Keynote Speakers

Hillary Rodham Clinton Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New YorkFormer Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton served as the nation's 67th Secretary of State from 2009 until 2013, after nearly four decades in public service. Her "smart power" approach to foreign policy repositioned American diplomacy and development for the 21st century. more...


Denise MorrisonDenise Morrison

Consistently named by Forbes and Fortune as one the country's most powerful women in business, Denise Morrison became president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company in 2011. more...


Rana ForooharRana Foroohar

Award-winning journalist Rana Foroohar is assistant managing editor of TIME magazine, overseeing business and economic coverage across all platforms. more...


Rita MorenoRita Moreno

Legendary singer, dancer, and actress Rita Moreno is one of a just handful of performers — and the only Latina — to win the entertainment industry's four most prestigious awards. more...


Signature Speakers

Zainab SalbiZainab Salbi

A world renowned humanitarian activist and social entrepreneur, Zainab Salbi is the co-founder and former CEO of Women for Women International. more...


Mae Jemison, MDMae Jemison, MD

Former NASA astronaut Mae Jemison made history as the first African-American woman to travel in space. But as an engineer, scientist, medical doctor, and educator, her accomplishments hardly stop there. more...


Session Speakers

Neeti BhallaNeeti Bhalla

Neeti Bhalla is the Executive Vice President and Head of Investment Strategy & Risk Management at Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. She joined Liberty Mutual in September 2013. more...


Helen DrinanHelen Drinan

As president of Simmons College since 2008, Helen G. Drinan has guided the school to new levels of competitive strength financially, academically, and operationally. more...


Debbie DunnamDebbie Dunnam

Debbie Dunnam, Senior Vice President of Americas Services Sales at Cisco, leads a diverse organization with responsibility for all technical and professional services sales, channel partner sales, and field marketing in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. more...


Dr. Helen FisherDr. Helen Fisher

Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher is a pioneer in the neurochemistry of leadership and gender differences. A visiting research professor at Rutgers University, she has produced groundbreaking studies more...


Patricia FlorissiPatricia Florissi

As Vice President and Global Chief Technology Officer for EMC Sales, Patricia Florissi helps to define the company's mid- and long-term technology strategy and serves as liaison with EMC's customers and partners. more...


Juliet FuntJuliet Funt

Juliet Funt is the founder and owner of WhiteSpace© at Work, a training and consulting firm that helps organizations, their leaders, and employees flip the norms of business to reclaim their creativity, productivity, and engagement. more...


Kathy GarciaKathy Garcia

A recognized leader in the IT services industry, Katherine Garcia is Senior Vice President of Applications Services for HP Enterprise Services. Her organization supports clients across all industries and located in more than 170 countries. more...


Nicole Parent HaugheyNicole Parent Haughey

Nicole Parent Haughey is Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development at United Technologies Corporation. She brings to UTC two decades of Wall Street experience, most recently as managing partner at Vertical Research Partners, an independent equity research firm that she co-founded. more...


Betty NguyenBetty Nguyen

NBC News and MSNBC anchor Betty Nguyen has spent her career covering breaking news around the globe, reporting on some of the most important political, environmental, and cultural events of our time. more...


Helaine OlenHelaine Olen

Freelance journalist and former financial columnist Helaine Olen delights in debunking the idea that personal finance experts always have their clients' best interests in mind. more...


Clara ShihClara Shih

A technology innovator, Silicon Valley entrepreneur, and celebrated author, Clara Shih is co-founder and CEO of Hearsay Social, providing market-leading social media management software to Fortune 500 companies. more...


Susan VinnicombeSusan Vinnicombe

Susan Vinnicombe is the Deloitte Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership at the Simmons School of Management, and a faculty affiliate at the Center for Gender in Organizations more...


Renée WhiteRenée White

Renée White is dean of the Simmons College School of Arts and Sciences. A leading expert on issues of gender, race, and reproductive health, she is the author of Putting Risk in Perspective: Black Teenage Lives in the Era of AIDS and co-author of HIV/AIDS: Global Frontiers in Prevention/Intervention. more...