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RICHARD & WOODRUFF: Unity After #MeToo Breakthrough

Amid the nationwide push to address sexual assault, women everywhere are joining together to say #MeToo. From touching personal narratives to the “black carpet” at this year’s Golden Globe awards, women are emerging from socially constructed shadows of taboo and shame to speak about their experiences as survivors of sexual[Read More…]

by March 14, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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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…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: OWN IT Speakers Share Advice, Experiences

Q&A: OWN IT Speakers Share Advice, Experiences

OWN IT and the Georgetown Office of Public Affairs hosted the second annual OWN IT Summit Saturday in Gaston Hall. The women’s conference aims to bridge the gap between young women and working professionals in a variety of fields. Approximately 800 attendees from Georgetown and universities around the country including[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Own It Summit 2015

Own It Summit 2015

Own It Summit Speaker Interviews Catch The Hoya’s exclusive interviews with some of the Own It speakers, including Danielle Brooks and Megan Smith. Own It Summit: Imagination Interview Actress in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black Danielle Brooks spoke in the Imagination Interview at the OWN It[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News - Top
OWN IT Summit: Image Panel

OWN IT Summit: Image Panel

During the Image Panel of the OWN IT Summit, CBS This Morning Co-Anchor Norah O’Donnell, Washington Post Political Correspondent and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Mary Jordan and New Yorker Cartoonist Liza Donnelly came together to discuss issues of gender stereotypes, confidence and self-evaluation that impact women’s progress. Each speaker shared her daily[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
OWN IT Summit: Innovation Panel

OWN IT Summit: Innovation Panel

Technology leaders discussed the evolving landscape of technology and emphasized the importance of social impact to innovation during the Innovation Panel of the OWN IT Summit. The panel, which was held in Gaston Hall and came in the middle of the summit, featured 2013 Thiel Fellow and The CRATED Co-Founder[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
OWN IT Summit: Identity Interview

OWN IT Summit: Identity Interview

CEO Angela Rye and editor Julie Zeilinger discussed the themes of identity and experience as female leaders at a panel moderated by history professor Marcia Chatelain. The discussion took place in Gaston Hall Saturday afternoon as part of this year’s OWN IT Summit. Zeilinger, a staff writer for mic.com and[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

OWN IT Summit: Impact Panel

In the final event of Saturday’s OWN It Summit, a panel of women in technology, non-profit and service work discussed impactful action and how to measure its success. Head of Global External Affairs for Airbnb Courtney O’Donnell moderated the discussion, which featured United States Chief Technology Officer and former Vice[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
OWN IT Summit: Imagination Interview

OWN IT Summit: Imagination Interview

Actress in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black Danielle Brooks spoke in the Imagination Interview at the OWN It Summit in Gaston Hall Saturday morning. Co-Executive Editor of Re/Code Kara Swisher moderated the panel. Brooks spoke about the role of Orange is the New Black in shifting[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News