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Your Brand

BY TAKISHA AUGUST
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

TaKisha August owns her personal brand. She has spent her life thinking it through, and she shares what she's learned in her presentation.

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Girls of Silver Spring, Our Future Women Leaders

BY SHANNON BABE-THOMAS
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

Shannon Babe-Thomas is the Executive Director of Community Bridges, a non-profit that works with girls in the Silver Spring, MD area. She shares some incredible stories of the girls in her program and the amazing work that they are doing.

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My Story

BY PARIS WATSON
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

Paris Watson is an amazing woman who is the product of countless other women. In this presentation, Paris shares her story of who made her the woman she is today.

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Engineering Has a Woman Problem

BY MILENA GRAZIANO
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

Milena Graziano was always a bit nerdy. She overcame countless challenges in order to enter the field of engineering, and she shares her story in this amazing and hilarious presentation.

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Bridging the Gender Pay Gap

BY JENNIFER LANCASTER
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

Jennifer Lancaster recently went through the process of finding a new job. As such, she looked at strategies and data around compensation. The exercise opened her eyes to some incredible data about the gender pay gap, and she shares it in this presentation.

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It's Possible

BY DENISE HILL
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

Denise Hill is a professional speaker, and this presentation demonstrates it. Denise shares important women in history who were firsts and how that should inspire others to be firsts.

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Observations on Raising a Girl

BY BRENDAN HANRAHAN
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

Brendan Hanrahan is a new father. He has a ton of questions about raising his child. He has specific questions about how to raise his daughter in the face of traditional gender roles. Learn all about his challenges in his presentation.

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Doulas

BY LIZ MARSHALL
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

Liz Marshall shares the story of doulas. Her years of experience and working with doulas have given her an interesting perspective on the often overlooked work.

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A Rebooted Approach to Sexual Harassment that Works for Women

BY PAULA BRANTNER
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

Paula Brantner shares her insights from working in workplace fairness for over a decade. In light of the recent media coverage of the prevalence sexual harassment, Paula looks at the histoy of sexual harassment protection. She then proposes some new ideas in how to address it in the 21st century.

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Opioid Overdoses: A View from the ED

BY ZACH HETTINGER
@ VOL 8 ON MAY 05, 2017

Zach Hettinger is an attending physician at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital, Medical Director of National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, and an assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine at Georgetown Univeristy. That's a serios resume. Listen to his presentation on opioid overdoses from the emergency room.

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GPCRs: The Real Gateway Drug

BY ERIC REFSLAND
@ VOL 8 ON MAY 05, 2017

Eric Refsland is a scientist and a damn good one! He works at NIH in infectious diseases. As such, he works with proteins and how drugs can potentially effect them. Listen to his presentation about the proteins called GPCRs, which are at the center of drug development.

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Medical Cannabis in Maryland

BY DEBBY MIRAN
@ VOL 8 ON MAY 05, 2017

Medical marijuana is legal in Maryland as of 2014. Debby Miran has vast experience in drafting policy around medical marijuana. Listen to her presentation on medical cannabis in Maryland from the leglislation to the benefits and treatment.

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