The Washington University chapter of OWN IT, a women’s empowerment group that hosts an annual event featuring female leaders in various fields, hosted its third leadership summit Saturday in Bauer Hall.
A panel of women’s rights activists discussed the impact and ongoing implications of the Women’s March in Seigle Hall Sunday.
Over 30 students discussed community involvement at OWN IT: WashU’s spring event Tuesday in a way that mirrored the “break-out session” structure of their upcoming fall summit.
Comedian Jessica Williams and actress Ellen Page will not be part of Student Union’s Speaker Series this year, removing the two highest-profile guests from the annual speaker schedule.
Over 250 people attended Washington University’s first annual OWN IT women’s empowerment summit, which included panels and breakout sessions on Saturday featuring female leaders in a number of fields.
The inaugural OWN IT summit at Washington University will be taking place November 7th—co-founder and current senior Ellen Kaushansky has been extremely busy finalizing all the details of the summit for women’s empowerment.
Student Union Speaker Series’ most expensive speaker will be appearing at an event charging an entrance fee, but organizers and SU executives say they are working to ensure that Washington University students are able to hear Ellen Page’s speech free of charge.
OWN IT WashU, a newly formed student group that aims to encourage women to be their best selves, hosted a panel Monday night to discuss the challenges and celebrations of womanhood from different perspectives.
A recent women’s empowerment conference organized by students at Georgetown University has inspired three Washington University students to bring the OWN IT Summit to St. Louis.