Tampa, Florida: The YG Network women’s initiative today announced the first of multiple public policy panels at the Woman Up! Pavilion in Tampa during the week of the RNC convention.
Located just one block from the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the Pavilion will give delegates, convention goers and the media access to substantive discussions regarding key policy considerations. In addition, the Woman Up! Pavilion will host a lounge, café, women’s suffrage museum and a retail area.
Advocacy Means Business
Building your organization
Tuesday, August 28 - 1:30-3:00
Sharon Day, RNC Co-chairman, “Be your own best advocate”
Cyndi Graves, President, Florida Federation of GOP Women, “Rebuilding an organization into an effective policy communications shop”
Katie Harbath, Manager for Policy - Facebook, Advocating through social media
Anita MonClief, True the Vote and Editor-in-Chief of Emerging Corruption, “The use of social media and other tactics to expose fraud.”
Hey America! Don’t take this road!
The Europeanization of the United States
Panel consists of Members of European Parliament (MEP) to discuss the policies leading to the current Euro crisis and how the United States can avoid heading down the same road.
Wednesday, August 29 - 1:30-3:00
Ragnheidur Arnadottir, MEP (Iceland)
Martin Callanan, MEP (UK)
Derk Jan Eppink, MEP (Belgium)
Danial Hannan, MEP (UK)
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, (UK)
Jan Zahradil, MEP (Czech Republic)
Moderator: Beth Halteman Harwell, Speaker of the House, Tennessee House of Representatives
The YG Network is organized as a non-profit 501(c)(4) dedicated to supporting conservative, center-right policies and the efforts of policymakers who fight for those policies. By seeking solutions that create jobs, encourage innovation, instill fiscal discipline, establish a patient-centered health care system and pursue energy security, we can foster the optimal environment for America’s businesses and entrepreneurs to succeed and flourish.