Break the ceiling touch the sky® – the success and leadership summit for women® is today one of the world’s  most admired “women in leadership” forums, with the World Edition  anchored in Singapore and  powerful local editions set up in Australia/New Zealand, the UAE, India and now the USA.  The summit continues to expand across the world, fuelled by gold-standard content from the worlds best Companies. The summit is curated based on insights from over 7000 women leaders from across the world and has to date enhanced the skills of over 3500 women leaders from over 27 countries. It focuses on sharing best practices for success and leadership for women  via a team of  200 C Suite international speakers  from the world’s best Companies. The summit is intent on enabling women leaders everywhere to learn, network and achieve.  


The 2018 USA Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® offers participants a unique opportunity to learn best practices for gender diversity and inclusion, success and leadership from some of the greatest leaders in business today. Leaders with wide US and international experience who understand the context of a constantly changing, dynamic world and are leading the USA’s charge as the leader of international business. The 2018 USA  Edition to be held in New York is is a perfect opportunity for women leaders in the USA (as well as male leaders who value gender diversity)  to learn, network and achieve at an international forum, which attracts participation from across industries.  The 2018 USA Edition focuses heavily on enabling women leaders with the future skills, best practices, tools and technologies to deliver higher ROI on their business, enhance their social impact and truly get to the next level of success.


This conference is designed for Senior Managers, Directors, and VPs across functions from across the USA. While content is customized for women leaders, men who support gender diversity will gain extremely valuable insights into working with/ for women and winning with the female consumer.  Delegates include middle and senior representatives across functions, aspiring General Managers/CEOs, and entrepreneurs as well. Any woman leader (or man who supports diversity) who wants to learn from the world’s best leaders and Companies, should be at this summit. This summit brings to bear the vast international experiences it has garnered through editions across the world.  It is a forum that deeply engages men in the journey of women being successful and involves only the most  success and professional  leaders. The  2018 USA Edition is  limited to a max of 250 participants.

Break The Ceiling Touch the Sky®- USA Edition 2018
The success and Leadership Summit for Women
JUNE 26, 2018. NEW YORK, USA
"An inspiring Pink afternoon @Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky summit hearing from woman leaders around the world sharing their experiences with us. Every single woman I spoke to at the summit was blown away by this summit even though it was 12 hours long!Now THAT’S saying a lot!Congratulations on a tremendously successful summit !!!"
Linda Nguyen Schindler Chief Operating Officer, FirstCOUNSEL
(Feedback on the 2017 world edition in Singapore, Sept 4, 2017).

Our distinguished Speakers

Colleen R. Lindholz
President of Pharmacy and The Little Clinic, The Kroger Co.

Julie Hamilton
Global Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer & Senior Vice President, The Coca-Cola Company

Chester Twigg
Chief Customer Officer, J&J Consumer

Umran Beba
Global Diversity, Engagement and Talent Officer, PepsiCo

Natalia Shuman
Bureau Veritas

Kash Shaikh
CEO and Founder, Besomebody Inc.

Carolyn Miles
CEO, Save the Children

Joy Rice
Vice-President, Pernod Ricard

Dina Howell
Former Chief Executive Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi X

Rachael Jarosh

Karen Brown
former Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Baker & McKenzie

Anthony A. Rose
Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional

Ranu Gupta
Executive Development Expert and Coach and Executive Board Member – Innovation Pavilion

more speakers to come….