Expert Speakers

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

WeLead speaker Kim Alfano headshotKim Alfano
Alfano Communications

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welead speaker catherine algeriCatherine Algeri
Digital Consultant

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welead speaker betsy ankneyBetsy Ankney
Stand for America PAC

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Keenan Austin ReedKeenan Austin Reed
The Alpine Group

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Jennifer BellJennifer Bell
Chamber Hill Strategies

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WeLead speaker D'shawna BernardD'shawna Bernard
Hustle

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Kate Black headshotKate Black
Author

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Jessica Brouckaert HeadshotJessica Brouckaert
Dickinson Wright

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Niccara CampbellNiccara Campbell
Congressional Black Caucus

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Anne CapraraAnne Caprara
Office of Gov. Pritzker (IL)

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Bailey ChildersBailey Childers
H&R Block

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Jordan ColvinJordan Colvin
Jesse Colvin for Congress

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Barbara ComstockBarbara Comstock
former Congresswoman (VA)

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WeLead alumna Jessica Davis headshotJessica Davis
Emory University

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Welead speaker Kristin Davison headshotKristin Davison
Axiom Strategies

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China Dickerson HeadshotChina Dickerson
Political Strategist

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WPI logoIlana Drimmer
NBC News/Meet the Press

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Cherisse EatmonCherisse Eatmon
Millennial Action Project

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Rachael EstesRachael Estes
Apex Clean Energy

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WelLead speaker Amber FaithAmber Faith
Arizona Blue Strategies

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antonia ferrier headshotAntonia Ferrier
CGCN

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Betsy Fischer MartinBetsy Fischer Martin
Women & Politics Institute

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WeLead speaker Rep Lizzie Fletcher headshotRep Lizzie Fletcher (TX)
U.S. House of Representatives

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WeLead speaker and alumna Ashley Fox headshotAshley Fox
D.C. City Council

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WeLead speaker Rhonda Foxx headshotRhonda Foxx
Intel

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Brin Frazier pictureBrin Frazier
Amazon

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Amanda Fuchs MillerAmanda Fuchs Miller
Seventh Street Strategies

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Julie Greene Collier headshotJulie Greene Collier
U.S. Trade Representative

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Zandria HainesZandria Haines
SBDigital

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Anne Hedgepeth headshot Anne Hedgepeth
Child Care Aware of America

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Liesl Hickey HeadshotLiesl Hickey
Ascent Media

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Aly Higgins WheelerAly Higgins WheelerWheelerhouse LLC

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welead speaker amanda hunter headshotAmanda Hunter
Barbara Lee Family Foundation

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welead speaker chrissy hyreChrissy Hyre
Chapman Cubine Allen & Hussey

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WeLead alumna Keren Johnson headshotKeren Johnson
Consultant

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Elizabeth Burton Jones headshotElizabeth Burton Jones
Office of Rep. Chabot (OH)

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WeLead alumna Ellen Kamei headshotEllen Kamei
Mayor, Mountain View, CA

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welead speaker annie kelly kuhleAnnie Kelly Kuhle
FP1 Strategies

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Meredith Kelly headshotMeredith Kelly
Gillibrand 2020

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Ali Lapp HeadshotAli Lapp
Democratic Strategist

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WeLead speaker Kathryn Lehman headshotKathryn Lehman
Holland & Knight

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Abby LivingstonAbby Livingston Texas Tribune

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Julia ManchesterJulia Manchester The Hill

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Miranda MargowskyMiranda Margowsky Office of Sen. Stabenow (MI)

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Neri Ann MartinezNeri Ann Martinez U.S. Senate

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Lindsey MaskLindsey Mask Ladies America

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WeLead speaker Helen MilbyHelen MilbyHelen Milby & Company

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Professional Development Coach Lisa Montenegro headshotLisa Montenegro Lead-Wiser

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WeLead aluma Liz Murphy headshotLiz Murphy Sandy Hook Promise

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Molly MurphyMolly Murphy Anzalone Liszt Grove Research

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Brianne Nadeau headshotBrianne Nadeau D.C. City Council

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welead speaker melanie roussell newman headshotMelanie NewmanPlanned Parenthood Federation

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WeLead speaker Sulli Norris-Cole headshotSulli Norris-Cole
SBDigital

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Jess O’ConnellJess O’Connell NEWCO Strategies

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Ashley O'ConnorAshley O'Connor Strategic Partners & Media, Inc.

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WeLead alumna Megan ODonnell BellMegan O'Donnell Bell
Boeing

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Atima OmaraAtima Omara Omara Strategy Group, LLC

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Molly O'RourkeMolly O'Rourke American University

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welead speaker rachel pearson headshotRachel PearsonEngage

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Alexandra RaposoAlexandra Raposo EMILY's List

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welead speaker sarah simmons headshotSarah SimmonsPurple Strategies

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Katie Smith headshot Katie Smith AFSCME

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Megan Sowards NewtonMegan Sowards Newton Jones Day

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Lisa Spies HeadshotLisa Spies The LS Group

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Pamela Stevens headshotPamela Stevens Pam Stevens Media Inc.

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Caren Street headshotCaren Street Office of Rep. Bass (CA)

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WeLead speaker Selika Talbott headshotSelika TalbottAmerican University

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Allison Teixeira SulierAllison Teixeira Sulier Office of Rep. Davids (KS)

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WeLead alumna Ali Weinroth headshotAlexandra WeinrothU.S. House of Representatives

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WeLead speaker Micah YousefiMicah YousefiWinning for Women

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