What are the priorities for LGBTQ advocacy, economic empowerment, and areas where federal legislation affects our lives?

Economic Empowerment – The 4th Pillar in LGBTQ Advocacy


How does Economic Empowerment fit into the current model for LGBTQ advocacy?


Breakfast Reception & Program

JW Marriott

8:00 am

Breakfast & Networking

8:00 am


Welcome & Opening Remarks by Summit Chair

8:30 am

LGBTQ Innovation Pioneer Award Presentation

Klayton Fennell, Senior Vice President Local Government, Comcast

8:40 am

Advocacy & the LGBTQ Community - A Conversation with Ambassador Rufus Gifford

8:45 am

LGBTQ Voices in Business

9:00 am

Perspectives on Advocacy and Government Affairs

9:30 am


Main Program

Capitol Hill

12:00 pm

Lunch & Networking

12:00 pm


Welcome & Introduction from Summit Chair

12:30 pm

Economic Empowerment and Advocacy

12:40 pm

LGBTQ Legislation: Access to Capital

1:15 pm

LGBTQ Legislation: Workplace Anti-Discrimination

2:00 pm

LGBT Identities in Business

3:00 pm

Closing Remarks

3:25 pm


Cocktail Reception

Nixon Peabody

4:00 pm

Cocktails & Networking

4:00 pm


Special Guest: Ambassador Dan Baer