Hillary Clinton & Viola Davis Among 9th Women in the World Summit Headliners

By: Mar. 15, 2018
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Hillary Clinton & Viola Davis Among 9th Women in the World Summit Headliners

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Hillary Clinton, Viola Davis, and Ronan Farrow will headline the 9th Women in the World Summit in New York.

The event, which will be held at Lincoln Center from April 12-14, will also feature gun control activist and Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Delaney Tarr, Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee, restaurant workers' activist Saru Jayaraman, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, the American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, television presenter and actress Jameela Jamil and MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid, Women in the World and Tina Brown Live Media announced Thursday.

This year's conference will feature discussions about the #MeToo movement, pay equity, trends in human trafficking, the relationship between intimate relationships and digital devices and how women are "transforming" the restaurant industry. Hillary Clinton in particular is set to lead a debate with journalists from Russia, Turkey, the Philippines and China to discuss "the RISE of Strong Men," a press release stated.

Since its founding in 2010, Women in the World has been staging global live events, of which the Women in the World Summit in New York is the flagship.

Read the full list of participants below.

? Tina Brown, Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media/Women in the World

? Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

? Afrah Nasser, Journalist and Sana'a Review Editor-in-Chief

? Dr. Astrid Cantor, Medical Doctor and Contributing Columnist, Caracas Chronicles

? Barbara Lynch, Award-winning Chef and Restaurateur, Gruppo

? Bushra Aldukhainah, Area Manager, CARE Yemen

? Carrie Gracie, Former Editor, BBC China

? Dambisa Moyo, Global Economist & Author, Mildstorm

? Danya Sherman, Founder and CEO, KnoNap; 2018 Toyota Mother of Invention

? Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber Technologies

? Dominique Crenn, Chef-Proprietor, Atelier Crenn, Petit Crenn, Bar Crenn

? Delaney Tarr, Parkland gun control activist

? Ece Temelkuran, Turkish Author & Journalist

? Emily Kennedy, CEO & Founder, Marinus Analytics; 2018 Toyota Mother of Invention

? Federica Dávila, Founder & Director, Primeros Auxilios UCV (Green Cross) and Medical Student, Universidad Central de Venezuela

? Dr. Fozia Alvi, Doctors Plus Medical Centre and Volunteer, ICNA Relief Canada

? Jacqueline Birdsall, Senior Engineer, Toyota North America

? Jameela Jamil, Actress, Writer, and Activist (The Good Place)

? Jennifer Rademaker, Executive Vice President, Global Customer Delivery, MasterCard

? Joanna Coles, Chief Content Officer, Hearst Magazines

? Joy-Ann Reid, Author and Host MSNBC

? Laura Wasser, Family Law Attorney and Founder, It's Over Easy

? Leila Hoteit, Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group

? Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate & Liberian Peace Activist

? Misty Copeland, Best-selling Author & Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre

? U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York)

? U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)

? Madeleine Habib, Ship's Captain and Humanitarian Worker, SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders

? Markus Strobel, President, Global Skin & Personal Care, P&G

? Maye Musk, Model, Dietitian, Face of Covergirl, and Founder Maye Musk, Inc.

? Maxeme Tuchman, CEO & Co-Founder, Caribu; 2018 Toyota Mother of Invention

? Melissa Arnoldi, President, Technology & Operations, AT&T

? Michaela Angela Davis, Writer, Image Activist, MADFree

? Mindy Grossman, President and CEO, Weight Watchers International, Inc

? Nicholas Kristof, Columnist, The New York Times

? Patricia Evangelista, Manila-based journalist, Rappler and documentary filmmaker

? Paula Polito, Group Managing Director and Global Client Strategy Officer, Global Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services Inc.

? Ronan Farrow, Contributing Writer, The New Yorker and author of War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence

? Saru Jayaraman, Attorney, Author, and Workers' Rights Activist; President and Cofounder, ROC United

? Sheila Nevins, Former President of HBO Documentary Films, Author of You Don't Look Your Age and other Fairy Tales

? Sunitha Krishnan, Anti-trafficking Activist and co-founder of Prajwala

? Dr. Suzanne Barakat, MD, Board Chair, Our Three Winners Foundation

? Tamara Chergoleishvili, Founder, Tabula Media

? Viola Davis, Academy Award-winning Actress and Activist

? Zainab Salbi, Host and Executive Editor of "#MeToo, Now What," Founder of Women for Women International & Author ADIN Productions


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