Goal of Summit is to Advance More Women to C-Suite; Sessions to Be Live Streamed via KPMG.com/WomensLeadership

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 at the historic Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD on June 22 during the week of the 2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Former CEO & Chairman of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi 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 into live coverage of the Summit.

“Being intentional about creating a path for more women to advance to the C-suite is critically important,” said Paul Knopp, KPMG U.S. Chair and CEO. “As a firm, we are committed to prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion at the center of all that we do, our commitment extends to the greater marketplace. We’re thrilled to have so many leading organizations joining our commitment to increase the number of women in the C-suite. 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 – EVP & Senior Advisor, The Boeing Company
o Dominique Dawes – Olympic Gold Medalist, USA Gymnastics
o Marvin Ellison – Chairman, President & 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 CEO & Chairman, PepsiCo
o Condoleezza Rice – 66th U.S. Secretary of State

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 am 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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