Speakers

AMY VAN DYKEN
A 6-time Olympic gold medalist paralyzed in a 2014 ATV accident and the highest-rated speaker in AWLF's history, Amy's powerful message on overcoming limitations will stay with you forever.
SANDRA SOBIERAJ WESTFALL
Her tenure as AP White House Correspondent provided Sandra with an in-depth understanding of how the likeability factor impacts women's success in the professional world.
SUSAN CHAPMAN-HUGHES
The Executive VP at American Express in NYC has been widely recognized for her transformational leadership and her advocacy for the advancement of women and girls in leadership.
MEAGAN JOHNSON
An acclaimed generational expert, humorist and author and an engaging keynote speaker, Meagan combines humor with practical strategies for the generations to thrive together at work.
LISA SHEPARD
A Partner at EY, Lisa will share EY's POWER tool, which focuses on key behaviors that can either diminish or build power for women professionals and was developed to help close the gender gap.
MICHELLE CIROCCO
Chief Social Responsibility Officer at Televerde, Michelle will share her personal story of learning from significant mistakes and not allowing failure to define her future.
SARAH MCLEAN
An internationally-recognized expert, author and keynote speaker on mindfulness, Sarah will teach us how to use mindfulness to enhance our creativity and jump-start our problem-solving skills.
CARLA HOWARD
With significant executive experience and an understanding of the challenges facing women professionals, Carla helps women to rise by building their level of influence and their self-confidence.