Introducing our 2018 Keynote Speakers,

Anne Fulenwider, Kathy Calvin, & Sallie Krawcheck

Anne Fulenwider is the Editor-in-Chief of Marie Claire, a position she has held since September 2012, overseeing all content for the brand in the United States. During that time she has been named Editor of the Year by two trade organizations and has garnered the magazine several ASME nominations, including General Excellence in 2017 and Cover of the Year in 2018. In 2017 she was awarded Hearst's Innovation of the Year Award for launching The Power Trip, the magazine's signature event celebrating the country's most influential women. She also appears as a frequent judge on the Emmy-winning TV show Project Runway and the mentor on Project Runway All Stars.

Fulenwider launched her career at The Paris Review, working with George Plimpton on his biography of Truman Capote, and was later named senior editor at Vanity Fair, where she edited bestselling authors Dominick Dunne, Buzz Bissinger, and Fran Lebowitz, among others. She served as Editor in Chief of Condé Nast’s Brides Magazine from 2011-2012.

In 2017 Fulenwider was named to the New York State Council on Women and Girls by Governor Andrew Cuomo. She is also an advisor to the UN Foundation’s Girl Up and a member of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's ITVS Women & Girls Leadership Council. Fulenwider graduated from Harvard University in 1995. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.

 Kathy Calvin is President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation. Her career has spanned work in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.  She is a passionate advocate for multi-sector problem-solving, U.S. leadership on global issues, and the inclusion of women at all levels and in all sectors.  Kathy leads one of the most innovative organizations advocating for the UN and the creation of public-private partnerships.  Her leadership brings together the largest network of supporters of UN issues in the United States and a global network of corporate, civil society and media partners.  The UN Foundation was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation advocates for the UN and connects people, ideas, and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems.  As a public charity with many partners, the UN Foundation's work is focused on decreasing child mortality, empowering women and girls, creating a clean energy future, using mobile technology for development, and improving U.S.-UN relations.  In 2011, Kathy was named one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Rock the World,” and in 2012, she was listed in Fast Company’s “League of Extraordinary Women.”  Her innovative work in the philanthropy and international NGO sector was featured by the New York Times in 2011.  She has received numerous other awards for philanthropy and leadership.  Prior to joining the UN Foundation as Chief Operating Officer in 2003, Kathy served as President of the AOL Time Warner Foundation where she guided AOL Time Warner's philanthropic activities and was the chief architect of the company's corporate responsibility initiatives. She joined America Online in 1997 as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, and was responsible for the company’s brand, social responsibility, and external relations.  Immediately prior to joining AOL, she was a Senior Managing Director at Hill and Knowlton, a global public relations company, where she led the U.S. Media Relations practice. For 12 years before that, she served as Director of Editorial Administration for U.S. News & World Report, overseeing budget, personnel, innovation and strategy.  From 1976 through 1984, Kathy served as Senator Gary Hart's press secretary in his Senate office and his 1984 Presidential campaign.  She was one of the first women to hold that title in American Presidential campaigns.  Throughout her career, Kathy Calvin has taken an active role in a range of philanthropic activities, including the boards of the International Women's Media Foundation, City Year, Internews, the Newseum, Share Our Strength, the United Nations Association of the United States of America, and the East-West Center.  She is a frequent public speaker and commenter. Kathy is a graduate of Purdue University.

Kathy Calvin is President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation. Her career has spanned work in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.  She is a passionate advocate for multi-sector problem-solving, U.S. leadership on global issues, and the inclusion of women at all levels and in all sectors.

Kathy leads one of the most innovative organizations advocating for the UN and the creation of public-private partnerships.  Her leadership brings together the largest network of supporters of UN issues in the United States and a global network of corporate, civil society and media partners.  The UN Foundation was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation advocates for the UN and connects people, ideas, and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems.  As a public charity with many partners, the UN Foundation's work is focused on decreasing child mortality, empowering women and girls, creating a clean energy future, using mobile technology for development, and improving U.S.-UN relations.

In 2011, Kathy was named one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Rock the World,” and in 2012, she was listed in Fast Company’s “League of Extraordinary Women.”  Her innovative work in the philanthropy and international NGO sector was featured by the New York Times in 2011.  She has received numerous other awards for philanthropy and leadership.

Prior to joining the UN Foundation as Chief Operating Officer in 2003, Kathy served as President of the AOL Time Warner Foundation where she guided AOL Time Warner's philanthropic activities and was the chief architect of the company's corporate responsibility initiatives. She joined America Online in 1997 as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, and was responsible for the company’s brand, social responsibility, and external relations.

Immediately prior to joining AOL, she was a Senior Managing Director at Hill and Knowlton, a global public relations company, where she led the U.S. Media Relations practice. For 12 years before that, she served as Director of Editorial Administration for U.S. News & World Report, overseeing budget, personnel, innovation and strategy.  From 1976 through 1984, Kathy served as Senator Gary Hart's press secretary in his Senate office and his 1984 Presidential campaign.  She was one of the first women to hold that title in American Presidential campaigns.

Throughout her career, Kathy Calvin has taken an active role in a range of philanthropic activities, including the boards of the International Women's Media Foundation, City Year, Internews, the Newseum, Share Our Strength, the United Nations Association of the United States of America, and the East-West Center.  She is a frequent public speaker and commenter. Kathy is a graduate of Purdue University.

 Financial feminist Sallie Krawcheck is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, an innovative digital investment platform for women. She is the Chair of Ellevate Network, the global professional women’s network, and of the Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index Fund, which invests in the top-rated companies in the world for advancing women. She also is the best-selling author of “Own It: The Power of Women at Work.”  Before becoming an entrepreneur, she was CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, of Smith Barney, of US Trust, of the Citi Private Bank, and of Sanford Bernstein. During her career, Krawcheck has a history of turning around and growing troubled businesses, eliminating Wall Street conflicts of interest, and advocating a true client-centered business model. Fortune Magazine called her “The Last Honest Analyst” during her tenure at Sanford Bernstein, and noted that hers was the most influential voice for research quality and integrity.  Krawcheck has also been named among the top ten of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People” in business list, as well as one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneurs to Watch. She has also been referred to as one of the most successful and influential executives in financial services. Krawcheck lends her voice regularly as a featured columnist to traditional publications, as well as to social media, where she reaches a network of more than 2,100,000 followers on LinkedIn and 54,000 on Twitter.  A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Krawcheck attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on the Morehead Scholarship and graduated summa cum laude in 1987. In 1992, she received a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.

Financial feminist Sallie Krawcheck is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, an innovative digital investment platform for women. She is the Chair of Ellevate Network, the global professional women’s network, and of the Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index Fund, which invests in the top-rated companies in the world for advancing women. She also is the best-selling author of “Own It: The Power of Women at Work.”

Before becoming an entrepreneur, she was CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, of Smith Barney, of US Trust, of the Citi Private Bank, and of Sanford Bernstein. During her career, Krawcheck has a history of turning around and growing troubled businesses, eliminating Wall Street conflicts of interest, and advocating a true client-centered business model. Fortune Magazine called her “The Last Honest Analyst” during her tenure at Sanford Bernstein, and noted that hers was the most influential voice for research quality and integrity.

Krawcheck has also been named among the top ten of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People” in business list, as well as one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneurs to Watch. She has also been referred to as one of the most successful and influential executives in financial services. Krawcheck lends her voice regularly as a featured columnist to traditional publications, as well as to social media, where she reaches a network of more than 2,100,000 followers on LinkedIn and 54,000 on Twitter.

A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Krawcheck attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on the Morehead Scholarship and graduated summa cum laude in 1987. In 1992, she received a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.