Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit 2018
Fortune Most Powerful Women is one of the world's most extraordinary leadership communities, convening the preeminent women in business—along with select leaders in government, philanthropy, education, and the arts—for wide-ranging and inspiring discussions.
The Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit was held October 1-3, 2018 in Laguna Niguel. Watch select sessions on Fortune Magazine’s Youtube channel.
Started as a list, Fortune MPW has evolved into the world’s most extraordinary leadership community, convening the preeminent women in business—along with select leaders in government, philanthropy, education and the arts—for wide-ranging conversations that inspire and deliver practical advice.
Redefining Power is our 2018 Fortune MPW theme. Participants include CEOs Shelley Broader of Chico’s, Michele Buck of Hershey, Helena Foulkes of Hudson’s Bay, Michelle Gass of Kohl’s, Mandy Ginsberg of Match Group, Kristalina Georgieva of The World Bank, Tricia Griffith of Progressive, Whitney Wolfe Herd of Bumble, Judith McKenna of Walmart International, Jami Miscik of Kissinger Associates, Pam Nicholson of Enterprise Holdings, Christa Quarles of OpenTable, and Julie Sweet of Accenture North America. Also with us: IBM Latin America General Manager Ana Paula Assis, Cisco SVP and Accompany Founder Amy Chang, NYSE President Stacey Cunningham, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, Ariel President & Starbucks Vice Chair Mellody Hobson, Microsoft EVP and CFO Amy Hood, singer/songwriter Jewel, Airbnb COO Belinda Johnson, President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, Ford EVP and President of Mobility Marcy Klevorn, Clinique Global Brand President Jane Lauder, Instagram COO Marne Levine, Marriott Global Chief Commercial Officer Stephanie Linnartz, Lumi Labs Co-founder Marissa Mayer, CBS News’ Lesley Stahl, Drybar Founder Alli Webb, and theSkimm co-founders Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin. Other global companies with senior executives attending: Amazon, American Express, Apple, Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway, Citigroup, Disney, eBay, Facebook, Goldman Sachs, Google, Intel, MasterCard, Tesla, Travelers, and Twitter. Plus: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will be interviewed on stage with his mother, Lili Khosrowshahi, about their inspiring paths to redefining power.
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One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, California 92629
Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel resort has catered to discriminating guests for more than 22 years.
Fortune has secured a group rate for Summit attendees. Upon payment of the Summit registration fee, you will be provided with information on booking a hotel room under Fortune’s group rate (no room will be held in the block if Summit registration fee is unpaid). Space in each hotel venue is limited and subject to availability at the time of event registration.