Young Women Run New York
Kick off 2019 with IGNITE at Young Women Run New York! This action-oriented conference will connect you to politically ambitious peers, elected leaders and an amazing array of speakers. Join us to build advocacy and political leadership skills.
Walk away ready to launch your political career!
Light breakfast and lunch will be served.
$10 - high school
$15 - college
$20 - young professionals and educators
9:00 - Breakfast and Registration
9:45 - Morning Plenary
10:30 - Breakout Sessions
12:30 - Keynote Speakers and Lunch with Women Elected Leaders
2:00 - Breakout Sessions
3:00 - Closing Plenary & Call to Action
SPEAKERSMore to be announced soon!
- Catalina Cruz, New York State Assemblywoman-elect, New York State Assembly, 39th Assembly District
- Melissa Mark-Viverito, Candidate, Public Advocate for the City of New York; and Former Speaker, New York City Council
Morning Plenary: Gen Z organizers at the forefront of national activism
Young female activists share how they are channeling their passion and mobilizing their peers to make lasting positive change on their campuses and across communities - paving the way to their own runs for office in the near future.
- Zunera Ahmed, Field Manager, Max Rose for Congress
- Deja Foxx, Activist and Organizer
- Jazmin Kay, Executive Director of 18by.vote
Afternoon Plenary: Lessons Learned from My 2018 Race
2018 saw a dramatic increase in the number of women who ran for office at the local, state and federal level. Meet first-time candidates - some who won and some who lost - and hear what lessons they learned from their first time on the campaign trail.
- Senator Jessica Ramos, New York State Senate
- Amanda Nora Septimo, Community Activist and Former Candidate
- Nayma Silver, Democratic State Committee Woman at Silver Consulting Services, Inc.
- Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, New York Assembly District 72
- Assemblywoman Inez E. Dickens, New York Assembly District 70
- Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson, Bronx’s 16th Council District
- Assemblywoman Pamela J. Hunter, New York Assembly District 128
- Nomiki Konst, Candidate at Public Advocate for the City of New York
- Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino, New York Assembly District 9
- Assemblywoman Diana C. Richardson, New York Assembly District 43
- Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, New York Assembly District 22
- Assemblywoman Latrice Walker, New York Assembly District 55
- Assemblywoman Jamie R. Williams, New York Assembly District 59
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