July 16th
New York, NY

At the annual Women Trailblazers event, executive decision makers gather to celebrate and learn from the influential women who are leading the charge of cultural change in the worlds of media, marketing, entertainment, technology and sports. 

Featured Speakers

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Registration & Lunch
Kantar Opening Remarks
Mandy Rico
Global Director, The Inclusion Index, Kantar
Creating Your Own Path
Jillian Mercado on being an Activist and making it as a model.
Jillian Mercado
IMG Model and Disabilities Advocate
Lisa Granatstein
Editor, SVP of Programming, Adweek
Women On Board
Despite all the focus on gender equality at all levels in an organization, women remain underrepresented in the board room across the globe. Hear from women who earned their seat at the table, how they landed the role and advice on how you can pull up a chair.
Sarah Hofstetter
Board Member, Campbell Soup Company
Linda Johnson Rice
Chairman, Johnson Publishing Company
Susan Vobejda
Chief Marketing Officer, The Trade Desk
Nadine Dietz
Chief Community Officer, Adweek
Playing With the Boys
Breaking boundaries, challenging standards, changing paradigms – that’s what these athletes have achieved as competitors in traditionally male-dominated sports. These trailblazers share their journeys, the obstacles they’ve had to overcome and their insights.
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Alexa Bliss
WWE Superstar, WWE
Mo'ne Davis
American Baseball Player
Hailie Deegan
Professional Stock Car Driver, NASCAR
Sara Jerde
Digital Media Reporter, Adweek
Band Of Sisters
Five friendships forged in the trenches of PepsiCo. Stories of persevering and thriving in the workplace and becoming strong inclusive leaders.
Dawn Hudson
Growth Champion & Public Speaker, former CMO NFL and CEO PepsiCo North America
Cie Nicholson
former PepsiCo CMO, former Equinox CMO, current board member, Selective Insurance, current CMO of startup Feed Each Other
Lori Marcus
former SVP, Marketing PepsiCo, former CMO/CBO at Peloton, Keurig and The Children’s Place, current Corporate Board Director multiple companies
Angelique Bellmer Krembs
former VP, Marketing PepsiCo, former CMO, News America, current Advisor to several venture-backed companies
Katie Lacey
former VP, Marketing PepsiCo, former CMO ESPN and former President & CEO, Crane Stationery
Coffee Break
Brands Being Bold
God-is Rivera, Global Director, Culture & Community at Twitter, sits down with Adweek’s Executive Editor, Stephanie Paterik, to discuss brands building trust in communities and representing issues with purpose.
God-is Rivera
Global Director of Culture and Community, Twitter
Stephanie Paterik
Executive Editor, Adweek
They’ve Got Game
Hear from the sports marketing pros on how they successfully engage with fans and brands.
Johanna Faries
Commissioner of the Call of Duty League, Activision Blizzard Esports
Jill Gregory
EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, NASCAR
Katie O'Reilly
Chief Marketing Officer, Philadelphia 76ers
Diana Pearl
Staff Writer, Adweek
Changing the Cultural Conversation, One Taboo at a Time
The more uncomfortable the subject the better for creative agency Fancy. From aging to cannabis to, yes, sex, turns out the bravest thing you can be is honest.
Katie Keating
Co-founder and Co-Chief Creative Officer, Fancy LLC
Erica Fite
Co-founder and Co-Chief Creative Officer, Fancy LLC
A Conversation With Erin Andrews
The Fox Sports NFL sideline reporter and co-host of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars on football, ballgowns and life off-camera.
Erin Andrews
Broadcaster, FOX Sports
Lisa Granatstein
Editor, SVP of Programming, Adweek
Cocktail Reception
Join us as we toast to this year's Women Trailblazers and Most Powerful Women in Sports honorees.


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