34th Annual Women’s Legislative Briefing
Sunday, January 26, 2014; 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Universities at Shady Grove, Building II, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – Opening and Welcome
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett
The Honorable Ben Cardin, U.S. Senate
The Honorable Chris Van Hollen, U.S. House of Representatives
The Honorable John Sarbanes, U.S. House of Representatives
The Honorable John Delaney, U.S. House of Representatives
Keynote Speaker: Joanne Bamberger, author of “Mothers of Intention: How Women & Social Media are Revolutionizing Politicis in America"
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion on Women’s Issues in Local Elected Office
Moderated by Joanne Bamberger
Panelists: The Honorable Valerie Ervin, Montgomery County Council (former)
The Honorable Nancy Floreen, Montgomery County Council
The Honorable Nancy Navarro, Montgomery County Council
The Honorable Ingrid M. Turner, Prince George’s County Council
2:30 – 3:45 p.m.
Seminar Series I
A. Effective Legislative Advocacy
B. Advocacy for Older Women’s Issues
C. Women’s Health Issues
D. Women in the Public Realm
E. Teen Track: Owning Your Image
4 – 5:15 p.m.
Seminar Series II
F. Workplace Issues
G. Safety, Justice and Human Rights
H. Women, Families and Poverty
I. Miss Representation Documentary (for Adults)
J. Teen Track: Owning Your Image (Part 2)
5:15 – 6 p.m.
Reception with Elected Officials
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