Expert Speakers

Learn from and engage with elected officials and leading experts in campaign management, communications, fundraising, grassroots mobilization, polling, advertising, and digital media. 

2019-2020 Speakers

Jessica Brouckaert HeadshotJessica BrouckaertDickinson Wright

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China Dickerson HeadshotChina DickersonPolitical Strategist

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Betsy Fischer MartinBetsy Fischer MartinExecutive Director, Women & Politics Institute

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Ashley Fox headshotAshley FoxDeputy Chief of Staff, D.C. City Council

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Anne Hedgepeth headshot Anne HedgepethDirector of Federal Policy, AAUW

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Liesl Hickey HeadshotLiesl HickeyAscent Media

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Meredith Kelly headshotMeredith KellyCommunications Director, Gillibrand 2020

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Ali Lapp HeadshotAli LappDemocratic Strategist

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Lisa MontenegroLisa MontenegroLead-Wiser, Leadership Coaching and Consulting

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Brianne Nadeau headshotBrianne NadeauD.C. City Councilmember, Ward 1

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Katie Smith headshotKatie SmithFederal Lobbyist, AFSCME

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Lisa Spies HeadshotLisa SpiesThe LS Group

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Pamela Stevens headshotPamela StevensPrincipal/CEO, Pam Stevens Media Inc.

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Caren Street headshotCaren StreetChief of Staff, Representative Karen Bass (D-CA-37)

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2018-2019 Speakers

Jennifer BellJennifer BellChamber Hill Strategies

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Anne CapraraAnne CapraraChief of Staff for Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker

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Bailey ChildersBailey ChildersH&R Block

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Jordan ColvinJordan ColvinJesse Colvin for Congress

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Kristin DavisonKristin DavisonVP and General Consultant, Axiom Strategies

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Women and Politics InstituteIlana DrimmerNBC News/Meet the Press

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Cherisse EatmonCherisse EatmonMillennial Action Project (MAP)

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Rachael EstesRachael EstesGovernment and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Apex Clean Energy

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Antonia FerrierAntonia FerrierOffice of United States Senator Mitch McConnell

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Betsy Fischer MartinBetsy Fischer MartinExecutive Director, Women & Politics Institute

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Rhonda FoxxRhonda FoxxThe Office of Representatives Alma Adams

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Zandria HainesZandria HainesHustle, Senior Manager, Client Success

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Dr. Trace LasleyDr. Trace LasleyAmerican University

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Abby LivingstonAbby LivingstonTexas Tribune

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Julia ManchesterJulia ManchesterThe Hill

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Miranda MargowskyMiranda MargowskyOffice of United States Senator Stabenow

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Neri Ann MartinezNeri Ann MartinezThe Office of Representative Alma Adams

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Lindsey MaskLindsey MaskLadies America

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Amanda Fuchs MillerAmanda Fuchs MillerSeventh Street Strategies

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Lisa MontenegroLisa MontenegroLead-Wiser, Leadership Coaching and Consulting

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Megan Sowards NewtonMegan Sowards NewtonJones Day

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Jess O’ConnellJess O’ConnellPartner, NEWCO Strategies

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Ashley O'ConnorAshley O'ConnorStrategic Partners & Media, Inc.

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Atima OmaraAtima OmaraOmara Strategy Group, LLC

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Molly O'RourkeMolly O'RourkeAmerican University

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Alexandra RaposoAlexandra RaposoEMILY's List

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Keenan Austin ReedKeenan Austin ReedChief of Staff for Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-4)

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