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

And more to be announced...


Anika Agarwal, Managing Director, Insight Partners

Camille Asaro, Partner, KPMG

Amber Baldet, Co-Founder and CEO, Clovyr

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

Yue Bonnet, Principal, KKR

Maria Boyazny, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, MB Global Partners

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

Paige Brotherton, Partner, Coller Capital

Adri Chaikin, Managing Director, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Radhika Cobb, Vice President, Hamilton Lane

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

Leslee Cowen, Managing Director, Fortress Investment Group

Neda Daneshzadeh, Partner, Prelude Growth Partners

Krishnakshi Das, Executive Director, Legal and Compliance, Morgan Stanley

Joyce DeLucca, Partner, Hayfin Capital Management

Aoifinn Devitt, Chief Investment Officer, Policemen'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, Senior Managing Director, Partner, and Global Industry Analyst, Wellington Management Company

Leslie Golden, Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Estate

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

Beidi Gu, Portfolio Manager, The Rohatyn Group

Theresa Hajer, Investment Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

Sally Haskins, Senior Vice President, Callan

Jennifer Haas, Chief Operating Officer, Gryphon Investors

Christine Harrington, Managing Director, Apollo Global Management

Marcia Haydel, Managing Director, Performance Equity Management

Hollie Haynes, Founder and Managing Partner, Luminate Capital Partners

Allison Hayford, Senior Analyst, Aksia

Meredith Jenkins, Chief Investment Officer, Trinity Wall Street

Joyce Jen, Partner, Honeycomb Asset Management

Jalak Jobanputra, Founding Partner, FuturePerfect Ventures

Sarah Johnson, Senior Vice President, D.E. Shaw

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

Maureen Joyce, Director, AEW Capital Management

Rebecca Kaden, Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures

Julia Karol, President and Chief Operating Officer, Watermill Group

Joelle Kayden, Founder and Managing Member, Accolade Partners

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

Ankur Keswani, Head of Corporate Credit and Senior Managing Director, Serengeti Asset 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

Kathleen Lawler, Vice President, Infrastructure Investments Group, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

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

Elizabeth Lowery, Managing Director, TPG Capital

Jana Markowicz, Partner, Ares Management

Michelle McCloskey, President of Americas, Man Group

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

Julia Mord, Managing Director, Tulane Investment Management Office

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

Lauren Okada, Vice President, Brookfield Asset Management

Sarah Overbay, Founder, Kinvest Capital

Grishma Parekh, Partner, The Carlyle Group

Amanda Parness, Managing Principal, GoldPoint Partners

Putri S. Pascualy, PM, Sr. Credit Strategist, Paamco Prisma Holdings

Kee Rabb, Managing Director, Private Advisors, LLC

Sanaz Raczynski, Managing Director, Head of Sustainability, Nuveen Real Assets

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

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

Shruti Shah, Partner, KPMG

Kate Simpson, Vice President, TrueBridge Capital Partners

Constance Sng, Head of Business Development & Investor Relations, Hudson Cove Capital

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

Risa Stack, General Manager, Internal Investing and Incubations, GE Ventures

Tracy McHale Stuart, Chief Executive Officer, Corbin Capital Partners

Lisa Sun, Investment Manager, Coller Capital

Jamie Toothman, Senior Vice President, Oaktree Capital Management

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

Olivia Wassenaar, Partner, Apollo Global Management

Abigail Wattley, Managing Director, Williams College Investment Office

Marita Wein, Managing Partner, Investments and Risk Management, Alternative Investment Group

Caroline Williams, Partner, Walkers

Kelly Williams, Co-CEO, Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN)

Julia Wittlin, Director, BlackRock

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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