Digital & Social Media

Lauren Zoltick, Senior Manager of Social & Digital at Marriott International

Kelly Stegman, Senior Social Media Manager at The Brand Guild

Elise Crawford, Founder & CEO at Ringlet DC

Tori Baskind, Email Marketing Coordinator at Newseum

Moderator: Kristen Ferrer, Director of Digital Marketing at mdg (Marketing Design Group)

International Business

Barbara Span, VP of Global Public Affairs at Western Union

Zoë Jenkins, Business Development and Project Manager at Chemonics International

Wade Channell, Senior Economic Growth Advisor for Gender at USAID

Belisa de las Casas, Counselor to the Executive Director of Peru at Inter-American Development Bank

Sanola Daley, Global Women's Empowerment Lead- Manufacturing. Agribusiness and Services at International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Moderator: Liesl Riddle, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs at The George Washington University- School of Business

Finance & Real Estate

Leslie Furst, COO at Blackfin Real Estate Investors LLC

Katie Considine, Vice President- Equity Solutions at MUFG Securities

Cindy Waldron, Director of Affordable Lending Research and Analytics at Freddie Mac

Yalda Ghamarian, Vice President of Multifamily Investment Sales at CBRE

Jennifer Niedzwiecki, Vice President at Capital One

Moderator: Jennifer Maher, CEO at 1776


Jamie Yaniga, Engineer at Turner Construction

Katya Vert-Wong, Global Head- Project and Orders Management at BioReliance

Annamaria Konya Tannon, CEO at Equita Accelerator

Moderator: Stephanie Stilson, Flow Director for Discovery at NASA

Marketing & Advertising

Tyler Calder, Editorial Lead at Girls’ Night In

Kate Glantz, Head of Mid-Atlantic Marketing at Lyft

Vanessa Rodriguez, Director of Market at The Howard Hughes Corporation

Gabbi Baker, Account Director at Ogilvy

Moderator: Vanessa Perry, Associate Dean for Faculty at The George Washington University- School of Business

Food & Event Management

Elizabeth Rasmussen, Special Events Manager at Washington International Horse Show

Nancy Baxter, Director of Operations at Beefsteak

Lucy Pear, Private Events Manager of Old Ebbitt Firll and The Hamilton at Clyde’s Restaurant Group

Alexandra Giacalone, Independent Meetings & Event Producer

Moderator: Aysia Woods, Founder and Events Consultant at Events by AW


Brittanie Pierce, Senior Consultant at Deloitte

Jennifer Stone, President and Founder at Partner Forces LLC

Marissa Wiener, Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton

Janeen Latini, President of Latini Leadership

Moderator: Diana Brown, CEO of The Artem Leadership Institute

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Lekisha Middleton, Founder and Chief Success Officer of The Good Success Network

Lynda Peralta, Founder of The Pocket Pallete

Josh D’Angelo, Co-Founder of MovementX

Shayla Cornick, Founder and Owner of CYCLED!

LaJuanna Russell, Founder, President & CEO of Business Management Associates

Government & Public Policy

Linda Lourie, Associate General Counsel (Acquisition & Logistics) at United States Department of Defense

Sally D’Amato, Principal at Deloitte Consulting

Chelsea Johnson, Deputy Executive Director & Special Counsel a the DC Housing Authority

Lia Albini, Digital Director at United States Senate

Moderator: Karen Thornton, Director of the Government Procurement Law Program at GW Law

Fashion & Beauty

Sophia Newbold, Creative Director and Designer at Tuckernuck

Emily Bennett, Global Marketing Director at L’Oreal

Deb Waterman Johns, CEO of SCOUT Bags

Kim Jackson, Creative Director of Merchandising at J.Jill

Moderator: Sydney Sadick, On-Air Style and Entertainment Correspondent at FOX, NBC, and ABC

Sports Management

Nicole Blum, Senior Manager of Partnership Marketing at Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Krista Olson, Director of Marketing at Washington Wizards

Margaret Gerety, Executive Director at Squash on Fire

Moderator: Lisa Delpy Neirotti, Sport Management Professor and Director of Sport Management Degree Programs at The George Washington University- School of Business


Jean Gilbert, Partner at Raffa-Marcum

Corinne Dougherty, Audit Managing Director at KPMG

Elizabeth Gibbs, Senior Associate in Forensic & Integrity Services at EY

Scott Lancaster, Teaching Instructor of Accountancy at The George Washington University

Moderator: Sharon Onuma, Tax Manager at EY