Watch Fortune's Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit 2014
Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit takes place Tuesday, December 2nd through Wednesday, December 3rd. The schedule of main stage sessions is listed below. Main stage sessions listed below will be livestreamed. As the event occurs, the schedule will be updated with links to write-ups of each session, which will also include an on-demand video of the full session. Pictures from the event will also be available on our Flickr page.
If you’re looking for coverage of October’s Fortune’s 2014 Most Powerful Women Summit, it’s available here. The livestream of the Next Generation conference will be available on this page starting in the evening on December 2nd.
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014
3:45 PM–4:45 PM TEA AND CONVERSATION*
Fortune’s Pattie Sellers talks with Ellevate Chair Sallie Krawcheck about the power of networking and investing in your connections—for building your business, advancing your career and making an impact.
Hosted by RBC
Sallie Krawcheck, Chair, Ellevate
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune; Executive Director, MPW/Live Content, Time Inc
5:10 PM THE NEXT GEN “GET TO KNOW YOU”
Pattie Sellers, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune; Executive Director, MPW/Live Content, Time Inc.
5:35 PM WELCOME
Alan Murray, Editor, Fortune
5:40 PM CONVERSATION
Piper Kerman, Author and Producer, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison
Interviewer: Jennifer Reingold, Senior Editor and Co-chair, MPW Summit, Fortune
7:00 PM CONVERSATION
Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Assistant Managing Editor and Co-chair, MPW Summit and MPW Next Gen, Fortune
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014
8:45 AM WELCOME
Pattie Sellers, Fortune
8:50 AM CONVERSATION
Roz Brewer, President and CEO, Sam’s Club
Interviewer: Poppy Harlow, Correspondent, CNN
9:05 AM CONVERSATION
Alicia Boler-Davis, Senior Vice President Global Connected Customer Experience, General Motors
Interviewer: Beth Kowitt, Writer, Fortune
9:20 AM STANDUP
Vanessa Hood, Government Lead, Palantir
9:30 AM DIRECT
Strategies for landing the “right” board seats for your career.
Gerri Elliott, Director, Whirlpool, Bed Bath & Beyond, Charlotte Russe
Caterina Fake, Founder and CEO, Findery
Clara Shih, Founder and CEO, Hearsay Social
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Fortune
9:50 AM CONVERSATION
Anousheh Ansari, Astronaut; CEO and Co-founder, Prodea Systems
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune
11:25 AM CAPITALIZE
A venture capitalist and an entrepreneur walk into a bar… And hopefully leave with the next billion-dollar idea.
Ruzwana Bashir, Founder and CEO, Peek.com
Aileen Lee, Founder, Cowboy Ventures; Strategic Advisor, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune
11:45 AM SCALE
The executive who helped build Starbucks and Lululemon talks about her newest adventure.
Christine Day, Chief Executive Officer, Luvo
Interviewer: Colleen Leahey, Fortune
12:00 PM STANDUP
Grace Choi, Founder, Mink
12:10 PM CONVERSATION
Debbie Sterling, Founder and CEO, GoldieBlox
Interviewer: Jennifer Reingold, Fortune
2:00 PM SHATTER
A finance pioneer-turned-entrepreneur and a new-economy star share their lessons on networks, entrepreneurism and building their careers.
Sallie Krawcheck, Chair, Ellevate
Varsha Rao, Head of Global Operations, Airbnb
Moderator: Karen Finerman, Co-founder and CEO, Metropolitan Capital Advisors, Panelist, CNBC Fast Money
2:20 PM NEGOTIATE
Two expert negotiators share their secrets to negotiating —whether it’s business deals, a better pay package or who will do the dishes.
Vijaya Gadde, General Counsel, Twitter
Victoria Medvec, Executive Director, Center for Executive Women, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune
2:40 PM CONVERSATION
Elizabeth Holmes, Founder and CEO, Theranos
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune