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Young Women Run Washington, D.C.

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AT&T Forum for Technology, Entertainment, and Policy

601 New Jersey Ave NW

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Our 3rd Annual National Conference in Washington, D.C. this year will include a two-day conference and one-day IGNITE the Capitol with visits with legislators. Young women’s political leadership conferences are a core component of our training strategy. These conferences include skill-building workshops, plenaries on policy topics, roundtable lunch discussions with elected women, and keynote addresses from prominent female political leaders.

Keynote Speakers:

Young Women Run IGNITE keynote speakers

  • Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks, Indiana
  • Congresswoman Sharice Davids, Kansas
  • Congresswoman Deb Haaland, New Mexico
  • Congresswoman Katie Hill, California
  • Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Massachusetts
  • Congresswoman Martha Roby, Alabama
  • Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, Michigan

MAIN SESSIONS

Why Run? What issues are important to you? Define your call to service and start your roadmap to run for office on your campus or in your community.

Speaker: Sara Guillermo

Young Women's Town Hall: What matters to young women voters in the 2020 Presidential election?

Young women vote at a 7% higher rate than their male peers. If all eligible young women voted, you would have the power to determine every single election. Politico wants to hear from you: the next generation of female voters. What issues do you care about? Which candidates do you like and why? What do these candidates need to prioritize to garner the young woman’s vote. Brought to you by media partner Women Rule POLITICO.
  • Quadira Coles, Fellow, IGNITE
  • Savannah Lane, Communications Manager, Turkish Heritage Organization
  • Gabriela Meza, Media Intern, National Park Service

Young Women's Town Hall: What matters to young women voters in the 2020 Presidential election?

Monday Morning Plenary: Gen Z Organizers at the Forefront of National Activism Leading female activists share strategies to harness the power of your voice to make social and political change. Brought to you by media partner Women Rule POLITICO and moderated by Anna Palmer, Senior Washington Correspondent, POLITICO.

  • Eve Levenson, Regional Director, March For Our Lives
  • Miasya Parker, Collegiate Chapter President, Black Girls Vote
  • Deyanira Aldana, Education Justice Coordinator, United We Dream

Gen Z Organizers at the Forefront of National Activism

Plenary: Disrupting fashion - How the founders of Universal Standard built a successful brand that takes size out of the equation

In the face of a fashion industry that has long perpetuated problematic body images for women, entrepreneurs Polina Veksler and Alex Waldman created Universal Standard, which disrupts the apparel industry by taking size out of the equation and is laying the groundwork for the future of fashion to include women of all sizes. Hear from entrepreneur and CEO Polina Veksler as she discusses the impetus for Universal Standard as well as how women can maintain their personal style and authenticity as they embrace ambition.


BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Speaking with voters: How to organize a strong field campaign Congratulations! You’ve decided to run. So how do you get people to vote for you, and which people are you targeting? Learn successful strategies to identify and persuade voters to cast their ballot for you.

Presenter: John Miyasato, Crossroads Campaigns

On-Camera Media Training Be the candidate in a live film studio. Learn tips and tricks to deliver an on-air message, craft the perfect sound bite, and respond to press questions. Practice these key media tips in real time.

Presenter: Chuck Rocha, President & Founder, Solidarity Strategies

Campaign Fundraising Essentials: Show me the Money Terrified of fundraising? Think you don’t have the network to do it? Think again. Women are incredible fundraisers and have massive networks they can tap to raise campaign funds. Transcend your fears and learn the mechanics of how to raise what you’ll need to run and win.

Presenter: Tess Gildea, Outreach Associate, ActBlue

Leverage Facebook to Advance your Political Campaign Learn how to harness the power of your social network to build support and deliver your message in a political campaign.

Presenter: Crystal Patterson, Global Civic Partnerships & Elections, Facebook


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