Scenes from #AYASummit for Girls and Women

I recently had the privilege of attending the AYA Summit (#AYASummit) organized by ONE Girls and Women, a program of ONE. You can view a Flipboard program for more details.

Here are some of my photos from the event.

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Thursday, October 23

9:15 – 9:25 am – Welcome by Patricia Amira, Master of Ceremonies

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9:25 – 9:35 am – Intro to ONE & Why Girls

  • Patricia Amira and Ginny Wolfe, ONE

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9:35 – 10:25 am – Why Girls

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10:25 – 10:45 am- Marquesha Babers, Poet and Holly Gordon, Girl Rising

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11:15 – 11:45am – Keynote: Nick Kristof, Author

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1:00 – 1:35 pm – Trafficking Here and Abroad

  • Cindy McCain, Kristen Howerton, and Patricia Amira

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1:35pm – 2:45pm – Tweet to Shot

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2:45 – 3:10pm – Clemantine Wamariya, Storyteller

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3:40 – 4:30pm – Change through Better Health

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4:30 – 5:00pm – Electrify Africa, Empower Women

  • Edith Jibunoh, The World Bank, and Patricia Amira

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5:00 – 5:45 pm – Keynote: Danai Gurira, playwright, actress, philanthropist and activist

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5:45 – 6:15pm – #WhereAreOurGirls?

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Friday, October 24

8:50 – 9:00 am – Welcome – Patricia Amira

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9:00 – 9:10am – Kathy Treat, Speranza

9:10 – 10:10 am – Change Through Economic Opportunity

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10:30 am – 12:00 pm – #EndEbola

  • Dr. Lance Plyler, Samaritan’s Purse
  • Jana Telfer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Erin Hohlfelder, ONE
  • Moderator: Michael Gerson, Columnist and ONE Fellow

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Video message from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

12:00 – 12:45 pm – Keynote: Jamie Drummond, ONE

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12:45 – 1:00 pm – What’s Next – Ginny Wolfe, ONE

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Video message from Bono, co-founder, ONE.

This was my first ONE event, and it was a fire hose of incredibly rich, valuable, important information. Here are some blog posts from some of the other women who attended. I’m still processing everything!

#AYASummit with ONE Girls & Women| My ONE Moment by Chelsea Hudson

Smart Girl Meredith at #AYASummit by Meredith Walker

AYA SUMMIT + YOUR VOICE by Trina McNeilly

AYA Summit, ONE.org and finding words by Nicole (Cogley) Morgan

You’re bored of me, aren’t you? by Michelle

Let me know if you’ve written a blog post about the AYA Summit so I can link to it!

 

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