New York, United States: LPGA legend Annika Sorenstam and former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will keynote the 2016 KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, joining a group of highly accomplished leaders in the worlds of business, sports and the media.
Rice will provide the opening keynote and share personal leadership experiences from working with top world leaders, and offer advice for the next generation of women leaders including the importance of philanthropy and ‘paying it forward’.
Sorenstam will participate in the closing fireside chat. She will share personal experiences of breaking the glass ceiling in business and golf.
This distinguished line-up of speakers and panellists also includes KPMG US Chairman and CEO Lynne Doughtie; KPMG Global Chairman John Veihmeyer; Microsoft CFO Amy Hood; Facebook VP of Engineering Regina Dugan; Concur President Elena Donio; Intel Data Centre Executive Vice President and General Manager Diane Bryant; LPGA Tour star Stacy Lewis; Olympic gymnastics gold medallist Shawn Johnson; Olympic basketball gold medallist Lisa Leslie and Olympic soccer gold medallist Megan Rapinoe.
The KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, hosted on-site during the week of June’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, brings together today’s most accomplished leaders from multiple arenas to inspire the next generation of women leaders.
“The goal of our Summit is to increase the number of women in the C-suite by empowering the next generation of women leaders to reach their highest aspirations and potential,” said KPMG’s Doughtie.
“And we are so very pleased to bring together a remarkable group of leaders, representing many fields and industries, who will share their perspectives on how women can move forward with great confidence and resolve.”