Speaker Lineup for the 2020 KPMG Women's Leadership Summit

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, for the first time ever, the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit will be held virtually on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.

The 2020 KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit will feature an outstanding group of courageous and resilient leaders joining us as speakers to inspire our audience of hundreds of rising executive women, nominated by their CEOs to participate in the program.


Keynote Speakers:

  • Paul Knopp – KPMG U.S. Chair and CEO
  • Condoleezza Rice – 66th U.S. Secretary of State
  • Robin Roberts – Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist

Business Executives & Athletes:

  • Stephanie Linnartz – Group President, Marriott
  • Ibtihaj Muhammad – Entrepreneur, New York Times Best-Selling Author, Speaker and Olympic Medalist, Fencing
  • Laura Newinski – KPMG U.S. Deputy Chair and COO
  • Mariah Stackhouse – LPGA Tour player and KPMG brand ambassador
  • Mike Wirth – Chairman of the Board and CEO, Chevron


  • Michele Tafoya - NBC’s Sunday Night Football Sideline Reporter


“The KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit boosted my confidence and empowered me in ways that maybe I had lost touch with.  The athletes, CEOs, and the group of other high achieving women really allow for the opportunity to take stock and continue the upward trajectory of your career with greater passion.” - Past Summit Attendee