Keynote Speaker

ap.keynote3.pngSunday, April 9, 2017

12pm - 3pm
Houston Community College
5601 West Loop South
         Houston, TX 77081



Join IGNITE and Houston Community College for this symposium to inspire college and millennial women to become the next generation of civic and political leaders.

  • Hear from two dynamic panels on how to forge a career in the civic and political arena
  • Network with politically active young women
  • Receive advise and mentorship from local community leaders 


Speakers include: 

Keynote from Annise Parker, former Mayor of Houston

Special appearance by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Valschkia Dabney, Ph.D., Vice President, Lone Star College
Judge Ramona Franklin, Harris County Judicial Court
Robert Glaser, Trustee, Houston Community College
Melissa Gonzalez, Chief of Staff, Houston Community College
Kim Hoesl, Lawyer
Allison Leland, Honors Teaching Fellow, University of Houston
Shelly Nadel, Financial Planner
Suzanne Pritzker, Professor, University of Houston
Ingrid Purvis, English Teacher, Aldine ISD
Diane Trautman, Ph.D., Harris County Board of Education Trustee
Patricia Williams, Aldine ISD


For speaker bios click here.