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The Women's Private Equity Summit
Falk Marques


  • 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...


Lynn Baranski, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, BlackRock Private Equity Partners

Stephanie Berdik, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Erica Berthou, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Yue Bonnet, Principal, KKR

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

Paige Brotherton, Partner, Coller Capital

Bess Chapman, Operating Principal, JetBlue Technology Ventures

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

Anne Dinneen, Chief Investment Officer, Hamilton College

Michelle Dipp, Managing Director, General Atlantic

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, President &Chief Investment Officer, 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

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

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

Rebecca Kaden, Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures

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

Anita Killian, Senior Managing Director, Wellington Management Company

Michele Kinner, Partner, Quilvest Private Equity

Lauren Krueger, Managing Director, KKR

Lauren Loktev, Partner, Collaborative Fund

Jana Markowicz, Partner, Head of Product Management and Investor Relations, U.S. Direct Lending, Ares Management

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

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

Jennifer Perkins, Partner, Kirkland &Ellis

Kee Rabb, Managing Director, Private Advisors, LLC

Li Ran, Chief Investment Officer, Half Sky Capital

Jean Roberts, Principal, Kohlberg &Co.

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

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

Amita Schultes, PhD, Managing Director, Perella Weinberg Partners

Kate Simpson, Vice President, TrueBridge Capital Partners

Joan Solotar, Senior Managing Director, Private Wealth Solutions and External Relations, The Blackstone Group

Tracy Stuart, Managing Partner & CEO, Corbin Capital Partners

Lisa Sun, Investment Manager, Coller Capital

Meena Thever, Director BlackRock Alternatives Specialists, BlackRock

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

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

Caixia Ziegler, CFA, Managing Director, Real Assets, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

And many more to be announced...

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