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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…]

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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 Keynote Interview Abby Wambach Charged With DUII

The OWN IT board will maintain its speaking invitation to retired American soccer star and 2016 OWN IT Summit keynote interview Abby Wambach after she was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants early Sunday morning in Portland, Ore. Wambach, who holds two Olympic gold medals and a 2015[Read More…]

by April 3, 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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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