Carol Lavin Bernick

CEO, Polished Nickel Capital Management
Member, BDT Capital Partners Fund Advisory Committee
Member, Executive Committee of the Chicago Community Trust
Author, Gather As You Go
Board member: Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
Cindy Bigelow Portrait

Cindi Bigelow ’86

President and CEO, Bigelow Tea

Suzanne Blaug ’83

Senior Vice President Global Marketing and Commerical Development, Amgen

Sally E. Blount ’92

Dean, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Board member: Abbott Laboratories, Ulta Beauty Inc. and The Joyce Foundation

Roslyn M. Brock ’99

Chairman Emeritus, National Board of Directors, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Vice President, Advocacy & Government Relations, Bon Secours Health System Inc.

Melissa Cavanaugh

Head of Research and Content Strategy, Bersin by Deloitte
Anne Clarke Wolff Portrait

Anne Clarke Wolff ’89

Managing Director and Head of Global Corporate Banking and Global Leasing, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Keech Combe Shetty ’06

Co-CEO, Combe Incorporated
Board of Directors, Combe Inc.
Board member: Personal Care Products Council and the Consumers Healthcare Products Association
Edith Cooper Portrait

Edith W. Cooper ’86

Retired Partner and Global Head of Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs
Board member: Etsy and Slack Technologies Inc.
Kellogg Global Women’s Summit Steering Committee Co-Chair

Mary B. Cranston

Retired Senior Partner and Chair Emeritus, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Board member: Aretec, Boardspan, Chemours, CSAA Insurance Group, MyoKardia and Visa
Deborah Dehaas Portrait

Deborah DeHaas

Vice Chairman and National Managing Partner, Center for Board Effectiveness, Deloitte

Sutian Dong

Partner, Female Founders Fund
Ann Drake Portrait

Ann M. Drake ’84

Chairman and CEO, DSC Logistics Inc.
Founder, AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management and Education)

Lisa E. Earnhardt ’96

President and CEO, Intersect ENT
Board member: Intersect ENT and Nevro

Janice C. Eberly

James R. and Helen D. Russell Professor of Finance
Faculty Director, Kellogg Public-Private Initiative
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Kathleen G. Elsesser ’93

Global Chair of the Consumer and Retail and Healthcare Groups, Goldman Sachs

Carol Evans

CEO, Carol Evans Enterprises Inc.
Founder, President Emeritus, Working Mother Media, Diversity Best Practices, National Association for Female Executives
Co-Founder, Executive Women for Hillary/Her

Jan Fields

Former President, McDonald’s USA
Board member: Monsanto, Chico’s FAS, Welbilt Corp, Ronald McDonald House Charities

Kara Goldin

Founder and CEO, Hint Inc.

Bertha González Nieves NU ’97

Co-Founder and CEO, Tequila Casa Dragones
Ilene Gordon Portrait

Ilene S. Gordon

Executive Chairman, Ingredion Incorporated
Board member: Lockheed Martin and International Paper (Presiding Director)

Gloria Guevara ’09

President and CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council
Former Secretary of Tourism for Mexico

Julie Hennessy ’82

Clinical Professor of Marketing
Associate Chair of the Marketing Department
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Julie Holden ’19

Full-Time MBA Candidate, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Former Team Leader and Marketing Manager, Squarespace

Betsy D. Holden ’82

Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company Inc.
Board member: Dentsply Sirona, DiageoPLC, Western Union, Lyons-Magnus

Michele J. Hooper

CEO, The Directors’ Council
Board member: PPG Industries, UnitedHealth Group, United Continental Holdings and the Smithsonian National Board

Wendy Hufford

Chief Legal Operating Officer and VP, US Litigation, Risk Management & Human Resources, Boehringer Ingelheim
Barbara Hulit Portrait

Barbara B. Hulit ’91

Senior Vice President, Fortive Corporation
Board member: Intersect ENT and Nevro

Camiel Irving ’14

Brand Manager, P&G Ventures

Whitney Johnson

Critically Acclaimed Author, Exec and Performance Coach, Innovation Thinker
Author, Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work and Build an A-Team: Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Leaning Curve

Megan Kashner ’03

Assistant Clinical Professor, Kellogg Public-Private Interface and Director of Social Impact
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Maryam Kouchaki

Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Margery Kraus

Founder and Executive Chairman, APCO Worldwide

Maggie Kullman ’19

Full-Time MBA Candidate
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Former Marketing Specialist, GE

Ellen J. Kullman ’83

Co-Chair, Paradigm for Parity
Retired CEO, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Board member: United Technologies Corporation, Dell Technologies, Amgen, Goldman Sachs and Carbon3D
Kellogg Global Women’s Summit Steering Committee Co-Chair

Sonali Lamba ’12

Co-Founder, Brideside

Sherry Lansing NU ’66

Founder and CEO, The Sherry Lansing Foundation
Former Chairman and CEO, Paramount Pictures
Subject of the book, Leading Lady: Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker

Connie L. Lindsey

Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion, Northern Trust, Chicago
Former National Board President, Girl Scouts of the USA

Joann S. Lublin NU ’70

Former Management News Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Author, Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World

Trish Lukasik

CEO and Board Member, Luxury Garage Sale
Board member: Sargento Foods Company, NatureBox, Aspire and WTTW

Michal Maimaran

Clinical Associate Professor of Marketing and Research Associate Professor of Marketing
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Audrey C. Manacek NU ’97

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Dorri McWhorter ’09

CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Former Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP

Victoria H. Medvec

Adeline Barry Davee Professor of Management and Organizations
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Kellogg Center for Executive Women
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Kellogg Global Women’s Summit Steering Committee Co-Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee Chair and Planning Committee Co-Chair

Dr. Marla A. Mendelson NU ’88

Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics,
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Founder and Director, the Center for Women’s Cardiovascular Health of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, the Northwestern Heart Disease and Pregnancy Program, the Northwestern Adult Congenital Heart Program and the Marfan Center

Gail R. Meneley

Co-Founder and Principal, Shields Meneley Partners

Patricia A. Milligan ’80

Senior Partner and Global Leader of When Women Thrive and Multinational Client Group, Mercer

Mary Naylor

Executive Chairman, Aspire Lifestyles Americas

Karin D. O’Connor ’89

Clinical Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Sarah Personette NU ’01

COO, Refinery29
Former Vice President, Global Business Marketing at Facebook
Board member: Build-a-Bear Workshop
Jane DiRenzo Pigott Portrait

Jane DiRenzo Pigott

Managing Director, R3 Group LLC
Board member: Van Eck Funds

Nancy Qian

Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Patricia Riskind ’97

CEO, Blue Horse Ventures
Board member: NarrativeDx, Patient Wisdom, The Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME),

Linnea Conrad Roberts

Founder and CEO, GingerBread Capital
Trustee, Roberts Foundation
Former Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Sheila Robinson

Publisher and CEO, Inclusion and Diversity Woman Magazines
Author, Your Tool Kit for Success: The Professional Woman’s Guide for Advancing to the C-Suite
Founder, Diversity Woman Media
Sheli Rosenberg Portrait

Sheli Z. Rosenberg NU ’66

Principal, Roselin Investments
Board member: Spirit Realty Capital Inc., Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc.

Michelle Stohlmeyer Russell

Senior Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Diana Sands Portrait

Diana L. Sands ’96

Senior Vice President, Office of Internal Governance and Administration, The Boeing Company
Member of the Executive Council, The Boeing Company
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Paola Sapienza

Donald C. Clark/HSBC Chair in Consumer Finance
Professor of Finance
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Elizabeth P. Schuster ’10

President, Regina High School
Founder, Samadhi
Former executive at Vanguard

Hannah Selonick ’18

Full-Time MBA Candidate
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Tarra E. Sharp ’13

Former Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company

Meghan J. Shehorn

Partner, Chicago, Bain & Company Leadership Council Member, Civic Consulting Alliance
2017 Working Mother of the Year by Working Mother magazine

Rebecca Ann Sholiton ’16

Co-Founder and CEO, Wise Apple

Pernille Spiers-Lopez

Co-Founder, Good Life Designed
Former President, IKEA North America
Board member: Meijer Corporation, ECCO USA, Homeboy Industries and Save the Children US

Nicole Stephens

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations 
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Associate Professor of Psychology 
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (Courtesy), Northwestern University

Dr. Lauren Streicher

Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Medical Director, Northwestern Medicine Center for Sexual Health and Menopause
Author, Sex Rx: Hormones, Health, and Your Best Sex Ever

Ellen Taaffe ’97

Clinical Assistant Professor of Leadership, Director of Women’s Leadership Programs
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Former executive, PepsiCo and Whirlpool
Board member: John B. Sanfilippo & Son Inc., Hooker Furniture Corporation

Leigh Thompson NU ’82

J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations
Professor of Management & Organizations
Director of Kellogg Team and Group Research Center
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Professor of Psychology
Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences (Courtesy), Northwestern University

Andrea Turner Moffitt

Co-Founder, Plum Alley Investments
Author, Harnessing the Power of the Purse: Winning Women Investors
Sona Wong Portrait

Sona Wang ’86

Founder and Managing Director, Ceres Venture Fund
Co-Founder, Chicago Blues Experience

Carin L. Watson ’04

EVP, Learning and Innovation, Singularity University
Former Innovation Leader, Citi and Visa

Renee Weisman

Founder and Owner, Winning at Work
Author, Winning in a Man’s World: Advice for Women Who Want to Succeed and the Men Who Work With Them

Liz G. Williams ’04

President, Taco Bell International
Board member: Orange County CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocate

Wendy Woods ’96

Senior Partner and Managing Director, Global Leader, Social Impact Practice, The Boston Consulting Group
Board of Trustees, Centre for Public Impact

Perry Yeatman

Founder and CEO, Your Career, Your Terms
CEO, Perry Yeatman Global Partners LLC
Kellogg Global Women’s Summit Planning Committee Co-Chair

Donna F. Zarcone

President and CEO, The Economic Club of Chicago
Former President and COO, Harley-Davidson, Financial Services
Board member: Cigna Corporation, CDW and The Duchossois Group

Betsy Ziegler

CEO, 1871
Former Chief Innovation Officer and Clinical Assistant Professor of Management
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University