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The InCharge Conversations 2020

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re opening our studio doors for women to come together to start conversations about InCharge ideas and solutions.

Please see below for the list of speakers for both the morning and afternoon sessions.

Presented by Mastercard.
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Past Events

Morning Session Speakers

9:00AM - 12:30PM

MC: Akilah Hughes, Writer & Comedian

Welcome: Diane von Furstenberg


Taking Charge of: Your (Invisible) Labor

Eve Rodsky, Author of “Fair Play”


Taking Charge of: Mind, Body and Soul

Ally Love, Professional Soccer Player & Peloton Cycle Instructor

Christina Coleman, Editor, Digital Content Creator & Strategist


Taking Charge of: Our Body Politic

Rachel Feinstein, Artist


Taking Charge of: Making Space For the Next Generation

Moderator: Nadia Lopez, Chief Visionary Officer & Public Speaker

Panelists: Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA

Ana de Almeida Amaral, 2019 National Gold Award Girl Scout


Taking Charge of: Your Rise

Moderator: Samantha Barry, Editor-In-Chief of Glamour

Panelists: Dr. Dambisa Moyo, Economist & Author

Dina Powell, Financial Executive, Philanthropist & Political Advisor


Taking Charge of: The Machine

Panelists: Mira Murati, VP of Al & Partnerships at OpenAl

Paris Martineau, Staff Writer at WIRED


Taking Charge of: A World on Fire

Moderator: Céline Semaan, Designer, Advocate, Writer & Founder of The Slow Factory

Panelists: Naomi Klein, Author, Climate Change Activist & Filmmaker

Aracely Jimenez-Hudis, Leader at Sunrise Movement


Taking Charge of: Your Revolutionary Love

Valarie Kaur, Civil Rights Activist, Documentary Filmmaker, Lawyer & Faith Leader


Taking Charge of: The Story

Moderator: Zerlina Maxwell, Political Analyst, Commentator, Speaker & Writer

Panelist: Adrienne Warren, Actress, Singer & Dancer - “Tina” on Broadway

DVF Studio
440 W 14th Street
New York, NY 10014

Date: Friday, March 6

Time: 9:00 am

Afternoon Session Speakers

1:30PM - 5:00PM

Taking Charge of: Real News

Diane von Furstenberg

Campbell Brown, Head of Global Partnerships at Facebook


Taking Charge of: Your Vision

Moderator: Cheryl Guerin, EVP Communications at Mastercard

Panelists: Rebecca Parekh, Co-Founder & CEO of THE WELL

Deepica Mutyala, Founder & CEO of Live Tinted

Lindsey Taylor Wood, Founder and CEO of The Helm


Acoustic Performance: Jennifer Nettles, Singer & Songwriter of Sugarland


Taking Charge of: Your Voice

Moderator: Cindi Leive, Former Editor-In-Chief of Glamour & Women’s Advocate

Panelist: Jennifer Nettles, Singer & Songwriter of Sugarland


Taking Charge of: Your Personal Evolution

Moderator: Liz Plosser, Editor-In-Chief of Women's Health

Panelists: Lauren Bush Lauren, CEO & Co-Founder of FEED Projects

Lauren Chan, Founder of Plus-Size Workwear Brand, Henning

Hildy Kuryk, Founder of Artemis Strategies


Taking Charge of: The Onlyness

Moderator: Piera Luisa Gelardi, Co-Founder & Executive Creative Director of Refinery29

Panelists: Lauren Wasser, Model, Actress & Activist

Katie Sturino, Founder of Megababe

Whembley Sewell, Executive Editor of Them

Rujeko Hockley, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum


Taking Charge of: The Revolution

Gloria Steinem, Journalist, Author & Social-Political Activist

Jameela Jamil, Actress & Activist


Musical Performance: Madison McFerrin, Singer & Songwriter

DVF Studio
440 W 14th Street
New York, NY 10014

Date: Friday, March 6

Time: 1:30 pm