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COURTESY ALLYN ROSENBERGER

VIEWPOINT: In Relentless Pursuit of Justice

Georgetown, my heart. Thank you. Thank you for surrounding me with passionate, intelligent, driven and justice-seeking people. Thank you for teaching me the importance of speaking up and speaking out, and for helping me to develop my voice. Thank you for putting so many professors, friends and mentors in my[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Toward Inclusive Feminism

In a stirring celebration of girl power, the fourth annual OWN IT Summit hosted more than 500 attendees and 100 speakers during a daylong event Saturday geared toward encouraging the next generation of female leaders. The summit was only one of several events celebrating female empowerment as part of Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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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
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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

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…]

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

VIEWPOINT: Fight Inequality with Inclusivity

At last month’s Women’s March on Washington, millions of women marched through Washington, D.C., around the country and across the globe to show their commitment to a better future. From the biggest cities to the smallest towns, women and their allies — including many Georgetown students — stood together, created[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Commentary | Wambach Owns Mistake at Summit

Commentary | Wambach Owns Mistake at Summit

Standing at 5 feet 11 inches with a long stride and a muscular frame, retired U.S. soccer star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach has an immediate presence in any room she enters. But as she walked across the stage at the 2016 OWN IT Summit on Saturday morning,[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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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…]

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

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