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 Headshot

Jessica BrouckaertDickinson Wright

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China Dickerson Headshot

China DickersonPolitical Strategist

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Betsy Fischer MartinBetsy Fischer MartinExecutive Director, Women & Politics Institute

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Ashley Fox headshot

Ashley 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 Headshot

Liesl HickeyAscent Media

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Meredith Kelly headshot

Meredith KellyCommunications Director, Gillibrand 2020

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Ali Lapp Headshot

Ali LappDemocratic Strategist

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Lisa MontenegroLisa MontenegroLead-Wiser, Leadership Coaching and Consulting

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Brianne Nadeau headshot

Brianne NadeauD.C. City Councilmember, Ward 1

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Katie Smith headshotKatie SmithFederal Lobbyist, AFSCME

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Lisa Spies Headshot

Lisa SpiesThe LS Group

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Pamela Stevens headshot

Pamela StevensPrincipal/CEO, Pam Stevens Media Inc.

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Caren Street headshot

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

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2018-2019 Speakers

Jennifer Bell

Jennifer BellChamber Hill Strategies

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Anne Caprara

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

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Bailey Childers

Bailey ChildersH&R Block

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Jordan Colvin

Jordan ColvinJesse Colvin for Congress

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Kristin Davison

Kristin DavisonVP and General Consultant, Axiom Strategies

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Ilana DrimmerNBC News/Meet the Press

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Cherisse Eatmon

Cherisse EatmonMillennial Action Project (MAP)

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Rachael Estes

Rachael EstesGovernment and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Apex Clean Energy

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Antonia Ferrier

Antonia 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 Foxx

Rhonda FoxxThe Office of Representatives Alma Adams

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Zandria Haines

Zandria HainesHustle, Senior Manager, Client Success

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Dr. Trace Lasley

Dr. Trace LasleyAmerican University

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Abby LivingstonAbby LivingstonTexas Tribune

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Julia ManchesterJulia ManchesterThe Hill

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Miranda Margowsky

Miranda 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 Miller

Amanda 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’Connell

Jess O’ConnellPartner, NEWCO Strategies

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Ashley O'Connor

Ashley O'ConnorStrategic Partners & Media, Inc.

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Atima Omara

Atima OmaraOmara Strategy Group, LLC

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Molly O'Rourke

Molly O'RourkeAmerican University

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Alexandra Raposo

Alexandra RaposoEMILY's List

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Keenan Austin Reed

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

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