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The Women's Alternative Investment Summit   November 2-3, 2017 - Midtown Manhattan, New York City
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  • Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Chief Executive Officer, International Capital Strategies; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Chief Economist, U.S. State Department
  • Jean Case, Chief Executive Officer, Case Foundation; and Chairman, National Geographic Society
  • Lauren Leichtman, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
  • Gail S. Maytin, CFA, Chief Investment Office, Employee Benefits Plans, Prudential Financial


Rukaiyah Adams, Chief Investment Officer, Meyer Memorial Trust

Kristin A. Agatone, Chief Investment Officer, Lehigh University Investment Office

Vivianne Akriche, Managing Director, Eurazeo Capital

Camille Asaro, Audit Partner, Alternative Investments, KPMG

Martina F. Aufiero, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Safeguard Scientifics

Stephanie Avakian, Acting Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Lynn C. Baranski, Managing Director, BlackRock

Elizabeth Bell, Principal, Jaguar Growth Partners

Kalina Berova, Principal, Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (OMERS)

Megan Bethke, Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Private Equity, APG Asset Management US

Nilanjana Bhowmik, Founder and General Partner, Converge

Andrea M. Bollyky, Head of Investor Relations and Business Development, Silver Rock Financial

Molly Bordonaro, Managing Partner, Gerding Edlen

Sandra Bosela, Global Head of Private Equity,, OPTrust

Amy Boyle, Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, GTIS Partners

Catherine Brossard, Managing Director, Cerberus Capital Management

Paige Brotherton, Partner, Coller Capital

Elizabeth Burgess, Partner and Head of the Bridges U.S. Sustainable Growth Fund, Bridges Fund Management

Carolyn Campbell, Co-Founding Partner and Managing Director, Emerging Capital Partners

Susan J. Carter, Independent Director, BlackRock Equity Liquidity Mutual Funds; Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Commonfund Capital

Lauren Cochran, Director of Private Investments, Blue Haven Initiative

Laureen Costa, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, JPMorgan Asset Management

Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Chief Executive Officer, International Capital Strategies; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Chief Economist, U.S. State Department

Neda Daneshzadeh, Co-Founder and Partner, Prelude Growth Partners

Tara Davies, Managing Director, KKR

Nancy Davis, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Quadratic Capital Management

Adriana de Alcantara, Managing Director, Portfolio Management, TH Real Estate

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

Lauren Dillard, Managing Director and Partner, The Carlyle Group

Nancy Donohue, Chief Investment Officer and Co-Founder, Summit Rock Advisors

Alex Christine Douglas, Associate Investment Manager, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Alifia Doriwala, Managing Director and Partner, The Rock Creek Group

Karimah Es Sabar, Chief Executive Officer and Partner, Quark Venture

Beth Falk, President, Falk Marques Group; Founder and Managing Director, Women's Alternative Investment Summit

Christina Fang, Director, KKR

Eileen M. Fargis, Co-Head, IFC African, Latin American and Caribbean Fund LP, IFC Asset Management Company

Susan Mahan Fasig, CFA, Managing Principal/Portfolio Manager — Private Investments, Fund Evaluation Group

Jan Garfinkle, Founder and Managing Director, Arboretum Ventures

Laurie R. Goodman, Director, Head of Equity Long/Short Hedge Fund Investments, Merrill Lynch

Alissa Grad, Managing Director, Golub Capital

Debra Granatstein, General Manager, Private Equity and Infrastructure, Canada Post Pension Plan

Linda Grogan, Managing Director, KPMG

Melissa Guzy, Founder and Managing Partner, Arbor Ventures

Lily Han, Senior Investment Principal, D. Capital Partners

Marcia Haydel, Managing Director, Performance Equity Management

Joan N. Hayden, Vice President and Corporate Counsel, PGIM Real Estate

Tabea Hsi, Managing Director, Chief Legal Office, Blackstone Group

Ruth Horowitz, Chief Operating Officer, IFC Asset Management Co.

Aubrey Hruby, Co-Founder, AXN

Christine Jurinich, Partner, Offit Capital Advisors

Maria Kang, Managing Director, Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors

Azra Kanji, Partner, ABRY Partners

Sandra Kim-Suk, Chief Financial Officer - Americas, L Catterton

Sarah Kirson, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Kathryn Klebacha, Senior Portfolio Advisor, Aksia

Kristina P. Koutrakos, Director of Portfolio Strategy, Virginia Retirement System

Miriam Krieger, Managing Partner and Deputy Global Chief Compliance Officer, Ares Management

Dana Laidhold, Treasurer, The Carlyle Group

Annie Lamont, Managing Partner, Oak HC/FT

Tamara Larsen, Director, Perella Weinberg Partners

Lauren Leichtman, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners

Alexandra K. Levin, Director, Municipal Securities Division, Citi

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

Chenkay Li, Vice President, Hamilton Lane

Kathryn Liao, Senior Associate, Allstate Investments

Janice Lin, Director, Real Estate Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)

Britta Lindhorst, Managing Director and Head of European Private Equity, HQ Capital

Marina Lutova Meyers, Portfolio Manager and Partner, BlueMountain Capital Management

Alisa Mall, Director of Investments, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Upacala Mapatuna, Chief Investment Officer, Victory Park Capital

Gurpreet Manku, Assistant Director General and Director of Policy, British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

Anne Martin, Chief Investment Officer, Wesleyan University

Anne Mathias, CFA, Global Rates and FX Strategist, Fixed Income Group, Vanguard

Irene Mavroyannis, Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

Gail S. Maytin, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Employee Benefits Plans, Prudential Financial

Blair Miller, Managing Director and Co-Founder, BlueOrange Sustainable Capital

Clara Miller, Director and President, Heron Foundation

Eve Mongiardo, Chief Operating Officer and Partner, Irving Place Capital

Linda K. Myers, Partner and Member of Global Executive Management Committee, Kirkland & Ellis

LaDonna Neuhaus, Director of Insurance Strategy, Beach Point Capital Management

Monica O'Neill, Senior Advisor, Tristan Capital Partners

Tricia Patrick, Managing Director, Advent International

Jordan S. Peer, Managing Director, H.I.G. Capital

Janet Perumal, CFA, Managing Director and Investment Director, WAI, Wellington Management Company

Alona Ponomareva, CFA, Principal Portfolio Manager, Pension and Endowments Department, The World Bank

Agata R. Praczuk, Associate Director, MetLife Investments

Lindsey Press, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Silver Lake

Jill Raker, Managing Partner, Greenbriar Equity Group

Elena Ranguelova, PhD, Portfolio Strategist, Alternative Investment Solutions, Investcorp

Tania Reif, Portfolio Manager / Macro, Citadel

Samantha Rosenstock, Head of Alternative Investments, New Jersey Investment Division

Lissa Rosenthal, Chief Investment Officer, Rosh Capital Management

Sabrina Rusnak-Carlson, General Counsel, THL Credit

Angela Russo, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Charlotte Savercool, Director of Government Affairs, National Venture Capital Association

Shruti Shah, Partner, KPMG

Aviva Shneider, Vice President, and Co-Head, Direct Private Equity, U.S. and Latin America, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

D. Ellen Shuman, Managing Partner, Edgehill Endowment Partners

Dee Dee Sklar, Managing Director, Asset-Backed Finance, and Subscription Finance Head, Wells Fargo Securities

Lisa Sun, Investment Manager, Coller Capital

Indeesh Tangeraas, Head of EMEA Real Assets, Cambridge Associates

Meena Thever, Director, BlackRock Alternatives Specialists

Cynthia H. Tseng, CFA, Partner, Fairview Capital Partners

Caroline Williams, Partner, Walkers

Erica Williams, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Alisa A. Wood, Member, KKR

Deborah Zurkow, Head of Alternatives, Allianz Global Investors

And many more to be announced...

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Coller Capital


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