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OWN IT Summit Looks to Empower

With over 100 speakers and 800 attendees, the third annual OWN IT Summit hailed women’s leadership through a day of lectures, interviews and breakout sessions in Gaston Hall on Saturday. OWN IT was founded in 2014 by Helen Brosnan (SFS ’16) and Kendall Ciesemier (COL ’15), and has expanded to[Read More…]

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OWN IT 2016: Full Summit Coverage

For full coverage of the 3rd annual 2016 OWN IT Summit, visit the links below. Overview/Keynote Address: OWN IT Summit Looks to Empower Women in New Media Panel The Future of Science & Technology Discussion Redefining Activism Talk Trailblazers Leadership Panel ‘Call Your Girlfriends’ Discussion OWN IT Summit Recap —[Read More…]

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OWN IT 2016: Women in New Media

Panelists from media organizations called for greater female participation in the traditionally male-dominated media industry in the “Women in New Media” panel during the OWN IT Summit Saturday. The panel featured Founder and Editor-in-Chief of MuslimGirl.net Amani Alkhat, Editor-in-Chief of espnW and ESPN Magazine Alison Overholt, The New Yorker political[Read More…]

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OWN IT 2016: Call Your Girlfriends

New York Magazine columnist Ann Friedman and Tech LadyMafia founder Aminatou Sow, the co-hosts of the “Call Your Girlfriend” podcast, encouraged stronger friendships between females to advance the feminist movement at the OWN IT Summit Saturday. At the panel, which was moderated by history professor and author of “South Side[Read More…]

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OWN IT 2016: Redefining Activism

Activism can be as simple as carrying a dildo. That was one of the many messages relayed by the “Redefining Activism” panelists, who kicked off the afternoon half of the OWN IT Summit on Saturday. Moderated by Jamia Wilson, feminist activist and executive director of Women, Action, and the Media:[Read More…]

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OWN IT 2016: Trailblazers

Co-founder of nonprofit organ donation startup ORGANIZE Jenna Arnold condemned complacency and shared her experiences enacting change at a “Trailblazers” panel discussion for the 2016 OWN IT Summit in Gaston Hall on Saturday afternoon. CEO and co-founder of THINX Miki Agrawal was originally set to speak at the panel as[Read More…]

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