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Day One will engage women, girls, and allies from across the country through inspiring mainstage sessions, issue-breakouts, opportunities to connect with leading fellow changemakers, and an interactive center with organizations and women-owned businesses. You’ll choose 2 breakouts on Saturday: 1 from Session A and 1 from Session B. When you’re not in your breakouts, you’ll be able to take a break for lunch and explore The Center, where over 150 organizations and businesses are hosting activations!

On Day Two, attendees will fan out across Los Angeles to attend skills-based trainings or Community Teach-In’s hosted by a range of organizations that are making change on gender equity in Los Angeles. Please keep an eye out for an email from your Day Two Host with location instructions.

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Day 1 - Main Stage [clear filter]
Saturday, May 5

8:45am PDT

Morning Main Stage Session
Welcome Remarks and Opening: What Does a More United State of Women Look Like? Featuring:
  • Valerie Jarrett, former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama
  • Jordan Brooks, United State of Women
  • Alicia Jay, United State of Women and The League
  • Ange-Marie Alfaro, University of Southern California

Blessing and Warrior Women Song, featuring:
  • Tongva and Indigenous Women (feat. Tina and Jessa Calderon)
  • Piper Perabo
  • Olga Segura
  • Natalia Cordova Buckley
Vision Statements, featuring:
  • Sarah Eagle Heart, Native Americans in Philanthropy      
  • Dolores Huerta, Dolores Huerta Foundation
  • Monica Ramirez, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas
  • Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance and Caring Across Generations
  • Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Tiffany Lopez, Jeanette Antolin (U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team)
  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and First Lady Amy Wakeland
  • Shannon Watts, Moms Demand Action
  • Amber Goodwin, Community Justice Reform Coalition
  • Journey Jamison, Teen Gun Violence Activist
  • Mei-Ling Ho-Shing and Tyah-Amoy Roberts, Parkland Student Activists
  • Jess Weiner, Talk To Jess
  • Richard Dickson, Mattel
  • Ibtihaj Muhammad, U.S. Fencing Team

Featured performances, featuring:
  • FLETCHER, Singer
  • Maytha Alhassen, Poet

Conversations, featuring:
  • Actress and Activist Jane Fonda with Black Lives Matter Co-Founder and Author of When They Call You a Terrorist Patrisse Cullors.
  • Journalist and Editor Elaine Welteroth moderating a conversation with Actress and Activist Yara Shahidi, Activist, Educator, Writer, and Co-Founder of Campaign Zero Brittany Packnett, and U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris.

United State of Women T-Shirt Reveal, featuring:
  • Danita Short, Founder Land of Distraction

Closing remarks speakers:
  • Jenn Brown, Civic Nation
  • Tracy Sturdivant, United State of Women and The League

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Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro

Professor and Author
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Maytha Alhassen

Speaker, USOW
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Jenn Brown

Executive Director, Civic Nation
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Patrisse Cullors

Artist and Co-founder, Black Lives Matter
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Jane Fonda

Actor and Activist
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Eric Garcetti

Mayor of Los Angeles
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Kamala D. Harris

US Senator
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Sarah Eagle Heart

CEO, Native Americans in Philanthropy
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Dolores Huerta

President and Founder, Dolores Huerta Foundation
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Journey Jamison

Student Activist
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Valerie Jarrett

Former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama
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Ibtihaj Muhammad

Founder, Louella
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Brittany Packnett

Activist, Educator and Writer, and Co-Founder of Campaign Zero
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Ai-jen Poo

Executive Director; Co-director, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Caring Across Generations
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Aly Raisman

Olympic Gymnast
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Monica Ramirez

Activist, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas
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Danita Short

Founder/CEO, LAND of Distraction
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Amy Elaine Wakeland

First Lady of Los Angeles, Political Strategist, Public Policy Expert
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Shannon Watts

Founder, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
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Jess Weiner

CEO, Cultural Changemaker
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Elaine Welteroth

Award-Winning Journalist and Former Editor-In-Chief of Teen Vogue

Saturday May 5, 2018 8:45am - 11:00am PDT

4:20pm PDT

Afternoon Main Stage Session
Performance, featuring:
  • DJ Young1

Afternoon Opening: Consider This Your Call to Action, featuring:
  • Tina Tchen
  • Taylor Barnes, United State of Women

Elected official welcome, featuring:
  • Vice President of the Minneapolis City Council Andrea Jenkins
  • Representative Ilhan Omar

Calls to Action, featuring:
  • Surina Khan, California Women’s Foundation
  • Kalisha Dessources and Joanne Smith, Young Women’s Initiative
  • Rubi Martinez, DACA activist
  • Lillibeth Navarro, Communities Actively Independent and Free
  • Elise Buik, United Way of Greater Los Angeles
  • Julie Miller-Phipps, Kaiser Permanente
  • Vanessa Daniel, Groundswell Fund
  • Sue Dunlap and Jennifer Torres, Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles
  • Saru Jayaraman, Restaurant Opportunities Center United
  • Tarana Burke, MeToo and Girls for Gender Equity

Conversations featuring:  
  • Actress and Activist Connie Britton
  • Vice President of Original Content at Netflix, Cindy Holland
  • Valerie Jarrett and CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, Sallie Krawcheck
  • Tina Tchen and Actress and Time’s Up Activist Jurnee Smollett

Keynote Conversation, featuring:
  • Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama in Conversation with Actress and Activist Tracee Ellis Ross
Closing Remarks, featuring:
  • United State of Women Team

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Connie Britton

Actress and Activist
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Tarana Burke

Founder, 'me too.' Movement
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Cindy Holland

Vice President, Original Content, Netflix
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Valerie Jarrett

Former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama

Andrea Jenkins

Vice President, Minneapolis City Council
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Surina Khan

CEO, Women’s Foundation of California
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Sallie Krawcheck

CEO and Co-founder, Ellevest
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Michelle Obama

Former First Lady of the United States, Special Guest
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Ilhan Omar

State Representative
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Tracee Ellis Ross

Actress and Activist
avatar for Tina Tchen

Tina Tchen

Executive Director, The Obama White House Council on Women and Girls

Saturday May 5, 2018 4:20pm - 6:30pm PDT