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Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

Actor, Award-winning Producer, and Equal Rights Activist



Julia Gillard

Julia Gillard

Former Prime Minister of Australia



Susan O'Malley

Susan O'Malley

Faculty, USC Sports and Entertainment Management Department



Signature Session Speakers

Katherine Switzer

Katherine Switzer

Athlete, Advocate, and Commentator



Maria Toorpakai Wazir

Maria Toorpakai Wazir

Professional Squash Player



Session Speakers

Kate Biberdorf, PhD

Kate Biberdorf, PhD

"Kate the Chemist"

Award-Winning Instructor of General Chemistry, The University of Texas at Austin



Erica Dhawan

Erica Dhawan

Business Strategist and Innovation Expert



Susan David, PhD

Susan David, PhD

Harvard Medical School Psychologist



Pamela Meyer

Pamela Meyer

Expert on Trust and Deception



Carmen Rita Wong

Carmen Rita Wong

Journalist, Writer, and Commentator



Moderators

Headshot photo of Stacy Blake-Beard

Stacy Blake-Beard

Professor, Simmons School of Business



Master of Ceremonies

Headshot photo of Joyce Kulhawik

Joyce Kulhawik

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist