Meet the Team

 
  Erica Wenger     Summit Co-chair   Erica is a Junior studying business!  Fun fact: my twin sister goes to UCLA! 💛💙

Erica Wenger

Summit Co-chair

Erica is a Junior studying business!

Fun fact: my twin sister goes to UCLA! 💛💙

  Elyssia Widjaja    Summit Co-chair   Elyssia is a senior studying International Relations and Global Business with a minor in Entrepreneurship.  Fun Fact: I can speak 3 languages

Elyssia Widjaja

Summit Co-chair

Elyssia is a senior studying International Relations and Global Business with a minor in Entrepreneurship.

Fun Fact: I can speak 3 languages

  Claire Porter    Speakers Director   Claire is a senior at USC studying Communication and Marketing. She has been involved in numerous social-impact organizations on campus, and currently leads the I Am That Girl USC chapter. Her role model is Wendy Davis for standing up — literally, for 11 hours — for what she believes in.

Claire Porter

Speakers Director

Claire is a senior at USC studying Communication and Marketing. She has been involved in numerous social-impact organizations on campus, and currently leads the I Am That Girl USC chapter. Her role model is Wendy Davis for standing up — literally, for 11 hours — for what she believes in.

 
  Paxton Lambright   Speakers Assistant Director  Paxton is a junior from Houston, Texas double majoring in Global Studies and Middle East Studies with a minor in Arabic. She just completed her semester abroad in Jerusalem last spring where she met some of the most inspiring women she’s ever met!  Fun fact: Paxton can order 🍦 in five languages 🎉

Paxton Lambright

Speakers Assistant Director

Paxton is a junior from Houston, Texas double majoring in Global Studies and Middle East Studies with a minor in Arabic. She just completed her semester abroad in Jerusalem last spring where she met some of the most inspiring women she’s ever met!

Fun fact: Paxton can order 🍦 in five languages 🎉

 
  Xandra Beverlin   Logistics and Production Assistant Director  Xandra is a sophomore from Pasadena, California studying Business Administration at USC.  As a Creative Strategist in Trojan Marketing Group, her passions range from experiential advertising to corporate social responsibility.  Her dogeared copies of Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In and Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem never leave the corner of her desk.    Fun fact: Xandra has played violin for the last 12 years, and even appeared in the background of a Glee episode!

Xandra Beverlin

Logistics and Production Assistant Director

Xandra is a sophomore from Pasadena, California studying Business Administration at USC.  As a Creative Strategist in Trojan Marketing Group, her passions range from experiential advertising to corporate social responsibility.  Her dogeared copies of Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In and Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem never leave the corner of her desk.  

Fun fact: Xandra has played violin for the last 12 years, and even appeared in the background of a Glee episode!

 
  Emily Purdon   Funding/Sponsorships Assistant Director  Emily Purdon is a sophomore majoring in business administration. She is extremely passionate about female leadership as she is the president of her sorority on campus, Tri Delta, and looks up to women from Queen Elizabeth to Tina Fey!

Emily Purdon

Funding/Sponsorships Assistant Director

Emily Purdon is a sophomore majoring in business administration. She is extremely passionate about female leadership as she is the president of her sorority on campus, Tri Delta, and looks up to women from Queen Elizabeth to Tina Fey!

  Dimple Khatter   Speakers Assistant Director  Dimple is a junior from Toronto, Canada double-majoring in neuroscience and business administration. On campus, she is involved in Troy Camp and the Helenes and is a student mentor in the Robert J. Coury Applied Leadership Program. She can’t wait for the summit!

Dimple Khatter

Speakers Assistant Director

Dimple is a junior from Toronto, Canada double-majoring in neuroscience and business administration. On campus, she is involved in Troy Camp and the Helenes and is a student mentor in the Robert J. Coury Applied Leadership Program. She can’t wait for the summit!

 
  Megan Gross   Logistics and Production Assistant Director  Megan is a senior at USC studying International Relations and Global Business with a minor in French. Her role model is her Great Aunt, Carol Gross, who played an integral role in the civil rights movement in the 1960s.   Fun fact: Megan has been to 17 national parks!

Megan Gross

Logistics and Production Assistant Director

Megan is a senior at USC studying International Relations and Global Business with a minor in French. Her role model is her Great Aunt, Carol Gross, who played an integral role in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. 

Fun fact: Megan has been to 17 national parks!

 
 
  Valentina Suarez   Design Director  Val is a sophomore in the Iovine and Young Academy: Arts, Technology, and the Business of Innovation  Fun fact: Favorite book is elegance of a hedgehog

Valentina Suarez

Design Director

Val is a sophomore in the Iovine and Young Academy: Arts, Technology, and the Business of Innovation

Fun fact: Favorite book is elegance of a hedgehog

  Carrie Zhang   Logistics and Production Director  Carrie is a senior pursuing a degree in Public Relations with a minor in Music Industry, eager to explore the world of art, technology and social change. Carrie loves her dog, her community, heaping spoonfuls of peanut butter, and writing music.

Carrie Zhang

Logistics and Production Director

Carrie is a senior pursuing a degree in Public Relations with a minor in Music Industry, eager to explore the world of art, technology and social change. Carrie loves her dog, her community, heaping spoonfuls of peanut butter, and writing music.

 
  Stephanie Chu   Funding/Sponsorships Director  Stephanie Chu is currently a senior who is studying accounting✨  Fun fact: she spent her freshman year studying in paris! 

Stephanie Chu

Funding/Sponsorships Director

Stephanie Chu is currently a senior who is studying accounting✨

Fun fact: she spent her freshman year studying in paris! 

 
 
  Hana Lee   Marketing Director   Hana Lee is a senior majoring in business administration with a minor in cinematic arts. She's passionate about empowering and supporting other women and with girl crushes like Cardi B and Rihanna, she believes in strong, badass women. 

Hana Lee

Marketing Director 

Hana Lee is a senior majoring in business administration with a minor in cinematic arts. She's passionate about empowering and supporting other women and with girl crushes like Cardi B and Rihanna, she believes in strong, badass women.