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Forbes’ 2020 Power Women Summit: Women Harnessing The Power Of This Pivotal Moment To Shape A New Way Forward

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As 2020 brought systemic barriers to the fore and the country faces continued calls for meaningful change, the critical question is, how can real progress be achieved and sustained? The 2020 Forbes Power Women’s Summit, taking place virtually on Wednesday, December 9th, will explore how to emerge from this defining moment with actionable solutions for a more equitable future for all.

·        The theme of this year’s Summit, Change & The Changemakers, spotlights women leaders on the frontlines of progress who are using their power and influence to solve for society’s most urgent challenges.

·        “As we stand at a critical inflection point, this year’s Summit brings together a community of solvers and visionaries who are not just navigating a new normal, but are architecting a better one,” said Moira Forbes, Executive Vice

·        The goal of Forbes’ eighth annual Women’s Summit is to spotlight the women who can harness the power of this pivotal moment to shape a new way forward and come up with actionable solutions to drive meaningful progress.

·        Forbes’ 17th annual list of the World’s Most Powerful Women will launch the day before the Summit, on December 8, 2020.

This year’s lineup of speakers will include:


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·        Simone Biles, Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist

·        Tory Burch, Executive Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, Tory Burch LLC

·        Misty Copeland, Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre

·        Angela Duckworth, Founder and CEO, Character Lab & Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

·        Melinda Gates, co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

·        Theresia Gouw, co-founder, Acrew Capital

·        Mellody Hobson, co-CEO, Ariel Investments

·        Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO, Thrive Global

·        Megan Rapinoe, Two-time World Cup Champion and co-captain of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team

·        Tracee Ellis Ross, Actress & CEO and Founder, Pattern Beauty

·        Gwynne Shotwell, COO and President, SpaceX

·        Tina Tchen, President and CEO, TIME’S UP Now & the TIME’S UP Foundation

·        Aditi Javeri Gokhale, Chief Commercial Officer and President of Investment Products and Services, Northwestern Mutual

·        Kelly Grier, US Chair and Managing Partner and Americas Managing Partner, EY

·        Tara Rush, SVP and CCO, Audi of America

Presenting sponsors for the 2020 Forbes Power Women’s Summit are Audi of America, Citi, EY, Northwestern Mutual and STARZ.

For additional event details, visit: Forbes Power Women’s Summit.  

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