2019 Women's Leadership Conference Agenda

Time Session Location
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Registration and Check-In Post Hall
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sponsored Luncheon

Opening Remarks: Mary Buckley, Directore Women's Leadership Program and Elizabeth Chacko, Associate Provost Mount Vernon Campus

Musical Performance: Millicent Scarlett
"Will You Be There for Me?" and "Damned, if I Do"

Luncheon Speaker: Grace Speights, GW Board of Trustees
"Counseling Organizations in the Wake of the #MeToo Movement, What Has Changed?"

Alumnae Recognition: Elizabeth Orlando, MVC '87 and Harjinder Gill, MVC '99

Post Hall
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Keynote Address

Introduction: Megan Beyer, Gender Advocate EqualAI
Keynote Speaker: Stephanie Schriock, President of Emily's List
“No Turning Back: A New Era for Women in Politics”

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Coffee Break

AMES B1 Corridor
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Afternoon Panel: #MeToo: Catalyst for Change? Empowered. Confident. In Control. Where do we go from here?

Panel Moderator

  • Cynthia Steele Vance (MVC '79)


  • Jennifer Lawless, Ph.D.
  • Megan Beyer
  • Heera Kamboj
  • Jennifer L. Porter
  • Delegate Kathy Tran
3:00 PM Conference Concludes