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The Women's Alternative Investment Summit   November 2-3, 2017 - Midtown Manhattan, New York City
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The Women's Private Equity Summit
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  • Karen Dynan, Professor of the Practice of Economics, Harvard University
  • Alice Handy, Founder, President, and Chief Investment Officer, Investure, LLC
  • Sandra Horbach, Managing Director and Co-Head of US Buyout, The Carlyle Group

And more to be announced...


Anika Agarwal, Managing Director, Insight Partners

Lynn Baranski, Global Head of Investments, BlackRock Private Equity Partners

Yue Bonnet, Principal, KKR

Ilona Brom, Managing Director, Wilshire Private Markets, Wilshire Associates Europe BV

Paige Brotherton, Partner, Coller Capital

Maud Brown, Managing Director, Corporate Investment, INVESTCORP

Adri Chaikin, Managing Director, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Bess Chapman, Operating Principal, JetBlue Technology Ventures

Radhika Cobb, Vice President, Hamilton Lane

Kaylee McCall Correa, Director, Investor Relations and Business Development, Elion Partners

Leslee Cowen, Managing Director, Fortress Investment Group

Aoifinn Devitt, Chief Investment Officer, Policeman's Annuity &Benefit Fund of Chicago

Lauren Dillard, Managing Director & Partner, The Carlyle Group

Anne Dinneen, Chief Investment Officer, Hamilton College

Michelle Dipp, Managing Director, Ph.D., General Atlantic

Joanne Douvas, Principal, GreenOak

Nicole Drapkin, Managing Director, Owl Rock Capital Partners

Kathryn Exum, Vice President, Sovereign Analyst, Gramercy

Cay Freihofer, Principal, Ridgemont Equity Partners

Darcy Frisch, Managing Director and Vice President, Hearst Ventures

Christy Gahr, Principal, Meketa Investment Group

Carolyn Galiette, Founding Partner, Ironwood Capital

Ann Gallo, Global Industry Analyst, Wellington Management Company

Adele Gorrilla, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Zunis Investments, LLC

Beidi Gu, Portfolio Manager, The Rohatyn Group (TRG)

Sally Haskins, Senior Vice President, Callan

Meredith Jenkins, Chief Investment Officer, Trinity Wall Street

Joyce Jen, Partner, Honeycomb Asset Management

Brooke Jones, Director of Investments, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Ksenija Jovanovic, Director, Private Equity, Zurich Alternative Asset Management (ZAAM)

Maureen Joyce, Director, AEW Capital Management

Rebecca Kaden, Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures

Michelle Kelner, Co-Founder, Senior Partner, Sandglass Capital Management

Inna Khidekel, Managing Director, Bridge Investment Group

Anita Killian, Senior Managing Director, Wellington Management Company

Michele Kinner, Partner, Quilvest Private Equity

Jackie Klaber, Managing Director, Rockefeller Capital Management

Lilly Knight, Managing Director, K2 Advisors

Lauren Krueger, Managing Director, KKR

Leslie Lenzo, Chief Investment Officer, Advocate Aurora Health

Kim Y. Lew, Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Lauren Loktev, Partner, Collaborative Fund

Jana Markowicz, Partner, Ares Management

Michelle McCloskey, President of Americas, Man Group

Teresa McTague, Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer - U.S., Aflac Global Investments

Linda K. Myers, P.C., Kirkland & Ellis

Patricia Nakache, General Partner, Trinity Ventures

Marian Nakada, PhD, Vice President, Venture Investments, Johnson &Johnson Innovation - JJDC

Novisi Atadika Nirschl, Director, Private Investments, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Lauren Okada, Vice President, Brookfield Asset Management

Grishma Parekh, Partner, The Carlyle Group

Amanda Parness, Managing Principal, GoldPoint Partners

Kee Rabb, Managing Director, Private Advisors, LLC

Li Ran, Chief Investment Officer, Half Sky Capital

Charanya Rangamannar, Associate Director, Real Assets, Willett Advisors

Jean Roberts, Principal, Kohlberg &Co.

Sheila Ryan, Managing Director and Director of Private Investments, Cambridge Associates

Julie Sandler, Managing Director, PSL Ventures

Geeta Sankappanavar, Co-Founder, President, Grafton Asset Management

Nina F. Scherago, Managing Partner, Edgehill Endowment Partners

Amita Schultes, PhD, Managing Director, Perella Weinberg Partners

Sheryl Schwartz, Managing Director, Caspian Private Equity

Nicole Sermier, Senior Principal, Head of Residential Investments, Oz Management

Rudina Seseri, Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures

Eva Shan, Director of Investments, Alpha Square Group

Kate Simpson, Vice President, TrueBridge Capital Partners

Joan Solotar, Senior Managing Director, Head of Private Wealth Solutions and External Relations, Blackstone

Risa Stack, General Manager, GE Ventures, New Business Creation

Tracy McHale Stuart, Chief Executive Officer, Corbin Capital Partners

Lisa Sun, Investment Manager, Coller Capital

Meena Thever, Director BlackRock Alternatives Specialists, BlackRock

Jamie Toothman, Senior Vice President, Oaktree Capital Management

Shelby Wanstrath, CFA, Senior Investment Manager, Private Equity, Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Abigail Wattley, Managing Director, Williams College Investment Office

Marita Wein, Partner, Alternative Investment Group

Caroline Williams, Partner, Walkers

Belinda Yan, Partner, Presidio Search Group

Katherine Yearwood, CFA, Vice President &Senior Hedge Fund Analyst, Bessemer Trust

And many more to be announced...

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