MAINSTAGE AND BREAKOUT SPEAKERS 2019 

Zara Rahim, Head of Strategic Communications at The Wing and former Director of Communications at Vogue

Sutian Dong, partner at Female Founders Fund

Nicole Corbett, founder of Worn, a mission-driven digital agency

Stephanie Mehta, Editor-In-Chief of Fast Company magazine

Congresswoman Lori Trahan, a newly elected U.S. Rep. (MA-03) and Georgetown alum (SFS ‘95)

Maria Teresa Kumar, President and CEO of Voto Latino

Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY’s List

Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security

Kalisha Dessources Figures, former Policy Advisor, the White House Council on Women and Girls

Vivian Graubard, Director of Strategy/Public Interest Tech, New America, former Senior Advisor to the US Chief Technology Officer at the White House

Elle Celeste, Associate Director of Research and Development Communications, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, former Assistant Director for Biomedical and Forensic Sciences, Executive Office of the President at the White House

Molly Dillon, Community Curator and Manager of Programming, Virgin Unite, former Special Assistant for Urban Affairs, Justice, & Opportunity, White House Domestic Policy Council

Andrea Flores , Associate, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, former Policy Assistant on Immigration and Rural Affairs at the White House

Marcia Chatelain, Professor of History and African American Studies, Georgetown University, Author, South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration

Neeru Paharia, Professor of Marketing, Georgetown University

You-Me Park, Professor of Women and Gender Studies, Georgetown University

Taylor Trudon, Marketing Manager, Reader Engagement at the New York Times

Emma Gray, Senior Women's Reporter, Huffington Post

Lilia Luciano, Investigative reporter at ABC, former correspondent at Vice, Discovery, and NBC News

Lisa Brown , Vice President and General Counsel, Office of Counsel at Georgetown University

Maria Simon, Partner, The Geller Law Group

Karuna Seshasai, Counsel, DC Mayor's Office

Kristin Bradford, Engineer, The Aerospace Corporation

Sabrina Thompson, Aerospace Engineer, NASA

Sumara M. Thompson-King, General Counsel, NASA

Zoe Charlton, Artist and Professor of Art, American University

Heidi Guerard, Designer and architect, former Creative Director, &pizza

Ginny Treanor, Associate Curator, National Museum of Women in the Arts

Reilly Dowd, Documentary Filmmaker, DREAMS OF DARAA

Wanjiku Ngare , Documentary Filmmaker, DREAMS OF DARAA

Rhea Chedid, Creative Content Strategist & Producer, Keeward, Host, Who Run the World Podcast

Hala Ayala, Delegate to the Virginia House of Delegates, 51st House District

Alexandra De Luca, Press Secretary, EMILY's List

Cristin McCarthy Vahey, Representative, Connecticut House of Representatives, 133rd House District

Kat Kelley, Program Analyst, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Elspeth Williams, Associate Director, Policy and Government Relations at Population Council

Lisa Hunter, Director of Government Affairs, Better Medicare Alliance

Ellen Eardley, Attorney, Mehri & Skalet

Jess Davidson, Executive Director, End Rape on Campus

Sara Link, President, Oath Foundation

Hazami Barmad, Founder, Barmada Group

Melissa Kilby, Executive Director, Girl Up

Andrea Dyson, Global Head of Strategy and COO - Bank Resource Management at Morgan Stanley

Carolyn L Trabuco, Co-Founder, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Global Equities Research Analyst

Sheila Herrling, Fellow, Beeck Center, former Senior Vice President for Social Innovation at the Case Foundation

Karen Ben-Shlaush, Vice President, Wealth Management at UBS

Angel Anderson, Founder, SpiceSuite

Kayla Y. Yancey, Founder, Poppin’ Kakes

Danielle Fang, Founder and CEO, ESSA Group, Educational and Support Services for Adults

Jorhena Thomas, Lecturer of Applied Intelligence,Georgetown School of Continuing Studies

Elizabeth Perle, Consultant and Consumer Expert, former Community Lead, Teens and Emerging Trends at Instagram

Elana Jacobs, Head of Product, Crisis Text Line

Lorelei Kelly, Leader of the Resilient Democracy Coalition at the Beeck Center

Anica Landreneau, Director of Sustainability, HOK

Jaime Van Mourik, Vice President for Education Solutions at the US Green Building Council (USGBC)

Tanya Stern, Deputy Planning Director, Montgomery County Planning Department (Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission)

Sec. Anne C. Richard, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration

Amb. Barbara Bodine, Director of Georgetown's Institute for the Study of Diplomacy and former Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen

Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Senior Counselor, Albright Stonebridge Group, former US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Dr. Lise Howard, Professor, Georgetown University

Lauren Bohn, Co-Founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted, Reporter at Ground Truth

Suzanne Kianpour, Journalist at BBC News

Barbara Slavin, Director at the Future Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council, columnist at Al-Monitor.com

Meg DiMartino, Digital Organizing Director, Democratic National Committee

Kunoor Ojha, Distributed Actions Director, Families Belong Together at National Domestic Workers Alliance

Andrea Hailey, Founder, Civic Engagement Fund

Tambra Stevenson, Founder, WANDA: Women Advancing Nutrition, Dietetics, and Agriculture

Sarah Frimpong, Founder, Broodjes + Bier

Juliana Cardona Mejia, Founder, Street Entrepreneurs

Samantha Davis, Founder and Executive Director, Black Swan Academy

Andria Wisler, Executive Director, Georgetown University Center for Social Justice

Maryam Zaringhalam, Molecular Biologist and Co-Host, Science Soapbox

Alexis Coe, Feminist Historian, Host, No Man's Land Podcast

Lauren Ober, Host and Producer, APM Podcasts

Adina Applebaum, Creator and leader, Capital Area Immigrants' Rights (CAIR) Coalition's Federal Courts and Appellate Impact Litigation Project

Sharita Gruberg, Director of Policy, Center for American Progress, former Program Specialist at the Women's Refugee Commission

Julia Yansura, Migration, Remittances, and Development, Inter-American Dialogue

Simone Petrella, Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Cybervista

Amie Stepanovich, US Policy @ Access Now

Heng Xu, Professor of Information Technology and Analytics, American University

Lynda T. C. Peralta, Founder, Pocket Palette

Rachel Chanel Adams, Entrepreneur, Activist, and Senior Advisor, Complex Entertainment

Sadie Kurzban, Founder, 305 Fitness

Patricia Grant, Senior Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program, McDonough School of Business

Laura Miller, Digital Director, When We All Vote

Katelyn Brantley Woodward, Politics and Government Outreach Manager, Facebook

Larissa May, Founder, #HalfTheStory

Sharon Podobnik Peterson, Founder, "Go Love Yourself"

Alisha Ramos, Founder and CEO, Girls' Night In

Berna Anat, creator of @HeyBerna, a financial literacy media series for young people and a personal finance YouTube series called "Felicia's Wallet"