National Organization for Women and Feminist Majority: “Fired Up! Ready to Vote!” Featuring Special Guests Gloria Steinem, Ashley Judd and More

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The National Organization for Women (NOW) is teaming up with Feminist Majority for their first-ever virtual national conference. “Fired Up! Ready to Vote!” brings together feminist activists and NOW members from across the United States for engaging plenaries and dynamic workshops to discuss voting strategies ahead of the most consequential election of our time and the countless feminist issues that are at stake 

Day two of the virtual conference, which will take place on October 17, 2020, will begin with a PAC brunch and serve as an opportunity for feminist activists and NOW members to familiarize themselves with NOW PAC endorsed House and Senate candidates who champion intersectional feminist values. Along with a lifetime achievement award ceremony and key-note speech from Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun, conference participants will have the opportunity to take part in a panel on why representation matters, hear about the intersection of art and activism with Emmy awardwinning producer and filmmaker, Lisa Cortes, and participate in a number of workshops throughout the afternoon.  

WHAT: National Organization for Women & Feminist Majority Virtual National Conference: Day Two; Conference events include:  

  • PAC Brunch 
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony 
  • Representation Matters Panel Discussion  
  • Call to Action 
  • Feminism and Storytelling Panel Discussion with Lisa Cortes
  • Various Workshops  


Speakers include:  

  • Bear Atwood, Vice President of NOW  
  • Linda Berg, former Political Director of NOW lifetime achievement award recipient 
  • Alice Cohan, Political Director of Feminist Majority 
  • Lisa Cortes, award-winning producer, and filmmaker, All In: The Fight for Democracy 
  • Najaah Daniels, Founder, and CEO of Twice as Good LLC 
  • Quiana Dickenson, Political Director, Arizona Democratic Party  
  • Nandini DasGupta, Co-lead at South Asians Vote  
  • Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun, former United States Senator (IL) keynote speaker 
  • Christian F. Nunes, President of NOW 
  • Eleanor Smeal, President of Feminist Majority  
  • Dr. Patricia Spearman, Nevada State Senator  
  • Cheryl Wapesa-Mayes, NOW National Board Member 

With Scheduled Appearances By: 

  • Barbara Bollier, Kansas State Senator; Candidate for U.S. Senate 2020  
  • Governor Steve Bullock, Montana Candidate for U.S. Senate 2020  
  • Alyse Galvin, Alaska Candidate for U.S. House 2020  
  • Jackie Gordon, New York Candidate for U.S. House 2020  
  • Theresa Greenfield, Iowa Candidate for U.S. Senate 2020  
  • Jaime Harrison, South Carolina Candidate for U.S. Senate 2020  
  • Ashley Judd, Author, Actor, and Social Justice Humanitarian 
  • Gina Ortiz Jones, Texas Candidate for U.S. House 2020  
  • Jon Ossoff, Georgia Candidate for U.S. Senate 2020 
  • Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-7) 
  • Gloria Steinem, Writer, Political Activist, and Feminist Organizer  
  • Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14) 
  • Raphael Warnock, Georgia Candidate for U.S. Senate 2020 

WHEN: Saturday, Oct 17, 2020; 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET 

WHERE: Virtual event, hosted via Pathable  

GUEST RSVP: For more information about the Feminist Majority and NOW National Conference and to register for the event, please click here (free to attend).  

MEDIA: For media interested in attending the event or interviewing any participants, please contact 

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