For the 6th annual Global Summit, 500+ women in senior-level positions at firms, innovative companies and government agencies gathered for cutting-edge panel topics, energizing speeches and valuable networking opportunities. The Summit kicked off with the Hall of Fame ceremony honoring the Honorable Michelle K. Lee. From a little girl who loved math and science to the first female director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Michelle Lee blazed a trail in law, technology and government. Learn more about Michelle’s journey in our tribute video.
The Summit agenda featured cutting-edge panel topics and a diverse range of speakers from across technology, law and government — even NASA! The Summit wrapped on Friday with Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates in a highly anticipated fireside chat with Nina Easton, partner at SellersEaston Media. Other notable speakers included: Intel Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Barbara Whye, PayPal Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer Louise Pentland, Thomson Reuters General Counsel Deirdre Stanley, Buzzfeed General Counsel Allison Lucas, FireEye General Counsel Alexa King, Waymo Global Head of Policy and Government Affairs Tekedra Mawakana, and judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.