2023 AGENDA
Join us for insights, conversation, and connection with leading voices and
personalities across the women + sports space.
Thursday, May 4
Morning Workout Presented by Gatorade
For in-person attendees only
Registration Opens
Summit NYC Welcome and Opening with Sarah Spain
Performance by freestyle+, featuring members from the Tony award-winning hip-hop improv group Freestyle Love Supreme.
The Growth and Momentum of Women's Sports Media
A conversation about the challenges and opportunities for media companies dedicated to women's sports coverage, featuring leading voices and brands in the space.

Introduction by Laura Gentile / EVP Marketing, ESPN 
Featuring Jessica Robertson / Co-founder and Chief Content Officer, TOGETHXR, Ari Chambers / Founder, HighlightHER and Kaitee Daley / Vice President of Social Media, ESPN with Julie Foudy 
Women at the Helm
A centerpiece Summit conversation with leading NBA executive Cynt Marshall on the path to her history-making role leading the Dallas Mavericks with LaChina Robinson
espnW Keynote Conversation
One-on-one conversation with Lauren Fleshman about her journey as an elite runner and her NY Times best-selling book “Good for a Girl”.

Featuring Lauren Fleshman / Author, Former Professional Athlete, and Coach with Sarah Spain
Lunch
Looking Ahead: The Business of espnW
Featuring Susie Piotrkowski / Vice President espnW, ESPN with Sarah Spain
Live Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy and Lynn Olszowy
A live taping of the hit podcast; a thoughtful, candid conversation with Astronaut Nicole Mann about the joy and chaos of life after returning from 154 days in orbit. With plenty of laughter mixed in.

Introduction with Andrea Brimmer / Chief Marketing and PR Officer, Ally
Featuring NASA Astronaut Nicole Mann
W. Power Talk
Single-topic talks by industry leaders and experts in their fields, hosted by Monica McNutt.

- Katlyn Gao / Co-Founder and CEO, League One Volleyball
Hoops Family: The Iveys
Mother-son duo Niele and Jaden Ivey discuss their unique bond as they pursue their basketball dreams alongside each other.

Featuring Niele Ivey / Notre Dame Women's Basketball Head Coach and Jaden Ivey / NBA Player, Detroit Pistons with Monica McNutt
Refresh and Movement Break Presented by Gatorade
Activities for in-person attendees only
Navigating the NIL Era of College Sports
Industry leaders share their unique perspectives and insights around the ever-changing Name, Image, and Likeness landscape for female college athletes.

Featuring Jade-Li English / Head of Women's Basketball Division, KLUTCH SPORTS GROUP, Taylor Jacobs / Associate Athletic Director of NIL and Strategic Initiatives, LSU and Dan Murphy / Staff Writer, ESPN with Sarah Spain 
The New, New York Liberty
The newest stars of the Liberty discuss their upcoming season and the new era of WNBA superteams. 

Featuring Breanna Stewart / Professional Basketball Player, 2x WNBA Champion, 4x All-Star, 2018 MVP and Jonquel Jones / Professional Basketball Player, 4x WNBA All-Star, 2021 MVP with LaChina Robinson
Women of ESPN
Lively and frank conversation taking you behind the scenes and into the lives of the incredible women who make up ESPN.

Featuring Blake Bolden, Cristina Alexander, and Kelsey Riggs with Molly Qerim 
Closing Remarks
Sarah Spain, Laura Gentile and Rachel Epstein 
Cocktail Reception