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Forbes Announces 2021 Power Women’s Summit, Recognizing Trailblazing Leaders Who Are Reshaping The World

By News Creatives Authors , in Leadership , at November 18, 2021

Speakers Include Indra Nooyi, Sara Blakely, Dr. Jane Goodall, Rosalind Brewer, Naomi Campbell, Allyson Felix, Cynthia Nixon And More

NEW YORK – November 18, 2021 – Forbes today announced its 2021 Forbes Power Women’s Summit, taking place virtually on Thursday, December 9th. The gathering will explore how today’s most dynamic changemakers are leading a new way forward as we chart a course toward a post-pandemic world. 

  • The 2021 Summit convenes a community of solvers and visionary voices who are addressing today’s most pressing issues through the lens of opportunity, while breaking barriers to accelerate progress within their respective arenas. 
  • “In building back post pandemic, the Summit examines how we can take advantage of this unprecedented moment to reinvent industries, upend old rules, and create a more equitable future for the next generation of leaders. Conversations offer a playbook to activate solutions and harness our collective power to move us all forward.”
  • Through lively panels, one-on-one interviews and interactive experiences, the half-day event will unlock new thinking and expand perspectives, while also fostering a dynamic community for women of influence.

This year’s lineup of speakers will include:

  • Sara Blakely, Founder and Executive Chairwoman, Spanx
  • Rosalind Brewer, CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • Naomi Campbell, Supermodel & Activist
  • Sinead Colton Grant, Global Head of Investor Solutions, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
  • Yin Chang, Cofounder, Heart of Dinner
  • Morgan DeBaun, Founder & CEO, Blavity Inc.
  • Allyson Felix, Five-time Olympian, 11-time Olympic medalist, Founder & President, Saysh
  • Beth Ford, CEO, Land O’Lakes
  • Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder, Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger Of Peace
  • Jalaiah Harmon, “Renegade” Creator and TikTok Star
  • Jennifer Hyman, Cofounder CEO, & Chair of the Board, Rent The Runway
  • Aurora James, Founder and Creative Director, Fifteen Percent Pledge and Brother Vellies.
  • Ashley Longshore, Artist
  • Cynt Marshall, CEO, Dallas Mavericks
  • Alex Morgan, Captain, U.S. Women’s Soccer Team
  • Cynthia Nixon, Actor, Director, & Activist
  • Indra Nooyi, Former Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo
  • Melissa Rauch, Oscar’s Kids US Cofounder, Actress, Writer & Producer
  • Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO, New America
  • Moonlynn Tsai, Cofounder, Heart of Dinner
  • Christy Turlington Burns, Founder, Every Mothers Counts
  • Lindsey Vonn, Former Olympic Skier & Founder, Lindsey Vonn Foundation 
  • Anne Wojcicki, Cofounder and CEO, 23andMe
  • Hildegard Wortmann, Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG for Sales and Marketing

The 2021 Forbes Power Women’s Summit will also include the opportunity to join a dedicated networking experience, “The Power Exchange,” which offers a forum to connect in greater depth and exchange learnings with other leading women around topically themed roundtable discussions.

The Summit directly follows the publication of Forbes’ 18th annual list of the World’s Most Powerful Women, which launches on December 8, 2021, and will spotlight the trailblazers who are using their power and resources to make a lasting impact around the world.

Presenting sponsors for the 2021 Forbes Power Women’s Summit are Audi of America and BNY Mellon Wealth Management, and the partner sponsor is JobsOhio.

For more information about the 2021 Forbes Power Women’s Summit and to register, visit: Forbes Power Women’s Summit

About Forbes

Forbes champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Forbes convenes and curates the most influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business and making a significant impact on the world. The Forbes brand today reaches more than 150 million people worldwide through its trusted journalism, signature LIVE and Forbes Virtual events, custom marketing programs and 44 licensed local editions in 77 countries. Forbes Media’s brand extensions include real estate, education and financial services license agreements.

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