Second Annual Young Women's Leadership Summit

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Second Annual Young Women's Leadership Summit

Last week, over 350 talented, intelligent young women stormed Dallas, Texas for Turning Point USA’s second annual Young Women’s Leadership Summit – the largest, conservative, young women’s summit of its time. These women, who range from 13-24 years old and of all races, proudly represented 42 different states. They came prepared to learn and left ready to spread the #BIGGOVSUCKS message. These women truly are the left’s WORST NIGHTMARE.

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Representative Marsha Blackburn opened Sunday evening with a story that reminded the girls of the importance of hard work.

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Throughout the next four days, these young women learned how to dominate social media from Turning Point USA founder, Charlie Kirk, and experienced a Q & A with Tomi Lahren that captivated the audience and busted the liberal myth of modern day feminism.

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Amanda Owens of Future Female Leader and Heidi Ganahl of Camp Bow Wow shared their stories of entrepreneurship and perseverance as businesswomen


A Women in Media panel, consisted of Katie Pavlich, Ashley Pratte, and Amber Smith, encouraged women to pursue their goals of radio or TV journalism and, rape survivor, Kimberly Corban shared her story and emphasized the importance of a woman’s right to carry.

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Guy Benson and Mary Katharine Ham take the stage to discuss End of Discussion: How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and fun!) a book written not to silence discussion but to expose the liberals agenda on ending any and all productive political debate and discourse.

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A silent storm started Wednesday morning when Ben Shapiro tweeted that he was having flight complications with American Airlines during his travels to the YWLS from Los Angeles.

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This news only encouraged the girls to put Charlie’s social media advice to work and created the hashtag #AmericanFAILlines to express their frustrations.

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Hell or high water, Ben was determined to speak to these girls and nothing can stop a fiery group of conservative women. Ben spoke via Skype and spent the majority of his time answering questions from attendees.

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Last but certainly not least, Carly Fiorina closes YWLS, giving a speech about feminism. Before the eye roll; just listen.

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It was an uplifting reminder to the girls that feminism is not what the modernists have made it.

Feminism is not about fitting the leftist mold of what one must or must not be. She reminded the girls to not let others define them but to define themselves, and stand strong in their beliefs.

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You can rewatch Carly’s powerful speech here.

Beyond many powerful speakers, one of the greatest impacts was bringing together a community of almost 400 driven, like-minded women. YWLS is the largest, conservative, young women’s summit of its time. Never before has there been so much encouragement and hope for the millennial generation than at this summit.

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Thank you to all the sponsors who made this event possible.

Thank you to all the young women who attended this summit and lifted the spirits of not only those in the room but also those who witnessed this event on Facebook Live. Every single one of you is an inspiration.


By | 2016-06-22T17:40:18-05:00 June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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