Global Women's Executive Summit

The Art of Disruptive Leadership

Thursday, 6 October – Mandarin Oriental – New York

6:30 pm Reception and Networking
7:15 pm Dinner

7:20 pm Opening remarks
7:35 pm Keynote address: Difference, the Original Disruptor
Stephanie Sandberg, Managing Director, Client & Advisory Services, Out Leadership
9:05 pm Onstage Conversation
Cate Stetson, Partner, Hogan Lovells 
Kim Barker, The New York Times reporter and author of "The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan"

Friday, 7 October – Mandarin Oriental – New York

8:30 am Breakfast

9:30 am Opening Remarks
9:45 am Panel: Industry Innovators
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10:45 am Networking break

11:05 am Morning keynote: She Objects: Challenging the Media's Portrayal of Women
Su-Mei Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, The Women's Foundation, Hong Kong
11:40 am Panel: Predictable Unpredictability: Innovation in Society
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12:35 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Lunch keynote: Disrupting a Man's World
Isha Johansen, President, The Sierra Leone Football Association; Founder, Premier League Club
2:00 pm Networking break

2:15 pm Onstage conversation: Leadership Through Disruption
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3:20 pm Closing keynote: Disrupt yourself
Whitney Johnson, author of "Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work"
3:50 pm Closing remarks
4:00 pm Cocktail reception