Ignite @ Netroots Nation
Session Type(s): Special Event
Starts: Friday, Jun. 8 6:00 PM
Ends: Friday, Jun. 8 7:30 PM
Come to the first-ever Ignite event at Netroots Nation and be inspired! At Ignite events, presenters give five-minute speeches with 20 slides that advance automatically every 15 seconds. Topics vary from personal stories to practical tips to funny or inspirational big-picture ideas.
Jenifer Fernandez Ancona is Senior Director of Membership & Communications at Women Donors Network, and has a wide range of experience in communications, donor organizing, strategy development, grassroots organizing, and multi-racial coalition building. She worked most recently as Director of Strategic Communications at Citizen Engagement Laboratory, where she helped to launch and grow progressive online organizing initiatives focused on communities of color, including Presente.org and ColorOfChange.org. Previously, Jenifer served as a Senior Advisor to Steve Phillips and Susan Sandler, as a consultant to the Democracy Alliance, as a top legislative aide in the California State Assembly, and as a news reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Crafting clear communications around a new progressive economic narrative has been a major focus, and her work has included consulting to the Roosevelt Institute, Netroots Nation and National People’s Action.