International LGBTQ Leaders Conference

Tammy Baldwin and Aisha Moodie-MillsThe 2016 International LGBTQ Leaders Conference was the largest in its more than 30 year history. More than 500 participants attended, including 141 elected officials.

Check out the agenda, speakers, sponsors and photos from the 2016 conference.

 

Speakers

  • Aaron Tax – Director of Federal Government Relations, SAGE
  • Aisha C. Moodie-Mills – President & CEO, Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund & Institute
  • Al Cho – VP for Strategy & Business Development, Xylem
  • Alex Greenwich – Sydney Assembly Member, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Austrailia
  • Amanda Simpson – Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Angela Foreshaw – Manager of State Operations and Community Outreach, AARP Pennsylvania
  • Angélica Lozano Correa – Member, Chamber of Representatives, Colombia
  • Arisha Hatch – Executive Director, Color of Change PAC
  • Ashlee Davis – Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Ashley Diamond – Criminal Justice Reform Advocate
  • Brian Agnew – Senior Director U.S. Policy, Pfizer
  • Brian Sims – State Representative, Pennsylvania House District 182
  • Cathy Woolard – 2017 Candidate for Atlanta Mayor, Former Atlanta City Council President
  • Carlos Guillermo Smith – State Representative, Florida House District 49
  • Claudia Lopez – Senator, Colombia
  • Clarissa Martinez-de-Castro – Deputy Vice President, Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation, National Concil of La Raza
  • Corey Johnson – New York City Council
  • Courtney Snowden – Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC
  • Cristina Jiménez – Executive Director, United We Dream
  • Daniel Penchina – Principal, Raben Group
  • Dave Barmore – Senior Public Policy Associate, Uber
  • David Black – Director, Washington Affairs, Union Pacific
  • David Cicilline – U.S. Representative, Rhode Island District 1
  • David Gallon – Sr. Dir. of Strategic Insight & Innovation, Toyota Financial Services
  • Debra Shore – Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
  • Dylan Orr – Director, Office of Labor Standards, City of Seattle, Washington
  • Daniel Penchina – Principal, Raben Group
  • Eric Fanning – Secretary of the U.S. Army
  • Evan Low – State Assembly Member, California Assembly District 28
  • Geoff Kors – City Council Member, Palm Springs, California
  • Greg Price – Government Relations, Aetna
  • Hilary Rosen – Managing Director, SKDKnickerbocker
  • Igor Volsky – Deputy Director, CAP Action Fund
  • James Brewster – U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic
  • Jared Huffman – U.S. Representative, California District 2
  • Javier Gonzales – Mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • J.D. Schramm – Lecturer in Management Communications, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Jeff Krehely – Consultant, Victory Institute
  • Jeff Marootian – Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Jeff Riles – Director of Regulatory Affairs, Enel Green Power
  • Jeremiah Mora – Associate State Director of Community Outreach, AARP Colorado
  • Jessica O’Connell – Executive Director, EMILY’s List
  • Jim Meadows – Executive Director, No Age New Orleans
  • Joe Fuld – Founder and President, The Campaign Workshop
  • John Roberts – Portfolio Manager, Workplace Equality Index
  • Jonathan Capehart – Washington Post Journalist, MSNBC contributor
  • Jose Antonio Vargas – Founder and CEO, Define American
  • Julian Castro – Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Justin Nelson – CEO, National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
  • Kate Kendell – Executive Director, NCLR
  • Katie Belanger – Chief Operations Officer, Freedom for All Americans
  • Kelton Morgan – President and Founder, Campaign Services Group
  • Kim Noble – Director of National Partnerships, Green for All
  • Kristin Sharp – Executive Director, New America’s SHIFT: The Commission on Work, Workers and Technology
  • LaWana Mayfield – Charlotte City Councilwoman
  • Lisa Middleton – Palm Springs Planning Commission Member, Organized Neighborhoods of Palm Springs Chairwoman
  • Leslie Herod – Representative elect, Colorado State House, District 8
  • Luisa Revilla – La Esperanza City Council Member, Peru
  • Mark Pocan – U.S. Representative, Wisconsin District 2
  • Mark Sickles – Delegate, Virginia House of Delegates
  • Mark Takano – U.S. Representative, California District 41
  • Matt Thorn – Executive Director, OutServe – SLDN
  • Melissa Lavinson – Senior Director, Federal Policy, PG&E
  • Michael Guest – Former U.S. Ambassador to Romania
  • Mike Honda – U.S. Representative, California District 17
  • Mira Patel – Former Senior Advisor to the Administration, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Nick Herbert – Member of Parliament, House of Commons, London, United Kingdom
  • Nii-Quartelai Quartey – Senior Advisor and National LGBTQ Liaison, AARP
  • Pat Spearman – State Senator, Nevada District 1
  • Rachel Levine – Physician General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Randy Berry – U.S. Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons
  • Randy Boissonnault – LGBTQ2 Advisor, Canada’s Prime Minister
  • Rea Carey – Executive Director, National LGBTQ Task Force
  • Rebecca Cokley – Executive Director, National Council on Disability
  • Renee Willette -Director of Strategic Initiatives, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • Ricardo Lara – State Senator, California District 33
  • Robert Raben – Founder and President, The Raben Group
  • Rob Schneider – Manager of Advocacy and Outreach, AARP Texas
  • Roz Silva – Director of Digital Advocacy, Walmart
  • Ruben Gallego – U.S. Representative, Arizona District 7
  • Rufus Gifford – U.S. Ambassador to Denmark
  • Sandra Moran – Member of Congress, Guatemala
  • Sarah McBride – National Press Secretary, Human Rights Campaign
  • Scott Sapperstein – Assistant Vice-President Public Affairs, AT&T
  • Sean Patrick Maloney – U.S. Representative, New York District 18
  • Shane Bagwell – SPC, U.S. Army
  • Shane Ortega – Retired Combat Veteran, U.S. Army
  • Sue Fulton – President of SPARTA and Chairperson, West Point Board of Visitors
  • Tammy Baldwin – U.S. Senator, Wisconsin
  • Ted Osius – U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam
  • Terrance Laney – Deputy Director, Office of LGBTQ Affairs, Washington, DC
  • Tiffany Muller – Executive Director, End Citizens United
  • Todd Larson – Senior LGBTQ Coordinator, USAID
  • Tom Perez – Secretary, Department of Labor
  • Toni Atkins – State Senator, California District 39
  • Urvashi Vaid – CEO of Vaid Group LLC, LPAC Founder and Board member

Sponsors

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Workshop Sponsors

Plenary Co-Sponsors

Reception Co-Sponsors

General Sponsors

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