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Soraya Eid (COL '17) opened the fourth annual OWN IT summit in Gaston Hall on Saturday.

OWN IT Returns in 4th Year with Diverse Perspectives

In the spirit of feminist activist Susan B. Anthony’s call to organize, agitate and educate, more than 100 invited speakers and 500 attendees convened for the fourth annual OWN IT summit Saturday in a daylong series of discussions on women’s rights and female empowerment. The summit included panels, breakout sessions,[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JESUS RODRIGUEZ/THE HOYA
Soraya Eid (COL '17) opened the fourth annual OWN IT summit in Gaston Hall on Saturday.

OWN IT 2017: Full Summit Coverage

For full coverage of the 4th annual 2017 OWN IT Summit, visit the links below. Overview: OWN IT Returns in 4th Year with Diverse Perspectives “Educate” Panel “Organize” Panel “Agitate” Panel “Hoya Visionaries” Panel Have a reaction to this article? Write a letter to the editor.

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized

Panel Advocates Role of Increased Diversity in Changing Perspectives

Increased diversity and denouncing hate speech are the most effective ways to educate those with intolerant and bigoted perspectives, according to three panelists on the “Educate” panel during the OWN IT Summit on Saturday. Huffington Post Executive Women’s Editor Emma Gray moderated the panel, which included Council on American-Islamic Relations[Read More…]

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Panelists Urge Increased Advocacy Efforts

Meaningful change can be achieved in many ways, according to the speakers on the “Organize” panel at the OWN IT Summit on Saturday. The panel, moderated by Jen Psaki, former communications director and senior advisor to President Barack Obama, focused on the ways the panelists organized movements to spread their[Read More…]

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Speakers Push Intersectionality, Participation in Women’s Rights Movement

A greater awareness of intersectionality and increased participation is necessary in the women’s rights movement, according to panelists during the “Agitate” panel at the OWN IT Summit 2017 on Saturday. The panel featured Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.), Chief of Staff to former first lady Michelle Obama Tina Tchen and Jamia[Read More…]

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Alumni Promote Role of Georgetown in Advocacy Efforts

Georgetown’s values inspire activist efforts, according to three alumni who participated in the “Hoya Visionaries” panel at the OWN IT Summit on Saturday. The panel featured disability rights advocate Anastasia Somoza (COL ’07), who gave a speech in support of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention[Read More…]

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