About

New York Summit 2024: September 17th-20th

New Venue. Same Magic.

OUR 2024
NEW YORK VISION

September 17 - 20, 2024 :: A 3-day experience and neighborhood takeover in New York with tech, business and media leaders from all over the country.

We build pathways for mid-senior women, women of color, and nonbinary leaders in technology, media, and business to have more economic power and access to jobs and leadership roles within all business, media, and technology areas.

  • 20 Mainstage Keynotes
  • 62 Breakout Sessions
  • 200 Speakers
  • 30 Sponsored Hosted events
  • 3 Tech Crawls & Career Fairs
  • 3,000 – 4,000 Full Summit Attendees
  • 1,000 – 2,000 Additional Concert Guests
  • 2,000 – 3,000 Career Fair Attendees

PAST Speakers

Kamala
Harris

Vice President
United States

Sissie
Hsiao

VP/GM, Google Assistant & Bard,
Google

Megan
Rapinoe

Entrepreneur, Activist, former
captain of USWNT

Kara
Swisher

Co-Executive Editor & Co-Founder,
Recode

Julie
Durham

Chief Digital Officer,
UnitedHealth

Hillary
Clinton

Former U.S. Secretary of State & U.S. Senator, NY

Roxane
Gay

Writer, Professor, Editor, & Social Commentator

Bozoma
Saint John

Entrepreneur, Author,
Award-Winning CMO

Susan
Wojcicki

Former CEO,
YouTube

Tara
Bunch

Global Head of Operations,
Airbnb

Alok
Vaid-Menon

Artist, Author,
Public Speaker

Glennon
Doyle

Founder & President, Together Rising, Author, Podcast Host, Activist

Sophia
Bush

Actress & Activist;
Partner, Union Heritage

Kelley
Robinson

President,
Human Rights Campaign

Ashlyn
Harris

Creative Consultant, Entrepreneur, & Retired Athlete

Heather Hopkins
Freeland

Chief Brand Officer,
Adobe

Sue
Bird

Former WNBA
Player

Megan
Rapinoe

Entrepreneur, Activist, Former Captain of USWNT

Kara
Swisher

Co-Executive Editor & Co-Founder, Recode

Adrienne
Hayes

Vice President of Marketing,
Google

Arlan
Hamilton

Founder, Managing Partner,
Backstage Capital

Deb
Cupp

President,
Microsoft

Ed
McLaughlin

President & CTO,
Mastercard

Ronke
Ekwensi

VP, Chief Data Officer,
T-Mobile

Andrea
Brimmer

Chief Marketing & PR Officer,
Ally

Erica
Taylor

VP, Chief Marketing Officer,
Genentech

Yao
Morin

Chief Technology Officer,
JLL

Lo Li
Carper

CTO, Managing VP, Retail Bank Consumer Engineering, Capital One

Alicia
Garza

Co-Creator Black Lives Matter, Principal, Black Futures Lab

Julia
White

Chief Marketing & Solutions Officer, SAP

Julie
Durham

Chief Technology Officer,
UnitedHealthCare

Susie
Scher

Partner,
Goldman Sachs

Kate
Stepp

Chief Technology Officer,
FactSet

Marissa
Solis

SVP Global Brand & Consumer Marketing, NFL

Katherine
Wetmur

CIO Cyber, Data, Risk & Resilience, Morgan Stanley

Kelley
Steven-Waiss

Chief Transformation Officer, ServiceNow

Edwina
Fitzmaurice

Chief Customer Success Officer, EY

Erika
Irish Brown

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer & Global Head of Talent, Citi

Linda
Boff

Global Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, GE

Joanna
Stern

Sr. Personal Technology Columnist, The Wall Street Journal

Christy
O'Gaughan

Chief Data Officer,
GE Healthcare

Edith
Perez

Professor Emeritus, Mayo Clinic, Bolt Biotherapeutics

Gretchen
Stewart

Chief Data Scientist Public Sector, Intel Corporation

China
Widener

US Consulting Tech Sector Leader, Deloitte

Amy
Errett

CEO & Founder,
Madison Reed

Shamina
Singh

President, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, Mastercard

Ya
Xu

VP Engineering, Head of Data & AI, LinkedIn

Gretchen
Saegh-Fleming

Head of Global Marketing,
Volvo Cars

Stephanie
Stare

Director of Technology,
AT&T

Jo
Shoesmith

VP, Global Chief Creative Officer, Amazon

Urvashi
Tyagi

Chief Technology Officer,
ResMed

Teo
Connor

VP of Design,
Airbnb

Matt
McDonald

Global Head of ConnectedTV & Streaming, Google

Sarah
Matt

VP, Oracle Health Product Strategy, Oracle Corporation

Melinda
Claybaugh

Privacy Policy Director,
Meta

Leah
Rubin-Cadrain

Head of Creative,
Snap Inc.

Tekedra N.
Mawakana

Co-CEO,
Waymo

Reshma
Saujani

CEO,
Moms First

Erin
King

CIO for Commercial Banking,
JP Morgan

Matt
Thomlinson

Chief Technology Officer,
Electronic Arts

Natalie
Glance

Chief Engineering Officer,
Duolingo

Pamela Drucker
Mann

Global Chief Revenue Officer &s; President, Condé Nast

Tammy
Hawkins

VP of Cybersecurity & Fraud Prevention, Intuit

Gloria
Goins

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Cisco

Jana
Rich

Founder & CEO,
Rich Talent Group

Charman
Hayes

Executive VP, People & Capability, Operations & Technology, Mastercard

Lorraine
Bardeen

Corporate VP & CTO, Industry Solutions, Microsoft

Jacqueline
Guichelaar

Customer Experience Officer, Asia Pacific, Japan & Greater China, Cisco
Squad Leadership Program
Squad Leadership Program

Join Our 2nd Annual Squad Leadership Program

This program brings together mid-senior women, women of color, and nonbinary leaders from every industry and sector. You will participate in curated networking, training, and tailored content at our 11th Annual New York Summit. The goal is to create connections and learn from other SQUAD leaders in a supportive, collaborative environment that not only levels up your leadership skills but gives you access to our entire network of peers and builds invaluable relationships.
To join SQUAD, we’re bringing together mid to senior-level leaders with the following experience:
View squad photos to understand our program, or watch our video.

Executive Membership

An Extensive Community of Executives Across Many Industries.

Join our extensive community for networking, executive-exclusive content, and discussion around how we can make a meaningful impact and lead to our best abilities. We are launching an annual membership soon. You can see some of our Annual Executive Members below.

  • Ashley Siegel, Morgan Stanley, Executive Director, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Beth Bachrach, ServiceNow, Director, Sales Role Excellence Enablement
  • Camira Powell, Edelman, Vice President
  • Ceah Justice, RTX, Head of Global Employee Engagement (RTX Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)
  • Charman Hayes, Mastercard, Executive Vice President, People and Capability, Technology
  • Christine Su, eBay, Head of Product, AI Recommendations
  • Debra Chrapaty, Toast, Chief Technology Officer
  • Elyssa Byck, NBC Universal, SVP, Enterprise Partnerships & Operations
  • Emily Kagan Trenchard, Northwell Health, SVP, Chief of Consumer Digital Solutions
  • Erin Figueroa, 1Password, Vice President, Strategic Operations and Chief of Staff to the CEO
  • Gail Frederick, Salesforce, SVP Engineering, Developer Experience
  • Hannah Yankelevich, McKinsey & Company, Partner
  • Jennifer Henderson, TD Bank, VP, Executive Technology Lead of the Core Platform
  • Jennifer Taylor, Cloudflare, Chief Product Officer
  • Jessica Matthews, Gartner, VP Global Product Management
  • Jessica Vesey, Deloitte, Principal
  • J. Bob Alotta, Mozilla, VP, Global Programs
  • Joni Fausett, Genentech / Roche, Vice President, Customer Engagement
  • Joyce Solano, Capital One, VP, Brand Tech and Digital Marketing
  • Katie Bianchi, Palo Alto Networks, Chief Customer Officer
  • Katrina Reid, Atlassian, Head of Program Management, Atlassian Economy
  • Kelley Kage, Liberty Mutual Insurance, CIO
  • Kelly Fanning, Bayer, General Manager / VP of Marketing, U.S. Pain, Cardio, and Dermatology
  • Kathleen Wrynn, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Executive Director, CTO Strategic Advisory Group
  • LaFawn Davis, Indeed, SVP, ESG
  • Lanaya Irvin, Coqual, CEO
  • Leilani Farol, Fidelity Investments, Head of the Office of the CISO
  • Lindsay Krakauer, Siemens Healthineers, Global Head of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Culture
  • Lindsey Scrase, Checkr, Chief Revenue Officer
  • Lisa Sullivan-Cross, Pinterest, VP, Global Head of Growth Marketing
  • Lorena Plaza, Independence Blue Cross, VP, Financial, Planning & Analysis
  • Lorraine Bardeen, Microsoft, Corporate Vice President and CTO, Industry Solutions
  • Lucilla Rastelli, GE HealthCare, CIO Global Services & Supply Chain
  • Maria Menendez, IBM Americas Technology Alliances, Director
  • Mariko Sola, Visa, Vice President, Finance, Global Strategic Sourcing
  • Megan Brown, Starbucks, Director, Global Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics and Data Science
  • Megan Prichard, Cruise, VP of Ridehail
  • Melissa Dudek, BCG, Partner & Director, Digital Transformation
  • Mia Mora, Google, Director, Tech and Learner Transformation
  • Mika Nishiya, Adyen, Head of Data, North America
  • Monica Landen, Factset, Chief Information Security Officer
  • Norman Jones, Danaher Corporation, Director, Global University Recruitment
  • Pam Drucker Mann, Condé Nast, Global Chief Revenue Officer & President, U.S. Revenue & APAC
  • Piper Crowell, Nike, Senior Director of Global Digital & Innovation Policy
  • Rachel Williams, The Motley Fool, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
  • Rian Finnegan, Snap Inc., Head of Employer Brand + Recruitment Marketing
  • Roz Francuz-Harris, Zillow, VP, Talent Acquisition
  • Ruchi Bhargava, Oracle, Vice President, Enterprise Architecture for Oracle Applications Labs
  • Shelly Zalis, The Female Quotient, Founder and CEO

Ticket Pricing

GENERAL

$899


VIP

$1499


VIRTUAL

free


Ticket prices do not cover our production costs. We keep them accessible to provide value to our community.

*We have a limited number of General and VIP tickets at these prices, grab them before they're gone and the cost increases.

Venue

Set at the base of the East River, with historic ships and the Brooklyn Bridge as its backdrop, The Rooftop at Pier 17 is an incredible waterfront oasis. The sweeping, unobstructed layout has made it the perfect home for creative, networking-oriented gatherings. The high pedestrian foot traffic makes The Seaport an ideal location for hosting marketing activations and promotional events.
New York Summit 2024: September 17-20

New Venue. Same Magic.

Neighborhood Takeover

Think SXSW Meets TED with concert energy.

HOTELS

Find a variety of hotels near The Rooftop at Pier 17, the venue for our New York Summit. These accommodations are conveniently located within walking or subway distance of the venue, ensuring easy event access. Please note that these are not officially recommended hotels but are nearby options to consider. We encourage you to book soon to secure your stay and take advantage of potential early booking discounts. Reserving a room closer to the venue will make your summit experience more enjoyable and convenient.

Tentative SUMMIT Schedule

Mon
9.16

Virtual

  • Keynote Sessions
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Speed Networking
  • Speed Recruiting

Tues
9.17

IRL

  • 8AM: Registration
  • All day: Outdoor Park
  • All day: Executive Lounge
  • 10AM: Mainstage Kick-Off
  • 12PM: Breakout Sessions
  • 3PM: Mainstage & Breakout Sessions
  • 5PM: Tech Crawl
  • 7PM: Executive Dinner or Concert

Wed
9.18

IRL

  • 8AM: Registration
  • All day: Outdoor Park
  • All day: Executive Lounge
  • 9AM: Mainstage Kick-Off
  • 12PM: Breakout Sessions
  • 3PM: Mainstage & Breakout Sessions
  • 5PM: Tech Crawl
  • 8PM: Concert or Executive Dinner

Thurs
9.19

IRL

  • 8AM: Registration
  • All Day: Outdoor Park
  • All Day:  Executive Lounge
  • 9AM: Breakout Sessions
  • 3PM: Mainstage & Breakout Sessions
  • 5PM: Tech Crawl
  • 7PM: After Party & Liberty’s Last Home Game

Fri
9.20

Bonus Content

  • Details Coming Soon!
Past Summit Agenda

We will announce the 2024 schedule closer to the event. Until then, explore last year’s Lesbians Who Tech & Allies’ Summit agenda for a sense of what five days of empowering sessions, networking opportunities, and transformative experiences look like.

2024 Partners

Presenting

Ernst Young

Diamond

airbnb logo
Roblox

Platinum

Cisco
DoubleVerify
Mastercard
Merck
Microsoft
Nike

Gold

Audible
Autodesk
Boeing
Chewy
Dell Technologies
Disney
DTCC
Expedia Group
Factset
gilead logo
Google
Google DeepMind logo
Intuit
Jane Street
Live Nation
Meta
Nextdoor
Pinterest

Silver

Bank of America
BNY MELLON
Capital One
Crowdstrike
Datadog
Dicks Sporting Goods
GE HealthCare
IBM
Indeed
Xero

Starter

Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce
DE Shaw & Co
Encore
Etsy
Hudson River Trading
Match Group logo
Pure Storage
T. Rowe Price logo
Tenable
Visa
Wayfair

Bronze

BRONZE

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