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Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin

Actress and Humanitarian



Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad

Author, Journalist and Long-Distance Swimmer



Nina Tassler

Nina Tassler

Former Chair, CBS Entertainment



Diane von Furstenberg

Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion Icon, Women's Rights Advocate and Philanthropist



Signature Speakers

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe

Director, Saint Monica Girls’ Tailoring Center in Gulu, Uganda



Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani

Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code



Session Speakers

Susan Cain

Susan Cain

Co-Founder, Quiet Revolution



Karen Houg

Karen Hough

Founder and CEO, ImprovEdge



Josh Levs

Josh Levs

Award-Winning Broadcaster and Journalist



Roshini Rajkumar

Roshini Rajkumar

CEO, Roshini Performance Group



Jade Simmons

Jade Simmons

Classical Pianist and Entrepreneur



Moderators

Stacy Blake-Beard

Stacy Blake-Beard

Professor, Simmons School of Management



Raquel Eatmon

Raquel Eatmon

CEO, Rising Media LLC



Nora Poggi

Nora Poggi

Journalist and Filmmaker



Master of Ceremonies

Joyce Kulhawik

Joyce Kulhawik

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist