Young Women’s Political Summit 2014

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For the second year, Running Start offered a Young Women’s Political Summit to bring together women of all ages seeking inspiration and skills to enter the political arena.

We met on Saturday, July 12, 2014 for a day of amazing speakers and fabulous breakout sessions.

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When: Saturday, July 12, 2014

Where: The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
(Hariri Building, 37th and O St., N.W.Washington, DC 20007)

Cost: $35

Meals: Breakfast and lunch included with program fee

Proposed Agenda:

8:00 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Welcome & Introductions
9:30 am - 10:30 am
How to Be a Strong Woman Leader
Stacey Stewart, US President, United Way
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Women in Politics
Marie Wilson, President, Ms. Foundation for Women & Founder, The White House Project
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Lunch & How to Build a Campaign Website
Heidi Sieck, CEO & Sara Tabatabaie, Digital Marketing Manager,
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
choice of:
  • Advocacy & Teen Driver Safety Panel
    Sponsored by State Farm
  • Advocacy & Texting While Driving Panel
    Susan Santana, Assistant VP of Federal Relations & Marcella Medina, Director of Public Affaris, AT&T
    Sponsored by AT&T
2:00 pm- 2:45 pm
choice of:
  • Online #Selfie Promotion for Future Candidates Panel
    Jill Hudson Neal, President & Founder, StarStruck Media
  • Personal Financial Literacy: A Key to Campaign $uccess Panel
    Ann Marie Etergino, Senior VP, RBC Wealth Management
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
choice of:
  • Portrayals of Power: Television, Women & Politics Panel
    Krystal Ball, Co-Host of The Cycle, MSNBC
  • How to Get and Keep Your Dream Job
    Jessica Grounds, Director of the Women’s Office, Ready for Hillary PAC
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Power UP Networking & Career Fair
Meet with other organizations supporting women in politics!