SESSIONS & SPEAKERS

9:00 AM

WELCOME

*   Yun Jung Yang, Esq.             Chair, Maryland Commission for Women

  

SPEAKERS

*   Mrs. Yumi Hogan                  First Lady of Maryland

*   Hon. Adrienne Jones            Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates

*   Hon. Lourdes Padilla           Secretary, Maryland Department of Human Services

  

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

*   Hon. Mary Ellen Barbera     Chief Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals

10:00 AM

LEGACY OF SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT IN MARYLAND



PANELISTS

*   Ida Jones, PhD                       University Archivist, Morgan State University

 Kacy Rohn, MA                      Historic Preservationist Specialist, MC Planning Dept.

  

MODERATOR

*   Linda Singh, PhD                  Chair, Maryland Commission to Commemorate the                                                                    Passage of the 19th Amendment of the U.S.Constitution

                                                         

11:00 AM

WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP AND 

THE INTERSECTIONALITY OF GENDER AND RACE IN TIMES OF CRISIS

  

PANELISTS

*   Leana Wen, M.D.                     Emergency Physician & Public Health Professor, GWU

*   Hon. Kelly Schulz                    Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce

*   Alejandra Y.  Castillo,             CEO,  YWCA USA

*   Michelle Bernard, Esq.           Journalist, Founder & CEO, the Bernard Center for                                                                      Women, Politics and Public Policy      

MODERATOR

*   Denise Koch, MA                      Journalist and News Anchor, WJZ TV Baltimore


12:30 PM

CLOSING

  

*   Eugenia Henry, PhD                 Chair, Summit Planning Committee, MCW



During the Summit, we recognized 

100 heroines, women and girls, 

residents of the State of Maryland,

who made significant contributions to the fight against

the COVID-19 pandemic and racial inequality in Maryland.