The program delivers diverse content:

  • Insights and advice from accomplished female leaders
  • Professional and personal development
  • Skills and strategies for leadership development and career advancement
  • How to pivot industries – as an individual or a company

The conference format includes keynote speeches and panel discussions, and an opportunity to be part of a community that continues long after the summit.


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Kweilen Hatleskog

Strategy Director – UK, EU & ME, Northrop Grumman

Megan Davies

CEO, Insitu – a Boeing Company

Sabine Klauke

CTO & Head Of Engineering, Airbus Defense & Space

Lynn Strickland

Executive Director, AJAC, SSG (P) US Army (Ret)

Shannon Hulbert

CEO, Opus Interactive

Gina Radke is CEO of Galley Support Innovations

Angela Ambrose

VP, Government Relations & Communications, GM Defense

Gina Radke is CEO of Galley Support Innovations

Amy Gowder

COO, Aerojet Rocketdyne

Martine Gagne

CTO, Meggitt

COL Brandi Peasley

Chief Of Staff, US Army Reserve, 79th Theater Sustainment Command

Pam Robertshaw

Head of Performance Excellence, Raytheon, LtCdr (Ret)

Elizabeth Whelan

Manager, Organizational Maturity, BAE Systems, Inc.

Amanda Heslop

Chief Design Engineer, Rolls-Royce Defense

David Smith

Professor, Naval War College, CDR (Ret)

Gina Radke is CEO of Galley Support Innovations

Peggy Miller

CEO, PacStar – a Curtiss-Wright Company

Olga Custodio

USAFR LtCol (Ret), AA Captain (Ret)

John Kenkel

Vice President – Defense & Strategy, Cyient

Tobias Elwood, MP & Chair of Defense Select Committee

UK Parliament

Read Van de Water

SVP, External Affairs, Safran

Allison Budvarson

COO, Out Of The Box Manufacturing

Julia Boswell

Security & Compliance Lead, ProShop ERP

Aliahu 'Alli' Bey, SSG, US Army (Ret)

CEO, Totem Technologies

Bernice Kiyo-Glen

Senior Consultant, C5BDI

Erika Bogard

Vice Chair, Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition

Kasia Chaberski

VP Communications, NineTwelve