First Lady of Ukraine Joins Forbes 30/50 Summit Abu Dhabi Speakers
First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska, Founder and CCO of The Honest Company Jessica Alba, and sports icon and champion of equality, Billie Jean King have been confirmed as speakers at the second annual Forbes 30/50 Summit Abu Dhabi from March 7-10 during International Women’s Day.
The summit will gather generations of women from the Forbes 30 Under 30 and 50 Over 50 franchise lists.
Attendees will get the chance to connect, collaborate, and innovate to become smarter about technology and leadership. The event will also host an opening gala at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi and a desert party closing dinner.
The previously confirmed speakers list includes:
Hillary Clinton, Former United States Secretary of State, Senator, First Lady, Lawyer, Author and Activist Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate & Cofounder, Malala Fund Gloria Steinem, Journalist & Activist Ayesha Curry, Founder & CEO, Sweet July Mandana Dayani, Creator & Cofounder, I am a voter. Mo Abudu, Founder & CEO, EbonyLife Media Catherine O’Hara, Emmy Award Winning Actress and Writer Amna Al Qubaisi, Formula Racing Driver Tammy Sun, Founder & CEO, Carrot Fertility Jo Ann C. Jenkins, CEO, AARP Her Royal Highness Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud, Secretary General and member of the Board of Trustees at Alwaleed Philanthropies Misty Copeland, Ballerina, American Ballet Theatre, Author and Philanthropist Francine Katsoudas, Executive Vice President and Chief People, Policy & Purpose Officer, Cisco Lauren Watkins, President, PuraVida Foods Dina Radenkovic, Cofounder & CEO, Gameto Suneera Madhani, Founder, Stax Aurora James, Founder, Fifteen Percent Pledge and Creative Director & Founder, Brother Vellies Karen Wazen, Founder & Designer, KW Eyewear and Cofounder, KE Partners Jessica Smith, Cofounder & COO, TOUCH Talent Nayla Al Khaja, First Female Film Writer, Director and Producer in the UAE Lynja, Social Media Infliencer, Cooking with Lynja Kelly Sawyer Patricof, Co-CEO, Baby2Baby Rochelle Niemeijer, Cofounder & CSO, Nostics Pico Velasquez, Founder and CEO, VIIRA Olga Kravchenko, Cofounder & CEO, Musemio Zahra Lari, CEO of Emirates Skating Club & President of Figure Skating Committee and UAE Winter Sports Federation Alyse Nelson, President & CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership Dr. Judith Richter, Founder & CEO, Medinol Shafiqa Khplawak, Poet, Writer and Women’s Rights Activist Symone Sanders-Townsend, Author, Democratic Stratehist and Host of “SYMONE” on MSNBC
Mika Brzezinski, founder of “Know Your Value” and Co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe will chair the summit. Brzezinski will be joined by Maggie McGrath, MSNBC Contributor, ForbesWomen Editor, and Author Huma Abedin.
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