The fifth Fortune Most Powerful Women International Summit brought together the most prominent global women leaders in business, along with select leaders from government, media, philanthropy, and the arts. The 2016 agenda featured one-on one interviews, panel discussions and interactive breakout sessions, as well as a gala dinner, and time to network with your fellow MPW.

The MPW International Summit is the cornerstone of the global expansion of Fortune Most Powerful Women, which started as a conference 18 years ago and has evolved into the preeminent community of women leaders in business and beyond. Among those who joined us in London: Jane Griffiths, Company Group Chairman, Janssen EMEA; Neelie Kroes, Special Envoy, Startup Delta, The Netherlands; Former European Commissioner for Digital Agenda;  Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of Tolerance, United Arab Emirates; Emma Marcegaglia, President, BusinessEurope; Chairman, Eni SpA; Vice Chairman and CEO, Marcegaglia Group; Nicola Mendelsohn, Vice President EMEA, Facebook; Nicky Morgan, MP, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities, Department for Education, U.K.; Lubna Olayan, Chief Executive Officer, Olayan Financing Company;  Mary Portas, Founder, Portas; Author, Shop Girl; and Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Former Prime Minister, Denmark and Chief Executive Officer, Save the Children International.


<div class="caption legacy-media-caption"><p>At previous <em>Fortune</em> MPWI Summits in London (clockwise from left): easyJet Chief Executive <b>Carolyn McCall</b>, <b>Belén Romana</b>, Chairman, Sareb with <b>Nina Easton</b>, Senior Editor and Chair, MPW International Summit, <i>Fortune; </i> Banco Santander Chair <b>Ana Botin</b>, <b>Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala</b>, Finance Minister, Nigeria Federal Ministry of Finance.</p> </div>