May 16 – Epic Strides


TIME: 12:30 PM – 9:00 PM
VENUE: The 'Quin House

Block One - Epic Strides

Ali Feller

"Ali on the Run" podcaster, blogger, runner

Amy Huchthausen

Formerly - Ten year Commissioner America East Conference

Anna Johannes

2012 Paralympic Bronze Medalist and Disability Inclusion Advocate

Cassidy Bargell

National Champion (2019), Harvard Rugby

Cheri Blauwet

Two-time Boston Marathon wheelchair division winner and Harvard sports medicine doctor

Dava Newman

Director, MIT Media Lab; Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics MIT

Dede Griesbauer

Three-time Ironman champion and Professional Triathlete

Elizabeth Galloway McQuitter

Basketball coach and president of Legends of the Ball for history of WBL, first pro women's league

Emily Capodilupo

WHOOP SVP of Data Science and Research, empowering data-driven decision making

Emily Saul

Sport Psychology, Performance Coach & Collegiate Rower

Esther Wallace

Founder of Playa Society that promotes equal access for Black girls to athletics

Haley Rosen

Founder & CEO of Just Women’s Sports, former pro soccer player

Joey Lye

2021 Olympic medalist with Team Canada Softball and Founder of Joey Lye Oly LLC

Karen Smyers

1995 Hawaiian Ironman and World Champion and Hall of Fame Triathlete

Karsta Lowe

Pro Volleyball player, Olympic and World Cup MVP and medal winner

Kate Ackerman

Medical Director of Female Athlete Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and former National Team Rower

Kate Fagan

Author of NYT-bestselling What Made Maddy Run, host of Meadowlark podcast, Off the Looking Glass

Kate Madigan

Executive Director, Hockey Management & Operations, New Jersey Devils (NHL)

Katrina Adams

Former WTA Tour Player, Holder of 20 Doubles Titles and The First Black and Youngest President, Chairman and CEO of U.S. Tennis Association

Lea Davison

Two-time Olympian and Co-Founder of Little Bellas, mentoring on mountain bikes for girls

Megan Smith

CEO, Shift7 Former US CTO

Melissa Ludtke

S.I. reporter and plaintiff in baseball equal access case, Ludtke v. Kuhn

Mira Shane

Winningest lacrosse goalie and career saves leader at Univ. of Michigan

Molly Little

Big East Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year (2021)

Morgan Shaw Parker

President and COO of W.N.B.A. Atlanta Dream

Natalie White

Founder and CEO of Moolah Kicks- Women's Basketball Footwear Brand

Rukhsar Habibzai

Afghani Refugee Training for Olympics with Twenty24, women's pro cycling team

Sara Mae Berman

"Unsanctioned" women's winner of Boston Marathon,1969,1970, 1971

Shawnee Benton Gibson

Co-Founder and CEO of Spirit of A Woman (S.O.W.) Leadership Development Institute

Sheryl Swoopes

4X WNBA Champion; 3X Olympic Gold Medalist; 2016 Hall of Famer

About Venue

Venue: The 'Quin House
Address: 217 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA

Housed in one of the Back Bay’s most historic and glamorous buildings, The ‘Quin House – formerly the 1888 Algonquin Club – is an aesthetically-stunning playground that aspires to inspire and enrich its community through its thoughtful programming, epicurean adventures, world-class art collection and through its philanthropic arm, The ‘Quin Impact Fund. Encompassing 56,000 square feet, The ‘Quin House is a six-floor architectural gem – reimagined by Founders Sandy and Paul Edgerley, Creative Director, Ken Fulk and Managing Director, Matthias Kiehm. Comprised of four restaurants, six lounges, three bars, eight guest quarters, a roof deck, a fitness and wellness center as well as a collection of private event spaces where a varied cross-generational group of the region’s interesting and interested leaders, creators and innovators – meet, work and play.

The club is an oasis in the heart of Boston – home to the world’s most distinguished institutions of higher learning, prestigious hospitals, and cutting-edge medical research. We’re a center of tech innovation, entrepreneurial development, and philanthropy; and the nation’s leading legal, investment and finance firms all have offices here. Our community exists because of the drive and passion of extraordinary individuals with varied experiences, knowledge, beliefs and capabilities. The ‘Quin’s desire to connect amazing people is based on the belief that a simple introduction can lead to new bonds, new ideas and priceless new memories.

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