Co-Founder and CEO, Girl Rising

Rha Goddess

Entrepreneurial Soul Coach, Founder and CEO of Move The Crowd

Kelly Lovell

Youth Expert, Speaker and CEO, Lovell Corporation

Nancy A. Aossey

President & CEO, International Medical Corps

Marianne Schnall

Author & Founder, Feminist.com

Sharon Lechter

Author of Think and Grow Rich for Women, Co-author of Outwitting the Devil, Three Feet From Gold and Rich Dad Poor Dad, National CPAs Financial Literacy Commission Financial Literacy Champion, Founder and CEO of Pay Your Family First

Tania Katan

Author and Curator of Code, Axosoft

Dee Poku

CEO & Co-Founder, WIE Network

Ann Shoket

Editor-in-Chief & Millennial Thought Leader

Joanna Weidenmiller

CEO & Co-Founder, 1-Page

Kathy Caprino, M.A.

Int'l Career Success Coach, Forbes contributor & Founder of The Amazing Career Project

Marlene Gordon

Vice President, General Counsel for Bacardi North America Corporation

Aimee Raupp

Author, Yes You Can Get Pregnant