Sanyin Siang, Executive Director, Duke University Fuqua/Coach K Center On Leadership & Ethics

Sanyin is the Executive Director of the Coach K Leadership & Ethics Center (COLE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. The center is a leadership laboratory that influences the development of all Fuqua Daytime MBA students, and engages leaders in shaping and understanding today’s leadership challenges. At COLE, she launched and grew the annual invitation-only think tank summits for C-suites and its Women’s Leadership Initiative.   Sanyin’s thought-leadership... more...

Paul D. Kalsbeek, EVP & Regional Group Head, Wells Fargo

Paul Kalsbeek is an executive vice president and regional group head for the Wells Fargo Regional Commercial Banking offices (RCBOs) in the Southern Region. Based in St. Louis, he manages offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. Paul is also a member of the Wells Fargo Management Committee. Paul has been in the banking industry for more than 25 years. He began his career as a relationship manager for Continental... more...

Liz Robbins, Owner, Liz Robbins Associates

In 1977, Ms. Robbins opened the first woman-owned public affairs and Federal government consulting firm in Washington, DC – Liz Robbins Associates. The firm has earned wide-ranging successes in a variety of public and private sector policy arenas including, but not limited to: education, healthcare, philanthropy, tax (domestic and international), intellectual property, energy trade, financial services, technology, agriculture, and transportation. Liz Robbins Associates’ New York City office... more...

Leigh Bradley, General Counsel, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Leigh A. Bradley was nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 2014, to be General Counsel of the Department of Veterans Affairs. She serves as the chief legal officer of the 2nd largest Cabinet Department and oversees the legal operations of VA’ Office of General Counsel, an organization of over 700 lawyers and staff assigned at VA headquarters and at VA locations around the country. Leigh previously served as VA’s General Counsel from 1998-2001.   Prior to... more...

Jessica Swint, Junior, Terry Parker High School

Jessica Swint is a junior at Terry Parker High School. She serves as Vice President for the TP Debate team, captain of the color guard team, and plays the clarinet. Jessica is an Independent, Generous, and Optimistic young lady, who enjoys working and serving her community. She loves interacting with kids and uplifting others. She participates with Teen Trend Setters where she volunteers every week serving kids in weak areas. Jessica is a courageous and determined to making a change in her community.

Grace Freedman, Freshman, Ponte Vedra High School

Grace is a freshman at Ponte Vedra High School. She is a member of the Ponte Vedra High Girls Golf Team, Science Trivia Club High-Q, and President and Founder of the Lean In Club. In addition to participating in Generation WOW she was one of 30 students recently chosen to participate in Metrotown; a full day event which focuses on promoting diversity. Her long term goal is a career in global health where she hopes to meaningfully contribute to the betterment of society via innovative technologies... more...

Colonel (Promotable) Jennifer G. Buckner, Commandment, U.S. Army Cyber School

Colonel Buckner is a native of Downers Grove, Illinois, and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1990. Her military education includes the Military Intelligence Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Electronic Warfare and Signals Intelligence courses, Airborne and Jumpmaster schools, Air Assault and Rappelmaster schools, Command and General Staff College, and Joint and Combined Warfighting School. She holds two graduate degrees, served as the U.S. Army War College Cyber... more...

Alison Overholt, Editor-in-Chief, espnW and ESPN The Magazine

Alison Overholt returned to ESPN as the Editor-in-Chief of espnW, in April 2014. In this role, Overholt is responsible for developing comprehensive content strategies for espnW through digital, mobile, social, print, video and events. Overholt is based in Bristol, Conn. In February 2016, she added the responsibility of Editor-in-Chief of ESPN The Magazine, for which she will continue to drive collaborative, innovative approaches to storytelling, with oversight of producing ESPN’s multiplatform... more...

Jay Newton- Small, Author ‘Broad Influence’ & Political Correspondent, TIME

JAY NEWTON-SMALL is a political correspondent for TIME, covering Congress, politics and foreign policy. She has focused extensively on women’s role in Washington, as evidenced by her two Sarah Palin cover stories, magazine profiles of Nancy Pelosi, Valerie Jarrett, Michelle Obama, and, of course, the October 2013 story that started it all, “Women Are the Only Adults Left in Washington,” about the 20 women senators who broke the logjam to get the government restarted and avoid default. She... more...

Kristen Kelley, Licensed Psychologist, Baptist Behavioral Health

Kristen Kelley, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist at Baptist Behavioral Health. Her specialties include stress management, mood and anxiety disorders, addiction and codependency, life transitions, and mindfulness. Dr. Kelley completed her predoctoral internship at the University of California, Santa Barbara and her postdoctoral fellowship at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, where she worked as a psychologist for ten years prior to joining Baptist in 2013.