Our Take The Lead Day Presenters

Meet our Take The Lead Day Presenters — a passionate collective of powerful speakers, expert workshop presenters, thought-provoking panelists and influential artists — who will join us to support Take The Lead Day and lead programming that advances women toward leadership parity across all sectors.

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Gloria Steinem

Political Activist and Feminist Organizer

Photograph by Annie Leibovitz

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amy litzenberger

Board Chair and Co-founder of Take The Lead

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sarah jones

Tony & Obie Award-winning playwright & performer 

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Sara maslin nir

Journalist, New York Times

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Dr. nancy o'reilly

Author, Speaker and Leadership Expert

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jewelle bickford

Co-chair, Paradigm for Paridy

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Patricia Jerido

Leadership Ambassador, Take The Lead

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sara o'brien

Journalist, CNN Tech

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Natasha alford

Deputy Editor and Host, The Grio

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cheryl najafi

 CEO of Love Over H8

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Aviya Landesberg

Marketing Lead, Lyft

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Katie orenstein

Founder and CEO, The OpEd Project

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patricia russo

Executive Director, Women's Campaign School at Yale

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alok kapur

Senior Director, SAP

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nathalie molina nino

‎Co-founder and CEO at BRAVA Investments

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Gloria feldt

President and Co-founder of Take The Lead

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Rosie rios

3rd Treasurer of the United States

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katica roy

CEO, Pipeline Equity

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Kathleen turner

Award-winning actor and activist

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Raakee mirchandani

Editor- In-Chief, Moneyish 

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Michelle herrera mulligan

Former Editor-In-Chief, Cosmopolitan for Latinas

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Georgene huang

CEO and Co-founder, Fairygodboss

Claudia Chan

CEO and Founder of S.H.E. Globl Media Inc

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Eileen carey

CEO and Founder, Glassbreakers

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Chief Role Model, Role Models Not Runway Models

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Tabby Biddle

Author, Women's Leadership Coach and Consultant

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Reshema Gopaldas

Head of Video, SheKnows Media

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BROOKE AXTELL

Founder and Director, She is Rising

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rohini dey 

Owner & Founder,  Vermilion