2016

   

 

Become aware. 
Become outspoken.
Become an ally.

 

BECOME STRONGHER TOGETHER
January 31st, 2016

 


“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean” – Ryunosuke Satoro


 

This year’s conference, Become StrongHer: TogetHer, will be to all genders for the first time ever. Women’s empowerment involves, affects, and benefits all genders -a conversation that is not often talked about. In short, this conference hopes to empower the women and men that will attend to advocate for a change. Through ways of professional development workshops, inspirational speakers, and networking opportunities, we aim to educate collegiate men and women about a problem that is prevalent socially, culturally, and even legally —gender inequality.

Keynote Speaker: Vivian Graubard

   

At the age of 23, Vivian Graubard served as an Advisor to the United States Chief Technology Officer. She led the White House Initiative on Combating Human Trafficking through Tech and was part of the President’s Task Force on Protecting Students from Sexual Assault. In September of 2014, Vivian left the Office of Science and Technology Policy and became a founding member of the United States Digital Service Department. Vivian is a strong tech and social activist and dedicates her time to promoting social change through digital tools. Named one of the 30 under 30 World Changes by Time Magazine, this is a keynote speaker you don’t want to miss!

Workshops and Speakers

  • Be an Ally To The Cause 
    Speaker: Micah Johnson
  • In this Together
    Speaker: Reilly-Owen Clemens
  • Transgender Equality 
    Moderator: Dr. Carlos A. Hernandez
    Panelist: Chloë Goldbach, Aubrey Krampert, Ellie Gaustria
  • #mcm #wcw
    Speaker: Daniella Graubard
All proceeds will be donated to Peaceful Paths
Mission: We promote relationships free of violence and control by providing a safe place to receive intervention, advocacy, and education services using prevention strategies and community partnerships
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