Young Women Run 2018

Monday and Tuesday, June 25 - 26, 2018

Monday: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm EST | Tuesday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm EST


About the Conference

Young Women Run is a 2-day training for politically ambitious college and young professional women. This event will feature prominent elected women, workshops and plenary sessions designed to advance the skills and capacities of young women who are eager to become the next generation of political leaders. Build tangible political leadership skills, meet with elected leaders and Congressional staffers, and network with other politically ambitious young women from around the United States. Space is limited to 150 spots. Register early!

Speakers Session Details Agenda Lunch with Electeds

Keynote Speakers

We're adding new speakers every day. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to catch speaker announcements.  

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán, U.S. House of Representatives, California’s 44th Congressional District 

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington State's 7th District 

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, U.S. House of Representatives, Florida's 27th District

Special Remarks

Miss America 2018 Cara Mund, who has political aspirations to become the first female governor in her home state of North Dakota

Vannessa Vasquez, Actress and IGNITE Spokeswoman



PANEL: Careers in Politics - Working in and around Capitol Hill  

Curious about what it takes to make it in D.C. politics? Hear how alums from George Washington’s Graduate School of Political Management used their educational paths to propel their professional careers on politics.

Samantha Joy Fay, Legislative Assistant atthe Office of Rep. Tim Ryan

Carmen Hills, Public Affairs Officer atU.S. Department of State

Chelsea Ritchie, Head of Digital Advocacy, Public Affairs Department at International Copper Association

PANEL: Using the Power of your Voice

Leading female activists share strategies to harness the power of your voice to make social and political change.

Charlotte Clymer, Press Secretary at Human Rights Campaign (Bio) Amber Goodwin, Founder of Community Justice Reform Coalition Monica Sibri, Founder of CUNY Dreamers & former IGNITE New York Fellow (Bio)  

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Where to stay in Washington, D.C.

  • The Washington Court Hotel is within walking distance of the Young Women Run venue, the AT&T Forum for Technology, Entertainment and Policy.
  • Reach out to other attendees on the Facebook event for shared housing options, like AirBnb.

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Media Partners

Program Partners

Sponsorship Opportunities 

The time is now to inspire and activate the next generation of women leaders. We invite you to join us as a partner in this worthwhile and energizing community event. To learn more about Young Women Run sponsorship opportunities contact with any question.

Press Inquiries: Amy Zucchero, (510) 542-9208,