These HWA Speakers make for powerful and inspirational programming opportunities that both look to our future and honor our past.

 

GLORIA STEINEM

Iconic Visionary of the Women's Movement

SERENA WILLIAMS

Iconic Tennis Champion, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist

VENUS WILLIAMS

Iconic Tennis Champion, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist

TINA FEY

Award-Winning Producer, Writer and Actress

MAE JEMISON

First African American Woman in Space

INDRA NOOYI

Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo (2006-18)

MARIA SHRIVER

Peabody & Emmy Award-Winning Journalist & Producer

ANN CURRY

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist; Executive Producer & Reporter, "We'll Meet Again"

JULIA GILLARD

27th Prime Minister of Australia

PEGGY NOONAN

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist; Bestselling Author, The Time of Our Lives

STACEY ABRAMS

Democratic Party Political Leader; Bestselling Author, Lead from the Outside

JANE PAULEY

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist; Host, CBS Sunday Morning

CECILE RICHARDS

Co-Founder, Supermajority; Former President, Planned Parenthood

LORI GREINER

Shark on ABC's Shark Tank; The "Queen of QVC"

MOIRA FORBES

President and Publisher, ForbesWoman

OLYMPIA SNOWE

U.S. Senator from Maine (1995-2013); Co-Chair, Commission on Political Reform

WENDY DAVIS

Founder, Deeds Not Words, platform for women's activism; Texas State Senator (2009-15)

LIZA DONNELLY

Award-Winning Cartoonist, The New Yorker