The 2011 Hogan Lovells’ Women’s Global Executive Summit brought together a diverse, global audience of women executives to explore topics of relevance and value presented by leading business executives, educators, and diplomats. The event was held on 24-25 October 2011 in New York and featured an onstage conversation between Madeleine K. Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State, and Summit Chair Claudette M. Christian.


  • Women on the World Stage
  • The Impact of Economic and Political Shifts
  • Controlling Your Reputation in a World that Holds No Secrets
  • Leadership for Growth in Challenging Times
  • Leaving Your Mark: What’s Your Legacy?


  • Madeleine K. Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State
  • Mika Brzezinski, Journalist, MSNBC
  • Margaret Brennan, Bloomberg TV
  • Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chairman, Carlson
  • Tammy Haddad, President and Founder, Haddad Media
  • Susan Z. Haller, Vice President, Legal, Sprint Nextel Corporation
  • Christina Lamb, U.S. Editor, The Sunday Times
  • Carol A. Melton, Executive Vice President, Global Public Policy, Time Warner Inc.
  • Ekaterina V. Petelina, Member of VTB Bank Management Board, VTB Group
  • Vicky Pryce, Senior Managing Director, Economics, FTI Consulting Inc.
  • Christine C. Quinn, Speaker, New York City Council
  • Marina Salamon, Chairman, Altana S.p.A.
  • Julia Solovieva, President, Prof-Media
  • Caryl M. Stern, President and CEO, U.S. Fund for UNICEF
  • Cynthia L. Zollinger, President and CEO, Cornerstone Research