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Keynote Speakers

Stay tuned! We will post updates about our NCCWSL 2018 speakers later this year.

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Who has headlined before?


Melissa Harris-Perry
Political commentator, author, professor

Jessamyn Stanley
Yoga enthusiast, body-positivity advocate, author

Franchesca Ramsey
Vlogger, Comedian, Host of MTV’s Decoded, Writer/Contributor
Hilary Corna
Hilary Corna
Entrepreneur, Businesswoman, Author, Founder of the #DareYourself Campaign
Deanna Zandt
Deanna Zandt
Media Technologist
Chelsea Clinton
Chelsea Clinton
Vice Chair of Clinton Foundation
Rachel Simmons
Author and Educator

Nina Godiwalla
MindWorks CEO

Nancy Hogshead-Makar
Olympic Gold Metalist, CEO of Champion Women, Author

Lilly Ledbetter
Equal Pay Advocate

Mayda del Valle
Poet and Performer

Maysoon Zayid
Actress, Co-founder of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival, Stand-up comedian, Writer

Shelby Knox
Public Speaker, and Feminist

Belle S. Wheelan

President, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Photography and Promotion

Photographers and videographers will be covering this event to promote future conferences and programs. If you do not wish to be photographed or videotaped, please let the photographers/videographers know. For more information on AAUW’s photo policy, email nccwsl@aauw.org.