Wednesday, Sep 25, 9 AM-3 PM

Professional Women in Advocacy New Orleans Workshop

Loyola University New Orleans

PWIA New Orleans Workshop September 25, 2019 Welcome to our first New Orleans Workshop! We have a great agenda lined up for you. Our theme this year is Breakthrough Advocacy so we will be talking about trends and technologies that are changing the advocacy industry. A subtheme of the workshop is how increased youth and diversity in the civic arena is changing how we do business. Schedule of Events 9:00am Registration and breakfast - Come early and network with friends and colleagues 9:30am Welcome remarks - VIP TBD 9:45am Opening statement: Breakthrough Advocacy - How are factors like increased diversity and innovation changing the advocacy industry and how can YOU keep pace? Speaker: LeeAnn Petersen, CEO, PWIA Conference 10:00am Innovation for Advocacy - Explore the latest tools, trends and technologies transforming the way we advocate for our industries, organizations and causes. 11:00am Breakthrough Communications for Advocacy - Learn how innovations in tradiional and new media are changing the way we communicate with policy makers and stakeholders. 12:00pm Networking Break 12:15pm Keynote Luncheon 1:30pm Diversity and Inclusion in Advocacy - In Federal, State and Local government more women, young people and people of color have been elected than ever before. How is the new face of politics changing the way we advocate and the laws we craft? 2:30pm Been there Done that – Women of Distinction - BTDT is everyone’s favorite PWIA session because it gathers a group of successful women from business, media and politics to share their stories, lend advice and leave you inspired to succeed. 3:30pm Optional networking and farewell Workshop concludes Sponsorships are available. Please visit for details or contact