7th Annual Women of Leadership Summit

WOL Summit

Event Details


January 16, 2020 12 PM - 6:15 PM EST

InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel


The ACG New York Women of Leadership Summit brings together women
in the middle market, dealmaking community for a day focused on networking and
knowledge sharing.


Moderator, Caroline Fairchild

Managing News Editor

Carolyn Childers

CEO and Co-Founder

Moderator, Meahgan O'Grady

Head of Origination
Long Point Capital

Stephanie Gottlieb

Founder and Designer
Stephanie Gottlieb

Fran Hauser

Investor, Speaker and Best-Selling Author

Moderator, Estrella Jaramillo Rios

Femtech Entrepreneur, Forbes Writer, and the Co-Founder of Women’s Digital Health Startup B-Wom

Lulu Ge

CEO and Founder
Elix Health

Christina Jenkins, MD

EVP, Lucania Partners Inc.
Lead Venture Investor, Portfolia FemTech Fund

Antonia Saint Dunbar

CEO and Co-Founder, Antonia Saint NY
Co-Founder, THINX Inc.

Mylene Yao, MD

CEO and Co-Founder

Moderator, Linda Filardi

Senior Director and Associate General Counsel
Capital One

Karen DeCastro

Ares Credit Group

Nicole Drapkin

Managing Director
Owl Rock Capital Partners

Jennifer Ezring

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Carolyn Glick

Managing Director
Blackrock's Global Credit Platform

Martha Gurwit

Managing Director on the Capital Markets Structuring Team
Antares Capital

Christina Park

Managing Director
RBC Capital Markets

Program Details 

Branding Panel
Learn how to build your personal brand from our expert panel of women entrepreneurs who have not only built their careers on their personal brands, but also their livelihoods.   This interactive panel will provide practical advice you can use to develop or refine your own brand with an emphasis on monetization and entrepreneurship.


FemTech Panel
Femtech (female technology) is the use of digital health to manage health issues in women and has brought the discussion of healthcare for women to the center stage. With several start-ups and products being launched in the past few years, Femtech continues to expand and is expected to become a US $50 billion market by 2025. This panel will include women entrepreneurs in the space as well as industry experts, discussing what FemTech is, why it’s important and how this new industry is forecasted to grow.

The Many Faces of Debt Financing in 2020
This panel will explore current trends in the debt markets, the interaction of traditional banks with alternative lenders and the outlook for 2020.

Event Materials

Questions about the event? Contact Angie Clay at aclay@acgnyc.org

Questions about sponsorship? Contact Vikash Magdani at vmagdani@acgnyc.org

Women of Leadership Sponsorship Opportunities 

Women of Leadership Marketplace Opportunity 

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