VENUE: Georgetown University: Gaston Hall and campus
ADDRESS: 3700 O St NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA
Hear from over 80 influential speakers representing various fields: medicine, technology, fashion, journalism, policy, advocacy, organizing, entrepreneurship, sports, wellness, non-profits, military service, documentary filmmaking, and more!
Deputy Administrator of NASA, Dava Newman; Founding Editor-In-Chief of MuslimGirl.net, Amani Alkhat; CEO and Co-Founder of THINX and 2015 Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Miki Agarwal; Spoken Word Poet, Azure Antoinette; Pulitzer Prize winning Washington Post journalist, Mary Jordan; Chief Technology Officer & Fmr. VP of GoogleX, Megan Smith; Former US Ambassador to Global Women's Issues, Ambassador Melanne Verveer;Co-Anchor of CBS This Morning, Norah O'Donnell; and many more!
Schedule of the Day
7:00am WAKE-UP YOGA (optional)
8:00am REGISTRATION & ASSORTED BREAKFAST Healy Hall
9:00am WELCOME TO OWN IT 2016: KICKOFF Gaston Hall
9:20am WOMEN IN NEW MEDIA Gaston Hall
10:00am WOMEN RUNNING 2016 Gaston Hall
11:00am BREAKOUT SESSION #1 TBA
12:40pm POWER LUNCH W/ MARKETPLACE TBA
1:15pm BREAKOUT SESSION #2 TBA
2:15pm WOMEN REDEFINING ACTIVISM Gaston Hall
2:45pm TRAILBLAZERS Gaston Hall
3:15pm OWN IT 2016 AWARD AND CLOSING REMARKS Gaston Hall
3:30pm OPTIONAL: STORYCORPS AND CONVERSATIONS TBA
Tickets cover the cost of an 8-hour day with access to incredible speakers. In addition, the day will feature a full breakfast spread, coffee and tea throughout the day, lunch, and free swag + tote from our sponsors!
This event is open to everyone: all GU students, faculty and staff AND those non-GU affiliated (both women and men!).
The OWN IT Summit seeks to be inclusive for all, regardless of cost. Financial aid is available for the OWN IT Summit upon request. To inquire, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by March 28th at 12:00 PM to Helen Brosnan, at email@example.com. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill requests made after March 28th.