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NEW YORK, MAY 9– The KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, now in its eighth year, will bring together top leaders from business, politics, sports and media to continue forging a path for women leaders to advance to the C-suite. The Summit will be held on June 22 at the historic Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., during the week of the 2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Indra Nooyi, Former Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, will serve as the closing keynote speaker.
Each year, the Summit provides hundreds of rising executive women, nominated by their CEOs to participate in the program, with high-impact leadership development content, access to today’s top leaders and year-long networking opportunities. Last year, nearly 4 million viewers tuned in to live coverage of the Summit.
“Being intentional about creating a path for more women to advance to the C-suite is critically important, and we’re excited to have a record number of leading organizations join us in our commitment this year,” said Paul Knopp, KPMG U.S. Chair and CEO. “We look forward to welcoming the high-performing, high-potential executive women they’ve selected to attend the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit and the inspiring leaders speaking at this year’s event.”
The Summit’s lineup of distinguished speakers includes:
o Leanne Caret – Executive Vice President, The Boeing Company
o Dominique Dawes – Olympic Gold Medalist, Team USA Gymnastics
o Marvin Ellison – Chairman, President and CEO, Lowe’s Companies Inc.
o Paul Knopp – KPMG U.S. Chair and CEO
o Laura Newinski – KPMG U.S. Deputy Chair and COO
o Indra Nooyi – Former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
o Condoleezza Rice – 66th U.S. Secretary of State
o Kerri Walsh Jennings – 4-time Olympic Medalist, Team USA Beach Volleyball
The founding sponsors of the 2022 KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit are Cadillac, Constellation, National Car Rental and PepsiCo. The KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit will be held at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm ET on June 22. The event will also be live streamed in its entirety at KPMG.com/WomensLeadership.
About the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, a collaboration between KPMG, PGA of America and LPGA, combines an annual world-class, major golf championship with the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit and KPMG Future Leaders Program – all focused on the advancement and empowerment of women on and off the golf course. The Championship will take place June 23–26 at Congressional Country Club and will be broadcast on NBC and Golf Channel.
Net proceeds from the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit fund the KPMG Future Leaders Program, a charitable initiative that provides top female high school seniors across the country the opportunity to enhance their personal growth through college scholarships, a leadership development retreat, a mentoring relationship with a woman business leader, and an introduction to golf. To date, nearly $4.5 million in scholarships have been awarded to 144 students. For the latest news and updates about the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, visit KPMG.com/WomensLeadership.
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