IGNITE Summer Series: Propelling young women into power

Join us for a series that spotlights how Gen Z women across America are seizing the moment to become the civic and political leaders this country so desperately needs.  

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Tuesday, July 28 - 2:00 PT / 4:00 CT / 5:00 ET 

Part 1: An inside look at up to the moment research on Gen Z voting trends and how young women have the power to determine the 2020 election. 

Speakers: Anne Moses, Ph.D., President/Founder of IGNITE and Raie Muluken Gessesse, IGNITE Midwest Program Manager and former IGNITE Minneapolis Fellow.

Tuesday, August 18 -  2:00 PT / 4:00 CT / 5:00 ET 


Special guests: Congresswoman Sharice Davids, Representing the 3rd District of Kansas in conversation with IGNITE alumna Christina Haswood, candidate for Kansas House, District 10.  

Part 2: From protest to elected office: IGNITE women are on the front lines of racial justice and on their way to political power.

Speakers: Emma Chalott Barron, former Press and Information Officer for the North Texas Dream Team and Jeneisha Harris, Co-Founder and President, National Black Action Committee and IGNITE Tennessee Fellow - and more to be announced. 

Tuesday, September 1, 2:00 PT / 4:00 CT / 5:00 ET 

Special guest: Carlina Rivera, New York City Council Member, 2nd Council District 

Part 3: Owning our political power: How IGNITE elected women are using their platforms to shape policy.  

Speakers: Samantha Perlman, Councilor at Large, Marlborough City Council, MA; Jocelyn Yow, Mayor Pro Tem, Eastvale, CA - and more to be announced. 


Proceeds from the series will be used to underwrite our #IGNITETheVote campaign, which will register and mobilize tens of thousands of Gen Z women across America to vote in November 2020.

Ticket levels 

Series Sponsor: $5,000 

  • Co-brand the event series with your company logo
  • Access to all three events for you and 4 guests 


Trailblazer Access: $1,000

  • Become a Trailblazer to participate in this series with three of your friends (make a one-time gift or set up a recurring gift of $84 a month for 12 months) or purchase individual tickets. 


General Ticket: $100

  • Access to one event in the 3-part series


Young Professional Ticket: $50

  • Access to one event in the 3-part series

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